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420chan is Getting Overhauled - Changelog/Bug Report/Request Thread (Updated July 26)

I don't even know

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- Tue, 27 Aug 2019 12:15:22 EST TZGySboG No.95739
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That feel when you work super hard and lose 40 lbs but the only person who notices, compliments, and encourages you is the person you're dating.

Friends, co-workers, family? Radio silence.

I know weight loss and fitness is supposed to be for you and no one else, but I'm feeling discouraged. Maybe I was just so fat that 40 lbs isn't a big change in my general size and shape IDK. I was feeling attractive again but not so much now.

Got another 40lbs to go. Trying to stay positive but this is hard.
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Eliza Cippersidge - Mon, 16 Sep 2019 05:27:22 EST fsEMAeoq No.95793 Reply
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>>95790
I hear you. Maintaining your body is more important than maintaining you car. I use this phrase often because I work at a car bodyshop and parts supplier.
Not many seem to get it though...
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Frederick Hudgetare - Thu, 19 Sep 2019 13:46:22 EST SLSl6wnl No.95804 Reply
>>95790
Oh this. I'm 34 and I've never been fitter or stronger. My nadir was 26 and I don't hope to be nearly so out of shape till I'm the other side of 70. I lost 140 pounds and as I said to OP no one noticed till 40 pounds in.

I work in an office where people stay in shape. I think a lot of people give up when they have kids, that's the big one. It's definitely not always logistically possible to be remain statuesque and super ripped but people just use it as an excuse to give up. I've seen people defeat it. They take it in turns to look after the kids most week evenings while the other works out or attends a dance class or plays football or whatever.

A lot of people who peak in their early 20s are the ones who actually never did try though. As soon as they stop playing sports or get a sedentry job or walk to work or there's cakes on offer that's it. I work with the fire service and they introduced fitness classes and regular tests because even firefighters would get fat. And then they'd die in fires as a result. They work 4 on 4 off so having fitness sessions and a standard forces them. Whereas previously they'd come out of basic training in amazing shape and then lose it. I'm not a firefighter but I can pass their fitness tests.

I hate the idea of "trapping" someone or being trapped. I don't expect that someone match my fitness but that they don't turn into a piece of crap is important. I want to enjoy fucking them and looking at them and not feel like I can't go anywhere because the walk is too far and I want them to really want my dick at all times. I also don't want to die young. Oh and the lady I'm seeing, the first time I pinned her arms down while fucking she actually realised how helpless she was and came there and then, all that strength has function it turns out.

Running General

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- Thu, 19 Sep 2019 18:11:06 EST YSH47fZe No.95805
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Wonder if any of you meatheads on here can answer some questions I have about running.

I see a lot of training programs saying that they keep weekly mileage under 25. Why? I'm around 20-22 miles at 5days/week and feel like I could (and plan to) do more without much of a problem.

While distance/endurance running seems surmountable, I'm having trouble increasing speed. Any tips aside from fartleks? The problem I have with fartleks is I have one speed: slow. I don't have much trouble running for 50 to 60 minutes, but it is always the same speed. I need those /ana/reobic

Do long distance runners normally run without underwear? I've seen people talk about having trouble with chafing until they bought shorts with netting. It doesn't seem like this would be needed unless they're going commando. I had trouble with my inner thighs chafing when I was just wearing mesh (swishy) shorts and cotton boxer briefs, but haven't had any trouble wtih chafing since I bought more running focused shorts and still wearing the same underwear.

I've been trying to prepare for outside running during the winter. I see a big focus on shirts that wick moisture away. Normally, I wear cotton tshirts and after my runs I'm drenched. I understand I won't sweat as much on a cold, but even on a 70 degree day my chest and back are soaked through and with wick material that moisture is has to go somewhere. My shorts are supposedly fast drying and wicking, but they're always soaked through too (or is it because of my cotton underwear?). So what's the point of fast-drying wicking material on cold days if you still end up drenched in sweat?

On the bottom half of my body during winter runs, I've read that at most you need to wear tights underneath your running shorts. So am I supposed to go commando? Because as I've said above my underwear are drenched in sweat when I get done running.

On a completely subjective note, how bad is it to run in cold air? I've heard it is like daggers, from people who have never been stabbed, but yea, is it something that I'll be able to get used to in a week or two or three?

I've heard that REAL running shoes make a big difference. I'm barely an athlete, I want running to be a habit for me, but I'm never gonna be able to compete other than against myself. Do I need a $200 running shoe?

