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Best Sports to begin playing at University by Hedda Trotcocke - Thu, 11 Aug 2016 10:45:13 EST ID:npALZXmw No.93581 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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Growing up was never into sports but now going into my second year at university I want to get into one of the University teams. Am I pretty much destined to always be way lower in skill in any given sport due to not playing it growing up? Is there any Sports that are particularly made up of players who began when they were young adults rather than as children? IDK fencing or some shit like that?
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David Fommlebot - Mon, 15 Aug 2016 06:27:40 EST ID:vQxocczL No.93596 Ignore Report Quick Reply
I'm in Ireland so Rugby is actually one of the most played sports since Childhood

I've never heard of inter-murals, it seems to be just a group that casually plays multiple sports? That would be perfect but it sadly isn't a thing here.

After watching fencing in the Olympics, I wouldn't mind trying it out myself, but I'm still open to suggestions
Augustus Caffingtedge - Mon, 15 Aug 2016 13:22:17 EST ID:73FuOtJA No.93597 Ignore Report Quick Reply
As the other guy said, obscure sports tend to have a wider range of skills and there's often several tiers of competition. They also tend to have nerdier players. Stuff like archery and fencing will be full of weird ones but hey maybe that's your crowd. If you want only moderately weird, newbie friend and aerobic you probably want to play ultimate though all the ultimate players I've met are either scarily squeaky clean or massive stoners.

But yeah, it's uni. Turn up to meetings for various sports and ask what level they're at, talk to people get a feel for the sport and if the game and people suit you. No one will judge you, they're at the most open and accepting of their life.

I dunno I only like to compete with myself. Best opponent there is. He keeps losing but he puts up a good fight.
Doris Seblinggold - Tue, 16 Aug 2016 13:14:41 EST ID:HSfBuEbE No.93598 Ignore Report Quick Reply

I was not prepared for just how physically demanding fencing is, so I only lasted one semester of intramural Epee before I discovered that I loved beig a lazy slob. It's a martial art, make no mistake. Try it, check out Foil, Epee and Sabre!

> I only like to compete with myself. Best opponent there is. He keeps losing but he puts up a good fight.

Fuckin truth
Ernest Blackhood - Sun, 21 Aug 2016 14:53:55 EST ID:NpRb+ez4 No.93602 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Are you talking about division one teams and sports like football and basketball at a high level university? Cause if so, you are not just gonna show up and try out and make the team...

But if you wanna walk on to certain sports you definitely can try out and they will most likely work with you. Ones like rugby and boxing. People who play rugby are usually very down to earth and they recruit a lot of people because it is hard to fill rosters (at least in the states). They were recruiting people from my organization and said they would take people from all skill levels and you didn't have to have any experience.

Boxing is another sport you can join and not have any background either. It is considered club sport, so universities aren't fully behind it. You can join the boxing gym if your university has one, see how you like it, and then tell the head coach you're thinking about wanting to compete. People are pretty friendly and helpful in the fighting world. Try not to join if there's a lot of egos though cause you don't want to get hurt because some fuck boy thinks he is some hotshot.

You can also just join intramural teams. They will have open league teams that play all sorts of sports from basketball and volleyball to water polo and dodge ball. Make friends and go to the rec center/gym at your school and see what they have and what you can join. Even if there isn't an intramural league at your school, check around your town/city and see what there is for you to do. I'm sure there are plenty of club and rec sports at your school though. Even if it is just throw together games. Most people are nice and willing to let you play.

And I don't know what you mean by "lower skill level". If you're implying that you want to join a sport and get the professional level it isn't impossible, but very unlikely since just learning and mastering the fundamentals can take years and years to do. You might be naturally good at something, but just about everyone in professional sports has been playing since they were young. You're in your second year of college, so you're relatively young, but find something and stick with it, learn heavily about it, and work h…
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Reuben Lightlock - Mon, 29 Aug 2016 15:58:00 EST ID:80hs97Yr No.93610 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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OP Here. Decided to join the surfing society. Would recommend it to anyone interested in taking up new hobbies at Uni, although I hear the surfing community is quite toxic in the US. It's basically a social club with surfing as the medium, trips around the country every second weekend and a trip planned for Morocco in January.

