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User avatar #22625 - lulzformalaysiaair (2 hours ago) [-]
Dat gud feel when straight 10lb gain on my bench. I dont even jump 5 pounds. I guess it's all about the mind n shit.
#22620 - europe (8 hours ago) [-]
So what should I expect with the start of new year? From what I hear a ton of people tend to join because of new year's resolutions and stuff. I wouldn't know, I've only started liftan a few months back
User avatar #22623 to #22620 - nyawgga (5 hours ago) [-]
it's just going to be a bunch of overweight people on the treadmills, epileptical, and exercise bicycles. we're good, don't worry.
User avatar #22621 to #22620 - marinepenguin (8 hours ago) [-]
It isn't as bad as people say, but expect a bunch of people who have little to no idea what they're doing going to your gym for about 2 weeks to a month. It'll thin down after a while. There may be a few new people stay, but the vast majority will disappear quickly.
#22609 - anonymous (11 hours ago) [-]
got lumbar lordosis or however you say it

how do i fix
User avatar #22607 - bobvonbobby (12 hours ago) [-]
Last week I rode my bike five miles to get a flat tire. I then proceeded to walk the remaining 7 miles carrying the bike on my back in order to work out. Never thought I'd be this dedicated to lifting.
User avatar #22612 to #22607 - marinepenguin (11 hours ago) [-]
That's quite a trek.
User avatar #22602 - lawlfailwinepic (12 hours ago) [-]
okay, guys. i seriously need your take on this.

i'm 15, just turned so 2 weeks ago.

at 15, i am 5'11 with a 6' wingspan.

what am i projected to be at 19?
User avatar #22603 to #22602 - marinepenguin (12 hours ago) [-]
A little bit bigger then that.
User avatar #22604 to #22603 - marinepenguin (12 hours ago) [-]
But seriously dude, there's no way to know. Sometimes not even your parents are a good way to measure how big you get. At 15 I was 5'9. By the time I was 17 i was 6'3 with a 6'6 wingspan. Both my parents are 6'1 and I'm bigger then both of them by quite a bit. And supposedly I'm still growing a little. Why are you wanting to know anyways?
User avatar #22605 to #22604 - lawlfailwinepic (12 hours ago) [-]
well, i'm trying to join the varsity football team my senior year. coach said the ideal height for a quarterback would be 6'2 and up so they can see over the big ass linemen.

i'm already the biggest freshman on the baseball team, i'm just praying i can be starting qb, you know?
User avatar #22608 to #22605 - marinepenguin (11 hours ago) [-]
Completely understandable. Just look at how tall your parents and grandparents are. if they're tall you are more then likely to be tall also. And even if your not gonna be 6'2, you can still be a quarterback. My brothers team went to the state finals this year and their QB was 5'7. He was just built like a house and was extremely smart, he's an all state quarterback as well. The ideal height for a QB is 6'2, but they'll take anyone who has the ability to be one if they've got the ability.
#22591 - anonymous (18 hours ago) [-]
I'm a recovering anorexic and I need advice on how to work out and what to do to work out and keep myself from losing weight if anything
User avatar #22624 to #22591 - nyawgga (5 hours ago) [-]
eat

do not stop eating

my personal philisophy: it is better to overeat than not eat enough
User avatar #22619 to #22591 - europe (8 hours ago) [-]
peanuts got a shitton of calories and a nice amount of protein so good 4 u
User avatar #22611 to #22591 - lulzformalaysiaair (11 hours ago) [-]
KEEP FUCKING EATING SHIT
User avatar #22580 - lulzformalaysiaair (12/22/2014) [-]
Is Bread Bad For You?

So today I had to end my workout early after finding out why they call it the Skullcrusher.
I'm considering swapping tricep movements. Is there a "barbell curl" for the tricep, like the most standard one that guarantees gains?

Also thoughts on the video?

User avatar #22584 to #22580 - studbeefpile (12/22/2014) [-]
I don't often do triceps isolation movements. I occasionally do cable push downs for fun, but that's it.

