Hey all, need your collective wisdom please. Got my hands on a used bench, dumb bell and barbell set for a steal and want to get some muscle on me but I dont have anyone to teach/spot me, can't…Continue
"While not denigrating lifting, and being a desk-bound worker bee with limited spare time, I'd opine that you wouldn't be ill-advised to start with a modest course of body weight exercises and walking/jogging.
If you can't do 20 push…"
"I think your right on some levels , when I started my training my goal was to look like Hugh Jackmans wolverine , to my friends I was there but I didnt see what they did .
I guess we are our worst critics ."
"Wasn't trying to, though I know it comes too easily.
I can only go what he said, and it did make sense, as an external goal could take my inner drive to a new level. I've heard similar with training partners.
There are times I go in…"
"You're being to rough on yourself again (are you really gonna make me call you on this every time?). In my opinion in the gym you should be your greatest competition/motivation. External sources won't make you committed as much as inner…"
"Shane, that's awesome your training and career are one, and I thank you for that.
Also thanks for the explanation. The man here who got me training like I do now, long gone, said it was best to train for something, an event, anything. Real…"
"I know it's contrary to advice I've heard, but if I had a "look" as my goal I would have abandoned my training long ago.
For me it's been the process itself, which is unusual for me because I'm typically a…"
"Sand bags. I dont mean the £100 super duper endorsed by mr millionaire sand bags, I mean the bags of play sand you can buy in hardware shops. a 25KG bag of sand costs £3 here, sling a few bags in a large duffel bag and you got your kit"
"It has been awhile since I looked at Kubik's stuff. You mentioned Dan John earlier and I love his stuff. Entertaining writer that is all about picking up weight and carrying weight around. Right now if I could name my favorite training authors…"
"I served in the Navy for 14 years on ship and shore. The ships I was on were single sex. What I heard about the shenanigans that went on on the support ships that had female sailors on board, well let me tell you I would have LOVED to…"
"The fitness test is directly related to combat fitness. If you can't run 2 miles in a decent time then how will you be able to carry your gear and march 5 miles? What about pulling your buddy who weighs 230 plus his pack out of…"
""Trying to do shit the same way we have always been doing it is like using only one tool. A hammer isn't always the best tool for the job."
In a sense you're correct, we no longer use swords and shields we use firearms.…"
"If a Dem gets into the WH the insurance companies leaving the Obamacare won't kill it, the insured will just be put into Medicaid meaning higher taxes or more debt. Bernie's plan is exactly that, make healthcare a government program…"