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Exclamation Sticky Thread Sticky: *** Deadlifting 101: Instructional videos ***

What's up deadlift people? This thread will attempt to cover deadlift basics, common mistakes, and also provide some useful information about other deadlift variations. Here is the basic overview of the classic barbell deadlift..... 8u899wRnwqs And here is Mark Rippetoe's "Lengthy Analysis...

Kiknskreem‎, 11-21-2008 07:02 PM
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Sticky Thread Sticky: The Bench Form Thread

We see a lot of threads asking for bench form critiques on this forum. I feel like most of these threads are made because people don’t know how to critique their own form. They just don’t know what to look for. I’m hoping to narrow that gap with this thread. I’m not going to touch on everything,...

davisj3537‎, 09-19-2013 10:41 PM
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Arrow Sticky Thread Sticky: The Fundamentals of the Back Squat

The Fundamentals of the Back Squat The Back Squat has often been referred to as "the King of Exercises" because it uses a great deal of the body's musculature and is therefore very efficient in making you bigger and stronger. Really, squats are a full body exercise, though most people will...

VoxExMachina‎, 03-24-2011 08:10 AM
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Sticky Thread Sticky: Answers to Common Questions

Q: What exercise should I do for (insert body part here)? I don't know how to do (insert exercise here). A: Do a Search, please, before creating a thread. Also go here: Q: Should I use a full body...

VoxExMachina‎, 09-05-2009 03:46 PM
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Sticky Thread Sticky: The 80/20 Rule for Lifting

Think, But Don't Over-Analyze When you are enthusiastic about bodybuilding, or any sport or hobby for that matter, you want to know everything you can about it. You want to know what's the best exercise, what rep range will give you an edge, how to best structure your split so that you eek out...

VoxExMachina‎, 02-19-2010 06:41 PM
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Sticky Thread Sticky: Beginner's Guide: 6 Basic Compound Lifts, and How to do Them

The core of any good exercise program should be built around the 6 basic compound lifts. These are the basis of bobybuilding, the cornerstone of hypertrophy, the mecca of mass, the.... well, you get the idea. Must you do all of these? No. Nothing is a "must". But instead of wasting...

VoxExMachina‎, 09-07-2009 09:59 AM
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Sticky Thread Sticky: De-Load, the Overlooked Technique

Introduction: There are countless posts on the best way to train biceps, the optimum split for getting huge, how to bench press properly, or any of a million other questions on how to become bigger, leaner, or break through plateaus. But one technique that helps achieve all of these goals...

VoxExMachina‎, 01-03-2010 10:16 AM
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Arrow Sticky Thread Sticky: General Forum Rules

Welcome to the 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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What have I done to my back?

Hey all I'm 29 and about 1 year ago I was doing barbell squats (About 90kg which was pretty heavy for me) and at the bottom of my rep, just as I started to push back up I felt something pop in my lower back... One of the most painful things I have ever experienced! Managed to rack the bar but...

MrJessiePinkman‎, 05-26-2023 01:18 AM
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Calf raises on the leg press good alternative to standing calf raise ?

My gym does not have a standing calf raise machine so would doing calf raises on the leg press machine be a good alternative ?

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RANT: R.I.P. Tyrbolift

For those with discerning tastes while they soak their toes in a nice cool pool.

chazzy1864‎, 06-23-2016 10:38 AM
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need strength help

My buddy can do 16 plate leg press full rom but only 160 on leg extensions and curls… I can only do 10 plats on leg press full rom but 245lb+45 hung off the pin for leg extensions and 240+25lb hung off pin on curls……why is he stronger than me on press but weaker on isolation? Full rom for him...

Vegetamode‎, 06-05-2023 04:19 PM
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Question Goofy strength ratios

Hi guys, I can DB incline press 36kg(80lbs) for 7 reps but I tried flat BB bench for first time and got 8 reps on 60kg(135lbs) this seems weird any help?

darkkittens‎, 06-02-2023 11:53 AM
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Shoulder popped

So this is the 3rd time my shoulder has popped within a few years. How it pops is I lay on my side with my arm laying in the ground L shaped with my chest. After a while of laying down it pops. Is this the tendons or Ligaments? I really don’t want to go get an MRI. With this hurting I can’t lift...

bretp13‎, 06-02-2023 04:26 PM
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Is it better to go heavy or light for shrugs?

Should I go heavy with less reps or light with more reps for traps?

Kansas123‎, 03-13-2014 09:45 AM
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Is the alternate grip for losers?

At my old gym, I managed to reach a deadlift of 445 pounds raw with a double overhand grip. The gym had several bars that were slightly bent due to years of heavy deadlifting being done on them, and this improved my grip. However, that gym closed down two weeks ago, and the new gym I go to only has...

erigni‎, 05-12-2023 06:28 PM
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Quitting lifting

I’m done with this **** I have 0 motivation when I have loose skin what’s even the point I’ll look like **** either way marginally better doesn’t mean **** im wasting my time I wish you luck

ArminiusHexum‎, 05-11-2023 09:56 PM
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Do you agree with Mike Israetel's take on the pump?

