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Weight training and cardio questions.

Sticky Thread Sticky: Daily Workout - Challenges and Victories

In light of the extreme focus this board has in regards to the 'body beautiful' (and the frustration that results in people not 'getting results fast enough'), I thought I would create a sticky that changed the focus a little.... This is a thread for posters to use to recognise 'every day'...

Emma-Leigh‎, 09-01-2010 08:00 PM
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Sticky Thread Sticky: Training Program Basics

It is said that "working out" is when one just goes to the gym and does exercises whereas "training" is what one does when they are on a program designed to specifically progress them. If you are reading this, you are interested in finding a program that will progress you. Is This Training...

kfisherx‎, 08-23-2010 11:56 PM
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Thumbs up Sticky Thread Sticky: PowerLifting/Strongwomen!

Ladies, At your request, we have started a powerlifting/strongwomen sticky. If this is popular, we will create a subsection. Please stay on topic, off topic posts will be deleted! ENJOY ~~~ SHARE YOUR WISDOM, ASK FOR ADVICE or POST THOSE PRs!!! :)

StlBarbie‎, 03-29-2010 07:12 AM
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Sticky Thread Sticky: Muscle and Fitness Complete Guide to ABS ABS AND MORE ABS

Hi Ladies You know how we all bitch and complain about our abs but we never seem to know what to do and always stuck at the beginning or we have a six pack already but we really would like to try something new but not sure. This little booklet has it all. Well this booklet was delivered...

Mindi912‎, 07-10-2008 02:11 AM
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Sticky Thread Sticky: Squats, Benching, and Deadlifts - Read here!

SQUATS Having trouble with form? Want to know about all the different types of squats? If so there is a VERY good resource --> YouTube Series - Squat Rx! :D MORE SQUAT RESOURCES: Stronglifts - How to fix common squat problems Rippetoe - Going Deeper, Rippetoe - Back Squat Geometry Part...

Emma-Leigh‎, 09-15-2007 01:04 AM
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Need some guidance with my routine vs. starting a new one

Need some guidance with my routine vs. starting a new one I'll try to keep it short and simple, I'm 19 y/o female, 98lbs, 5'2/ Been lifting for a while but didn't start eating properly until the past few months. I'm bulking & now that I know I am in a surplus, I want to maximize my time at the...

floridagirl7‎, 01-26-2015 09:13 PM
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Legs and cardio on the same day?

Is it really that bad or do people over exaggerate? What if you do one in the AM, and then one in the PM? Or can you do it in the same session? (one after the other) What do YOU personally do? Thanks!

runliftandlove‎, Yesterday 10:51 AM
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What's possible while natural?

Hello, So I'm hoping I can get a bit of feedback. I am aspiring to begin physique competitions in the near future. My main question is, by going the natural route, is it possible for me to get anywhere close to ex. DLB status? I kill myself every day in the gym with hopes of one day achieving...

ambersalinas09‎, 01-26-2015 07:48 PM
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What do you think of this split?

Monday: Chet/shoulders/triceps + 30 minute incline run sprint Tuesday: Legs + abs Wednesday: Biceps/back + 45 minute moderate cardio Thursday: 30 minute incline walk in AM + Legs + abs in PM + yoga Friday: OFF Saturday: Total body weights + 20 minute hitt (sprints) Sunday: Yoga Any...

runliftandlove‎, Yesterday 10:40 AM
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Left booty bigger than the other?

Hello! Do you guys have any suggestions to what I can do to make both booty cheeks equal size? I can feel that the right booty cheek is smaller and softer and the other one is hard and perky. It's not something I am imaginating :-) I am currently squating, deadlifting, cable kicks,...

sallythao‎, 01-26-2015 11:52 AM
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Jamie Eason's Live Fit

Hi Everyone! Not sure if this is the right place to post this in, I am rather new to the forum! I started the Live Fit Program last Monday. I have been going regularly to the gym since May 2014 or so and Ive lost about 20kgs in the past year. However I wanted to try something new and...

Vilence‎, 01-21-2015 08:22 AM
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Looking to improve my plan - Intermediate

I posted this in the "general" (men's) section yesterday but haven't gotten a response yet. I though I'd try here. :) I've been working out almost non-stop with weights for 5 years now but I feel like I've come to a plateau. Only this past week I've actually started increasing the weights that...

CAlexRose‎, 01-22-2015 03:02 PM
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Could I get opinions and feedback on this split I'm considering?

Okay first my current goal are to build muscle and strength in my legs. I'd like to build strength in my arms also but am not super concerned about building them because they grow very well and I'm not looking to compete or anything. I just love to lift as a hobby and am wanting to build my quads,...

kyraschmidt‎, 01-26-2015 05:47 PM
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Unhappy Do bodybuilders think people that work out at home are lazy?

So I came on here to learn how to lift weights and hopefully get some advice but so far have not spoken to anyone on this site. I can't afford a trainer or a gym so working out is left up to me. "The blind leading the blind" as it were. I have posted a few topics about working out from home with...

