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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: 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: 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: ***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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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: 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: 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: 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: 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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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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In need of help.

Hello guys , first thing to say is that i'm new to this forum so if i'm doing anything wrong or posting in the wrong categorie , please let me know. I'm 16 years old , 193cm (6'4") and weigh about 64kgs (141 pounds). I started lifting about 9 months ago. I did not know where to start so I just...

xplatinumx‎, Today 01:00 AM
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is the v genetic?

I'm getting frustrated bc I litterally have no lower abs. or v. Are those all genetic or am I doing something wrong because I feel pretty lean

Hunterhkm‎, Yesterday 04:11 PM
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What to do after my first cut cycle ?

I just wanted to pick an advice from people who already went through this , bulked until i was 150 Lbs and then leaned down to 127 (about 8 to 10 Bf ) , also lowered my calories as low as 700 to burn dem chubby cheecks (still got face fat tho) , these are my questions . 1.-Should i go for a...

Youngboy14‎, Yesterday 08:31 PM
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Building a Bigger Chest

Hi, I've been working out for around 5 months now and building a good amount of muscle -- at least an amount I'm content with. I weigh 145lbs and bench around 165 for 5 (full down to chest rom). The thing is, I feel my chest has been somewhat lacking in size. I know people who bench just as...

Gv3006‎, Yesterday 06:34 PM
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is my waist too wide?

I've been lifting for around 14-15 months so far i just started cutting a month ago another month and a half to go just turned 18 and i was wondering if my waist is too wide? considering that i want to compete in mens physique and teen physique eventually i just wanted u guys opinion on if my...

ckko817‎, Yesterday 07:09 PM
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What % bf am I?

I've decided to start tracking my macros, but I have always eaten junk food and recklessly my whole life, so I don't know where to start. To figure out my maintenance calories for the day, I need a bf%. I know that calipers or going to the doctors will be more accurate, however I don't have any...

PhillipQ25‎, 09-27-2016 11:17 PM
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Confused with my Numbers

I'm 17, and a football player. I weigh 203 pounds and am 5'11. around 23 percent body fat. My max deadlift is 335, is that good? But my squat is nowhere near that, around 250. I heard that your squat should be more than your deadlift, is that correct? Also, my bench is 185 max. Are my numbers...

Kiqzu‎, Yesterday 06:42 PM
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bulk up or drop weight for wrestling?

I'm a junior in high school & only a 2nd year wrestler and i'm 5'10 165lbs, i can't decide if i want to be a big 152 wrestler or keep bulking and be a decent sized 160. I just want to get some opinions on what weight others think i should wrestle because i plan on putting a couple more pounds on...

hoorahgerth‎, Yesterday 09:04 AM
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Question about progressive overload

Im trying to get 8 reps for 4 sets when doing bench. So today i had 8/8/7/4 for reps per set. So every chest workout should i keep doing the same weight till i hit 8 reps for 4 sets. And if i eventuall do should i increase the reps or more weight?

Zoo87‎, Yesterday 04:55 PM
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Tailbone hurts when squatting.

So this is my first post. I work out with the rest of the football team since I play football. I am currently 13 years old and have been having trouble with my tailbone when I squat. I have been lifting weights since I was 10 and never had a problem with my tailbone. Since a few months ago, I've...

SuperJayXD‎, 09-29-2016 06:24 PM
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Author needs to interview teenagers about bodybuilding

Hey, guys. You may have heard about muscle dysmorphia or the "Adonis complex." If you feel small or inadequate despite all your lifting and gains, you may have it. Perhaps the bodybuilding lifestyle is interfering with other aspects of your life. Perhaps it's getting in the way of friendships. Or...

wordriot‎, Yesterday 11:48 AM
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From 185 to 140, Dont know what to do

First of I want to thanks bodybuilding for their great posts that I found and helped me throughout this journey, Ive come across with so many that I dont think I can count each one of them. This has been the most hardest summer I had in my life almost 5 months of hardwork and it paid off. For that...

BeastReverse‎, 09-29-2016 02:28 PM
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Tips on aesthetic chest? Nipple downwards?

