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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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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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Low bar squat styles?

Greetings all. I have recently been switching to a lowbar squatting style, due to seemingly being better for my knees. Though I'm getting some conflicting information about the lift. Usually the lift is coached where you're leaning very much forward, and using hipdrive (Rippetits, alot of other...

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how do you do chest workouts with no equipment?

kuulcha‎, Yesterday 05:56 AM
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Dumbell crunch 90 degree legs on bench

Hi all Just starting to train again after a break, training at home with some basic kit. I am sure I remember a dumbbell crunch with back on floor and lower legs on a bench (making 90 degree at knees), holding dumbbell on chest so left hand holding left plates and right hand holding right...

OldManLearning‎, Today 03:23 AM
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Sparking Pain On Neck While Doing Military Press

Hey guys, newbie here. I am very new to lifting and been doing it for around 2 months. One main problem I notice is when I do overhead press after 2-3 reps I feel small electric shock in my neck. It only happens on behind right side of the neck. It is also the same issue when I do band pull...

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Loss of it due to exercise?

Loss of it due to exercise? I wasn't exercising at all during the pandemic, and my weight dropped from 125 lbs at 5'7 to 115, yet, I still got my period. I went back to the gym six months ago and hired a trainer three months later. However, I didn't get my period this month or last....

GainsForTay‎, 10-17-2021 08:58 PM
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Injury risk from heavy pull-ups?

I love pull-ups and been doing them for probably 20+ years. I do pull-ups twice per week. Always medium width pronated grip. One day I go for 3x10 (currently with 1 plate) and one day I go heavy 3x3 (almost at 2 plates) with some back-off sets. My other back work is usually weighted inverted...

VTLifts‎, 10-14-2021 05:42 AM
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"Leverage Squat" similar to a Pendulum Squat?

Squats have always been one of my best exercises but at my age, using the barbell just causes too much pain. Before I cash in my man-card I've been trying other machines in the gym (plate loaded and cable machines) and found one that I really like that calls itself a "Leverage squat" made by...

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Smile How to do push-ups properly.

HOW TO PROGRESS FROM KNEE PUSH-UPS TO TOE PUSH-UPS The good news is that if you do enough push-ups on your knees you'll be up on your toes in no time. Gottschall explains that as the muscle activation in knee and toe push-ups is the same if you consistently perform enough push-ups on your knees...

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Thumbs up How to do push-ups properly.

HOW TO PROGRESS FROM KNEE PUSH-UPS TO TOE PUSH-UPS The good news is that if you do enough push-ups on your knees you'll be up on your toes in no time. Gottschall explains that as the muscle activation in knee and toe push-ups is the same if you consistently perform enough push-ups on your knees...

nigelrezzor‎, Yesterday 05:17 AM
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Lightbulb Planking Exercise

While crunches are arguably the most common abdominal exercise, they may not be the most effective way to build muscle and strengthen your core. Plus, core training is about more than having a beach-ready body. Effectively working out your core can improve stability, reduce injury, and maintain...

lucaskshetri‎, Yesterday 04:50 AM
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5 Amazing Videos Tutorial To Lose Weight

To lose weight, You just need to watch this videos and put into practice. not just weight oh! also to leave a healthy lifestyles.. here are the videos below: click on the links to watch: *************.us/7096161 *************.us/70961681333084 *************.us/70961681333117...

Djklo‎, Yesterday 04:39 AM
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Help Mass Legs

I’m trying to build mass on my legs. I work out 5 times a day, during those 5 days, 3 days are my leg days. I squat 150lbs 10x3 and leg press then to hamstrings. Any suggestions or advice? Thank you

Rookie253‎, 10-14-2021 05:17 PM
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wearing longsleeves

does wearing longsleeves whilst benching affect you? jw better safe then sorry.

dabir27‎, 03-28-2007 11:23 PM
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Arms growth tips and tricks please !

Hello guys ! I've been lifting for a while and it seems that arms are not my strong trait .I am 1.78 cm (5 10) at around 14 % bf and my arms are 40.5 cm cold . Any tips and tricks to increase them few more cm please !

AndrewGhg‎, 10-17-2021 07:03 AM
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Exclamation Wide stance squats for longevity

I don’t remember where exactly, but I have read from numerous sources recently that wide stance squats are better from a longevity perspective, particularly in regards to knee health. The idea seems to stem from the belief that “Olympic” style squatting (high bar, close stance, lots of forward...

Ironface‎, 10-17-2021 05:38 AM
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The Goulden row and the Purvis press

Two exercises I had no idea about. Haven't tried them. Maybe someone is interested. Well, that's it! l ZSxwPQ3D93E TZrRiK2tiM4

jaxqen‎, 10-17-2021 08:38 AM
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Smile Let be fit even at is wealth..

Exercise not only changes your body, it changes your mind, your attitude and your mood." "Exercise should be regarded as a tribute to the heart." Good things come to those who sweat. "Of all the paths you take in life, make sure a few of them are dirt."

ORCOJADA‎, 10-17-2021 01:16 PM
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Side delts burning on overhead press

Anybody else get this?

safcpaul‎, 10-10-2021 09:36 AM
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simple exercise to lose weight

here I will share some videos for those of you who are very lazy to do heavy exercise but want to have an ideal weight and fast actually this sport is the most important thing for our body, it's healthy about being slim it's a bonus... want to know what the sport is like in some of the videos below...

Cici3289‎, 10-17-2021 11:03 AM
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Thumbs down Way of building your body


Nelsonjoe‎, 10-17-2021 08:51 AM
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How do you build buff forearms, and strong fingers?

Sqeeze ball? Something else?

Darkius‎, 10-06-2021 07:16 PM
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Post Push Up Tutorials

A push-up is a common calisthenics exercise beginning from the prone position. By raising and lowering the body using the arms, push-ups exercise the pectoral muscles, triceps, and anterior deltoids, with ancillary benefits to the rest of the deltoids, serratus anterior, coracobrachialis and the...

hxrrisw‎, 10-16-2021 07:48 AM
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Thumbs up How To Do planking For Beginners : strengthen Your Abs and core

plank exercise builds tremendous bouts of strength and is achievable from the comfort of your own home. Sometimes the best exercises are the simplest especially if you’re a beginner. The plank will help you build strength and with that, some serious body confidence. And we know confidence is...

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