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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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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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5x5 vs 3x12

So today I was discussing gym with my friend who has been training for a couple of years , he is 18. He told me he does 5 sets of 5 reps, I asked him why are you doing 5x5 , I thought that was for beginners, he said it stimulates muscle hypertrophy but it mainly concentrates on gaining strength....

klaudmjj‎, Today 10:30 AM
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What is your 3 lift total (bench, deadlift,squat?)

What is your 3 lift total (bench, deadlift,squat?) Un assisted only so no bench suits or anything. please dont make this into a). an untruthful thread where you lie about your totals b). a joke thread where people make lame jokes, and yes guys, they are LAME.

HUGEtom‎, 06-10-2004 01:25 AM
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how to compete in benchpress?

Hi, i live in the UK and currently interested in competing in Bench only meets. I'm currently 15 and i believe i'm currently 70kg, unfortunately i don't have a weight scale which is an issue as i cannot tell how much i weigh. i can bench 102.5 kg with good form and technique. I can bench...

mrlucamk‎, Today 05:51 AM
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Is 4x6-12 pyramid too much?

Currently doing SL5x5 for almost 5 months. Decided to make my routine 50/50 strength/hypertrophy to build a bit of size. What I did is 4 W/Os SL5x5 then 4 W/Os hypertrophy. Same W/Os as SL5x5, the only difference is the sets (4 sets), reps (6-12 reps) and the pyramid overload. I started with 2/3 of...

Gleendel‎, 11-11-2018 06:40 AM
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Exclamation Should I Bulk or Cut?

I’m 18 I’m 5’8 My weight is about 146. I have man boobs and kinda of a skinny fat body type (it’s probably bad genetics). I’ve been going to the gym for about 5 months now and the only thing noticeable are my arms are bigger. The reason why is because idk if I should bulk up or cut and go down to...

rickystripes‎, Yesterday 11:06 PM
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Squats

Is it easier to hit depth in a high bar or a low bar squat? I’ve always struggled with flexibility in my legs but my upper body is incredibly flexible which is weird

baseball007‎, Yesterday 05:30 PM
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Unhappy Help For a Lost 14 Year Old Looking to Gain Muscle

Not Sure where i should post this, sorry im new to bodybuilding.com. I turned 14 about three months ago, and for the past 6 months I've started an upper body workout routine. I'm not going to mention my routine as that would be very long, however, I will say that it worked as I used to be only able...

GonnaBeStrong1‎, 11-11-2018 09:04 PM
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How much weight should I gain?

So im 17 and I'm 6'1 and 140 lbs, yeah I know I'm skinny lol. Im trying to put on 25-30lbs in 4 to 5 months. Considering how skinny I am, it wouldn't be harmful to put on that much weight quickly right? I wouldn't look fat if I gained this much weight right? Also I'm stating to work out. Going to...

GoodGuyJay‎, Yesterday 06:00 PM
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do i look out of shape?

i'm thinking about going to the gym i'm 14

throwingaway‎, Yesterday 04:21 PM
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What body type am I?

I’m a 16 year old bball player that just recently started lifting and I was wondering what body type I am so I could plan my workouts accordingly. I’m 6’6 if it is any help.

maxfe2001‎, Yesterday 03:55 PM
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Coolcicada's Push/Pull/Legs Routine

PLEASE: No debates about what routine is best. No debates about the usefulness of the deadlift. No debates about exercise selection and or frequency. Thank you. ______________________________________

Coolcicada‎, 11-21-2012 03:32 PM
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Not gaining weight, but gaining strength?

I have been on a slow bulk all year, put on 20 lbs. Lots of muscle, strength gone up a lot. Past 3 months I haven't put on weight but maintained it, I find it very hard getting past 165 lbs. My lifts are still going up but weight is not, is it possible I am still gaining muscle even if I'm not...

leydotisting‎, 11-09-2018 11:24 AM
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Question Tips for teen increasing strength + building muscle

Hey guys, I am 17. I am 5”11, and weigh around 162 pounds. I currently eat around 2200 calories a day. I want to increase my strength and build some muscle. My current lifts are: bench 60kg (132lbs), squat 70kg (154lbs) and deadlift 80kg (176lbs). Any tips on the best way to increase these lifts...

barnold12‎, 11-05-2018 03:45 PM
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Question Teen - Whey protein?

