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Question about Fierce 5 substitutes.

In the original thread, Davis said “Front Squat/RDL-You have to swap both for a Deadlift and a leg curl.” At the same time, Leg Press is a viable sub for Front Squats. I intend on practicing Front Squats but is this exercise replacable with Leg Press while RDLs are replaced by DL AND leg curl? ...

Azkrak‎, 02-27-2019 10:52 AM
02-27-2019, 03:32 PM Go to last post
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Squat more than Deadlift. Why?

For the life of me, I can’t figure out why I can squat more than I can deadlift. I’m cutting now but while bulking I was squatting 320 lbs and deadlifting 250. Even while cutting I’m still squatting more and it just seems easier than DL. Could the reason be because I’m working out at lousy...

JorgeDeBano‎, 02-27-2019 10:46 AM
02-27-2019, 12:55 PM Go to last post
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Hang Clean

I know the hang clean incorporates lower body & back (mainly the traps) but which head of the deltoid is used front or mid delt? Just curious if on hang clean days i should lower the volume on side laterals that isolate side delts.

pinfante‎, 02-27-2019 08:26 AM
02-27-2019, 12:14 PM Go to last post
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Will putting on muscle bulk stop veiny arms?

Hi, Im a young guy, (Pretty skinny) and I'm wondering if putting more muscle bulk onto my arms will reduce the level my veins pop out? Is that how it works? Thanks in advance! (Also idk why it decided to label me as 49 years old xD)

SavedByGrace3‎, 02-25-2019 05:58 AM
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Unhappy Elbow pain from weighted dips

I was working weighted dips, started a pain in the elbow at one training,It seems when I get down to something in the elbow crack,and the elbow seemed to be stiff in a moment. Is there any solution without stopping them from working because I'm preparing for the competition?

born2luka‎, 02-26-2019 10:21 AM
02-27-2019, 04:31 AM Go to last post
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Is "cardio kills gains" just broscience?

Would doing high intensity running 3x a week for 15 mins affect my gains? Does it actually build any muscle on its own or is it just purely cardiovascular? Is there any time you should do it e.g. away from leg day or not?

BakedBrotato17‎, 02-26-2019 12:00 AM
02-27-2019, 04:30 AM Go to last post
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Bent Over Rows Alternative

My gym only has max 110lbs DBs (50kg) and I've currently hit 3x10 on my Bent-Over Dumbbell Row (single handed) with that weight and would like to swap out to something else to keep on progressing weight. What would be a good alternative ? my "back" day consists of : Conventional Deadlifts...

johndoethethird‎, 02-27-2019 02:09 AM
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Split squat/back squat ratio?

Hey what's your split squat/back squat ratio, and what should it be? Wondering cuz my split squat weight is ~80% of my back squat weight, and that seems odd considering split squat can't get much assistance from the back leg. (or maybe it can?)

jademonkey‎, 02-26-2019 07:37 PM
02-26-2019, 11:34 PM Go to last post
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Chest lacking

My chest seems to be lacking, I have done plenty of incline bench and decline and isolation for chest any ideas on how I can bring my chest out? Also been working with landmine press the past month, I want a chest where you can visibly see through tshirt, I'm 16% body fat rn will it look bigger...

Langstaff420‎, 02-21-2019 05:54 AM
02-26-2019, 03:40 PM Go to last post
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Hey guys. I guess you could call me a noob when it comes to working out. Anywho, I finally decided to go to the gym, tired the deadlifting. Heres the thing, I couldn't feel anything in the back. When I saw where the exercise could work, it said back, and yet I only have sore legs. Wrong...

iam814‎, 02-26-2019 04:08 AM
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Can I build muscle with out going to the gym

Im a 19yr old female. I don’t have a gym membership and won’t for a little while but this is the equipment I have and use: * 8lb dumbbell set * 10lb dumbbell set * 12lb dumbbell set * 15lb dumbbell set * 20lb dumbbell set * 25lb dumbbell set * 60lb kettlebell * 45lb Barbell - 2.5lb plate...

yana99‎, 02-09-2019 10:46 AM
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Post Just got a pair of dumbbells.

I had a family member who owned a pair of dumbbells so I figured I’d ask for them because they weren’t being used. I asked for them and here they are. They don’t say how much they weigh, I’m assuming they weigh somewhere around 10-20 pounds. They are easy to lift. Since I don’t have any workout...

dedgod‎, 02-23-2019 09:57 PM
02-26-2019, 11:09 AM Go to last post
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New to working out

So like the title says, I'm new to working out. I'm looking to buy a home gym set up (Marcy home gym $250-$300) but I'm wondering if anyone has any suggestions as to what a decent home gym would as far as brand and price. Sorry if this has been posted but I'm not familiar with the site yet. My goal...

