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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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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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5 Resistance Band Exercises for a Full-Body Workout

Resistance bands are versatile and portable, making them great for at-home workouts that target multiple muscle groups.

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Lower back rip

Ive been consistent for a couple of months, going 4 times a week. All of a sudden I got pain in my lower back. My lower back has always been weak, so I did no exercises which made me arch my back like deadlift or bent over exercises. I arranged my workout in such a way it didnt have negative effect...

Oberstradl‎, 03-23-2023 06:32 AM
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Smile How to Do a Push-Up

STEPS: 1 - Get down on all fours, placing your hands slightly wider than your shoulders. 2 - Straighten your arms and legs. 3 - Lower your body until your chest nearly touches the floor. 4 - Pause, then push yourself back up.

JUANCITO2023‎, Yesterday 08:21 PM
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Train Your Core and Lower Body with These 3 Kettlebell Exercises

Kettlebells are great for full-body workouts, and exercises like the kettlebell swing and goblet squat can target your core and lower body specifically.

JUANCITO2023‎, Yesterday 08:12 PM
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4 Exercises to Improve Your Running Form and Speed

Running is a great cardio workout, but it's important to have proper form to prevent injury and improve performance. Exercises like lunges and glute bridges can help.

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Master the Push-Up: Tips for Proper Form and Progression

Push-ups are a foundational exercise for building upper body strength, and with proper form and progression, they can become even more challenging.

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The Power of Isometric Exercises: 4 Static Holds to Try

Isometric exercises involve holding a position, and they can be great for building strength and improving stability.

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5 Yoga Poses to Ease Muscle Soreness and Improve Recovery

Yoga poses like the pigeon pose and the downward dog can help stretch and soothe sore muscles after a workout.

JUANCITO2023‎, Yesterday 08:07 PM
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Build a Stronger Back with These 3 Deadlift Variations

Deadlifts are a classic exercise for building a strong back, and variations like the sumo deadlift and Romanian deadlift can add variety to your routine.

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The Benefits of Circuit Training: How to Build a Full-Body Circuit

Circuit training can help you build strength and endurance while burning fat, and it's easy to customize to your fitness level.

JUANCITO2023‎, Yesterday 08:05 PM
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Maximize Your Workouts with These 5 Pre-Workout Stretches

Warm up your muscles and improve your range of motion with stretches like the hip flexor stretch and the shoulder stretch.

JUANCITO2023‎, Yesterday 08:04 PM
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Get Ripped Abs with These 3 Killer Core Exercises

Try exercises like Russian twists, hanging leg raises, and side planks to strengthen and define your abs.

JUANCITO2023‎, Yesterday 08:02 PM
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Burn Fat and Build Muscle with This Total-Body Circuit Workout

Incorporate squats, lunges, push-ups, and other exercises into a circuit for a challenging and effective workout that targets multiple muscle groups.

JUANCITO2023‎, Yesterday 08:00 PM
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Sculpt Your Back with These 3 Exercises

Rows, pull-ups, and lat pulldowns are essential for building a strong and defined back.

JUANCITO2023‎, Yesterday 07:59 PM
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5 Simple Exercises to Improve Your Posture

Shoulder retractions, planks, and other exercises can help you sit and stand taller with better alignment.

JUANCITO2023‎, Yesterday 07:58 PM
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The Power of Plyometrics: 5 Explosive Exercises to Boost Your Athleticism

Jump squats, box jumps, and other plyometric exercises can help increase your power and explosiveness.

JUANCITO2023‎, Yesterday 07:57 PM
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Stretch Your Way to Better Flexibility with These 4 Yoga Poses

Downward dog, cobra, and other yoga poses can help improve your range of motion and prevent injury.

JUANCITO2023‎, Yesterday 07:56 PM
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Train Like a Pro: 3 Olympic Weightlifting Exercises to Try

Snatches, clean and jerks, and overhead squats can be challenging but effective for building strength and power.

JUANCITO2023‎, Yesterday 07:55 PM
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The Ultimate Arm Workout: 4 Exercises for Bigger Biceps and Triceps

Curl, press, and extend your way to arms that pop with these exercises.

JUANCITO2023‎, Yesterday 07:54 PM
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Build a Bigger Chest with These 3 Exercises

Bench presses, push-ups, and dumbbell flys are key moves for chest development.

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Get Stronger Legs with These 5 Exercises

From squats to lunges, these leg-focused exercises will help you build muscle and improve your athletic performance.

JUANCITO2023‎, Yesterday 07:52 PM
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10 Best Ab Exercises for a Strong Core

Crunches, planks, and more - these exercises will help you sculpt a defined midsection.

JUANCITO2023‎, Yesterday 07:50 PM
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One Armed Bench Press?

One Armed Bench Press? Well not quite but one arm is permanently disabled as compared to the other. For example there is a seated chest press machine at the gym. You load each handle with Olympic plates and push. For me I load a couple plates on my good side and just a half plate and change...

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How to optimize pull ups with a bad shoulder

I had a nasty shoulder dislocation about 10 years ago and it hasn't really been fully stable since, even with significant amounts of PT. I've been able to do pull ups now for awhile, but I don't feel comfortable coming to a true dead hang (i.e., letting my body weight hang using only my grip and...

hanzosbm‎, 03-22-2023 06:13 AM
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