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(EurekAlert)   "Does your training routine really need to be as complicated as it is?" Something to think about while you prepare to head to the gym in 26 minutes   (eurekalert.org) divider line 47
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2014-08-05 11:57:02 AM  
Isn't this what cross fit is based on?
 
2014-08-05 02:47:00 PM  
Stronglifts 5x5 is all you need
 
2014-08-05 02:53:42 PM  
No mention of sampl size, specific protocol and call out "scientific research in trained participants is lacking".


Worthless for anybody who has experience lifting.


The Stealth Hippopotamus: Isn't this what cross fit is based on?


I took it to mean they didn't target larger muscle groups or compound movements first, and used random rest times. Not quite crossfit.
 
2014-08-05 03:30:39 PM  
Could someone translate that to Meathead, I did some sick pyramid sets this morning and all the blood is still pooled in my ripped and vascular glutes so my brain isn't properly enthinkenating.

Here's a selfie I took so you pencilnecks could know what a real man looks like before you piss yourself and go blind with fear.  I ripped my skin off pre-poseoff so the judges could really see the level of striation I have achieved.

www.muscleandstrength.com
 
2014-08-05 03:38:52 PM  
I think it rather instructional that Sportsnation just did a thing.

They asked which of two YouTube clips was the stronger display of masculinity:

A: Justin Verlander tossing a foul ball to Kate Upton, who is making googly-eyes at him in the stands.
B: Some dude doing bench presses with weights that have been set on fire. Indoors. In what looks like his living room. And making constipated face while doing said reps.

75% of respondents went with the flaming-barbells guy. Michelle Beadle gave the camera a death glare.
 
2014-08-05 03:40:54 PM  
/threadjack

Can a TFer let me know when an article relating to Jerry Jones is coming down the line - those pics were glorious

/end threadjack
 
2014-08-05 03:50:54 PM  
Contrary to popular belief that this major stimulus from resistance training revolves around the high degree of effort at the end of a set of repetitions, this study found that the order of exercises or interval between sets has minimal to no added benefits.

The focus seems to be on the order of exercises (isolation, then compound), but that doesn't surprise me much; programs based on that always sounded kinda gimmicky. The other conclusion (irrelevance of interval between sets) is more surprising to me. Based on such a short write-up I wonder if this implicates circuit training, which is what I've switched to in my old age.
 
2014-08-05 03:59:13 PM  
Squats, Deadlifts, Bench...

Everything else is just filler.
 
2014-08-05 04:02:23 PM  
Why 26 minutes? If it takes 27 minutes, does the trainer cut off heads as a warning to the other alpha males?
 
2014-08-05 04:04:36 PM  
There is a group of folks at the gym I find mildly annoying who do ridiculous routines on the weight machines using the big exercise balls.  Most of the machines have a picture on the side of the machine telling the user how to get the best results, none which involve the damn exercise ball.

img.fark.net
 
2014-08-05 04:04:46 PM  
Unless you are on gear, compounds are where it's at.

And don't do crossfit unless you want to lose your rotator cuff and/or lower back
 
2014-08-05 04:08:50 PM  
But if my muscles aren't sufficiently confused, they'll just sit there and not do anything while I lift.
 
2014-08-05 04:13:49 PM  
The only people who talk about Crossfit more than Crossfitters are Farkers in exercise threads biatching about it.
 
2014-08-05 04:19:52 PM  
Tabata Protocol/HIIT
 
2014-08-05 04:25:22 PM  
As someone preparing to head to the gym in 26 minutes, I'm getting a kick out of this story.
 
2014-08-05 04:38:25 PM  

GoldSpider: As someone preparing to head to the gym in 26 minutes, I'm getting a kick out of this story.


This.

/Treadmill, unless they're all taken up
//Have dumbbells in the basement at home
 
2014-08-05 04:47:02 PM  
"New study suggests exercise order and rest interval make no difference to chronic strength increases following 12 weeks of training"

Just go for 12 weeks and you'll get better results than not going at all. Getting there and keeping it consistent is a challenge enough in itself for most people. Doing that while nailing down a proper diet and you'll already have success.
 
2014-08-05 05:06:27 PM  

brap: Could someone translate that to Meathead, I did some sick pyramid sets this morning and all the blood is still pooled in my ripped and vascular glutes so my brain isn't properly enthinkenating.

