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Fat Loss

1/29/2015  Josh Bryant

Hi Josh, wondering how you program your heavy bag work, do you do a set amount of rounds and duration of time? I just started with it and im a bit lost as to how to orogram and add progression, thanks Read More

Reuben
1/25/2015  Shelby Starnes

Shelby I love fruit and I train to add muscle and lose fat however at the moment the focus is more fat loss. When is the best time I can eat fruit but make sure I am still burning fat? I would Read More

Gordon
1/22/2015  Josh Bryant

I have dieted before but I did not make it very long because my mother is an amazing cook and I am not very strong willed when it comes to sweets. I don't plan on doing that this time. I am ready to d Read More

Zack

Rehabilitation

1/29/2015  Thomas Deebel D.C.

Hi, My knees are making a crunchy sound whenever I bend them, no pain, just the sound. I've added TKE's, leg extensions, hamstring curls and some hip work w/ a small circular band when I warmup but n Read More

LM
1/28/2015  Thomas Deebel D.C.

Recently, like within the past few days, I've gotten pain right around my left tibial tuberosity. I read/heard/potentially learned at some point that the patella tendon crosses there. I don't have any Read More

Andy M
1/27/2015  Matt Rhodes

I think I have a hernia around my belly button area. I can't afford to get it fixed right now. I know you can't say go ahead and train and that must consult a physician etc, but could a person go a Read More

KP
1/24/2015  Matt Rhodes

My left sternoclavicular joint is dislocated/subluxed according to my sports med doc. Any tips for aiding recovery and training around the injury? Read More

J.N.F.
1/22/2015  Justin Harris

Hey Justin, Heard some author interview on NPR the other day of an Israli soldier who got burns on 70% of his body after an accident with white phosphorus flares. He talked very briefly about his 1 Read More

Penn
1/22/2015  Harry Selkow

I am 28 and train 4 days a week with a body part split hitting each body part once a week. I also play basketball 2-3 times per work. The last few weeks I have experienced minor symptoms of patellar t Read More

Jordan

Nutrition

1/27/2015  Matt Rhodes

Hello Team, I have question in regards to carbs/insulin/GI: Let's say we have two athletes. Athlete A consumes 2500 calories, 40% protein, 40% carbs of strictly low GI and 20% fat. He is exa Read More

John
1/26/2015  Mark Dugdale

Hi Mark, When you work out in the morning do wake up early enough to have a meal, or do you find you have enough energy just using plasma? Thanks for your time. Read More

Marc Leduc
1/25/2015  Hannah Johnson

Hey Hannah, You seem to know your stuff when it comes to cooking deliciousness, so I was wondering if you had any ideas for a low-sodium crock pot chicken recipe? Thanks! Read More

Andy M
1/25/2015  Amy Wattles

What are the general rules of cheat meals? As i understand it, you need to have enough time on calorie depletion so that only your glycogen stores are filled and there is no over flow, meaning; once a Read More

Brian
1/23/2015  Matt Rhodes

Hey Matt, What are my chances of getting "jacked" if I drink beer 5-6 times a week? I'm not getting hammered but I probably average 4-6 drinks on these days. Let's face it...a man ain't really a ma Read More

Gary Mingee
1/22/2015  Justin Harris

Justin, i've read several times now, that "metabolsim slowdown/change" does not really contribute to people not being able to lose more weight at a certain point in their diets/fat loss phases.  Read More

Jason

Iron Brothers

1/27/2015  Matt Rhodes

I recently bought a low cost SS bar from a company called amstaff. The bar is rated for 100lbs and was only 100$. However it doesn't fit in either of my racks. The bar is only 42'' across before it be Read More

Jim
1/26/2015  Matt Rhodes

Damn coach I thought a real man took care of business, his family, accepted responsibility and learned from his mistakes. Apparently you're only a real man if you can pound back some "brewskies" 5 day Read More

jeff
1/25/2015  Mark Watts

Good Morning Mark, This is Joe from IUP. I hope you and yours are doing well! I've been receiving and reading James Clear's emails since you mentioned him in your log several months ago. Did you Read More

Joe T
1/24/2015  Harry Selkow

Pt means patient, PT means Physical Therapist. I have had many patients try to kill me after performing a intervention like that. Read More

Ryan
1/23/2015  Brandon Smitley

Hi. My friend and I are essentially brand new to working out. Both of us are out of shape. I am over weight and he is underweight. I dont know if this is the proper forum for such beginners but we  Read More

David Watson
1/22/2015  Bob Youngs

Bob, what do you think about Deflategate? Lmao.... Read More

Driz

Squat - Deadlift

1/26/2015  Dave Kirschen

Hey guys, just looking for a form check on my deadlift and squat. Thanks a lot.  Read More

Kris Fischer
1/26/2015  Matt Rhodes

I have an interesting sort of counter intuitive problem. I've been powerlifting for a few years now and at first I started out on gym shoes, then I graduated to only style shoes, and recently I ordere Read More

Adam C.
1/25/2015  Brandon Smitley

Hi guys just did this deadlift couple days ago it's 200kg 440lb I've missed the lock out and I think my butt came up too high to early I was wondering if you could give me a couple of tips on what to Read More

