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by commodiusvicus
Tue Mar 27, 2012 5:58 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Personal Best Log
Replies: 1143
Views: 473994

Re: Personal Best Log

Oscar_Actuary wrote:I'd buy some food in the mean time.
I've gained ten pounds man i think i'm eating enough
by commodiusvicus
Tue Mar 27, 2012 12:41 am
Forum: General
Topic: Personal Best Log
Replies: 1143
Views: 473994

Re: Personal Best Log

After visiting the gym with a couple of friends and purchasing a guest pass, i now know that i can squat and bench at least a hundred pounds @ 130lbs bodyweight. I can deadlift that amount also but i already knew that. Not very impressive compared to you guys, i know, but you should've seen how weak...
by commodiusvicus
Sun Mar 11, 2012 11:38 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Hip Imbalances
Replies: 3
Views: 2801

Re: Hip Imbalances

Ok, so i THINK i found a way to stretch the piriformis: http://www.exrx.net/Stretches/HipAdductors/LyingAdductorMagnus.html" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false; "Piriformis and Quadratus Femoris become stretched if hip is slightly transversely adducted (knee toward opposite side of chest)....
by commodiusvicus
Mon Mar 05, 2012 7:02 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Hip Imbalances
Replies: 3
Views: 2801

Hip Imbalances

As a slight change of pace from all the shoulder threads we've been having, i figured i'd make a hip thread. Late last year, i developed hip pain. I learned that the symptoms are consistent with piriformis syndrome. It's been a real... well, a real pain in the butt. I believe it was caused by the fo...
by commodiusvicus
Sun Mar 04, 2012 4:43 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Upper Pectorals!
Replies: 4
Views: 2033

Re: Upper Pectorals!

Overhead presses recruit the clavicular head as a synergist but don't involve the sternal head at all
by commodiusvicus
Sat Mar 03, 2012 2:24 pm
Forum: General
Topic: What I Learned About Shoulders
Replies: 25
Views: 11415

Re: What I Learned About Shoulders

Mods, please sticky -- this is a good summary and people ask these kinds of questions all the time. I'm sure some of the other guys will have some good stuff to add also.
by commodiusvicus
Fri Mar 02, 2012 10:38 pm
Forum: General
Topic: upper/lower abs BELIEVE!!!
Replies: 25
Views: 8595

Re: upper/lower abs BELIEVE!!!

A twin study wherein two skinny-fat computer nerds do one exercise apiece... now that would be interesting.
by commodiusvicus
Thu Mar 01, 2012 2:57 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Rotator Cuff after 4 weeks of rehab exercises
Replies: 5
Views: 2950

Re: Rotator Cuff after 4 weeks of rehab exercises

No rebuttals from me. For empathy's sake, though, i'll relate my own experience since starting shoulder pre-hab stuff a few months ago: Learning not to sleep on my side has been tough but it's getting easier. Also my shoulder sometimes feels a bit stiff the day after an intense chest workout but usu...
by commodiusvicus
Wed Feb 29, 2012 9:37 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Pull-up Challenge, 2012
Replies: 96
Views: 24758

Re: Pull-up Challenge, 2012

Didn't even make it to 11. Oh well. At least i got better at the inverted rows.

(and at least i posted in the right thread this time!)
by commodiusvicus
Mon Feb 27, 2012 3:59 am
Forum: General
Topic: How To “Be All You Used to Be”
Replies: 32
Views: 8149

Re: How To “Be All You Used to Be”

you guys forgot to tell him not to do sit-ups :)
by commodiusvicus
Sun Feb 26, 2012 10:23 am
Forum: General
Topic: Personal Best Log
Replies: 1143
Views: 473994

Re: Personal Best Log

JasonJones wrote:
Us little guys gotta stick together.

(And drink more milk.)
Hear, hear.

(To both parts.)
by commodiusvicus
Fri Feb 24, 2012 6:37 am
Forum: General
Topic: Picayune Concern Over Lat Exercises on the Main Site
Replies: 20
Views: 13370

Re: Tyciol's Picayune Agonizing Over Tiny Details of the Mai

but i also would've accepted "punctilious" or "pedantic"
by commodiusvicus
Fri Feb 24, 2012 6:34 am
Forum: General
Topic: Picayune Concern Over Lat Exercises on the Main Site
Replies: 20
Views: 13370

Re: Tyciol's Picayune Agonizing Over Tiny Details of the Mai

I approve of the use of the most excellent word "picayune"
by commodiusvicus
Fri Feb 24, 2012 1:58 am
Forum: General
Topic: Personal Best Log
Replies: 1143
Views: 473994

Re: Personal Best Log

JasonJones wrote:300lb deadlift @ 140lb bodyweight. That was in fact all the weight in the little gym in my building, a client challenged me to do it :red:
Wow. I'm a skinny, slender-framed dude and you're an inspiration.
by commodiusvicus
Fri Feb 24, 2012 1:55 am
Forum: General
Topic: Upper trap dominance (yet another shoulder thread)
Replies: 12
Views: 10493

Re: Upper trap dominance (yet another shoulder thread)

Ok, i have one more question, and i'm just gonna post it in here because it's shoulder-related. And because it's MY thread and i'll do as i please with it :) I came across something i hadn't noticed before here: http://www.exrx.net/Kinesiology/Inflexibilities.html#anchor13299557" onclick="window.ope...