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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: 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: 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: 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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Need solid advice, mentoring

Hi everybody, I'm 16 years of age and have just started working out. There is no gym available here so i only rely on bodyweight exercises like pushups, air squats, crunches, lunges, plank etc. My height is 173 cm or 5'8 and weight is 72 kg or 158 pounds and body fat percentage is anywhere between...

42rmn‎, Today 04:09 AM
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Question Thinking about competing

In 8 months there will be a bodybuilding comp. near my town. There will be a teen category where you compete against your own age mine being 15. In 8 months will I be ready to compete or will I not be big enough? What could I expect and what should I do in this amount of prep time? ...

Oxxxx‎, Today 02:03 AM
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I Have Very skinny legs...

i am 17 years old and go to the gym 4 times a week. I also play basketball and swim at school. My upper body looks pretty good. I am not skinny by any means, i have both muscle and a little fat. However my legs are skinny as hell! I leterally have no calves and my thighs just dont look good in...

nick1710‎, Today 02:01 AM
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Smile Please help me!

So I have been doing BJJ for around 4 months and decided I want to get stronger and give benching a try... I have been able to bench 76KG two times but it was a flippin nightmare... I dropped the weight down to 66KG I can do that 10 times but usually stop at 5 because it seems risky I will...

NewZealandUser‎, Today 01:20 AM
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New User here, trying to gain height and mass

Hello guys of bodybuilding.com, I am trying to start a fitness plan for myself to gain both height and mass and would like to post my story here, I am 16 years old and approxiamately between 5'4 (162.5 cm) and 5'5(165 cm) because I stand pretty close to my mother (5'5/ 165cm on her documents) but...

Venomsnakev‎, Yesterday 05:20 PM
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is it necessary to train abs everyday? How often should I train them?

I'm a teen male. I do a body weight workout at home everyday that is mostly hitting my abs. I don't go to a gym so I can't use equipment and I'm wondering if I'm working them too much? Am I wasting time working my abs constantly when I should be working other muscles? My goal is to get a six pack....

RK7697‎, Yesterday 06:35 PM
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I'm addicted to working out and I don't know if it's healthy.

I'm a teenager male. I go on a run (usually a little bit more than 2 miles) in the morning on the treadmill without a break. Then, at night I do a body weight workout at home which hits my abs more than anything. Every other day, I do strength training on my arms. It's not like I think about...

RK7697‎, Yesterday 04:54 PM
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Should I bulk or cut urgent help needed

hi i am 20 years old and 6 months ago i started bulking I was 63Kg and around 13-14% body fat now I am 74kg and around 17-18% body fat my height is 5ft 7 at the start of the bulk these were my major lifts bench:60 kg 3x8 deadlifts:80kg 3x8 squat:70kg 3x8 barbell curls: 27kg 3x8 same with skull...

hurculift‎, Yesterday 03:42 PM
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Rate my back 1-10

Been doing calisthenics for 8 months. Been doing pull ups, archer pull ups, muscle ups, and bodyweight rows.

ricelord‎, 02-13-2019 11:07 PM
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Nine months from teen classic show, need some critiques.

Weight: 141 Fat: 14.8% Arms: 13.25" Chest: 42" Waist: 28.5" All poses took in the 13%-15% range. Side relaxed.

mrcsch‎, 01-26-2019 06:07 PM
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Get lower horizontal abs line

I weigh 118 pounds and 5’5 and according to internet calculators I’m 10-ish percent body fat. I’ve been wanting to get abs for awhile but I can’t seem to get that lower horizontal line. What should I do?

f4uxfox‎, Yesterday 12:30 PM
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Exclamation How long would it take to add at least half an inch to your butt

Im starting to go to the gym and I’m trying to build my glutes, I’m a teen, I weight 54kg and I’m 4’11. I know your suppose to consume a lot of protein but how? What foods? Drinks?.

caesyC1572‎, 01-05-2019 09:35 AM
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Trainer logic (Story time)

So, I was working out yesterday and I saw a "coach" doing his usual training with a teen guy at my gym. I didn't pay much attention to them at first, because I saw them there about a month ago. Yesterday, out of curiosity, I kept an eye out for what they are doing because I heard (and personally...