If you want to target your triceps I recommend close grip bench.
User avatar #22583 to #22580 - marinepenguin (12/22/2014) [-]
Skullcrushers are the best I've ever found. It's one you can have continual progression on by adding 5 pounds a week or month. Don't let the name deter you.
User avatar #22585 to #22583 - lulzformalaysiaair (23 hours ago) [-]
It's not the name, it's the fact that literally today I couldn't push my 3rd rep I think it was and it fell on my head and hurt my nose as well as my arms.
#22622 to #22585 - KungFuZerO (7 hours ago) [-]
Skulls are amazing dude. Try incline skulls so the bar goes behind your head. That full tricep length is killer for growth.
#22592 to #22585 - anonymous (15 hours ago) [-]
Because you are weak
User avatar #22589 to #22585 - marinepenguin (23 hours ago) [-]
I've done that a few times. Nearly broke my nose once. But it hasn't happened in well over a year. You learn your limits and it's forces you to keep a few reps in the tank when you train that movement, which isn't necessarily a bad thing. I've gotten to where I can do 8-10 reps with 115 pounds. If you really want to find another movements, close grip bench or dumbbell tricep extensions work fine.

As for the video. As soon as he said "gluten is bad" I tuned out a little. Eat whatever bread you want. It's true that white bread has sugars and is fairly processed, but it won't hurt your gains or kill you. It's an individual thing. Some people feel bloated and lethargic eating processed stuff, some don't. Personally I only eat the white bread because it tastes a bit better.
User avatar #22593 to #22589 - lulzformalaysiaair (14 hours ago) [-]
Is there any difference in black bread because I always have it at home too?
User avatar #22597 to #22593 - marinepenguin (13 hours ago) [-]
I couldn't tell you the differences between bread. Sorry man.
User avatar #22586 to #22585 - lulzformalaysiaair (23 hours ago) [-]
also any thoughts on the video?
#22566 - TokenWhiteKid (12/22/2014) [-]
New Years is fast approaching   
   
Who else is ready for DYELs and their self made routines hogging the squat rack for curls and knee bends and stealing your gains when you ask for a spot on your bench?
New Years is fast approaching

Who else is ready for DYELs and their self made routines hogging the squat rack for curls and knee bends and stealing your gains when you ask for a spot on your bench?


User avatar #22601 to #22566 - envinite (13 hours ago) [-]
Boy, do I miss that feeling when the dumbbell I still use get stolen.
User avatar #22573 to #22566 - studbeefpile (12/22/2014) [-]
*Sits back and basks in glorious home gym privilege*
User avatar #22594 to #22573 - pwnagraphy (14 hours ago) [-]
>Try new weight
>Miss rep
>Die
User avatar #22613 to #22594 - marinepenguin (11 hours ago) [-]
I don't have a rack. And I've almost had this happen to me. Let's just say I rarely max out.
User avatar #22614 to #22613 - pwnagraphy (11 hours ago) [-]
If I max at my gym I'm with my friend and someone else. I usually max at the end of each month to see how much I've improved, it's usually about 10-15 pounds for legs and 5 for bench
User avatar #22615 to #22614 - marinepenguin (11 hours ago) [-]
I have my brother help spot me if I need it. But I tend to stick to keeping my lifts to where I have a few reps left in the tank and I rarely train til failure. When I do actually check for a max it's usually a huge leap. Which is fun.
User avatar #22616 to #22615 - pwnagraphy (11 hours ago) [-]
I usually never train till failure except deadlift and curls because I don't want to risk hurting something. I'll usually find a good weight and do sets of 1-3. Yesterday I did bench 245x2 5 sets, enough to build strength and about 85% effort
User avatar #22617 to #22616 - marinepenguin (11 hours ago) [-]
That's not bad. My last max was 235. But it was a few months ago and I did 225 for a set of 3 at one point recently for fun.

I would advise getting stronger get in higher rep ranges too, like 5-8. Doing phases of strength and then hypertrophy will keep you from stalling out as much in the long run. I'm doing sets of 12 with bench right now. Once I hit around 185-195 for 12 I'll move back to sets of 3-5.
User avatar #22618 to #22617 - pwnagraphy (11 hours ago) [-]
I used to go 8-6-3 on bench, but now I'm just sticking with 1-3. Lower reps at higher weight for strength, lower weight at higher reps for looks
User avatar #22606 to #22594 - studbeefpile (12 hours ago) [-]
I have a rack, dumbass. Actually safer than a spotter.
User avatar #22578 to #22573 - lulzformalaysiaair (12/22/2014) [-]
Same. However I find that I have lots of disadvantages too like no spotter, no machines, ect.

What equipment do you have? Any machines?
Also how much did your home gym approx cost you?
User avatar #22581 to #22578 - studbeefpile (12/22/2014) [-]
I have a rack, so it's actually safer than lifting with a spotter.

