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Forum: Living Strength 11-11-2014, 07:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,329
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Should the results be different from DSRs vs...

Should the results be different from DSRs vs DVRs? One uses external resistance -muscle pushing against muscle - and the other visualized.For me,I've gotten pretty much the same results; mostly...
Forum: Living Strength 11-10-2014, 09:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,398
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A very wise and sensible post,Eddy.

A very wise and sensible post,Eddy.
Forum: Living Strength 11-09-2013, 10:27 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,286
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M7 Wrist Twist

In the Miracle 7,what is the primary muscle group(s) that the wrist twist is supposed to target? I was assuming the triceps,since those muscles are not directly worked in the other 4 upper body...
Forum: Gordon Anderson on Current Events 07-26-2013, 04:31 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,747
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Zimmerman getting away with murder

That juror and everyone else has their own opinion of weather they think he's guilty or not. If alleged perpetrators were judged on feeling,a lot of innocents would be in prison,or vise versa. That's...
Forum: Living Strength 07-05-2013, 02:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,708
Posted By firefox
Dynaflex Biceps Stretch

Greg,

I think that you're misinterpreting the movement - in movement one.

There are two separate movements in this exercise. The second one is just applying tension in the extended position -...
Forum: Living Strength 05-27-2013, 01:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,637
Posted By firefox
Push-Ups and neck problems

I don't see any reason or advantage to keeping your head raised while doing push-ups - especially, if it's creating problems for you.Pain is your body's way of telling you not to do that.I feel that...
Forum: Living Strength 01-30-2013, 04:29 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,795
Posted By firefox
Muscle Building by Earl Liederman

If the movements were done with max intensity which produced muscle growth,I don't see how it could be performed daily - as he suggests - without overtraining.
Forum: Living Strength 12-14-2012, 08:48 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,036
Posted By firefox
FMTs and a sculpted pysique

According to John Mcsweeney - as he demonstrates in his self-defense You Tube video - all one needs to do are the Tiger Moves and walking. He advocates not doing pull-ups and sit-ups,and running,...
Forum: Gordon Anderson on Current Events 09-27-2012, 04:02 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,138
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Tax fairness

This has been my pet-peeve for years. No candidates or congressmen are talking seriously about,or taking any action for tax reform - namely,the flat tax or consumption tax - a very simple and...
Forum: Living Strength 09-01-2012, 08:54 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,426
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Push ups - advice

Simply put;you're OVERTRAINING. That much volume 6 days a week is overtaxing your nervous system and immune system - you're systemically overtrained. You're body's systems are not given enough time...
Forum: Living Strength 01-10-2012, 09:53 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,261
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Almost Unbelievable

I was so pleasantly amazed at that articl!. Coincidence? I don't know.I mean maybee one statistic - but 2 in the same game: 316 yds total passing and 31.6 average yds per pass. That's deeply thought...
Forum: Living Strength 12-29-2011, 09:25 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,959
Posted By firefox
Negative Pull-ups

Hi Michael,

Good work on your pull-up routine. According to studies in exercise science - as far as I know- the eccentric or negative phase of the exercise actually builds more strenth than the ...
Forum: Living Strength 12-13-2011, 08:25 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,879
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The consensus in the bodybuilding world is that...

The consensus in the bodybuilding world is that rowing builds lat thickness and pull-ups for lat width;so,you should do them both for a more well rounded developement. Don't forget shrugs for the...
Forum: Living Strength 11-08-2011, 08:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,809
Posted By firefox
Are you doing push-ups daily;and,are you pushing...

Are you doing push-ups daily;and,are you pushing to failure? If so,you probably are not allowing enough recuperation time.Take a 3 or 4 days off then try just 3 times a week;but,don't go to failure.
Forum: Living Strength 10-29-2011, 01:44 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,557
Posted By firefox
Power Flex and Workout Frequency

John,

In Mike Marvel's Dynaflex course he strongly suggests performing the exercises daily;and,in your book, "Isometric Revolution",in the section on Power Flex - which is Mike Marvel's exercises...
Forum: Living Strength 10-16-2011, 09:20 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,276
Posted By firefox
Atlas Push-ups progress

Hey Sully,

It sounds like you're pushing yourself too hard to fast. Muscles need to be coaxed,not forced. The Pyramid system is a good method to making progress; but,if the muscles haven't...
Forum: Gordon Anderson on Current Events 09-28-2011, 07:17 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,068
Posted By firefox
Tax Reform

All of the continuous complaining by the Liberal Democrats about the tax loopholes of the wealthy. Well,all they have to do is enact legislation for a flat tax or consumption tax system and all...
Forum: Living Strength 09-01-2011, 07:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,917
Posted By firefox
DVR vs VRT Which is More Effective?

I too was confused when I first came accross these systems of excercise. In PYTP John says to perform the DVRs with tension in both directions wheras Gregg Mangan says tension in one direction only -...
Forum: Living Strength 08-10-2011, 09:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,784
Posted By firefox
Ultra Tension Isos

I doubt that you would reap additional benefit from performing iso contractions at 7 different angles instead of 3. According to studies there is a 15% - 20% carryover on both sides of the angle of...
Forum: Gordon Anderson on Current Events 06-01-2011, 07:12 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,034
Posted By firefox
Republicans Want Obama Re-elected

Yes,it does seem like the Republicans aren't really serious about winning in 2012. The true conservative Republican Party that Reagan led in the 80s is now defunct. The Republicans of...
Forum: Transformetrics Body Building Gallery 05-29-2011, 12:56 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 23,936
Posted By firefox
DYNAFLEX Revisited

I just rvisited the DYNAFLEX course by Mike Marvel. I first came accross this course in the late 60s.I was in my early 20s at the time. I performed it religiously for about 3 weeks.I didn't think...
Forum: Living Strength 05-05-2011, 03:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,391
Posted By firefox
Tensing the Antagonist

Maybee i'm missing something here;but, there is no tension on the antagonist when performing DVR / VRT, unless it's a stabilizor. When doing a curl,for instance,all of the intended tension is on the...
Forum: Living Strength 04-18-2011, 07:31 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,756
Posted By firefox
Pull-Ups vs. the Real Thing

I'd have to say that the real hting - pull-ups on the bar - are superior to the DVR simulation. For one thing, the muscles being worked with DVRs don't get the concentric or negative work,that they...
Forum: Living Strength 04-14-2011, 05:47 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,361
Posted By firefox
Known to many in the runners' world as shin...

Known to many in the runners' world as shin splints,which is caused by inflammation of the tibialis anterior muscle - the muscle which runs along the outside of the tibia (shin bone). It's usually...
Forum: Gordon Anderson on Current Events 03-22-2011, 07:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,927
Posted By firefox
Crashing the US Economy

I do believe that there is a movement to establish a socialist government; but,if they collapse the economy,there won't be any wealth to redistribute; and, there will be chaos. On the other hand,I...
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