The Workout and Fitness Thread

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couple months ago was at 96kg and 8% body fat, today i was 88kg and 11.9% body fat. enough to make me cry

How tall are you? 8% at 96Kg is exceptionally good.
I move between 80Kg and 90Kg and I rarely dip below 10% as it is just too much effort and sacrifice.

Ive only been below 8% or so once and I hated it. Not many people outside of those interested in fitness really cared or knew the difference between that and 10 - 12% and the effort it took to get there was just not for me.

I really admire the dedication of those who can sit in single digits for long periods of time
 

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I admire any of you that can even maintain body fat% under 15. I'm still a bit skinny fat and my gf likes to bake :/ . What are you guys using to measure? My scale is bull.
 

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How tall are you? 8% at 96Kg is exceptionally good.
I move between 80Kg and 90Kg and I rarely dip below 10% as it is just too much effort and sacrifice.

Ive only been below 8% or so once and I hated it. Not many people outside of those interested in fitness really cared or knew the difference between that and 10 - 12% and the effort it took to get there was just not for me.

I really admire the dedication of those who can sit in single digits for long periods of time

im 5'9 . I think its about 178cm . I was toying with the idea of prepping for competition in october. So I was eating right and so on. So it wasnt just fluke. It takes alot of time and effort.
 

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I admire any of you that can even maintain body fat% under 15. I'm still a bit skinny fat and my gf likes to bake :/ . What are you guys using to measure? My scale is bull.

Used a variety of methods from Dexa scans, calipers and body fat machines.
They all give different results
Currently I used the body fat machines as an indicator. I dont believe the measurement is accurate in terms of BF but it measures accurately each time.
 

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This high rep programme is really taking it out of me. I am much more fatigued throughout the day and my muscles are tired enough that it is challenging to do the following few days.
Hoping I get some good growth out of it because quite frankly, doing high reps, especially on leg day sucks
 

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This high rep programme is really taking it out of me. I am much more fatigued throughout the day and my muscles are tired enough that it is challenging to do the following few days.
Hoping I get some good growth out of it because quite frankly, doing high reps, especially on leg day sucks
A few of months ago I read an article about Mike Tyson bulking up with high rep (and I think high frequency) bodyweight workouts. Good luck.
 

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A few of months ago I read an article about Mike Tyson bulking up with high rep (and I think high frequency) bodyweight workouts. Good luck.

Yeah I am trying to add a bit more size and overall muscle to my frame. I will then do a strengthening programme after and then return to my normal 8 - 12 rep routine for a long period.

Off topic but I re-watched a Mike Tyson documentary the other day and holy cow he was a machine. Would be interested to know if he took any peds, I remember reading his biography and there was nothing in there about it but he might have had to omit it for certain reasons.
 

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Off topic but I re-watched a Mike Tyson documentary the other day and holy cow he was a machine. Would be interested to know if he took any peds, I remember reading his biography and there was nothing in there about it but he might have had to omit it for certain reasons.

I heard he was on Halo the day he bit Holyfield's ear.
Would explain the aggression.
 

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I heard he was on Halo the day he bit Holyfield's ear.
Would explain the aggression.

Geez, I knew about the coke but halo would certainly explain the extreme aggression.
He mentioned it was a lot of frustration that just built up over the fight
 

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Finally Motivated myself to do a strength workout! Back to basics beginner bodyweight legs workout

Warm up the main set was squats, split squats, calf raises and side leg raises - 10 reps, 10 count hold and 10 'little babies' (pulses) for each exercise.

Did 3 sets then a few minutes jump rope, a set of bird dogs, dirty dogs and 60 count plank as a finisher and finally cool down with a little hip mobility work.
 
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