I have an adjustable rack, a barbell, a couple adjustable dumbbells, a vertical cable pull and a horizontal cable pull, a bench, and about 600+lbs of weight. Most of it was used, and I got a really good deal on all of it, but it's valued at about 2000 dollars. That's my estimate, anyway.
User avatar #22560 - studbeefpile (12/22/2014) [-]
Tis the season to have 3 hour workouts where you absolutely give it all you got, then stuff your face afterwards. Take advantage of the calorie surplus! Enjoy your food, and enjoy your gains!
User avatar #22579 to #22560 - lulzformalaysiaair (12/22/2014) [-]
I never understood this. Why is winter the season?
User avatar #22582 to #22579 - studbeefpile (12/22/2014) [-]
Because you don't have to be seen shirtless anywhere, so abs can go on vacation, and most people gain access to a large amount of seasonal treats, such as sugar cookies, candy canes, fudge, etc. Not to mention Christmas parties where all the aforementioned goodies -and more- can be found.
User avatar #22562 to #22560 - marinepenguin (12/22/2014) [-]
I'm considering doing 100 tire flips at the end of all my workouts. I have a 300ish pound tractor tire I haven't flipped in a while. Burn some extra calories.
User avatar #22565 to #22562 - studbeefpile (12/22/2014) [-]
Lol, brah, do that at the end of your deadlift day. That'll be fun.

Real talk, it's probably a bad idea to do that every workout. Isn't your back sore on leg day, legs sore on chest day, etc?
User avatar #22567 to #22565 - marinepenguin (12/22/2014) [-]
I was doing 70ish in the summer on top of sprints for conditioning. It isn't a huge heavy tire, so it is more of a conditioning thing then a strength thing. And I don't always feel sore after my workouts, unless I go especially all out or add in way more volume then usual.
User avatar #22568 to #22567 - studbeefpile (12/22/2014) [-]
If you aren't going all out in your workouts, what are you even doing?

You're young and testosterones, take advantage of it!
User avatar #22569 to #22568 - marinepenguin (12/22/2014) [-]
I just make sure I progress a little every workout. 5 more pounds, a couple more reps, a little less rest time.

I come out of my 30 degree garage sweaty and out of breathe every day, it's not like I'm not working myself hard. I just consider all-out to be having literally nothing left, and basically having to crawl out of my garage. I do those on occasion, but it's not a good idea to push yourself like that every day.
User avatar #22570 to #22569 - studbeefpile (12/22/2014) [-]
I catch your drift. I only go completely all out on deadlift day. I literally fell over when I finished my 315 for 20 set. I'm planning on going ham on upper push tomorrow. Probably around 30 or 40 sets at least (of various movements of course). Then I'm gonna stuff my face.

It's gonna be fun.
User avatar #22571 to #22570 - marinepenguin (12/22/2014) [-]
Whatever you gotta do to get big and strong man. I'm just gonna do these tire flips for a few weeks to keep off the fat. Once it warms up I'll start running, sprinting, and walking like I was before.
User avatar #22572 to #22571 - studbeefpile (12/22/2014) [-]
Yeah man.

I actually love tire flips as cardio, I wish I had one. Consider yourself lucky dude!
User avatar #22575 to #22572 - marinepenguin (12/22/2014) [-]
Well where I live in the rural side of Illinois, they literally give 1000 pound tractor tires away for free. If I could ever get you one I would.
User avatar #22595 to #22575 - pwnagraphy (14 hours ago) [-]
m8 wat


A tire that's big enough for me to use again and get gains?
Gibe pls my gym only goes to 750 ;_;
User avatar #22596 to #22595 - marinepenguin (13 hours ago) [-]
I don't think you understand how big some tractor tires here are. Some are taller then me (6'3) and thick as hell.
User avatar #22598 to #22596 - pwnagraphy (13 hours ago) [-]
The biggest tire at my gym is 750, and it fells so light now that it's not even worth doing. 1000 would be an amazing challenge. I need it
User avatar #22599 to #22598 - marinepenguin (13 hours ago) [-]
I THINK but don't quote me on this the biggest tires around here are around ton. I don't know if you could ever flip one though.
User avatar #22600 to #22599 - pwnagraphy (13 hours ago) [-]
Metric Ton is 1.2k

