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Tika

Florida, USA

Come support these guys on November 2nd:

Andrew Shortt will be competing in the Lightweight Men's open division at the IDFA (natural) World Championships.

Later that day at the same venue,

Joshua Trentine will compete in the Men's Professional Heavyweight division at The Pro Natural Mr.Universe.

For details go to: http://www.idfa.ca

There is some discussion that Joshua may be giving a H.I.T type presentation after the event.

Come join the fun :-)
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sgb2112

Good luck to team Renex & the rest.
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AShortt

Ontario, CAN

Should be a great show even with my scrawny a** up there lol...

Great to see Josh is making his comeback. A lot of HITters talk s**t all over the web against each others styles of HIT, this we know. Few of us are willing to put up and show if any real improvements are being made.

Regards,
Andrew
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Tomislav

New York, USA

Very cool Tika. Lot of folks made fun of Josh for bulking up for an extended period of time and eating raw; bet he brings more muscle to the contest for it!

Andrew if you have the dedication to follow his example, to take a couple of years off to train bulked up, you could come in just as lean as a middle weight.
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Greg Roseman

Virginia, USA

Go Andrew...
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cmg

Good luck gentlemen!!

Ron
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Turpin

cmg wrote:
Good luck gentlemen!!

Ron


X 2

Despite our previous jibes / disagreements I wish Andrew all the best with his endeavour & looking forward to seeing any changes.

Altho this kind of `walk` ( bodybuilding /exhibition thing ) is not for me I can / do appreciate the effort that goes into the prep for such.

T.

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hdlifter

I concur...good luck gentlemen.
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jitterbug

Turpin wrote:
cmg wrote:
Good luck gentlemen!!

Ron

X 2

Despite our previous jibes / disagreements I wish Andrew all the best with his endeavour & looking forward to seeing any changes.

Altho this kind of `walk` ( bodybuilding /exhibition thing ) is not for me I can / do appreciate the effort that goes into the prep for such.

T.




Gentlemen,

Good luck to both of you!

Mr.Turpin,

Are you only wishing Andrew the best?

Ed
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Turpin

jitterbug wrote:
Turpin wrote:
cmg wrote:
Good luck gentlemen!!

Ron

X 2

Despite our previous jibes / disagreements I wish Andrew all the best with his endeavour & looking forward to seeing any changes.

Altho this kind of `walk` ( bodybuilding /exhibition thing ) is not for me I can / do appreciate the effort that goes into the prep for such.

T.




Gentlemen,

Good luck to both of you!

Mr.Turpin,

Are you only wishing Andrew the best?

Ed


Jittery Ed , Does Trentine need my blessing / best wishes ?
I have seen / read nothing from Trentine that would change my formed opinion of him.

T.
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AShortt

Ontario, CAN

Turpin wrote:
jitterbug wrote:
Turpin wrote:
cmg wrote:
Good luck gentlemen!!

Ron

X 2

Despite our previous jibes / disagreements I wish Andrew all the best with his endeavour & looking forward to seeing any changes.

Altho this kind of `walk` ( bodybuilding /exhibition thing ) is not for me I can / do appreciate the effort that goes into the prep for such.

T.




Gentlemen,

Good luck to both of you!

Mr.Turpin,

Are you only wishing Andrew the best?

Ed

Jittery Ed , Does Trentine need my blessing / best wishes ?
I have seen / read nothing from Trentine that would change my formed opinion of him.

T.


I think the interesting thing here is, Josh will have been on RenX protocol and machines only. Thus changes can be attributed to such. Like I always have said, it is when we are quite lean we can really see if progress is being made.

I've added huge weight to certain lifts over the years but seen no real increase in lean body mass. Thus I don't find weight and reps a great measure of progress past the ealry years of lifting. I like to get very lean and actually see if there is new development.

Regards,
Andrew
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Turpin

AShortt wrote:
Turpin wrote:
jitterbug wrote:
Turpin wrote:
cmg wrote:
Good luck gentlemen!!

