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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 09:34 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 10:15 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 06:43 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: 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: 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: 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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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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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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Is this possible in 1 year? Gain 30lbs of muscle

Right now I am 17 years old 5'8 155 lbs, ive been lifting on and off the past 2 years but the past two weeks ive been really getting back into it. But anyways in 1 year is it possible to gain like 30 lbs of muscle? What would my workout plan be like? Should I just eat a lot of healthy food i was...

cconhunt‎, Yesterday 07:43 PM
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Friends keep skipping gym

I've been going to the gym with my 2 friends because they want to get fit. We're supposed to go at least 4 days a week but they keep making up excuses to not go, so they end up going only once or twice a week. They're also paying out $30 for PT sessions once a week. What can I do to make them go...

lubinstruben‎, Today 06:47 AM
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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 02:32 PM
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Post With my routine in the Gym, in how many time I could improve my Pull-Ups?

Hello fellas. I know, the Gym is of patience, but I wanna know, can I improve quite my Body-Weight exercises while I am to the gym? (Not only my Pull-Ups, although that is my first target). Okey, the thing is, I got in to the gym eight mounths ago and I have improve in many exercise, but in my...

Dazzle11‎, Today 07:05 AM
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Diet and workout please help.

Ok so I’m 15 and I have been working out for a month now and I’d like some advice on my diet and weights, anyway I’ll run you through my day keep in mind I have school so this diet caters around when I get to eat at school, Ok let’s out this out there as well I drink 1 gallon of water a day, close...

Brandonrhyse‎, Today 05:04 AM
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How to do something great with those girls? :D

Hi, Please give me some ideas what to do. I asked a girl to meetup and i also told her to bring some friends (because im high status) im doing muscle ups and it will only take 5 minutes. But i also told them to come but i dont want to be there 5 minutes and then go. I want to entertain them!...

SuheylTheGreat‎, Yesterday 10:11 PM
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What muscles to work

My arms look good from the sides but from the front they look like noodles. What muscles do I have to focus on? Yeah "tricep makes up 2/3 of the arm" and I do train my triceps; benching, pushdowns. I don't know what the problem is.

starnesb99‎, Yesterday 10:16 PM
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5x5 and deadlift question

Ive seen people do 5x5 where the first two sets are warmup ets and so basically it becomes 3x5 working sets. Is this really how it's supposed to be performed or is it just a style/preference? Also, should i use straps towards the end of my sets or just stick with the over/under grip?...

reyesalf‎, Yesterday 07:31 PM
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looking to increase sodium intake, any recommendations?

judging by what ive been eating on the days where i feel tired and drowsy and weak, i noticed my sodium intake on those days is a good bit lower than on the days i feel energized. when i workout i sweat alot from putting in my max effort, and i drink a good quantity of water throughout the day so i...

gokitty199‎, Yesterday 12:00 PM
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Am I going in the right path? [Skinny and Weak]

I am 17 years old, 130 pounds, 5'9. I used online calculators for my body fat % but most results varied. It was in the range of 11% -> 15%. I don't think I am considered skinny fat because my stomach is pretty flat and my ribs are always showing. What I've been Doing I've never lifted...

rayallenfan‎, Yesterday 06:52 PM
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Fats or chest muscles?

I have been doing chest workout for a few months and i wanna know if i'm gaining any chest muscle or these are just fats.

Jeremiah404‎, Yesterday 02:10 AM
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How to increase grip strength

So today I was doing dumbbell shrugs and I was doing 110 for 3x10 but I noticed that I was losing my grip on the dumbbell. The weight is fine and my form is fine so it’s not that it’s too heavy but I literally have trouble holding it when I get to my last 3 reps. Any help on how to increase...

NattyNation‎, Yesterday 05:35 PM
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Exclamation Need help on how to gain muscle!

So I lost 80 pounds and now Im at 161 pounds and at about 13% body fat. I want to start gaining muscle but im not sure what to do nutritionally since ive been lifting for a year now so I know what to do on the weights part sort of but have no clue nutritionally. Since I know you have to increase...

