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Sticky Thread Sticky: The Official Stupid Question Thread: PART 3

Welcome to the Official Stupid Questions thread. In this thread you can ask any question related to weight lifting, nutrition, injuries and any other issues or questions pertaining to Physical Conditioning. Talk about steroids due to forum policy is banned. THREAD RULES: This thread is...

CWGame‎, 01-21-2017 10:34 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 01:33 PM
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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 10:50 PM
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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 07:43 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 11:15 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 12:48 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 06:42 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 10:42 AM
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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 09:12 AM
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How do i fix me? Im ruined...

Hi, new to fitness world. Put this in teen section cuz i have a body of a 12 year old when im 28 lol. How the hell do i fix my body? Ive completly ruined it and dont no where to start. Just look at my profile pic for a laugh haha, the only thing that gets bigger when i eat more is that pyramid...

Michae1Marsha11‎, 02-12-2018 03:15 PM
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Just Turned 14. how much is suitable to lift

Hey there. I just turned 14 the other day (please keep in mind I just turned 14) and was speaking to my p.e teacher and he said it is suitable to lift weights as long as I can physically handle it comfortably. So yesterday I went to the shop bought aload of weight plates etc and made 2...

Ishy49‎, Yesterday 09:20 AM
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New workout program?

Anyone have any good programs? I have done strength lift for beginners 5x5 or whatever it’s called, looking for another program to try

09nickb‎, Yesterday 10:41 PM
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How long to recover?

So i went on vacation for 6 days and missed the gym. How long does it take to get my lifts back to normal?

Sean4554‎, Yesterday 10:47 AM
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New to bodybuilding, HELP.

Hey bodybuilders. So today I got this sudden motivation to start working on my body, but I'm no expert on the physical stuff so I don't know where to start? I just turned 17, I'm 5'5 & weigh 135 pounds with a lil belly fat and I still look like a 13 year old stuck in 7th grade lol so I decided I...

SpartanSlayer‎, Yesterday 05:14 PM
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Is it possible to have a physique like Jeff Seid?

I'm not sure if he's natural or not, but I'd love to look like him one day. If you don't know who he is check out his Instagram or google him. So would someone with basic genetics and a good routine be able to look like him? And how long would it take?

WrestlerMan123‎, 03-19-2017 06:44 PM
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New Program

What program other than Fierce 5 do you guys recommend? I've been going to the gym for 6 months now and have made some good progress going from 120 to 145lb, 5' 8" 15 years old. My Maxes for the Golden 5 (not the best, don't flame me): Bench: 145 Squat: 200 Deadlift: 225+ BOR: 125 OHP:...

shernx‎, 02-20-2018 09:04 PM
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A question about the beginner routine

I got a question about the 5x5 beginner routine Can i do the compound exercises with like 4 sets of 10 instead of 5 sets of 5 reps? It's my third week and I was doing a DL today with 66 pounds, and somebody suggested I do the exercise with 22 pounds but I do 10 reps So I wanted to ask you guys...

Petar3615‎, Yesterday 04:30 AM
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How can I lose fat? Dumb it down for me

All these different answers I get when looking this **** up is annoying sl. Im not overweight but I do have some body fat i would like to get rid off but at the same time NOT LOSE MUSCLE. What's the most efficient way to do this? 1) How many calories should i eat? (Im 17, 5 foot 7, 143 lbs) 2)...

NYKNeil‎, 01-24-2018 07:08 PM
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Average bicep size

What's the average bicep size of a BBer here at bb.com? If every1 posts their bicep size(") and we can see. No flaming ,it would be interesting to know that's all! elcrack66

elcrack66‎, 01-02-2006 01:28 PM
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Should I lift heavy?

Okay, so people have been telling me not to lift heavy. I have been for months now and I haven’t gotten any injuries from lifting over the past 7/8 months. I’m 15 years old, 6ft 2 and 205lbs. When I started lifting I was 171lbs so it has benefitted me massively, and I started on 5x5 workouts. So...

xdmorganx‎, 01-24-2018 04:08 PM
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Teen starting off

So I wanna take a step to change my life in a positive direction. Not going to lie before I was in a huge calorie deficit restricting myself. I weigh 115 and I’m 5’10” I want to start better nutrition and a lifting program but don’t know where to start. I bought a food scale not to restrict myself...

aolb12‎, 02-12-2018 09:29 AM
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How to Lean Bulk (Gain Muscle, Not Fat)

Hey everyone, I wanted to clear some confusion on how to actually do a Lean Bulk. A lot of people confuse it with simply eating just clean foods, others with bulking for a 6 weeks, cutting for 3 weeks etc. Often times, it's a common thought that you NEED to eat 5k+ calories to gain muscle,...

