Recent Posts by William H.

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34 Posts
May 24, 2013 8:29pm
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Motivation & Support / I suck at weight training. And I'm embarrassed to try at the gym. ?

No one should ever be too embarrassed or insecure to go to the gym. Everyone at the gym started somewhere, if it was a string bean or a donut it doesn't matter! You don't have to be great to start but you have to start to be great, remember that! Plus you're smoking hot with tattoos and guys would only beg to help you lift
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34 Posts
Mar 26, 2013 4:25pm
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Weight Loss / How to shred side fat (love handles) ????

Let me add to this, if you are cutting for a competition replacing high carb complexs that are also high in glucose and fat and other things with vegetables is not a bad idea. Like white bread, i eat white bread immediately after a work out for carbs but if I was cutting I might substitute for kale. But to replace all carbs with vegetables is a bad idea, you'd be ignoring major parts of the food guide if you were cutting out all carbs that aren't vegetables. 
A) I don't believe anyone on this site is competing 
B) not all vegetables are high in carbs; kale spinach dark greens and green beans would be your best bet. Celery, lettuce even cucumbers are mostly water and you'd need to eat your body weight worth to get anything from them. 
I don't realize when reading threads not everyone is looking at the same physical goals as I am and I was told by my buddy/personal trainer that if I wanted to "cut", for 2-3 weeks I should lower my calories to 4000-5000 a day and replace most of my carbs with vegetables. Note the short time frame, you don't want to be doing that for any extension of time that you don't have to be. Last words, if you're losing weight do it healthily and don't ignore the Canadian food guide. 

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34 Posts
Mar 26, 2013 3:40pm
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Weight Loss / How to shred side fat (love handles) ????

Yes consuming 1200 calories a day is amazing for you.....NOT! Know how to get into shape you god damn well work at it, it takes months of hard work and dedication, or you can starve yourself like a little child and become a feeble weak hunk of crap. I literally have to go have a 1000 calorie shake after reading that someone only eats vegetables for carbs. Jesus Christ people. Include new lower back exercises to your work out also toss in hip raises and side crunches everyother day or when you do abbs. You don't have to listen to me but don't starve yourself bro, if anything double your calorie intake and work out twice as hard. Cheat your workout is only cheating yourself
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34 Posts
Mar 26, 2013 2:43pm
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Workouts and Programs / Hurting Calves

I'm gonna take a wild guess and say the burn fat workout had a lot of jumping and standing and kneeling and then standing and jumping and all the crap like most fat burners do. The stress caused by jumping on your calves is actually great for them in moderation. You probably just over did it, do light walking to warm up or even just laying in and out where you bring your knees to your chest then extend your legs out, just to warm up. Then stretch and massage your calves. Calves are twitch muscles and heal fast you should be fine in a couple days, always remember to stretch. For abbs do the P90x abb ripper on here. It's what I started off on. While doing it if you need a break just pause the work out take 15 seconds and try again, repeat this until you complete the workout. Cheating your workout is only cheating yourself
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34 Posts
Mar 26, 2013 2:38pm
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Weight Loss / Is it better to workout first, or run?

Ameer has got it right. Running before an excersise seems like a great idea but you only need to warm up then stretch before a workout. Over exertion previous to lifting will make for a crappy work out
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34 Posts
Mar 26, 2013 2:31pm
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Welcome Wagon / Workout schedules ...

12-14 hours a week, 3 hours a day, Monday Tuesday Thursday Friday. Sunday abbs and Muai Thai ranging from an hour-two hours. Rest days are key, your muscles need to rebuild. I do/did legs on Friday and four days later I'm still hurtin.
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34 Posts
Mar 18, 2013 5:14pm
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Welcome Wagon / Toning? Or weight loss?

