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Sticky Thread Sticky: The importance of Hydration - Heads up

What's up brothers I've always been the person who barely drinks enough during the day. Causes were exhaustion, bad breath as well as weakness and headaches. One week ago I started drinking ~4 liters of water a day and I feel so much better! I used to be sleepy and have the above symptoms all...

AlexTheNewbie‎, 06-26-2013 06:43 AM
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Sticky Thread Sticky: The Official Stupid Question Thread: PART 2

THREAD RULES: Ask any question having to do with bodybuilding, powerlifting, sports etc. doesn't matter how dumb the question...we won't flame...do it :) **This thread is for serious questions, and for those wanting good, helpful answers, trolling and flaming will be negged** ADDITIONAL...

N4J4R‎, 11-23-2012 07:56 AM
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Sticky Thread Sticky: Why beginner routines are necessary

BEWARE, VERY LONG WRITE UP There has been a lot of debate and bashing in this section for awhile over the recommendation of beginner routines over other routines. So I wrote this up to give the main reasons of why its important to run a beginner routine. My take on it Beginner routines...

CWGame‎, 07-31-2015 09:50 PM
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Sticky Thread Sticky: Stretching? You are doing it wrong...

I was speaking with a gymnast and I learned many things. If you are not stretching...you are doing it wrong : It is important to improve the flexibility of tight muscles for : -Injury prevention -More efficient position, especially for squat -Better posture If you dont stretch...

Saintsqc‎, 04-21-2013 12:33 PM
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Sticky Thread Sticky: Basic Advice and Information for New Posters and Lifters

INTRODUCTION This thread will attempt to cover a broad spectrum of different, yet equally important, topics. Information ITT will be as succinct as possible to both minimize clutter and hit on what I personally consider to be some of the main points. The main target audience of this thread is...

N4J4R‎, 12-10-2012 05:42 AM
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Sticky Thread Sticky: Answers To Every Beginner Thread Ever

First off, you're starting to lift. You need a good program, a basic beginner program is easily the best choice and will yield the best results (Two highly acclaimed examples would be Mark Rippetoe's Starting Strength or ICF 5x5 by Jason Blaha.) Post videos of your main lifts (squat, bench,...

Achieving‎, 06-14-2015 10:15 PM
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Sticky Thread Sticky: If you are injuried, GTFIH --- Common weight room injuries and how to deal with it

If you are injuried, go see your doctor. It is impossible to get a diagnosis through a forum. The purpose of this post is to answer common question in regard to an injury (traumatic and overuse injuries) : -How it happen -What is the problem -What can I do to fix it -How can I avoid it ...

Saintsqc‎, 12-28-2012 11:48 AM
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Sticky Thread Sticky: Official: BASIC Knowledge on a variety of topics

Whether your goals are bodybuilding, powerlifting, losing weight, or just trying to get into shape, then this thread will help you get all the info you need to get started on the right path. Anything Regarding Workout Routines Starting strength-...

Whitekoala‎, 12-02-2012 09:42 AM
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Sticky Thread Sticky: ***Rippetoe's Starting Strength (and other Ripp novice programs) FAQ***

Continued/revised from previous thread, seen here: http://forum.bodybuilding.com/showthread.php?t=131379243 Please read all 3 opening posts before making a reply or asking a question. What is it? Starting Strength (SS) is a novice lifting routine written by Mark Rippetoe. It is also a...

Farley1324‎, 11-20-2013 06:24 PM
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Arrow Sticky Thread Sticky: General Forum Rules

Welcome to the Bodybuilding.com Forums It is our hope that the members of the forums will help each other in providing motivation and information to those looking to reach their fitness goals. To protect our members and the forums, the following rules are effective in all sections. Please take...

