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Forum: General training questions 11-18-2010, 11:23 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,928
Posted By Espi
The answer I gave was for someone who can do...

The answer I gave was for someone who can do several pushups and likes them, so these modifications are to give more of a challenge . That's all.

Personally, I think it's awesome that someone can...
Forum: Supplements 11-18-2010, 10:49 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 4,212
Posted By Espi
For BCAA it's definitely worth it to use tabs...

For BCAA it's definitely worth it to use tabs instead. But instead of BCAA powder, maybe try leucine powder.
Or maybe it's the technique that makes ingesting leucine powder fairly painless: turn...
Forum: General training questions 11-18-2010, 10:12 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,928
Posted By Espi
It depends on how many push-ups you are already...

It depends on how many push-ups you are already capable of doing.. sounds like you're good at them, otherwise you'd not say you liked to do them.

Most women can't do proper pushups.. at the moment...
Forum: General training questions 11-18-2010, 10:08 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,066
Posted By Espi
Most of the time the effect (for me) is reduced...

Most of the time the effect (for me) is reduced appetite. Depending on the duration & intensity, this effect will last longer.
The DOH (delayed onset of hunger) which comes a day later (in extreme...
Forum: Logging your progress 11-14-2010, 09:31 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 5,834
Posted By Espi
You're saying what I thought :D Good luck,...

You're saying what I thought :D

Good luck, brothers!
Forum: General training questions 11-12-2010, 10:18 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,598
Posted By Espi
Why not kneeling cable crunches? Those are the...

Why not kneeling cable crunches? Those are the same as standing crunches except you're kneeling.
(this is the first link : http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5nDGiMYmbR0 )

A kneeling crunch is only...
Forum: General training questions 11-12-2010, 10:15 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,939
Posted By Espi
Do you mean "caloric surplus" or being a SHW?...

Do you mean "caloric surplus" or being a SHW?

You could always try EOD (every-other-day) refeeds where you end up eating only slightly over maintenance.
Forum: General training questions 11-12-2010, 03:38 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,939
Posted By Espi
FWIW, it's not so much that being fat makes you...

FWIW, it's not so much that being fat makes you strong but eating (well) over maintenance while training hard, makes you stronger.

See sig.. it's tongue in cheek but quite true IME. Food-a-bol :)
Forum: Supplements 11-12-2010, 03:02 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,190
Posted By Espi
I didn't make that claim for multivitamins but...

I didn't make that claim for multivitamins but for specific supplements and vitamins. Are you telling me dry-form D2 is equal to liquid form D3?
Preference also comes into play and some people shun...
Forum: Supplements 11-12-2010, 02:01 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,190
Posted By Espi
Some are better absorbed as solids, some better...

Some are better absorbed as solids, some better as liquids. It all depends..
Generally liquid form is better, but a lot more expensive, so you'd need to look at how much you're willing to spend for...
Forum: Supplements 11-11-2010, 03:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,644
Posted By Espi
It would all depend on how well it gets absorbed....

It would all depend on how well it gets absorbed. For magnesium, magnesium citrate is among the best and fairly cheap too. Magnesiumoxide is dirt cheap but doesn't get absorbed well.
If absorption...
Forum: General diet questions 11-10-2010, 11:32 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,625
Posted By Espi
Haha.. very funny! Not so much for the OP. Why...

Haha.. very funny! Not so much for the OP.

Why has this forum suddenly become so unhelpful and almost sarcastic?

OTOH MrkyMrk is right too: the function of depletion is going to be negated by...
Forum: General diet questions 11-10-2010, 05:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,451
Posted By Espi
Agreeing with mle_ii. I'm using a non-bloating...

Agreeing with mle_ii.

I'm using a non-bloating creatine myself (CEE) so never had those issues.
If you don't want to go that route, when you start on CM again, just use 2-3 g a day.. the loading...
Forum: General diet questions 11-10-2010, 02:10 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,625
Posted By Espi
Take that sports drink during the workout, that...

Take that sports drink during the workout, that will help you most. Maybe cut the usual amount in half and see how well you can do it on that amount.
The only problem with not adding more carbs back...
Forum: General training questions 11-09-2010, 08:20 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,609
Posted By Espi
So how much truth is there in what I always used...

So how much truth is there in what I always used to say "when you're sore, you're simply not training hard/often enough". Don't exactly recall who said it originally, somehow I think Lyle even wrote...
Forum: General diet questions 11-09-2010, 08:16 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 7,505
Posted By Espi
@ LightCrow : So much pb is ewww.. but I do love...

@ LightCrow : So much pb is ewww.. but I do love me some (peanut) satay sauce ;)

OTOH, nuts, esp. macadamia nuts are the biggest problem when it comes to eating calorie dense foods.


Read the...
Forum: General training questions 11-08-2010, 04:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,595
Posted By Espi
LOL @ tiwas.. but srsly, is that the same type...

LOL @ tiwas.. but srsly, is that the same type that would also work for muscles that are going to atrophy due to disuse?
Forum: General diet questions 11-07-2010, 09:39 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,656
Posted By Espi
LOL , another OCD personality. If I was...

LOL , another OCD personality.

If I was interested in finding the info and still as OCD as I used to be
,

1 I'd search for the nutrition value of skinless vs. salmon with a skin
2 weigh your...
Forum: Miscellaneous Discussion 11-05-2010, 02:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,904
Posted By Espi
It reads like the script of a Halloween movie.

It reads like the script of a Halloween movie.
Forum: Logging your progress 10-31-2010, 10:32 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,973
Posted By Espi
It's just that recovery from illness won't happen...

It's just that recovery from illness won't happen faster when you're severely undereating. But hey, it's your body! ;)
Forum: Logging your progress 10-31-2010, 03:15 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,973
Posted By Espi
A very dumb idea indeed to start RFL when your...

A very dumb idea indeed to start RFL when your body is fighting an infection!
Do you think you are smarter than Lyle?

As for urinary/bladder infections, many had good luck preventing recurrence...
Forum: General diet questions 10-27-2010, 04:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,184
Posted By Espi
That would be like 3-4 metric ounces. A metric...

That would be like 3-4 metric ounces. A metric ounce is 100g.
Still remember my confusion when I ordered an ounce of licorice (of course) during my first visit to the famous market in Philly and got...
Forum: General diet questions 10-27-2010, 07:35 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,184
Posted By Espi
Dunno where you are located at (Norway?) , but in...

Dunno where you are located at (Norway?) , but in the Netherlands they use 'portions' as well and in many old cook books you will find cups too, except that for cups the unit is a 'metric' cup by...
Forum: General diet questions 10-27-2010, 05:23 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,047
Posted By Espi
Or just check out the 'about us' statement:...

Or just check out the 'about us' statement: http://www.ergo-log.com/us.html
Forum: General diet questions 10-26-2010, 02:49 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,047
Posted By Espi
Ergo-log is the translated English version of the...

Ergo-log is the translated English version of the Dutch original.
The site is written by a Dutch journalist , who also writes for the Dutch version of Men's Health and some other fitness magazines....
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