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  1. A

    Leg press - rib pop.

    Last week I was on the leg press on the 4th set getting full ROM at the bottom of the eccentric I felt and heard a huge pop in left ribs right down the bottom end and now my ribs are pretty sore. Doc said it would most likely be muscular. The bloody noise was insane and the pop I felt internally...
  2. L

    Advice on supplement program?

    I am looking at a few different options, just wanted some input. I just hit 51, still work out daily. Looking for I guess a combo of a testosterone boost, with strength and endurance/recovery increase to maintain my regimen. Has anyone tried bdg performance labs, the first thing that came up...
  3. S

    Jack of all trades, master of none.

    I get an hour in the morning to workout and I'd love to get lean, get strong, get fit (as anyone would) but given time, age and recovery, is it actually possible to do all things? I love strength training, I love sprinting, I love long distance running, I love HIIT workouts. Is it possible to...
  4. B

    Fusion+artificial disc

    Getting a fusion on the bottom an double adr at 4/5 lumbar vertebrae in a few weeks. Anyone had it done? Enlighten me with stories of recovery etc
  5. J

    Injuries and recovery - peptides

    Is there anything that can benefit recovery / soreness or is it all just advertising bullshit? I'm on the wrong side of 40 now and really struggling with joint soreness - knees, elbows, shoulders constantly fkn hurt, insides of elbows between elbow and wrist get bullshit sore. Starting to really...
  6. D

    Stronglifts 5x5: how to track progression?

    I've been doing it for 6 months... I can pump out: Squat: 100kg 5 x 5 Bench press: 100kg 5 x 5 Barbell row: 75kg 5 x 5 Overhead press: 50kg 5 x 5 Deadlift: 90kg 5 x 5 My stats are: - 195 cm tall - 140 kg - 29% body fat I have found that deadlift and barbell row are the hardest because my back...
  7. D

    5x5 SL progress & recovery issues.

    Hi anyone on SL 5X5, My first program and I was complaining for 8 weeks the weights were too low. Now its getting too hard at a rapid rate. I have nothing left if I want to try a max lift so I feel I have ended up weaker cos I haven't lifted my heaviest weights in months. Every session starts...
  8. A

    Push/Pull Ancillary Programming?

    Looking for wisdom from the usual suspects on ancillary exercises. I'm running 5/3/1 triumvarate, with quite a few ancillary exercises to choose from. What I'd like to hear is which exercises would complement, or work opposite each major lift muscle group. Brief hx is Stronglifts, then...
  9. Goosey

    Pre-fatigue discussion

    We know what it is. when we do multi joint movements the smaller muscle fatigue before there is any real inroad to fatigue of the larger muscleture in the exercise, hence doing multiple sets. as an example; (primary larger muscle) the press; (triceps) pre fatigue the delt's with a lateral...
  10. M

    Animal Whey Review

    This product REALLY surprised me! I've bought Gold Standard, Iso-100, supertein , and Syntha-6 in the past, but I began to have sensitive stomach towards those products somehow. I decided to try something new and so far I haven't had one bad experience drinking this protein! It mixes...
  11. G

    new mate

    hi folks, I decide to join ausbb for the simple fact of share my opinion and have heaps of others. I live in Sydney, and i've been lifting for 4 years, 2 seriously. Im 6.3ft and 100kg with 7%bodyfat, i find out that i feel better results working out twice per week each muscle maybe with multi...
  12. Goosey

    As you get stronger

    Does the ability to recover increase in proportion to our ability to get stronger (more muscular)? please share your experience, only if you have been working out *continually* for no less than 3 years. i suspect we need to do less overall exercise to continue to even stronger.
  13. B

    June 2015 Newsletter - our latest updates

    This month we're excited to announce all orders over $250 will receive a free 250g pouch of BCAA Recovery! While we stock 5 great flavours (Apple & Raspberry, Lime, Orange, Tropical and Watermelon), the free pouch will be a lucky dip of these, so no flavour requests will be possible. BCAA...
  14. vonfram88

    AFL clears AFL!

    Essendon ASADA investigation: Players not guilty of using banned peptide, AFL Anti-Doping Tribunal finds - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation) Bullshit. What next- they will clear Ben Cousins of having a drug problem? ASADA is correct to be disgusted with the AFL verdict which...
  15. Repacked

    Volume vs Frequency

    There is a school of thought that says that frequency of training is of greater importance than sheer volume e.g. if you do 12 sets for muscle group X once per week you will see a greater benefit doing 6 sets twice per week. I can see the logic in this in regards to being able to increase...
  16. BrisVegasGhost

    Right hand nerve and tendon damage. The road to recovery begins.

    This is the damage bill: Multiple injuries to wrist structure % damaged -FCR 100% -Radial vessels 100% -FPL 100% -Median Nerve 100% -FDS 100% -FDP 60% -APL 100% -PL 100% Four and a half hours of surgery. Was in hospital for 4 days and discharged on Tuesday. My arm is in a splint/sling for the...
  17. A

    Gladiator Gatorade? Ancient Athletes Had A Recovery Drink, Too

    To figure out what ancient warriors ate, the researchers examined the remains of 22 gladiators using stable carbon and nitrogen isotope analysis. The article is a little on the anthropological side, but it is a very good look at ancient nutrition and compares them to modern methods...
  18. A

    Paracetamol won’t reduce lower back pain or speed recovery times says new study

    PARACETAMOL is the pill universally recommended worldwide to treat back pain but it doesn’t speed recovery or reduce the pain a startling new study has found. The first ever placebo controlled study of the drug’s use in lower back pain conducted by Australian researchers is likely to prompt the...
  19. J

    Elbow dislocation - Recovery

    In November of last year I fell from a height, landing (mostly) on my outstretched right arm in an attempt to protect the brain bucket. I dislocated the elbow joint badly and also sustained a small fracture. Despite physio and strictly sticking to the prescribed exercises my elbow has not...
  20. Darkoz

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