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by mr_positive
Mon Mar 25, 2013 11:03 pm
Forum: Exercise Science
Topic: Bench Press Query
Replies: 9
Views: 8374

Re: Bench Press Query

Thanks guys, I appreciate this. So what can you suggest if I want to build size with the weights and number of sets to be considered.
by mr_positive
Sun Mar 24, 2013 11:53 pm
Forum: Exercise Science
Topic: Bench Press Query
Replies: 9
Views: 8374

Re: Bench Press Query

I always do full ROM and i only notice the issue when I'm lifting my max. Usually on the last 2 set of my bench press. Here is my log for bench press: Warm up: 12 reps - 110 lbs (including the bar) Set 1: 12 reps - 110 lbs Set 2: 12 reps - 120 lbs Set 3: 12 reps - 120 lbs Set 4: 12 reps - 130 lbs Se...
by mr_positive
Sat Mar 23, 2013 10:58 pm
Forum: Exercise Science
Topic: Bench Press Query
Replies: 9
Views: 8374

Bench Press Query

Is it normal to feel like a gap or void when doin bench press. You'll notice it when the bar is already touching your chest and when your about to push it up, you would suddenly feel the gap of strength. Usually from 0-2 inches from you chest. Of course this is only applicable or you will only notic...
by mr_positive
Tue Mar 19, 2013 11:08 pm
Forum: Diet & Nutrition
Topic: Sports Supplement Linked to Cardiac Issues, Death
Replies: 4
Views: 5046

Sports Supplement Linked to Cardiac Issues, Death

I read this article on Yahoo Health news and I think I should share this with you guys. So that we can ponder upon the article. "The Army is investigating a popular workout booster ingredient called dimethylamylamine (DMAA) and its potential link to the deaths of two soldiers at US military bases. A...
by mr_positive
Fri Mar 15, 2013 2:58 am
Forum: General
Topic: What Causes Muscle Soreness After Exercising
Replies: 1
Views: 2507

What Causes Muscle Soreness After Exercising

I saw this article and I just want to share and know your inputs: "Since the early 20th century, this specific type of muscle soreness, called “delayed onset muscle soreness” (DOMS) was thought to be caused by lactic acid buildup in the muscles during strenuous workouts where your body’s oxygen supp...
by mr_positive
Fri Mar 15, 2013 2:56 am
Forum: General
Topic: Is Rest really necessary?
Replies: 10
Views: 4192

Re: Is Rest really necessary?

Thanks guys! I'll take note all of your suggestions. This site is great, you get the info that you need and not the crap they sell you online. Not to mention the promise of getting the muscles in 2 months. Keep up the good work MODS and please don't lose patience in answering all of our repeated que...
by mr_positive
Wed Mar 13, 2013 1:51 am
Forum: General
Topic: Is Rest really necessary?
Replies: 10
Views: 4192

Re: Is Rest really necessary?

Maybe that's why I'm not getting big. I workout 5x a week with 6-8 exercise total. 12 reps x 7 set with increasing load (weight). I'm developing the strength, don't get me wrong but not the mass. Diet is checked so we have no problem with that. I'm already trying to compute the calories I take (comp...
by mr_positive
Sun Mar 10, 2013 9:42 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Is Rest really necessary?
Replies: 10
Views: 4192

Re: Is Rest really necessary?

Thanks for the info guys!
by mr_positive
Sat Mar 09, 2013 4:56 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Is Rest really necessary?
Replies: 10
Views: 4192

Is Rest really necessary?

I've been reading that we need to rest after every workout so that our muscle can recuperate. But is there a study on how long should we rest before the next workout or exercise the same muscle group? Is sleeping (6-8 hours) already enough for the muscle to grow or do we really need to stay away fro...