Thanks for all the advice guys, needed to stop thinking about how to "win at sports" and just find something that I enjoy doing

where to start by Jack Sezzlelodging - Fri, 12 Aug 2016 16:13:29 EST ID:cBaTbYeT No.93584 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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skinny loser coming out of a weird druggy phase that lasted about 6 years too long. I'm 24 right now.

My dad was a natural body builder and owned an athletic club. My entire childhood people told me it was my destiny to get fucking jacked like my dad but i always said no fuck that I dont want to be like my parents. I was just a nerdy emo kid growing up that got really into drugs after hs

Now I want to get in better shape, I see some of my friends from high school who i no longer talk to got in really good shape. it reminds me of my dad when I was a little kid. I see another guy bitching on Facebook about how everyone else is getting in good shape and he can't make it, when he works out for 3 hours a week and eats dennies.

Now I want to get ripped, i'm about 5 10 160 pounds. My pops is an old man now, and he broke his arm earlier this year and hasn't been lifting since. Plus, I dont want to go to him for help, I want to do this on my own, but I don't know where to start.

Schools starting soon so I'm off all drugs, including weed and alcohol and cigs. I've been clean for all that shit and coke for 2 weeks, i'm trying to focus and keep a clear mind. I haven't rolled or tripped since spring which is amazing for me.

Where do I start? is a personal trainer worth it?

Theres this boxing studio by my house that costs $120 a month, theres 2 programs, one to learn how to box and one to get into shape, and I heard the guy whoops your ass into shape. I was considering joining. Its 3 days a week, and I was considering getting a personal trainer too, I want to be working out at least 5 days a week and taking a yoga class on the weekends.

I have no idea where to start. I have no idea how to cook lean meats, I have no idea how to do a regular exercise routine, and I dont even have my shit together enough yet to do a regular workout schedule with my work schedule. I will once school starts and I get a new job. I've been doing really basic shit, I can do like 50 pull-ups if I take a break in between
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Edwin Goodford - Sun, 14 Aug 2016 09:32:08 EST ID:dj+1Jfxo No.93587 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Classes and shit you have to pay for is generally a scam. I know it's cynical but it's true. Don't pay for anything, not even a PT.

After a year,, of progressively adding weight, and lifts, and weight to those lifts, your test is going to shoot up like a Fucking oak tree. There's a fine curve to follow between undertraining and not pushing yourself as a natty. Find that curve and your golden.

Be patient. your test level is different than your gym bros, so don't expect similar results for the same work.

Don't take creatine. It's stupid unless you always want to take creatine and have a curiosity about the strength of your hairline genetics .
Edwin Goodford - Sun, 14 Aug 2016 09:34:29 EST ID:dj+1Jfxo No.93588 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Always work evenly on 3D Plane- balance pull lifts with push lifts, upper lifts with lower lifts.

Don't use machines. Your stabilizers, serratus, and other muscles and muscle groups will not develop properly or cohesively.
Edwin Goodford - Sun, 14 Aug 2016 09:49:03 EST ID:dj+1Jfxo No.93589 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Towards the end of your year, up the rep ranges to 7-12. You need to make an objective decision about how hard to bulk depending on how your gains have come and whether you are actually strong for your weight. Don't jump the gun.You have time.

Don't buy supps. But good food. MAYBE some vitamin d3, zinc, magnesium, and fish oil.

Be honest with yourself and never cosign your own bullshit like ahh I'll work out another day I just don't have time

No social media posting. The only validation you need is from shitposting on /ana/

.one rep maxes serve no purpose but exact markers. They aren't good for training.
Ernest Blackhood - Sun, 21 Aug 2016 15:30:21 EST ID:NpRb+ez4 No.93603 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>Plus, I dont want to go to him for help, I want to do this on my own, but I don't know where to start.
Why...? You're already not doing it on your own by coming here and asking for help. It's okay to admit you don't know something and talk to your parents for advice and help. You said your dad is really in to it and has been forever, he sounds like the perfect person to ask besides some anons on an imageboard. Honestly you should check your ego and go to him if you really want it as much as you say you do.