Customary is 2k

If I could ever lift one of those I would die happy even if I break my spine and am paralyzed from the waist down, and JLaw says she wants to fuck the next day but I have a non-functional dick, I'd still be happy. 2 thousand fucking pounds. Flipped
User avatar #22576 to #22575 - studbeefpile (12/22/2014) [-]
I appreciate the thought dude, but I think they fuck you on shipping charges when you try to send a 1000lb tire from IL to SC.

srs
User avatar #22577 to #22576 - marinepenguin (12/22/2014) [-]
That's why I was say IF I ever could. Haha. I have family in georgia and we go through SC a lot. So if I ever get a hold of a big truck and trailer and we go through your neck of the woods I'll be sure to let you know! as unlikely as that scenario is
User avatar #22553 - clusterfuckk ONLINE (12/22/2014) [-]
Does anyone know anything about steroid use and cycling that actually has experience with it?
User avatar #22555 to #22553 - studbeefpile (12/22/2014) [-]
Don't even consider starting a cycle unless you're already benching 350+, squatting 500+, and deadlifting 600+.
User avatar #22558 to #22555 - clusterfuckk ONLINE (12/22/2014) [-]
315 bench, 405 squat, 585 deadlift
User avatar #22563 to #22558 - marinepenguin (12/22/2014) [-]
Those are some pretty solid lifts. I don't have any personal experience with steroid use, but I wouldn't take any until you nearly maxed out your potential natural gains for maximum results.
User avatar #22559 to #22558 - studbeefpile (12/22/2014) [-]
Pics or it didnt happen.

If that is true, then I would try to get in contact with someone like Pete Rubbish, George Leeman, or Marc Lobliner - just someone who's has successful experience with it.

It's a big decision. Life long, actually. It forever changes the way your hormones work. If you do even one cycle you'll have to be on TRT for the rest of your life. Think about it, do your research, and make a decision.
User avatar #22561 to #22559 - clusterfuckk ONLINE (12/22/2014) [-]
Alright thanks, I've been considering it for a while now and still lost about the whole thing
User avatar #22564 to #22561 - studbeefpile (12/22/2014) [-]
Honestly, if you're lost on it, then I wouldn't do it. Not yet, anyway.

Everyone I know that has experience with it says you should get as strong as naturally possible before even thinking about getting on gear. I would keep trying to up your numbers for a little while if I were you.
#22552 - thedirtybee (12/21/2014) [-]
So why does everyone lift.
A girl?
Competition?
boredom?
mates?
i've realised for me i just like the way i look
User avatar #22626 to #22552 - lulzformalaysiaair (2 hours ago) [-]
boredom, mates, gfs, self. It's usually a combination for everyone.
User avatar #22590 to #22552 - marinepenguin (23 hours ago) [-]
Started off for girls and sports. Now I do it because I like the idea of getting bigger, stronger, and improving myself as an individual.
User avatar #22557 to #22552 - studbeefpile (12/22/2014) [-]
I enjoy the feeling of improving myself. I also enjoy being big and strong. It's my goal to be the person my friends feel safe around - I wanna be the guy people (chicks) ask to walk them to their car at night.

Other than that, It's a good way to get out rage. I have a lot of lingering anger in my mind from my past.
User avatar #22539 - marinepenguin (12/21/2014) [-]
Hit 180 pounds for 20 on squats. Had an absolutely brutal leg workout yesterday. Quads were burning, hammies are hurting today, and calves are sore. I added some alternating sets in with some high rep leg extensions and that made it difficult to walk afterwards.

Today I'm doing shoulders, and beyond overhead pressing, front raises, side raises, and landmine variations of those, I'm not sure what else to do on shoulder day. Any ideas?
User avatar #22546 to #22539 - studbeefpile (12/21/2014) [-]
Good work bro.

By the way, just curious - do you have a 40lb bar, or are you using the 2&1/2 plates of shame?
User avatar #22548 to #22546 - marinepenguin (12/21/2014) [-]
I have 3 metal 45 pound bars. Along with like 4 different kinds of curl bars. Obviously I use the bigger ones for the squats and most presses.
#22544 to #22539 - KungFuZerO (12/21/2014) [-]
Post delts bruh. Reverse flys, face pulls, rear delt pulldowns
User avatar #22549 to #22544 - marinepenguin (12/21/2014) [-]
Also had to look up rear delt pulldowns
#22550 to #22549 - KungFuZerO (12/21/2014) [-]
They're easily my favorite. The way I do them is like a behind-the-neck lat pulldown, but with separate handles. Makes the post delts stand out like crazy
#22551 to #22550 - marinepenguin (12/21/2014) [-]
I would do them if I had a machine. So I'll stick to some band face pulls and flys for now. Pic of delts, they leave much to be desired right now.
User avatar #22627 to #22551 - lulzformalaysiaair (2 hours ago) [-]
You got some very sexy skin there. Your shoulder is like a smooth landscape of Mars with fine hairs dangling and catching the wind.
User avatar #22628 to #22627 - marinepenguin (2 hours ago) [-]
Uh...... Uh... Y-you too
#22587 to #22551 - KungFuZerO (23 hours ago) [-]
Still very defined. Just need to work on that camera focus haha
User avatar #22588 to #22587 - marinepenguin (23 hours ago) [-]
Well thanks. I'm trying to get them bigger more then well defined right now.