How hard is it to switch running shoes? I have a pair of Adidas that I've run in since the beginning of this summer. At the same I bought those (cause buy 1 get 1 half off, bullshit) I bought a pair of new balance that I've only run in a couple of times recently on shorter runs.

Finally, how many miles do you think I have left on my shoes? pic related
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Cedric Greenhall - Sat, 05 Oct 2019 14:03:15 EST YSH47fZe No.95845 Reply
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>>95823
Something else that helped me was to try and run like you're running on eggshells. Ie. try to keep your foot strike as soft as possible. For me, if I'm hearing my foot strike the ground I'm probably letting my foot fall to the ground too hard.

>>95841
Right now I'm not able to justify spending $100 to $200 on a pair of shoes. Both pairs of my shoes (~$70 each) are very comfortable and work well for my current routine/mileage. I'll keep it in mind and someday, maybe. Tbh, right now I still think I'm just a novice, 3 less oz. on my feet aren't gonna do more for me than improving my form, quality miles and practice over time.

>>95843
Running isn't supposed to hurt. After a run: exhausted, yea. In pain, no.
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Cyril Bucklefield - Sun, 06 Oct 2019 15:07:16 EST I6hKwjD9 No.95847 Reply
>>95845

I only bring it up because you asked in OP. All of my shoes before have been very comfortable, I don't think it's necessarily just a weight thing either. A proper fit really can help encourage proper impact. Idk all the shoe jargon behind it but there's an upper tier of shoe beyond just being comfortable and working, in my experience. I can't go back to a shoe that just works anymore.

Bump While Glowing: End of the line edition

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- Sun, 07 Jul 2019 12:13:20 EST Wc4dfmYk No.95572
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Old thread took the plunge.

Just hit the bis, tris, and lats.

Bring on the bump
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Fuck Dindlecocke - Mon, 07 Oct 2019 18:32:21 EST Wc4dfmYk No.95848 Reply
Legs today. Eating my recovery meal now. Good night people
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Edwin Goodman - Thu, 10 Oct 2019 17:37:01 EST Wc4dfmYk No.95851 Reply
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I just finished working out my upper body and drank some protein and milk knowmn?
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Jack Claystock - Sat, 12 Oct 2019 16:21:50 EST YSH47fZe No.95852 Reply
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>>95851

Just under 8 miles today. ~26 miles on the week in about 260 minutes. Missed a bunch of kettle bell workouts. I've been working towards a rather ambitious goal of around 10 to 12 hours of exercise (like 15 to 18 if I count warmup walks/stretching) a week from just the 5 or so I spend on running so it was bound to happen. Back on it next week though with some renewed focus.

Pizza, Ice Cream and Fried Chicken are in my future.

Fitness Goal

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- Thu, 08 Aug 2019 04:08:17 EST pNWH3EoV No.95657
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I've been working hard, my goal is to hit 10% body fat.

And the day I do, I'm calling in sick the next day and so's my girl, and we're going to fuck all day and in between various sex acts she's going to be doing fat lines of coke off my abs.
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Charles Grimfoot - Fri, 16 Aug 2019 04:28:27 EST pjY+q2cu No.95696 Reply
>>95657
Hmmm sounds good in theory but if you want to keep the party going all day long grab some 5-MeO-DiPT and a quarter cialis. Doubt you're old enough to need a full one.
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Matilda Fibberbanks - Tue, 20 Aug 2019 15:39:08 EST uCz/+K40 No.95715 Reply
that sounds like a life experience i would enjoy. good luck OP
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William Puttingbit - Tue, 08 Oct 2019 21:48:45 EST x41HJwRk No.95850 Reply
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I'm gonna post my progress on my fitness goals in here:

>stretching more often
>running more often, working on speed and agility drills with HIIT
>walking outside more just for the hell of it
>exercising every weekday, sometimes even on the weekends
>eating healthy, cooking a lot of my own food, hitting my macros, keeping sodium low, drinking and smoking less
>going to bed early and waking up early too
>ACTUALLY LOSING WEIGHT CONSISTENTLY, THANK JEEBUS
>drinking more water, buddeh

Pickup lines at the gym

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- Wed, 13 Jun 2018 00:21:57 EST OGaH7Vuk No.94773
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I know people say don’t try to hit on girls at the gym but hey its worth a shot. But seriously how do you approach a female with headphones and say somthing interesting to her. Please share your wisdom. Thanks.
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Hamilton Clayville - Fri, 23 Aug 2019 05:36:19 EST GanhevWh No.95726 Reply
How about this one..