Besides that.....

$120 a month sounds expensive as fuck for only 3 days a week. If you really want to learn boxing, look around for different gyms and look to see if your school has a boxing club because it will be FAR cheaper. Our rate was $65 for the remainder of the year, no matter when you joined.

Just buy a gym membership and start going there. You can do a 4-5 day split if you're that motivated. Do back and biceps, chest and tris, legs, shoulders, cardio, body weight days. Do cardio every day that at least 10 minutes. 30 minutes is ideal, but do what you can.
I would just start out doing 8-12 reps with three sets in every weight training regiment and exercise. Warm up with 10 minutes of cardio before your work out and if you're up to it cool down with 10 minutes. After you do that for a few months you can start strength training if you want to because you'll understand form is everything and the amount of weight you can move doesn't mean shit if your form isn't good.

As for diet. Fruits and vegetables (what a surprise...), complex carbs like pasta, bread, and rice (just examples there are a ton more that are healthy). Carbs give your muscles energy and have the least amount of kcals per gram, besides water which is of course zero. Eat clean proteins like chicken, turkey, and some occasional beef (steak) if you want. The way it is prepared has an effect on how healthy the meat is too. Grilling and baking are two of the most healthy. Avoid fast food, processed food (canned shit or anything that has a long shelf life), anything deep fried, sugar, and high sodium diets. Drink lots of water. Make that your only liquid you consume and make it a habit to constantly be drinking water throughout the day. Carry a water bottle with you and refill it when you can or just buy a jug at a gas station and see if you finish it before you go to sleep. You should be peeing a lot and it should be close to clear. Don't over hydrate and chug water excessively, but just make it a habit to drink water.

Yoga is awesome and I enjoyed it when I had the ability to go. I was doing yoga twice a week, boxing twice a week, and throwing in some weights on another day or two if my schedule allowed me to. Look around for different yoga studios and see what they offer, who they cater to, and how much it is. I wouldn't pay for more than 50-60 a month though because I know I would not be going consistently and a lot of those places are stupid expensive because they know fools will pay for that shit. BUT if you join a gym, a lot of the bigger name ones will offer classes for free as long as you have a membership.
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James Doppermut - Fri, 26 Aug 2016 14:25:29 EST ID:BmEl1mg2 No.93608 Ignore Report Quick Reply

To add to this I would also say try and work out sometime with one of your old highschool friends (if you can stand them) , since your dad can't actually work out with you. after breaking his arm and all that.

When I started exercising having a friend who already knew the ropes and how to properly lift with form (except he didn't squat for whatever reason), and going with him to the gym helped me out immensely.

Kicking Sugar Addiction? by Fuck Pabblewater - Mon, 01 Aug 2016 10:36:07 EST ID:s1UPfuRj No.93562 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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Hey guys not sure if this is the right place.

But i have a sugar addiction, whenever i dont have sugar i experience depression until i eat something sugary (which i would end up binging on).
I know this is the typical "eating your feelings" rhetoric, but how do i beat this? how can i tell my sugar withdrawals to go fuck themselves and not binge on sugar?

Any advice or tips would be welcome.
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Henry Sobberdale - Wed, 03 Aug 2016 03:44:27 EST ID:s1UPfuRj No.93570 Ignore Report Quick Reply

Lol you're fucking retarded. Thanks for nothing.
Charles Cinderwell - Thu, 04 Aug 2016 12:14:11 EST ID:y2tq68Jx No.93571 Ignore Report Quick Reply
The physical addiction of sugar is pretty weak. I believe I have an addiction to sugar but it's psychological. I mostly have it in check and I am healthy as fuck but I display 4 to 5 symptoms of addiction as per the DSM. Which means I might have an addiction because fuck the DSM. That said of all the drugs I've taken and hobbies I've been accused of being addicted to I managed maybe 1 and maybe 2 symptoms respectively. I think I had a physical addiction to caffiene once, but that's babytown frolics to get over. Sometimes I feel the physical element of sugar cravings but they pass.

