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« on: November 29, 2012, 12:10:16 PM »

Nowadays I cannot go to the gym more than once a week. Not beacuse I have no time - I am just simply tired after work, it's cold and dark outside, sometimes I have a headache, sometimes there is something good in the TV etc-etc. So even if a try to go more frequently, finally there is always a week between my workouts. So i train chest, shoulders, biceps one day, one week later back and tris, one week later chest etc. again. And legs... well maybe once a months. And I look the same as when I trained 3 times a week.
I am a lifetime natural, so after all I am only hard, pumped, vascular when I am in the gym, so it doesn't matter... And at least I can be sure that my muscles regenerate.
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« Reply #1 on: November 29, 2012, 12:10:59 PM »

 Huh
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« Reply #2 on: November 29, 2012, 12:11:43 PM »

Huh

oh sorry: Discuss!
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« Reply #3 on: November 29, 2012, 12:14:16 PM »

oh sorry: Discuss!

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« Reply #4 on: November 29, 2012, 12:14:24 PM »



Exercising at home, or at any place for that matter, is an option. Gymnast-style.


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« Reply #5 on: November 29, 2012, 12:15:31 PM »

once a week once a month it doesnt matter

no hormones no bodybuilder
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« Reply #6 on: November 29, 2012, 12:17:15 PM »

once a week once a month it doesnt matter

no hormones no bodybuilder

True also.
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« Reply #7 on: November 29, 2012, 12:20:19 PM »

once a week once a month it doesnt matter

no hormones no bodybuilder

I forgot to add, I still drink 1-2 protein shakes EVERY day. Even 5-6 days after my last workout. Because I simply love it and maybe helps a bit not to lose muscle. And whey is good for health as well. Win-win!  Smiley
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« Reply #8 on: November 29, 2012, 12:22:25 PM »

"How old are you kid 11-12" compliments of Captain Insano
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« Reply #9 on: November 29, 2012, 01:13:53 PM »

You mean you are a pussy?

do 10 sets of pushups and 10 sets of bodyweight squts wehn you wake up daily.

I include the following for motivation:

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« Reply #10 on: November 29, 2012, 01:15:40 PM »

I am in a philosphical mood so try this on for size:

if the body adapts to the overall workload

and the adaption is to handle load x

if you say workout 50 units of work 7 days a week

would it not be better to do 350 units fo work once per week, total marathong

then take 6 days of to recover?

then do agaain

the body would then have to adapt to 350 unit of work

and have tons of recovery time

has this been tried?
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« Reply #11 on: November 29, 2012, 02:05:00 PM »

i go 3 times at most a week. never understood these 5 days a week trainers, so pointless.
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« Reply #12 on: November 29, 2012, 02:52:25 PM »

I work out once a month lately !!   Like like shit ! Sad Sad Sad Sad Sad Sad Sad Sad Sad Sad   gonna correct this all, like the TA says.
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« Reply #13 on: November 29, 2012, 03:38:57 PM »

There's nothing wrong with one workout per week.  You are totally recovered and mentally ready to resume training after a week off. 
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« Reply #14 on: November 29, 2012, 03:42:04 PM »

I only work out once a year because its always hot or cold outside and I have lots of stuff to do, looking forward to my 2013 workout session.
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« Reply #15 on: November 29, 2012, 04:02:14 PM »

Nowadays I cannot go to the gym more than once a week. Not beacuse I have no time - I am just simply tired after work, it's cold and dark outside, sometimes I have a headache, sometimes there is something good in the TV etc-etc. So even if a try to go more frequently, finally there is always a week between my workouts. So i train chest, shoulders, biceps one day, one week later back and tris, one week later chest etc. again. And legs... well maybe once a months. And I look the same as when I trained 3 times a week.
I am a lifetime natural, so after all I am only hard, pumped, vascular when I am in the gym, so it doesn't matter... And at least I can be sure that my muscles regenerate.

So you're now in your late 20's and just like every other poster on this board. The dream is gone bro.
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« Reply #16 on: November 29, 2012, 07:41:18 PM »

I work out once a month lately !!   Like like shit ! Sad Sad Sad Sad Sad Sad Sad Sad Sad Sad   gonna correct this all, like the TA says.

how you lookin?
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« Reply #17 on: November 29, 2012, 07:42:12 PM »

So you're now in your late 20's and just like every other poster on this board. The dream is gone bro.

dream gone?

this is america baby

workout like a devil and work hard and world is yours!!
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« Reply #18 on: November 29, 2012, 07:42:38 PM »

Just train your upper body like most of the older guys on this forum
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« Reply #19 on: November 29, 2012, 07:44:23 PM »

good thread
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« Reply #20 on: November 29, 2012, 08:51:54 PM »

Just train your whole body on that day with core lifts like bench, deads, squats, clean and jerks and pull ups.
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« Reply #21 on: November 29, 2012, 08:55:03 PM »

i go 3 times at most a week. never understood these 5 days a week trainers, so pointless.
AGREE
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« Reply #22 on: November 29, 2012, 09:21:39 PM »

I will guess that you think that you look the same. The changes are gradual and then one day you realize that look a lot worse.

The key is push yourself, we are all tired after work. And yes it is cold and dark out but so what? I work out at 5:30 AM. You can DVR your shows or download them eztv.it
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« Reply #23 on: November 29, 2012, 09:34:46 PM »

4 days for me,,,
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« Reply #24 on: November 29, 2012, 09:59:47 PM »

set up a basic home gym and train when you want...
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