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Thumbs up Sticky Thread Sticky: This week in the O35 II

On this day BLK00TJ is competing at the 2015 Mid-Atlantic State Championships and Military Nationals. I've competed alongside this lifter and his squat is nothing short of elite. Yesterday I had a few surprise PR's in the gym (sorry no pics or vids) Barbell Bench 265 x 6, Dumbells 110's x 9,...

Bando‎, 05-02-2015 07:16 AM
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Sticky Thread Sticky: Official 2020 Bodybuilding.com Supplement Awards Nominees

Out of all the products on our site, these are the chosen few: the ones you love and trust the most. Here is the Official list of the 2020 BodyBuilding.com Supplement Award Nominees. Who would you choose as this year’s winners? Any products that should have made the list? Flex your vote on 8/15.

ForumNature‎, 07-28-2020 02:20 PM
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Sticky Thread Sticky: It's Go Time! THE CHALLENGE BEGINS 2.13.22

Our 4-Week Challenge was built to inspire you to think beyond your limits and find ways weekly to improve your overall health and fitness. All ready a beast at the gym or just getting started, it doesn’t matter - our team of master coaches will hit you with new challenges each week to test your...

ForumNature‎, 02-13-2022 12:55 PM
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Sticky Thread Sticky: FOR all the OVER-35 BEGINNERS

In response to the number of threads posted in this forum on a daily basis from: *Over-35 beginners who have never lifted a weight in their lives *People who trained at one time long ago but stopped for some reason and now wish to start over again *Those otherwise relatively untrained ...

ironwill2008‎, 08-09-2015 02:21 PM
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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...

anonymous‎, 05-19-2014 08:12 AM
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Knee pain from squats - advice

My right knee kills when I squat for about a day. I currently strength train 3 times a week and run 3-4 times a week with 1 rest day. Absolute beginner following 5x5 and squatting 50kg. This isn't too bad a weight, I'm pretty comfortable doing it, if it wasn't for my knee pain. I can avoid it...

edd2iron‎, 03-12-2024 12:46 PM
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Super Wide Grip Barbell Curls

Gang here’s one I decided to just give it a go at the end of today’s workout. I just used the empty 45# bar and did 40reps. It felt damn good. I’m thinking this will be a good one to work up for 100reps in.

LWW‎, 01-20-2024 11:07 AM
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How many rest days...?

Hi Everyone, I'm 61 and started training with free weights about 3.5 months ago. Basically, I do bench press, squats, curls, and military presses, about six sets 8-10 reps to failure. I started training every 3 days, but moved to 4 days because my muscles were still aching slightly after 3. ...

Jonskaroo‎, 01-21-2024 12:05 AM
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Total Muscle Failure (TMF) on successive back to back workout sessions

Greetings to everyone! It's an honor and privilege to be on this platform. I'm an absolute newbie and rookie in the bodybuilding scene. While I do have a good baseline knowledge of bodybuilding fundamentals and principles, there are some areas that I've encountered that need advanced knowledge and...

BigRib77‎, 04-18-2024 01:22 AM
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Still not losing my muscle at 64.

Not gained much more muscle in years but I'm holding onto what I've got! 17 inches (cold flexed) at 170 pounds. Workout most days and eat a good nutritious diet, feels great man, long may it last!

clive‎, 03-27-2024 09:22 AM
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musoli‎, 04-15-2024 03:25 AM
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welcome back

i saw all the spam threads and thought we were finished for good.

x-trainer ben‎, 04-13-2024 03:26 PM
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My Rotator Cuff Surgery Journey

Hi Folks, I am going to have rotator cuff surgery in a few weeks and I figured I would post my journey because a lot of people may benefit from my experience. I am actually new to this site and here is my background. I am age 62, a lifetime natty who used HIT programs (1-2 sets medium - heavy...

Jakerun‎, 03-04-2024 04:50 PM
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New forum free

https://proboardsweights.freeforums.net/ Too many crashes here. All welcome.

coachcalande‎, 04-14-2024 02:15 AM
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An Old Man’s Lifting Routine

An Old Man’s Lifting Routine My routine came about gradually through blunder and error. First off I’m old (75) with arthritis and an inventory of injuries. My priority was don’t get hurt so I decided to stay away from the free weights and stick with the old man stationary weight machines. I...

joewattie‎, 04-20-2022 07:14 PM
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Arthritis & Work Outs

I'm running into a workout problem. My knee cartilage and shoulder tendons are pretty inflamed and/or arthiritc. I'm able to workout with free weights but it takes me 10 minutes of light squats to warm up my knees before I can do even one set with anything resembling heavy weight. It takes a...

