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by amivan
Wed Jun 11, 2008 9:20 am
Forum: General
Topic: Squat yips?
Replies: 7
Views: 6021

yeah, heck that's probably the most likely time for it to happen :wink:
by amivan
Tue Jun 10, 2008 9:15 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Squat yips?
Replies: 7
Views: 6021

your core may have been fatigued still, causing the wobble
by amivan
Tue Jun 10, 2008 9:13 pm
Forum: Online Journals
Topic: AI's New Workout Plan
Replies: 86
Views: 89898

workout ended up being... one-sided. trap bar deadlifts; 135#x10 185#x10 235#x5 285#x5 335#x2 followed by romanian deadlifts; 135#x15 185#x10 225#x8 225#x8 225#x8 and thennnn some unimportant exercises, the gym was packed. note to self, never go there after work again go early or go late. had to wai...
by amivan
Tue Jun 10, 2008 10:38 am
Forum: Journal Discussions
Topic: AIs Training Journal
Replies: 11
Views: 16702

I've been messing around with a "new" concept, working out under a time limit with the goal of improving the # of sets performed in future sessions or increasing the total rep #. During the workout I'll do 2-3 different exercises for antagonist muscle groups and superset two at a time for a given ti...
by amivan
Tue Jun 10, 2008 10:35 am
Forum: General
Topic: Trap Bar v. Regular Barbell Deadlift
Replies: 20
Views: 17549

For those of you who have tried the trap bar DLs, are you able to do more reps with the Trap Bar or barbell when you use the same load? I was under the impression that the neutral grip would make it easier to hold onto the heavier weights and thus produce more reps (that's my #1 problem when it come...
by amivan
Tue Jun 10, 2008 8:11 am
Forum: General
Topic: Trap Bar v. Regular Barbell Deadlift
Replies: 20
Views: 17549

KPj, so no matter the deadlift variation you should always feel it in the hams?
by amivan
Tue Jun 10, 2008 1:05 am
Forum: Online Journals
Topic: AI's New Workout Plan
Replies: 86
Views: 89898

todays workout; lookin at a 4 mile bike ride to the gym for warmup and then a lot of sets of either trap bar deadlifts or RDLs after a few sets of front squats mixed with lunges (hell I might do forward lunges for once), finishing it off with weighed hip flexion/extension exercises. will end with so...
by amivan
Mon Jun 09, 2008 10:46 pm
Forum: Exercise Science
Topic: Programs: Master in Exercise Science/Physiology
Replies: 10
Views: 15583

university of Chicago comes to mind, that's where i was looking to go to in 2 couple years

ps

granted i have no strings attached to where i could go
by amivan
Mon Jun 09, 2008 10:44 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Trap Bar v. Regular Barbell Deadlift
Replies: 20
Views: 17549

im confused, i mentioned the straight-leg BB deadlift in the original question

PS

i feel like that the trap bar DL is pretty much a hack squat, is that too much of a generalization?
by amivan
Mon Jun 09, 2008 10:03 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Trap Bar v. Regular Barbell Deadlift
Replies: 20
Views: 17549

Trap Bar v. Regular Barbell Deadlift

Is the trap bar deadlift inadequate in comparison to a straight-leg regular barbell dl when it comes to hamstring development/recruitment?
by amivan
Mon Jun 09, 2008 9:23 pm
Forum: Online Journals
Topic: AI's New Workout Plan
Replies: 86
Views: 89898

35 minute workout today 9 sets of 70# Incline DB Presses for sets of anywhere from 3-6 reps 9 sets of 185# Bentover BB Rows for sets of anywhere from 3-4 reps followed by; 5 sets of 50# Standing DB Presses 5 sets of 35# Weighed Pullups followed by; an all out set of bodyweight pull-ups for 23 an all...
by amivan
Thu Jun 05, 2008 3:48 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Power training
Replies: 99
Views: 35299

i reccommend this for power; http://www.t-nation.com/readArticle.do?id=2082217 i've been doing a modification of that for a while and I can really feel the difference (i'll post mine at the end of this reply) also, we produce the greatest power at the slowest speeds (b/c we're using >weight) so... t...
by amivan
Wed Jun 04, 2008 2:33 pm
Forum: Online Journals
Topic: AI's New Workout Plan
Replies: 86
Views: 89898

Tomorrow's workout make that today's Front Squat or Hack Squat Trap Bar DL -20 minutes for as many sets of 3 as possible --result; 6 sets of 6 reps (225#/250#) and an incredibly sore lower back never doing that one again. Reverse Lunges Single-Leg DLs -15 minutes for as many sets of 5 as possible --...
by amivan
Wed Jun 04, 2008 2:30 pm
Forum: Online Journals
Topic: AI's New Workout Plan
Replies: 86
Views: 89898

Today's workout; 80# DB Bench Press - 10 sets of 4 reps 175# BB Bentover Rows - 10 sets 4 reps -in 19 minutes 70# Incline DB Press - 5 sets of 4 reps 25# Weighed Pullups - 5 sets of 4 reps -in 11 minutes 42.5# DB Curls - 3 sets of 6 reps 90# EZBar Skullcrushers - 3 sets of 6 -in 10 minutes 25# Situp...
by amivan
Sat May 31, 2008 1:36 pm
Forum: Online Journals
Topic: AI's New Workout Plan
Replies: 86
Views: 89898

yesterdays 5k was cut short by my achilles tendon throbbing, so it was a 2.5k which.. is really nothing. todays workout was 70# DBs (im going to increase this to 75# next workout) Incline Press 235# DLs 175# BB Bentover Rows for 9 sets in 20 minute and 33 seconds. Probably would've had 10-11 sets if...