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Sticky Thread Sticky: Ask an Exercise Science major anything

Ask away. This thread will be nice for any basic or advanced questions as well as help me develop my knowledge and proficiency in my field. background in: biomechanics kinesiology exercise physiology athletic injuries all kinds of workout programming as well as advanced courses in...

y0lked‎, 07-12-2016 09:07 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: http://www.exrx.net/Lists/Directory.html http://www.bodybuilding.com/exercises/ Q: Should I use a full body...

VoxExMachina‎, 09-05-2009 03:46 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: 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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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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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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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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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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Ex-Athletes

I've played basketball throughout my life competitively and was always in great shape. Now that I'm getting older it's harder to stay in as good of shape, especially now that I don't practice for hours on end during the week. Do you all have anything you do in the gym that allows you to be...

RunWithForrest‎, Yesterday 12:48 PM
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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 can I prevent my neck from getting thicker?

My neck is quite thick...and no, it's not fat (I wish it was, it'd be easier to slim the region atleast)...are there any particular exercises I should avoid to prevent my neck from getting worked on and hence getting it thicker? I've seen the thick-necked look in many bodybuilders and I do not find...

rainy_daze‎, 08-10-2009 06:52 AM
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How to get a thicker neck?

Are there any particular exercises that will thicken your neck up? I dont mean the traps but like the actual neck. I am a prety tall guy but Ive filled out pretty good now but my neck still looks prety long and slender comparably. THick necks seem to give the illusion of being wide. Thats what I...

Nick_Wa‎, 11-09-2006 07:07 PM
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how to build up a thick neck?

i have great traps, but i want to target the thickness of my neck more.. any suggestions besides the BB and DB shrugs im already doing?

bring_the_mosh‎, 09-14-2007 12:19 AM
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Alrernatives for Leg curls and leg press

I'm following 5/3/1 from home and those 2 are the only exercises I can't do because i don't have the machines. Are there any alrernatives or are these possible with a barbell?

ookkies‎, Today 04:17 PM
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How long should I wait before I train chest?

For optimal muscle and strength gains. Personally, I only feel sore the next day. I usually have a rest day. Is 1 day inbetween chest workouts productive or I will be overtraining?

Jormund‎, Today 04:34 AM
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Question Will I get the same benefits from working out different times than all at once... ?

My time is very limited these days, CEO 10k a day stuff. I was wondering would I get the same benefits of working out say, 10am doing 25 push ups, then again 1pm, 6pm and 9pm for a total of 100 but spread out through the day. I thought it was based on TUT time under tension and that was all at...

Changedmalife‎, Today 06:30 PM
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Bench is much lower than my other lifts

Height: 5'8.5'' or 1.74 m Bodyweight: 168 lbs Current PRs/Maxes Bench: 145 lbs x 5 Overhead Press: 105 lbs x 8 Squat: 255 lbs x 7 Deadlift: 255 lbs x 8 I'm 17, turning 18 in less than a month. I've been training for around 3 years, more like 2 to 2.5 years if you consider...

iColdPro‎, Yesterday 05:05 PM
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Hit 145kgs squat pr. Can i call this a legit lift? (Deeper or this is enough?)

ZDUDObX3k8Q Hi everyone.. my legs are horribly small and pathetic and lately ive been trying to hit them hard... I just hit 145kgs after alot of training sets. Is this considered a legit lift? Form wise i mean. And how much would decent legs need to lift so i can see size? Current stats...

ace2735‎, 08-19-2017 06:15 AM
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Transition from cut to bulk

I just finished my cutting phase from the beginning of May to the end of the august. I tried really hard this time to cut my fat because this is my first cut. My thought is to get rid all of my junk fat. But know I discovered I'm very lean. I drop from 196lbs to 156lbs. And by body fat has dropped...

kenwongg‎, Today 10:44 AM
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Squat form check 335x3

qCrI3MmGKOE 335x3 @188lbs Anything I should improve on? I feel like I could squat a tad bit deeper and slow down the eccentric a bit. I'm also thinking of buying some oly shoes. Thoughts?

