Exercise advice and weight loss Page 474

  • fontgeeksogood 9 Aug 2018 21:38:59 5,303 posts
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    And stop making excuses
  • GoatApocalypse 9 Aug 2018 21:40:27 5,432 posts
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    elstoof wrote:
    Eat the right things
    As far as I can gather, I should basically be snorting Huel.
  • Frogofdoom 9 Aug 2018 22:01:38 12,408 posts
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    Get the stronglifts app and do that, it's a good starter program and it won't take you long to do it 3 times per week. Don't worry about starting heavy, just good form.
  • GoatApocalypse 9 Aug 2018 22:20:00 5,432 posts
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    I don't have a gym buddy and I'm worried I'll fuck up free weights.
  • Frogofdoom 9 Aug 2018 22:23:50 12,408 posts
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    If you start light and concentrate on form you should be fine. The only thing you would have to worry about really is squats and the power rack has built in spotters to catch the bar if anything goes wrong so you don't get hurt. Maybe get a single PT session and have them take you through the basics and you will be good to go.
  • fontgeeksogood 9 Aug 2018 22:26:35 5,303 posts
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    Definitely get a decent coach to show you. And buy a copy of Starting Strength (Rippetoe)
  • GoatApocalypse 10 Aug 2018 05:55:34 5,432 posts
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    An old Communist buddy of mine have me a copy of that years ago. Think I used to use it as a rolling surface.

    Also been doing 50 press ups every morning.

    Do any of you guys use meal replacement shakes etc? Is stuff like Huel any good?
  • THFourteen 10 Aug 2018 05:55:36 51,358 posts
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    Whatever you do, don’t train legs.
  • GoatApocalypse 10 Aug 2018 05:56:40 5,432 posts
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    THFourteen wrote:
    Whatever you do, don’t train legs.
    My legs are in pretty decent shape. And I have a great ass.
  • fontgeeksogood 10 Aug 2018 06:16:30 5,303 posts
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    GoatApocalypse wrote:

    Do any of you guys use meal replacement shakes etc? Is stuff like Huel any good?
    No. No.

    Eat proper food, the concept of those shakes is ridiculous. "Processed food made me fat, best glug down this processed food to sort that"
  • GoatApocalypse 10 Aug 2018 06:26:22 5,432 posts
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    It's more I don't eat because I don't have time. I rarely get the chance for breakfast at home, and almost never get to stop for lunch at work.

    And I like the idea of eating heavily processed vegan Soylent Green. Fits well with my aesthetic.
  • fontgeeksogood 10 Aug 2018 06:27:31 5,303 posts
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    What's more important than eating right?
  • GoatApocalypse 10 Aug 2018 06:29:30 5,432 posts
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    My aesthetic.
  • GoatApocalypse 10 Aug 2018 06:29:59 5,432 posts
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    And smoking.

    Which is part of my aesthetic.
  • ozthegweat 10 Aug 2018 08:50:53 2,177 posts
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    GoatApocalypse wrote:
    I don't have a gym buddy and I'm worried I'll fuck up free weights.
    The above-mentioned Starting Strength book is excellent, you can also watch these videos with the author of that book:
    https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLLIasrSrFGdSNbeOT8Agw9N301qCHpRU0
  • THFourteen 10 Aug 2018 09:17:50 51,358 posts
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    fontgeeksogood wrote:
    What's more important than eating right?
    Eating tasty food.
  • mrpon 10 Aug 2018 09:52:56 35,078 posts
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    In moderation.
  • challenge_hanukkah 10 Aug 2018 09:58:21 10,265 posts
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    Centrist
  • askew 10 Aug 2018 10:29:07 18,810 posts
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    Has anybody used TrainingPeaks before? Crikey, it's thorough, but the nerd in me loves all the data it surfaces. While Strava has Fitness & Freshness charts to help quantify your efforts, this is on a different level. Just waiting on all my historic Garmin data to be imported . Shame I'm coming to the end of my 'season' (lol)…
  • gamecat 10 Aug 2018 12:28:18 830 posts
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    May give it a go, just binned Strava Premium, they seem to be giving you more garbage data and less useful stuff, selling the same thing back to you and calling it something new (Summit) was the final straw.
  • Armoured_Bear 10 Aug 2018 13:10:05 26,242 posts
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    fontgeeksogood wrote:
    What's more important than eating right?
    STREETFOOD
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  • DJCopa 10 Aug 2018 14:38:47 1,821 posts
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    Streetfood, it's the only life I know
    Streetfood and there's a thousand parts to play
    Streetfood until you play your life away, ooh
  • askew 10 Aug 2018 14:48:39 18,810 posts
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    Hehe. Love that song.
  • elstoof 10 Aug 2018 14:56:45 22,741 posts
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    For a nickel, for a dime
  • fontgeeksogood 10 Aug 2018 18:47:33 5,303 posts
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    All streetfood
    All streetfood
    All streetfood
    Streetfood next to me
  • elstoof 10 Aug 2018 18:55:52 22,741 posts
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    The lyrics to She’s a Star perfectly describe life in the basement
  • Armoured_Bear 10 Aug 2018 20:06:31 26,242 posts
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    fontgeeksogood wrote:
    All streetfood
    All streetfood
    All streetfood
    Streetfood next to me
    It would be much less annoying if they were the actual lyrics, such a shame.
  • Armoured_Bear 10 Aug 2018 20:12:29 26,242 posts
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    elstoof wrote:
    The lyrics to She’s a Star perfectly describe life in the basement
    Sounds like you're well informed, something you're not telling us?
  • GoatApocalypse 13 Aug 2018 21:33:11 5,432 posts
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    Tried to step it up a bit tonight. I haven't got the bottle for free weights try but I'm trying that 5x5 methodology from StrongLifts with resistance machines.

    Good lord I'm spent now.
  • Psychotext 13 Aug 2018 23:11:46 64,886 posts
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    Shit night of lifting for me. Weak as a kitten.
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