Diets are unhealthy. Follow the Canadian food guide and eat healthily. You should start doing home excersise to begin working out, eventually moving to a gym and using weights and machines. Losing weight is great if you're obese which you are not, toning is adding muscle and losing fat but muscle ways more than fat so you may end up weighing more but looking amazing. Running is a good start to excersising, it's easy and fun if you have the right mind set to be healthy! If anything increase your calorie amount because you need the extra calories when you're excersising. You can start with excersises on here but If I were you I'd check out bodybuilding.com and they can help you find a program to suit your exact goal. It takes time patience and dedication, but being healthy never looked so good!!!
18 Mar
Thank you! You've helped me the most! Thanks for the info :) and I've been wanting to go to the gym but its to expensive right now.
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34 Posts
Mar 17, 2013 2:06pm
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Body Building / Bulking and cutting

Joe stopinnis 12 week short cut to size is what you need. It has a diet guide work out guide and schedule, the whole nine yards that you can print out. I'm not "big" by any means but I was 135 pounds in September and now am floating around 160-165 and I'm 7-9% body fat. 30 pounds in 6 months is huge muscle growth, if you're bulking double or triple your calorie intake and take in double your weight worth of protein on days you work out and roughly the same on rest days. Although its be nice to be super cut it is hard to be gaining muscle and not have some residual fat gain. This can be taken care of with anabolic training, meaning timed cardio. So you start your run with the first two-three mins fast walking to warm up, then sprint till you're heart rate is peaked, once peaked or you feel as though it is walk till heart rate is normal and repeat. This will burn fat but not over work muscles so that you lose size. You NEED rest days especially if your training to bulk, you over work a muscle it doesn't grow, it may tighten and strength will increase but it will not grow, a change in excersise and weight is needed. The best option 100% is bodybuilding.com Joe Stopinnis 12 week short cut to size. Most of the things I know about chemical compounds, how your body reacts to foods, chemical, amino acids and vitamins and how muscles grow I learned from bodybuilding.com and Joe stopinni. Check it out its worth the time.
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34 Posts
Mar 17, 2013 1:42pm
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Weight Loss / 100 squats a day for 30 days, who's with me?

Omgggggg. I don't understand how people just listen to threads and don't look anything up for themselves. You NEED rest days especially for legs! Legs should be a once or twice a week thing. People doing this will definitely not see the results they would see if they were doing it properly with weights and increasing weight each week and decreasing reps! But yea go ahead and do 100 probably improper squats with absolutely no weight and proclaim to everyone you know that you "go hard". Know what it takes to be a proffessional on this site? 12.99 for a year subscription!!! It doesn't mean their a pro! Know what it takes to be a pro in reality, results. Know what would be better for you people who are trying to tone!?!?! Instead of squats go for a run! Cus you sure aren't going to be growing muscles on your legs when squating everyday with no rest and no weight and no change to weight or excersise. You're really just burning fat which to some may seem promising but it's not. You want to tighten up do HIIT 100's which is high intesity interval training. Even in HIIT 100's you get one rest day a week and at least 48 hours of rest between each muscle which is the recommended amount of time before re-excersising a muscle. Don't be a god damn sheep and follow threads from people who you can obviously see have had hardly any or no results, if anything look up a workout guide from bodybuilding.com and follow it. Follow real proffesionals who get amazing results. 
P.s. YOU NEED REST DAYS!
17 Mar
I can't speak for others but I use these threads as motivation. A kind of we're in the same fox hole that gets me to finish said challenge which once I'm kick started I continue with other workout. You tell people the "proper" way to do squat workouts but are neglecting the fact many here don't have equipment or are limited in what they have on hand. While this method may or may not be best it is preferable to doing nothing. Finally you may get more converts if you take a less hostile approach. We "sheep" are funny that...
21 Mar
Same here, I also follow a diet & do have rest days I usually have one every 2 days n do the same with weights, I use them every other day.. Because we have bought the app I'm not considering myself to be a pro. So please don't be assuming!!
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34 Posts
Mar 15, 2013 7:19pm
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Challenges / 100 Sit Ups a day for 30 Days..:))

