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    It had to come to this...


    So I am low on money and despratley need a good amount quick, so I am going to be participating in a 17 day medical study. I can't workout there, use any of my supplements, and I have to eat the food they give me. Yeah... it kinda sucks, but $3000 dollars is cool.

    How much muscle and strength should I expect to lose during this 17 day off period?

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    bodyweight exercises m'man. bodyweight exercises. learn how to do shoulder presses while bent down in an upside down v shape. and then work up to doing them on a handstand against the wall.

    learn how to do perfect diamond pushups, and do them in the style of '21's'.

    pullups wide for back, narrow palms in for bis

    single leg squats with high reps 50, 50, 50, 40, 40, 30


    cardio can consists of burpees and walking at a vigorous pace in your room.
    etc. etc.
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    Hopefully I can get away with that, but we are going to be monitored 24/7.
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    Everybody needs a break sometimes. Consider this a time for you to rest up...just start thinking about how hard core you'll hit it when you get back.
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    Quote Originally Posted by SoCo4Fun View Post
    Everybody needs a break sometimes. Consider this a time for you to rest up...just start thinking about how hard core you'll hit it when you get back.
    HELL YEAH! When I get out i'm gonna murder some weights, no doubt i'm gonna tear it up at the gym.:bruce1:
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    Just out of curiousity...what type of study is it that you are participating in?
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    you wont lose jack. it will take a weeks worth of workouts to get the feeling back but you wont do any damage. i just did 8 weeks away from the gym and my diet consisted of pizza,burger and the odd steak and copious amounts of vodka and beer. 5 workouts back in the gym and i can feel my body getting back to how it was already. Strength is down but not much size lost.
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    monitored 24/7? what are you going to do if you need to go to the bathroom?
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    r u going on big brother?
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    Quote Originally Posted by jonnyjames View Post
    So I am low on money and despratley need a good amount quick, so I am going to be participating in a 17 day medical study. I can't workout there, use any of my supplements, and I have to eat the food they give me. Yeah... it kinda sucks, but $3000 dollars is cool.

    How much muscle and strength should I expect to lose during this 17 day off period?

    $3000? Are they still taking applicants?

    hey bro.....goodluck. Rest and enjoy the money when it comes it.
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    Quote Originally Posted by firefighter2032 View Post
    Just out of curiousity...what type of study is it that you are participating in?
    Ha Its a study for a constipation drug, I don't have constipation but they are just testing side effects. Its one of the safer studies.

    My friend does them all the time. He did one where they were testing an AIDS vaccine, they stuck an IV in him for 8 days, and the whole time he was throwing up and miserably sick........ but he did earn $5000 in 8 days!!! I would never personally put myself through something like that... even for the money.
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    Quote Originally Posted by manny1010 View Post
    $3000? Are they still taking applicants?

    hey bro.....goodluck. Rest and enjoy the money when it comes it.
    that link will show you the list of studies they have available, this one is only for the Austin area. Just search medical studies in your area on google, and you should be able to find some. Some pay out like $7000 sometimes, but they are like a month long.


    http://www.ppdi.com/study_volunteers...ortunities.htm
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    Quote Originally Posted by jonnyjames View Post
    that link will show you the list of studies they have available, this one is only for the Austin area. Just search medical studies in your area on google, and you should be able to find some. Some pay out like $7000 sometimes, but they are like a month long.


    http://www.ppdi.com/study_volunteers...ortunities.htm

    oh man, Had no Idea things like this occured. I might have to google it. Thanks bro.

    You mention Austin, thats means you are a huge TEXAS TECH fan, right?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Manimalia View Post
    bodyweight exercises m'man. bodyweight exercises. learn how to do shoulder presses while bent down in an upside down v shape. and then work up to doing them on a handstand against the wall.

    learn how to do perfect diamond pushups, and do them in the style of '21's'.

    pullups wide for back, narrow palms in for bis

    single leg squats with high reps 50, 50, 50, 40, 40, 30


    cardio can consists of burpees and walking at a vigorous pace in your room.
    etc. etc.

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    they are going to tell you not to work out at all while your there.
    be careful not to get caught working out because your a** wil be kicked out. my wife works for one of those companies and it happens alot.
    what city is your study in
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    Quote Originally Posted by motive View Post
    they are going to tell you not to work out at all while your there.
    be careful not to get caught working out because your a** wil be kicked out. my wife works for one of those companies and it happens alot.
    what city is your study in
    austin, texas
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    haha ok, my wife works there.
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    Ive got to go just thinking about it
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    just relax and get ut 3k
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    so.... I am kind of rethinking this whole medical study thing.

    My aunt just told me about her friend doing a study at a similar facility where two people died and her friend ended up not eating for about 3 days due to her throwing up every time she tried too......

    umm.... i don't know if $3000 is really worth my risking my health and life........
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    Quote Originally Posted by jonnyjames View Post
    so.... I am kind of rethinking this whole medical study thing.

    My aunt just told me about her friend doing a study at a similar facility where two people died and her friend ended up not eating for about 3 days due to her throwing up every time she tried too......

    umm.... i don't know if $3000 is really worth my risking my health and life........

    it didnt happen at the one in austin. there has never ben a death there.
    secondly, you have a full staff of medical supervisors watching you 24 hours a day. your vitals are checked so regularly that they will find anything prior to it getting out of hand.
    i wouldnt even think of anyhting like that. hell, 25 - 50% of you in the study will be taking a placebo anyways
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    Quote Originally Posted by motive View Post
    it didnt happen at the one in austin. there has never ben a death there.
    secondly, you have a full staff of medical supervisors watching you 24 hours a day. your vitals are checked so regularly that they will find anything prior to it getting out of hand.
    i wouldnt even think of anyhting like that. hell, 25 - 50% of you in the study will be taking a placebo anyways
    it was at the Cedra clinic, not ppdi.

    .... i don't know.... I am just a little obsessive about my health.... it is just a study for constipation medication.... what's the worst that could happen, I shyt myself

    thanks man, you kinda help put me at ease....
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    cedra in austin or san antonio? just curious because i havent heard of anything happening there either. my wife use to work for cedra then changed over for more money to ppd.
    also, at anytime your there you can go home. if you did have any reaction to anything... say a headache due to the med they pay you for the time you were there
    oh well, good luck man. im sure you will be fine
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    Quote Originally Posted by motive View Post
    cedra in austin or san antonio? just curious because i havent heard of anything happening there either. my wife use to work for cedra then changed over for more money to ppd.
    also, at anytime your there you can go home. if you did have any reaction to anything... say a headache due to the med they pay you for the time you were there
    oh well, good luck man. im sure you will be fine
    they said it was the Cedra in Austin
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    keep us up to date... let us know how it goes. theres been many threads in general convo that i posted about cedra and ppd. people are always asking how to make extra money... to me thats easy money
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    17 days really isnt that long of a time. You might lose a LITTLE strength it will come back real fast. Just think of it like when athletes get injured and have a set back...yeah they do some exercises just to kind of maintain and then once there back they train hard and it all comes back real fast and usually more. You will be fine. The BW exercise will be good just to keep your GPP up so you will be ok dont sweat it.
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