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by Bananas
Tue Dec 05, 2006 4:42 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Dizzy after Squats and Deadlifts
Replies: 13
Views: 9458

just the other day, i almost threw up from doing heavy squats (very hard to get the 8th rep up). i had to call it a day after that which sucked. i contributed it to the fact that i had a big sugary smoothie with an hour and a half of my workout and not a lot of anything else. it felt just like when ...
by Bananas
Wed Nov 29, 2006 4:58 pm
Forum: Diet & Nutrition
Topic: creatine experiment
Replies: 4
Views: 8147

i know this sounds crazy but the only day i ever took creatine, i went for a run after my workout and it felt like my whole body was breathing, like i could run a mile if i didnt lose my breath so easy. i want to try it again being more aware this time to see if it was actually the creatine or somet...
by Bananas
Wed Nov 29, 2006 4:43 pm
Forum: General
Topic: fix my posture please (picture included)
Replies: 22
Views: 23132

thanks tim, i just posted the http://www.getbodysmart.com/ link, what do you think of that site? after looking at the back exercises on this site for the muscles listed under posterior shoulder on http://www.getbodysmart.com/, it looks like im going to need to do a lot of shrugging. what about the r...
by Bananas
Wed Nov 29, 2006 3:53 pm
Forum: General
Topic: fix my posture please (picture included)
Replies: 22
Views: 23132

so exactly what exercises will help the shoulders? mine are like that and ive been wondering what i can do to help it feel naturally pulled back for a while now. reverse pec fly machine for rhomboids? other shoulder exercises? or is it mainly the back that is letting them droop downn. also i just re...
by Bananas
Wed Nov 29, 2006 2:03 pm
Forum: General
Topic: whats considered good progress
Replies: 7
Views: 5993

maybe try more weights and lower reps, or lighter weight and higher reps. or maybe more reps per exercise altogether. maybe your muscles are running out of energy before they are torn up enough. or maybe its a poor sleep schedule, not giving you rbody enough time to heal.
by Bananas
Thu Nov 23, 2006 8:17 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Some general lifting questions
Replies: 17
Views: 14109

thanks for the info guys
by Bananas
Tue Nov 21, 2006 3:19 am
Forum: General
Topic: Some general lifting questions
Replies: 17
Views: 14109

ok il give that a shot, and anotehr quick question before bed. does it matter how fast you actualy push the weight? lets say that you have perfect form either way, fast or slow, what is better? will doing it faster make you more explosive?
by Bananas
Tue Nov 21, 2006 1:20 am
Forum: General
Topic: Some general lifting questions
Replies: 17
Views: 14109

thanks for the feedback guys. so basically, how do i know when im doing too much? how do i figure out what my optimal training volume per week is for each muscle? it seems like something i should get on quick so i can optimize my workout for the most efficient gains. i guess it has to do with trial ...
by Bananas
Mon Nov 20, 2006 1:42 am
Forum: General
Topic: Some general lifting questions
Replies: 17
Views: 14109

my goals are to keep gaining strength until it comes very hard to gain anymore. i want my body to be well rounded. i want to look good, gain good posutre and feel like i have control of my body. yeah i guess my elbows were hurting from curls. man that sucked when i couldnt move my elbows the next mo...
by Bananas
Sun Nov 19, 2006 3:52 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Some general lifting questions
Replies: 17
Views: 14109

Some general lifting questions

Hi, I recently joined the local gym with my friends. I've started lifting weights there. My experience in lifting has come from reading this site and trying everything out for about 3 months around a year ago, before stopping. I understand the basics of how muscles work and what exercise works what,...