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by Nevage
Fri Apr 05, 2013 5:45 am
Forum: General
Topic: Get rid of belly
Replies: 80
Views: 28874

Re: Get rid of belly

Stevia can be a good replacement if you have to, but I agree with Stu about eliminating it. You will find it doesn't even appeal to you after a while. If you do get Stevia, make sure it isn't bulked out with Maltodextrin or anything. I have some pure Stevia drops at home, I forgot the brand (don't u...
by Nevage
Thu Apr 04, 2013 9:35 am
Forum: General
Topic: Basic questions about BCAAs
Replies: 9
Views: 3167

Re: Basic questions about BCAAs

I only take them if I train fasted but saying that, I just have Whey Isolate currently.
by Nevage
Tue Mar 26, 2013 8:20 am
Forum: General
Topic: Strength Standards
Replies: 12
Views: 6056

Re: Strength Standards

I'll wait til I get home tonight and check the old training books and how things progressed.

This is all the motivation anyone needs:

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by Nevage
Tue Mar 26, 2013 8:02 am
Forum: Diet & Nutrition
Topic: Sympathy Recomp 2013
Replies: 66
Views: 35401

Re: Sympathy Recomp 2013

Only because of how easy Whey Isolate is to drink. I had a bit of fish, veg, bacon and cheese for dinner/breakfast last night (fasted all day). Portions were like 1/3 of my usual feast size but the food tasted so nice, but still I didn't feel hungry! I followed it up with 100g Whey Isolate so 90g of...
by Nevage
Tue Mar 26, 2013 5:11 am
Forum: General
Topic: Strength Standards
Replies: 12
Views: 6056

Re: Strength Standards

It's only my low bodyweight that's keeping me in the advanced for a couple. My bones must weigh nothing, no one believes me when I say how much I weigh. About 77kg at the moment but I'll be 75kg by the end of this no carb week easily, with no strength being affected. I'm well happy my girlfriend's S...
by Nevage
Tue Mar 26, 2013 4:53 am
Forum: Diet & Nutrition
Topic: Sympathy Recomp 2013
Replies: 66
Views: 35401

Re: Sympathy Recomp 2013

EC has made my appetite non-existent. Day 2.
by Nevage
Fri Mar 22, 2013 7:20 am
Forum: General
Topic: Strength Standards
Replies: 12
Views: 6056

Re: Strength Standards

Hmmm interesting. I didn't take the pause into consideration on Bench Press either which would make it a lot harder. I think my leverages are odd. My Deadlift isn't too far off a squat, a lot of lower body involvement. I think I have long legs, a short torso and quite short arms. Sumo works the best...
by Nevage
Fri Mar 22, 2013 6:26 am
Forum: General
Topic: Strength Standards
Replies: 12
Views: 6056

Strength Standards

How come the deadlift strength standards are so much higher than squats? I find deadlifts so much harder! I've finally got it equal to my squat and now I see that it's miles off in the exrx strength standards table whereas my squat is advanced. Also, bench press looks a lot easier to hit. I'm inclin...
by Nevage
Fri Mar 22, 2013 5:41 am
Forum: Diet & Nutrition
Topic: Sympathy Recomp 2013
Replies: 66
Views: 35401

Re: Sympathy Recomp 2013

Cheers! Tried kneeling cable crunches last night and it was a massive fail. My cable is really stiff so at the top it felt like I had to pull it down with my arms a bit. I could't really isolate my abs either. I'll try it tonight sitting on a bench to see if that makes a difference and also standing.
by Nevage
Thu Mar 21, 2013 11:17 am
Forum: Diet & Nutrition
Topic: Sympathy Recomp 2013
Replies: 66
Views: 35401

Re: Sympathy Recomp 2013

Ok gonna add 1 ab exercise to the end of each workout and treat it like any other muscle. i.e increase weight. There's like 1343324231412 to pick from though. I'll do some cable crunches today but any other recommendations robert 'washboard' scott?
by Nevage
Wed Mar 20, 2013 10:54 am
Forum: Diet & Nutrition
Topic: Sympathy Recomp 2013
Replies: 66
Views: 35401

Re: Sympathy Recomp 2013

I was gonna start a new thread but thought I might as well add it here... What are people's thoughts on direct ab training? I've never done it. My abs often hurt from chins, deadlifts etc. But because I've never done it, I'm sort of up for trying it out over the next 6 weeks to see if I notice anyth...
by Nevage
Wed Mar 20, 2013 5:05 am
Forum: Diet & Nutrition
Topic: Sports Supplement Linked to Cardiac Issues, Death
Replies: 4
Views: 4140

Re: Sports Supplement Linked to Cardiac Issues, Death

Recently got banned in the UK. Don't know any details about the deaths or dosages used etc. though. The main reason it was banned was due to a woman dying recently after a marathon and it was though to be the DMAA in Jack3d that was linked to it. Marathons in general put a lot of pressure on your he...
by Nevage
Tue Mar 19, 2013 12:06 pm
Forum: ExRx lounge
Topic: Random crap
Replies: 3999
Views: 535422

Re: Random crap

Does anyone else push the bar up on a heavy squat? When coming out the hole on a heavy squat, I remember I sometimes pulled down on the bar by accident to sort of tighten up and push. I stopped this once I noticed because it's making more work for me. Lately I've changed to pushing the bar when I'm ...
by Nevage
Tue Mar 19, 2013 4:32 am
Forum: General
Topic: What is a Smith Machine good for?
Replies: 13
Views: 7881

Re: What is a Smith Machine good for?

I like them for close grip bench press to isolate the triceps. Easy to go to failure. Haven't used one in years though.
by Nevage
Fri Mar 15, 2013 4:57 am
Forum: ExRx lounge
Topic: Random crap
Replies: 3999
Views: 535422

Re: Random crap

We could get technical on this and get Ironman to check IPs, that would be interesting to see the stats.