Thanks to Sherdog S&P

Discussion in 'Strength & Conditioning Discussion' started by Mystile, Apr 9, 2008.

  1. Mystile

    Mystile Orange Belt

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    After about a total of a year and a half of being around here..between lurk time and posting many things have changed for me.....When i first arrived here....


    I found out....

    - I wasn't as strong as i thought i was
    - I had pussy hands
    - I wore gloves therefor i was a pussy once again
    - Chest Fly's are not an impressive lift to be happy about
    - Squats do not kill knees
    - I don't need a belt for any exercise i do
    - I was doing sohp wrong
    - I was squatting wrong


    Sherdog also managed to

    - Take 15+ lbs off of my sohp by increasing range of motion
    - Take 10+ lbs off my bench by increasing range of motion
    - Destroy my squat numbers by increasing range of motion
    - Make me hate 95% of other people in my gym


    The good news is that

    - I now go as deep as possible on Squats
    - I've improved my grip immensely
    - I no longer wear gloves
    - Dont wear a belt
    - Focus alot more on correct form then big numbers
    - I now do dips and Barbell rows
    - Deadlifting is one of my favorite exercises

    Although i still do things such as chest flys, random curls, and tricep pushdowns...they are now no longer a focus, only secondary exercises

    You managed to send me into a self esteem downward spiral resulting in depression only to build me back into a knowledgeable, and better gym goer

    For this i thank you all
     
  2. Donut62

    Donut62 Black Belt

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    Is this a goodbye post? Is your sig an indicator that we caused you to commit suicide?
     
  3. Lusst

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  4. bacon

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    Step away from the ledge, man! You've come so far!!
     
  5. mschatz

    mschatz Hamma: I has it

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    My first post on SnP resulted in Oiban verbally beating me with a 2x4.
     
  6. What did you say?
     
  7. bacon

    bacon Silver Belt

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    Same here. I was asking about weight vests. But I learned to love that angry bastard. He keeps the d-bags out.
     
  8. mschatz

    mschatz Hamma: I has it

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    I said something about how heavy deadlifts w/o straps was all the hand and grip training I needed.
     
  9. bacon

    bacon Silver Belt

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    That would do it. He is teh grip Fuhrer.
     
  10. Barut

    Barut Banned Banned

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    Start a long Mystile. If you have one already, name it something interesting that will induce me to actually read it.
     
  11. Lorenz

    Lorenz Banned Banned

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    It is preety amazing to see how much bullshit there is out in the commercial market of fitness. And how so many people buy into it (myself included). So I add my thanks to Mystile's thanks, for a double serving of thanks.
     
  12. VladKGB

    VladKGB White Belt

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    whats so bad about wearing gloves & belt? my hands get blisters everytime i go without gloves, and the belt is not important, but it helps me keep my back straight.
     
  13. TKMaxx715

    TKMaxx715 saggy pants

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    yah whats wrong with gloves? everyone knows only men have blisters
     
  14. TKMaxx715

    TKMaxx715 saggy pants

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    double post but ill use this one for advice. I use a belt if im trying to pull a max but when im doing my working sets i dont use it because it helps. Thats all there really is to it i guess. If something is helping you... dont you think that that would be a detriment to your strength? Without a belt gives you more strength in your core as you dont have to rely on something keeping you stable.
     
  15. AbdominalSnoman

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    http://www.sherdog.net/forums/showthread.php?t=436935
    Please read. Please!
     
  16. Ziltoid

    Ziltoid In search for the Ultimate cup of Coffee

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    lol. Same here. I got a bit flamed when I first came in here...as a matter of fact, I think you were one of the few that was nice to me, :D.

    But yeah...Im glad I came here and got the right help I needed and learned alot, so I owe a big thanks to the S&P no doubt.
     
  17. w0cyru01

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    Gloves make your grip weaker when you lift real weights.
     
  18. Chaseg1520

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    I second all mystile's thankseses!
     
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    Gloves are for poosies.
     
  20. mschatz

    mschatz Hamma: I has it

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    I'm nice to everyone. Except Master Expose, Gotti...actually, I could keep going for awhile.
     

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