And my phone is a bitch with focus sometimes, especially when I'm taking awkward photos like that.
User avatar #22547 to #22544 - marinepenguin (12/21/2014) [-]
I will post delts later. But keep in mind I have no machines, I have a lot of bands that I could use for some face pulls til failure. Used to do a lot of flys too. Might throws those back in there.
User avatar #22543 to #22542 - marinepenguin (12/21/2014) [-]
Upright rows are a risky exercise, and even pointed out in the video that if you have shoulder issues it's one to avoid. I don't have shoulder issues but upright rows have always felt super uncomfortable to be and so I've avoided them.
#22540 to #22539 - anonymous (12/21/2014) [-]
how much do you OHP for reps?
User avatar #22541 to #22540 - marinepenguin (12/21/2014) [-]
I'll be doing 115 for 4 sets of 8 today. My max is 135 for 5.
#22536 - TokenWhiteKid (12/21/2014) [-]
Do you ever see people so fat it makes you angry?


User avatar #22538 to #22536 - nyawgga (12/21/2014) [-]
my dad
User avatar #22537 to #22536 - europe (12/21/2014) [-]
Haven't seen any in some time
Though if I visit the supermarket today I'm sure I will
#22525 - cliffordlover (12/21/2014) [-]
**cliffordlover used "*roll picture*"**
**cliffordlover rolled image** Do you guys have any tips on weightloss, like maybe a quirky thing that helps you? I used to game all the time, but it's not doing too well for me anymore.
User avatar #22545 to #22525 - studbeefpile (12/21/2014) [-]
The easiest way to lose weight is to completely cut out carbs. I lost 50lbs in 5 months by doing that.
User avatar #22535 to #22525 - TokenWhiteKid (12/21/2014) [-]
losing weight is literally eating around 300-500 calories less than your body burns a day.


Use a TDEE calculator to find out how many you burn and then subtract from 300 to 500 and eat that many calories a day. There is no secret. That is literally all you have to do.
User avatar #22514 - lulzformalaysiaair (12/21/2014) [-]
Also, If you drink one of those zero calorie pop drinks like zero coke, are you hurting muscle gains even though you aren't having any empty calories from it?

I don't drink this anymore but this too has made me curious
#22524 to #22514 - baglesbites ONLINE (12/21/2014) [-]
The artificial sweeteners are probably linked to cancer like everything else is anymore. If you want to have a zero calorie drink do it in moderation
User avatar #22526 to #22524 - lulzformalaysiaair (12/21/2014) [-]
Yeah I couldn't give a fuck about that cancer crap. I more or less wanna know if it impacts gains in any way.
#22528 to #22526 - cliffordlover (12/21/2014) [-]
**cliffordlover used "*roll picture*"**
**cliffordlover rolled image** Who cares if I have cancer as long as I look good? Yfw
User avatar #22532 to #22528 - lulzformalaysiaair (12/21/2014) [-]
Yeah. I couldn't give a fuck about getting cancer.
User avatar #22556 to #22532 - teoberry (12/22/2014) [-]
youre stupid
User avatar #22574 to #22556 - lulzformalaysiaair (12/22/2014) [-]
Dood there are a bigillion things that can "increase deh chance of getting teh cencer". I'm not gonna give a fuck about every single one of them and neither do you bud.
User avatar #22554 to #22532 - teoberry (12/22/2014) [-]
hey lulz
User avatar #22513 - lulzformalaysiaair (12/21/2014) [-]
Any pre-workout supplements you take and why?

