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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: 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: 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: 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...

ForumSentinel‎, 05-19-2014 08:12 AM
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I am 71 and Vegan. Any other older guys still lifting

I work out at Gold’s I have plenty of muscle still. I work out 3 to 4 times a week. I don’t use any animal sources for my protein. The best thing about plant sourced lifting is you never have any recovery problems. it isn’t steroids but it makes you feel that you can keep going all the time which...

RichS19‎, 04-15-2022 08:43 PM
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Poll Poll: How To Get To Heaven When You Die

PLEASE TAKE THE TIME TO READ THIS. IT'S THE MOST IMPORTANT THING YOU COULD EVER DO AND IT ONLY TAKES A FEW MINUTES ARE YOU 100% SURE THAT IF YOU DIED TODAY THAT YOU WOULD GO TO HEAVEN? (CLICK 'READ MORE') There are some things that you should know: 1. Realize that you are a sinner and in...

ScottLefler‎, 08-09-2021 08:34 PM
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Who is using a massage gun? And what's your routine like?

Anyone actually work those massage gun into their splits?

BlackJack619‎, 03-29-2022 05:09 PM
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First bulk at 45

I’m 6’3 and weighed 190 when I started (first picture). I weighted 210 in the second picture. I’m guessing my bodyfat went up 5%. So did I gain 10lbs fat and 10lbs of muscle? What do you think based on the picture? Is that a pretty good result for my first bulk? My waist went from 33in to 36in....

LazerTag‎, 05-15-2022 08:41 AM
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Personal trainer advice

I started lifting weights about 3 years ago at age 42. I got hooked. I got a personal trainer to move from machines to free weights and learned a lot, mostly dumbbell stuff though. However, my trainer wouldn’t show me deadlift and squats due to my age. Said that was a “young man’s game and...

LazerTag‎, 05-15-2022 08:47 AM
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Upper body routine

Not happy with my upper body routine ....suspect am wasting some effort - any views? Incline Barbell - warm up then 4sets * 190lbs * 4-6 reps Decline barbell - 3 sets * 225 Lbs - 5-7 reps Flat barbell - 3 sets * 190 Lbs - 5-6 reps should press machine - 3 * 190 Lbs superset of: 3x...

peterlondon1‎, 04-27-2022 10:39 AM
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Natural Lifter asked if on gear

Does this happen to you - and if so, do you take offense to this? As far as I can tell, the signs of being on gear are shoulders that look capped and a larger neck. I am lacking in both departments.

PaulJerome‎, 04-13-2022 12:48 PM
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Question How disruptive are sleep disturbances really?

Tl;Dr - Do you folks find that when life happens and you get less sleep, that it makes any noticeable differences to your gains? I know there is a bunch of theory and academic research out there, but does anyone have personal experiences to share? This is all other things being good by the way -...

GoGoGo‎, 05-10-2022 12:42 AM
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Back of Tricep

It seems pressing doesn’t target the most impressive part of the triceps, the back. What are you all doing for this? I just started doing dips with my hands behind a bench with my feet stretch out as far as possible. Seems to hit that area, think I’ll need to do a lot of these. Even skull...

LWW‎, 04-27-2022 01:52 PM
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What happened to this forum?

I used to surf this place from 2009-2012 and it was wayyyy more active. Place seems to have completely emptied out. Revisiting after nearly a decade. Anyone able to catch me up on what happened , besides the rise of social media? Also I’m not 52. No idea why my profile says I’m 52.

KamFromOly‎, 04-12-2022 11:53 PM
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Question Leg extensions as the primary quad exercise (details inside)

I have a severe mobility disability which inhibits me from doing squats , lunges etc ive tried it all, however, leg extensions don’t hurt especially when I don’t go to 90degrees and don’t lock out. however I see alot of flack for leg extension but a guy in my position is either that or just...