Although abbs and calves are twitch muscles and don't "need" a rest day they should get them. Keeping your muscles confused is also a crucial part of muscle growth and so is rest. This thread has neither. A better challenge would be every other day do 300 sit ups; 5 sets of 30 reps for both reverse crunches and crunches in a super set (one set done of an excersise and the next set of the other excersise right after with no rest). After the first week substitute crunches with in and outs and reverse crunches with leg raises and switch back the week after. I'm sure some people aren't getting the results they want from this challenge, you need rest days. Don't believe me? Go on bodybuilding.com and start looking around, joe stopinnis short cut to size is a perfect example of excersise and proper rest days. Don't hurt yourselves over a six pack, it takes time and patience, rushing it will only be disappointing. I apologize for the rambling I just read that people are still in pain from the day before and continuing to do more abb excersise and you will hurt yourself.  Time, patience and dedication
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34 Posts
Feb 8, 2013 3:03pm
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Welcome Wagon / Has there been an update? Music issues?!?

Works fine today. Super frustrating last night when the music would stop instead of lowering the volume whenever the trainer started speaking. Don't know what was up but thankful it's back to normal
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34 Posts
Feb 8, 2013 12:11am
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Welcome Wagon / Has there been an update? Music issues?!?

While starting my workout I put on my music then put on work out trainer and it has always worked. Now, today for some reason when ever the trainer talks or skips to the next work out my music pauses. Anyone else having this problem?
Just want to let workout trainer know that I sure as shit am not using this app with out music! Super disappointed right now
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34 Posts
Jan 27, 2013 3:59pm
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Weight Loss / Soup Diet

Extreme amounts of gluten and sodium in soups. Not good for you is my rating. Want to lose weight? Do two work outs a day from here and consume 2000 (at least!) calories a day of good food, proteins like nuts and white meats, eat lots of veggies and fruit. Its a terrible thing to see people starve themselves of good nutrition and vitamins to lose weight. You need to eat regular food and veggies that aren't covered in broths that have 250 mg of sodium and exercise regularly. No diet except for the Canadian food guide is a good diet.
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34 Posts
Jan 27, 2013 3:05pm
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Diet & Nutrition / Energy Drinks

If you're lacking energy in your life get one a day vitamins, you're probably lacking some vitamin intake. I wouldn't suggest energy drinks of any kind to anyone, sugarless often means there is aspartame which if you look up is awful for you in so many ways. Then normal energy drinks are packed with an abundance of caffeine, sugar, sodium, and some times taurine, you don't want that much of any of that crap. You may feel "energized" for a short time but you'll feel the same or worse then you did before shortly after that "energy high" .  Stick with juices and water. The healthier you are the healthier you'll feel, energy drinks=not healthy
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34 Posts
Jan 27, 2013 2:52pm
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Welcome Wagon / How do you resist junk food:/

Gelatin is a bi-product of animal cartilage. When you eat gummy bears think of pig hooves. The fermentation process of cocoa beans for chocolate brings in insects and are often collected with the beans eventually ending up in the chocolate bar. All in all just remind yourself too much of anything is a bad thing but most things are fine in moderation. I occasionally have Oreos cus that's my shit, but I keep it to weekends.
27 Jan
You just ruined any chance of me eating gummy bears lol. I know what's in hit but I just saw little hooves prancing around and now I'm like Ewww! Thank you for saving me calories :)
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34 Posts
Jan 21, 2013 3:20pm
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Motivation & Support / Best Websites?

Kyle Y. Knows his stuff. I use bodybuilding.com religiously
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34 Posts
Jan 21, 2013 3:18pm
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Welcome Wagon / Private profile

I follow people for two reasons, they're more experienced when it comes to dieting, bodybuilding or supplements than I OR they do similar workouts or have the same workout plan in mind. Keep your profile set to private, the social media aspect of this app is just to get advice, if you're really not going to work out without having an Internet buddy to support you then get a personal trainer because those kind of ppl obviously need a lot of extra motivation. I didn't have any followers till probably 2 months in, you gotta do it for yourself, the recognition will come after!
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34 Posts
Jan 21, 2013 3:01pm
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Motivation & Support / Do you drink away your results?