So, I turned 14 a few weeks ago. I do fullbody workouts at the gym 3x a week, and I also do some MMA training on the days that I don't go to the gym. Naturally, this leads me into asking if someone my age would benefit from protein shakes? I've read somewhere that excess protein at a young...

Soultrapp‎, 11-07-2018 09:50 PM
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best way to get rid of skinny fatness?

Any ideas?

sushi362‎, 06-19-2009 12:40 PM
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Post Pre/Post workout shakes.

Pre: A banana and a glass of orange juice, a tablespoon of honey. Post: Milk, two tablespoons of peanut butter, two tablespoons of almond meal and a scoop of protein powder. So guys, what goes in yours?

Technium‎, 09-25-2010 04:01 AM
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What are your big 3 numbers

What numbers you other teens hitting, on the big 3. What prs are you proud of? (Thread is meant for posting accomplishments not comparing)

TLWeight‎, 11-09-2018 12:21 PM
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Post A question about abs

Hello everyone.I am 17 years old and i am 25% bf ( im fatty ).Anyway i dont know if i have a 4 pack or a 6 pack.Cause when i put pressure in my belly i think i can feel only 4 abs??? Or is it the stomach that i feel ???? I have never done constistant exercise...

giannis315‎, 11-11-2018 02:06 PM
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Unhappy Con Cret Pre Workout Serious Side Effects

Whats up guys, I have been off this pre workout since last october... But I got off of it do to nasty side effects. For starters I lost my scooper and just added tons of preworkout in a small amount of water which was a terrible idea... After that i didnt eat for hours because I was at kennywood...

JerryAntonucci‎, 04-01-2015 06:53 PM
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Ab workout

Hi. Im 20 years old, 170cm tall and currently weight 135 pounds. I have been bulking for two months but since then i have gain too much belly fat and started cutting. I want to get abs before i start bulking again. Currently im following this workout - sit up - flat bench lying leg raise -...

christianng5‎, Yesterday 01:12 PM
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Shoulder Impingment

Hello, so 3 months ago I got a shoulder injury from bench pressing. I believe it is a shoulder impingment since I get pain when raising my arm upward. I am doing internal and external rotations. But till today I still have pain in my shoulder when raising my arm. I am apply hot water packs on my...

omaradas‎, Yesterday 12:06 PM
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Knee valgus?

I think I might have knee valgus. I posted a pic if you wanna see if this might be the case. I have had pain in my knee before that lasted several months, which actually happened while I was on a holiday. I guess we were standing a lot so that might have something to do with it because I didn't...

Puspernille‎, Yesterday 12:03 PM
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1 Year expectations, 2 Year expectations Aesthetically

Hi, first post ever so guide me if I'm doing it wrong haha What's a good 1 year expectation to have? What should I be expecting at the end of my second year in terms of how I look? I've been working out for about 10 months now, been serious for about 6. I'm 18. Started out skinny,looking...

Seither18‎, 11-10-2018 11:03 AM
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How much should I train?

A couple months ago I started boxing with a trainer. About 2 weeks ago I decided that I wanted to start fighting. So I stopped eating any refined sugars, processed foods, trans fats, etc. in the first week I dropped 11pounds(obviously mostly water weight) so this gave me a ton of motivation to...

Prosper69‎, 11-11-2018 05:50 AM
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What should I do?

When I was 13, I weighed about 140lbs/about 65kg and had very little muscle definition. This meant that I was really overweight and I really stupidly decided to go on a crash diet. I lost 20kg/42lbs in 6-8 weeks but ended up being skinny fat. At 14, I realised what a mistake I made and started...

Delude1‎, 11-10-2018 11:45 AM
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