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#25 Darth Biscuit

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Posted 27 June 2012 - 12:54 PM

It's fairly new. I've taken C4 before. The main thing I like about Alarm is the fact that I have taken one scoop only since I got it. I haven't built up a tolerance to it yet. With C4, I was having to take up to 3 scoops to get any results. I hope Alarm stays at one scoop.


Agree... this is my second week on C4 and I'm up to 1.5 scoops... poo is expensive too.

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Posted 27 June 2012 - 12:54 PM

That's a good plan and something a lot of people don't do, they'd rather sit in front of the TV.

I personally have to make it more structured than that for me to be motivated to do it... otherwise other life stuff gets in the way.

Don't think I can run a mile with my knees but I'm in the shape to do it, and can do all the rest of that stuff with ease. I could probably bench 215 18-20 times if I just laid down and did it... never really tried to see how many pull ups I can do, but I've been doing 4 sets of pull downs, then 3 sets of 10 pullups after that... so... Just trying to get back into squats, kills my shoulders to hold the bar on, but I'm working on it.


When you squat, is the bar on your back? If so, try doing lighter weight and front squats instead. You'll get a very good core workout and it'll put less stress on your back/shoulders.

My lifting routine is fairly simple and pretty old school. My days consist of Back/Biceps then Chest/Tris then Legs/Shoulders. After 6 weeks I rotate to Back/Chest then Bi/Tri/Shoulders then Heavy Legs. From there I mix it up to One lower body exercise and one upper body (Quads/Chest or Back/Hamstrings or some variation of that).

I usually walk/run in the morning, lift at lunch, boxing/kickboxing/jitsu/wrestling after work.

Mixing it up is the key for me. If my lifting routine becomes a routine, it's useless to me. Mix in cardio and core whenever you can but don't overdo your core, it's just like any other muscle group.

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Posted 27 June 2012 - 12:57 PM

Yeah, I've tried squats with the bar on the front, have to be really, really careful with my lower back with those and can't go heavy at all.

I've recently gotten back to trying to do squats (bar on your traps) and the weight is no problem... I just have to hold the bar as far out as I can to reduce the stress on my shoulders. I did them for the first time in forever last week and did 10 reps at 275 no problem... just have to be careful with my shoulders.

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Posted 27 June 2012 - 01:02 PM

Dude that's a quarter mile... how many repeats do you do???




I've very seriously considered enrolling in some MMA training or something, I know they do a lot of work like this^. Anybody got suggestions on that?


Right now I run about a mile for warm up, then run 4x400m, with 200m cooldowns in between. Then run a cooldown mile to finish. My pace during the 400m is just shy of my 5K pace, not quite a sprint but probably 80% effort. Goal is to run all repeats with the same pace. I'll increase to 5x400m pretty soon.

This is just speedwork day, mind you. Long runs are on the weekend and I do about a 6 miler then.

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Posted 27 June 2012 - 01:04 PM

Right now I run about a mile for warm up, then run 4x400m, with 200m cooldowns in between. Then run a cooldown mile to finish. My pace during the 400m is just shy of my 5K pace, not quite a sprint but probably 80% effort. Goal is to run all repeats with the same pace. I'll increase to 5x400m pretty soon.


Like and pie for you for all that running.

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Posted 27 June 2012 - 01:05 PM

I really need to start training harder...I really wanna run the 8k Turkey Trot Thanksgiving day
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Posted 27 June 2012 - 01:07 PM

Like and pie for you for all that running.


today I ran the 400s around the soccer fields at Dilworth elementary. They had just watered the fields so I trashed my new kicks. Dammit.

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Posted 27 June 2012 - 01:09 PM

I really need to start training harder...I really wanna run the 8k Turkey Trot Thanksgiving day


I really need to start training harder...I really wanna run the 8k Turkey Trot Thanksgiving day


you can do it. I'm running the savannah rock-n-roll half marathon Nov. 3, the turkey trot should be fun too.

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Posted 27 June 2012 - 05:40 PM

I've been juicing off and on for years and take many, many supplements along with it. PM me and I can email you the spreadsheet of stuff I prefer. All the legal over the counter stuff of course.



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Posted 27 June 2012 - 06:58 PM

Since moving to Hawaii I have been riding my bike to work. I also do 1 four mile hike after work a week and 1 eight mile hike on my day off. Going to get in surfing when I get back did it a couple of times and is a great workout on the arms and neck. I really need to start lifting to build my arms up.

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Posted 27 June 2012 - 08:25 PM

I'm fat and weak so im doing a pretty basic routine now.

Doing squats, stiff leg dead lifts, barbell curls, overhead barbell press, bench press, bent over rows, and calf raises. This is 3 days a week with cardio at the end of the workouts. Mind you it isn't with a ton of weight so im not killing myself yet. Let's see how it goes. Here is the link to the workout if any of you beginners wanna do it too. http://forum.bodybui...d.php?t=4195843

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Posted 27 June 2012 - 09:01 PM

I just started doing p90x after taking a year off from any real exercise program. I'm into week 2 now, don't know why I let myself get out of shape.


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