ForumSentinel‎, 05-19-2014 08:12 AM
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Returning to the gym

In short, during high school, I began lifting and had great success with the MAX OT plan. I quit the gym altogether and began to get unhealthy. I'm now a senior in college and recently, I've done some HIIT and began lifting again to get acclimated to exercise. I've been doing Kris Gethin's...

chadori‎, Today 02:44 PM
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Unsupportive parents

Hey guys! I have been bulking this past year. At first I had a time eating enough but that improved now after a year I have put on more fat than I had hoped so my diet was definitely not perfect. The problem is that my parents don't support me in this at all. If I ever mention weighing our...

Andersdk‎, Yesterday 03:42 PM
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Body weight exercise

Greetings beautiful gentlemen I will make it quick,I'm interested in this "Street workout" routine For beginners 11 Pull ups,15-30 sec rest,26 (any) push ups 15-30 sec rest,then repeat.. 5 sets of each? What do you think and what would you add/change? :)

TheRealMASTAH‎, Today 10:56 AM
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Question A way to gain muscle mass and strenght without gym?

Because my local gyms do not accept people with my age group is there any way to build muscle mass + strength at home? I do have some equipment like bench and dumb bells(but they're very limited in weight). I have taken body weight into consideration but i haven't found a program i can follow...

NDanielGr‎, Today 09:29 AM
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Future Competing

Hello everybody , I'm currently 17 years old , weighting in at 158 lbs 6'"1 at around 9-10 % bf , my plan is to bulk up the upcoming winter , and even compete in an amateur bodybuilding show the next summer . I'm not really doing it mainly to go there and win first place , I just want to prove to...

Theiraz‎, Yesterday 01:20 PM
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Cutting To Lose Fat and Build Muscle

Hey I'm currently cutting to lose some fat Ive been doing this for about 3 months lost 32 pounds. I started lifting about 2 months ago as I didn't want to lose any musclr if any I currently consume 2200 calories daily as my maintainance is 2700 according to onlime caland I don't wanna keep starving...

MJPSSJG‎, Yesterday 03:30 PM
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do i look small? honest opinion

im 17 5'8 162lbs currently how I'm looking after one year of training posted a before and after a couple days if u wanna check out my progression :) thanks guys

ckko817‎, Today 10:47 AM
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Bad Back Spasms after workout. Help?

Hello, today I woke up at around 5:30. I lifted and ran treadmill. The target was back and chest. Hours after the workout, I've been having a muscle spasm near the top of my back. My doctor told me that I have some bad muscle spasms in my back, and I have a very slight sculosisis. It's been kind of...

MarcusCouch1‎, Today 10:34 AM
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8% bodyfat dangerous?

Hey guys. I just wanted to ask if it is dangerous to cut to 8% bodyfat as a teenager.

nilsaqcu‎, Today 07:31 AM
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Cool 14 year old wanting to start lifting. Any help?

I'm 14 years old, about to be 15, and I really want to start weight training. Last year I decided I wanted to lose any fat I had (but I was still skinny) to reveal abs, I thought I could achieve this by doing 1 hour cardio everyday. I ended up restricting my diet, sacrificing meals with friends and...

zakariyyaa‎, Today 09:51 AM
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My lifts so far

Hi I'm 16 and I've been lifting for 1 year and a half. I went from 115 to 160 (fat) I've done programs like icf 5x5 , candito program and now on week 10 mad cow 5x5. My lifts are 170 bench x 3 , 270 squat x3 and 225 x3 deadlift . I want to really build some muscle while I'm bulking so I was...

Thecornerback‎, Yesterday 09:45 PM
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Unhappy Getting my wisdom teeth out bland diet for a couple days

I'm getting my wisdom teeth out in 1 hour. Recovery is from 3-5 days, I will have to eat bland foods. I am bulking. Will I lose muscle because I wont be able to eat enough? I also wont be able to go to the gym. What can i do?

santiagoromero‎, Today 07:55 AM
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Teens trying to cut/lose weight- why you shouldn't (Story Time)

Warning - Long read and no cliffs, deal with it. Too many kids/teens have been posting about cutting and getting abs lately, **** is getting old and telling them not to cut does not work; so here it is, why you should not cut as a teen. Ok, so this is a long read but it is something I feel...

gbullock32‎, 10-15-2015 10:01 AM
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Bulk or cut?

