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by WSUdj_ExMet
Wed Jul 16, 2008 11:53 am
Forum: Exercise Science
Topic: LINK BETWEEN COORDINATION AND METABOLISM???
Replies: 5
Views: 12245

ok....

Ok obviously there are a lot of factors at play here... when it comes down to it. All I was really asking was: If a person had more firing in his motor units... wouldn't this expend more energy than another person who fired a lower % of motor units. Obviously it doesn't affect resting metabolism. If...
by WSUdj_ExMet
Wed Jul 16, 2008 11:36 am
Forum: General
Topic: Simple, Functional, Power Exercises?
Replies: 21
Views: 12613

Re: perfect example

Doing any exercise with 150% of 1RM could be called "Good Nights." Even if performed as an eccentric. Good mornings are an excellent lower back exercise. They are quite similar to hyperextensions/back raises. Using HEAVY loads with 1-5 repetitions is a great way of increasing one's lower back stren...
by WSUdj_ExMet
Mon Jul 14, 2008 11:35 pm
Forum: Exercise Science
Topic: LINK BETWEEN COORDINATION AND METABOLISM???
Replies: 5
Views: 12245

The number of motor units activated in a given muscle contraction is directly related to the required force needed to accomplish the task. Motor unit recruitment is dictated by the “Size Principle” as defined by Elwood Henneman. The size principle states that, when a contraction begins, the smalles...
by WSUdj_ExMet
Mon Jul 14, 2008 11:11 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Simple, Functional, Power Exercises?
Replies: 21
Views: 12613

perfect example

Here's an example:

Doing the good morning exercise @ 150% of 1Rep Max (also been called good nights)


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by WSUdj_ExMet
Mon Jul 14, 2008 1:01 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Simple, Functional, Power Exercises?
Replies: 21
Views: 12613

Re: Different Approach...

Have you thought about supplementing to your strength training with some functional training? Functional training may seem like a waste to most bodybuilders, but if your goal is to increase strength, flexibility, burn fat and keep injury free... FUNCTIONAL TRAINING is your friend. Strength training...
by WSUdj_ExMet
Sat Jul 12, 2008 1:14 am
Forum: Exercise Science
Topic: LINK BETWEEN COORDINATION AND METABOLISM???
Replies: 5
Views: 12245

LINK BETWEEN COORDINATION AND METABOLISM???

Hey, so I just wanted some thoughts on this because I've discussed it with some professionals only to get mixed opinions.... ------------------------------------------------------------------ So every movement made requires a "contraction" obviously. This "contraction" is made up of a certain amount...
by WSUdj_ExMet
Sat Jul 12, 2008 12:58 am
Forum: General
Topic: Simple, Functional, Power Exercises?
Replies: 21
Views: 12613

One exercise that people do not mention often is the Power Clean. I love them because they help build both strength and endurance. I love power cleans completely, but they have nothing to do with muscular endurance... Possibly at high reps (where it ceases to become a power movement), but the exerc...
by WSUdj_ExMet
Sat Jul 12, 2008 12:53 am
Forum: General
Topic: Simple, Functional, Power Exercises?
Replies: 21
Views: 12613

Different Approach...

Have you thought about supplementing to your strength training with some functional training? Functional training may seem like a waste to most bodybuilders, but if your goal is to increase strength, flexibility, burn fat and keep injury free... FUNCTIONAL TRAINING is your friend. You can youtube se...
by WSUdj_ExMet
Wed Jul 09, 2008 1:47 am
Forum: Diet & Nutrition
Topic: Hydroxycut: Snake Oil?
Replies: 22
Views: 14024

good studies

Bravo. I'm glad you didn't just post studies that show correlation b/w green tea and fat loss. I completely agree that green tea burns fat, I wanted to know how. Here are some of the proposed connections from the articles: (Fat oxidations were due to sympathetic nerve-induced thermogenesis caused by...
by WSUdj_ExMet
Tue Jul 08, 2008 1:28 pm
Forum: Diet & Nutrition
Topic: Hydroxycut: Snake Oil?
Replies: 22
Views: 14024

more research needed

Well thanks for the post, I'm glad I'm not the only one who is confused on where green tea's hype comes from. This being said... I love green tea! I can't say whether or not it helps me to burn fat, but if it does, great! Again though if anyone finds something on green tea's effect on beta oxidation...
by WSUdj_ExMet
Tue Jul 08, 2008 1:22 pm
Forum: General
Topic: advice on my new workout routine
Replies: 12
Views: 5843

You could try...

You could try doing legs on Thur and Sat so that it doesn't interfere with MT. If going for strength/size I would work heavy like from 4-6 reps on your main lifts: bench, squat, rows, dead lifts, etc... This is what I'm thinking Mon: MT Tue: weight lifting (Upper Body) Wed: MT Thur: weight lifting (...
by WSUdj_ExMet
Tue Jul 08, 2008 2:46 am
Forum: Diet & Nutrition
Topic: Hydroxycut: Snake Oil?
Replies: 22
Views: 14024

hmmmm... fat burners

I actually do not know much about the science of how fat burners work. I know thermogenic compounds increase body temperature which increases energy used by sweat glands to sweat. With green tea for example! Green tea is famous for fat burning... BUT BIOCHEMICALLY HOW DOES IT WORK!!!??? Most informa...
by WSUdj_ExMet
Tue Jul 08, 2008 2:36 am
Forum: General
Topic: advice on my new workout routine
Replies: 12
Views: 5843

Re: You need focus...

What are your goals specifically? -Improve MT fighting? In my experience that alone isn't a very good goal. It merely pushes you to the next question - what do you expect to improve in the weight room that will improve your Muay Thai fighting? HOW are you going to improve it, and what's the measure...
by WSUdj_ExMet
Mon Jul 07, 2008 9:44 pm
Forum: General
Topic: advice on my new workout routine
Replies: 12
Views: 5843

You need focus...

What are your goals specifically? -Improve MT fighting? -Increase muscular endurance? -Increase strength/power? -Increase speed? Your rep range for exercises is all over the place. If you want to have good results train in a specific repetition range: 1-5 reps is for power 6-10 reps is for strength...
by WSUdj_ExMet
Sat Jul 05, 2008 12:53 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Older lifters, experienced and inexperienced
Replies: 39
Views: 14948

LOW BACK PAIN

...I'm currently trying to recover from some over use low back pain. ... I would like to avoid any pain from lifting as I get older (bascially I'm seeking advice). The two main causes that I have always heard of causing low back pain are Tight Hip Flexors and Weakened Extensor Muscles (the 1st can ...