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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: 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 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: 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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cut to maintenance with training modifications

ok fam, so basically I ruined my cut... reached 8%bf just to find out that I lack muscle to achieve my goals, therefore I wanted to start a bulk, but that bulk turn out to be a 1month 6000cal/day or so binge..(candy,chocolate,cake, you name it. Also I was going through finals so there was a lot of...

Paulkirkm‎, Yesterday 01:11 PM
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Tricep Workouts ROM?

For tricep exercises (i.e. pull-downs, extensions, dips, etc) what angle of elbow flexion do you go to? I've seen a lot of people, pretty much everyone stop at 80-90 degrees, instead of full elbow flexion. Why is that? Does full flexion cause tendon/joint injuries? Similar to squats ass to grass....

ramLos‎, Yesterday 10:42 PM
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What supplements are necessary for maximum gain

Currently I take nothing is there anything I need especially to boost energy

tAlbatross‎, Yesterday 07:48 PM
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LF advice with workout routine.

I am just about to turn 21, and previously have worked out since about 17 but never made any significant gains. I typically went with a typical 4 or 5 day "bro split" just training one body part each time, sometimes legs and shoulders together. I started at maybe 5'9 130lbs, now im 5'10 and just...

njc3‎, Yesterday 03:38 PM
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When is a set over?? Failure?

When is a set over? Is it when you can't lift anymore? When your form breaks? When tempo changes? For example, when I do my 3x15 bicep curl workout with dumbbells, would it be over when my concentric phase slows down, even though I can still continue with good form?

ramLos‎, 12-11-2017 04:11 AM
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What does 3x10 actually mean?

If I have a 3x10 workout, does that mean on every set, the 10th rep is failure?

ramLos‎, Yesterday 10:36 PM
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How do I fix my body shape?!

Okay so I’m 17 years old and I think I have a weird body shape but everyone is telling me I can fix it by just doing heavy compound lifts and it’ll go away. I’m sayif my hips are bigger than my waist leading to the hour glass shape for men. Is there anyway I can fix this to where I can be aesthetic...

otonyg‎, Yesterday 09:10 PM
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Tricep Workouts ROM?

For tricep workouts (i.e. pull-downs, extensions, etc) what angle of elbow flexion do you go to? I see a lot of people not going to full elbow flexion, stopping at about 80-90 degrees. Why is that? Does full flexion cause tendonosis?

ramLos‎, Yesterday 10:39 PM
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Unhappy Parents Hate Me Weighing Food

I’m 14 and I’m fairly new to bodybuilding. However, despite the fact that I’ve done almost a year of research in terms of dieting and have worked out that I need to cut, my parents don’t support it at all. They call me crazy and yell at me for not eating “normally”. Whenever I eat foods lik steamed...

AppropriateGuy‎, 12-11-2017 10:33 PM
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Was doing dips and now I think I have a sternum tear.

So two days ago I was doing dips as a part of my workout and had a little chest pain, which I've had before and I thought it was normal. Well now after the fact and after 2 days, I've noticed that my pec is far smaller near my sternum and I can actually feel ribs, compared to the other side and its...

cobyp99‎, 12-08-2017 05:02 PM
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1 year and a half Progress.

I've been lifting for a year and a half now. Lifts are a lot better than last year my main STRENGTH goal is a 315 max bench at 17 Years old before I graduate which I will definitely get. As for my BODY goals I'm just maintaining and will do a cut in march to see how it goes because I'm competing...

NattyNation‎, 12-11-2017 06:45 PM
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How to bring up a lagging bodypart

So my wing span is 6’8 and needless to say the length from my shoulder to elbow is ridiculously long, and it makes my arms look tiny because of how stretched out the muscle is. I do a 6 day legs push pull split so I train each arm muscle twice a week but is it better to train arms 3 days a week...

tAlbatross‎, Yesterday 08:57 PM
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Was I in better shape before or have I gotten used to having muscles?

I started lifting weights when I was 18 and went from 150 to 180 in 7 months. I was as shredded as you could get and I never felt small. I thought I had the perfect physique and looked like a god. People seemed to respond the same way. Fast forward 9 years, and now I'm 27 and back in the gym for...

