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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 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: 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: 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: 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: 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: 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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Eat at maintenance and lift or eat at a surplus (15 years old)

Hey guys I’m a 15 year old thin guyand I’m not sure if I should do a recomp since I’m a beginner or should I just bulk. I uploaded some pictures on imgur to give you guys an idea of what I look like m.imgur.com/a/MLWqi

gdm7‎, Yesterday 11:09 PM
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Working core before Squats? Good or Bad

Ok so was just at the gym and I guy told me working or 'warming up' your core before you squat and deadlift help you to do more. It's often said working your core before hand is not a good thing etc.. But does doing core strengthening/stabilization exercises, such as planks and cable core...

JAMU‎, 07-02-2011 08:22 PM
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Whats my BF Precentage?

Question is in the title. Unforcently cannot post links to imgur yet so the two newest pics in my gallery are what i look like as of today. If anyone could give me a estimate of what my percentage is that would be amazing cause i do still want to cut if its higher then 13%

clayplay123‎, 11-22-2017 09:51 AM
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i am 18 with no hair

So i am 18 and i have as much hair on my arms as my 10 year old cusin, only just recently started growing armpit hair, no chest hair, mad hairy legs and butthole. My brother was at 14 ten times more hairy than i am now. Why is that? (i am not asian)

Marcus773‎, 11-22-2017 11:59 AM
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Angry Bad back injury 15

I’m 15 and recently injured my back after a mix of heavy deadlifting ( which felt amazing) and having soccer practice the next day . I twisted in a weird way, right to left and my lower back had a huge muscle spasm and I couldn’t stand. After about 5 minutes I was okay and could stand pretty well,...

Jasonh213‎, 11-21-2017 06:33 AM
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Boney shoulders

The tip/top of my shoulders and back clavicle area aren't filling very well. It looks a bit awkward. Does this happen when your shoulders aren't very strong? I kind of have to do very low weight because of a joint inflamation/mobility issue.

Gitsune‎, Yesterday 01:39 PM
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Question 4 day split

Hey guys, can anyone recommend a 4 day split routine for building muscle please? I am 16, failry new. Seen workouts that work biceps with chest, but then another will say tri’s with chest. A bit confused.

barnold12‎, Yesterday 04:10 PM
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Full Body vs Split: Is one more preferable than the other for overall muscle gain?

Is one more preferable than the other for overall (fast) muscle gain? I am leaning more to a full body workout as it's supposedly better for beginners, for which I am. I am thinking of starting the ICF 5x5 or Fierce 5 workout, does anyone have any experience with these ones and are they a...

Builder3‎, Yesterday 09:59 AM
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Advice on my cut

Just thought I'd get some advice from you guys :) started cutting a couple of weeks ago was bulking on 5000 cals a day end of the bulk I weighed 210lbs at 5ft 11.5! 3 weeks in and I'm now 184lbs as of today and I've been dieting on 1500 cals a day, 1 hour cardio a day and also training as regular I...

ElliotHarker‎, Yesterday 12:25 PM
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Bad posture or lingering fat?

Hey guys so in the attached photos I took of my shoulders-core I would like to hear your thoughts on what the problem is with my core. I took 2 sets of each posture (relaxed and flexed) with a front and side view so you can observe my stance. Last time I had a checkup I asked my doctor and he...

kevinwithat‎, 11-22-2017 03:02 PM
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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 11:01 AM
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Should I be cutting?

Since i started college i’ve been going to the gym pretty much non stop starting everyday with 10 min of cardio, weights, and in the end abs. This is what i do everyday but i alternate the muscle classes. i started at around 240 lbs 6’2 when i got to college and am now 206, also counting calories,...

Acarrou‎, 11-22-2017 10:48 PM
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18M Feeling Really Fat Lately SRS (pics)

Hey boys so recently my gf well soon to be ex is calling me giga fat and im curious if you guys can give me a meal plan that well help me Im just not feeling myself lately and could use some help srs Also i feel my pecks are perma stuck small this is a worrying trend for me and i dont see me...

JOCKSTARBOY69‎, 11-22-2017 07:34 AM
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Poll Poll: Bulk , Cut or slowly gain muscle

https://imgur.com/a/1cfxI 62kg 167cm

PataDeLoah‎, 11-22-2017 11:53 PM
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Why the traditional Rippetoe/SS program sucks balls.

I hope this does not degenerate into a split versus full body debate. That has been done to death a million times. In this thread I am going to address why I believe in SS and higher frequency training, but also why I believe that the traditional SS route is not optimal. I will endeavour to make...

babylover‎, 06-17-2011 08:32 AM
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17 year old looking to gain muscle, questions

Alright I'm 5'10 140lbs and around 20% bf so I've decided to bulk up to gain some muscle however to my understanding you need to be in a calorie surplus of around 200-500 calories which means that I need to be eating 3000-3300 calories which is a lot for me so my question is just as long as I meet...

PBKRZ‎, 11-22-2017 08:39 AM
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Ectomorph Body Building: A New Journey Begins

My names Volky and I'm an ectomorph. My goal is to not look like an ectomorph. Follow my journey :) Age: 19 Weight: 55kg (121lbs)

VDVolky‎, 11-22-2017 06:57 AM
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How much more should I cut?

Gone from 160lbs to 146lbs in about 2 months. Not lost any strength which is surprising. Lifts: 180lb bench Deadlift 315lb Squat 180bs How much more should I cut and could I have an estimate on bodyfat please? Thanks

jackmorgan23‎, 11-20-2017 05:14 PM
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Hey im new here and I need help

So hi im new and im trying to pose weight and gain some muscle mass im only 13 at 5’6” with around 145 pounds and I dont got any money so im broke I cant buy any gym things like a pull up bar or a dumbbell and theres no gyms near where I am

salvadorenos‎, 11-22-2017 06:21 PM
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How do you find your started threads?

How do you find the threads that you started? It used to be accessible from My BodySpace but, the update changed. So how can I find my threads without sifting through the log sections?

Romanred‎, 01-02-2012 02:25 PM
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How long should I bulk for?

I'm about to start my 'transformation', but what like to know how long I should bulk for? I'm about 6ft/ 6"1 and weight 150lbs. What body weight is ideal for my height? Thanks in advance

Nick94‎, 11-26-2011 02:54 PM
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Need to burn fat or have gyno (15 y/o)

Okay so for the past month And a half I’ve been doing ab workouts, cardio, bench, and just lifting in general. Also have been keeping a good diet. What pisses me off is I can’t burn off my love handles and moobs. People tell me I don’t have either but when I see myself in the mirror it’s just...

Brewtrue‎, 11-22-2017 09:36 PM
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Can someone give me a few good concurrent periodization routines?

Have that solid foundation. I can do 405 for a few reps and squat 355 and have a 200lb bench. Looking for something that is easy to follow and has a good balance between volume and intensity through the week. My goal is build strength and size as well. My lagging body parts are arms and chest...

WutangFlex732‎, 11-21-2017 10:30 PM
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bro split

Been following a bro split for a few months now. I enjoy training five days a week - I keep reading I should train each body part twice a week or more, is this really going to make a major difference?? Which program recommendations would you suggest if I change or should I stay as is as I...

conor900‎, 11-21-2017 05:27 PM
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