10/18/2005 9:15am, #51Originally Posted by Ronin
I'm not so concerned with that though, b/c I agree that it's probably negligible. I'm more concerned with which position causes less wear and tear on the shoulder joint.
I also wonder if for a striker it would be better to keep palms facing each other and elbows in tight to the body in the down position, then rotate palms out at the top of the lift to closer mimick a punch. Muscle memory, motor skill training. Just a thought, I doubt it would make much difference. Although, we all know how different it is benching or doing a pushup with the elbows tucked against the body as opposed to winged out.
10/18/2005 10:31am, #52
Originally Posted by Gypsy Jazz
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10/18/2005 12:54pm, #53Originally Posted by lawdog
I keep my elbows out a little with the palms facing each other at the bottom and turn them at the top. I don't know why I turn them, but it makes the lift easier for me (perhaps from all that punching? :) ), but at the bottom if my palms aren't facing each other, I tend to slack on form and bring my elbows up/out too far and it causes a lot of stress on my shoulders, which I don't feel until the next day when I wake up (in the joint).Jaguar's MMA record
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10/18/2005 1:57pm, #54
I went to a local super market and to a cvs and the only whey I could find was http://www.e2health.net/index.asp?Pa...ATS&Category=6 Oxefit. I have no idea what constitutes a good whey powder so I didn't buy this stuff. Should I stop by a GNC to see what they have? The nearest GNC is about an hour away for me and doesn't really seem worth the trip unless this oxefit buisness is no good.
Any previous experience with this stuff or recomendations of what to get at a GNC?
10/18/2005 2:45pm, #55Originally Posted by Gypsy Jazz
After 12 days on the GJ workout plan...
10/18/2005 2:46pm, #56
10/18/2005 3:25pm, #57Originally Posted by Jaguar Wong
However, I'm also fairly sure it focuses a bit more on the triceps and a bit less on the pecs, just like the difference between a bodybuilder benching style vs. a power lifter benching style. But in my opinion, that would be a good thing.
Originally Posted by Gypsy Jazz
I'm not sure it makes much difference really which powder you take, as long as there isn't a bunch of extra crap added to it. I'd still try to get most of your protein from "real food" if you can. Learn to love eggs. That's probabaly the best source of "real food" protein and not too expensive. Throw in some cheese and spinach and make an omlette. Easy, fast and cheap.
10/18/2005 6:02pm, #58
GNC blows. Look online. ON Whey protein. Mixes easily and it's inexpensive.