But anyway the physical part only last a few days. I'd guess if you want to accelerate the normalisation of your body you want to avoid insulin spikes. Eat to reduce insulin resistance. This means go at least 12 (up to about 14 hours really) hours without eating between dinner and breakfast. Eat lots of fiber, avoid processed carbs. Accept you'll feel like shit for a few days. Hydrate well (water not fruit juice) work out a load. Lots of veg, some fruit whole. Fiber fiber fiber. Also fiber.

If it's purely physical you will only need days, maybe 2 weeks to get back to normal or be approaching that.

If you still crave it then "sugar" addiction is more of a symptom of your real problem. That's more /qq/ or /med/ or /see a fucking doctor/.

I could post about my own struggles but they are the result of something other than a physical mechanism and I keep them in check.
Eliza Gublingspear - Sun, 07 Aug 2016 21:22:29 EST ID:cGFjZrCQ No.93573 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>What if i told you that ive licked sugar when im too poor to buy chocolate just to curb withdrawls?
Archie Chengerpare - Sun, 14 Aug 2016 18:37:02 EST ID:fMam+r7A No.93592 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Sugar addiction can be powerful. Sometimes I want to go to the dollar store just to buy a whole thing of cookies.
Then it becomes a struggle not to eat too many or else you feel too stimulated then crash and nausea.
Molly Snodstock - Fri, 19 Aug 2016 11:47:38 EST ID:an++iz7J No.93600 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Yeah this is a fairly real thing, and the only real way to beat it is to replace the dopamine high with another dopamine high. If drugs aren't your thing, natural opiates from a decent workout are a good option.

Boxing by Samuel Pendergold - Mon, 01 Aug 2016 22:56:34 EST ID:m2mquc3X No.93563 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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Sup /ana/

Im going to join a boxing gym next month and I wanted to know what type of workouts I can start doing now to prepare myself.

I've already started doing light heavybag work and running 1/2 times a week

Is there anything else I can start doing and also, are there any good heavybag routines I can do from home??
Shit Clannerdale - Thu, 11 Aug 2016 16:24:56 EST ID:Ui3yqh+g No.93582 Ignore Report Quick Reply
skip rope,wall sit,lunges,squats for legs

different variations of push ups

honestly nothing can really prepare you , cause you dont know what you'll be doing in the gym,but if your legs are conditioned you should be fine

Everyone one /tinfoil/ admitts to being a raging lardass!!! by Nell Brerryfield - Thu, 28 Jul 2016 00:38:05 EST ID:46OIvYNP No.93553 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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how do we un-fat-ify an entire board??? they are all self-admittedly taking anti-psychotics which increase your weight by like 50lbs a go. so like how can an online community aspire to a better standard of personal fitness?
Caroline Murdforth - Thu, 28 Jul 2016 20:32:54 EST ID:8pQNHnhW No.93555 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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I posted in that thread and lost over ten pounds so far just from eating tons of spinach and broccoli and watching carbs and sugar. Also running an hour a day when I'm not sore from the previous day.
Basil Fibberson - Fri, 29 Jul 2016 05:29:05 EST ID:PleSHo8y No.93558 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Make sure you're actually eating protein. I mean spinach and broccoli are great in that using low carb veg to fill up and bulk out your meals is the healthiest way to approach this shit but if you don't ensure you're repairing the damage and encouraging muscle growth you'll just end up burning muscle off and not replacing it. Go out and walk loads every day. Intense shit 3 times a week is plenty if you're not otherwise chairbound. Try doing some strength of body weight shit on the non running days too

If it's been more than 2 weeks you've got the discipline though just make sure it's not being wasted on really bad routines diets which don't help etc.

