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by amivan
Wed Feb 13, 2008 11:26 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Good mornings
Replies: 18
Views: 9520

I forgot to say, this is only for strength and endurance training.. not bodybuilding... I don't have the guts to try that because I'm too set in my ways I like to do sets of 12/8/6/4/2 for every exercise, or 5x5 but it takes about 50 minutes to finish my workouts (2-3 muscle groups a workout, 4 dif...
by amivan
Wed Feb 13, 2008 11:10 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Two questions: speed, and endurance running
Replies: 12
Views: 6226

Two questions: speed, and endurance running

I've got a two-parter here for everyone; 1) I'm trying to get faster (don't worry about the distance, let's just say its around 100-200 meters) and I was wondering what would be the best thing to do with this purpose in mind. Currently my workout looks a little like this: *warm-up set Squats 15*/10/...
by amivan
Wed Feb 13, 2008 12:23 am
Forum: General
Topic: Squats v Sled Press
Replies: 11
Views: 3876

So really the best thing to do would be combine both into the same workout then? Starting with squats and following up with press?
by amivan
Tue Feb 12, 2008 12:24 am
Forum: General
Topic: Squats v Sled Press
Replies: 11
Views: 3876

Squats v Sled Press

Is there any significant difference between doing squats and sled leg presses (45 deg.)? When I compare them the only difference I can notice is that I can press a lot more weight than I can squat, and also when I squat I don't feel it in my thighs anymore so much as my lower back (not in a painful ...
by amivan
Sun Feb 10, 2008 1:30 am
Forum: General
Topic: Isokinetic exercise, can you fake it?
Replies: 12
Views: 6251

Even through the eccentric movement? Because that just seems like it would be dropping the weight or falling depending on what you're doing.
by amivan
Sat Feb 09, 2008 3:02 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Isokinetic exercise, can you fake it?
Replies: 12
Views: 6251

Isokinetic exercise, can you fake it?

I was wondering if you can replicate the effects of isokinetic training equipment (which to my knowledge is expensive) by trying to maintain a steady speed when doing isotonic exercises. Anyone have any idea of this?