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Re: The Health 'n' Fitness Thread

Postby Ndnd » Fri May 17, 2013 5:00 pm

I have decided to do the 30 day squat challenge. Anyone fancy doing it with me?
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Postby Moonburp » Fri May 17, 2013 5:06 pm

Ndnd wrote:I have decided to do the 30 day squat challenge. Anyone fancy doing it with me?

Weighted or not?

I used to be able to squat 1 1/2 body weight before I lost most of my strength :(

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Postby Ndnd » Fri May 17, 2013 5:08 pm

Fuck it I need a challenge! Weighted it is :D - though to be fair my arse carrys enough weight to squat with as it is :P Who else is in?
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Re: The Health 'n' Fitness Thread

Postby Moonburp » Fri May 17, 2013 5:11 pm

I would if I hadn't promised myself never to set foot in a weights room again!

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Postby TheLotusEater193 » Fri May 17, 2013 5:14 pm

Moonburp wrote:I would if I hadn't promised myself never to set foot in a weights room again!

Why?

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Postby Moonburp » Fri May 17, 2013 5:17 pm

TheLotusEater193 wrote:
Moonburp wrote:I would if I hadn't promised myself never to set foot in a weights room again!

Why?

Because I figured out that I never actually enjoyed doing it and I had a tendency to overdo it!

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Re: The Health 'n' Fitness Thread

Postby TheLotusEater193 » Fri May 17, 2013 5:22 pm

Moonburp wrote:
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Moonburp wrote:I would if I hadn't promised myself never to set foot in a weights room again!

Why?

Because I figured out that I never actually enjoyed doing it and I had a tendency to overdo it!

Ah ok, fair enough. I've only just got into it properly and I LOVE IT! I love having visible tricep muscles :3

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Postby PoonLagoonGuy23 » Mon May 20, 2013 3:39 pm

Been working hard on strength at the gym lately and stuff seems to be looking up. I weight 78kg and am getting:

Deadlift - 180kg
Squat - 150kg
Bench - 110kg
15 Wide-grip Pull-ups

Really need to work on cardio and getting my stamina up but its so bloody boring!

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Postby VirginInvader » Mon May 20, 2013 4:03 pm

Fucking hell, remind me not to fuck with you :lol: I'm only a few kilos lighter than you and can't lift anything like that!
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Postby V-Man » Mon May 20, 2013 4:06 pm

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Re: The Health 'n' Fitness Thread

Postby Freyja » Mon May 20, 2013 4:36 pm

Ndnd wrote:I have decided to do the 30 day squat challenge. Anyone fancy doing it with me?


I was going to say yes, then I saw that day 1 is 50! I'd struggle with even that amount, aghh. I'm so unfit it's ridiculous :lol:

edit: sod it, I'll give it a go anyway!
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Postby PoonLagoonGuy23 » Mon May 20, 2013 5:32 pm

Yeah I'm happy with the strength gains I've made but I seriously don't look like I can lift anything like that. Just find that putting on size and actually gaining weight is the hardest thing ever! Only gone up like 3kg in a year and I must be getting at least 3500 cals on most days. Train in a 6-12 rep range on most stuff except for compound strength shit. Where am I going wrong?!

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Postby TheLotusEater193 » Mon May 20, 2013 5:33 pm

PoonLagoonGuy23 wrote:Yeah I'm happy with the strength gains I've made but I seriously don't look like I can lift anything like that. Just find that putting on size and actually gaining weight is the hardest thing ever! Only gone up like 3kg in a year and I must be getting at least 3500 cals on most days. Train in a 6-12 rep range on most stuff except for compound strength shit. Where am I going wrong?!

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Re: The Health 'n' Fitness Thread

Postby georgebailey96 » Mon May 20, 2013 5:54 pm

I seem to be lucky in the aspect of, if I wanna slim down to having near visible abs (where its starting to cut but only just) I can, but I also can lift a lot and put on a fair bit of muscle when I want. Last time I was in the Gym at the start of the year I was on:

Bench: 85kg
Leg Press: 180kg(maxed machine, 4 reps)
Shoulders:40kg
Calf Raise:Max(think it was like 150?)
Curl:15kg

Nothing special, but I tend to do ok if I ever go.
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Re: The Health 'n' Fitness Thread

Postby Moonburp » Mon May 20, 2013 5:55 pm

Anyone read The Times article on Saturday about weightlifting?