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    Thanks for the replies: Ok, will do. Is it...

    Thanks for the replies:


    Ok, will do. Is it best to take out the close grip bench since I'm doing 8 bench sets already, or should I drop an isolation exercise?


    My forearms are a major weak...
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    Advice on designing a high volume routine

    I started weight training around 6 months ago, and have been using a WBB1/Max-OT style routine (ie low-medium amount of sets, all taken to positive failure). Although I've had decent gains, I think...
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    Nah. I wore them for deadlifts at first because...

    Nah. I wore them for deadlifts at first because it was frustrating that I couldnt really give my back a good workout due to my weak hands, but then I decided that it would probably be...
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    Nah, my grip is atrocious - I can't deadlift more...

    Nah, my grip is atrocious - I can't deadlift more than 50kg + bar because my forearms give out. I'm trying to increase the weight I can hold rather than training for anything specific, so I think...
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    Farmer's Walk question

    Why is walking around with dumbbells a better grip exercise than just holding them while standing still? I feel like an idiot when strolling around the gym with a dumbbell in each hand, so would I be...
  6. Eating a lot more on gym days when bulking?

    I've just started to bulk and I'm currently eating around 3000 calories a day (I only weigh 140 pounds, and my maintenence is 2600ish). However I'm worried about gaining fat, so I was wondering...
  7. Intensive exercise the day after working out?

    Is this advisable?

    I've taken up Muay Thai kickboxing, and the first half an hour or so generally involves things like sprinting, pressups, squat thrusts, etc. Would it affect recovery/growth if...
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    Actually would it be better to do flat DB bench...

    Actually would it be better to do flat DB bench presses instead of machine chest presses? I could go to failure using dumbells since I dont have to worry about a bar crushing my chest or anything.
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    ok, thanks :) I think I'm going to try doing 2...

    ok, thanks :)

    I think I'm going to try doing 2 sets of DB lunges instead of the 2 extra sets of squats though, because of the smith machine thing.
  10. John Stone wrote an article about the homegym he...

    John Stone wrote an article about the homegym he constructed along with the associated costs of everything involved, it might help you.

    http://www.johnstonefitness.com/html/homegym.html
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    Changes to WBB1: advice?

    Hi, I started weight training around 6 weeks ago, and have been following WBB1. However I've had to make some changes to the routine due to my gym facilities, and I'd like to know if they are ok,...
  12. Thread: nuts

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    Ok thanks, I was using them as my primary fat...

    Ok thanks, I was using them as my primary fat source. I'll go buy some almonds instead.
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    Are peanuts a decent source of good fats even...

    Are peanuts a decent source of good fats even though theyre not a nut?
  14. Woah, thats a lot. What does most of it go on? I...

    Woah, thats a lot. What does most of it go on? I was thinking that if I were deliberately buying 'cheap' foods (rice/oats/pasta/tuna/whey) rather than lots of expensive stuff like chicken, it would...
  15. How much do you guys spend on food per day while bulking?

    Just curious :p

    I've never eaten anything close to 3500 calories a day before, and I'm wondering how much its going to cost when I start bulking (poor student and alll that). Currently I only...
  16. A few WWB1 questions (smith squats, and french press substitute)

    Hi, I've been doing WWB1 for a few weeks now and have a few questions about the routine.

    1) My gym doesnt have a squat rack, only a smith machine :( Would doing smith squats instead of free squats...
  17. Suggestions for a decent weight lifting routine to accompany fat loss?

    Recently I've become unhappy with how my body looks, and would like to improve it. In the long-term I'm planning on gaining as much muscle as possible, but for now I'm more interested in fat loss....
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