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Darth Biscuit

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I do some things to failure - mostly body weight stuff like push ups and dips.

I've mentioned several times that I rarely lift heavy anymore. There's nothing wrong with lifting to failure if that's what you're into. I'm not. If you are used to it, of course your recovery times will be shorter.

Ever since I've discovered how awesome yoga can be, post workout soreness isn't really an issue.

There really is no cookie-cutter routine that works for everyone. I have several bulging discs (in my thoracic spine at that) that eventually led to nerve damage and muscle atrophy, especially around my left shoulder blade. Most of my workouts are somewhat limited (like Benching) and designed to increase mobility. Basically I'm trying to keep functioning and keep that dull pain right between my shoulders away. when I take a few days off, my back reminds me.

You should try contrast temperature therapy. Basically turn your shower warm then about half way through, make it ice-cold. It cuts down on soreness ALOT.

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i've also taken on more of a boxer/pro-mma fighter routine, i want strength/speed/endurance combined, or at least balanced.  pushing the strength with a healthy dose of cardio.

I might have a program that fits exactly what you are looking for! Let me try and find it and I can try and PM it to you. 

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i've got  several that i rotate through.  right now i'm doing one day heavy lifting with the next day being aerobic versions of all the same movements.

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You should try contrast temperature therapy. Basically turn your shower warm then about half way through, make it ice-cold. It cuts down on soreness ALOT.

I'm actually trying to build tolerance to cold showers. I can't go completely 100% cold water yet, but I'm getting there. I will give this method a few tries as well.

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lunch: a can of chicken chili and beans from trader joes and a cup of quinoa.

 

60g of protein, which is about as good as I can do when I get a burrito at chipotle.

 

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Thought I would share this here, more protein than Greek yogurt, less sugar, and it's thicker. I like it better, and I get it at whole foods.

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Thought I would share this here, more protein than Greek yogurt, less sugar, and it's thicker. I like it better, and I get it at whole foods.

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greek yogurt is the shiz

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But chobani fits the bill just fine. 

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lunch: a can of chicken chili and beans from trader joes and a cup of quinoa.

 

60g of protein, which is about as good as I can do when I get a burrito at chipotle.

 

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Quinoa is my jam. It's a great side. If you get a chance, make some garlic-parmesan quinoa.

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60g of protein at one shot is a LOT.  Eat some fiber. :)

 

 

Killed back yesterday...  I haven't done pull ups in months trying to heal my elbow, been hitting the pull downs and other such...

 

I guess it works...  Was able to get 4 sets of 10,8,8,8 while supersetting with bent over T-bar rows.

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A serving of quinoa has 5g of fiber, the beans in the chili had at least 2g. :)

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