Here's a selfie I took so you pencilnecks could know what a real man looks like before you piss yourself and go blind with fear.  I ripped my skin off pre-poseoff so the judges could really see the level of striation I have achieved.


Bet you thought that was really hilarious when you were writing it huh?

Anyway, I just do 15 sets on the Kegelcizer and call it a day. Anything else is really uneccessary.
 
2014-08-05 05:12:54 PM  

Jack Lambert's Missing Teeth: brap: Could someone translate that to Meathead, I did some sick pyramid sets this morning and all the blood is still pooled in my ripped and vascular glutes so my brain isn't properly enthinkenating.

Here's a selfie I took so you pencilnecks could know what a real man looks like before you piss yourself and go blind with fear.  I ripped my skin off pre-poseoff so the judges could really see the level of striation I have achieved.

Bet you thought that was really hilarious when you were writing it huh?

Anyway, I just do 15 sets on the Kegelcizer and call it a day. Anything else is really uneccessary.


I hope you are female.
 
2014-08-05 05:13:30 PM  

minoridiot: There is a group of folks at the gym I find mildly annoying who do ridiculous routines on the weight machines using the big exercise balls.  Most of the machines have a picture on the side of the machine telling the user how to get the best results, none which involve the damn exercise ball.

[img.fark.net image 460x390]


More than likely the PT they got free for the first day showed them something doing that.
 
2014-08-05 05:14:59 PM  
x1.fjcdn.com
 
2014-08-05 05:15:50 PM  
i.imgur.com
 
2014-08-05 05:16:50 PM  
i.imgur.com
 
2014-08-05 05:17:29 PM  
i.imgur.com
 
2014-08-05 05:21:30 PM  

TrainingWheelsNeeded: Tabata Protocol/HIIT


I've done HIIT after reading about it several years ago and never noticed any difference in results between that and regular/consistent-intensity cardio.
 
2014-08-05 05:33:17 PM  

The Stealth Hippopotamus: Isn't this what cross fit is based on?


no...

what the article is saying is that: A) you don't have to exercise 7 days a week to get 7 days worth of gain, B) your routine doesn't matter as much as simply hitting a maximum, C) how you hit that maximum is personal preference, D) you don't have to do tons of weird exercises or exhausting yourself for hours to hit maximum's, just hit a maximum and move on
 
2014-08-05 05:47:57 PM  
Don't skip leg day.
 
2014-08-05 05:49:39 PM  

JusticeandIndependence: [i.imgur.com image 180x240]


What the unholy hell kind of torture is he doing?
 
2014-08-05 05:57:37 PM  
stream1.gifsoup.com
Gettin off while gettin fit.
 
2014-08-05 06:03:39 PM  
lots of words, but i liked this part:

"In addition, whilst scientific research in trained participants is lacking, maybe as a result of the diminished gains compared to untrained persons, the present study shows that significant strength increases can continue as a result of brief (~23 minutes) and infrequent (2 x / week) resistance exercise when intensity of effort is maximised. This research demonstrates ecological validity as well as scientific rigour; it shows practical results from an approach to resistance exercise that most people can immediately utilise."
 
2014-08-05 06:17:29 PM  

ChrisDe: Don't skip leg day.



fbcdn-sphotos-d-a.akamaihd.net
this is my treadmill,

1000 stairs to the top and as a reward you get to climb down.
 
2014-08-05 06:17:44 PM  

rjakobi: Why 26 minutes? If it takes 27 minutes, does the trainer cut off heads as a warning to the other alpha males?


Account created: 2010-06-05 10:00:36
relatively new here, but I thought everybody knew about the legendary douchebag John Fitzgerald Page.

/but then again, maybe you're trolling.
 
2014-08-05 06:34:52 PM  

Kanemano: ChrisDe: Don't skip leg day.


[fbcdn-sphotos-d-a.akamaihd.net image 540x720]
this is my treadmill,

img.fark.net
1000 stairs to the top and as a reward you get to climb down.

What's the reward, citizenship? That looks like Juarez
 
2014-08-05 06:45:22 PM  

NorCalLos: TrainingWheelsNeeded: Tabata Protocol/HIIT

I've done HIIT after reading about it several years ago and never noticed any difference in results between that and regular/consistent-intensity cardio.