AnnSea‎, 01-06-2015 06:46 PM
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Last tip needed

Ok I know this isn't the first time I'm asking for training tips here, and this will be the last time I promess :$ So I'm a noob, trying to gain muscle. Started PHUL routine a week ago on oregonchick's advise, and lovin it, perfect timing and schedule for me. But Ive read everywhere 3 days...

dominorosae‎, 01-26-2015 12:17 PM
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Question Fitness Blender Video's - Yay or nay?

Hey ladies, I'm brand new to this whole thing and am wanting to workout at home until I build some more confidence to go to a gym. I'm 5"4, 120lbs with an estimated 21% body fat. I want to gain real muscle and totally change my body! I've got 3 days a week I can work out so I figured one day:...

AmethystBlue‎, 01-25-2015 02:23 PM
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question about training with broad shoulders/wide upper back

Hey everyone! I'm pretty new to bodybuilding, and before I establish a solid workout routine I'd like to get your opinion on something. I have an "inverted triangle" body shape, meaning my shoulders are wider than my hips. I feel like I carry most of my weight in my upper arms/upper body and...

nevagetsfit‎, 01-24-2015 07:11 PM
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Barbell Glute Bridge - How much weight?

I've started doing barbell glute bridges with 66lbs (the bar weighs 20 kg (45lbs) and I added 5kgs on each side). I don't feel the weight in my glutes yet - might be because their still inactive, or because the weight is too low. Also I've used a foam pad around the bar, but it feels really heavy...

mietz‎, 01-19-2015 03:10 PM
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30 Day Glute Challenge

Has anyone tried Bret Contreras 30 day glute challenge, and can tell me if they had got results from this? (It is a bodyweight program.) Or if I shouldn't bother, and wait until my back is stronger and I am able to do the exercises with barbells? ...

mietz‎, 01-16-2015 04:44 PM
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Weighted glute bridges - slide

When I do weighed glute bridges (using more than my bw), I am sliding now. I lift my hips and my shoulder go sliding away. Any suggestions on stopping this. I alternate workouts with hip thrusts. Should I just do hip thrusts?

rdkstar‎, 01-21-2015 08:09 AM
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Curious about PHUL - but want to tweak lower body workouts?

I've looked into some programs out there and one that I feel would suit me is PHUL. Looking at the exercises for upper body, it's basically what I do each week and I like that I can train each muscle group twice a week instead of one. Only I don't like the lower body workouts. For lower power,...

kgrrl‎, 01-20-2015 08:37 AM
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What BF% to get to before training abs?

I've heard several times that you need to lose the fat that is covering your abs before you ever see your abs. So doesn't that mean instead of spending time doing crunches and ab exercises that I should do more cardio to try and get my BF% down and better my chances of seeing abs? So what BF%...

lizardmuscle‎, 01-22-2015 11:02 PM
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Exclamation When do you see the best results? (weight-lifting Q)

Sorry if this sounds stupid. But I hear so many different stories so I figure i'd ask this questions with experienced BB females. When you lift weights and you begin to feel the lactic-acid burn do you: A. Stop Immediately B. Continue a little further with the burn C. Push through the burn...

Euipoi‎, 01-20-2015 02:14 PM
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No glute activation

I feel like there is something wrong with me..I can't get my glutes to activate during exercises at all.. I never ever have a sore butt except for when I run. :(

viccles007‎, 01-10-2015 11:32 PM
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Smile What do you think of my training plan?

Hi all. Just joined bodybuilding.com, have been training for around a week on this program. Wanted your advice on how to get started and your opinions on my training plan (see below). I am a 23 y/o female who has always been into fitness. I am 'big boned' at 10.9kg i'm not fat but would...

ionakathryn‎, 01-20-2015 06:00 AM
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Bikini physique training (and Strong Curves!)

Hi ladies I have been lifting for around 2.5 years and have always focussed on the big 3 - squats, deads and bench press, along with accessory exercises in a split of legs, back, chest + shoulders. But am now questioning whether this is working for me. I want to sign up for a photoshoot...

Gemma007‎, 01-19-2015 09:43 AM
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Krnees Creek During Squats

Yesterday I was doing sets of squats at 100 pounds. The problem was that my knees were creaking when I did. I've been taking cod liver oil for my joints and most seem to do well but my knees right now. Has anyone else had this problem, and what can help?

gold81‎, 01-18-2015 06:44 AM
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Bodybuilders with Diabetes

Hello, I am a 38 years old female training and considering the possibiltiy of starting to compete in Fitness and body Figure, but at the moment and I am looking for any type of advice from possibles bodybuilders with Diabetes type I if there is any one available through any of the...

yol_rosa‎, 05-02-2009 03:45 AM
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strong curves?

I just finished reading "strong curves" and I am so confused. It says if you want to work out 4x per (week which is optimal it says) You follow this format: workout A, workout B, workout A, workout C. I am confused because for example Workout A involves a One arm db row and workout B involves...

mtnliones5‎, 01-18-2015 06:00 PM
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Good time to bulk, or no?

Hi all! I'm really sorry if this is in the wrong section - feel a little like a rabbit stuck in the headlights in these forums at the moment! Short back story - a few years back I suffered severely from anorexia and, as a result, lost pretty much all the muscle mass that I naturally had. My...

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