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Article: Biomechanics in Bodybuilding: Some FAQs

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    Wannabebigger
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    Re:Article: Biomechanics in Bodybuilding: Some FAQs 2012/01/23 22:15:21 (permalink)
    "So once your cuff ratios are is in good shape, forget about your cuff."
     
    How do you when your cuffs are the correct ratio?
     
    Then when/if you do know they are the correct ratio does that mean you should no longer do cuff training work?

    STEP 1 - Admit you have a problem.
    Hi my name is Wannabebigger and i have Bigorexia (muscle dysmorphia).
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    Re:Article: Biomechanics in Bodybuilding: Some FAQs 2012/01/23 22:26:51 (permalink)
    Wannabebigger

    "So once your cuff ratios are is in good shape, forget about your cuff." CORRECT - YOU WILL BE TRAINING THESE MUSCLES DURING THE BIG MOVES

    How do you when your cuffs are the correct ratio? YOU EITHER GET ASSESSED OR ASSESS YOURSELF

    Then when/if you do know they are the correct ratio does that mean you should no longer do cuff training work? CORRECT


    post edited by Rachfit - 2012/01/23 22:28:02

    "If you cant explain it simply, you dont understand it well enough" Albert Einstein
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    Re:Article: Biomechanics in Bodybuilding: Some FAQs 2012/01/23 22:47:53 (permalink)
    How would i assess myself?
     
    Also if the RC get trained during big movements, how do they become lacking in strength? lose the correct timing?
    post edited by Wannabebigger - 2012/01/23 22:50:02

    STEP 1 - Admit you have a problem.
    Hi my name is Wannabebigger and i have Bigorexia (muscle dysmorphia).
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    Re:Article: Biomechanics in Bodybuilding: Some FAQs 2012/01/24 11:33:37 (permalink)
    Wannabebigger

    How would i assess myself? CHECK OUT THE ONLINE SELF ASSESSMENT PROGRAMME

    Also if the RC get trained during big movements, how do they become lacking in strength? lose the correct timing? IF YOU HAVE MECHANICAL ASYMMETRY, PERFORM REPETITIVE MOVEMENTS OR HAVE A ROUTINE THAT CAUSES DYSFUNCTION


    Also you have to consider that 'body building' is not a functional method of training. Gym equipment is very linear in its movement. In fact the movements we can perform on gym equipment are very limited. If you imagne the range of movements your shoulder is capable of the planes, angles, directions and combinations is very very complex. However in BB terms we tend to train through a relatively limited number of these.

    "If you cant explain it simply, you dont understand it well enough" Albert Einstein
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    Re:Article: Biomechanics in Bodybuilding: Some FAQs 2012/01/26 17:48:38 (permalink)
    Where is the "online self assessment programme"?
     
    Could you link to it please.
     
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    Re:Article: Biomechanics in Bodybuilding: Some FAQs 2012/01/26 20:34:47 (permalink)
    Hi Gwilym:
     
    iMoveFreely

    "If you cant explain it simply, you dont understand it well enough" Albert Einstein
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    Re:Article: Biomechanics in Bodybuilding: Some FAQs 2012/01/26 22:16:08 (permalink)
    Rachfit

    Wannabebigger

    How would i assess myself? CHECK OUT THE ONLINE SELF ASSESSMENT PROGRAMME

    Also if the RC get trained during big movements, how do they become lacking in strength? lose the correct timing? IF YOU HAVE MECHANICAL ASYMMETRY, PERFORM REPETITIVE MOVEMENTS OR HAVE A ROUTINE THAT CAUSES DYSFUNCTION


    Also you have to consider that 'body building' is not a functional method of training. Gym equipment is very linear in its movement. In fact the movements we can perform on gym equipment are very limited. If you imagne the range of movements your shoulder is capable of the planes, angles, directions and combinations is very very complex. However in BB terms we tend to train through a relatively limited number of these.

     
    Yeah i agree which is why i dont use machines for my shoulder workouts, i tend to use press, side raises, front raises and rears. When i can train my shoulders again i will be trying the full range of motion on the raises (i.e. all way above head instead of stopping when level with the floor), i understand that has benfits but i will also mix in heavy half raises.
     
    Do you think this covers enough angles?
     
    I also like the squatting tips which i will try next time i squat to compare the position on my feet, it's can be very hard to get a comfortable position, i think this will help people when squatting.

    STEP 1 - Admit you have a problem.
    Hi my name is Wannabebigger and i have Bigorexia (muscle dysmorphia).
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    Re:Article: Biomechanics in Bodybuilding: Some FAQs 2012/01/28 13:22:58 (permalink)
    James can you post the links here as mine dont seem to work?
     
    Links:
    http://www.imovefreely.co.muscletalk/how-iwf-works
    post edited by James - 2012/01/30 11:31:08

    "If you cant explain it simply, you dont understand it well enough" Albert Einstein
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    Re:Article: Biomechanics in Bodybuilding: Some FAQs 2012/01/28 13:34:34 (permalink)
    Wannabebigger - the shoulder work for you might be slightly different due to the things you have been experiencing and so some rotator cuff work is adviseable - just want to be clear on that.
     
    The moves you have described should hit most planes, shoulder muscles. The are of course also being hit with chest and back.
     
    The foot positioning in squatting is so important isnt it, glad you like that piece

    "If you cant explain it simply, you dont understand it well enough" Albert Einstein
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