"I bet I can do any lift with your weight."

Stretching

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- Sat, 06 Apr 2019 17:49:10 EST IzmO64gs No.95297
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How important is stretching to keeping /fit/?
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Polly Shittingworth - Mon, 02 Sep 2019 02:29:08 EST mut9D/IJ No.95758 Reply
What kind of stretches would you recommend to someone just starting a routine?
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Hedda Fippershaw - Sat, 07 Sep 2019 19:35:16 EST 3sPb+2MR No.95770 Reply
>>95297

Absolutely essential. Impaired range of motion means you are, by definition, not fit.


>>95758
World's Greatest Stretch and Bretzel are the ones I do every day. They'll hit nearly everything and you can fill in the other stretches you need.

I also do pec stretches the day after chest day-- lay on a foam roller and keep your head, shoulders and tailbone in contact with it; then put your arms out at 90 degrees and try to get your elbows to touch the ground. If you can do that easily, try to get your hands/wrists to touch the ground. I've always had extremely tense pec muscles and it's this and soft tissue work that's opened them up.

Static stretching before lifting isn't as good as dynamic stretching and activation-- you want to prep your muscles for the specific movement.

Ass Exercises

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- Sun, 05 Aug 2018 22:45:10 EST olyln65y No.94870
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I'm in the middle of my first cut and I don't want to lose any ass muscle as I'm having trouble keeping my pants on already. I really should've known that was going to happen.

My current routine is rough on my feet and I commute by walking, so my old go-to of heel raises is out. Sad! I could heel raise 90 pounds and pretend I was a big shot for that.

What other exercises work well for the glutes?
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Eliza Fedgestone - Thu, 29 Aug 2019 15:05:43 EST uCz/+K40 No.95748 Reply
look up slow and fast twitch muscle fibers. do explosive training like sprints or HIIT etc

Self-defense recommendations

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- Sat, 28 Sep 2019 19:56:11 EST AngVQgmH No.95830
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Don't know where else to put this. I just got jumped by some guy while walking. Any advice for non-lethal weapons?
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Wesley Dipperforth - Mon, 30 Sep 2019 16:37:13 EST nE+fnQwj No.95833 Reply
>>95830
Did you kick him in the nuts? That's a pretty effective paralyzer.

Non-meat Protein

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- Fri, 22 Feb 2019 18:50:41 EST aBxsA4Eb No.95198
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I know cheese and eggs have high protein. What's the best sources of vegetable protein?
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Ebenezer Henderway - Tue, 17 Sep 2019 04:36:34 EST cPs4exGr No.95798 Reply
>>95198
Veggies don't really have much protein. That's why a vegetarian diet is usually frowned upon. If you want plant/soy protein eat something like oatmeal, homemade cereal, tofu, tempeh, soybean (soybean burgers are pretty good if you use the right. herbs) or chickpea...Etc.
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Frederick Pittfoot - Sat, 28 Sep 2019 21:17:27 EST odQuaC3p No.95832 Reply
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Black bean burritos after a workout

Healthy approach.

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- Tue, 09 Jul 2019 16:18:07 EST g62RwqTQ No.95575
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If I wanted to maximize my benefits but minimize my risk of injury what would the best course of action be? I know about some low-impact exercise but does weight training damage anything? Does the damage incurred last a long time?

I think I workout wrong, I always hurt so bad afterwards.
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Beatrice Dunkinmon - Tue, 09 Jul 2019 18:54:01 EST Tp1rP3uI No.95576 Reply
So to clarify is this actual pain or just run of the mill soreness? If it’s the latter then your “pain” should decrease dramatically in a month or so of working out. But If you’re actually fucking yourself up from lifting then I would recommend dropping down the weight and really focus on proper form then work your way up. Or try some sort of body weight routine. If your pain persists after that then I would recommend seeing a doctor because well, at the risk of sounding too technical, your shit might be fucked.
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David Ciffingville - Fri, 19 Jul 2019 23:50:06 EST 2Cswusl/ No.95601 Reply
Any injury you incur from lifting and doing cardio will still be outweighed by the long term benefits of the two

Abs

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- Wed, 24 Apr 2019 11:49:35 EST GanhevWh No.95345
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I have been sooo close to a six pack like three times but have always let circumstances get out of control and ended up in a bad place.
I'm now 260 lbs and want to be at least 220 lbs to achieve this (i am a big guy)

OK so
beyond simple calorie reduction, cardio, and of course, copious amounts of lifting, what else can I do?