Soultrapp‎, Yesterday 09:16 AM
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Will I benefit from a quick cut.

I’ve been lean bulking and tracking macros for over 6 months now and have reached 175lbs 5,11 from 160ish. I was just wondering if my bf% is getting too high so would I benefit from cutting for a month or so, or just keep lean bulking with a slightly lower surplus. Any feedback is very...

El44‎, 02-02-2019 02:06 PM
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Talking Where should I go from now?

Can’t post links so my recent pictures are in my gallery, but I have gained lots of weight (purposefully) and a lot of muscle mass but obviously not as lean as I used to be. Past 7 months bench has gone from being able to do 95 for 6 reps to 135 for 5 reps. Is that good bench progress? And also, I...

ChaseLille‎, 02-03-2019 08:46 PM
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Were my expectations too high?

Hello all, Today marks 6 months of working out after a tough breakup/leaving college. I have a before and after pic in my body space. I felt like progress happened really quickly early on but has slowed down. Honestly I can't even tell if I've put on muscle or just lost fat. My lifts have all...

jav017‎, 01-29-2019 10:37 AM
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Big arm imbalance ?

Do you consider this a severe arm imbalance? Been working out for 1 year always had this problem and i am training my arms unilateral but the progress for my left hand(right in photo) is too slow. Its like i cant contract the left muscles properly. Help me with some tips please as im desperate htt...

sekweed‎, 01-28-2019 11:03 AM
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Exclamation overtraining

hi im 18 years old weigh 81 kilograms and i am 184 cm tall if been on and off working out for 3 years now, since a month ago im back on doing my normal push pull leg routine everyday. a week a go i started doing a keto diet and i also started working out harder doing 5 rep maxs but a couple a...

trainmunchies‎, 01-31-2019 04:28 PM
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Inner elbow pain after working out

Hey so I began to workout yesterday, simple weights and exercises like the bench press, shoulder press, squats, etc. I woke up this morning and couldn't straighten my arm. I feel a sharp pain in my inner elbow whenever I try to straighten my elbow. Anybody know any treatment and reasons for this...

speedymonsta‎, 02-01-2019 02:55 PM
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Unhappy Please tell me what im doing wrong

Ok, so about 2 months ago I started to count my calories and at the same time i started a strength building program. I hit 365x5 on deadlift(no belt) for the first time and figured that in my next workout Id be able to move up to 370. Keep in mind that ever since counting calories my strength has...

romos‎, 02-01-2019 06:11 PM
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Exclamation How to get a thicker appearence

Note I am on a bulk and it’s going pretty good for the most part. But, I want to get a thicker appearence since I still look slim from the side. What excersises and muscle groups gives a thicker appearence?

Oxxxx‎, 02-06-2019 06:52 PM
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Unhappy Should I take a break from working out if I get headaches?

Over the past 2 weeks, any time I do any heavy compound lift, except bench, I get a strong dull pain in the back of my head even in warm ups ( 95lbs!!! On squat warmups!!!) I could manage the pain until today when it really hit me hard. I think it’s an exertion headache. I took ibuprofen before...

gcxma8‎, 02-07-2019 03:30 PM
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Thumbs up How’s my progression

I’ve been working out for a year seriously and gained probably 30 or more pounds and 3 inches. First pic is from 8 months ago and second is front one or two months ago, so it’s a six month time span between the two photos. Can’t hit the pose right but been trying so that’s why There is no recent...

Oxxxx‎, 02-13-2019 08:03 PM
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Unhappy Bulging/bloated lower abdominal

Hello, I have a pretty low body fat and visible abs (%12-ish) but when i look from the side my lower abs/stomach is bulging. it's also not fat, its only muscle its like a bubble gut but i dont use any steroids or insulin. Is there any exercise i can do to fix this or is this all about nutrition or...

butt3rcup‎, 02-14-2019 03:45 PM
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Exclamation Training programs please

Hello everyone. So in about 2 weeks, im going to finish my program. It was "powerbuilding" program and it worked really well for me. So now, I'm looking for another good program. I was thinking to buy one of larry wheel's program but im not sure. What do you recomend?

LiftLP‎, 02-14-2019 05:23 PM
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