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Fella's and I think Stifler will agree, IT'S NOT HOW MUCH YOU LIFT....ITS HOW YOU LIFT IT! Ask Staino, never got him to lift super heavy, but still gained size.

^^ Angina from too many kebabs.

Yeh they all asked when are you going to fix your car 

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Nah no reco stiffy.

Honestly dont know what I did to it. 3 days after playin footy I woke up in pain. 6 weeks later I had 0% improvement. Finally went to docs and got scans. The day I went is when things started improving by themself.

Today I rekkon its already at 80%

0% in 6 weeks then 80% in under 1 week without any treatment? Go figure.

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My cousin was telling me whenever he does bicep curls his forearms hurt, now its to the point where he has to skip biceps altogether. Anyone know whats causing it/ how to fix it? Any tips?

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Nah no reco stiffy.

Honestly dont know what I did to it. 3 days after playin footy I woke up in pain. 6 weeks later I had 0% improvement. Finally went to docs and got scans. The day I went is when things started improving by themself.

Today I rekkon its already at 80%

0% in 6 weeks then 80% in under 1 week without any treatment? Go figure.

Oh no good.. What did the scans say? Prob nothing??? Its good its getting better know though!

Will be heading back to the gym tonight after 4 weeks off.. im going to be fkn sore!!!

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My cousin was telling me whenever he does bicep curls his forearms hurt, now its to the point where he has to skip biceps altogether. Anyone know whats causing it/ how to fix it? Any tips?

This happened to me a few years back, and has happened to alot of guys I know. Cant remember the technical term of what the issue was, will asked the mrs and get back to you. To help with it though, I bought tennis elbow straps which I found helped.

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Weights to heavy

Has happend since day 1, he's gotten good results, but now its getting too unbearable.

This happened to me a few years back, and has happened to alot of guys I know. Cant remember the technical term of what the issue was, will asked the mrs and get back to you. To help with it though, I bought tennis elbow straps which I found helped.

Awesome that would be great. I thought it would be kind of like shin splints? but on your forearm..

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Haha Stifler, you be right mate. Within 2 weeks strength will be back, and within 4 to 6 95% of your size will be back. This is the time you eat BIG, as your body will be starving for calories, and will get huge quick if you eat like a machine. You might find that you will put extra muscle on aswell.

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I always eat like a machine, its part of the reason I got crook! Have to cut back a bit because my liver is shot!! But yeah I know it wont take me long, going to set a goal of 118kg by the end of the year.

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I just cant keep up my food intake to get big like you buggers. I still east a fair bit but only 3-4 solid meals a day.

But in saying that I dont really want to be huge. At 5'10 if I was 85 kgs with 10% body fat I would be thrilled! and look the business too.. I guess that's my goal going forward or what I have been working on since around April.

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Im down to 121kgs.. Think I was around 130-135 before I started to take it seriously.. Aiming to loose another 20kg's whilst still weight training. Currently loosing around 1.5kg a week.

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My cousin was telling me whenever he does bicep curls his forearms hurt, now its to the point where he has to skip biceps altogether. Anyone know whats causing it/ how to fix it? Any tips?

So the mrs said I had Traction apophysitis of the supinator on the radial head. And in english, its basically a tendonitis (possible tear) due to overuse and/or using too heavy weights as Freeze said.

Here's some info;

http://www.livestrong.com/article/545781-forearm-tendonitis-and-barbell-curls/

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I agree with this 100%... The average age at my gym is topping 60 some days and seeing these crazy old bastards lifting heavy weight scares the sh*t out of me lol and you know they aren't eating right or taking any protein as the are as flat as a pancake with very serious beer bellys.

It's hard to know when you're going to heavy though as sometimes if youre not getting a good pump you think its too light. I found that I would always drop weight when I could feel my form getting sloppy.

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100% Pazzo, you will gain a lot more if you concentrate on the movement and squeeze instead of going for world records. But saying that, you don't have to train this way day in day out. Mix it up!!

I dont agree with Wingnut though, when saying its hard to know when you're going to heavy. If your bringing in muscles that shouldn't be in the movement into it its too heavy, if you're struggling with correct form after few reps its too heavy, if you're not using correct form its too heavy. But its hard because most guys don't know what correct form is.

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Wasn't trying to say it in a negative way mate, just trying to help. :)

But for the guys that go to a gym often, it wouldn't go astray to speak to a trainer and get them to show you the correct form.

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Should hit 7kg bf lost tomorrow. Under 10kg to go to make into 125kg powerlifting weight class. Also means the 135kg bench I did on Friday is a pb, not an overall pb but bw% pb.

Deadlifts tomorrow, bring it on!

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Nah mate, I use the rule "If you can't hang onto it it's too heavy"

I do use chalk though and that alone makes a huge difference. Didn't need straps on 240kg, just chalk.

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