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Forum: Living Strength 07-28-2009, 07:39 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,800
Posted By Royce
Thanks for your informative post, DT. Truth be...

Thanks for your informative post, DT.
Truth be told, at this point in time, I’m uncomfortable with the idea that we are using imaginary or visualized resistance. There’s a nuance here that I think...
Forum: Living Strength 06-17-2009, 10:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,396
Posted By Royce
Presently, I am continuing to experiment with...

Presently, I am continuing to experiment with power flexing WITH INTENT—essentially agonist/antagonist based isometrics. It is a great approach to training. Although such exercise can easily be...
Forum: Living Strength 06-14-2009, 12:12 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 23,098
Posted By Royce
Currently, I am using the following leg...

Currently, I am using the following leg exercises:

DVR/VRT squats
Agonist/antagonist isometric squats, which is really power flexing with intent.
“High stepping.”

The aforementioned exercises...
Forum: Living Strength 06-02-2009, 04:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,661
Posted By Royce
Jared, Sub-maximal, long duration isometrics...

Jared,

Sub-maximal, long duration isometrics are part and parcel to “hard style” Qi Gong. I find no evidence that they slow a person down—quite the contrary. They develop both speed and power. If...
Forum: Living Strength 05-27-2009, 10:09 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,189
Posted By Royce
Some people are not destined to have perfect...

Some people are not destined to have perfect physiques. That is just the way it is despite what you hear to the contrary. Put some muscle on and quit worrying about your belly.

Take a long hard...
Forum: Living Strength 05-25-2009, 10:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,493
Posted By Royce
Armorplated, You have certainly been on a...

Armorplated,

You have certainly been on a rugged roadl.

Hopefully, things will soon turn around for you. I hope you will try doing some DVRs to help you get back into peak form.

Thanks for...
Forum: Living Strength 05-19-2009, 12:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,846
Posted By Royce
Thanks Tom, Making sculptures with miniature...

Thanks Tom,

Making sculptures with miniature swords is more PC than making Bowie knives!!!!!!!n (;

But still...................................it just an't the same! (:

Why did you give up...
Forum: Living Strength 05-18-2009, 11:05 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,846
Posted By Royce
Nathan, You did a nice job with your...

Nathan,


You did a nice job with your knives! Kudos to you!

A couple of buddies and I used to make knives when we were in high school.

We would get steel springs from old cars. I had an...
Forum: Living Strength 05-17-2009, 10:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,321
Posted By Royce
First and foremost, when DVRs are done at maximum...

First and foremost, when DVRs are done at maximum intensity, there is tremendous stress placed on the muscles and tendons. Although it is very difficult to incur serious injury while doing DVRs,...
Forum: Living Strength 05-13-2009, 10:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,778
Posted By Royce
I think it should be pointed out for the new...

I think it should be pointed out for the new people here that when doing isometrics, DVRs and power flexing, the concept of training to failure is rather meaningless.

If you take a dumbbell of say...
Forum: Living Strength 05-08-2009, 10:09 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,171
Posted By Royce
Douglis, All I can say is GREAT WORK! ...

Douglis,

All I can say is GREAT WORK!

DVR/VRT resistance is a superb training protocol. If you check out my original HIT program, you will see that DVRs are included in order to increase one’s...
Forum: Living Strength 04-29-2009, 01:54 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,004
Posted By Royce
Yup let’s stop trying to figure out what is...

Yup let’s stop trying to figure out what is really going on. It will just depress us!

And Tom, I’m, certainly, hoping you’re telling your students to stop reading the newspapers!

Actually,...
Forum: Living Strength 04-29-2009, 12:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,004
Posted By Royce
Well……………..gee Joe. How to respond to this? ...

Well……………..gee Joe. How to respond to this?

I think that folks who have a house, two cars and a decent paying job probably should feel better about themselves than a person who is out of work and...
Forum: Living Strength 04-19-2009, 03:56 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 11,089
Posted By Royce
I greatly enjoyed your stories. By all means...

I greatly enjoyed your stories. By all means continue to share.

But there is one point I would like to focus on. And I don’t mean this to start an argument; however, I just have to ask how one...
Forum: Living Strength 04-18-2009, 10:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,701
Posted By Royce
Yes, Ray, I suggest that you take a couple of...

Yes, Ray, I suggest that you take a couple of weeks off. When you come back, how about giving HIT--high intensity training--a try?

Should you decide to give HIT a shot, your focus will be on...
Forum: Living Strength 04-16-2009, 06:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,547
Posted By Royce
Among people who have been regular exercisers, I...

Among people who have been regular exercisers, I think that injury and pain are the primary reasons that they eventually curtail exercise. Some years ago, I had a partner who was a pretty good all...
Forum: Living Strength 04-13-2009, 12:31 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 14,828
Posted By Royce
Thanks for your post, Lori, I can identify...

Thanks for your post, Lori,

I can identify with a lot of what you are saying. I’m not sure how much of what you wrote is tongue in cheek. But I can tell you that it can be difficult for people to...
Forum: Living Strength 04-11-2009, 04:26 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,677
Posted By Royce
I’m going to ramble a bit. So bear with me,...

I’m going to ramble a bit. So bear with me, please.

It’s been my contention for a long time that fitness and health are two separate issues. For instance, many cancer patients can perform great...
Forum: Living Strength 04-09-2009, 03:56 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,677
Posted By Royce
I don’t think that there’s anything especially...

I don’t think that there’s anything especially unhealthy about circuit training. From my perspective, it is a way to combine a cardio workout with a strength workout. No……………it isn’t the best way to...
Forum: Living Strength 04-08-2009, 07:28 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,584
Posted By Royce
if one workout less frequently the muscle tend to...

if one workout less frequently the muscle tend to get smaller within few days due to inactivity from rest if one is doing max tension. however, strength is stronger due to muscles not being fatigue....
Forum: Living Strength 04-08-2009, 02:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,934
Posted By Royce
Arthur Jones had some good ideas to share, but he...

Arthur Jones had some good ideas to share, but he mixed in so much misinformation, it’s difficult to know what he really believed.

For example, he went out of his way to pan isokinetics. He said...
Forum: Living Strength 03-27-2009, 08:08 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,175
Posted By Royce
Personally, I love to cook, and I will, indeed,...

Personally, I love to cook, and I will, indeed, try your recipe!
Forum: Living Strength 03-26-2009, 11:21 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,696
Posted By Royce
Welcome to the forum. It's great to have you with...

Welcome to the forum. It's great to have you with us!

First and foremost, you have to find a regimen that you enjoy.

Most folks have ideas about the best way to train. I’m no exception. Most...
Forum: Living Strength 03-25-2009, 07:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,993
Posted By Royce
Given the fact that the medical Gestapo is all to...

Given the fact that the medical Gestapo is all to ready to pounce, I never give medical advice. And, of course, I will concur that you should take your wife to see an MD.

But if I had such a...
Forum: Living Strength 03-24-2009, 01:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,182
Posted By Royce
My feeling is that I have better things to do...

My feeling is that I have better things to do than to run around barefoot. Sure that is fine for wresting on a mat. But going outside and dealing with broken glass, bits of metal and God only knows...
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