Also in answer to OP, the answer is you can't, you have to wait for someone to want it then make sure they get the support once they do.
Martin Pazzlemone - Fri, 29 Jul 2016 20:35:15 EST ID:sWN5dM4g No.93560 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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dumbass dick bag, OP clearly is CONSPIRERING to get /tinfoil/ fatter and steal your souls with that broach clip on the swade blanket!
Emma Worthinggold - Sun, 31 Jul 2016 19:51:04 EST ID:QdJVcJuZ No.93561 Ignore Report Quick Reply
I see people online who haven't figured out how to consume food so often that it doesn't even shock me anymore. I just hope none of them are older than 25, because then we're really just fucked as a race. Here's a helpful step guide on how to eat:

1) Decide what you want to eat
2) Read the nutritional information (usually found on the back of the product) and, to the best of your abilities using the nutritional information provided, figure out how many calories you will be consuming in this instance
3) Repeat this process every time you eat something, and keep a running tally of how many calories you have eaten throughout or by the end of the day
4) Do not exceed your daily limit of calories. There are many tools and calculators available online to help you find your personal, optimal daily limit of calories. However, a good starting base for most people is no more than 2000 a day.

Congrats! You can now eat whatever your heart desires and not become a fat piece of shit! It didn't even cost anything or fill your bookshelf with useless fad dieting books! Nobody here profits but YOU!
Molly Drommletuck - Tue, 02 Aug 2016 12:45:00 EST ID:Q6cgMMjp No.93568 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Jokes on OP. I don't post on tinfoil. I eat my chemtrails like a good boy.

Holy fuck by Frederick Clillerstock - Wed, 27 Jul 2016 14:28:58 EST ID:I3gKwxtU No.93550 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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Trying to get back into cycling, so I can mountain-bike again (used to be a big hobby of mine) and after 4 years of doing fuck all and taking up smoking weed, my fitness level is practically 0. I almost threw up after less than an hour of cycling and it was relatively flat/slight uphill but something I could have breezed past before.

How do you get the motivation to get gud again if you've taken a few years out? I used to be fairly fit. Never went to the gym but always did some kinda sport. If it weren't biking it was skating, trampolining or gymnastics. University destroyed me in more ways than one.

It's even harder because I look at a small hill, think "oh I'll get up that easily with a bit of a push" then I guess I put in the same amount of effort as I used to and after about a minute or less of cycling like that I'm completely wrecked and my muscles don't want to co-operate anymore. idk man it's equal parts soul destroying and motivation that I can barely make it 2 miles without feeling like my heart's gonna burst from my chest when I'd be out on my bike all day going over rocks, roots and mud before I'd get tired.
Hedda Biffingspear - Wed, 27 Jul 2016 18:58:40 EST ID:pTz/CzeI No.93551 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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It's just gonna take time OP, I have 2 tricks for you to help you keep motivated tho.

This only helps in the first few phases of training, but realise that every time you complete a cardio exercise you do 3 times a week, you'll be 20% better next week!

Next is to set progressive goals, like when I go running, I see a tree like 50 metres away, and I say: that's my next goal, I can do that. Then when I pass the tree I choose a new goal (cracks in the pavement?) this keeps me motivated way longer than it usually does.

The first few training sessions are a bit of a grind but I hope this helps.
Lydia Goddleville - Fri, 29 Jul 2016 17:08:46 EST ID:+hI++1xH No.93559 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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I rarely cycled until a few months ago. Now I gotta do 20km a day because of my job.
Things get easier after a month lol but things do get easier.
Just start easy, make some casual destinations for the first week and then slowly step up the game.
The key to getting back in shape is not torturing yourself because obviously your brain and body dont like it, AT ALL. So try avoiding the really tough and grueling until you are ready because your motivation will drop rapidly.

Day by day dude.

