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« Reply #25 on: October 15, 2012, 09:25:54 AM »

I got one for my last birthday. It's my favorite machine too.

Agreed, machine pullovers really hit the lats while taking the arms out of it.  They're a good first exercise to get warmed up and going.  
I usually like to finish up with them. I especially like to on heavy back days. My favorite back routine is doing deads, barbell rows, t-bar rows, and then finish up raping my back by pyramiding four sets (to failure) on the pullover machine with a drop set after the fourth. As good as it gets.
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« Reply #26 on: October 15, 2012, 09:27:44 AM »

It's a bicep supinator / time machine -

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I see here he transported himself to 80s Castro
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« Reply #27 on: October 15, 2012, 09:37:26 AM »

It's a bicep supinator / time machine -

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« Reply #28 on: October 15, 2012, 09:50:06 AM »

Chris Isaak.

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« Reply #29 on: October 15, 2012, 09:59:24 AM »

Don't know if you could class it as a machine, as it's also pretty non-mechanical but these things were the best for side delt raises - only machine (apart from the rampant rabbit) that has had me screaming in pain: Kind of like this one but much older and more basic



Damn, that looks good... Never used one  Embarrassed
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« Reply #30 on: October 15, 2012, 10:21:15 AM »

Don't know if you could class it as a machine, as it's also pretty non-mechanical but these things were the best for side delt raises - only machine (apart from the rampant rabbit) that has had me screaming in pain: Kind of like this one but much older and more basic



Haha, I can picture BigCyp with his cannonball delts on this thing doing a savage drop set screaming at the top of his lungs and frightening all the tinytits in the gym that day.
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« Reply #31 on: October 15, 2012, 10:43:18 AM »

It's a bicep supinator / time machine -

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What in gods name is that thing..................




























sitting on that bicep machine?
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« Reply #32 on: October 15, 2012, 10:47:17 AM »

Haha, I can picture BigCyp with his cannonball delts on this thing doing a savage drop set screaming at the top of his lungs and frightening all the tinytits in the gym that day.

kinda like how it is in this clip, with his biological twin appearing out of nowhere to push his training efforts well beyond failure Grin

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« Reply #33 on: October 15, 2012, 10:52:18 AM »

There's a very similar biceps Nautilus machine that is overhead.


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« Reply #34 on: October 15, 2012, 10:54:06 AM »

So why are the machines in modern gyms complete garbage compared to gym equipment from the 70's and 80's?

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People are just bigger pussies?


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« Reply #35 on: October 15, 2012, 11:16:32 AM »

I owned both the nautilus pullover and double shoulder a while back.... great machine's but not the holy grail some people make them out to be.


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« Reply #36 on: October 15, 2012, 11:20:36 AM »

It's a bicep supinator / time machine -

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The weight stack goes all the way to potato.
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« Reply #37 on: October 15, 2012, 11:25:34 AM »

i think his back wouldve been the same no matter what he tried

Actually his back wasnt that great in his earlier years... and after losing a show against a guy who had a better back than him he went back to the drawing board and did things a lot differently there after... he has said he considers the pullover machine 'priceless' in the quest for a great back.... its kind of ridiculous more gyms don't have pullover machines, the biggest muscle in the upper body and you cant train it directly in most gyms lol.......   Kai greene also abuses a nautilus pullover machine afaik and look at his lats.  
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« Reply #38 on: October 15, 2012, 11:26:26 AM »

i think his back wouldve been the same no matter what he tried
yes...his "Yates" rows are famous. I do not stand so upright when i do them but i love BB rows.
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« Reply #39 on: October 15, 2012, 11:42:03 AM »

So why are the machines in modern gyms complete garbage compared to gym equipment from the 70's and 80's?

Huh

People are just bigger pussies?


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modern machines r meant to break I think. Big companies make the vast majority of the profit on cardo shit now.
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« Reply #40 on: October 15, 2012, 11:44:05 AM »

It's a bicep supinator / time machine -

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Hhahahaha
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« Reply #41 on: October 15, 2012, 11:46:24 AM »

http://www.westside-barbell.com/products/?c=9&p=63
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« Reply #42 on: October 15, 2012, 11:49:10 AM »

are they?please tell more about this, dorian yates is the bodybuilder with the personality i most like.


one of the best back builders .. Dorian stood very high.. how high will depend on your body


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« Reply #43 on: October 15, 2012, 12:22:43 PM »

I think Dorian gave a big credit for his back development to these machines.

Dorian used the plate loaded version.
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« Reply #44 on: October 15, 2012, 12:41:32 PM »

Lat pulldown
i agree with you most versatile piece out  there. pulldowns various grips, cable rows. tri pressdowns, bi  curls standing laying across bench. serratus ab pulls. and more.
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« Reply #45 on: October 15, 2012, 03:22:51 PM »

Hammer Strength Side Lateral machine is awesome!

Seated Calf Raise machines are great too.

Pullover Machines have faded out in so many gyms..such a shame.

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« Reply #46 on: October 15, 2012, 04:25:45 PM »

dorian used the plateloaded nautilus pullover to prexhaust his lats,which the machine was best for!
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« Reply #47 on: October 15, 2012, 04:26:30 PM »

Yes without this machine Dorian would have won four "O"s at best.
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« Reply #48 on: October 15, 2012, 04:41:13 PM »

Dorian used the plate loaded version.
Correct. Same concept was what I was getting at. Its hard enough to find a gym with a pullover machine, let alone a plate loaded one.
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« Reply #49 on: October 15, 2012, 05:56:37 PM »

Cable machine.
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