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Old 11-19-2011, 06:20 PM   #10051
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^ same, need moar chest! I find it's my most lagging muscle. my bench numbers are solid, my chest....not so much

I hate curls too, so my biceps are pretty underdeveloped. I'm like the anti douchebag, no chest no bi's

Focus this past year has been Legs + Back + Fixing Shoulders
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Old 11-19-2011, 09:17 PM   #10052
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On the topic of gym clothing, it's weird when guys workout in jeans. It must be uncomfortable too.

Also, I think those disgusting Vibram 5 Fingers shoes should be banned.
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Also, I think those disgusting Vibram 5 Fingers shoes should be banned.
Why?? I've never wore them but they look like they'd be wicked for squats and heavy standing excercises.
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On the topic of gym clothing, it's weird when guys workout in jeans. It must be uncomfortable too.

Also, I think those disgusting Vibram 5 Fingers shoes should be banned.
Try them before you make your judgement. I have the Merrel barefoot runners. They are the same concept as the five fingers, just without the toes. Best shoe i've ever purchased.
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Old 11-19-2011, 11:28 PM   #10055
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Try them before you make your judgement. I have the Merrel barefoot runners. They are the same concept as the five fingers, just without the toes. Best shoe i've ever purchased.
I agree. You really dont need to wear runners when you workout unless youre doing cardio. And most sneakers with a flat sole wear out too quick, when youre
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whats so good about the merrell barefoot runners?
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Old 11-20-2011, 07:33 AM   #10058
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The have an uniform sole. Extremely flexible and thin. It's like your barefoot, except most gyms won't allow that. For squats and DL's, i'll never go back to a squishy runner again. As for running, they are even better. They transform your whole stride. You no longer land on your heel, you land either on your toes or flat. The way you were meant to run. Get ready for some sore calves.
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Cant wait to do barefoot squats! Never been this excited
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Old 11-20-2011, 08:23 AM   #10060
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Those 5 fingers shoes are just gross to look at. That's my opinion.

I'm aware of the alleged benefits of those shoes.
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It's true it doesn't get you lean, getting lean/cut/toned is done more via diet and low intensity steady state training.

However, Crossfit in general, I think, is beneficial in overall fitness, stamina and endurance. I just don't agree with their approach to it.

Most people train to be able to become stronger, faster, look better, be healthier or perform better in sport/be less prone to injury, among other things. Hearing a few of my friends who do Crossfit, it sounds like a lot of times it seems like they are doing the exercises for the sake of being able to complete the Workout of the Days, even if it means injuring themselves doing so.

Being injured doing crossfit is almost worn as a badge of honour. A fb friend of mine does crossfit, posted a video of one girl in her gym doing kettelbell snatches on a very recently repaired ACL.
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I like the Crossfit concept in general, and think the WOD provide good general fitness. However, Crossfit takes things to an extreme, and some Crossfit online forums are almost cult like. I like the workouts but beware that:

Questioning the methodology is not taken well. There was a video of an eleven year old demoing a 80 lbs thruster. That's 80 pounds over head. By an eleven year girl. I question if it is a good idea for such a young child to lift that much weight. The response was basically that it's OK, because Crossfit Journal states so, and that her parents are Crossfit certified trainers. Basically a circular argument. OK then.

There is a tendency to over train, and some gyms do not pay enough attention to form. This can be dangerous when it comes time to work with Olympic lifts or kettlebells. I was almost hit by a kettlebell that flew out of an exhausted trainee's hands as she was working out. Doing heavy deadlifts or Olympic lifts for time, in a competitive group environment, is probably not a good idea.

The paleo diet endorsed unquestioningly Crossfiters, is not recommended by any reputable nutritionist or MD. When I used to workout at Crossfit gyms, I politely stay out of discussions about diet.

It all comes down to the coaches at the particular gym. Some are very good and provides great instruction. Some, not so much. Some have well thought out WODs, others not so much.
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I fell while doing squats today.......

Glad I didn't get hurt lol
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What do you guys use to host a video online? Gym was empty today so i video'd a couple set of squats to get some words of wisdom....
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EDIT: You tube it is.
Here's a link. Take a look, critique from experienced lifters please. It look's like im still leaning forward too much, but i'm happy to see my lower back isn't arching even down low.

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Here's a link. Take a look, critique from experienced lifters please. It look's like im still leaning forward too much, but i'm happy to see my lower back isn't arching even down low.
Drop some weight off the bar and go lower. You aren't leaning forward too much, but you should definitely be squatting below parallel.
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Nah he's squatting normally, his hip crease is going a bit lower than his knees which is what you should do

That's the mistake i made today, going too low, and fell
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I honestly don't know if I have the hip flexibility to go any lower without loosing the arch in my back. At least that's what happens when I stretch.
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does anyone here have curved legs? Do you find it harder to do squats?
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fuck, dont know if i can workout tomorrow. Sick, got work, and tired as fuck lol

Gonna stick with a heavy compound-lift day and chest and back day once a week. Bet thats all im going to have time for. :$
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Amateur's point of view,

Starting on the third rep, you were using the sole of your feet.

The heel and the outside should be the ones firmly planted and stabilizing the squat.
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