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Forum: Running Strong, Running Long 05-07-2015, 11:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 6,543
Posted By Paul Smith
What an amazing man. More proof that we have a...

What an amazing man. More proof that we have a major say over how well we age.

Paul
Forum: Living Strength 04-07-2015, 06:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,501
Posted By Paul Smith
Article: Has Gay Panic Ruinded Bodybuilding?

Hey Friends,

Check out this short read from Slate magazine about contemporary bodybuilding. From the article:

"If you’ve ever seen a picture of a contemporary male professional bodybuilder and...
Forum: Living Strength 04-06-2015, 12:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,558
Posted By Paul Smith
Thanks so much. Paul

Thanks so much.

Paul
Forum: Living Strength 03-31-2015, 11:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,558
Posted By Paul Smith
Isodude, Can you please go into detail about...

Isodude,

Can you please go into detail about the protocols you used? How many sets and reps? What exercises? How many "Tabata cycles: eight 20/10 splits" did you use?

Thank you.

Paul
Forum: Living Strength 02-10-2015, 09:18 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 9,093
Posted By Paul Smith
Great thread Soly. You mentioned the...

Great thread Soly.

You mentioned the specific isometric protocols for building explosive strength but could you also share what you would recommend (number of sets, hold times, sessions per week,...
Forum: Living Strength 01-18-2015, 03:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,870
Posted By Paul Smith
Paul, With all due respect, how old is the...

Paul,

With all due respect, how old is the ancient Hebrew calendar, thousands of years? And you're citing a 40-year period of incidents to illustrate a supposed pattern? I, personally, would need...
Forum: Living Strength 12-22-2014, 04:56 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,500
Posted By Paul Smith
John, You stated that the supplements listed...

John,

You stated that the supplements listed in the beginning of this thread are primarily for recovery. What does your entire supplement regime (including the recovery formula) consist of?
...
Forum: Living Strength 12-11-2014, 02:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,020
Posted By Paul Smith
John, You've stated on numerous occasions...

John,

You've stated on numerous occasions that in order to gain muscle size isometric contraction should be combined with other exercises like power cals and DVRs to increase blood flow to the...
Forum: Living Strength 12-10-2014, 10:43 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,020
Posted By Paul Smith
Like with any type of resistance exercise, I...

Like with any type of resistance exercise, I think time under tension (TUT) matters. Historically, when doing full body isometric workouts, I have either done:

A series of 9-12 extended isometric...
Forum: Living Strength 12-09-2014, 05:50 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,335
Posted By Paul Smith
John, Since this thread is about variations,...

John,

Since this thread is about variations, where does time under tension (TUT) and optimal number of reps come into play here?

Specifically, is there any advantage to doing three reps of 6...
Forum: Living Strength 12-05-2014, 09:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,350
Posted By Paul Smith
Monty, That story about the man with spastic...

Monty,

That story about the man with spastic cerebral palsy fascinates me. Do you have a link to the article or, if not, any information that might enable me to find it on Google?

Thanks.
...
Forum: Living Strength 11-20-2014, 04:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,866
Posted By Paul Smith
Tim, Since you've been doing higher reps,...

Tim,

Since you've been doing higher reps, what results have you seen? Specifically, I am curious if you have gained size and/or if you have become more cut and defined?

Also, how many total...
Forum: Living Strength 11-06-2014, 06:08 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,784
Posted By Paul Smith
I would posit the idea that the...

I would posit the idea that the intensity/stress/threat are indeed necessary to develop the ability to contract the muscles in that way and tap into that energetic power but that, if/when properly...
Forum: Living Strength 11-04-2014, 07:10 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,835
Posted By Paul Smith
I agree John. I posted the pic just to illustrate...

I agree John. I posted the pic just to illustrate the "most muscular pose."

About my original question though, do you think that it is necessary to do the full body contraction just as Kiveloff...
Forum: Living Strength 11-03-2014, 02:57 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,835
Posted By Paul Smith
Hey John, In Kiveloff's instructions on how...

Hey John,

In Kiveloff's instructions on how to do the full-body contraction, he specifically states to have the arms hang straight down to the sides (not bending the elbows) and to not clench the...
Forum: Living Strength 11-01-2014, 03:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,303
Posted By Paul Smith
Eddy and Friends, I've been reading more and...

Eddy and Friends,

I've been reading more and more about the value of doing a short, hard run.

I, like many of us on the forum, get the majority of my cardio from higher intensity exercises like...
Forum: Living Strength 11-01-2014, 02:19 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 6,835
Posted By Paul Smith
Thanks so much for posting the full article...

Thanks so much for posting the full article MetryOp! It's greatly appreciated.

Paul
Forum: Living Strength 10-27-2014, 02:53 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,146
Posted By Paul Smith
Lou, I have a different opinion than the...

Lou,

I have a different opinion than the others. Any push ups are NOT better than no push ups.

Considering your medical condition, past injuries, and if I recall from recent posts, you're...
Forum: Living Strength 10-22-2014, 08:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,590
Posted By Paul Smith
Rob, In my experience, brushing your tongue...

Rob,

In my experience, brushing your tongue with a toothbrush doesn't even come close to removing the film that a scraper does. It seems to me that the brush just doesn't get that close "shave"...
Forum: Living Strength 10-21-2014, 08:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,590
Posted By Paul Smith
All the proof that you will ever need that a...

All the proof that you will ever need that a tongue cleaner is indeed a good idea you will find on it after you scrape your tongue upon rising in the morning.

I have been using one every morning...
Forum: Living Strength 10-09-2014, 01:41 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,957
Posted By Paul Smith
Hey Greg, Was this gentleman doing 100 reps...

Hey Greg,

Was this gentleman doing 100 reps of each Tiger Move (700 total) or a total of 100 reps?

Thanks in advance for your reply.

Paul
Forum: Living Strength 10-03-2014, 11:39 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,973
Posted By Paul Smith
Thanks ChuckH.

Thanks ChuckH.
Forum: Living Strength 10-02-2014, 06:22 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,973
Posted By Paul Smith
Benny, Is this the video series that was...

Benny,

Is this the video series that was reviewed here at the beginning of the year, with him in a dark garage or barn-like structure or is it newer than that?

Thanks.

Paul
Forum: Living Strength 09-23-2014, 03:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,328
Posted By Paul Smith
I have no interest (or ability) to run a mile in...

I have no interest (or ability) to run a mile in four, or even five, minutes, but I think running at a 6:00 or 6:30 pace is a fast mile and an indication of a high level of fitness.

Again, I...
Forum: Living Strength 09-23-2014, 12:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,328
Posted By Paul Smith
Is the Mile Run Making a Comeback?

Hey Friends,

Check out this brief but interesting article from the Wall Street Journal about the resurgence of the mile run. It deals with the topic almost exclusively as a competitive race but I...
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