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by Gammmmo
December 10th, 2018, 10:35 am
Forum: Training
Topic: What Training Have You Done Today?
Replies: 21208
Views: 2041709

Re: What Training Have You Done Today?

ERG: 2K warmup + 5K hard (TIME=18:18.6, SPLIT=1:49.8, not too distressing - stroke has improved with the faster stuff, big negative split)
WEIGHTS: OHP, SQUATS, DEADS, BICEPS/TRICEPS - FWIW! (see related thread)
by Gammmmo
December 10th, 2018, 10:28 am
Forum: Training
Topic: Any ergers been able to grow their arms?
Replies: 10
Views: 139

Re: Any ergers been able to grow their arms?

@Glenn - yeah, I am very mindful of calories in the 24hrs after doing a weights session. I have noticed in gyms I am capable of curling alot more than my pure arm size would suggest in relation to other people. 40lbs in each hand no problem for 10-15 reps, for lower strength stuff I can handle 45lbs...
by Gammmmo
December 10th, 2018, 9:20 am
Forum: Training
Topic: Why do my biceps/triceps twitch when I deadlift sometimes?
Replies: 14
Views: 393

Re: Why do my biceps/triceps twitch when I deadlift sometimes?

StrengthCoachWill wrote:
November 29th, 2018, 1:00 am
Feel free to post a video though and we can see if you're doing something weird that would cause that.
I will do this if I can find somewhere to host the vid - thanks for your input.
by Gammmmo
December 10th, 2018, 9:19 am
Forum: Training
Topic: Any ergers been able to grow their arms?
Replies: 10
Views: 139

Any ergers been able to grow their arms?

Project Vanity has deemed I need bigger arms. Has anyone been able to succesfully do this AND do say at least 50K/week on the erg? I have seen no real growth for >6 months IMO even though I am mindful of different arm positions for exercises, the important of squeezing/stretching, eccentric loading ...
by Gammmmo
December 6th, 2018, 5:13 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: Age / Height / 2k results
Replies: 29
Views: 561

Re: Age / Height / 2k results

@Greg, unless I'm missing something (wouldn't be the first time!) why don't u colour code the dots according to HWT/LWT?
by Gammmmo
December 6th, 2018, 7:00 am
Forum: Health & Fitness
Topic: 1 month fast? thoughts and advice needed
Replies: 37
Views: 5332

Re: 1 month fast? thoughts and advice needed

So that you actually get real benefits you're not eliciting from other means? Also, in the Western world we do tend to confuse genuine hunger with habit. In time, hunger does go off. Is it really such a big deal to go without food for say 15hrs now and then just to see how you react? Sometimes you ...
by Gammmmo
December 5th, 2018, 9:38 am
Forum: Training
Topic: Is it "OK" to squat the day after deadlifting?
Replies: 14
Views: 312

Is it "OK" to squat the day after deadlifting?

Started getting a little pushed for time with my weights sessions. I was starting out with overhead press, squats, deadlifts, and then fitting in whatever else I could in the 60-75mins window I typically have. Would the body react favourably from a muscle building standpoint and progression, if I mo...
by Gammmmo
December 5th, 2018, 8:31 am
Forum: Health & Fitness
Topic: 1 month fast? thoughts and advice needed
Replies: 37
Views: 5332

Re: 1 month fast? thoughts and advice needed

I'm too greedy and get too 'hangry' and distracted to go without food for that long. I'll take my chances with disease as I'll end up divorced if I tried that!!! I can relate to that. I believe me eating is a social responsibility, I wouldn't want to deal with a hungry me, why should anyone else ha...
by Gammmmo
December 4th, 2018, 9:50 am
Forum: Training
Topic: New Personal Best! Brag About That New Pb!
Replies: 5117
Views: 641681

Re: New Personal Best! Brag About That New Pb!

@jimmy - try some shorter efforts and find out what your 1min, 500m is like. You're a larger lad so should be able to pull some decent numbers and it'll put in context your 1K and show you what potential you'll have. Well done for PBing.
by Gammmmo
December 4th, 2018, 7:21 am
Forum: Weight Loss & Weight Control
Topic: Start the fat fighting :/
Replies: 8
Views: 426

Re: start the Fat Feighting :/

You have to do things you can carry on for life while feeling comfortable with them. This. Think what is sustainable in the long term, for you. Example about dieting: Instead of intermitent fasting, miracle shakes, or whatever diet you can think of...Stop drinking anything but water while eating. N...
by Gammmmo
December 3rd, 2018, 11:38 am
Forum: Indoor Rowers
Topic: How can a (short) session average have different values?
Replies: 1
Views: 93

How can a (short) session average have different values?

I've noticed with short efforts e.g. 1min, on the erg that the memory details relating to it show 2 lines. The top one is the overall 500m average, but below is a single line which also shows a 500m average even though the distance is identical......but the 2 averages are often different. Why is that?
by Gammmmo
December 3rd, 2018, 7:53 am
Forum: Training
Topic: English Indoor Rowing Championships
Replies: 17
Views: 518

Re: English Indoor Rowing Championships

I'm not expecting much either Paul, but wouldn't your very good recent sprinting efforts give you a much better chance? Judging by the 2017 sprint results I just looked at....yes, they're not THAT fast. Not THAT many entrants either but whatever.... Bit of a trek for me. It'd be good though not jus...
by Gammmmo
December 3rd, 2018, 6:27 am
Forum: Training
Topic: New Personal Best! Brag About That New Pb!
Replies: 5117
Views: 641681

Re: New Personal Best! Brag About That New Pb!

Might not be much to brag about compared with some of the times here, but just knocked 40s off my 40+ 5k time hitting 20m38sec. Haven’t done a 2k trial in ages (only just back rowing again), I’ll give one a go Friday and see how close I can get to my 2005 pb of 7m31. Might be tricky as I’m so used ...
by Gammmmo
December 1st, 2018, 2:51 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: What Training Have You Done Today?
Replies: 21208
Views: 2041709

Re: What Training Have You Done Today?

In summary ... I'm happy with my splits , my weight is down, and I generally feel pretty good. That means I'm almost certain to get sick or injured in the next week or so! Hahaha, eight days ago I did a fastest 10km in about 7 or 8 years, and then the next day my lower back was aggravated so much I...
by Gammmmo
December 1st, 2018, 2:48 pm
Forum: Training
Topic: English Indoor Rowing Championships
Replies: 17
Views: 518

Re: English Indoor Rowing Championships

@stu - distances? 2K only?

I'd quite like to but have more or less decided I seem to go c**p in competition so have reluctantly binned the idea.