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by TimD
Fri Feb 10, 2006 5:42 pm
Forum: General
Topic: New routine, need some advice
Replies: 25
Views: 47575

OK. Let's talk protocols of training. I didn't want to get into a long drawn out debate, because your advice will work, probably just fine, especially if Maniac is a beginner. However, I don't think it's optimal. The exercise physiologists have been studying different protocols for years now. (Berge...
by TimD
Fri Feb 10, 2006 12:10 pm
Forum: General
Topic: New routine, need some advice
Replies: 25
Views: 47575

One more point-goal considerations

Well, Maniac, I just reread your original post. Seems fat loss and general fitness is your main goal. My statement above on the suggestions still stand, and I think they are pretty good. However, I'm going to spin off on a tangent (I also reread what Bill L had to say), and I would advise something ...
by TimD
Fri Feb 10, 2006 10:49 am
Forum: General
Topic: New routine, need some advice
Replies: 25
Views: 47575

Well, Maniac, I'm a bit confused as to which schedule(s) you are referring to, but I think you are talking about the 3 2 schedule splits Sonnygill is referencing. I like the first one (upper lower) best, but the other two are OK. I just question why you will do regular squats in a abd wide stance in...
by TimD
Thu Feb 09, 2006 4:06 pm
Forum: from General
Topic: Dinosaur Training? using Bodyweight?
Replies: 10
Views: 30693

Soonygill, well, I think there is something you might be missing. Body weight stuff isn't limited to pushups, by any stretch. Ty some handstand pushup, P-bar dips, or dips on rings. Those tax most people, not to mention high rep pullps, muscle ups on rings, etc. The crossfit types are really into th...
by TimD
Thu Feb 09, 2006 12:53 pm
Forum: from General
Topic: Dinosaur Training? using Bodyweight?
Replies: 10
Views: 30693

Hi Dian. Yep. That's him. Bryce Lane. He's gotta be into most anything. Strongman, PL, OL, now it's strength - endurance and bodyweight, but still keeps in touch with it all. He used to post a lot over on WTU and WDB, but he started up his own over on the EZ board, The Iron Works. He has a link to i...
by TimD
Thu Feb 09, 2006 11:09 am
Forum: from General
Topic: Dinosaur Training? using Bodyweight?
Replies: 10
Views: 30693

Well, moving in a different direcion from the previous poster, the old bodyweight routines are great, especially when mixed in with weights, and can fill a variety of purposes, but I took a look at what he was charging, and that being stated, save your money. IMHO the 197 or whatever it is is way ou...
by TimD
Wed Feb 08, 2006 3:10 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Inner chest
Replies: 5
Views: 13294

Well, I can't speak for Sonnygill, because I don't use weights for bodypart type of development, mainly just for strength/fitness, but I prefer the hammer or palms facing grip. To me, it's just makes benching a more natural type of movement, aloows me a fuller ROM (range of motion) and it is really ...
by TimD
Wed Feb 08, 2006 12:22 pm
Forum: General
Topic: New routine, need some advice
Replies: 25
Views: 47575

Hi. Set/rep thing first. Well, I did a general fitness progam a year or so ago , just to try it out, that used that same premise, although it was periodized, and geared towards your goals, fat loss, fitness, then strength. Periodized meaning that in week one it used your progression of 12,10,10,8,8 ...
by TimD
Tue Feb 07, 2006 1:11 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Plateaus
Replies: 1
Views: 7777

Plateaus

Well, I was just watching the local noon news, and on one of the segments, they had on a local gym owner who frequently guests and takes phone calls for advice. The subject of plateaus came up, and he gave one of the best answers I've heard, so I decided to post it up. He said simply, change. Change...
by TimD
Tue Feb 07, 2006 10:04 am
Forum: from Diet
Topic: Sublingual B-12 vitamins
Replies: 2
Views: 13772

Well, you just reminded me of a trend I saw back in the early 90's. A couple of companies came out with what they called syeroid replacement kits, Cybergenics in particular, and they had a small bottle of B-12 that you were to take sublinguly (sp?). I also know that some entertainers who do the stag...
by TimD
Tue Feb 07, 2006 9:57 am
Forum: from General
Topic: Post Workout Protein question/routine question.
Replies: 10
Views: 19631

Well, I've heard a lot of different ratio's for C:P being thrown around. One was as high as 4:1. but frankly, I think that as long as you get adequate protein (say around 20-30 gr) and some carb and fat, I wouldn't worry about the ratio's so much. I tend to keep it somewhat isocaloric, but going a l...
by TimD
Mon Feb 06, 2006 10:06 pm
Forum: Visitor Articles
Topic: Applications of the Dose-Response for Muscular Strength Dev
Replies: 3
Views: 19334

The abstract is talking about STRENGTH development, and multiple sets at around 85% is almost a given. Although it is not rep specific, most strength programs (emphasize strength) are based on reps between 1-5. A typical routine would indicate EDT (escalating density training) which would use this %...
by TimD
Mon Feb 06, 2006 4:55 pm
Forum: from Diet
Topic: ENERGY FOODS
Replies: 10
Views: 29630

Wll, I'm jumping in with the others (Sonny and Di). Just look at the lists Dian and I posted, follow some of Sonnygills recommendations, and just scale it back down to snack size. Forinstance, I use the following snacks all thetime, and they're fairly portable. 1. Small can of Sardines and a pear or...
by TimD
Mon Feb 06, 2006 4:47 pm
Forum: from General
Topic: 2-split or full body?
Replies: 4
Views: 11074

Just my opinion, and preferences, but I think you are doing the correct thing. I wouldn't do a bodypart split with only 2 training days/week, and I think you are also doing the right hing y using 2 different schedules. You could even add in more different schedules, ust as long as you cover lower bo...
by TimD
Fri Feb 03, 2006 4:12 pm
Forum: from General
Topic: light/heavy periodization training
Replies: 2
Views: 9504

Wll, just my opinion, and I went back to the section in the weight training section here that addresses it, but I see no reason why you couldn't keep M-W-F with a 2 day split, Heavy, Light. You just wouldn't finish it in 7 days, would take 9 days or so for a cycle, and nothing out there is set in st...