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Just saw this guy on youtube doing bicep curls and i am wondering about his form?

Is this form correct? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uzX0Ddognl4

ManosMyName‎, 09-13-2020 05:02 AM
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Stretches and anything to relax my knees? I do roughly 200 squats a day

Because of my job , it requires me to move boxes from a to b and squat maybe like 200 times a day, and it starts to stress my body so I am looking out for some tips and some stretches , that I can do ? Also should I change my stance when I squat to exercise other type of muscle ?

ManosMyName‎, 09-12-2020 04:46 AM
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Lacking Lower Back

hey bodybuilding crew need some advice, so i’ve always had a decent upper back but when it comes to lower it looks like nothing is there. the last couple of weeks i’ve incorporated back extensions & dumbell rows & really feeling my lower part of my lat squeeze. is this normal to not have really...

Cclin1‎, 09-07-2020 09:37 AM
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How often "isolate" exrcises ?

Hello, i have a question. I train 4x per week fullbody training, compound movements only. It means, i train my triceps by dips, biceps by pull-ups, side-delts for example by bumbell raises etc. It goes well, but i know its not optimal for some muscles, and im trying to build muscle, so i have a...

wariorpolni‎, 09-11-2020 10:38 AM
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HS Decline Press - Not strapped in

Just started using this machine, but the seat belt that straps you in is broken. Feels a bit awkward and I sometimes use my feet to stop floating out of the seat. How necessary is using the seatbelt? Any tips on doing without it? Done up to 270 lbs so far.

TheResistance‎, 09-11-2020 04:40 AM
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Walking 15k-20k steps everyday - will it kills gains?

Hello, I've heard that too much cardio can affect gains, but my job/lifestyle requires me to walk 15k-20k steps every day. I have been working out for about a year now, and only recently decided to start taking it seriously. Would walking 15 thousand to 20 thousand steps every day potentially...

bmaltep‎, 09-10-2020 06:41 AM
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Pronator teris area tightening up

On days I do bicep curls I occasionally have my pronator teris (or around that area) tightening up later in the day. The area I'm referring to is found on this image images.app.goo.gl/rMmrtrK5acvVXpyD9 I use a barbell and never had this problem before but I dont know if I'm holding the bar to...

DaDude2020‎, 09-10-2020 12:52 PM
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Stiff legged deadlift help

Am I suppose to feel this exercise in my hamstrings? I only feel it in my back and glutes. It's a vital lift in a beginner routine im doing(All Pros) so I don't think I can substitute it. I had same issue when doing hamstring curls on the machines at the gym. I felt it in my quads on that. ...

WeightSwinger‎, 09-02-2020 08:14 AM
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supplements

What is the best supplenets for skinny guys

strof1993‎, 09-09-2020 12:39 PM
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Form / Weight in compound exercises - Dead Lift

So, there are tons of videos and information about proper form online but none of them address the question I have specifically. To preface this post's content, I used to lift in High School before I went into the Marines. During this time I only trained Bench Press, Squat, Curls, Pull Ups and...

Xulkrin‎, 09-09-2020 11:24 AM
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Anyone here have any experience in doing full body workouts in consecutive days?

My gym reopened after a few months of being closed and I transitioned to doing full-body workouts to ease myself into weightlifting again. I do enjoy full-body routines compared to splits however I do miss being in the gym several times a week. Is there any issue in training on consecutive days if...

Odifududix‎, 09-06-2020 07:35 PM
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Leg crippling pain after squats

Hello fellow bodybuilders. I have been struggling with this issue for some years now and I think it is time to ask for help. Stats: 33year old male, have been working out for about 5-6 years, 1.75m, 70kg. I started with back squats about 3-4 years back but started (as usual) with bad form,...

GunGrave87‎, 08-29-2020 12:35 PM
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What is your bench (1RM) to weight ratio?

For example mine is: 1.333... My bench/my weight = 220lbs/165lbs => 1.333 Please drop yours. I wanna know because a lot of people can bench 275, but you find out that they weigh 250. So I want to know where I actually stand.

SnipeItLikePro‎, 09-03-2020 06:31 AM
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Goblet squats at home (with triceps bar)...