Microfracture‎, 03-26-2024 08:25 PM
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Trick to Looking Jacked N Stacked Traveling

Fellas, I’m not much of a traveler but I hear this all the time from experts about traveling and oh jeez you are going miss meals and not train heavy for the week at the corporate meetings and come back looking like a string bean. This can go for vacation too. I been doing a little...

LWW‎, 03-25-2024 11:09 AM
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Cool Your best recovery hacks

I'm exercising 6 times a week, 2 days strength-training, 1 day climbing, 3 days parkour/ running. This amounts to quite some tiredness overall that I want to get rid of. For such a regimen, what quirky recovery hacks do you have? I'm asking for some stuff I probably didn't consider yet. Here's...

EggsForTheWin‎, 03-04-2024 08:13 AM
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Moving from Wendler’s 531 Triumvirate to 2x2x2?

Good afternoon. I am 65 and have been doing Jim Wendler’s 531 Triumvirate during the fall and winter on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday. Each day is followed 2.5 mile walk and stretching and mobility. Saturday was dedicated to HIIT on the Airdyne. This spring and summer I thought I would try his...

Augustus59‎, 03-24-2024 02:31 PM
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It's been over a decade

I haven't been in the gym in over a decade...not since I was in the military and deploying overseas. A lot of things have changed since then. I gained about 50 lbs. I lost the muscle I had built. Came back here because I want to get back in shape. First question...what happened here? It used...

tooskinny31‎, 03-23-2024 01:59 AM
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Hired a trainer and got this program - All opinions welcome!

Hi everyone, I hurt myself a couple months back while doing a back squat (was on the starting strength program for a month). Definitely messed up the form, and overall I do have a pretty weak back. Decided I needed to do things differently. I hired a trainer, so he could help learn proper form,...

2old4dis‎, 03-22-2024 06:53 AM
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Supplement for Growing/Forming Muscle for 40 Years Old Male

Can anyone tell me please the list of supplements beside protein shake to grow/form muscles for 40 years old male and the time to drink/eat them (for example: after workout, etc.)? Thank you for your reply and help.

quris‎, 03-17-2024 03:07 PM
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Workout/Exercise for 40 Years Old Male Question

Can anyone tell me please what workout/exercise for growing muscle like attached pic? Thank you

quris‎, 03-18-2024 05:54 AM
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Artificial disc replacement surgery: what do you know about it? Have you had it?

After 7 years of daily back pain, I've finally had my two smashed discs (L4-L5 & L5-S1) replaced with the ActivL artificial disc. The surgery was one week ago today. I'm on pain drugs and looking forward to the future. I've signed up for NASM's CPT course. I decided on this surgery after talking...

SmithJLee‎, 12-30-2019 05:23 AM
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If it’s Working Keep Doing it

We’ve all been told that or told someone else that before. I’m here to say that if you decide to use whatever works all the time and it’s the only thing you do, eventually it won’t work as it once did. See folks I discovered this gem, that works for me, time and time again this gem works, for...

LWW‎, 03-09-2024 12:40 PM
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Feeling sick from workout - need advice

I'm a 38 year old male and one year ago started with diet and exercise. Went from 180 lbs to 155lbs over 4 months. For exercise, I started with simple things like push ups and cheap dumbells. Eventually got a barbell and real weights. I was doing pretty standard 3x8 squats, bench press, rows, and...

Mnarwold‎, 03-11-2024 08:38 AM
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Post Thickening midsection

In the last few months I have put myself to some serious bulking for the first time in my life. I have been super careful about gaining fat on top of lean mass, and although this made my bulking feel like watching paint dry, it worked. However, something else happened: my midsection thickened...

resle‎, 03-03-2024 08:43 PM
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Type 1 diabetis

Hello I am returning to the gym after a 9 year break. Im 38. I have type 1 diabetis and have to inject insulin daily. Im wondering if theres a way to use this as an atvantage for musckle gain and slight waightloss. Or if its just a disatvantage, like other areas in my life. Im tall and...

cfknudsen‎, 03-12-2024 01:24 PM
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cut or bulk? i'm lost.

hello. i'm struggling here. i'm a long time lifter and due to an accident, had to stop lifting a long time. i didn't lose much mass, but i gained a ton of fat. i used to be 10-12% bodyfat. the past six months i have been trying to lose fat but i no longer have the discipline to do it. i've tried...

umirinsrs‎, 03-11-2024 01:19 PM
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Lightbulb First Post/ not the Last Post

As of now weight is 195 going to 200 bulking. Some daily workouts: Kettle Bell Swings Seated Shoulder Press Decline / Incline Push Ups Chest Dips / High Planks Dumbbell Chest Press

user3AKDO0R5WOU‎, 03-10-2024 04:00 AM
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