Swimming brah by Phyllis Fepperwan - Fri, 29 Jul 2016 03:17:48 EST ID:wAzX6PF8 No.93557 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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Do you guys ever swim for fitness

also heres my channel dedicated to swimming

NEW IRC CHANNEL FOR /FIT/TARDS by benzobro - Fri, 22 Apr 2016 15:36:27 EST ID:BxOdBf8A No.93272 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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Hey guys, we finally got our own channel up on IRC

If you're new to the site (or IRC in general) it stands for Internet Relay Chat, basically this thing is like one big chat room where we can compare gains, discuss routines, and hate on fat people.

Here's all the info you need for your IRC client to join us in the fun

Server: irc.420chan.org
Port: 6667
Channel: #fit
Ian Wellerbatch - Sun, 24 Apr 2016 14:33:09 EST ID:+bdEIRfz No.93273 Ignore Report Quick Reply
reminder that the 420chan irc has no vhosts for regular people so everyone on can see your IP.
benzobro - Fri, 06 May 2016 16:18:49 EST ID:PXEyB0LS No.93324 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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friendly reminder we have an IRC up for Fitness discussion

Server: irc.420chan.org
Port: 6667
Channel: #fit
benzobro - Sun, 19 Jun 2016 00:32:13 EST ID:50cjCxdn No.93465 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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Nicholas Guckleteck - Thu, 30 Jun 2016 13:18:44 EST ID:RCAQKtER No.93495 Ignore Report Quick Reply

No Rizon no care.

Come back when you make a channel on the server that respects your privacy.
benzobro - Sun, 24 Jul 2016 00:00:11 EST ID:50cjCxdn No.93548 Ignore Report Quick Reply

it's the site's IRC server, or are you such an edgelord you have to hide your IP address so nobody finds all that CP on your HD??

Jobs in weightlifting? by Hugh Cabbleway - Sun, 03 Jul 2016 04:19:36 EST ID:rUfRfrSG No.93505 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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Is there any way I can do this professionally? Its my pride and joy and I don't really want to go into personal training, I want to just lift weights.
Fuck Greenfield - Sun, 03 Jul 2016 18:51:32 EST ID:mOQaG4BU No.93509 Ignore Report Quick Reply
You can work for UPS
Angus Wummleputch - Mon, 04 Jul 2016 13:27:36 EST ID:kd45BP9d No.93510 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Nah he said lifting objects not practicing martial arts on them.
Rebecca Birringbury - Tue, 05 Jul 2016 18:01:37 EST ID:edtGju5M No.93516 Ignore Report Quick Reply
William Tootbury - Fri, 22 Jul 2016 12:15:21 EST ID:1vuVABsa No.93544 Ignore Report Quick Reply
governor of california?
benzobro - Sat, 23 Jul 2016 23:44:44 EST ID:50cjCxdn No.93547 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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unless you want to either train clients or open your own gym, you're shit outta luck m8

>why wont someone pay me to pick stuff up and put it down?
this fucking place sometimes...

Find one more cruel curse than being a skinnyfat. by Fucking Socklefield - Fri, 08 Jul 2016 14:09:51 EST ID:/VxczBYS No.93523 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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>98 cm belly
>ribs appearing

>when you lose fat, you become mr skeltal
>when you gain weight, it seems you have a float in waist

Find one more cruel curse than being a skinnyfat.
Cyril Femmlesore - Thu, 21 Jul 2016 18:33:49 EST ID:7CFc1R0d No.93543 Ignore Report Quick Reply
get swole fag
benzobro - Sat, 23 Jul 2016 23:42:06 EST ID:50cjCxdn No.93546 Ignore Report Quick Reply
just track your macros, eat enough to maintain your current weight and hit the iron like a motherfucker, total body recomp in like 6-8 weeks and you'll look fine.

Swimming by Shitting Nillerhidging - Mon, 18 Jul 2016 03:59:13 EST ID:wAzX6PF8 No.93537 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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Hey whats up guys, have you guys ever considered swimming for fitness lke its heka bomb after working out in pool you smoke its heka bomb here a new youtube channel i been making for it https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCrIvmSCtdcBMwkNZiQGz4bg

Becoming a better me by Oliver Dinderson - Sun, 10 Jul 2016 05:22:06 EST ID:GJDziADo No.93531 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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Sup, /ana/. First time posting on this board.