I don't drink at all, being on creatine and drinking is a definite no-no. Your clients won't see results fast that is for sure. Tell them if they are going to drink keep it clear and with as little mix as possible. Probably white tequila is your best option, get some vitamin c, excessive amount of sodium but hardly any calories from the alcohol. Hopefully they just puke it up anyways
21 Jan
That's normally what I tell them, it's usually the females that have trouble not drinking in my experience! But there usually the one's that work the hardest in our sessions lol so I don't understand what there problem is. Maybe I'll charge them more if they drink, I bet that will work
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34 Posts
Jan 10, 2013 12:38am
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Body Building / Please help.

I really dont think thats possible, it's only taken me 120+ days of working out almost everyday to get to where I am and I don't even have a six pack, I've got 4, maybe. A six pack literally takes hard work and dedication. Do the abb ripper P90x on here for starters and toss in 3 sets of 10-20 reverse crunches/hip raises at the end with no more than 20 seconds between sets. Get jacked and good luck
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34 Posts
Jan 9, 2013 5:29pm
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Body Building / Creatine: your thoughts?

There is new hcl creatine that you supposedly don't have to cycle and I've taken purple k a few times which you supposedly don't have to cycle but I always do. I do 2 - 3 months on one month off, I do the same for my C4 pre which contains 1 g of creatine and 1.5 beta alanine, on it 2-3 months then off for a month
09 Jan
Yes my name is d.young and im very intercsted in your wonk out plan can you pleare train me my address 815 e 153 apt 5f my number 1971-631-3591
10 Jan
For some reason I can't see people's full replies so ill just post this. I don't use this app at all anymore to be honest, maybe if I was a member and could create more work outs but my gym membership is 10$ a month and I don't need to spend anymore. I use bodybuilding.com for all my work out needs, supplements are cheaper then gnc on there even with the shipping and handling. They suggest cycling creatine except for this HCL stuff. I agree with needing to cycle, creatine does effect your liver and should be used to the...
10 Jan
Hey William, look me up on BB.com my body space account is casdav its a free acount. And Jim Stoppani has some great programs.
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34 Posts
Nov 27, 2012 8:25pm
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Motivation & Support / Who is up for a CHALLENGE!!!

I'm 145lbs standing at 5'10" I want to put on at least 5 pounds of muscle by jan first.
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34 Posts
Nov 26, 2012 11:01pm
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Men's Locker Room / A great time to work out if your weed smoker

I got you here man, I legitimately SWED. I work out between 11am-5pm depending on my schedule. I don't smoke cigarettes or weed before a work out. I hear both actually slow the function of amino acids. So if I finish at 5pm my first toke won't be till 7 even 8. Still hitting great results while smoking at least a g a day. 100% right, you smoke before a work your lucky to get 3 sets of anything in, wait till your done your work out to burn.
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34 Posts
Nov 24, 2012 10:50pm
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Body Building / Creatine: your thoughts?

So I'm trying to bulk up. I'm on day 70-80 or something of solid routine working out including using gainers and pre work outs. I just picked up an amplified gainer (GNC's house brand gainer) and It has 3grams of creatine. I'm worried if I start taking purple k which is 1500 mg with the two pills your suppose to take and the 1000mg of creatine in my c4 pre work out ill be over doing it with the creatine. Purple k supposedly does not need to be cycled but the gainer and the pre both do. Should I drop the pre work out and take the purple k? Or just work through the 30 servings of c4 and wait to take the purple k? Or is taking everything ok? All my supplements are in the last picture I took. Please help, I don't want to be hurt my body by over doing creatine
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34 Posts
Nov 23, 2012 8:39pm
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Motivation & Support / What is the best workout advice you've been given?

Giving up is only failing yourself. Using proper form is more important than the amount of weight you're using
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34 Posts
Nov 18, 2012 7:42pm
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Motivation & Support / Should i eat before or after i workout?

Agreeing with Julie and Alan, I also eat an hour or so before working out. I usually have breakfast and a half protien shake. you need to eat after to give your muscles the protien they are needing. I do half protien shake before (an hour or so before workout) then a full shake within an hour after working out. Seems to work for me but I'm no pro :)