Two things come in mind as of particular interest, the first being carb cycling, the second being psychological tactics that I can use to motivate myself when I feel like it's not achievable.
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Hedda Drungersit - Thu, 05 Sep 2019 09:09:15 EST 2HW2VBhk No.95763 Reply
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>>95718
Stretch with music.. makes it go faster
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James Nocklemug - Thu, 05 Sep 2019 21:53:50 EST Wc4dfmYk No.95768 Reply
>>95763

What the fuck is wrong with her leg? Holy shit wtf dude that's not fucking normal
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Thomas Billinglock - Wed, 25 Sep 2019 13:37:52 EST nE+fnQwj No.95824 Reply
>>95768
I laughed my ass off. Dude you're totally right she's been stretching all fucking wrong bro.

What is considered a 'small' meal?

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- Tue, 17 Sep 2019 04:37:44 EST cPs4exGr No.95799
File: 1568709464922.jpg -(72947B / 71.24KB, 800x450) Thumbnail displayed, click image for full size. What is considered a 'small' meal?
Is it the calorie intake or is it just a single bowl/plate of a serving?

Like a bowl of oatmeal or a plate of 6 eggs?
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Nathaniel Blebblestone - Tue, 17 Sep 2019 14:42:51 EST Z2nAlm4f No.95801 Reply
>>95799
... It's calories. I could make a salad out of ten heads of lettuce, never be able to eat the whole thing, but have it come in around 250 cals.

Or I could eat 2 tbsp of olive oil, or eat a snickers bar. Each of those is about 250 cal too.

It has nothing to do with sheer volume, although the more full you feel with fewest calories, the easier it is to stick to a diet plan.
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Emma Mollykutch - Fri, 20 Sep 2019 17:34:32 EST uCz/+K40 No.95811 Reply
well it would depend on the context in which the word small was being used, obviously.
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Matilda Wuvinglut - Sun, 22 Sep 2019 22:33:47 EST PT9qj0Lm No.95822 Reply
>>95801
>although the more full you feel with fewest calories, the easier it is to stick to a diet plan

That's the key. I can eat a 5lb bowl of salad and an hour later feel as hungry as I was before, because all that fiber just goes right through me. But if I eat half a pound of moist, fatty brisket, I'll feel bloated and full for the rest of the day.

Fasting for cutting

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- Wed, 27 Feb 2019 15:06:17 EST NQLbEmHe No.95213
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I've been fasting on rest days (4 days/week) and eating more to make up for it on workout days for about 2 weeks, I've lost a good amount of weight since I'm at around 8000-9000 kcal deficit/week, but working out feels incredibly difficult and I'm sure I've gotten weaker. The thing is, my main goal is fat loss and secondary is strength maintenance, but if I'm going to lose too much strength I'd rather do it the old fashioned way. Any thoughts on this approach?
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Hugh Dollysure - Mon, 16 Sep 2019 17:21:24 EST Wc4dfmYk No.95796 Reply
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>>95794

Sorry, I didn't mean to imply that fat literally morphs into muscle. Is that what I said? I don't think that's what I said. I mean, what I had was implicating, was that by working out you would be losing fat while gaining muscle.

I can explain further if need be? Need or needn't, friend? I have the whole rest of my life ahead of me. Or is it behind me? Behind... bees. Bees are hive creatures that collect pollen. Pollen.. pollen is like plant jizz, and as we all know tree bukkake is a serious problem in some places. Places are like things, and stuff. IF we go to them, we are there. There.. there is like where, but a command instead of question.
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Ebenezer Murdshaw - Mon, 16 Sep 2019 23:52:47 EST PT9qj0Lm No.95797 Reply
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>>95794
man, I've got a gut muscle the size of a fuckin keg now

Workout Music

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- Thu, 05 Jan 2017 03:40:45 EST fT1DTimp No.93824
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Hey /fit.,

It's a new year and there's a massive influx of new people at my gym putting clips on the smith machine and just kind of pissing me off in general. Needless to say I'm not super amped to try and workout without any tunes. But I'm in desperate need of some new ones. I haven't really paid attention to the music scene in a while and generally just listen to podcasts instead since, like, 2012.

I was hoping some of you could give me some choice playlists or tracks so I can get properly amped and tune out the world for an hour a day without hearing the same song every 10 minutes. More into the happy hardcore/witch house thing than metal, but really anything helps at the moment. Thanks guys!

Pic unrelated but I'm riding that WK afterglow.
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