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Tue, February 24th, 2004, 01:51 AM
I took a look at http://www.exrx.net/Workouts/WorkoutCard.xls that I saw someone recommend, but it doesn't help me.
I'd like to find a site where I can find diagrams or photos to explain what exactly is a preacher curl, what kind of machine I need to use to do a lying triceps extension, etc.
Tue, February 24th, 2004, 01:53 AM
Tue, February 24th, 2004, 03:15 AM
I got a kick out of the fact that the directory is called fun. :jumping:
Tue, February 24th, 2004, 04:50 AM
You should find preacher curl under "upper arm" section in "exercises". **theres also a video link for some stuff. :tucool:
Tue, February 24th, 2004, 06:38 AM
Speaking of excercises...What are your favourites? These are the one that really works for me:
Standing Bicep Cable Curl (awesome)
EZ Bar Curl
Concentration Curls (awesome)
Any of the preacher curl-styles never really worked for me.
The "Drag Curl" looks really awsome, so I'm gonna try that today
Dip Machine (awesome)
Triceps Pushdown, rope or v-bar (really awesome)
Reverse Grip Tricep Pushdown (my all time favourite!!)
Bench Press (what a surprise)
Dumbbell Bench Press (rocking)
Incline Dumbbell Bench Press (rocking)
Incline Cable Flyes (awesome)
Cable Crossover (totally awesome)
I hate pullover, and never really managed to get anything out of it...
One-Arm Dumbbell Row (finally, after 10 years, I'm getting this right)
Seated Cable Rows (awesome)
Pull Down (ok, but not great)
Side Lateral Raise (ok, but not great)
Front Two-Dumbbell Raise (ok, but not great)
Seated Dumbbell Press (quite good)
Standing Low-Pulley Deltoid Raise (awesome)
Cable Upright Row (awesome)
V-Grip Cable Upright Row (awesome)
As you'll notice, I haven't included any leg excercises, and that's simply because I hardly do any except biking a lot.
So...let's see your favourites. I could use some tips on the shoulders btw...
Tue, February 24th, 2004, 09:43 AM
Clean & Jerk
The olympic lifts are head and shoulders above the rest. I think I could get by just doing them, and no others.
Clean & Jerk:
All in about 2 seconds.
Tue, February 24th, 2004, 10:30 AM
My favourite exercises hands down are the weighted body exercises: dips, chin-ups, pull-ups, et cetera. I'm also partial to handstand pushups.
I'm a little weird though...
I could use some tips on the shoulders btw...
Supposively for shoulders the side lateral raise is the best mass builder. In the past I've done push presses, the various lateral raises, and overhead dumbell presses with fairly good results. In my opinion, the best you can do for your shoulders is competitive swimming, but that's not really applicable while you are weight-training.