Hi all, I'm struggling with leg exercises at home (very limited setup), and I've considered doing goblets. Spin-lock DB can only hold 30 kg (about 65 lbs), so I'd do them with a hollow (yikes!!!) triceps bar that should be good for up to 60 kg (probably a bit more but seems too risky...). I have...

oioioi99‎, 09-08-2020 05:07 AM
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Incline Db 15 30 45 degree drop sets

How is this for a bit of a fun change-up Hitting Incline Dumbell Press with a drop set at 15, 30 then 45 degrees? NB I’m aware 45 is going to hit the delts. FWIW I will follow up with floor flyes, HS Decline Press and maybe Dumbell Pullover.

TheResistance‎, 09-04-2020 08:13 AM
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Skullcrushers + Overhead tricep ext = too much for the long head?

I do both of them, twice a week, in my push day. 3 sets of 8-10 reps each. Each set is very close to failure (max 1 rep left in the tank, if even that). I have 1 year lifting experience, natty of course.

AndyBendy‎, 09-08-2020 04:24 AM
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Burning palm and pain in fingers

Hi all, Did anyone experience burning palms and nerve pain in fingers post workout or next day after workout. The pain feels like someone pulling the nerves but keeps shifting between fingers. I remember when doing Dumbell tricep extensions the elbow feeling tight as I pushed upwards and felt...

jonathanvaz50‎, 09-07-2020 11:43 PM
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Problem with dumb bell pull overs

I've got adjustable dumb bells. When I've got 10 pound plates on the dumb bell, they keep on hitting the back of my head. So I have to load up the dumb bell bar with a whole bunch of 5 pound plates. It's somewhat inconvenient because I'm doing a FB workout and do 3 different exercises in a...

paulinkansas‎, 09-07-2020 10:14 AM
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Trouble with the bench press thread (beginners) *Please no trolls

I had huge trouble for years. I also couldn't do one push up. This stopped me from bodybuilding period. I finally actually solved the problem. I thought this would be a good thread for discussion and for people to share what worked for them.

drkstar00‎, 09-06-2020 01:12 PM
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Thick obliques/wide waist

I do alot of heavy squatting and deadlifting and I BELIEVE a result of this has given me a wide waist ruining my v taper. I have a 6pack so I don't believe losing bodyfat would impact it too much. Right not my waist measures 36 inches. Is there any way to remedy this with exercises?...

GetCrunK‎, 11-08-2009 11:12 PM
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Why deadlift always 1x5 instead of 3x5 ?

Hi so i noticed that most popular fullbody programs have just 1x5 of deadlifts but i'm running a similar A B structured program where im squatting 3x5 on a and 3x5 deadlifts on B. So basically im squatting 1-2 per week and 1-2 deadlifting with heavy static sets, Is this bad ?

skinnyfatguy2‎, 09-06-2020 01:29 PM
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Question How do you guys save your lower back?

I love doing the big lifts (deads, squats, OHP, barbell rows etc) but my back is constantly fatigued. If you guys aren’t on a full body 3x/wk - so you’re lifting on back-to-back days on U/L, PPL, bro split etc - how do you manage lower back fatigue? Do you just do machines all the time? Srs. If...

Ironface‎, 09-04-2020 07:31 PM
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Balancing out Shoulders, Traps & Chest with Bodyweight

Hello, I've started doing some basic calisthenics again recently after about a year off of the gym. Mainly just jumping jacks, sit ups and push ups. I'm trying to ease my body back into working out as this is the longest break I've taken in years. One thing that has always been an issue is...

flipper024‎, 09-05-2020 07:57 AM
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Sets, reps and progression. please help

Hi i'm new to lifting and was wondering if I should lift a weight until i get fully tired for each set? e.g. set 1 = 10 reps, set 2 = 8 reps, set 3 = 6 reps. or should I aim for the same number in all sets, e.g. set 1 = 10 reps, set 2 = 10 reps, set 3 = attempt to do 10 reps but fail at 6 or...

nfelix77‎, 09-05-2020 01:21 AM
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The voodoo of single-arm static holds

I've been burning out at the end of my upper and pull days with static holds with adjustable DBs, adding plates incrementally when I reach a specific duration for a few sets. The twist: I load up a backpack with a bunch of non-adjustable DBs, sometimes adding weight to that instead. The backpack...

Xpiro‎, 08-30-2020 06:00 PM
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