"Close to fail, biggest ROM with a stretch, most volume, most metabolites are things proven in the literature to be correlative or causative hypertrophy And they all correlate really well with a pump. And a pump itself causes growth and it correlates with a ton of other things, so it's a pretty...

jaxqen‎, 05-29-2023 08:31 AM
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5 Effective Facial Exercises to Reduce Face Fat Naturally

Say goodbye to chubby cheeks and double chins with these 5 effective facial exercises to reduce face fat. These exercises are designed to target the muscles in your face and neck, helping to tone and tighten them for a more defined and sculpted look. With just a few minutes a day, you can achieve a...

yuvaap‎, 05-30-2023 03:52 AM
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Best core exercises

What are the best core exercises in your opinion? Could be weighted or not.

V‎, 12-09-2006 10:47 AM
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Can you do Lu Raises every day?

I've started training shoulder 3 times a week because a powerman OHP'ed my squat in front of me. I heard they're good for shoulder health, I do a single set on shoulder days to warm up, can I do 3 sets on non-shoulder days too without hurting recovery? Pic: I should still be getting newbie...

RatGod‎, 05-18-2023 09:16 AM
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Are Dips a subs for OHP?

To work on pushing movements, I'm doing BP, push-ups and OHP. I can't seem to find a comfortable way to perform the OHP. Can dips be a substitute for that movement?

SaulGuzman‎, 05-26-2023 08:42 AM
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Question Chest pain after workout

So I've been training my chest for a month now and everytime I finish my sets my chest muscles does not feel sore, is it normal or should I change something?

planky7‎, 05-24-2023 02:19 AM
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Question best core/abdominal exercises

Hi guys just a quick thought of what's the best core/abdominal exercises out there to do. Thanks

MrNoNameNeeded‎, 04-26-2015 12:01 PM
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The 5 Pillars of Bodybuilding

The 80/20 rule thread stickied makes great points on how people make the mistake of spending more time on minutia than things that matter. So I'll make the topic I wish I had read years ago: The 5 things that actually matter 1) Eating the correct amount of calories 2) Consuming enough protein...

tadpole25‎, 05-21-2023 10:07 AM
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Exercise wears

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Let’s get strong & healthy… together

Divine Fitness Center – Rise and grind with divine fitness center We are thrilled to have you join us on Your fitness journey. We want to take a moment to highlight our My Journey Medically Monitored Fitness Program, specifically designed for individuals who have diabetes, high blood pressure,...

divinefitnessca‎, 05-22-2023 10:06 PM
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Please show me your log of isometric exercises

Do you do isometric exercises? Then please post your results here in this thread. This is for a project I'm doing, to come up with a math formula to estimate isometric strength at different weight loads. Say you can do a Dead Hang (hanging in a pull-up bar) for at most 100 seconds. The next...

BjornMoren‎, 05-21-2023 04:03 AM
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How to Lose Belly Fat - Exercise and Diet Plan

Belly fat is the visceral fat that surrounds the liver and other organs in the abdomen, near the portal vein that carries blood. can be harmful, but proper steps can be taken to reduce belly fat. That said, spot reduction is not a HealthifyMe recommended practice. However, we are looking at what...

dbvatiya1‎, 04-09-2023 12:13 AM
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Question Best replacement for squat?

Hey! I’m brand new to lifting and I chose the StrongLifts program. I really enjoy the simplicity of the program BUT every time I go to the gym all the squat racks are packed. I literally don’t have time to wait because my schedule is really full right now. Why is my best bet to replace barbell...

BrawdoLight‎, 04-07-2023 04:22 PM
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Could you provide insights into the YESOUL BIKE's durability and build quality? I'm c

What specific measures does Yesoul Bike take to ensure the durability and longevity of their electric bicycles? Are there any unique design elements or engineering considerations that contribute to their robustness?

frogeqrn‎, 05-18-2023 12:18 PM
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Boostaro Reviews (SCAM or LEGIT) Safe Supplement or Risky Concern? Customer Reviews!

Boostaro Reviews - Hello! Are you searching for a real Boostaro user review? Then you are in the right place. Read this Boostaro Review about ingredients, side effects, and more. Click to visit Bootaro Official Website What is Boostaro? One of the best nutritional supplements on the...

AlbaWells‎, 05-18-2023 06:35 AM
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Liv Pure Reviews (SCAM ALERT! By A Real Customer) Ingredients & Side Effects Check (O

Liv Pure Reviews 2023 - Liv Pure is the right supplement for healthy liver and natural weight loss. You can get all the details very clear in this review. Click to visit Liv Pure Official Website Liv Pure Supplement: What is it? Liv Pure is a natural weight loss supplement created using...

StevenDavidson‎, 05-15-2023 11:04 AM
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