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Forum: Training 01-28-2010, 06:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,090
Posted By Plateau
I'd look into a full body routine like starting...

I'd look into a full body routine like starting strength or stronglifts 5x5. Focus on development of your squats, deadlifts, bench presses, bent over rows, pullups, and presses. Once you get those...
Forum: Training 01-28-2010, 06:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,908
Posted By Plateau
You gain 1 inch of your arm respectively for...

You gain 1 inch of your arm respectively for every 15 lbs you gain.

Of course LBM is factored into the equation, but you need to gain weight and increase your pull poundages: pullups, rows, and...
Forum: Powerlifting 01-28-2010, 06:36 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 15,553
Posted By Plateau
A "powerlifter" is a person who competes against...

A "powerlifter" is a person who competes against other "powerlifters". You are not a "powerlifter" unless you compete and you are not a "bodybuilder" unless you compete.

Powerlifting is a name...
Forum: Training 01-28-2010, 06:34 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,635
Posted By Plateau
Deadlifts and cleans.

Deadlifts and cleans.
Forum: Training 07-16-2009, 07:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 4,181
Posted By Plateau
Everyone is different, all of them work, try them...

Everyone is different, all of them work, try them all out.
Forum: Training 07-16-2009, 11:46 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,097
Posted By Plateau
Workout A: Squat Stiff-leg deadlift Flat...

Workout A:
Squat
Stiff-leg deadlift
Flat Bench
BB Row

Workout B:
Squat
Hamstring Curls
OH Press
Forum: Training 07-15-2009, 07:18 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,097
Posted By Plateau
Kane brings up good points regarding your...

Kane brings up good points regarding your experience level, I must have misread that. Something like this would probably be more appropriate for you.

Workout A:
Squat
Stiff-leg deadlift
Flat...
Forum: Training 07-15-2009, 06:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,097
Posted By Plateau
You have the appropriate movements; those...

You have the appropriate movements; those accessory movements aren't going to negatively impact your goals. They don't "overtrain you" if you enjoy doing those movements keep them.

As far as other...
Forum: Anabolics 07-15-2009, 05:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 7,524
Posted By Plateau
2g of protein per lb of bodyweight is a bit too...

2g of protein per lb of bodyweight is a bit too much, most of it will be used as glucose and interrupt the usage of carbohydrates, be deposited in the form of fat, or have negative affects on the...
Forum: Supplements 07-15-2009, 05:46 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,175
Posted By Plateau
Great advice.

Great advice.
Forum: Training 07-15-2009, 05:36 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,097
Posted By Plateau
I critiqued it on discussbodybuilding. :) ...

I critiqued it on discussbodybuilding. :)

It's fine, just drop the front raises and arnold presses; the anterior delts shouldn't receive more attention than the rest of the shoulder (to avoid...
Forum: Training 07-14-2009, 08:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 4,504
Posted By Plateau
Incorporate cardio. How do you know it's not...

Incorporate cardio. How do you know it's not muscle you're gaining too? Has your progressive overload stalled?
Forum: Training 07-13-2009, 04:29 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 885
Posted By Plateau
Diet and exercise should help increase HDL and...

Diet and exercise should help increase HDL and decrease LDL.
Forum: Powerlifting 07-12-2009, 08:58 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 15,832
Posted By Plateau
Power = tempo. Power is defined in the...

Power = tempo.

Power is defined in the dictionary as work per unit of time. Meaning how fast you can generate a resistive force from point a to point b.
Forum: Training 07-12-2009, 12:13 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 988
Posted By Plateau
In other words "overload" is making each workout...

In other words "overload" is making each workout better than the previous - increase in reps, sets, tempo, decrease in rest between sets, etc. If you fail to meet these requirements, you will...
Forum: Training 07-12-2009, 12:11 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 988
Posted By Plateau
"Maintenance" workouts to not meet the...

"Maintenance" workouts to not meet the requirements of overload.

"Overload" is working the muscle beyond the fatigue it is used to, if you continue to workout with the same volume and intensity,...
Forum: Training 07-03-2009, 10:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,481
Posted By Plateau
Compound movements, lots of calories, progressive...

Compound movements, lots of calories, progressive resistance. That should be your prime focus right now.

Madcow 5 X 5 will work wonders for you.
Forum: Supplements 06-19-2009, 11:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,715
Posted By Plateau
Your question generally doesn't have anything to...

Your question generally doesn't have anything to do with creatine VS protein?

Just take caffeine pills, f*** no xplode.

Protein is made up of amino acids and repair damaged muscle tissue, it's...
Forum: Training 06-16-2009, 11:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,677
Posted By Plateau
I'll critique. Drop the last two. ...

I'll critique.



Drop the last two.



Keep things simple, pull from the overhead, the infront and the floor. Power clean, barbell row and pull-up. Drop one of the triceps movements,...
Forum: Training 06-16-2009, 11:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,700
Posted By Plateau
The advice above is ideal. You don't look...

The advice above is ideal.

You don't look 18% bodyfat.

Focus on increasing the poundages in your squats, deadlifts, pull-ups, bench presses, rows and of course add in some abdominal work as...
Forum: Nutrition 05-26-2009, 08:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,918
Posted By Plateau
Testosterone is naturally released during...

Testosterone is naturally released during exercise- squats and deadlifts and being the most popular way to increase testosterone.

You don't need a booster, especially at your age, trust me when I...
Forum: Fat Loss 05-26-2009, 08:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 21,784
Posted By Plateau
That won't benefit you, if your goal is to lose...

That won't benefit you, if your goal is to lose fat then the calorie deficit is the key..calories converted into energy is essentially determined by the increase of heart rate, not by how much you...
Forum: Nutrition 05-24-2009, 01:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,467
Posted By Plateau
A lot of meat would only be good for cutting, if...

A lot of meat would only be good for cutting, if your goal is to build muscle you'll need to supply your body with the proper building blocks which are all three macro nutrients.

As far as...
Forum: Nutrition 05-24-2009, 01:35 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,290
Posted By Plateau
Those microwavable "instant" foods like the brown...

Those microwavable "instant" foods like the brown rice, they are really high on sodium.

I don't mix my whey in a shaker personally, I just put it in a class with about 8oz of whole milk and mix...
Forum: Training 05-22-2009, 09:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 18,254
Posted By Plateau
Losing fat is more in the calories. You have to...

Losing fat is more in the calories. You have to lose fat to have "visual" abdominal muscles.

As far as swimming vs. running goes, there's nothing wrong with doing both, as in choosing on certain...
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