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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...

ForumSentinel‎, 05-19-2014 08:12 AM
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Are upright rows good?

Are upright rows good for shoulder development? For context, here are the other shoulder moves I'm currently doing: 5 = # of sets (with a 1-minute rest period) 8 = # of reps Overhead press (5 x 8) Shoulder press (machine) (5 x 8) Face pull (3 x 12) Should I add the upright row?

MarkGarro95‎, 03-05-2023 02:45 PM
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Best exercises that don't work your core

Hey guys, I recently did surgery on my abdomen and my doctor advised me to not lift weights for a month and when I start to, to ease into it. Its been a month today so for this week I want to do a full body workout, but only do exercises that minimally stress my core. Any recommendations on...

Rezzy139‎, 03-18-2023 08:58 AM
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Beneficial micro-exercises?

Hi everyone, this is a weird question so bear with me. I'm also not 100% sure this is the right place to ask this question, but I wanted to ask it here because I want it to be mostly weighed in on by people who really know what they're talking about, because you guys know how much fake information...

brunow2023‎, 03-18-2023 02:27 AM
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World famous and Best Jyotish, Astrologer and Tantrik in , India. For more details you call to Panditji at +1 604-288-2478 Panditji is one of the leading and most promising Jyotish, Astrologer and Tantrik in , India. Having experience of about 20 + years Mr. Pandit ji has successfully...

nodifa‎, 03-18-2023 05:24 AM
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New to muscle building

Im still fairly new to all this. I did pretty good meeting my goals working out with weights while cutting fat off of me. But now im at a point where i want to bulk and add as much lean muscle as possible. I just find so many different articles on what to do cardio wise during my bulking period....

Dbc313‎, 05-16-2018 08:21 PM
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Regarding the video how heavy is heavy in kilos?

How heavy is heavy in kilos for an old guy doing shoulder presses and bicep curls? Im 45 and being pressing and curling the same weight for 3 years, don't know how long i can keep doing it for Jamestinywest on YouTube, this website won't let me post link

paul0990‎, 03-17-2023 02:49 AM
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Front Delt light pain

I was doing barbel curls and felt slight pain on my right delt that continues after 2weeks Has anyone successfully recovered from it My head spins to see YouTube videos where everyone says that their technique works But none of them seems to be working I actually increased pain...

Affan7412‎, 03-14-2023 04:23 PM
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Arrow Planking

PLANKING If there one exercise we love to hate or hate to love it is planking . But believe me see some videos below and you'll change your mind . And See those videos to know how to plank correctly thank you *************.us/68485280629140 *************.us/68485280629273...

Zekiassefa‎, 07-29-2021 01:05 PM
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Looking for an exercise involving both back extension and knee contraction

At the same time that is. I need two more hamstrings isolations and figure this can take out two birds with one stone.

GeneralSerpant‎, 03-13-2023 01:00 PM
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Question about dumbbell pullovers

I read all of Arnold Schwarzenegger’s books and he recommend to keep the hips as low as possible at all times during this exercise. However in the training video “shape it up with Arnold”, he specifically mentions to drop the hips simultaneously with the dumbbell behind you, and to bring the...

Upperlower‎, 03-09-2023 06:43 AM
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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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How should i be pyramiding up to my weight and what should my working weight be?

Warmup - Bar x8, 95x8, 135x8 155x8, 175x5, 185x5, 195x5, 205x3, 165x6 Normally I dont do flat bench press I typically do dumbbell flat press. Today I bench pressed for the first time in about a month and was unsure what my working weight is. This is what I ended up with. I did so many sets...

ebealer‎, 03-08-2023 05:58 PM
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Post Is this hunchback?

Is this hunchback?

amirzaei‎, 03-09-2023 11:06 AM
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Thumbs up 30 Day Plank Challenge At Home - Lose Body Fat, Get Skinny

*************.us/8005721  30 Day Plank Challenge At Home - Lose Body Fat, Get Skinny  The secret about the Plank exercise, is that it looks very simple to do... But it is so effective in burning belly fat, burning calories and reducing body fat in general! In fact it's so effective that I...

Skmtaufeeq‎, 03-08-2023 01:00 PM
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What are some good weight exercises for the deep/inner core?

Trying to improve my core for better skiing stability.

XterraRob‎, 03-07-2023 04:46 PM
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Clicking shoulder

My left shoulder always clicks when I do any shoulder press. It doesn't click when I bench press. It doesn't hurt. It is just annoying to listen to, kinda distracting. I thought it might be that I didn't have the flexability, but I have stretched it out.... never stops. It has been clicking for...

sessa‎, 06-27-2003 09:22 AM
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Form Check - Deadlift - 140kg (308 lbs) x 3

Height / Weight: 178 cm( 5'8) / 85kg(187 lbs) Lift being done: Conventional Deadlift Current 1RM: 150kg(330 lbs) Weight being used: 140kg(308lbs) Link to video:

Pajchel‎, 03-07-2023 03:59 PM
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Arrow Benefits of plank for weight LOSS

Planking is a simple yet effective exercise that can help you shed unwanted weight and get a toned core. A plank is a static exercise that targets the muscles of the abs, back, hips, and shoulders, and helps to build core strength, stability, and endurance. It involves holding a push-up position...

felpsconrado‎, 03-07-2023 04:19 AM
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Curtsy lunges

Hey everyone, so I have major saddlebag issues and have found several youtube videos showing the curtsy lunge as a good workout for this problem. I'm new to it and feel unsafe doing it without holding on to a countertop or some kind of surface with my arms straight out in front of me. Is it still...

formerfatty85‎, 09-04-2016 09:07 AM
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Zercher squats as a main lift?

So long story short back squats hurt my wrist and elbows to the point it makes training my quads a waste because I don’t get close to enough effective volume. No amount of stretching or “mobility work” has gotten me to a point they are at least trainable. Front squats are a little better but...

BeginnerGainz‎, 03-04-2023 10:38 AM
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Talking OHP is GOOD for middle delts!!!

Hi everyone! There's often a debate about the overhead press, is it a good exercise for shoulder width or not. Mostly the "it works the front delts" group wins, but no one talks about the grip width you use! Everywhere on the net you can read that you should use a narrower grip blanlanla....

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Can you progressive overload on 5x5 exercising biceps?

getriba‎, 02-25-2023 11:29 PM
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Plank -wri The plank is a bodyweight exercise which involves holding the trunk part of your body in a straight line off the ground. The static exercise engages multiple muscle groups at the same time which makes it extremely effective at strengthening your core, whilst also working the...

Mily1071‎, 03-02-2023 12:39 AM
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Light Weight High Reps

How light would I know to go when doing light weight high reps? I don't want to go too heavy because I'm still trying to slim down a bit, but I also don't want to go too light.

AllofaSutton‎, 02-26-2023 02:05 PM
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Plank exercises

One of the best and most efficient exercises you can do to strengthen your core and raise your level of fitness overall is the plank. Anybody wishing to strengthen and stabilize their core should try this workout. The plank exercise is a static, body-weight exercise in which you maintain your...

5cole‎, 02-23-2023 11:51 PM
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