Mbt1990‎, 04-28-2022 03:50 PM
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Question Pumps @ 35 y/o vs. 20 y/o

What's up ya'll. So I used to post on these forums many years ago under a different name in the 2000's. I have been on and of lifting for about 18 years now. I am turning 36 this year. Between the ages of 17-23y/o, I made the initial noob gains and built steadily. I recall at that time, I...

gna86‎, 05-05-2022 07:23 PM
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Does daily sex affect gains?

does having sex daily affect your potential gains in strength/size ?

TheJuba‎, 04-27-2022 04:35 PM
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New to the thread - seeking supplement advice

I am 40 yr old male - was a Division 1 college athlete and have been training consistently since HS. I am 6'4, 200 lbs and in good shape. I train 5-6 week and still lift pretty heavy. I don't do a ton of cardio - 2X a week or so - because I've never had to to stay pretty lean and I don't like...

jmoore18‎, 04-28-2022 10:46 AM
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Thoughts on new workout template

44 year old, recreational lifter - trying to maintain strength and stay fit. What are your thoughts on the template below? M - Push T - Pull W - light cardio Th - HITT F - Full body (squat,hinge,push,pull,carry) S - light cardio

Rob334‎, 04-26-2022 05:26 AM
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Angry How to bench press with a bulging disc?

Trying to bench press after a long break but my bulging disc is preventing me from lifting much. Even at low weight I start to feel it despite my back problems not being severe. Is there a way to lift without agitating it any further? At the moment I am using a back brace and putting my feet up...

Nezumi8‎, 04-23-2022 10:27 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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Anyone using Inspire Sleep Apnea device?

Since this device is implanted under the skin, similar to a pace maker, Does this interfere with toting a backpack for hunting of hiking. Wondering if the placement of the device, and back pack straps cause a problem? I've been diagnosed with sleep apnea and been using a Cpap since 2008. This...

merlen90‎, 04-25-2022 08:18 AM
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Have a few questions after 9 years of not lifting

Hello all, Short preface about me: I'm a 36 year old male, 6'2", large frame with 8" wrist, and 330 lbs. I used to lift for many years as a young athlete, later joining the military for 8 years and used to work out fairly regularly. I've always been "country strong" as my friends called it and...

BigFatty56‎, 04-19-2022 08:23 AM
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Clueless Old Man – Body Re-composition

I’m 75 and started lifting about a year and a half ago. I didn’t know what a body recomp was a year and a half ago but, apparently, that is what happened. I was 5’ 2” and weighed 143 lbs. and that is what I am now (but things have changed). When I started I plugged my numbers into a BMI...

joewattie‎, 04-18-2022 05:54 PM
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How do you Guys feel about the Casey Butt and Eric Helms calculators?

You know, the FFMI and Maximum Genetic potential ones. https://fastfoodmacros.com/maximum-muscular-potential-calculator.asp Have you guys ever plugged in your numbers in to these? Have you come close to the numbers it generates? Think it's legit? I know Casey Butt puts a disclaimer that...

xTeTe‎, 02-13-2021 03:11 PM
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52 @ 150 lbs

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smokinal‎, 04-17-2022 05:23 PM
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Poll Poll: Joyflexing, a new method to fight sedentarism

This exploration depended on the book Good shape for languid individuals by Ray Johnson, 2001 to utilize the strategy called Joyflexing, which converts into flexing oneself with delight through unconstrained developments, applied by the writer to contribute in Education classes. Material science...

rodkings73‎, 04-18-2022 08:10 AM
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Scared to squat and deadlift

I hurt my back deadlifting last year. Recovered, and hurt it again a week later. Went to a trainer, and was told those exercises are for young people. Should I keep doing it? Should I get a trainer or post form videos? Thanks!

LazerTag‎, 04-04-2022 04:19 PM
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Need some supplement advice

38 years old. "little" over weight. I currently have a broken foot I cannot put any weight on. I am struggling with energy and good diet since I work from home and eat all the time. I am thinking about taking the following to jump start my weight loss. Appetite suppressant like Quadralean...

KJD0214‎, 04-08-2022 09:11 AM
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