The Health 'n' Fitness Thread

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Re: The Health 'n' Fitness Thread

Postby NeglectedField » Wed Feb 04, 2015 10:57 pm

It's great being able to tense muscles you couldn't before. Squats rule.

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Postby Moonburp » Thu Feb 05, 2015 7:25 pm

NeglectedField wrote:It's great being able to tense muscles you couldn't before. Squats rule.

Eh, I hate doing 5x5 squats. I feel great after, but I fucking hate squats.

Deadlifts all the way, man.

On that note, that sound you hear is me smashing PRs all over the place.

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Re: The Health 'n' Fitness Thread

Postby NeglectedField » Thu Feb 05, 2015 7:52 pm

They're all great. I've not suffered from squats at all, in fact my mate preached to me about how it would improve the problem I had with my knees and since taking it on, it's gone away.

Deadlifts I don't do enough of, but my form is a bit shaky and I've needed more guidance and correction from said mate with that than with squats. Need to make sure I don't fuck myself up.

Do wish I could afford to go to a quieter gym so I can more likely use whatever I wanna use as and when I want it.

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Re: The Health 'n' Fitness Thread

Postby Moonburp » Thu Feb 05, 2015 8:02 pm

Yeah, deadlifts take a while to get the form right, but they're so satisfying when you're lifting really heavy. I don't get pain from squats, they're just so much fucking effort :P

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Re: The Health 'n' Fitness Thread

Postby Jobdone » Mon Feb 16, 2015 11:19 am

After a self imposed vodka related stall over Christmas, back on track now. In the next 5lb, I'll hit 3 good goals. 1lb away from 80lb down overall, 2lb away from being under 18 stone, and 5lb away from 6 stone lost overall. Exciting times incoming.
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Postby peypea » Mon Feb 16, 2015 11:49 am

That's amazing Joe :D congrats!
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Postby Fjar » Mon Feb 16, 2015 6:08 pm

80lbs down, that's insane. Major congrats.
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Luke_X wrote:Got a ruler out and I measure it about 11 inches. Which pretty good value in my mind.

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Re: The Health 'n' Fitness Thread

Postby Bisset » Mon Feb 16, 2015 8:07 pm

Congrats Joe!

Well the gym is going well for me, although deciding to do spin classes has made me draw parallels between my own mental well being and Simon Pegg's in "run Fat boy, run"
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Re: The Health 'n' Fitness Thread

Postby Danroush » Fri Mar 06, 2015 4:17 pm

Finally fully lost the weight I gained over the last year, now at 67.3Kg (130lbs for any imperialists :P ) and can bench a full 8 rep set of 60kg, which isn't much, but knowing I could 1rep max more than my bodyweight is nice :)

Stomach also finally looking alright again, a 6-pack would be proper tough with my bodyshape though.
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Re: The Health 'n' Fitness Thread

Postby VizardAmata » Sat Mar 07, 2015 1:49 am

On ketosis diet at the moment to shift the water weight. :ugh:

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Re: The Health 'n' Fitness Thread

Postby Fjar » Tue Mar 31, 2015 6:24 pm

Sooo I was looking through my camera roll on my laptop and found a picture from last year that helps to put things into context. Took a pic just now for comparison.

Before and after:

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32lbs lost scaling back and cleaning up my diet, thinking of joining a gym that a couple of folk at work go to in order to build some muscle.
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Luke_X wrote:Got a ruler out and I measure it about 11 inches. Which pretty good value in my mind.

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Re: The Health 'n' Fitness Thread

Postby Danroush » Tue Mar 31, 2015 11:19 pm

One month later, turns out a 6 pack for me would be just about possible as I'm starting to get dents in the right places for it :)
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Re: The Health 'n' Fitness Thread

Postby Bisset » Wed Apr 01, 2015 8:17 am

Kept wondering what was up with some pictures of me from our last gig and wondering why I looked different. Turns out my neck is filling out. I'm slightly perturbed by this.

Also Charlotte, looking good!
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Re: The Health 'n' Fitness Thread

Postby Fjar » Wed Apr 08, 2015 5:03 pm

Went to the gym. Hurts so good.
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Luke_X wrote:Got a ruler out and I measure it about 11 inches. Which pretty good value in my mind.

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Re: The Health 'n' Fitness Thread

Postby tmcgoay » Wed Apr 08, 2015 7:54 pm

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