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  1. There are lots of options if you can't make it to...

    There are lots of options if you can't make it to a gym.

    How many of the following can you do?

    - Clap/one-arm/finger/fist pushups
    - One arm pull-ups
    - Pull-ups with improvised weights
    -...
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    Thanks guys. My diet could be better, beer...

    Thanks guys.

    My diet could be better, beer being the main problem!

    Regarding boxing after lifting - doesn't work for me. I tend to go pretty hard on the lifting and don't have much left in the...
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    boxing training

    Hi Guys,
    I'm working out with the WBB Routine #1.

    Because of work/family time pressures, I can only make it to the gym 3 times a week.

    At the moment, I'm starting each workout with 5 mins of...
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    my perfect workout? :-)

    Hi guys,
    I've spent the past few months reading the posts on here, and think I've come up with the perfect (for me!) workout.

    I'm working each body part once a week, and pushing myself for...
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    MMA Overtraining

    Hi guys,
    Everytime I read an interview with someone from the UFC or Pride, they claim to be training hard for 6-8 hours a day.

    Even if this is "just" martial arts training and not lifting, how...
  6. Broken metacarpel - best way to regain strength?

    Hi all,

    I managed to break the fifth metacarpel bone in my right hand. (Don't ask how!)

    It was a clean break, and didn't require surgery or pins.

    I've just had the cast removed.

    The...
  7. there's tons of stuff

    Here're some ideas:

    How many of the following can you do?

    - Clap/one-arm/finger/fist pushups
    - One arm pull-ups
    - Pull-ups with improvised weights
    - Handstand pushups
    - Learn now to walk on...
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    Deadlifts with dumbells?

    Q1. I have a home gym, and for the next couple of months don't have room for barbells...

    I have a couple of 132 llb dumbells, and plan on using them for deadlifts. Not a lot of weight I know, but...
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    Deadlift on a Smith Machine

    Guys,
    Is it advisable to use a Smith Machine for DLs?

    What's a good technique?
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    too much walking?

    Hi guys,
    I'm lifting heavy 3 days a week, push/pull/legs. 5-8 reps.

    I'm also doing Mixed Martial Arts & Brazilian Ju-Jitsu 4 evenings a week.

    Running and Swimming for 30 mins on the other 2...
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    Thanks for the advice. I'm really not...

    Thanks for the advice.

    I'm really not body-building, just general strength and fitnesss. I do tons of sports, boxing, MMA, canoeing, hill-running...

    Is it really a good idea to do the cardio...
  12. Thread: milk?

    by mikieg_99
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    cool guys! I also love the stuff, and only drink...

    cool guys! I also love the stuff, and only drink skimmed, so good to hear that I can continue guzzling...

    Next question: what about beer? :-)
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    thanks guys. Well, that's decided it. I just quit...

    thanks guys. Well, that's decided it. I just quit the old gym and joined a proper one, with barbells and tons of iron... the girls aren't as cute, but I suppose it's a necessary sacrifice... lol!
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    Thanks for the advice! I use the Smith machine...

    Thanks for the advice!

    I use the Smith machine for squats, benching and military press. Is this ok? Is this radically less effective than a free barbell?

    The heaviest dumbells are 40kg.
  15. Thread: milk?

    by mikieg_99
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    milk?

    Hi all,
    As a relatively newcomer to weightlifting, I was wondering why skimmed milk isn't mentioned more as a super-food.

    I drink around 4-5 pints a day.

    Any thoughts on this?

    Best...
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    alternative to classic deadlift

    Hi guys,
    I've read that Deadlifts are an essential part of any fitness programme.

    However, my gym doesn't have any free barbells.

    There is a Smith machine, tons of dumbells and some cable...
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    is this too much volume?

    Hi guys,
    Stats:
    33 years old
    6'4
    210 lbs

    Need some advice. I've come up with the following 4 day split. I'm concerned it's a bit excessive. I'm lifting heavily and going for failure on the...
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    I'm just looking to get fit and strong at the...

    I'm just looking to get fit and strong at the moment.

    I rest no more than 60 secs between sets. Is this too short?

    I do all the cardio before the work out... sometimes i might row or skip for...
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    the right stuff

    Hi guys,
    Stats:
    33 years old
    6'4
    210 lbs

    Need some advice. I've come up with the following 4 day split. I'm concerned it's a bit excessive. I'm lifting moderately heavily and going for...
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