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Forum: Equipment 10-31-2008, 05:36 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 6,920
Posted By Ro Bostick
Re: Ceiling Height?

I have exactly 7 feet7 inches of clearance in my basement from the platform to the drywall ceiling. I'm 5'10 and can do a fully extended overhead press with bumper plates just fine with a couple...
Forum: Equipment 10-23-2008, 03:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,643
Posted By Ro Bostick
Re: Pillars of Power Videos

I've dumped 700+ pound squats on the ironmind pillars maybe a half dozen times since I got mine two years ago and I occasionally do heavy rack pulls off them in the 600 to 700 pound rage and they are...
Forum: Equipment 04-24-2008, 06:09 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 14,508
Posted By Ro Bostick
Re: Anyone own a reverse hyper?

http://www.fractionalplates.com/cgi-bin/edatcat/PDAstore.cgi?user_action=detail&catalogno=13.1

safe link
Forum: Fitness 08-01-2007, 07:05 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 22,319
Posted By Ro Bostick
I saw this article in the Washington Post today...

I saw this article in the Washington Post today about ``enhanced'' athletes.
http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2007/07/31/AR2007073101997. html...
Forum: Equipment 05-09-2007, 08:36 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,020
Posted By Ro Bostick
I find it surprising that these are on the way...

I find it surprising that these are on the way out as I see everyone wearing these things. Not only are they better than some of the other nike shoes, but when you compare the price to the $160 air...
Forum: Exercises 05-09-2007, 08:22 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 8,110
Posted By Ro Bostick
Because stopping above or even at 90 degrees...

Because stopping above or even at 90 degrees disengages the cruciate ligaments that protect your knee, shears the tibia and disperses as much of the load as it can directly to the patella....
Forum: Equipment 05-04-2007, 09:20 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 12,387
Posted By Ro Bostick
Just fyi for anyone who lives on the east coast,...

Just fyi for anyone who lives on the east coast, a chain of stores called Gym Source recently started selling kettlebells, I bought 2 last week after a friend tipped me off. They are ``on sale'' for...
Forum: Equipment 05-03-2007, 12:43 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 19,576
Posted By Ro Bostick
jon, adidas discontinued the version with the...

jon, adidas discontinued the version with the sleeves a year ago, so you may be searching in vain. Im pretty sure that all they sell now are the separate pieces (the singlet and the undershirt) not...
Forum: Equipment 05-03-2007, 10:38 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 19,576
Posted By Ro Bostick
eastbay.com or suplay.com. the adidas response...

eastbay.com or suplay.com. the adidas response high cut thatthey sell to wrestlers is the same one used by the weightlifters. or order from dynamic eleiko
Forum: Equipment 04-23-2007, 10:29 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 11,593
Posted By Ro Bostick
This brings back memories. Some of my early...

This brings back memories. Some of my early lifting was done out of storage unit. A bunch of friends and I had a space in suburban Chicago back in 1989/90. we pooled our resources and created a nice...
Forum: Nutrition 04-09-2007, 11:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,465
Posted By Ro Bostick
Justin, try pure liquid glucosomine (sp?), it's...

Justin, try pure liquid glucosomine (sp?), it's expensive but works very well on the joints. Most health food stores will sell the kind you want, just stay away from the mixtures and pills sold at...
Forum: Community 03-20-2007, 06:01 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 4,148
Posted By Ro Bostick
Wow. No one mentioned any of the old john woo...

Wow. No one mentioned any of the old john woo films before he came to hollywood. The scene in The Killer with the shoot out in the church at the end? Or how about the 30 minute scene in Hard Boiled...
Forum: Nutrition 03-02-2007, 11:16 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,224
Posted By Ro Bostick
that's nothing Michael. I had a part time job in...

that's nothing Michael. I had a part time job in college at an oscar mayer factory. You know how they say you don't want to see how sausage is made? Then trust me you definitely don't want to know...
Forum: Equipment 03-01-2007, 12:51 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 7,408
Posted By Ro Bostick
That's funny paul. :lol: I think we've lost a...

That's funny paul. :lol: I think we've lost a few satellites too because of the same error.
Forum: Nutrition 03-01-2007, 12:48 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 3,224
Posted By Ro Bostick
Personally I would avoid V8. there are better and...

Personally I would avoid V8. there are better and fresher options on store shelves. the skeptic in me thinks that the quality of the vegetables used in V8 probably isn't of the highest standard. Look...
Forum: Equipment 02-23-2007, 07:44 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,071
Posted By Ro Bostick
road tripping to york could work but honestly...

road tripping to york could work but honestly that's a bit of haul from NoVa and unless your buying a boatload of stuff the savings on shipping really will be minimal once you take into account the...
Forum: Equipment 02-21-2007, 01:18 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,711
Posted By Ro Bostick
Never used it, but I have to agree with paul. A...

Never used it, but I have to agree with paul. A regular chin-up bar and some jump stretch bands will mostly accomplish the same thing for several hundred dollars less. And a lot less space. Keep it...
Forum: Equipment 02-16-2007, 12:39 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,183
Posted By Ro Bostick
This may come across as a very dumb question but...

This may come across as a very dumb question but will a glute ham raise machine fit through a standard doorway? I am a few days away from ordering an elitefts glute ham raise for my basement gym and...
Forum: Community 01-26-2007, 01:56 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,219
Posted By Ro Bostick
thanks bryan. that makes sense. i'm goign to go...

thanks bryan. that makes sense. i'm goign to go the store this weekend and give it another shot
Forum: Community 01-26-2007, 08:26 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,219
Posted By Ro Bostick
Very timely thread as I have been experimenting...

Very timely thread as I have been experimenting with a whole foods type of diet for my dog. Im a bit confused about the raw meat and chicken. First: are you guys feeding the chicken meat still...
Forum: Exercises 01-26-2007, 08:09 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,982
Posted By Ro Bostick
2 completely different exercises. Rdls are much...

2 completely different exercises. Rdls are much more hamstring dominant. Good mornings hit the lumbar more directly, which is why powerlifters do them. Being able to hold 600,700, 800 pounds across...
Forum: Equipment 12-26-2006, 12:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 5,470
Posted By Ro Bostick
Hmm, ironmind did raise its prices, but the...

Hmm, ironmind did raise its prices, but the prices that crains lists are still a lot lower than what the old racks cost, almost a $100 difference. I would call crains and double check to see exactly...
Forum: Exercises 12-07-2006, 10:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 6,786
Posted By Ro Bostick
aside from being dangerous, a thumbless grip puts...

aside from being dangerous, a thumbless grip puts you in a weaker postion to complete the lift. as far as the bench press goes, lining the bar up across from the bottom of your palm with your thumb...
Forum: Equipment 11-17-2006, 01:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,457
Posted By Ro Bostick
My guess is that this isn't a good idea. Assuming...

My guess is that this isn't a good idea. Assuming you have a wood frame house, dropping an oly bar with hundreds of pounds of weight several times a day, several times a week is going to damage your...
Forum: Fitness 11-17-2006, 01:42 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 4,824
Posted By Ro Bostick
a)rehab from injury. b)working on weak points....

a)rehab from injury. b)working on weak points. c)being a bodybuilder who is solely concerned about aesthetics and muscle separation. other than that, can't really think of any reasons for them. I've...
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