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by sonnygll
Tue Jan 31, 2006 4:10 pm
Forum: from General
Topic: Routine
Replies: 47
Views: 58354

The tricep keeps the arm straight, so do the pullover with the bent arm and that should keep the stress on the lats. Do the straight leg deadlift rather then the classic. The main point of doing it is for hamstrings. It also works your lower back and to a certain extent, your abs. The deadlift is mo...
by sonnygll
Tue Jan 31, 2006 1:49 pm
Forum: from Diet
Topic: Food
Replies: 19
Views: 38116

Tim reminded me of 1 more thing. When it comes to fruit, berries are your friend. Learn to love them. They have little sugar, and lots of fiber and micronutirents.
by sonnygll
Tue Jan 31, 2006 1:13 pm
Forum: from General
Topic: Routine
Replies: 47
Views: 58354

When you say deadlift are you talking classic? You should do straight legs because one of things you needed was something for hamstrings. If you are doing regular deadlifts with rows I can see why your back was sore. Or do you mean your lower back is sore? Try the bent arm pullovers, those isolate t...
by sonnygll
Tue Jan 31, 2006 11:09 am
Forum: from Diet
Topic: Food
Replies: 19
Views: 38116

The fat they have is the kind you want to be eating. Don't get hung up on fat. That was really a 1980's fad that proved to be false. In fact, if you don't have a problem with LDL cholesterol level, I wouldn't give fat content a second thought. Once you get what you eat in line, maintain an appropria...
by sonnygll
Tue Jan 31, 2006 12:51 am
Forum: General
Topic: Feeling Sore
Replies: 15
Views: 25735

You know what, when I read the quote, I read it that way. For a second I thought I mistyped it. I can see how you got mixed up. If you are reading fast, you miss the don't. Either that or it's just a coincidence. hehe :)
by sonnygll
Tue Jan 31, 2006 12:46 am
Forum: from Diet
Topic: Caesar Salad
Replies: 10
Views: 22652

It all depends on what diet you are on and what exactly is in the ceasar salad. If you are not going low carb and you have a cholesterol problem, make it a once a week kind of thing, or eat less saturated fat during the rest of the day. If that is not your circumstance, go for it. On a side note, th...
by sonnygll
Mon Jan 30, 2006 1:02 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Feeling Sore
Replies: 15
Views: 25735

No, That is the 1 thing I was telling you not to do. Other that you can do it any day. Try this:

Monday: upper
Tuesday: lower
Wednesday: rest or cardio or intervals or anything but lifting
Thursday: upper
Friday: lower
by sonnygll
Mon Jan 30, 2006 12:50 pm
Forum: from General
Topic: Routine
Replies: 47
Views: 58354

You can do them together, but pay VERY close attention to how your lower back feels. Maybe even do one of your squats as a front squat with less weight as that puts more on your abs then your back. If it feels a little light maybe superset it with a hack squat. Just be carefull, it will hurt pretty ...
by sonnygll
Mon Jan 30, 2006 12:41 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Runner's Training Question
Replies: 1
Views: 6101

It could be from weak muscles. You might just have your connective tissue taking to much pressure. Shoulder excercises would help with that. Check with a doctor first and make sure you don't have a more serious problem with you rotator cuff. You might need a very controlled rehab sort of program.
by sonnygll
Mon Jan 30, 2006 12:28 am
Forum: from Diet
Topic: Food
Replies: 19
Views: 38116

There isn't a lot of proof with the mercury levels in the tuna. It could be high but people don't know. Unless Nunya is pregnant... :) I hear about pretty much every kind of fish being polluted by something. Of course its always on the sensationalism part of the news, or from this animals rights chi...
by sonnygll
Sat Jan 28, 2006 4:55 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Feeling Sore
Replies: 15
Views: 25735

Well 4 days would be better, but I didn't want to give you a 4 day routine if you are only going to go 3 days a week. Since you are still fairly new to this, 48 hours is all the rest you need. So if you do upper, lower. upper. lower, it won't matter what day you do them. Just don't do the same part ...
by sonnygll
Fri Jan 27, 2006 5:01 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Feeling Sore
Replies: 15
Views: 25735

Do you mean Mon Tue Wed Thu for the 2 day split? You can do that. If you are talking about Mon Tue Wed for other one, it won't work. The other one requires a day off in between. You could do a 3 times in 2 week plan with that though. Let me know which/how many days you are talking about.
by sonnygll
Fri Jan 27, 2006 4:48 pm
Forum: from General
Topic: Please Critique My Middle-Aged Man's Workout
Replies: 7
Views: 12005

That's pretty good for the most part. I don't think you need the pec deck. Maybe do some shrugs on your pull day. Make your chin/pull ups weighted, unless your bodyweight challanges you. I think db and bb rows are better then cable myself. If you look at the muscle and excercise page on this site, y...
by sonnygll
Fri Jan 27, 2006 3:55 pm
Forum: from General
Topic: Routine
Replies: 47
Views: 58354

Your days are fine. Keep the hammers though instead of the db curls. Or if you don't want to do those trade either the db or bb curls for reverse grip bb curls. This is for the benefit of your bracioradialus (belly shaped muscle at base of forearm). You can look at the arms page on the muscle direct...
by sonnygll
Thu Jan 26, 2006 3:01 pm
Forum: from General
Topic: Routine
Replies: 47
Views: 58354

Yea, Ryan is exactly right. Also you don't need anything but free-weights. That is why I said pullOVER. The easiest way is to lay on a bench (straight or bent arms) with a barbell and you just let it go back over your head until you feel just a little bit of a stretch and then pull it over in front ...