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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: 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: 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 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: 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: 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: 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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which program should i choose

Which program should i choose i am teen beginner i need to mass up plz help me i can not do a single push up or chin up. Program 1: Upper/Lower Split Monday Upper Body Day - (90-120s rest between sets) Flat BB Bench Press/Incline DB Bench Press - 3 x 8-12* WG Pullups (or WG Lat...

zeeshan8255‎, Today 01:11 PM
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Question Cutting progress - Not the best start, would like some help

I used to be much larger than I am now as I started to go to the gym in 2015 (September) where I lost weight and gained some muscle. However I did not track anything and so did not know the progress I was making. I consistently went to the gym most days but I became very serious about the gym...

crazycrisp‎, Today 12:11 PM
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What do you think my fat percentage is?

Just curious cause I am thinking of starting bulking. Pics are on profile cause I haven't had 50 posts yet

clayplay123‎, Today 07:54 AM
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Unhappy Im still fat.

Almost fifteen. A year and a half ago, I started going to the gym. I go to the gym three times a week, do thirty minutes of HIIT daily. I have a personal trainer and he helps me get my form down in the weight room. I never eat junk food, and never drink soda. NEVER. I rarely indulge in sweets such...

Minebreak‎, Today 10:58 AM
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Post Workout plan for a teen working out for 4 months

I'm 15 and I've been working out for a bit under 4 months. Started at 115lbs at 5 feet 7 or just a but below. Was just about 132.5lbs at 5 feet 7 but had diarrhea and that spoilt my eating habits and I dropped to 126 now. So, the problem is that my gym's trainer is lazy. He gave me a routine 1...

MahirSN‎, 04-27-2017 11:36 PM
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Smile Help

I'm currently 17 years old and I've been training for about a year now. I currently weigh 180 lbs and I'm 6 feet tall. I'm kinda confused on whether I should cut or bulk because I think I'm skinny fat. Any suggestions?

thetankmia‎, Today 05:43 AM
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Exclamation Confused and worried

So I work a 3rd shift job, and go to college 4 days a week. So for a while now I, approximately a month and a half perhaps? I have been sleeping from around 10am-7pm and I go to the gym from 8:30pm-9:30pm and I work from 10:00pm-7am. All night I am consuming food on breaks and lunches. Mainly Greek...

Sharpie2‎, Today 05:55 AM
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Is skinny fat genetics?

or can everyone can get skinny fat?

Muskle‎, 07-05-2011 01:09 PM
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How To Correctly Cut Down Body Fat?

So as we all know, teenagers are still growing. I'm a fifteen year old freshman guy weighing in at 144 lbs and only 5'5". Because of my rather short height (not to mention bad genetics for height) I want to avoid anything that can stunt my growth. One of these things is cutting, where I'd have to...

MattyGG‎, Yesterday 04:27 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 10:01 AM
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Cool 14 year old

So i am 14 years old. I started working out in April 12, 2016. Its been officially a year since i started and i only gained 11 pounds of muscle (120 pounds to 131). I would like to know what workout program i should do? And does the 5x5 workout program build muscle? Does training for hypertrophy...

LucaIggy‎, 04-23-2017 11:34 PM
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Normal gains in 4 months?

Hey! Just measured in, and it turns out ive gained 4 cm (1.5 inches) around both my chest and shoulders (Chest 86cm - 90cm, shoulders 104cm - 108cm) in exactly 4 months. I started lifting november 2016. Is this good or bad gains? Should I get a new workout? The last 1 month ive been hitting every...

MidasSandahl‎, Today 01:16 AM
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Trying to progress while cutting

I notice all my lifts now are starting to stall after I started gaining strength. Now numbers are falling back down. Im currentlt running 5x5. I was going to try bb rows today with 280 but my body said hell no. I did 275 and try to go up 5lbs on my lifts every workout. I replaced bench with...

GotTheRuns‎, 04-28-2017 03:21 PM
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Can someone get big with bodyweight exercises?

