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by Thomas
Sun Jan 15, 2006 9:12 am
Forum: General
Topic: Question about a specific exercise
Replies: 2
Views: 9009

elbows

It's probably better to have the elbows come back a bit on that exercise. The reason I say that is for the shoulder joint. For any exercise, try to make sure that the elbow isn't pointing directly up (in other words people who do lateral raises with elbow pointing straight up are likely to have prob...
by Thomas
Sun Jan 15, 2006 8:52 am
Forum: General
Topic: Abs... rounded back? :S
Replies: 3
Views: 9022

Abs... rounded back? :S

Hey there, for the past 3 years the PTs I've known have been told to perform ab exercises with our lower backs keeping a natural curve in order to maintain good back health. However, I've read recently that keeping a curve increases the pressure on the lumbar discs through contraction of the hip fle...
by Thomas
Sun Jan 15, 2006 8:41 am
Forum: from General
Topic: Routine
Replies: 47
Views: 59719

Routine

I try to keep mine to a 3 day split. I like Push, Legs, Pull. Maybe 3 or 4 exercises 1 warm up and 2 workout sets. I like it because Push isn't always on Monday or something like that. And it gives me some flexibility with my schedule. :)
by Thomas
Thu Dec 29, 2005 6:07 am
Forum: Peer Support Search
Topic: Canada (Nova Scotia)
Replies: 2
Views: 15251

trainer

Hey there, just posting for the trainer section
by Thomas
Mon Dec 19, 2005 9:30 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Initiation
Replies: 7
Views: 8219

Initiation

Hey there... I'm seriously just testing this out... I'm pretty sure this is the first post. Um, so... how about a topic. Wrist Straps. I've never used them for fear of losing grip strength but now my shrugs need to be challenged more. Any comments on how to develop grip strength (other than the pote...