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by sticksb
Wed Nov 07, 2018 9:18 am
Forum: PC Discussion Group
Topic: Isometrics,does it work or not?
Replies: 53
Views: 44499

Re: Isometrics,does it work or not?

IMG.jpg When i was in China my teacher would fill two such pails with water and we would hold out as depicted.Then we had to walk the room forward and back trying not to spill a drop.A real killer but holding hands up for intercepting or striking was a breeze after that.Another was holding a large ...
by sticksb
Fri Oct 26, 2018 11:33 pm
Forum: Weight Training
Topic: TRAINING WITH FRIENDS
Replies: 50
Views: 55349

Re: TRAINING WITH FRIENDS

Flex gym in Syracuse is the only surviving old school weight room
in the zip code . Late 60s-early 70s there were 4-5 dozen hardcore
mainstream gyms and another dozen "key clubs"...
by sticksb
Fri Oct 26, 2018 6:36 am
Forum: Weight Training
Topic: TRAINING WITH FRIENDS
Replies: 50
Views: 55349

Re: TRAINING WITH FRIENDS

Not a thing until the new members realize the two leggy , buxom
drop dead beautiful assistants were there ONLY for the sign up at
the fern club and were back down jockeying wings @ Hooter's when
the ink was dry .
by sticksb
Thu Oct 25, 2018 7:31 pm
Forum: Weight Training
Topic: training tips illustrated
Replies: 129
Views: 135091

Re: training tips illustrated

Cheers ...28 kgs trains on and we salute you !!!
by sticksb
Thu Oct 25, 2018 11:44 am
Forum: Weight Training
Topic: TRAINING WITH FRIENDS
Replies: 50
Views: 55349

Re: TRAINING WITH FRIENDS

The basic inventory was a York portable power rack w/ dip bars + chin bar and weight pegs 400# York Olympic set Ironman flat to incline bench 600# of Roberts/Billard/York exercise plates (2) 6 foot 12/20 cold rolled steel bars 1-1/4" dia. (2) sets (Bollinger) DB handles Gin wheel lat machine Wooden ...
by sticksb
Thu Oct 25, 2018 9:06 am
Forum: Weight Training
Topic: TRAINING WITH FRIENDS
Replies: 50
Views: 55349

Re: TRAINING WITH FRIENDS

One day a week (now) includes training on a product or
gizmo I can easily build myself , document and eventually
share . That's what drew a series of serious trainers to my
basement gym over the years . Hummm or maybe it was that
little fridge full of cold ones I had in the corner of the room ...
by sticksb
Wed Oct 24, 2018 6:28 pm
Forum: Weight Training
Topic: training tips illustrated
Replies: 129
Views: 135091

Re: training tips illustrated

I regret your accident and injury and hope for a total and complete recovery .
by sticksb
Wed Oct 24, 2018 4:40 pm
Forum: Weight Training
Topic: training tips illustrated
Replies: 129
Views: 135091

Re: training tips illustrated

Advice taken and I suggest you do the same . Every time you rack a squat or are at the tail end of a set of heavy benches you put vastly more pressure on your neck then what I pictured in the band push-up . Repositioning of the band was mentioned a couple of posts ago and you have a good point if th...
by sticksb
Wed Oct 24, 2018 10:08 am
Forum: Weight Training
Topic: TRAINING LOG 2018
Replies: 478
Views: 331867

Re: TRAINING LOG 2018

Trap Bar Squat 1 x 6 175#
1 x 20 225#
BW Heel raise 1 x 100
Bench Press 1 x 15 200# (close grip)
Gin Wheel pulldown 1 x 15 165# (big difference from the leverage version)
Standing BB press 1 x 12 150#
1 arm Cable curl (hook) 3 black x 15 ea. arm
crunch 1 x 25
by sticksb
Tue Oct 23, 2018 7:43 pm
Forum: Weight Training
Topic: training tips illustrated
Replies: 129
Views: 135091

Re: training tips illustrated

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Stressing really pressing the hands and
bar forcefully in the fully contracted position . Trying to make all upper back
muscles standout including Christmas treeing the lower back and horse shoeing
the triceps . 2 sets of 12-15 reps inserted in a push/pull routine .