Getbuff777‎, Yesterday 08:57 PM
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Unhappy Stomach ache from Supp?

Ight so today I tried a scoop of pre workout. Really didnt feel any energy or tingle like people describe. Only thing I can say is that 20 minutes into my workout, I had some bad stomach cramps and a stomach ache. Then I felt like taking a crap. Got home. Took a crap. Feel dehydrated and am...

Jstan01‎, Yesterday 06:08 PM
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Extreme Ectomorph | Cant gain weight | Help

Hey everyone! This is my first post. I created this account because I can't seem to find the answers im looking for on the internet and maybe if I get some real feedback it will help. Heres my problem: I've been going to the gym to lift about 4 times a week for roughly 5 months now. When I...

Raytron‎, 12-06-2017 08:56 PM
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Stuck at 4X4

Hey guys. I have a question for you all. Recently I've been chasing the goal of benching 275lbs for 4 sets of 5. I was making steady progress all the way up to 270lbs. Now I'm stuck at benching 270lbs 4X4. For some reason, no matter how much I push, I just can't get the last rep on any of my sets,...

Thomasjjc‎, Yesterday 06:52 PM
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Post Amount of Gains?

I heard that you gain the most muscle during your first year and then the second year of lifting you can only gain half of that. Then so on and so on. Can someone please explain?

LowKeyCowey‎, Yesterday 07:12 AM
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Reality check for my friend

My friend insists that his BF is 13%. I said to him that it's at least 18%.. what do you guys think? 20% 18% 13%(really?)? I want to low his ego a little bit, make he see the reality and stop bragging

Rafu‎, Yesterday 05:53 PM
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Squat question

When I squat I keep my feet around 1 1/2 feet apart (maybe an inch or two out side of my my shoulders) because I have longs legs and I feel the most balanced. I was wondering if this is ok or should I bring them closer? Will it negatively effect my gains? I squat 155 Edit: I also have decently...

Sean4554‎, Yesterday 04:44 PM
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5'10 14 year old male advice

Hello, I'm currently seeking advice regarding losing weight as a 250lb 5'10 year old. At my peak I could probably deadlift 310 lb and run a mile in 12:46 minutes. Since about early june of this year, I haven't exercised since then except for a 2 week long period of running a mile daily in...

hekenaz‎, Yesterday 04:56 PM
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Loose skin and should bulk up? or try and cut a little longer (pic included)

Been on a cut trying to get lean for long time now. Currently 163 at 6’1 and not really sure about my body to be honest, my core is lacking and i’ve been trying to get rid of lower chest fat and develop a crease, could use some advice thanks. imgur. com/a/nU4Ti

KingRizz‎, Yesterday 04:19 PM
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Smile How do my torso and arms look? Bulk or just fat :( ?

Hey, guys. I'm new to this forum! I'd like to ask you how do my torso and arms look? Cons and pros? I am training for 6 months. 15 and half. 178cm 74kg.

theassassin2002‎, Yesterday 08:07 AM
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Exclamation Weight gains but no visible difference

So yeah, when I first decided I wanted to start lifting I weighed 100-110lbs, My weight fluctuates a lot but i'm only 14, might be why. This was 8 months ago that I started lifting. Recently Ive hit 130, today i'm 124 but as I said weight is up and down like insane. I have been measuring my arms...

jeffsmarker‎, Yesterday 08:27 AM
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Having trouble eating bulking calories.

I am currently bulking eating 3500 calories a day and I'm trying to figure out my last 1k cals. My diet usually includes 2lbs of meat, peanuts butter, milk, protein powder. But I'm trying to figure out what else I can eat that won't break the bank. I eat a high fat/high protein diet and my carbs...

GotTheRuns‎, Yesterday 01:57 PM
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"Best" shoulder excercises for mass and strength?

I'm looking to start really working more on my shoulders and i was wondering what are some really great excercises for your shoulders? ATM i'm doing lateral raises,and 2 variants of whom i dont know the name in english.. Thanks in advance ;)

Restllessa‎, 01-14-2014 12:24 PM
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