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Forum: The Protein Book 03-18-2013, 09:21 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 8,626
Posted By TorqueGTR04
At your age you will probably pack on tons of...

At your age you will probably pack on tons of muscle when you start working out. Your hormones are probably starting to spike right now to the point that you'll gain a lot of muscle, quick. Not to...
Forum: UD 2.0 03-06-2013, 10:16 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 941
Posted By TorqueGTR04
I think Saturday is finishing out the carb load...

I think Saturday is finishing out the carb load (the way most people run this, with power workout on Saturday), so probably still good to keep fats on the lower end and carbs a little higher.

I...
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussion 01-07-2013, 02:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,824
Posted By TorqueGTR04
Comparison to evening test

I know this is a bit of a dead thread at this point, but figured I would follow up for interested parties.

My original question has now been answered, which is "how much does T drop throughout the...
Forum: Articles on the Main Site 12-26-2012, 02:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 11,364
Posted By TorqueGTR04
Very enjoyable program. High rep squatting's not...

Very enjoyable program. High rep squatting's not easy but if you have a solid strength foundation you will be surprised how quickly you adapt to repping 185-225 for very long, high rep sets.

The...
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussion 11-29-2012, 08:55 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,824
Posted By TorqueGTR04
What would help my bench press the most is...

What would help my bench press the most is throwing in the towel and going on roids. I believe I've already expressed no desire to do that.

Why can I not ask a question about hormonal fluctuation...
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussion 11-28-2012, 01:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,824
Posted By TorqueGTR04
Free was 72. (Range = 40 to 240 or something like...

Free was 72. (Range = 40 to 240 or something like that)

Ratio I believe was 2.4 which was middle of the range. I don't think I aromatize too much of my total
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussion 11-23-2012, 12:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,824
Posted By TorqueGTR04
You did see my test results, correct? For a 22...

You did see my test results, correct?

For a 22 year old that's low (309??), regardless of my strength. Honestly the problems I'm referring to aren't strength related, it's libido. It's taken a crash...
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussion 11-23-2012, 12:08 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,824
Posted By TorqueGTR04
I actually have no desire for that. Really just...

I actually have no desire for that. Really just looking for knowledgeable people that can help answer my questions as this is an issue I've been dealing with in recent months and it only seems to be...
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussion 11-23-2012, 11:01 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,824
Posted By TorqueGTR04
Daily Testosterone Variation

Is anyone here familiar with how much testosterone typically drops throughout the span of a day? I've been getting some bloodwork done recently and had an alarming difference from my tests 8 months...
Forum: Articles on the Main Site 11-07-2012, 08:38 AM
Replies: 191
Views: 67,318
Posted By TorqueGTR04
Strength Max

So, taking into account these maximum genetic limits for size - is there any correlation to maximum strength? Has this been studied?

I realize there has to be a limit at some point - a 150 pound guy...
Forum: The Ketogenic Diet 10-26-2012, 10:20 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,848
Posted By TorqueGTR04
Ahh I was under the impression that TKD's didn't...

Ahh I was under the impression that TKD's didn't have carbs around workouts. Thought it was practically none at all times, like RFL style. My mistake!

In that case, I think the liquid carbs would be...
Forum: The Ketogenic Diet 10-26-2012, 09:40 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 6,848
Posted By TorqueGTR04
What exactly are you asking? With a true TKD you...

What exactly are you asking?

With a true TKD you wouldn't be using post workout carbs. Because it's a total ketogenic diet, means you will basically be doing as little carbs as possible at all...
Forum: The Ketogenic Diet 10-03-2012, 10:39 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,753
Posted By TorqueGTR04
Guess it could work...maybe. What days are you...

Guess it could work...maybe. What days are you planning to spend in ketosis/low carb? And when are you doing higher carb?

Probably your best bet would be to do some kind of carb cycling with high...
Forum: UD 2.0 10-03-2012, 08:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,646
Posted By TorqueGTR04
An easy way that I find for keeping under 50g of...

An easy way that I find for keeping under 50g of carbs for the day (I actually shoot for as low carb as possible and add in some extra protein to hit my calories)...is to eat just veggies as your...
Forum: UD 2.0 09-19-2012, 01:33 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 762
Posted By TorqueGTR04
To quote the great Lyle McD...Don't diet while...

To quote the great Lyle McD...Don't diet while injured. Your body needs the extra calories to heal itself and eating at a 50% deficit won't help. At least give it a few weeks to improve before going...
Forum: UD 2.0 09-12-2012, 01:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,267
Posted By TorqueGTR04
Every Morning

I like to weigh myself every morning actually. Might be a bit much for some but I take a 7 day average and look at how the trend is changing.

I also will look from week to week and see how my...
Forum: UD 2.0 03-22-2012, 11:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,395
Posted By TorqueGTR04
Don't do any exercise on the carb load day. If...

Don't do any exercise on the carb load day. If that's friday for you, just rest and eat. Ab workouts will deplete glycogen and your goal should be to load up on glycogen through the...
Forum: UD 2.0 03-10-2012, 03:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,129
Posted By TorqueGTR04
Ok cool. I was just a little worried. I knew...

Ok cool. I was just a little worried. I knew testosterone would drop by being in a big deficit for 6 weeks and training so hard, but didn't know by how much. I will probably get some more bloods done...
Forum: UD 2.0 03-10-2012, 10:06 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,129
Posted By TorqueGTR04
Low Cholesterol and Test after UD 2.0

Since Lyle likely will know the most about this subject, I'm directing this question to him. But, anyone else is welcome to answer if they have knowledge of it!

I just got some blood tests done (I'm...
Forum: Logging your progress 03-09-2012, 02:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,594
Posted By TorqueGTR04
I've been using 275 for my sets on bench for...

I've been using 275 for my sets on bench for power days. I've used 285 for sets of four before pretty easily but back then I was fat and happy and eating like crazy...haha. I'm still happy for...
Forum: Logging your progress 03-08-2012, 10:08 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,594
Posted By TorqueGTR04
However I really do think that by dropping...

However I really do think that by dropping overall weekly volume and upping my working weights/calories on low carb days I think I will see a big(ger) strength boost, as well as (more) size gains
Forum: Logging your progress 03-08-2012, 10:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,594
Posted By TorqueGTR04
Modest strength gains at best but that's saying a...

Modest strength gains at best but that's saying a lot for me going from close to 16% bodyfat to around 11% in 6 weeks. In the past I have dropped strength across the board when I do chronic calorie...
Forum: Logging your progress 03-08-2012, 05:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,594
Posted By TorqueGTR04
Post UD2 MASS Log

Hey Everyone,

I've been loving the success I've had with the UD2 for fat loss so far. I've dropped over 10 lbs, lost about 4-5% bodyfat, and gained strength (on most exercises) over the last 6...
Forum: UD 2.0 03-08-2012, 04:49 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 17,061
Posted By TorqueGTR04
Bagels for ease and effectiveness Pancakes with...

Bagels for ease and effectiveness

Pancakes with sugar free syrup for enjoyment
Forum: UD 2.0 03-02-2012, 02:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,147
Posted By TorqueGTR04
You should be fine doing fast carbs after your...

You should be fine doing fast carbs after your workout on the power day. That's how I do it and I've been doing great with this diet.

Just do all meals after the post-workout shake with complex carb...
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