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Bruce Lee Bench Press
There are many people where I work, two of them martial artists, who claim that Lee had bench pressed 500lbs. I find this hard to beleive considering elite Power-lifters at his body weight(with ...
by piesore
Leg Press Bad?
Is there any reason why I shouldn't be doing 45 Degree plate loading leg presses? I saw that they shouldn't be done, but couldn't find an explanation why. Unless given good reason, I'm going to ...
by rojettafoxx
QUESTION: Proper form in doing flat bench press
Can anyone tell me the proper form in doing a flat bench press. I have been given many different techniques and not sure which is best. Where should the feet be placed?? Some say on the floor. Others ...
by 1212
Bench press: Do you count the bar?
quick dumb question... when people say I bench press 'so and so amount', do they include the weight of the bar? Because the bar I'm using at my gym has got to be around 40 pounds, if I include that, ...
by ip config
Fly or Bench press?
Just wondering which method is more preferable if hypertrophy of pec major is desired?
by Woodgate
MMUSA Inc. - PRESS RELEASE - Muscle Marketing Reveals Truth About Degussa Claims and Motives
P R E S S R E L E A S E August 30, 2002 MMUSA vs Degussa 'Muscle Marketing Reveals Truth About Degussa Claims and Motives' Muscle Marketing is the maker of Creatine Serum, the enormously successful ...
by Glhiu728xz
MMUSA Inc. - PRESS RELEASE - Muscle Marketing USA Hires New Law Firm, protecting its reputation and ...
P R E S S R E L E A S E October 28, 2002 MMUSA Hires New Law Firm Los Angeles, CA., October 28, 2002 - Muscle Marketing USA, Inc. announced today that it has hired the Beverly Hills, California-based ...
by lakshnarayan
APA bay state press pull, oct 5. 730lb bench!
I went to my first PL meet a week or so ago as a spectator. The APA bay state press & pull on October 5, 2002 in Northampton, MA. Pretty convient as it was a couple hundred feet from my house. Lots ...
by Big Blue
Is leg press good or bad?
i want to know this because i think it has an effect on my performance.
by steel90
Dumbbell bench press technique (a common alternative to simple bench)
There is next to no reason to do this. By the time your arms are straight, turning your wrists does jack to the prime movers (but might not be too cool for some with rotator problems).
by Woodgate
Re: My wife bought a used shwinn professional 780 home gym but a...
The cable lengths are as follows: Leg Press: 218.5" Lat pull down: 167.5" Leg extension: 140.5" The butterfly cable is: 122" The Primary cable is: 81.5" I have a manual and an workout guide I can ...
by Charlie
Re: Alternating heavy days and light days - why?
There are many approaches to lifting. It frankly sounds like you know enough and are interested enough in all this to dispense with the trainer and experiment on your own, or at least discuss your ...
by rojettafoxx
How to assembly legend 535 bench. Please show pic's. Can you show me some p...
How to assembly legend 535 bench. Please show pic's. Can you show me some pic's of legacy fitness legend 535 press bench.
by Daniel
Re: Dumbell deadlift vs squat
I knew someone would disagree. I believe it was mens health I read this in a few years ago, that a study had showed a massive flood of blood serum testosterone when performing all three of the major ...
by Calius
Re: Squats and Hernia
Heh. No, actually. A couple years ago I grabbed a 40 lb dumbbell between my ankles, went up and down a few times. Then I /hear/, more than feel, RiiiiiiiiiPOP! I came down, felt my navel, and some of ...
by picton
Re: Portable weight bench question
I don't. But I've thought about this before. I have quite a good basic set-up at home. Rack, bench, 900+ lbs of plate and various dumbbells. Which my kids use, but to be honest when they move out ...
by limey
Re: Full body workout
... burn 15 pounds of fat. that's why I do massive ammounts of cardio. when you're saying 'deadlift and press' ...
by breezhot
Re: Single-Joint Isometrics and Joint Angle Specificity
... ry in biceps curls as much as much as (or more than) the tension in, say, a triceps muscle in bench press. However, the degree to which one ...
by Big Blue
Training After Surgery
I had a partial left knee replacement 3.5 years ago. I'm 6'2" and 235 pounds. I lift as much as I did before the surgury. I use a Bowflex and free weights. I do shrugs with 60 pounds in each ...
by Tom
Re: Shoulders
Soreness is a poor measure of the effectiveness of a workout. You can get stronger without getting sore, and you can get sore without getting stronger. Hence progress (at whatever your goal is, ...
by LUCIAN665
Re: 3 Sets or 1 to failure?