Lukstan‎, 10-07-2017 08:09 AM
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Talking 0-5 year progression

My progress from 17-22 years old. As you can see, 0-2.5 years I made pretty poverty gains. Then went on a strong cut 2.5-3 years. And have been bulking/cutting my way to where I am currently at 5 years. Starting weight: 170 2.5 years weight: 195 3 years weight: 170 5 years weight: 181 ...

stewfoo412‎, 10-14-2017 01:41 PM
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my friend is 56 kg and deadlifts 115 kg, no belt or anything, how?

Pretty much title sums it all up, he's very skinny, how can he deadlfit that much? he also deadlift it very clean. But hes bench is normal, around 65 kg, same with squat. Anyone?

12characters‎, Yesterday 12:58 PM
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So is this how much i should eat?

So I would like to gain maybe 15 pounds(mostly muscle) in around 4 months before my baseball season starts. I currently burn around 2000-2100 calories a day and I plan on eating around 2500 or so. Should I be able to hit my goal if I go to the gym around 4-5 times a week? *Edit: I also like to...

Sean4554‎, 10-15-2017 12:55 PM
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Mental fatigue?

Hey guys lately I’ve been pretty tired mentally. I haven’t been very joyful about going to the gym like usual. But when I get there I am able to have a good workout. I realize I am soon in need of a week off, I am also a day into week 3 off a program I am following. Should I finish the weeks...

Tendaskins‎, Yesterday 04:17 PM
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Post Opinions

Im looking into working out again, and want opinions on my current plan: Age: 14 Around 60kg 184cm 3000c vegetarian diet, 20%p-40%f-40%c 38kg 1RM Mainly fast twitch fibers, but I'd prefer to get into that 40% slow 60% fast to 50%-50% range. Around 11% bodyfat (I want to stay in this range)...

srJosh‎, Yesterday 03:29 PM
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Is it possible for me to get ripped without gym?

I'm 15 y/o and I really want to start doing what ever it takes to get ripped. I don't have access to a gym, because its very far from where I live, and I also don't have the money for it ATM. I have a yoga mat, pull up bar and 6.6lbs weights. What other equipment do you recommend me getting as...

danielswain‎, Yesterday 02:19 PM
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Gain 40 Pounds in one year

Hey guys was wondering how possible it is to go from 160 to 200 pounds in 1 year I’m 6ft 1 and 19yr old not looking to put on just muscle basically just weight I’ve been pretty skinny my whole life and just wanna reach 200ibs

theblackjew42‎, 10-12-2017 05:57 AM
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Cool Help with Bicep queries please

So, yesterday I did a back and bicep workout, it was a good hard workout, however today only my back and right bicep is sore, my left bicep is fine and I believe that muscle my workout my forearm is trying to do all the work for my left bicep. Would appreciate some help with this to improve for...

Pawleyy‎, 10-14-2017 07:48 AM
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Need help with nutrition and other things please

Hi, I’ve never used this website so please forgive me if I’ve broken any rules. Anyway, I’m 20, 5’9”, weigh 199lb and a newbie at the gym. I’ve started going to the gym and have been following a proper routine. I’ve got a friend helping me out too making sure I’m using the correct form. My...

TommySmith20‎, Yesterday 06:41 AM
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1 month training - question

Hey guys, been doing the fierce 5 program + forearms for a month now gone up from just able to lift the squat bar now to 15kg plates, bench 5kg now 10kg and overall strength gains. My diet is okay, I'll eat eggs toast and bacon every morning with a big glass Of milk and I change it up for lunch...

hiipower7‎, 10-13-2017 07:00 PM
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Lightbulb Minimum volume

I've heard about there being a minimum weekly workout volume range to produce hypertrophy and what not. But I was wondering if there is such a thing as minimum volume per exercise to get better at it? For instance if someone can flat bench 70kg for 3 sets of 5. Instead of just continuing linear...

Siddharth97‎, Yesterday 02:01 AM
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