It is pretty hard to get up to the level of exertion achieved when using the tabata protocol.

That should be near puking out put if you don't normally do it.

Try setting a treadmill to 12 incline and set the pace for 30'sec slower than 5 k max pace. Do 20 sec on and 10 sec off and repeat 8 times.

I couldn't complete it as proscribed the first two times. The first time I could I ran a charity 5k not long after and had a pr.

I would give it a try.
 
2014-08-05 06:47:59 PM  

JusticeandIndependence:


If he had false grip that would at least make sense for working on hips with a muscle up....
 
2014-08-05 07:05:54 PM  

uber humper: Kanemano: ChrisDe: Don't skip leg day.


[fbcdn-sphotos-d-a.akamaihd.net image 540x720]
this is my treadmill,
[img.fark.net image 335x446]
1000 stairs to the top and as a reward you get to climb down.

What's the reward, citizenship? That looks like Juarez


Citizenship not included.
It's Koko Head crater on Oahu, in  Hawaii.
 
2014-08-05 07:32:52 PM  

liam76: NorCalLos: TrainingWheelsNeeded: Tabata Protocol/HIIT

I've done HIIT after reading about it several years ago and never noticed any difference in results between that and regular/consistent-intensity cardio.

It is pretty hard to get up to the level of exertion achieved when using the tabata protocol.

That should be near puking out put if you don't normally do it.

Try setting a treadmill to 12 incline and set the pace for 30'sec slower than 5 k max pace. Do 20 sec on and 10 sec off and repeat 8 times.

I couldn't complete it as proscribed the first two times. The first time I could I ran a charity 5k not long after and had a pr.

I would give it a try.


Thanks. I'm currently in the middle of a pretty specific trainng regimen, but will look into giving HIIT another chance, as well as the tabata protocol, which I've heard of but don't have specific knowledge of that I can recall (except for something about an international agreement on trade or climate change or something).
 
2014-08-05 07:37:46 PM  

Kanemano: [fbcdn-sphotos-d-a.akamaihd.net image 540x720]
this is my treadmill,

1000 stairs to the top and as a reward you get to climb down.


The Manitou Incline laughs at your measly 1200 feet and suggests you try gaining twice as much height in the same distance. Oh, and do so at high elevation.

upload.wikimedia.org

Granted, we'll concede the view at the top.
 
2014-08-05 07:41:28 PM  

Kanemano: ChrisDe: Don't skip leg day.


[fbcdn-sphotos-d-a.akamaihd.net image 540x720]
this is my treadmill,

1000 stairs to the top and as a reward you get to climb down.


My brother did that. Glad it was him.
 
2014-08-05 08:12:28 PM  

JusticeandIndependence: [i.imgur.com image 180x240]


Dafuq?    thats looks like an injury waiting to happen.
 
2014-08-05 09:37:08 PM  

Contrabulous Flabtraption: Stronglifts 5x5 is all you need


That

Cross fit is for those who like to be injured
 
2014-08-05 10:21:02 PM  

Kanemano: ChrisDe: Don't skip leg day.


[fbcdn-sphotos-d-a.akamaihd.net image 540x720]
this is my treadmill,

1000 stairs to the top and as a reward you get to climb down.


Koko head!  Noooooo!
 
kab
2014-08-06 12:10:53 AM  

ChrisDe: Don't skip leg day.


When you're out of shape, every day is leg day.
 
2014-08-06 07:08:17 AM  

steamingpile: Contrabulous Flabtraption: Stronglifts 5x5 is all you need

That

Cross fit is for those who like to be injured


Crossfit has introduced a lot of stupid farking shiat, but there are now rings and boxes in my local golds gym, so good for them.
 
2014-08-06 09:10:59 AM  
What's the only thing worse than CrossFit and the people that do it?

...Nothing.  There is nothing worse.
 
2014-08-06 10:32:36 AM  
My training consists of running until I stop. Sometimes I run fast, then slow. Sometimes I run uphill.

I don't like complications.
 
2014-08-06 10:36:06 AM  

grimlock1972: JusticeandIndependence: [i.imgur.com image 180x240]

Dafuq?    thats looks like an injury waiting to happen.


That's the joke... I think?
 
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