Ron

X 2

Despite our previous jibes / disagreements I wish Andrew all the best with his endeavour & looking forward to seeing any changes.

Altho this kind of `walk` ( bodybuilding /exhibition thing ) is not for me I can / do appreciate the effort that goes into the prep for such.

T.




Gentlemen,

Good luck to both of you!

Mr.Turpin,

Are you only wishing Andrew the best?

Ed

Jittery Ed , Does Trentine need my blessing / best wishes ?
I have seen / read nothing from Trentine that would change my formed opinion of him.

T.


I think the interesting thing here is, Josh will have been on RenX protocol and machines only. Thus chnages can be attributed to such. Like I always have said, it is when we are quite lean we can really see if progress is being made.

I've added huge weight to certain lifts over the years but seen no real increase in lean body mass. Thus I don't find weight and reps a great measure of progress past the ealry years of lifting. I like to get very lean and actually see if there is new development.

Regards,
Andrew


Ive noticed most progress/change with a complete change in training tact Andrew. Cumulative fatigue method over the past 2yrs has been a breath of fresh air that I should have taken years back. To-date I have progressed this approach to simple ( but effective ) barbell /dumbbell / kettlebell & bodyweight complexes.

Anyway , good luck in your prep.

T.

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Tomislav

New York, USA

AShortt wrote:
I've added huge weight to certain lifts over the years but seen no real increase in lean body mass.


Andrew,
I think even if an athlete used progressively worsening form to offload to other muscle groups they would still see progress adding "huge weight" to the press, squat or pulldowns - what lifts were you using?
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Brian Johnston

Ontario, CAN

Add 'huge' (whatever that means) weights is not the issue... the issue was clearly stated... that adding loads or pushing the reps does not always translate to more muscle or better appearance... that more advanced applications are required. This is an old theme on this forum, and so do a search if you require further details.
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Tomislav

New York, USA

Brian Johnston wrote:
Add 'huge' (whatever that means) weights is not the issue... the issue was clearly stated... that adding loads or pushing the reps does not always translate to more muscle or better appearance... that more advanced applications are required. This is an old theme on this forum, and so do a search if you require further details.


Huh? No it wasn't - the issue was clearly stated as quoted:

I've added huge weight to certain lifts over the years but seen no real increase in lean body mass

I think adding "huge weight" to the press, squat or pulldowns is going to translate to adding a lot of muscle; pretty outlandish to claim otherwise don't you think?
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Brian Johnston

Ontario, CAN

No, because I've been there and done that... and that is exactly as Andrew is stating... adding more weight and cranking out the reps only go so far. I had to go a different route to add more muscle, as Andrew is doing now (as others on this board are and have been doing).

Again, more blah, blah, blah on the subject of adaptive coordination and neuromuscular efficiency that seems to go over your head although there's been research in the area since the 1950s!
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Mr. Strong

AShortt wrote:
Turpin wrote:
jitterbug wrote:
Turpin wrote:
cmg wrote:
Good luck gentlemen!!

Ron

X 2

Despite our previous jibes / disagreements I wish Andrew all the best with his endeavour & looking forward to seeing any changes.

Altho this kind of `walk` ( bodybuilding /exhibition thing ) is not for me I can / do appreciate the effort that goes into the prep for such.

T.




Gentlemen,

Good luck to both of you!

Mr.Turpin,

Are you only wishing Andrew the best?

Ed

Jittery Ed , Does Trentine need my blessing / best wishes ?
I have seen / read nothing from Trentine that would change my formed opinion of him.

T.


I think the interesting thing here is, Josh will have been on RenX protocol and machines only. Thus changes can be attributed to such. Like I always have said, it is when we are quite lean we can really see if progress is being made.

I've added huge weight to certain lifts over the years but seen no real increase in lean body mass. Thus I don't find weight and reps a great measure of progress past the ealry years of lifting. I like to get very lean and actually see if there is new development.

Regards,
Andrew




Could you give examples of these huge weights?
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Tomislav

New York, USA

Brian Johnston wrote:
No, because I've been there and done that... and that is exactly as Andrew is stating... adding more weight and cranking out the reps only go so far. I had to go a different route to add more muscle, as Andrew is doing now (as others on this board are and have been doing).

