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by shaf_43
Tue Feb 12, 2008 7:46 pm
Forum: General
Topic: flat butt and anterior pelvic tilt
Replies: 17
Views: 8474

One other note about the gaining hypertrophy in your bottom is your reps and recovery for your selected exercises. My favorite book published by the NSCA states that 3-5 sets of 8-12 reps with a recovery of 60-90 seconds is best for gaining mass. All of the exercises above were very good and will wo...
by shaf_43
Thu Feb 07, 2008 10:51 pm
Forum: General
Topic: my squat technique
Replies: 18
Views: 9914

To everyone: I'm very new to this forum thing...You all brought up so valid points and I apologize if i was not clear or combative in some cases (will remember for the future). It is very hard to get the entire point of a statement in 10 lines of type. Every exercise can be implemented to each indiv...
by shaf_43
Tue Feb 05, 2008 11:30 pm
Forum: Exercise Science
Topic: Aerobic vs anaerobic
Replies: 28
Views: 41832

What isn't possible?
by shaf_43
Tue Feb 05, 2008 11:20 pm
Forum: Exercise Science
Topic: Vertical Jump - Mean Power Calculation
Replies: 11
Views: 22792

It's physics

The fine people use the information that you supply and do something similar to what is described by this:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Power_(physics)

I don't know exactly either?
by shaf_43
Tue Feb 05, 2008 11:06 pm
Forum: General
Topic: my squat technique
Replies: 18
Views: 9914

Squat Form

To Stephen Johnson: Stretch more To Ironman: wont happen again To KPj: In competitions of power lifting parallel is the minimum depth you need to achieve a "good" lift. Aman is going a 5 inches below that. I was also referring to workout form, not competition form. When you squat down to go to the b...
by shaf_43
Mon Feb 04, 2008 9:08 pm
Forum: General
Topic: my squat technique
Replies: 18
Views: 9914

Too Deep!

When you go past parallel in squat it puts a gigantic sheer force on the patellar tendon due to the tracking of the patella during hip and knee flexion. There is no mechanical advantage and it does not engage any of the knee/hip extensor muscles more then going parallel. In competitions, athletes go...
by shaf_43
Mon Feb 04, 2008 8:53 pm
Forum: Exercise Science
Topic: Aerobic vs anaerobic
Replies: 28
Views: 41832

The answer to your original question: Aerobic Exercise is at a moderate level (at least 30 minutes most days of the week) is important because of its positive effects on cardiac tissue (heart), as well as the massive release of multiple hormones that have positive benefits on the cardiac, pulmonary,...
by shaf_43
Mon Feb 04, 2008 8:00 pm
Forum: Exercise Science
Topic: Pec deck & scapula movement
Replies: 4
Views: 10888

When the shoulder is abducted and forearm is at a 90 degree angle as shown for pec major isolation the infraspinatous and teres minor (which originate at the posterior scapular surface and attach to the posterior humerus) are contracted to componsate the anterior muscle action (pecs). As the elbows ...
by shaf_43
Mon Feb 04, 2008 7:44 pm
Forum: Exercise Science
Topic: How many times a week should you do HIIT?
Replies: 2
Views: 8238

Try doing it twice a week on days when you don't do your weights (always remember to have a good warm-up) Example: Sunday: Off/Recover Monday: Lower body (Heavy) Tuesday: Upper body (Light)- moderate aerobic workout Wednesday: HIIT workout Thursday: Lower body (Light)- moderate aerobic workout Frida...