Derick1992‎, 02-22-2019 07:16 PM
02-26-2019, 10:57 AM Go to last post
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Tempo squat

how Important is tempo for exercises? Tried to keep a 2-3 eccentric on the way down, also form check? Usually my back is more upright, but this position felt pretty comfortable

Hannahp21‎, 02-26-2019 03:45 AM
02-26-2019, 10:57 AM Go to last post
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What basic exercises would you recommend?

I'm a small girl, just over 150cm (4'99") and I weigh 60kg. I'm on a pascatarian diet and I'm an artist, so I don't move around too much (although I also sing in a band and move a lot on stage, but the gigs aren't frequent enough to give me enough exercise to keep me in shape). I just can't find...

Dragonixa‎, 02-25-2019 02:51 PM
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I got a new PR but can't do any weight below it for a couple reps?

The other day I got a new 1 rep max for bench press. I did 185 and was proud of myself. I took weight off, rested about 5 minutes, then put 175. Oddly, I wasn't able to even do 2 reps! I was confused so I settled on 160 for 4 reps. Now, I haven't tested myself for a new max or to even see...

bagelthedonut‎, 02-25-2019 07:48 PM
02-26-2019, 10:17 AM Go to last post
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Floor press benefits?

would it build the pecs better as compared to flat bench/incline bench? or is it merely a strength exercise?

GunplayRohaan‎, 02-25-2019 03:41 PM
02-26-2019, 12:28 AM Go to last post
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Number of exercises/sets/reps

Hello, new member here. I am not new to the bodybuilding/workout scene, I started working out when I was 19 and I was motivated and determined, eating well, sleeping and training ect...But life happened and I had to deal with some personal stuff and lost all motivation for the gym so I...

magnus84‎, 02-24-2019 10:42 AM
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Why is the front squat considered more "athletic" than the back squat?

Topic as above. Why is the front squat considered more functional for sports than the regular squat?

Doenitz79‎, 11-07-2008 06:29 PM
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wide grip lat pulldown

cues for wide grip? my upper/mid/lower traps and rhomboids feel like they get most of the work, and end up pretty sore the next day compared to my lats

Hannahp21‎, 02-25-2019 02:16 AM
02-25-2019, 03:34 PM Go to last post
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Unhappy need HELP with muscle imbalance

Hey guys! So I've been playing the trombone for a little over 10 years now since I was 7 years old, and it has had a visible effect on my muscles, making almost all my upper body muscles on my left side visibly larger than those on my right. I've started fixing some of it with unilateral...

Leop0ld‎, 02-25-2019 01:07 PM
02-25-2019, 02:46 PM Go to last post
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Static Core routines?

So I recently rolled my ankle. Then, seemingly out of nowhere, I may have torn something in my tricep (or tricep area). I have taken a full week off from all non-necessary movement. I’m basically stuck not using my lower body or upper body. So I thought I would take time to do some more core work…...

sen2two‎, 02-25-2019 05:24 AM
02-25-2019, 02:12 PM Go to last post
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Confused on exercises to avoid with lumbar hernias

Hi all, 4 months ago I decided to change my lifestyle and habits and seriously join a gym. Since my start, I've been able to gain a bit of strength and lose 17kg. Now, I am 37yo and 10 years ago I got diagnosed two lumbar hernias (L4-L5, L5-S1). I have no pain actually and it's been in the same...

pilotax‎, 02-25-2019 01:58 PM
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Very bad OHP? 40lbs?

I’m only 13 if that helps. I can only ohp 40 for 6-10 reps on the barbell. Do I have bad form or am I just weak? My hand position is so that In the starting position my hands rest on my armpit. I feel like my other parts are much stronger. It’s only my shoulders that seem to be lagging behind...

Yeetusthyfeetus‎, 02-24-2019 02:03 PM
02-25-2019, 12:38 PM Go to last post
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Weight lifting goals

I am 16 years old 5'6" 145 and I wanted advice on how to reach my goals for next football season. I've been going to the gym pretty regularly 4-5 times a week and have a basic understanding of strength training but I just wanted advice to reach my goals better and hopefully surpass them. Any advice...

myrickelijah‎, 02-25-2019 01:48 AM
02-25-2019, 12:16 PM Go to last post
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