WorldClassDBag‎, Yesterday 11:15 PM
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Form Check Squat, Sumo, OHP

M, 193, 6'1 Need some help with some of my important lifts: Squat: https : / / youtu .be/BWDwM-2auZw To be honest, I'm not worried about having perfect form on squat. I just need it to be good enough to avoid major injury and get solid gains. Is this good enough? Sumo Deadlift Side...

askittle99‎, Today 12:09 PM
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Time to change

Whats up! Im 27 male, 250 pounds, height 1.78. Its time for a change... Im sick of being fat anymore... I want to change and today is the day i decided to do it. But im complete noob about this kind of stuff lol... I want to get beefy really beefy... Have a huge chest arms etc... But i have no clue...

WantToBeBeefy‎, Today 10:05 AM
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Forearm wrist curls behind back

I might seem a bit impatient but I feel I need to work my forearms. I have a huge difference between upper arm and forearm flexed (17.5" compared to 13" respectively) so I thought I could use direct forearm work? I've never worn straps when doing heavy rows or deads and I try to go as heavy as I...

hit1233‎, Yesterday 06:29 AM
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Can Deadlift exhaust other muscles that are not even that activated?

Hey guys, long story short, I lost 35kg or 77lbs of fat (and water weight, and lean body mass of course) over the past year or so, but only dieting. I found that my cravings for food would skyrocket if I did weight training and it was much harder to maintaining a decent deficit. Big mistake there,...

cresros‎, Today 04:35 AM
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The Dumbbell Pullover - What muscle does it really hit?

"Yeah the dumbbell pullover, they gave me a great pump in chest." "Oh that one, yeah i always use it to get more size in lats!" "Its a great exercise for the abs!" "Oh that one, yeah i strained my calf once doing it, i don't recommend it!" My findings: Dumbbell Pullover on incline angle:...

Budaan‎, Yesterday 01:01 PM
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Whats the point of Calf Raises in Allpro's how is it helping compounds?

most of the exercises involve compound movements . I fail to see the point of calf raises . My goal is to optimize my full body workout days with just compound movements so that i hit majority of muscle groups to preserve them during my cut.

adi4fitness‎, Yesterday 01:58 PM
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is it possible

to get all heads of the tricep worked out with only weighted dips and CGBP? im doing upper/lower split and i wanted to do dips on one of the upper and cgbp in the other one. would that cover my triceps? with biceps im only doing weighted chin ups one day and barbell curl the next day

letsallmakeit‎, 08-20-2017 04:56 PM
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Help with form

I have been working out for a while now, and I have been following a program. I have started doing some other exercises but I can not get my form correct and it is starting to hurt my back. I would love some tips and advice with how to correct this issue. The exercises are stiff leg deadlifts,...

TrotonKat‎, 08-20-2017 12:21 AM
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What should I do?

So I have mild cerebral palsy. It's mild enough to wear I can run, but I'm not very fast and it's very taxing. At school I'm taking PE for 18 weeks and everything leg wise is sore only 2 weeks in. I've been telling myself its nothing, but my back aches noticeably if I stand a certain way and my...

hgp1‎, Yesterday 07:50 PM
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Squat/RDL form check please!

Form check videos: Can't post links so just paste this after youtube .com 1st video(Squat with weights under heel): /watch?v=6F5uus6CTA0 2nd video(Squat): /watch?v=3vnvBs3AsR4 3rd video(RDL): /watch?v=mRzGoxxfI4I I've just started using fierce 5 full body workout and have been struggling...

ShadowCien‎, 08-15-2017 05:09 PM
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Exclamation Prevent Snap City! OHP, Front Squat and Deadlift form check please!

Hi Guys! I workout alone, I don't have a spotter, so it's hard for me to check my form. Any helpfull comment is welcomed! Overhead Press front: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3tYBl6ou_Jg side: https://youtu.be/Vmf53oDnwso

Akos89‎, Yesterday 12:19 PM
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Back Squat/RDL Form Check please!

I posted a from check video before but people said I need to post one with weights so here they are. After this workout session I felt a bit of numbness in my left arm and skip forward 5 days now. I've been to a doctor and I pinched a nerve most likely in my neck and maybe my lower back and it's...

ShadowCien‎, Yesterday 04:34 PM
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Critique my deadlift form (I am hurt)

average weight: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fibi--5YNiE&t=1s heavy weight (for me): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wO3tsmTGZC4

BotoX888‎, Yesterday 01:57 PM
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