Again, more blah, blah, blah on the subject of adaptive coordination and neuromuscular efficiency that seems to go over your head although there's been research in the area since the 1950s!


Well it's pretty bold to say you can add "huge weight" to the basic compounds but nothing happen! Jones said the athlete should have arms big enough for any sport short of wrestling bears.


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Brian Johnston

Ontario, CAN

It's pretty bold to claim you have a six pack with defined serratus when your photos show you with a gut.
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AShortt

Ontario, CAN

Tomislav wrote:

Well it's pretty bold to say you can add "huge weight" to the basic compounds but nothing happen! Jones said the athlete should have arms big enough for any sport short of wrestling bears.



Well to be clearer I was reffering to big increases from my starting poundages. Thats is to say past a point I kept going up in weight but no muscle gain no matter how I ate or rested.

So by example I started DL working sets at 225 and saw some gains to about 325 but then nothing on to 450. I could pull over 500 but what was the point...
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Tomislav

New York, USA

AShortt wrote:
Tomislav wrote:

Well it's pretty bold to say you can add "huge weight" to the basic compounds but nothing happen! Jones said the athlete should have arms big enough for any sport short of wrestling bears.



Well to be clearer I was reffering to big increases from my starting poundages. Thats is to say past a point I kept going up in weight but no muscle gain no matter how I ate or rested.

So by example I started DL working sets at 225 and saw some gains to about 325 but then nothing on to 450. I could pull over 500 but what was the point...

Andrew,
very cool! Pulling over 500 is pretty impressive if you mean the standard freeweight version; perhaps it built more muscle than you thought.

Could you/did you do 400x20 or just low reps?
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Tomislav

New York, USA

Brian Johnston wrote:
It's pretty bold to claim you have a six pack with defined serratus when your photos show you with a gut.


That's silly; because I like to bulk up I never have abs? I got leaner playing football and took a pic, already agreed to post it on the other thread but then you added new conditions that the pic had to be high resolution.

If you stop being so demanding maybe I will post it ;)

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HeavyHitter32

Tomislav wrote:
Pulling over 500 is pretty impressive if you mean the standard freeweight version; perhaps it built more muscle than you thought.


Tomi, I sure he would have known given it's his own body.

I too have made very large strength increases over full range and partial range movements (Power Factor Training) and gained zero muscle and actually got flatter and less vascular looking more untrained.

Instead of focusing on strength gains, focus on the *muscle* itself while training to achieve the desired effect - of course, assuming your goal is more hypertrophy.
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Brian Johnston

Ontario, CAN

Tomislav wrote:
Brian Johnston wrote:
It's pretty bold to claim you have a six pack with defined serratus when your photos show you with a gut.

That's silly; because I like to bulk up I never have abs? I got leaner playing football and took a pic, already agreed to post it on the other thread but then you added new conditions that the pic had to be high resolution.

If you stop being so demanding maybe I will post it ;)



Demanding? Hmmm... look for my quote... I asked for something shot full frontal and not blurry. I never asked for hi def... then again, you like to interpret things the way you like to interpret things... like not understanding what Andrew stated when every other person on here did.
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Tomislav

New York, USA

HeavyHitter32 wrote:
Tomislav wrote:
Pulling over 500 is pretty impressive if you mean the standard freeweight version; perhaps it built more muscle than you thought.


Tomi, I sure he would have known given it's his own body.

I too have made very large strength increases over full range and partial range movements (Power Factor Training) and gained zero muscle and actually got flatter and less vascular looking more untrained.

Instead of focusing on strength gains, focus on the *muscle* itself while training to achieve the desired effect - of course, assuming your goal is more hypertrophy.


HeavyHitter,
I agree with you form is important, but I find it hard to believe large strength increases in basic compound lifts I gave as examples could be achieved without gaining muscle; can you give an example of what they were (lift/strength gain) like Andrew did?
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