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  • Bouldering/rock climbing
  • Body-weight based exercise
  • Yoga
  • Front Squats

Sep
24
awarded  Autobiographer
Apr
9
comment Is it possible to “tone” up your muscles?
No, I'm not. You're a poo-poo hurtful mouth.
Jul
19
comment Noticing a Lack of Iron In My Diet
I have added 2 fried eggs daily since hitting a more bulking-esque phase. So about 7-10 eggs daily, 2 with yolk.
Jul
17
comment Noticing a Lack of Iron In My Diet
Thanks for the input. I don't really understand what the percentage represents, but your brief but informative answer has given me the basic knowledge I need approach my iron considerations in the future.
Jul
17
accepted Noticing a Lack of Iron In My Diet
Jul
17
comment Noticing a Lack of Iron In My Diet
I don't know. The program just gives me a percentage and it was always below 100%. Protein comes from whey, chicken and egg whites.
Jul
11
asked Noticing a Lack of Iron In My Diet
Jun
20
awarded  Yearling
Apr
4
comment Should you not work out within an hour of waking up?
About 'warming-up': stretching before any exercise can increase the risk of injury, but dynamic and limited motions like jumping jacks are harmless.
Apr
3
comment What exercises can I do to recover my left hand's grip strength?
More on the tennis elbow: I was getting it super-bad while bouldering and was only able to alleviate it by doing these types of exercises and focusing on the concentric motion. The problem seems to stem from the inabalance of muscle strength between the concentric and eccentric motions, and most common exercise and exertion of the forearms focus on the eccentric motions of the outer muscle group (the other side from where the big bulge forms when bending your wrist downwards when holding your arm out straight)
Apr
3
answered What exercises can I do to recover my left hand's grip strength?
Apr
3
comment What exercises can I do to recover my left hand's grip strength?
This is extra-goodness for anyone with tennis elbow (focus on the motion where you twist backwards); I personally prefer devices that have you wind-up a rope with a weight attached, like this dickssportinggoods.com/product/…, but the suggested device is nice alternative because of its portability.
Apr
3
comment Should I take days off from working out - regardless of what my workout schedule is?
Nor does it equal 4 sets of heavy lifting squats. High intensity is something most of us can't mentally achieve on a regular basis. I had high intensity days where I'd throw up during my lifts but those aren't sustainable: on the other hand lifting everyday is.
Apr
3
comment Should I take days off from working out - regardless of what my workout schedule is?
That's actually not what he is saying. High intensity is something I rarely see anyone in the gym achieve. High intensity != 10 sets of bicep curls with a heart rate steadily at 120 during the sets
Apr
2
revised Should I take days off from working out - regardless of what my workout schedule is?
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Apr
2
comment Should I take days off from working out - regardless of what my workout schedule is?
Here's another trainer saying what I am saying: ivillage.com/11-exercise-myths-busted/… (number 9)
Mar
30
comment How can I stop sweaty hands?
Rock climber here: even just talking about this makes my palms sweat. If you just started noticing the sweaty hands since rock climbing, I wouldn't worry about it. Most my rock climbing friends have similar issues.
Mar
30
revised Pros and Cons of the Tunturi R25 Magnetic Rowing Machine
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Mar
30
comment Pros and Cons of the Tunturi R25 Magnetic Rowing Machine
The only thing that matters to you it seems is getting higher resistance. My experience with magnetic rowers has been ususally disappointing, and I would wonder exactly how much one would cost that would provide the type of resistance you are looking for. You should really try a more specific forum, maybe look for a rowing-related google group or something.
Mar
29
comment Pros and Cons of the Tunturi R25 Magnetic Rowing Machine
Well thank you question quality arbiters. In the future, before I submit an answer I'll run it by both of you to validate its quality.