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Forum: General diet questions 04-29-2010, 09:00 AM
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Posted By chevyex
Thanks for the reply. I guess that's what I'm...

Thanks for the reply. I guess that's what I'm wondering, if I have a body type that just doesn't agree with going 14-16 hours without food. There's no particular reason to think I'm all that...
Forum: General diet questions 04-29-2010, 07:21 AM
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Views: 530,093
Posted By chevyex
So I've been doing IF for 3-4 weeks now, eating...

So I've been doing IF for 3-4 weeks now, eating 1st meal by noon or 1 pm, last one by 8 or 9pm. No particular goal of fat loss, just wanting to see how I'd feel, how I might find the convenience of...
Forum: Rapid Fat Loss Handbook 03-05-2010, 02:05 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,345
Posted By chevyex
+1 on this. Try a more precise bulk. Know your...

+1 on this.

Try a more precise bulk. Know your calorie surplus specifically each week. And be willing to bulk longer, knowing some fat gain is inevitable.
Forum: Rapid Fat Loss Handbook 03-05-2010, 01:23 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 4,345
Posted By chevyex
So you only bulk for 3 weeks at a time? How much...

So you only bulk for 3 weeks at a time? How much weight do you put on during that time?

Did you get any stronger over the last 5 mos?
Forum: General training questions 03-04-2010, 05:23 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,858
Posted By chevyex
Do you not like this machine?

Do you not like this machine?
Forum: Rapid Fat Loss Handbook 03-04-2010, 10:02 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 19,043
Posted By chevyex
Thank-you for that. Just for clarity, and for...

Thank-you for that. Just for clarity, and for the sake of this thread, Lyle states in the book (p.47 & p.48) to allow for 'a few' grams of carbs or fat per serving of protein, meaning a typical 3 oz...
Forum: Rapid Fat Loss Handbook 03-04-2010, 06:01 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 19,043
Posted By chevyex
The box that my chicken breast comes in says it...

The box that my chicken breast comes in says it contains only 1g of fat per breast, so this may be very true. For simplicity, I've always went with Fitday.



LOL, I'm Canadian. And the lean beef...
Forum: Rapid Fat Loss Handbook 03-03-2010, 07:13 PM
Replies: 90
Views: 19,043
Posted By chevyex
The fact is that protein powders weren't meant...

The fact is that protein powders weren't meant to provide the bulk of the daily protein needs, just used sparingly (p.49). And Lyle recommends variety in finding food choices. So just egg whites...
Forum: General training questions 08-15-2009, 10:13 AM
Replies: 379
Views: 217,493
Posted By chevyex
I shudder to think what a general program is to...

I shudder to think what a general program is to you, if 8 more sets is 'cutting back', after doing 8 for triceps specialization. You haven't even mentioned any pulling ex yet. Maybe you need to...
Forum: General training questions 08-15-2009, 07:51 AM
Replies: 379
Views: 217,493
Posted By chevyex
This is what I quoted originally, post #20, and I...

This is what I quoted originally, post #20, and I was curious as to why, that's all. You're specialization cycle says to start with a heavy tension, compound movement. I was never trying to make a...
Forum: General training questions 08-15-2009, 07:36 AM
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Views: 217,493
Posted By chevyex
I read the thread, a few times. And I came ...

I read the thread, a few times. And I came across a quote that I wanted clarification about.


If what I'm suggesting for a specialization is too much, how is this better? Another 8 sets around...
Forum: General training questions 08-14-2009, 03:28 PM
Replies: 379
Views: 217,493
Posted By chevyex
I probably could have phrased it better. I was...

I probably could have phrased it better.

I was wondering first why you thought a compound movement like chest press wasn't optimal for triceps.

Then I wondered 'aloud' if chest and triceps could...
Forum: Logging your progress 08-14-2009, 03:19 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,743
Posted By chevyex
Was a great workout today, the 15's are getting...

Was a great workout today, the 15's are getting heavy (ha!), and I'm seeing signs of grinding out the reps. I never know if I'm getting too close to failure, and should stop, or I should suck it up...
Forum: General training questions 08-13-2009, 05:42 PM
Replies: 379
Views: 217,493
Posted By chevyex
I'm curious as to why you have found this. My...

I'm curious as to why you have found this. My thought for a future specialization was to combine chest with triceps, it seems to make sense:
Chest press 4x6
Pec dec 2x10-12
Triceps extensions...
Forum: Logging your progress 08-13-2009, 02:21 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,743
Posted By chevyex
So for interest's sake, I thought I would look...

So for interest's sake, I thought I would look weekly at my average calories and macros. It's only been 5 days, but here goes:

Daily average Calories - 3800
Protein - 280g, 30%
Carbs - 180g,...
Forum: Logging your progress 08-11-2009, 03:09 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,743
Posted By chevyex
Just finished my second HST workout. Went pretty...

Just finished my second HST workout. Went pretty well.

HST was a good choice to start this cycle with, partly because it was going to be light weights, embarassingly so. I've struggled to be...
Forum: Logging your progress 08-11-2009, 02:27 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,743
Posted By chevyex
Actually, my arms grew 3/8" in early spring from...

Actually, my arms grew 3/8" in early spring from a creatine cycle of about 8 weeks. I also gained almost 10 lbs. But back then I loaded first with 20g a day for 5 or 7 days, and remember feeling...
Forum: Logging your progress 08-11-2009, 10:30 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,743
Posted By chevyex
Sorry Epic, I missed your post. I am 6' 1".

Sorry Epic, I missed your post. I am 6' 1".
Forum: Logging your progress 08-11-2009, 06:29 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,743
Posted By chevyex
My eating plan is as follows: Maintenance for me...

My eating plan is as follows:

Maintenance for me is somewhere between 3300-3600 calories. So I'm starting off this week around 3700 per day. Next week too, monitoring BWT, and starting...
Forum: Logging your progress 08-10-2009, 03:09 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,743
Posted By chevyex
I measure the distance from my anterior hip to my...

I measure the distance from my anterior hip to my patella, split the difference, and place the caliper there. Every time I do this. How do you caliper the thigh? And is 27mm high for my est BF%,...
Forum: Logging your progress 08-10-2009, 02:27 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,743
Posted By chevyex
So here are some starting msmts: BWT - 215...

So here are some starting msmts:

BWT - 215 lbs
est BF % - 15%

Right Arm - 15 3/8"
Left Arm - 15 7/8"
Right Thigh - 27 1/4"
Right Calf - 16 1/2"
Waist - 38"
Forum: Logging your progress 08-10-2009, 02:04 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,743
Posted By chevyex
What kind of growth did you see? Was it beginner...

What kind of growth did you see? Was it beginner growth? It's interesting that it wasn't triceps work, isn't the triceps 2/3 of the arm measurement?
Forum: Logging your progress 08-10-2009, 10:23 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,743
Posted By chevyex
Flexed or relaxed?

Flexed or relaxed?
Forum: Logging your progress 08-10-2009, 10:17 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,743
Posted By chevyex
Quest for a 16" Arm

Actually, I'm after a 16.5" Right arm. Lean and measured cold. Not too much to ask for.

I've certainly been lurking here long enough, lots of great info. I thought I'd log my own progress, and...
Forum: Articles on the Main Site 07-28-2009, 07:50 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 29,551
Posted By chevyex
I read that paragraph, and maybe we're talking...

I read that paragraph, and maybe we're talking about the same thing, but it seems to me the advantage of a 2nd class lever is having the weight between the fulcrum and point of effort, so relatively...
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