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  1. It's probably bigger than you want and the screen resolution is lower than it could be, but I'd be looking on YouTube for more info.
  2. Use price comparison sites...
  3. My guess is your friend would benefit from drinking more but it's also worth bearing in mind that we get a lot of water from food. The colour of his urine would therefore actually be a better guide. Hydration status also depends significantly on electrolytes like sodium, potassium and magnesium - it's not just what you drink. As for your friend gagging when drinking water, whilst being frankly pathetic it isn't an issue. Nobody needs to drink pure water. Even tea and coffee are fine.
  4. I'd say reduce volume (sets and/or frequency) but DON'T reduce weights. The logic is you need less volume to maintain muscle than stimulate growth, but you do want to be still lifting the same loads. That's from a natural perspective of course.
  5. Avi

    I think you can do it from day one. From memory I think the option is at the top of your profile page.
  6. Sorry, I'm not up on all those ingredients. My pre-workout is usually some whey and a black coffee!
  7. Along similar lines I've just bought a second hand LG G3 that I'm happy with. It's a big improvement on my Galaxy S2 anyway, as that was starting to struggle running apps.
  8. I think you need to spend a bit of time watching reviews on YouTube, including comparison reviews.
  9. If you have a coach then best ask them about this really. For anyone here to try to help we'd need more info about you and your goals. Personally I wouldn't use a diet like you have set out but that doesn't mean it wouldn't work for you.
  10. As you say you're new to this I'm going to ask why you feel you want/need these meals to be carb free? Also, what is your short term goal? Overall I think it's best to plan a day's food as a whole rather than try to pre-assign calories/macros to particular meals.
  11. I've done that in the past but the problem is you can only 'grind' a very small amount of oats at a time, so it takes ages to produce a worthwhile amount.
  12. Whilst I'm totally with you in terms of bodybuilding being a hobby, if you truly are hitting anything like 10,000 calories on a weekend day that's still daft tbh. It's perfectly possible to 'live' at the weekend without doing anything so mad.
  13. In particular fructose, which I would avoid deliberately eating large amounts of.
  14. Calories you need to determine by trial and error, and getting this right is vastly more important than macro split. Protein requirements make the most sense considered in terms of bodyweight. Natural recommendations tend to be based on studies that used total bodyweight of athletes i.e. fairly lean people. You'll have a better idea of what's needed assisted than me though. The rest of your calories then need to be split between fat and carbs to a large extent in whatever way suits you best. Really low fat would adversely affect testosterone levels in naturals, as would eating more protein than carbs, but for you I guess neither is really an issue. If more carbs help gym performance, do this, but if they bloat you then higher fat may be the way to go. If it helps at all I'll give a couple of recommendations for naturals, although these are partly based on effects on natural test levels that presumably don't apply to you right now. Eric Helms (video below) suggests 0.8-1.2 g/lb protein, 20-30% of calories from fat and the rest from carbs. I also happened to come across an old post of dtlv's today suggesting a P/C/F split of 25%/45%/30% (link below).
  15. True GPS is a hardware feature - you can't download it. Whether radio is useless or not rather depends if you want to listen to the radio or not! It's becoming increasingly rare as mobile phone companies want to make more money by forcing consumers to pay to stream music instead. Bear in mind that sometimes phone manufacturers include radio hardware that is then disabled by the network providers that often supply phones.