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8 x 8

Started this discussion. Last reply by Sean O' Apr 7. 55 Replies

Lately a lot of stuff has been coming over my internet feed about the benefits of an 8 x 8 workout regimen to bulk muscle and lose weight: You do eight reps of 8 exercises focusing on a major muscle…Continue

Body building apps

Started this discussion. Last reply by Rick Shelton Mar 9, 2015. 7 Replies

I'm trying to find a body building app that will help me keep track of exercises and progress. When I search on my phone, sites are either full of ads or want you to commit to a paid plan without…Continue

Male disposibility

Started this discussion. Last reply by Sir Aug 14, 2014. 9 Replies

 I read the book club selection, "What are Men Good for?" and it was one of the most interesting reads I've ever had. Here is a video blog from a woman who came to the same conclusions:…Continue

Tags: feminism, disposibility, , 'Male, , men's, rights"

Suddenly a step-granddad

Started this discussion. Last reply by Rick Shelton Jul 8, 2014. 6 Replies

As usual, my summers off as a teacher are going to be spent watching my kid's children. There is a new twist this summer, since I am suddenly the step-granddad of three boys, ages 6, 8 and 11. Their…Continue

 

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Brown Fox replied to Lewanswak's discussion Bonjour à tous !
"Bienvenu!"
Wednesday
Sean O' replied to Brown Fox's discussion 8 x 8
"I do the same thing.......Sometimes I get lost in the workout and just have enough trouble trying to keep track of what set I am on."
Apr 7
Carl Monster replied to Brown Fox's discussion 8 x 8
"I do my calcs before the gym on a little piece of paper that I bring. Everything is laid out; weights, sets, reps. Otherwise I'd be a basket case.  It's hard enough for me doing the math loading up the plates."
Apr 7
Shane replied to Brown Fox's discussion 8 x 8
"It's just numbers."
Apr 6
Brown Fox replied to Brown Fox's discussion 8 x 8
"I think I'd need a computer to keep track of all the weight changes. I usually work out after teaching science for 7 hours, so my brain is spent when I get to the gym. It's a pleasure to do something purely physical after explaining…"
Apr 6
Carl Monster replied to Brown Fox's discussion 8 x 8
"Cool, thanks guys."
Apr 5
Sean O' replied to Brown Fox's discussion 8 x 8
"It stays at 8 reps. IIRC both 8 x 8 and GVT use fairly short rest periods and high intensity. Because of this, if you just did straight sets with the same weight, the weight would have to be very light for all 8 sets. You could never do all 8 sets…"
Apr 5
Shane replied to Brown Fox's discussion 8 x 8
"It all stays at 8 reps, only the weight changes."
Apr 5
Steve Dallas replied to Brown Fox's discussion 8 x 8
"Sounds like diet over a specific weight program."
Apr 5
Carl Monster replied to Brown Fox's discussion 8 x 8
"Interesting, but it's not an 8x8 anymore. Reps must be all over the place!  Set four must be very high rep, as it's up to 30 lbs lighter. Do like the idea of set 5; I usually go back to my starting weight for an extra work set at…"
Apr 5
Sean O' replied to Brown Fox's discussion 8 x 8
"The simplest way to think of it is as a series of ramps. These can go light to heavy or heavy to light. If I were going to use wave loading for 8 x 8 it might look something like this: set 1 - weight I can just barely get 8 reps with (without a…"
Apr 4
Brown Fox replied to Brown Fox's discussion 8 x 8
"What's wave loading?"
Apr 4
Sean O' replied to Brown Fox's discussion 8 x 8
"Agreed. And there are many ways you could tweak this program (or GVT as well since it was mentioned earlier) to help to match your goals. I can't remember exactly how the loading on these programs goes, but you could easily decide that you want…"
Apr 4
Sean O' replied to Brown Fox's discussion 8 x 8
"I would agree with this. As long as you are challenging yourself to pro"
Apr 4
Tony L replied to Brown Fox's discussion 8 x 8
"+1 for Starting Strength!"
Apr 3
Brown Fox replied to Brown Fox's discussion 8 x 8
"Yes, because I act and there are times when I appear before a camera or an audience with lots of skin exposed, even at my age."
Apr 3

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Interests
Acting, science, fencing are the top 3.
Books
The Disposessed by U.K. LeGuin
Where is Joe Merchant? by Jimmy Buffett
Movies
The Producers
Young Frankenstein
The old Universal horror flicks
Island of Lost Souls
Almost anything with Bogart
Music
Eclectic Parrothead
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"Weird is Wonderful" by me.

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At 1:36am on February 4, 2016, Michael J. K. said…

hope you are doing well Brown Fox

At 12:13am on October 14, 2014, Upside down bloke said…

Thanks Brown Fox.  Yes any help I will humbly accept.

At 5:23am on July 6, 2014, Phil the Greek said…

Hi Mitch! Thanks for welcoming me here. I thought I recognized you from the County Players. You might know my friend George C. from Beacon and Jeff B. from Beacon. Enjoy your weekend.

Phil

At 7:09pm on July 5, 2014, Lon R. said…

Hey BF, sorry I missed you; had gone to eat and left my browser on AoM.

At 8:26pm on March 29, 2014, Phillip T said…

You are welcome.

At 9:50am on February 6, 2014, Tarquin Anstruther said…

We will talk again! I will report on the weekend next week

At 5:37pm on September 25, 2013, Joe W said…

On guard!

 
 
 

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