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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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Workout after covid

Hi everybody! Sadly, me and my husband tested positive for covid. Our symptoms were very mild. We only coughed a little and lost our sense of smell. We haven't had any fever or low oxygen saturation. Next Tuesday I'll be able to go back to my normal life. I'm feeling well, and I want to...

agalvisa90‎, 06-10-2021 12:05 PM
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Calling anyone interested in a friendly strength competition for this spring/summer

Last fall, a few of us took part in a competition/collaborative effort where we uploaded our lifts and challenged each other to greater progress. It was fun, and to the best of my knowledge all of us made improvements. My squat is finally out of pathetic territory but still needs a lot of work...

EliKoehn‎, 03-26-2021 06:50 AM
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Thoughts on Ivan Djuric?

I recently started keeping up with his content on YouTube. This guy has apparently squatted literally every day for almost two consecutive years now. That is immense dedication and highly respectable, but strikes me as less than ideal for his stated goal of chasing strength. Also seems like a...

EliKoehn‎, Today 06:49 AM
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Beginner's exercise plan

Ok, so I started to work out, I do the following workouts Mon, Weds, Fri. They are full body workouts but each day I emphasize a body group Mondays (Arms emphasis) Base workout of Bench Press 5x10,10,8,6,failure (I bench the bar 10 times, then add 20 lbs and do 10, add 20 more do 8, put on 10...

userNNXZX5GRJ0E‎, 06-16-2021 08:58 PM
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Smile Lower Back too short to deadlift?

Hi beginner here. Whenever i go down with my upper body with stiff legs i get a stretch in my lower back. Does this limit my deadlift? Im asking since Im having a hard time maintaining a straight back while going into a Deadliftposition. I alsways thought that it was because of a lack of hip...

duffbuck‎, Today 09:58 AM
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Bicep clicking/popping while doing curls

Hello all, I was hoping to get some advice since this has been an ongoing issue and medical professionals have not been able to tell me much. For the past 1-2 years I've been having a weird clicking/popping in the lower part of my bicep near elbow/forearm. It's not loud nor is it painful, it...

bernardfonseca‎, Today 07:05 AM
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2018 study “ Physical activity in the evening does not cause sleep problems“

“The scientists combed through the literature on the subject and analysed all 23 studies that met their quality requirements. They concluded that doing exercise in the four hours before going to bed does not have a negative effect on sleep. "If doing sport in the evening has any effect on sleep...

snailsrus‎, Yesterday 03:59 PM
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Poll Poll: Favorite Rear Delt Movement

Which rear delt movement is your signature favorite for bringing them up?

Deep-Voiced-One‎, Yesterday 05:54 PM
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Poll Poll: Which is your favorite Compound exercise?

Squat Deadlift Pull ups Parallel bar dips (chest) Bench press ?

Monty52269‎, Yesterday 02:24 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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Heavy Barbell Rows

At a twice per week frequency, I’ve been messing with a 5 or 6-8 rep range for barbell rows for a long time. It’s getting pretty stale so I thought it’d be interesting to vary it, say 9-12 reps one day and 4-6 the other. I’m not sure if bb rows in that latter range is practical, given that I have a...

Xpiro‎, 06-16-2021 06:48 PM
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Rear delts - push or pull ?

Hey, i have a question. I train P/P/L split and i dont know when to train rear delts/side delts ? On pull day i do rows,chin-ups etc. and they target rear delt pretty much, but on push day, i do overhead press and it targets whole shoulders, so my question is when it is better to do if its even...

BBforum5‎, Yesterday 01:49 AM
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Wink im 16 years old and im trying to to get in shape

I want to be able to be in shape because in 2 years i want to go to the Air force and be able to complete any fitness test with no sweat. I just need help.

Trillx‎, 11-11-2020 08:34 AM
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How is my deadlift?