Gobroh‎, Yesterday 02:06 PM
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Question

I have, been lifting for about 4 months consistently and have made some noticeable gains, i was 52.kg (im 5'9) when i first started and am now hovering around 60kg (ofc that's not all muscle). I am an ectomorph and have a body fat percentage of about 10% maybe even lower, I really want toned abs,...

TheSnari‎, Yesterday 03:14 PM
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Did I screw up? Started lifting too early

Hey guys, I want some opinions. Did I start lifting too early and consequently lost some potential height? I started lifting in june 2014 at 1 month to 14 years old. I had 53 kg. Today Im 17 and a half and I weigh 86 kg and 183cm (6 ft). Did I lose some potential heght here? I have a cousin...

hebrewhybrid‎, 02-04-2018 06:59 AM
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Dumbbell Skullcrusher stall ......... help please !

Today i had to do a 3x10 skullcrusher with 8+8 kg First set i got 10 reps Second set i got 7 reps Third set i got 5 reps I failed it basically :( What should i do now ? I can only increase 2 kg with dumbbells ( from 6 kg to 8 kg ) , i don't have 0.5 kg plates ... Help please !

RockyBalboa935‎, 02-20-2018 12:01 PM
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Update on Competing in NPC

Hey guys. As some of you may remember, I posted about a month ago asking for some advice to help me prepare for a possible show in the distant future. As of this past week, I've picked a show, which will take place in roughly 1 year and have a coach lined up. I'll be competing in open mens physique...

Sjallday‎, 11-19-2017 11:46 PM
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Skinny fat bulking questions

hello everyone, basic story all my days i was a fat little kid at my heaviest i was 216lbs so more or less did extreme fasting essentially starved my self all the way down to 155lbs, sometime passed i actually learned about nutrition and how much carbs fats etc to get daily. so now i am trying...

elcraigo‎, Yesterday 09:44 AM
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Why cant you gain muscle with a calorie deficit with right amount of protein?

So I am skinny fat, and I just want to be lean. I read through multiple threads about muscle gain on a calorie deficit and everyone would say you cant gain any muscle as you need to eat more than your maintenance to be able to build muscle. But lets say my maintenance is 2000 and I lowered my...

4102Bunny‎, Yesterday 09:42 AM
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Reset Squat

I need to restart my squat. I’ve realised that the last cpl weeks my squats have been too heavy and I haven’t been getting eniugh depth at all, at 80KG. I therefore need to go back to 60KG and build back up from there with better form. How should I go about doing this? Just drop straight back down...

JMadd8‎, 02-20-2018 11:09 AM
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I lost 100+ lbs and my body looks horrendous what can I do?

Quick backstory I was roughly 300lbs in April 2017 got sick of being fat. Crashed dieted over summer post high school until August went down to about 230ish. Cleaned up my diet with a good caloric deficit around 2000ish calories and went to gym from September 2017 to now Feb 2018. Now I am 178ish...

LearnToProgress‎, 02-20-2018 11:45 PM
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I'm 17 years old & I've been working out for 6 months with barely any results.

Hey guys, I'm going to try and keep this short and simple because I know you don't want to read a big block of text. I'm 17 years old and 5 foot 10. I started working out about 6 months ago. 6 months ago, I weighed about 170 pounds. Now 6 months later, I weigh 185 pounds (so I gained weight, which...

ramziohs‎, 01-24-2018 03:55 PM
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Losing weight help

184 cm 88 kg age 16 Currently using Vikings actor Alex hogs upper body program for strengt. But i need to lose weight. How can i lose weight at the same time?

notamadafaka‎, Yesterday 01:22 AM
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Combining street workout with gym problem

Hi! I’ve been training in the gym for about 4 months and I decided I want to learn street workout skills(front lever,handstand etc) so I added it to my workout plan:Sunday-gym Monday -gym and Thursday- street workout. and repeat it for the rest of the week. Now while I’m training my SW workout I...

shalevreis12‎, 02-20-2018 10:57 PM
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Need desperate help on beginner nutrition.

Keep in mind im a total newbie to nutrition. Ive been going to the gym now for 8 months with somewhat consistency. Ive made strength gains but no muscle gains due to my lack of nutrition knowledge. I try to buy foods but I dont know if im buying the right stuff. This is what im meant to be taking...

mars959‎, 01-30-2018 09:50 AM
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