hannibal wrote:does anyone know if doing hindu squats and pistols will trigger the same release of testosterone and growth hormone that doing barbell squats will?
i found 15kg of weight plates in my mate's garage so i've upped my deadlift to 65kg. been doing 5x5 but it's still not much of a challenge. next step is to buy two more 10kg plates and work on that for a while. then keep going up in 20kg increments till i reach my limit. i'm doing deads mainly for my lower back so am locking out my knees as early as possible.
starting to show results... i've put on just under 5kg (of hopefully mostly muscle!) since i started training semi-seriously about two months ago.
hannibal wrote:- grip... still no close on the no. 2. i can hold it shut for a few seconds now after a cheat close though and am just whisper away....
i was getting too big anyway, so it's all good
hannibal wrote:but i've just closed that sucker cold i closed it with my left hand and held it for about 5 seconds... i was surprised i could hold it that long... so now i'm going to try and master it over the next couple months (and get a right hand close) then order the no. 3
hannibal wrote:i first got into strength training when a guy i knew who was a bodybuilder was mocking vegans and saying you couldn't get tuff without eating meat.
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