25 yo male. Trying to become a better version of myself this year. Spent over 4 years addicted to benzodiazepines, they changed my personality, they destroyed my personal relationships and lost me jobs because I couldn't control myself with how much I took. I was an absolute waste of space, I stole from people I care about and I almost lost died so many times. I've been clean for nearly 6 months and I'm proud as fuck.

Stuff's been getting better since I quit. Sure I'm unemployed and I don't have a girlfriend anymore, but I've learnt to drive and I'm on the brink of getting my license. Even got a tidy car lined up. I started hitting the gym a while back with a friend who's got a setup at his house. The adrenaline rush was new to me and I enjoyed feeling like I was getting stronger. But he stopped inviting me and I did nothing to replace the exercise so the muscle I put on went away.

I don't have the cash to join a real gym right now. But I do have access to the place in my picture. It's an outdoor gym full of machines that utilise your bodyweight, it was built 1/4 mile from me years ago and nobody ever uses it.

Right now, at home I focus on my abs. I will do the following exercises daily unless I wake up with sore muscles in which case I'll let the sore ones recover for a day or two. 40 pressups, 50 situps, 20 bicycle crunch reps, and 20 spiderman plank crunch reps. While I feel like it's helping to tone me up, I don't feel like it's enough as I'm yet to get a sore abdomen from doing it. What are some of your ab routines?

At the outdoor gym, I haven't really got a routine together yet. I went there the other day and exerted myself a little too much on a machine that works your back and shoulder muscles, as well as your triceps. All those muscles were incredibly sore the next morning and still are a little bit now. There's that machine, as well as a chest press, leg press, dip bar, pull up bar. It's got more or less everything I should need. I was hoping you guys could help me work out an effective routine for myself, as I know it's good to only focus on two major muscl…
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Fuck Woddlestock - Sun, 10 Jul 2016 09:37:43 EST ID:kd45BP9d No.93532 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Okay there's people who know more than me but getting the ball rolling.

If your muscles are sore you didn't really over exert yourself. If you've actually injured yourself you'd know. What you likely got was DOMS which is a result of pushing a muscle that you rarely use hard and is caused by the muscle repairing itself (and making itself stronger). As a rule of thumb if you're getting DOMS then your frequency should just be "Go back when you aren't sore any more". However if you regularly exercise those muscles they will stop getting sore even as they progress. So don't take "No soreness" as "no improvement". Look for what your limits do.

As far as numbers go, if you're doing absolutely tonnes in one go you're just burning energy at that point. People will tell you it's anywhere between 3x10 and 5x10 but if you can do more than 30 in one go, odds are you should try to increase the resistance/weight if you can safely do so.

For a lot (thought not all) of those bodyweight machines carrying a weighted backpack might help when you're getting to that point. Again this will vary with the machine, i've seen some of them where a backpack wouldn't impede motion or hell you could even just have it in the seat with you and it'd increase the load and some where weight distributed badly would hurt you. It's probably better to play it safe. If you can do the bodyweight machines well you're be fairly fit, and you will have a great basis for going to the gym, it'd be better to "settle" there for a few months before you can afford gym fees than to injure yourself and never be the same again but there's definitely machines you could load extra weight on to.

My understanding of creatine is it allows you to hold more water and thus increases endurance and how hard you can push yourself, just taking it doesn't do much so don't just consume it for the sake of it. Only take it when you are going to go use the outdoor gym for example.

For pullups if you can do any multiple of them that is enough. I do 3 sets of 5-7 towards the end of my routine so it's not reflective of what I can …
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Frederick Suddledet - Thu, 14 Jul 2016 18:54:13 EST ID:vX3IzleP No.93534 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Fix your posture.
Learn how to tilt your pelvis and controll your scapula.
Do side planks, do them hard.

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