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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: 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: 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 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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Wink Post Covid - Getting Into Shape - exercise recommendations needed

Hello, this is my very first post - so go gentle I'm approaching 40 and prior to having COVID towards the end of March, my weight had steadily increased to just under 18 stone. Since getting ill and generally having some major job interruptions, the one thing I really had some control over was...

Filmguyuk‎, Yesterday 04:06 PM
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Is walking any good for burning fat?

I mean a brisk walk, maybe 20min/ mile.... It just feels so easy and chill/fun way to burn some calories

Merc009‎, 07-25-2020 07:16 PM
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Question Chinese squat form vs American squat form?

Why do chinese weight lifters tilt their head up when doing squats and americans keep thier head looking slightly down? I squat slightly down but I'm wondering if there's an advantage to craning your neck up. I am comparing chinese weightlifters to american powerlifters. What's the reason...

Errorproxy‎, Today 06:11 PM
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Deadlift Form Video

Hey guys so I've been trying to improve my form for deadlifting but I'm super confused... I took some cues and tips from Jeff Nippard videos, and very recently Alan Thrall.. But I think I'm still not able to figure it out. Here's a video of me doing my 7 rep max: youtu. be/Xure10sjGa0 (pls...

Ev0lutionn‎, Today 10:08 AM
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Which type of leg press?

Hey guys I know its probably personal preference but I have to ask Which leg press do you prefer? I know in our gym we got the basic one where you sit normally and push the press just front of you and the one where you kind of sit in an angle I think where you push it in a slightly higher...

PitufoCanario‎, Today 01:14 PM
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Big arms without isolation?

Is it possible to get big arms with only weighted chin ups, rows , farmers walks, bench press, ohp and face pulls ? Goal is not to look like a bodybuilder but just a good looking Muscular Body

FullBodyAddict‎, 08-01-2020 05:33 AM
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Back Extention

Does anyone get really light headed and dizzy for like 10 seconds after doing a back extention set with weight to held to the chest? Im breating in going up and breathing out going down but when I stand back up after the set, I am severely light headed and dizzy for no more than 10 seconds, like...

Cautious1‎, Today 12:43 AM
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Machines that work two antagonist muscles

Just a curiosity... Why aren't there (or are there?) machines that can work two antagonist muscles or two mucles in the same exercise? For example, a machine with two levers or something like this: - a hammer chest machine that on the negative movement works as a seated row for back - a...

jaxqen‎, Yesterday 12:59 AM
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Smile Best Tips to maintain motivation to lose weight

Tips to maintain motivation to lose weight 1. Start slowly To lose weight, you must change your lifestyle. Meanwhile, changing our lifestyle is not as easy as turning the palm of our hand. Therefore, you must start to ignite a fire of motivation to lose weight by doing simple things, like...

ZidanHaedar‎, Today 08:46 AM
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Food Diary Can Lose Weight. How to make?

Are you on a diet and lose weight? Maybe you have tried various ways, from holding back your appetite and reducing your portion of food, but in the end you failed and succumbed to the temptation of all the delicious foods in front of you. If you want to lose weight, try to make a food diary. Why...

ZidanHaedar‎, Today 08:52 AM
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Ab exercises with weights vs bodyweight

Hi guys ! I'm wondering what is better approach for training the core in general for hypertrophy and functionality ? I'm training abs twice a week with weights: Hanging leg raises ss with weighted decline sit ups and then russian twists or side bends both weighted. I'll throw some drop sets...

Daniel4o‎, 07-26-2020 06:08 AM
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Any exercises to help fix forward head posture/general bad posture?

I suffered a concussion last summer and since then i've had trouble fixing my forward head posture. I think it may be because I spent a lot of time resting at home after my head injury, and the muscles on the neck just got super weak. I've been aware of it and try to fix my posture all day, but...

2RDEYE‎, 07-15-2020 06:27 PM
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Sudden drop in flat bench press

Hi, Few months ago (9 months to be precise) i ve decided to stop doing flat bench press in favour of using the incline one (dont ask me why). Since the lifts on my incline were growing stronger and stronger, i ve decided to test my strength on flat bench press just to see where i stand. Results...

Marcello97‎, 07-25-2020 10:06 AM
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Lack of connection between upper Lat and Rear Shoulder.

With me the lat starts developed from its lower part till the middle part and just before it reaches the connection with the rear shoulder, it's empty. This empty space (a clear separation) between the upper lat the and the rear shoulder makes it look incomplete. I look like as if my lat begins...

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Colossal CBD Oil Start Off Little – A little color is going far. Start with littler sums and stir your way up on the off hazard

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Is my squat deep enough?

Hi guys, I am a 16 year old girl following the stronglifts programme as I was quite underweight and weak and wanted to bulk up and get stronger. So far I have found it great but am quite confused about the barbell squat. I managed to get it up to about 57kg but that was with very bad form so I...

modernspartan7‎, 08-01-2020 10:02 AM
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Question Weak glutes, hamstrings and abdominal's

Hey Guys, I have found that I have weak glutes, hamstrings and abdominal's. I am currently following Fierce 5 novice full body 3x a week and have noticed with some lifts my weaker or lagging muscle groups don't activate but my strong muscle do. I would like to know how I could improve or target...

fattofame3‎, 08-02-2020 12:21 AM
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Myofascial Release Therapy

Does anybody have any knowledge or experience with this? I booked a deep tissue/sport massage and when I explained my issues the therapist suggested myofascial therapy. She tried it on me as opposed to the deep tissue and I noticed I was much more mobile the following day. I'd like to hear...

luckyboy23‎, 07-13-2020 11:22 PM
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Exercises to get rid of these bulges..

Hi, I'm an office employee so I get to sit most of the time, however I do simple work out at home and have a good upper shape. The lower part is what I'm trying to get in shape, I know about the oblique exercises, however the following bulges are in the middle between the side body and the...

tryllz‎, 07-09-2020 01:13 AM
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Very weak bench for level of development?

Hey guys, My chest has always been my best muscle group. I had some mass there even when I was a skinny twig (well, some of you would still consider me that :D) and it would grow even when I didn't focus on it at all (for example, tricep dips as only push exercise). My triceps are fine and my...

alec935‎, 07-13-2020 06:11 AM
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Question What warm-up before back exercise?

How do I warm-up before exercising all of the back muscles?

VerdenMacht‎, Yesterday 10:41 AM
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Squat form. Knees caving?

Hi there guys. I have been dealing with caving knees during squat. I also have had a few imballance issues in my glutes leading to issues in my medius. I have been working on this now and during heavy squatting I think my caving knees issues are gone. Can you check out and give opinion? For me...

rec90‎, 08-02-2020 10:46 AM
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Poll Poll: which of those exercise is superior for building quads

the Nebula leg press or the atx belt squat machine what do you think?

loebakprob‎, 07-27-2020 10:50 AM
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Umbilical hernia

Hello guys, I figured there is no better place to ask but here. I had my gallblader removed 1 year ago with laporascopic surgery. The problem now is I have about 8 milimeters wide bump in my bellybuton below the incision from the gallblader surgey. So I ordered an appointment with my doctor just...

onix1987‎, 08-01-2020 02:13 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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