Im dissappointed that my nipple i so high up on the chest, I like the more, aesthetic looking chest, where the nipple is pointed downwards and the pecs are "taking over" the chest. It really is annoying me, that I can't progress. I have been doing incline db presses and incline barbell......

Tordbrah‎, Yesterday 12:52 PM
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Are Goblet Squats a good replacement for BB Squats?

Some days it's very hard to get a hold of a rack at the gym and I like to get my workouts done in as little time as possible. Are Goblet Squats as good as doing a back or front squat?

Suzan97‎, Yesterday 10:46 AM
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Genetics - Body shape - Proportions

Hi everybody. I've been practicing this sport for 2 years and 6 months. I started at the age of 16 and now I'm 19 (In March I'll be 20). My starting weight was 60 kg (132 lbs) and now I weigh 79 kg (174 lbs) at the height of 1.83 m (6 ft). Lately I got very discouraged, because I don't see the...

simonboti‎, 09-23-2016 10:17 AM
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Excessive Weight Lifting

I'm a beginner, as you might've guessed, I've had this really stupid idea and it's seemed to work so far. I've had stupidly high gains from this, and it doesn't seem to have bottle necked yet. 100 Leg Extensions 100 Squats 100 Lateral Pull Downs 100 Incline Chest Presses 100 Pectoral Flys ...

CrowthatisWhite‎, 09-29-2016 05:51 PM
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What To Do?

I've bulked up to 75 kgs... I have some muscle on me but also belly fat and face fat... So yeah definitely some fat. My height is 180cm... Should I cut down to like 60kgs and then do a really slow bulk again... I'm hoping that at 60kgs and my height I don't look too skinny. Any advice...

RimzyRC‎, 09-29-2016 02:03 PM
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Good shoulder/hips ratio?

Yo, Title says it all ... p.s keep in mind i m working out for a year and i was like 130 lbs when i started lol

Milos108‎, Yesterday 12:56 PM
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Good high school deadlift

What is considered a good high school deadlift? I am 15(sophomore) 5'6 and 140 pounds, I can DL 300 for 1 rep, I've been deadlifting for about 2 months, but lifting for 2 years. Any advice would be great, thanks

ray98‎, 12-11-2013 06:57 PM
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Can a strength training program help you if you can't gain mass ?

If you follow a strength routine for 3 months or more ( like Stronglifts 5x5 ) And then you go back to an hypertrophy routine , will you see results ?

RockyBalboa935‎, 09-29-2016 12:09 PM
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19 year old, bodybuilding.

Hey guys! I am 19 years old, around 220, 5'11. 34 inches in the waist, 43 inches in the chest. I've always been a little bit on the bigger side, but at the age of 17 i started lifting weights, and I feel like i developed to be more 'massive' rather than just chubby. I am stronger compared to my...

MaxUSA‎, 09-29-2016 01:39 PM
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Can I grow my side delts without lateral raises?

I've had this pain in both my shoulders for almost 5 years now and there's nothing I can do. I can't do lateral raises even with a 5lb dumbbell. I do full body workouts, and I can do 1 or maybe 2 shoulder exercises every 2 days. I've noticed there's almost no gainz on my side delts, although...

kristofrein‎, 09-28-2016 11:41 PM
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Chest exercises on 3 one 1 off

Hi Guys I'm doing a routine I found on here (Derekets 3 on 1 off) and pretty happy with the routine except the chest work. He has incline BB and then Incline DB work with some flat flys. I'm thinking of changing it to something like Flat BB bench 5x5 (strip weight and do 3x10) Incline DB press...

SanShou007‎, 09-28-2016 02:14 PM
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any tips on getting a bigger bench and having a neutral spine during deadlifts?

having a problem with getting a neutral spine during deds and benching 5x5 without missing a rep any tips to fix these? also i'm an idiot whose recovering from ego lifting for 2 years :( my bench is stronger than my squat

indiesrock‎, 09-28-2016 08:58 PM
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small bones

hi i am 15 years and 8 month old my problem is my arms bones are too thiny wht can i do to increase bone size its too small bones

Alexender1‎, 09-29-2016 09:18 AM
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