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Post by nygmen » Fri Oct 08, 2010 10:15 pm

Jungledoc wrote:Both hands at once, like with a cross-over set-up?
One arm at a time.

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Post by Johnny » Tue Oct 19, 2010 9:10 pm

Curl the 60s for reps! how big are your arms?

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Post by nygmen » Thu Oct 21, 2010 7:19 pm

Johnny wrote:Curl the 60s for reps! how big are your arms?
They are sloppy reps. And I'm not lean but...

My arms have got to be 18" or so by now, maybe more. I don't know. I'm afraid to measure, because I don't want to be disappointed. ;) I'm all tricep anyway. I'll see if I can get a picture up soon.

I have the XXXL elbow sleeves from efts and they aren't tight enough where I have to pull them on and off between sets, but I'm getting there.

I couldn't even get the XXL's on right now if I tried.

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Post by Jebus » Sun Oct 24, 2010 10:31 pm

5 FINGER DEATH PUNCH!!!!

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Post by nygmen » Tue Oct 26, 2010 5:18 pm

Jebus wrote:5 FINGER DEATH PUNCH!!!!
Yeah good stuff.

It's about as metal as i get.

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Post by pdellorto » Tue Nov 09, 2010 7:59 am

Not that I'm competing with them, but I liked it better when I was the small weak one in the room. Made busting hump so much more satisfying and easier.
I know exactly what you mean. I'm pretty sure somewhere in my log you'll find me saying the same thing about DeFranco's. I walked into a room of guys who warmed up with weights well above my 1RM, who could smoke me sprinting, who could jump higher and everything else you could imagine. How could I not get stronger?

The expectation of excellence and a constant reminder of where you could be really does push you. Even if they don't actually try to compete with you, it doesn't matter, you have something to live up to.

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Post by nygmen » Tue Nov 09, 2010 8:48 pm

pdellorto wrote:
Not that I'm competing with them, but I liked it better when I was the small weak one in the room. Made busting hump so much more satisfying and easier.
I know exactly what you mean. I'm pretty sure somewhere in my log you'll find me saying the same thing about DeFranco's. I walked into a room of guys who warmed up with weights well above my 1RM, who could smoke me sprinting, who could jump higher and everything else you could imagine. How could I not get stronger?

The expectation of excellence and a constant reminder of where you could be really does push you. Even if they don't actually try to compete with you, it doesn't matter, you have something to live up to.
exactly.

It really is great.

I need a bigger pond, lol...

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Post by Jungledoc » Tue Dec 14, 2010 10:25 pm

What are "Inhumans"???

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Post by nygmen » Tue Dec 14, 2010 11:17 pm

Jungledoc wrote:What are "Inhumans"???
It is a close grip bench press.

You do it in the smith, and hang your ass off the end of the bench. When you are pressing the bar up, you need to also press the bar towards your feet.

I got it from the DC (doggcrapp) guys over on intense muscle.

People seem to love it, so I figured I'll give it a try.

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Post by Jungledoc » Wed Jan 19, 2011 10:14 pm

nygmen wrote:I think those reps are right. I don't really remember
Does this reflect your approach to accountancy as well? "Yes, Mr. Smith, I think your taxes for this year come to 10 thousand. I'm pretty sure. Or there abouts." :lol:

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Post by nygmen » Wed Jan 19, 2011 11:10 pm

Jungledoc wrote:
nygmen wrote:I think those reps are right. I don't really remember
Does this reflect your approach to accountancy as well? "Yes, Mr. Smith, I think your taxes for this year come to 10 thousand. I'm pretty sure. Or there abouts." :lol:
haha.

That is why we set materiality levels in audits. Appears reasonable is my favorite thing to say.

Taxes... depends on the client. Some are to the penny, some... Not so much.

lol

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Post by Jungledoc » Thu Jan 20, 2011 5:46 am

I had a patient in Washington who was an accountant in the planning department at Boeing. Apparently, in planning you can round off. At Boeing they round off to the nearest million. When they said "120" they were talking about $120,000,000! I would think it would be hard to transition to the real world after work. When the guy at the window at McDonalds says "That'll be one-ninety-eight" you'd say, "gee, I don't carry that kind of money with me."

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Post by jps » Sun Mar 27, 2011 5:15 pm

nyg.....I'm looking to get some elbow sleeves....elbow pain is starting again. I don't feel like digging through a ton of threads, and I remember you posting something about sizing. Is the xxl good for a 16" arm? EFS. And you're using the heavy duty, not the super heavy duty right?

And your pic looks good man....definitely putting on some size! :thumbright:

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Post by nygmen » Sun Mar 27, 2011 7:21 pm

Thanks man, that pic is 10 months old though, and I'm a bit bigger and a bit leaner now too.

The XXL's should be fine for you. But I blew up and out of them quick. Thing is the XXXL's will be too large for you for about another inch or so. You might have to pull the XXL's on and off between sets, which is annoying, but the XXXL's will be too big until you get close to 17"

I'm hoping to outgrow my XXXL's this year. :rr:

But who knows.

And yeah, the regular duty, NOT the super thick kinds. Also, drop skull crushers if your doing them. They are responsible for 79.65% of my pain.

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Post by jps » Sun Mar 27, 2011 7:30 pm

Thanks for the info. And I'm not doing skullcrushers.....I did a couple sets about a year ago and that was all it took. Unreal elbow pain...instantly. I'm going to play with CGBP a little, but with my shoulder I'm not getting crazy with it yet. And I need a new bench....I have an old one and the supports are close together.

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