18y/o 69kgs 177cm 18% bf(54.5 LMB)

4rty7‎, Today 06:33 AM
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Vacation weight gain fear

Hello everyone. I just turned 18 yesterday, 6'2 and 165 lbs. I used to be a plump pre teen and I'm assuming puberty did its thing and I'm no longer overweight as I used to be. However, I am in constant fear that I will go back to looking like my old self if I eat a lot. I tend to count calories but...

konrad1198‎, Today 07:11 AM
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Is this too much food? (Bulking)

Basically i'm a 160lbs 19 year old male on a 5 day strength training split and currently in a caloric surplus. My query is, is the below too much food for building muscle and strength and will it just put on fat? I eat 4 meals and my macros are currently: 400 carbs, 180 protein, 80 fat. - Meal...

tioannou‎, Today 07:39 AM
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Cool Crawford vs Postol

Terrence Crawford (29-0, 20 KOs) unified the light welterweight division after a unanimous decision win over Victor Postol (28-1, 12 KOs) on Saturday night at the MGM Grand Garden Arena, Las Vegas, Nevada.

angelina154‎, Today 07:32 AM
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Switch back to 5x5 or stay with p/p/l

So I have been with the 5x5 for a year and made strength gains. I weigh 125, and my squats used to be at 155x5 and bench was 160x5. Ever since I switched to p/p/l my squats dropped to 115 and my bench to 125 ( for reps ). People suggested that I stick with 5x5 until I hit the 4/3/2 THEN switch to...

BingDingOw‎, Today 07:35 AM
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Exclamation Workouts taking around 2 hours with icf5x5

So my workouts with icf5x5 are usually around 2 hours or more. I was wondering if this is okay because I saw a video of a guy(Scott Herman) explaining how long workouts can slow down progress and reduce muscle gains. Should I look into cutting the time down on the program or look for another...

ShreddedShiv‎, Today 01:57 AM
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Question Is this wrong? am i hurting myself?

Hi i have some questions id like to get rid off, first of i am 16 and about 170 cm tall. Ive worked out for 2 and a half years now also playing football. 1. Am i training to much? I am working out 5 days a week with 2 cardio on the morning. Working out each section each time. cardio is on...

Aradorin‎, Yesterday 12:54 PM
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Question How come I look heavy but am light?

This bothered me for a while now, I always weigh myself after waking up whenever I weigh myself. And I know that is probably the lightest weight I am at a day. But whenever you ask someone who for example doesn't lift, are just as tall as you and don't look like they weigh more then me, they...

JSLift‎, Today 04:58 AM
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bench press problem

When i do bench press i have problem - for example when i go up bar goes little to the right or left not straight... I am benching with 42 kg and its really not hard but i cant stabilize the bar for some reason. what should i do ?

pushardernow‎, Today 04:59 AM
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Novice workout/plan?

There's a moderate chance this is the wrong thread and website for this, but either way i'm a skinny 17 yr old guy who's never lifted weights or really conmitted to any sort of workout regiment in my entire life. I have access to a small gym with very basic machines and dumb bells but am kind of...

17walkerj‎, Today 04:36 AM
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21% bodyfat should I continue bulking or start cutting?

I started bulking at may 29 at 130 lbs and I gained 16 pounds in less than 2 month now I'm 146 lbs and 21% should I start cutting? When I bulk I don't count calories because I suck at counting them I gained a little muscle and lot of fat

jakesmith2000‎, Yesterday 09:40 PM
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Plateau Help with before and after pictures

Hi everyone. Ive been cutting for about 5 months now. i went from around 22% bf to 12% now. I want to reach 10% and then reverse diet and then start a lean bulk. Basically, i was hitting plateaus all through my cut and i dealt with these plateaus by lowering my carbs. Now I'm doing a low carb diet....

abideen1‎, 05-18-2014 09:53 AM
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