I avoid caffeine altogether, save for the weak iced tea in the summer.
Fun Fact: Coffee, tea, and dairy leech iron from the body.
I honestly think that athletes are better off without caffeine.
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- Wed Feb 28, 2007 1:48 pm
- Forum: General
- Topic: Behind-the-Neck Military Press
- Replies: 6
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Okay, I've been surfing the web (ericsgym.com and whatnot) and Doug Hepburn and Reg Park all swore by this exercise. I don't. I barbell-press to the front only. I find that pressing behind the neck, well, hurts. But you look at Reg Park, and . . . am I missing out?
It took me a year to finally find my proper form for the squat. It was exciting when everything finally clicked. And yes, squats suck . . . that's why they're so good for you. I do an okay workout on the leg press machine -- only THEN do I head over to the squat rack. I can't warm-up my legs by doin...
I had forearm pain when I did bent-over barbell rows, so now I exercise the lats using the sit-down lat-pull machine (or whatever it's called). I think I'm getting a better work out, and my forearms don't hurt. Amazing what you CAN'T do when your forearms are out of commission. Like pick up a phone ...
Well yeah, you can't favor the left arm over the right arm while benchpressing, but it's really easy to cheat a bit doing one-armed DB presses; you probably don't even realize it until you sit down and workout.
Oatmeal's the grain for me. Inexpensive and it keep my energy level high. I love those slow-burning grains. My rule is: Eat fruit, drink water. Definitely lay off the apple juice. Fresh squeezed OJ is the way to go. A couple oranges will do it. And yes, it does sound like you need a bit more protein...
Deadlifts and whatnot are spine neutral exercises. "Doesn't that hurt your back?" I always hear after doing deadlifts. No, it doesn't. Sitting in a chair all day at work is far worse for my lower back. Work the specific muscle. Don't load up the weight and start contorting yourself to "get the weigh...