I only take whey protein after and vitamin c pills because honestly they are delicious.
User avatar #22516 to #22513 - marinepenguin (12/21/2014) [-]
I've started taking creatine before and after my workouts. More muscle gains.
User avatar #22517 to #22516 - lulzformalaysiaair (12/21/2014) [-]
What about taking creatine before and whey protein after? The creatine gives you the extra energy while the protein is with the meal to help boost muscle repair/growth.
User avatar #22518 to #22517 - marinepenguin (12/21/2014) [-]
I take the creatine before by itself, and after with whey protein.

I've never felt energized from creatine so far. But it's given me fuller and longer lasting pumps. And I've just been generally strstronger during workouts.
User avatar #22520 to #22518 - lulzformalaysiaair (12/21/2014) [-]
ohh so you did exactly what I asked. I should get creatine, a lot of people say it makes you workout better/longer
User avatar #22522 to #22520 - marinepenguin (12/21/2014) [-]
It's worth a shot. I just started taking it for the first time, only used it for about 3 weeks for far.
User avatar #22503 - nyawgga (12/20/2014) [-]
Should I eat before workouts?

I like to go in the morning, but never eat. My energy feels normal, so I don't worry too much about it. I even take pre workout most of the time also.

Am I fucking up
User avatar #22507 to #22503 - marinepenguin (12/20/2014) [-]
You shouldn't work out on an empty stomach. I usually have a small meal before working out along with whatever supplements taken before hand. But you should also always eat after your workout as well. Pre and post workout nutrition is pretty important.
User avatar #22508 to #22507 - nyawgga (12/20/2014) [-]
What do YOU usually eat pre?
User avatar #22509 to #22508 - marinepenguin (12/20/2014) [-]
Sandwhich, banana, granola bars, something of that nature.

Then I take my creatine and preworkout (if I'm taking any Ay that time)
User avatar #22527 to #22509 - nyawgga (12/21/2014) [-]
What is good about banana
User avatar #22529 to #22527 - marinepenguin (12/21/2014) [-]
It's just a good snack to eat. You don't have to eat anything specific.
User avatar #22530 to #22529 - nyawgga (12/21/2014) [-]
Is there anything I SHOULDN'T eat

inb4 obvious stuff like chips n chocolate
User avatar #22531 to #22530 - marinepenguin (12/21/2014) [-]
Well of course. Try eat something halfway healthy.
User avatar #22495 - lulzformalaysiaair (12/20/2014) [-]
The MYTH of Overtraining
Assuming you allow muscle groups to rest for 48 hours, can you work out without rest days? Like P/Pll/L continued.

Also thoughts on the video?
User avatar #22534 to #22495 - TokenWhiteKid (12/21/2014) [-]
overtraining is very real

It isn't merely about your muscles recovering, it's about your energy and central nervous system.

If you workout every day, you will fry your CNS and find yourself with little energy.

Also, if you're a novice, please don't go about making your own brosplit without rest days. Don't make a routine at all.
User avatar #22498 to #22495 - marinepenguin (12/20/2014) [-]
Overtraining isn't a myth. It when you workout and exceed your bodies ability to recover from stress. Back in the 60's when bodybuilders did full body workouts all day every day, they were horribly overtrained. That's why things like deload weeks are incorporated into certain workout plans.

But overtraining is something that takes a long time to occur if you have your body used to training hard, you eat enough, and you sleep enough. It's not something that most of your average gym goers should worry about.
User avatar #22501 to #22498 - lulzformalaysiaair (12/20/2014) [-]
But I could still then therefore train without rest days?
User avatar #22502 to #22501 - marinepenguin (12/20/2014) [-]
Of course. As long as you aren't working the same muscles day after day and eating enough you should be fine. I only have one rest day every 5 days.
User avatar #22512 to #22502 - lulzformalaysiaair (12/21/2014) [-]
the synthesis period is 48 hours, so no more then once every 3 days.
User avatar #22515 to #22512 - marinepenguin (12/21/2014) [-]
That works. I don't put my rest day upon when protein synthesis is complete. I put it upon when I've worked out every part of my body. I'll work a body part a couple times in a period.
User avatar #22496 to #22495 - studbeefpile (12/20/2014) [-]
Yes, you can, as long as you're eating and sleeping enough.

Listen to Omar, he knows what he's talking about. You should be subscribed to him.
User avatar #22500 to #22496 - lulzformalaysiaair (12/20/2014) [-]
Of course i am. Love his outro.
User avatar #22487 - dragontamers (12/20/2014) [-]
Just when I thought I had grownout of my asthma it decidedto rear it's ugly head during my run this morning
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