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by RugbyExiSci
Tue Dec 18, 2007 2:10 pm
Forum: General
Topic: toning for summer
Replies: 13
Views: 7462

Kenny, Hydrostatic weighing is still the gold standard and the best we seem to have developed, although DEXA is encroaching on that title in some places. UWW, DEXA, BIA, skinfolds...all just an accurate estimation. The only true way to measure body composition: autopsy. :) Tell people that and ask i...
by RugbyExiSci
Tue Dec 18, 2007 2:05 pm
Forum: General
Topic: How much body weight?
Replies: 10
Views: 9783

Oh so many push-up variations. One of these days I'll write a book I swear I'm going to... Narrow grip Wide grip Elbows out (more pec) Elbows in (close to body, more tricep) Feet on various levels of stairs One hand on med ball, transfer on ball to other hand, ball stays stationary one hand on balan...
by RugbyExiSci
Tue Dec 18, 2007 1:54 pm
Forum: Diet & Nutrition
Topic: Too much protein....
Replies: 19
Views: 16231

Thanks Stu you clarifying my point. Training breaks down muscle, forcing the body to repair and adapt to additional stress. This recovery builds muscle. But my point remains, and is often overlooked: Simply eating additional protein does not build muscle. Max dietary intakes of Pro from RDs is 1.7 g...
by RugbyExiSci
Mon Dec 17, 2007 4:59 pm
Forum: Diet & Nutrition
Topic: Too much protein....
Replies: 19
Views: 16231

Am I the only one who disagrees a little on this one? Bodybuilders, gym rats, many strength coaches will all tell you to eat as much as you can but the recommendations from dieticians is usually about 1.0 to 2.0 grams per kilo bodyweight, not pounds. American culture makes dairy and meat cheap but y...
by RugbyExiSci
Mon Dec 17, 2007 4:45 pm
Forum: Exercise Science
Topic: Speed agility training?
Replies: 5
Views: 10021

Mmunn - do you have a metronome? try practicing rudiments to a click and slowly increasing speeds. but when it all comes down to it, technique is the limiting factor. we can't all be the next Bozzio or Chambers or Mangini. As far as bigger sticks (i.e. 2B's instead of 7A's), I haven't really found t...
by RugbyExiSci
Mon Dec 17, 2007 4:39 pm
Forum: Exercise Science
Topic: Masters in exercise science
Replies: 5
Views: 11940

Dee, Interesting threads and ambitions. Perhaps I need some clarification...would you like to work in a hospital setting in cardiac rehab, or more of a physio-rehab setting such as a physical therapist or athletic trainer? The fields are miles apart. If indeed you'd like to go into cardiac rehab, an...