What do you guys think about bodyweight training? Do you think someone can get big just training with the body?

beast6969‎, 09-25-2007 10:28 AM
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17 year old wanting to lose fat and build muscle

Hey guys, I am a 17 year old male. If you looked at me you wouldn't tell I had too much fat with clothes on but I know that I do as I eat well too much. I have cut down on the amount of food I eat but I would like to lose the extra fat I have and also build muscle. I have been going to the...

jkarateking‎, Yesterday 07:57 AM
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Is there a chance for me to grow taller?

(tittle) Current height: 179cm or 5'10.7'' Father Height: 168cm or 5'6.5'' Mother Height: 157cm or 5'2'' My Grow Chart Baby pointed to 183-184cm (around 6'0.5'') My uncles are all 5'8'' or less but my male cousins are 175-181cm (5'9'' - 5'11.5'') I probably started my puberty at 13yo...

ItsSomeUsername‎, Yesterday 11:55 PM
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Mild lower back pain

I did squats and my butt winked but I figured no big deal.The next morning I had some back pain,not too strong but very annoying especially when sitting for longer periods of time.It stopped after couple days until i did some bodyweight exercises to strenghten my lower back,and since then I have...

Pervan322‎, Yesterday 09:56 AM
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Looking for some advice!!

Hey guys, so I've been lifting for about 6 months now... maybe a little longer, but in the past few months I haven't seen a change in size or strength, I've just recently really started too track my lifts and I've begun eating well over my maintenance calories, I've figured out that my maintenance...

TYLifter‎, Yesterday 08:50 PM
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17 year old looking for help making a routine to gain muscle and get fitter?

Hey guys, So I am a 17 year old male. I can quite tall at around 6 foot 4. I don't think i'm overweight but I do have a little bit of a belly. However, I have read lots of places on this website not to try to lose fat when your a late teen/young adult as you should make use of this time to gain...

jkarateking‎, Yesterday 03:06 PM
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Is this 7-8% body fat?

Been reverse dieting for a while and have been slightly losing weight still. I'm 6 foot around 168 now. Thanks brahs let me know if you have any questions about diet/training.

ckotz2‎, Yesterday 07:24 PM
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Post 1 year cut?

Started gym skinny fat at 64kg, and 5'10. Just over a year later I am still 5'10, and 85kg, but am still carrying quite a bit of fat (would estimate 20+% bfp). Wanted an opinion on whether I should cut, or continue to maintain for a while. When I say skinny fat, I mean I carry all my fat on my...

saints846‎, 04-26-2017 07:17 AM
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Question Bmr or maintenance ?

So my bmr is about 1850 calories and if I were to work out in the gym 3 times per week on a full body routine should I eat 2150 calories ? also when bulking if my maintenance calories is 2100 while doing nothing if start working out is it 350 or the 2100 or 350 over about 2400 because I'm doing...

Actimex‎, Yesterday 07:12 AM
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Very Slow Progress on Bench

Hello Readers, I am currently doing Bench on Monday and Friday, then the next week Monday and Thursday (then repeat), with a 5x5 routine. I am lucky to go up 5 lbs after 3 sessions even though I am a beginner. I had similar trouble, if not more trouble, increasing weight going Stronglifts 5x5...

maCrOLEROBBINS‎, Yesterday 03:51 PM
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my chest wont grow.

My chest won´t grow no matter what i do. Eating 3500kcal with 180g of protein per day and training chest 3 days a week. I am 177cm and 78kg My typical chest workout looks something like this: - Flat bench 2x8,5x5 - incline 5x8 - dumbell flies 3x10 - cable flies for upper chest 3x10 I...

laitinen99‎, Yesterday 02:40 PM
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Body fat percentage estimate?

Hi, well the title is obvious, was just curious where I'm at right now. I'm 5'11 and 145 pounds at the moment. 2 are flexed, 2 are not, you can clearly see which ones, thanks in advance!

Gijsio‎, Yesterday 03:14 AM
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