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Tea has more caffeine than coffee.

But maybe you don't drink coffee?
 

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I'm feeling great, but still under "do not strain yourself too much" orders. My heart function is halfway recovered.

I'm getting an ablation surgery in August that will hopefully fix my heart rythm issues for good.
Wife is having that in late August. They're really refined it.
 

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I had a heart attack at age 25 from drinking too much tea after a night of really heavy drinking.

It was scary, My arms and legs went numb and I could not get off the floor.

My girlfriend had to call the paramedics.

They are the ones that told me that but maybe they were wrong?

 

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The studies show that a binge drinking event raises your chance of a heart attack quite substantially for the next seven days. Tea really is not a causative factor. Any hereditary factors? What did the doctor say?
 

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The studies show that a binge drinking event raises your chance of a heart attack quite substantially for the next seven days. Tea really is not a causative factor. Any hereditary factors? What did the doctor say?
I was 25 years old, that was 24 years ago. Didn't see a doctor. 30 tall glasses of gin with a splash of 7up per night. I was an extreme alcoholic at the time and just didn't give a shit. That kind of a hangover coupled with the tea raised my blood pressure extremely high. Paramedics stayed with me about an hour until my bp went down. Scared me enough to switch to beer.
 
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15 mins treadmill 3.5mph x 8% inc
flat bench press 135x10, 10, 10
decline bench 115 x 12, 10, 9
incline db press 40's x 10, 10, 12
cable crossovers high 20 x 15, 15, 15
ez bar curls 70x12, 10, 10
cross body hammer curls 25's x 15, 15, 15
concentration curls 25 x 12, 12, 12
15 mins treadmill 3.5mph x 5% inc

Still trying out the opposing muscle group thing on back and chest day. I'm undecided on it so far. On one hand I think it's a good idea, but on the other hand I think I'm doing them a little too close together because I still had a light soreness in my triceps today from Sunday, and I had to do bench press. I'm going to try it for a month and then decide if I'll continue.
 

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I was trying the full body workout thing 3 days a week but I was just not recovering fast enough.

So I had to ask myself if I thought it was better to switch to 2 days full body or go back to push/pull/legs.
 

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15 mins treadmill 3.5mph x 8% inc
flat bench press 135x10, 10, 10
decline bench 115 x 12, 10, 9
incline db press 40's x 10, 10, 12
cable crossovers high 20 x 15, 15, 15
ez bar curls 70x12, 10, 10
cross body hammer curls 25's x 15, 15, 15
concentration curls 25 x 12, 12, 12
15 mins treadmill 3.5mph x 5% inc

Still trying out the opposing muscle group thing on back and chest day. I'm undecided on it so far. On one hand I think it's a good idea, but on the other hand I think I'm doing them a little too close together because I still had a light soreness in my triceps today from Sunday, and I had to do bench press. I'm going to try it for a month and then decide if I'll continue.
If you're hitting back and triceps on Sunday then chest and biceps on Tuesday but you want your triceps as fresh as possible for bench day, Could you just swap the two days around?
 
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I was trying the full body workout thing 3 days a week but I was just not recovering fast enough.

So I had to ask myself if I thought it was better to switch to 2 days full body or go back to push/pull/legs.
Are you recovering faster now that you're on test and deca? I would think your recovery time would be greatly improved. I remember that was always an issue for you.

My recovery time sucks now since my heart issues started. I used to never get sore. Now I need a few days of recovery from doing less volume than I used to.

I'm pretty sure most of it has to do with not blast and cruising anymore, stopping hgh, and probably weaker circulation as well.
 
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If you're hitting back and triceps on Sunday then chest and biceps on Tuesday but you want your triceps as fresh as possible for bench day, Could you just swap the two days around?
Yes, good idea that is doable.
 

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I'm recovering a little faster but not by much.

Rotating 4 different workouts, 3 days a week.

Feel like that is working really good for me.

Dropped deca and just doing test.

If my joints start hurting I will do a blast.

Plan to do anavar sometime in the future.
 
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15 mins treadmill 3.5mph x 8% inc
front squats 45x10
back squats 135x10, 10, 10
leg extensions 130x12, 140x12, 150x12
seated leg curl 90 x 15, 110x10, 100x8
adductor 150x12, 12, 12
abductor 80x12, 90x12, 12
angle leg press 280x12, 370x8, 6
leg press calf extensions 160x20, 16, 16, 16, 15
15 mins treadmill 3.5mph x 5% inc

Decided to try the Anytime Fitness for leg day this morning because they have a seated leg curl and abductor. It went pretty well, but their leg extension pad was worn out and made it painful af to do leg extensions. Might as well had no padding at all on the damn thing.
 

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If I had knee sleeves with me I would have just put them in between.
 
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Been traveling, on the road all day thursday, took the family to Schlitterbahn water park yesterday. Big realization from this. If you work out regularly and are feeling insecure about your looks, go spend a day at a water park and you'll see you're probably in better shape than 99% of your age group. Enjoy.

Hit the hotel gym today for shoulder day.

15 mins treadmill 3.5mph x 8% inc
db shoulder press 40's x 12, 12, 12
db side lateral raises 25's x 12, 12, 10+2p, 20's x 12, 15's x 17
front raises 20's x 6 (shoulder pain)
reverse cable crossovers 10x14, 10, 5x16, 18, 10x7
face pulls 40x20, 50x15, 55x12, 12
front raises 15's x20 (pain is gone), 20's x 15, 15
15 mins treadmill 3.5mph x 5% inc

I usually don't do side raises before fronts anymore and I remembered why today. For some reason I get some shoulder pain when I do that. I waited and went back to fronts later on and it was gone.
 

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Been traveling, on the road all day thursday, took the family to Schlitterbahn water park yesterday. Big realization from this. If you work out regularly and are feeling insecure about your looks, go spend a day at a water park and you'll see you're probably in better shape than 99% of your age group. Enjoy.
Truth. Experienced this myself at the beach a couple months ago. And I’m not exactly lean myself.
 
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