Talla
1/23/2015  Shane Church

Thank you. Sticking point off the floor Read More

Lee
1/23/2015  Brian Schwab

M2 going great. What height do you set the bands at for reverse band DL? On the inside of plates or after the all the plates are on? Going to be in a power rack is the band even with shouldres or s Read More

Lee

Supplements

1/26/2015  Marc Bartley

Is 100g DHEA (twice daily) and 200g of Trib (twice daily) an appropriate dose for a 250 + guy? Should I cycle it? Read More

Michael
1/25/2015  Amy Wattles

Does beef protein powder have any advantage over other protein powders such as strength etc... Read More

Shawn
1/22/2015  Matt Rhodes

can one ever take this? http://www.muscletech.com/products/performance-series/clear-muscle/  Read More

mike v.
1/22/2015  Justin Harris

Hey Justin, I'm currently using this carb formula (http://www.bluebonnetnutrition.com/product/342/Extreme_Edge%AE_Carbo_Load_Formula ) along with BCAAs and creatine for an intra workout. What Read More

Derek

Football

1/26/2015  Matt Rhodes

Matt, I'm so excited that you liked my "linebacker" question enough to write a whole article about it! I appreciate it so much. That's exactly how I want to train, like an athlete. If looking and p Read More

John
1/23/2015  Matt Rhodes

Coach, Would you have any suggestions on the conditioning of a football team that will be utilizing a high tempo, no huddle offense. We generally have 35-40 players on a roster with 15 players gettin Read More

Jared Brown
1/22/2015  Matt Rhodes

Matt, As a football coach who's worked with tons of athletes, I figured you'd be the best guy to ask. My training partners and myself often say that we think linebackers are the most impressive at Read More

John

Strongman

1/26/2015  Andy Deck

I can't seem to clean and press a keg in one motion. The clean part feels easy but i stall out when I try to transition into the press. Hvae you heard of this before? Read More

Rod

Programs

1/26/2015  Matt Rhodes

I own a gym and was doing Wendler's 5/3/1 for 5 years. With that program I grew my gym in square footage and in members. Out of that grew a Male Only Group and a Female Only Group, each training 3 t Read More

Dustin
1/24/2015  Brian Schwab

Hi Brian, I purchased the Minimalist Method program a while back, but haven't begun using it yet, because I wanted to finish a 5/3/1 cycle. I've been training and competing raw for the last 18 months Read More

Joe Gonzalez
1/22/2015  Josh Bryant

Hey josh, how would you lay out the programs from your books for a years worth of training to be bigger stronger and leaner for the next year. Big fan, I have all of your books just trying to figure o Read More

Jeff

Comments

1/25/2015  Hannah Johnson

You're awesome.... That is all! Read More

Jax
1/25/2015  Brandon Smitley

Hello, EFS! I want to ask about a possible article for the future. Think anyone on the team would be interested in educating all of us trainees out there on the effects hard training can have on testo Read More

Eric

Training

1/25/2015  JL Holdsworth

JL, I'm a wrestler, and am just starting BJJ. What would you focus on in grip work? I've got to be able to grip the cloth of a gi, but also able to grip arms, etc. for no-gi. Most matches are at leas Read More

Clay
1/24/2015  JL Holdsworth

Hi Mr Holdsworth It's Bob Ungurean from Facebook. Thanks for getting back to me. Now I want to add that I do have a mild herniated disc on left side of neck. So I stopped doing harness and plate wo Read More

Robert Ungurean
1/24/2015  Brian Schwab

Hey Brian, What do you think of Chris Duffin giving the ab wheel and "elbow-on-stability ball" (for lack of name) as his two big exercises for the "core"? I also watched your video of using the ban Read More

Popeye Desner
1/23/2015  Scott Yard

How should I distribute the assistance/repetition work on the basic 4x/week conjugate scheme for someone that is not new to powerlifting, but is new to conjugate training (specifically raw conjugate t Read More

Chris

Powerlifting

1/25/2015  Brandon Smitley

Hey, my question is: how come that lower bodyweight athletes can "easier" achieve high relative totals? There are several guys for example deadlifting 4x bodyweight, but you don't see many heav Read More

Jason

Bench Press

1/23/2015  Brandon Smitley

I have noticed that most of the when you guys/gals bench, that there is enough arch in your back that, when you touch your chest with the bar your upper arms don't go much past parallel to the floor.  Read More

Aaron Gamache

Products and Reviews

1/23/2015  Mark Watts

Just curious on the return policy. Want to purchase knee-sleeves, just want to ensure I'll be able to exchange for a different size if need be! Thank you for your time! Read More

Stephen Gaetano

Novice Powerlifting

1/22/2015  Scott Yard

My wife is training for her first PL competition and is going to compete raw. I have competed in equipped comps only and am familiar with peaking with circa max phases and what not for suits and shirt Read More

scott

Sports Training

1/22/2015  The Thinker

Hey James. I hope all is well. I recently finished reading Triphasic training authored by Cal Dietz. Book was different I must admit. But I do question what Cal Dietz wrote in regards to training one  Read More

tim

Powerlifting Gear

1/22/2015  Jo Jordan

I have never used knee wraps before, I have used the EliteFTS heavy knee sleeve a couple times. I want to start using wraps as they are allowed in the raw division for a upcoming meet. what knee wrap  Read More

Jared Droste






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