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by spiv
Tue Dec 16, 2008 6:08 pm
Forum: General
Topic: number of exercises
Replies: 3
Views: 3137

If you're going to use these position stands, don't rely on one by itself. Know also that there is dissenting opinion on these that a quick Google search will turn up. www.asep.org/files/OttoV4.pdf Thanks for this Stu, I had not considered it before. I put alot of stock in the ACSM's positions stan...
by spiv
Mon Dec 15, 2008 10:53 pm
Forum: General
Topic: number of exercises
Replies: 3
Views: 3137

number of exercises

The June 1, 1998 ACSM POSITION STAND states the following: "One set of 8-10 exercises that conditions the major muscle groups 2-3 d·wk-1 is recommended. Multiple-set regimens may provide greater benefits if time allows." Is this a recommendation that one workout contain a minimum of 8-10 exercises i...
by spiv
Thu Oct 30, 2008 5:54 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Not enough shoulders
Replies: 6
Views: 3553

Not enough shoulders

I've been doing this split for a while, pull push, legs. Going for balanced strength/mass. Push day includes barbell flat bench, incline db, db pullover, and then either seated db shoulder press, standing barbell military press, seated barbell shoulder press or standing db shoulder press (one compou...
by spiv
Tue Jul 01, 2008 7:07 pm
Forum: Diet & Nutrition
Topic: Grape seed oil
Replies: 0
Views: 5940

Grape seed oil

I love the abundance of fresh vegetables in the summer. I have always used extra virgin cold pressed olive oil on my vegetables but I was recently able to get my hands on some good grape seed oil. It is much milder than olive oil and enhances the flavor of the vegetables without overpowering them. I...
by spiv
Wed May 21, 2008 11:56 am
Forum: General
Topic: Core routine
Replies: 1
Views: 2300

Core routine

All, I need to develop a short (10min) core routine to be done by a group of people. Fitness levels do of course vary among the individuals in the group. Everyone is, at the very least, fairly well conditioned. The routine will be worked into a mix of cals and other cardio type training on day 1, af...
by spiv
Mon Mar 24, 2008 11:07 am
Forum: Exercise Science
Topic: THE RIGHT SHOES
Replies: 33
Views: 54620

I've been using the chuck taylors (leather not canvas) for like 7 months now --for squats and deads. Before I got 'em I was using combat boots cause the only other shoes I had were running shoes. I got the chucks after alot of folks recommended them to me for obvious reasons like flat sole and ankle...
by spiv
Mon Mar 24, 2008 7:25 am
Forum: General
Topic: Average amount of sleep
Replies: 4
Views: 3832

Average amount of sleep

I am interested in the different amounts of sleep different people get. I thought I'd ask those of you on this forum because I'm curious to see the numbers among people who are (most likely) regularly engaged in physical training activities. It would be great to also see differences between differen...
by spiv
Sun Mar 23, 2008 7:20 pm
Forum: Diet & Nutrition
Topic: too much ?
Replies: 7
Views: 7278

wouldn't put to much thought into that unless you are starting to see toxicity symptoms
Roger that. Thanks for the feedback.
by spiv
Sun Mar 23, 2008 7:06 pm
Forum: Diet & Nutrition
Topic: too much ?
Replies: 7
Views: 7278

Why is it that you discard the egg yolk? I think that 4-6 yolks would be too much choline http://www.whfoods.com/genpage.php?tname=nutrient&dbid=50 . see egg info at http://www.whfoods.com/genpage.php?tname=foodspice&dbid=92 Two large eggs provide 252 milligrams of choline (all in yolk), a little l...
by spiv
Sun Mar 23, 2008 6:30 pm
Forum: Diet & Nutrition
Topic: too much ?
Replies: 7
Views: 7278

too much ?

My second meal of the day is pretty much the same each day (at least Mon-Fri) egg whites (including min 1 yolk, max 2) 1 cup Bell peppers, sliced (mix of red, yellow, green, orange) 1/2 - 1 cup brown rice (sometimes w/ 1 Tbspn ext virg olive oil) 1 small red apple On days that I don't have PT before...
by spiv
Fri Mar 21, 2008 6:46 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Legs -recovery btwn runs
Replies: 2
Views: 2870

Legs -recovery btwn runs

I train legs at least 1x each week at pretty high intensity. Right now it looks like: Squat 8-12 x3 Bar lunge 8-12 x3 Straight leg DL 8-12 x3 Weighted 45deg hyper ext 8-12 x3 Calves 2-3 diff exercises x3 I usually give my legs 5-7 days before the next WO. For me this is optimal revovery with conside...
by spiv
Sat Feb 23, 2008 7:34 pm
Forum: General
Topic: fit deadlift into routine?
Replies: 8
Views: 5616

All, Thanks for the replies. Kenny, The lat workout pretty much depletes the biceps I just started this pull/push/legs routine the other day and you're definatley right about my pull WO being overkill on the bi's. I started w/ DL also (just to see how a pull day would fair afterward). I know for sur...
by spiv
Wed Feb 20, 2008 2:43 pm
Forum: General
Topic: fit deadlift into routine?
Replies: 8
Views: 5616

Thanks for the feedback guys.

for TimD,
I'm not in favor of splits
, how do you organize your resistance training? Total body? Upper/Lower? just curious.
by spiv
Tue Feb 19, 2008 6:24 pm
Forum: General
Topic: fit deadlift into routine?
Replies: 8
Views: 5616

fit deadlift into routine?

My pull WO looks like: Pull-up Seated cable row (straight back) DB shrug Rear delt bar row Straight bar curl DB preacher curl Hammer curl DB wrist curl and then I have a push wo preceeding a leg day. I would like keep the deadlift in my routine somewhere but I have Squats on leg day, followed by sti...
by spiv
Sun Feb 17, 2008 12:33 pm
Forum: General
Topic: pull/push/legs vs 5 split
Replies: 7
Views: 6574

How much lifting experience do you have? 8+ years, I'm 25. I started out on the following programs: pull/push/legs; chest-back/shoulders-arms-abs/legs; back&bis/chest&tris-abs/legs/shoulders-calves. I would do each for 8-12 wks and then change to the next. I worked at a gym for a couple yrs where a...