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by Ricky
Tue Jun 01, 2010 6:44 pm
Forum: Diet & Nutrition
Topic: Protein on a Strict Budget
Replies: 16
Views: 10126

If by cheese, you mean "cottage cheese" then yeah... regular cheese is more fat than protein most of the time. 2% cottage cheese is mostly protein.

Also, that chili con carne stuff that comes in a can that says "98% fat free" is cheap as fv(k and somewhere around 46g of protein per can.
by Ricky
Tue Jun 01, 2010 6:40 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Will this confuse the muscles?
Replies: 36
Views: 7912

You could say it's an indicator of where you lack conditioning. In other words, you're using muscles you might have been neglecting before. You can make progress without pain. You can also have pain without progress. Overall though, you should feel different after your workout. I have been doing th...
by Ricky
Tue Jun 01, 2010 5:31 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Will this confuse the muscles?
Replies: 36
Views: 7912

Soreness is NOT a measure of the effectiveness of a program. From everything I have ever read, soreness is directly correlated with (or at least an indicator of) stress put on the muscle which is pretty much what you're aiming for, right? Of course it's not good if you're overtraining but I seem to...
by Ricky
Tue Jun 01, 2010 3:19 pm
Forum: Diet & Nutrition
Topic: testosterone booster when n how n can i?
Replies: 24
Views: 17037

Jungledoc wrote:I wasn't being stupid; I understand the words. What substance(s) is(are) in said pills, and how do said substances purport to boost one's testosterone?
I think the main ingredient is something called "snake oil" :roll:
by Ricky
Tue Jun 01, 2010 3:11 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Will this confuse the muscles?
Replies: 36
Views: 7912

"Confusing the muscles" can be a good thing... If you stick to one workout for a long time it can be beneficial to add some variety. That said, there is no "correct way" to develop a routine. Everyone's body is different and that's why you'll get all kinds of answers asking questions like this. This...
by Ricky
Tue Jun 01, 2010 12:36 pm
Forum: Exercise Science
Topic: Working same muscle two days in a row...
Replies: 13
Views: 18902

Another +1 for rule of thumb. From what I've read it's usually to prevent over-training but it all depends. I think it's so people don't do something like an intense arm workout and then a chest workout the next day. It really depends on intensity, though. If you do deadlifts that are intense enough...