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by Paperclip
Fri Sep 02, 2011 4:29 am
Forum: General
Topic: Cleans and variations among them
Replies: 35
Views: 10764

Re: Cleans and variations among them

The athletes do them mainly to increase lower body power development which is critical for the start phase of a sprint for example. As a tool for muscle gain, I think it's not the most suitable one due to the nature of the exercise. There a lot of clean variations, several of which have been mention...
by Paperclip
Fri Sep 02, 2011 12:59 am
Forum: General
Topic: New place = new workout
Replies: 13
Views: 3319

Re: New place = new workout

Well I've been squatting 100kgs on the barbell, but there's no way I'll be able to lift two 50kg dumbells. Also, a mate of mine who is a personal trainer had a look at my form and said I wasn't leaning back enough. Basically my knees were over my toes too much. He suggested I drop 40kgs off my barb...
by Paperclip
Thu Sep 01, 2011 10:22 pm
Forum: Diet & Nutrition
Topic: MSG
Replies: 5
Views: 4772

MSG

I thought Monosodium Glutamate is currently considered to be safe for consumption and doesn't need to be limited (maybe for some people who have unwanted reaction to it). But it has been mentioned here several times as something to be aware of. What gives?
by Paperclip
Wed Aug 31, 2011 10:03 am
Forum: General
Topic: Doing it Wrong
Replies: 99
Views: 15797

Re: Doing it Wrong

There is a lot of individual variation in the tendency to react that way to exertion. I have pushed myself pretty hard, but have never puked as a result. Try this doc: 4x10 barbell back squat 4x10 leg press 4x10 (weighted) hyperextension All are done with 1 min of rest max between sets and exercise...
by Paperclip
Wed Aug 31, 2011 7:53 am
Forum: General
Topic: Doing it Wrong
Replies: 99
Views: 15797

Re: Doing it Wrong

The_dog_mom wrote:Oh so that's where the guys go when I see them do an exercise and go outside.
Perhaps I am not working hard enough I have never felt that urge. I breath heavy, especially after the DL but that's about it.
It's mainly because of the short rest between sets and the high volume.
by Paperclip
Wed Aug 31, 2011 6:22 am
Forum: General
Topic: Doing it Wrong
Replies: 99
Views: 15797

Re: Doing it Wrong

BB training is hard. Leg sessions make me want to puke.
by Paperclip
Mon Aug 29, 2011 9:39 am
Forum: General
Topic: Overhead press vs clan and press
Replies: 4
Views: 1871

Re: Overhead press vs clan and press

I am trying to figure out the difference between a press from a clean and press and an overhead press? They are the same (strict press) if you're talking about the competition "clean and press". If not then it's up to you. Is it cheating to do an overhead press with a small squat for momentum? Yes ...
by Paperclip
Mon Aug 22, 2011 1:03 am
Forum: General
Topic: 2 day split - and the amount of auxillary exercises
Replies: 28
Views: 8077

Re: 2 day split - and the amount of auxillary exercises

Actually the powerlifters in the place I train do curls (but weightlifters don't) and direct ab works. I dunno, maybe they don't represent the majority of powerlifters.

I heard that strong biceps decrease the chance than you'll injure them while deadlifting. Also makes the elbows "healthier".
by Paperclip
Sat Aug 20, 2011 10:41 am
Forum: General
Topic: The 1 hour "rule"
Replies: 32
Views: 7144

Re: The 1 hour "rule"

I wonder..., considering how well fed most people who weight train are, is cortisol something that we should "be afraid" of? I mean I imagine that manual laborers work their a$$ off most of the day but do they think about cortisol? Is it a bad analogy?
by Paperclip
Sat Aug 20, 2011 10:28 am
Forum: General
Topic: The 1 hour "rule"
Replies: 32
Views: 7144

Re: The 1 hour "rule"

I once read that (post? peri?) cortisol release can be "controlled" (suppressed?) by simply consuming carbs during a workout.

But I don't even know how cortisol functions and its role, even more how true that statement is.
by Paperclip
Thu Aug 18, 2011 9:18 pm
Forum: Diet & Nutrition
Topic: Quick question
Replies: 10
Views: 6250

Re: Quick question

Im using the dextrose for an insulin spike to help "push" the protein to be absorbed just had heard alot of conflicting opinions about it, I think weight does come into it with some people saying up to 75 grams and more...although I dont think that would b good for my belly as I already look like t...
by Paperclip
Thu Aug 18, 2011 8:03 pm
Forum: General
Topic: The 1 hour "rule"
Replies: 32
Views: 7144

Re: The 1 hour "rule"

Stephen Johnson wrote:I've always thought of keeping training sessions at an hour or less as a guideline rather than a rule.
I think that makes sense when designing a general purpose resistance training program.
by Paperclip
Thu Aug 18, 2011 5:57 am
Forum: General
Topic: The 1 hour "rule"
Replies: 32
Views: 7144

Re: The 1 hour "rule"

It depends on the priority of the session. People training for sports, by nessecity, do things that are not optimum for health but help performance. This is one of those cases. Why wouldn't "this" training be optimum for health, stu? Does training time (cortisol?) have any correlation with health?
by Paperclip
Thu Aug 18, 2011 4:14 am
Forum: General
Topic: The 1 hour "rule"
Replies: 32
Views: 7144

Re: The 1 hour "rule"

I remember when I was still swimming. The breaks are short and timed by the coaches. The sessions felt like hell because they were grueling from start to end. Now I'm glad that the coaches don't carry stopwatches and whistles everywhere they go. In a swimming session, it felt like it consists of 80%...
by Paperclip
Wed Aug 17, 2011 11:40 pm
Forum: General
Topic: The 1 hour "rule"
Replies: 32
Views: 7144

The 1 hour "rule"

Or, "How long you training sessions should last.". In one of my thread , I received several recommendations to make my sessions shorter, which is to cut the 3 hours sessions into just 1 hour if possible. Personally, I've been hearing/reading that one hour of resistance training is optimal. I'm not s...