... uperset crunches with oblique crunches on each side (total: 3 sets) Also, I'd recommend eliminating press-ups, pec deck and ...
by Calius
Re: Dead-lifting question - a real one
By you, silly :) Read on. More than you asked for, but since I'm an evangelist for these things, here goes: When you ***** a barbell, you pick it up with an overhand grip and, at some point, you ...
by Woodgate
Usual..how-to beginner questions
I am pretty sure this has been asked before numerous times. Pardon me for the repetition. Here is the deal - I am going to gym 3 times a week and try to spend at least 45 to 60 minutes each day. I ...
by Skyfox 56
Question on HST
I'm about to finish Korte's 3x3. I've been jumping around doing different things for years. I'm also still trying to regain some upper body strength I lost about a year and a half ago due to ...
by johnfoo
Re: DL for person w/ ex-dislocating shoulder missing pec muscle?
I think a visit to a physio or athletic therapist might be in order. You don't want to cause more damage. I suspect the shoulder issues might just be a lack of use after the operation and full ...
by paultrr
Re: Loose Fat or Gain Weight? What to do?
You haven't even started lifting yet. Get started and hold your weight steady for a few months. Then you can decide based on the progress you're made. No need to worry about it now, imo. Lose fat not ...
by rojettafoxx
Re: Do you have knollage to put my Legacy Fitness 535 workout ma...
Please show me some pic's how to assembly my legend 535 press bench.
by Daniel
Re: Temporary(?) Workout Change-Up (Watson?)
The exercises you do depend on the exercises you've got available and like to do. The reps, sets, and rests depend on what you want to accomplish. A typical scenario might be: Day 1: Push Incline ...
by breezhot
Re: What is the best exercise for lats?
There is a trick to it, I guess. I have seen this 'Lat Pressdown or Lat Pushdown' motion performed by oldtimers many times. Their advice on form is as follows. 1) This is not a compete movement. So ...
by Chadwick
What should I ask my Doc to do? UPDATE..and more questions
My doctor, after giving me the option of a cortisone shot or celebrex, has placed me back on celebrex for one month. I'm supposed to stretch more (especially the rear delt) and stop all overhead ...
by piesore
Re: Need advice on routine to both build muscle and loose fat from an expert!
Thanks for the info. My only problem with deadlifts is it sometimes bothers my back. I actually have some weights at home although not the olympic. My problem is where to put them. I usually do run ...
by pavon50
Re: What would you consider a strong person?
Military press - 1.75 x bwt Bench - 2.5 x bwt Squat - 3.5 x bwt Deadlift - 3.5 x bwt Row - 2.5 x bwt Of course as the bodyweight goes up this gets more and more difficult. I consider Paul Anderson ...
by pieman
Re: Overtraining
You can certainly some up with a plan to workout 6 days a week and make gains. You'll need to do splits, however, and to limit the number of sets to prevent overtraining. First thing you need to do ...
by LUCIAN665
Re: What exactly is a Superset??
There are different kind of supersets: one involves doing movements for different muscle groups back to back, usually to save time and increase energy output. Another is to target the same muscle ...
by Skyfox 56
Re: Weight/Fat loss question
My $0.02 My personal experience: I recently lost a reasonable amount of weight, 30lb. I used mostly cardio at the start, and later placed more emphasis on weight training. I would recommend using ...
by freeatlast
Critique a beginners workout, please.
... 5'8' and when I first started weighed 130lbs now I'm 145lbs. I started having a 1 rep max for bench press of 95lbs. Now 145lbs. I haven't dared to ...
by lilskank
Re: Newbie delurking for some questions about routine...
For a newbie trying to maximize strength gain, you generally want to work from largest to smallest muscles, from most complex exercises to simplest, and also maximize the weight you use in each lift. ...
by limey
Re: My routine
Well, I'd make a few changes to your routine, but if you want to gain mass, you have to eat more. Head on over to Fitday (www.fitday.com) and make sure you're stuffing at least 16 to 17 x bodyweight ...
by piefdope
One exercise or circuits
... after each other b)doing a set of each exercise and moving on to the next (eg lat pull down > bench press > .. >Lat pull ...
by ufojockey
Re: OT: Peter Townsend
Uh yeah. He released a press report cuz he thought the authorities were gonna come down on him soon for...geez...look it up..its headline news <email> news..cnn..all that
by swasta

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