Thanks for everyone's help from my last post about form on the squat and RDL. I've moved onto ICF 5x5 so now doing conventional deadlifts. I'm pretty happy with my squat but would just like a bit of feedback on the deadlift. 125kg x 5. ht. tps:// Cheers gents 👍

OKapricot‎, 06-09-2021 01:08 PM
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10 minute run a day to improve my cardio

I used to be a wrestler but COVID shut down all of the teams. My cardio has gone down quite a bit. If I was to do a 10 minute run everyday which would be longer than a wrestling match would it help me be able to last longer in the match when it starts up again? Or should I do other forms of cardio?

JustinSmith52‎, 06-16-2021 12:02 AM
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Are Static Stretches before Exercise Better than Not Stretching?

Good morning, I read it's best to do static stretches after exercising. Some days, however, that limits the time I have to do static stretches. Though not ideal, is doing static stretches before exercise (example: Throughout the day) still better than not doing them at all? Thank you for...

Gerunding‎, 06-15-2021 09:19 AM
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Broken finger what can I do?

So yeah i broke my right index finger a couple of days ago and well i almost lost the top of my finger. what can i do so i dont lose my gains exercise wise other than running pics will be provided if requested

Cruiser4life‎, 03-04-2011 11:30 AM
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workout with alternate reps

Hi what is your opinion on alternating reps of different sets (I mean interleaved with each other i.e. 1x bench press 1 minute rest 1x curl 1 minute rest 1x deadlift 1 min rest 1x pull ups 1 min rest... and son on instead of 5 sets of bench press, 5 sets of curl, 5x deadlift... and so...

auato‎, 06-15-2021 02:55 PM
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The Beighton score, what’s yours and does anyone know how it can affect exercise?

Hyper mobility in joints runs in my family on my dads side. So does arthritis. By 25 years old all my siblings and cousins on my dads side including my dad and my uncle developed arthritis I score a 7 easy on this test. Does anyone know what it can mean in relation to exercise. 1. I can do...

snailsrus‎, 06-14-2021 12:06 AM
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Question Trap Bar Row?

Anyone do these? Tried them for the first time today as I heard it's a great lower-back friendly row variation but the range of motion felt awkward, like I was hitting my body unless I pulled at a specific angle. Got a hell of a pump though. Are they worth doing?

Ironface‎, 06-13-2021 07:21 AM
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Exercise Order?

Hi, I do the following exercises on the same day when strength training (other days are cardio): -Planks -Chin ups -Pull ups -Push ups -Dips

Gerunding‎, 06-14-2021 05:00 PM
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Pump and DOMS on lats?

Hey everybody! Long time lurker but first time poster in these forums. I've started working out 6 weeks ago. I've been counting my calories and macronutrients and it's going great so far, except one thing that has been bothering me. I never felt a "pump" or DOMS on my lats so far, even though...

andrewcons‎, 07-14-2009 02:25 AM
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Poll Poll: Favorite Variation Of Biceps Curl

Which of these biceps curl variations hit them best for you? Note: Feel free to add specifics in the post, such as if you use an EZ curl bar, or Football bar to curl with, or grip movement angles for example.

Deep-Voiced-One‎, 06-10-2021 08:41 PM
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Has my deadlift form improved or do I still need to improve it?

I've been practicing romanian deadlifts and it has taught me to move my hips back. So the question is do I still need to improve my conventional deadlift? The reason I'm posting this is because I haven't had any good luck finding any good coaches to coach me, either they were too costly or they...

diamantkung3n‎, 06-14-2021 01:00 PM
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Unhappy Why I can't see any change in my body? Why my genetics so trash?

(First of all, I want to say sorry for any grammar mistake. I'm from Brazil, but I like to read a lot about bodybuilding and diet in english, and this Forum has a lot of guys who knows a lot, so I hope someone can help me with my trouble.) I don't know what's wrong with me. I'm lifting for 8...

Zyzzfodase‎, 06-11-2021 04:12 PM
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