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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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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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Pushups and situps allowed on a rest day?

Title pretty much says it. Would like to feel somewhat productive can I do some at home exercise on a rest day?

shwinky1992‎, 03-16-2019 11:42 AM
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Question Does anyone bench press while having a nagging shoulder pain

I just want to know if it's possible to go heavy while having a slight shoulder pain? I've been putting off bench pressing for a while because of my nagging shoulder pain but realize that I still go heavy on the squats despite having minor pain in my knees throughout the day. Is it just a matter of...

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Creating that tricep curve between delt and elbow

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Rnunez91‎, Yesterday 06:28 AM
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biceps pain/discomfort during bench presses !!

so as the title says, i get weird biceps pain during my bench presses (barbell and dumbbell) . I don't get this pain during my pull workouts. in fact, my back and biceps lifts are getting better every workout. I find this totally weird because biceps don't work much in push workouts (as far as i...

phoenix0096‎, Yesterday 12:17 PM
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Lightbulb Conventional or Sumo deadlift - based on bone structure

I think my conventional deadlift isn't feeling right and found very interesting information after looking into Sumo technique in an Omar Isuf video ft. Stefi Cohen that can be found here https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fQZ-RwYVLlc I'm not sure that this is the exact article she mentions in the...

johndoethethird‎, Today 03:00 AM
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My lats wont respond to exercises

So I try to work out my lats often but the problem is every work out for lats I do I only feel it in my biceps and my lats dont get sore the next day and they also wont grow. Lat pull down, rows of all kinds, and assisted pullups are all using my biceps. The only exercise that I feel my lats in is...

iskippedlegday‎, 03-11-2019 09:52 PM
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Fierce 5 substitute exercises.

I intend on going back to Fierce 5 due to having less days to go to the gym now. I do have a few questions: Paused squats: I want to sub this instead of Front Squats. How long should I pause? Does high or low bar matter? Row: Would a hammer strength row machine like this...

Odifududix‎, Yesterday 12:50 PM
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Question Proper form for deadlift

I have been lifting weights for about a year now ,but my form on the deadlift has never been perfect , there is always some lower back pain when I do deadlifts , and surprisingly its more pronounced when I am doing lighter weights. There is a video of me doing a couple of deadlifts attached . ...

kingpin1990‎, Yesterday 12:48 PM
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removing deadlifts, are the alternative i choose enough?

EDIT: from post #34, with the help of forum members, this is the modified workout without deadlifts -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- I'm following Reddit's PPL program, 6 days a week, loving it and seeing...

666pluto‎, 03-15-2019 02:56 AM
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Barbell shrug (form)

Hi guys, I wanted to ask something about form, When doing barbell shrugs, I feel my traps working but it seems to be concentrated on one area, the upper part of the traps (curved area from neck to shoulder) yet I feel nothing else on my back, should this be the case or am I doing something...

Builder3‎, 03-16-2019 11:36 AM
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Pendlay Rows

They're fcking great! I've done barbell rows a couple times and hated them, tried Pendlay Rows today and it felt great on the back. Try them if you haven't... I'm not going back to DBs for a while.

_Ishy‎, 04-16-2009 09:54 PM
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Dumbbell Front Squat

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MJao9o7ROs0 I don't have a squat rack in my gym. What do you think about this exercise?

Notitia‎, 03-16-2019 12:11 PM
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Muscle imbalance

Hey! My right lower body seems to be stronger than my left lower body, so when i squat my right side takes over, aswell as my right side erectors in my lower back. So my quads and especially my glutes are stronger on my right side and the squat ends up looking weird and can be very uncomfortable in...

kinkings‎, 03-16-2019 06:49 AM
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Exercises to increase grip strength

I've got ridiculously small hands and my grip strength sucks. My training's going well, I've been steadily increasing the weight and the muscles I'm trying to hit can definitely handle it but my grip is where I start struggling especially on upright rows and deadlifts. I know I can strap but it's a...

RBxxx‎, 03-16-2019 02:07 PM
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How Deep do you Squat?

I just want personal opinions here. I actually do ranges. When I do them, I start at 135lbs and work my way up to 405lbs, then go back down. Pyramid. Up until 315, I do full range, ass to the grass. from 315-405 I go parallel. How about you?

hazyville‎, 03-16-2019 04:18 AM
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Question Muscle groups still slightly sore by next workout day, advice?

Hey guys just had a simple question. Started my bulk coming from a cut a few months back and everything is going well but i'm curious about one thing. I'm currently running a 5 day split as follows; Chest/tri, Back/bi, Shoulders/traps, Rest, Legs/tri, Bi/shoulders, Rest. Now everything seems...

neeeeks‎, 03-16-2019 03:39 PM
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Hips shooting back during squats (FORM CHECK please).

Hello everyone, I am having an issue with my squats. I am reaching a point where the weights feel "too heavy" for me and I feel mentally scared every set (even though they are my favorite leg movement). Recently I did 195 lbs for 3x5 but I see my hips are shooting back. Can anyone give me advice? ...

WapanCakes‎, 03-15-2019 03:19 PM
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I have very small bones

http://www.smart-weight-training.fr/calculs/mensurations-ideales.htm 15.5 cm circumference wrist 20.5 circumference ankle 168 cm height This website explain I have complete my ideal mensurations (or almost), expect waist (I have 90 cm and the goal is 75! )... What is the best for me, i...

Laurenthou‎, 07-07-2009 06:00 PM
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Unhappy Feeling a weird stretch while doing squats

Fierce 5 novice program Following since 5 weeks I decided to switch front squats for paused back squat because front squats were being very uncomfortable to me. I'm a very skinny guy, the barbell was bruising my shoulders, hurting my wrists and i was not able to keep my elbow position...

beltz70‎, 03-16-2019 10:38 AM
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Should I feel soreness after a workout?

Hello everyone, So I have started my revised workout routine. And I hit my biceps triceps and shoulders today. I feel I did get a good workout and I absolutely felt the tightness and burn. But at the end of everything my arms still feel fine, is this a bad thing? Do I need to hit the muscles...

shwinky1992‎, 03-15-2019 12:25 PM
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Chest lacking

So I train chest 2x a week and the lifts I use for it are Bench 3x5, Incline Bench 3x5 and Cable Flyes 3x10-15. However my chest is still lacking and doesn’t seem to grow that much. My diet is in tact and I eat in a surplus so that isn’t the issue. Any help would be appreciated.

themanth3myth‎, 03-16-2019 12:26 PM
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Post which are the best foods for weight loss accurately.

For weight loss, there are so much ways in the world, have enough machine. Such as rowing machine, elliptical machine, ab machine, treadmill, bicycle and much more. And also have lots of foods that work exactly for weight loss. From here I want to know some specific foods name for weight loss.

jhonbrandon22‎, 03-15-2019 11:29 PM
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How should I work-out?

Every time I workout I choose 3 workouts and cycle through them, for example, dumbell curls to tricep extensions to overhead presses, and then repeat. Should I keep doing?

SaeedAlZaffin‎, 03-16-2019 01:44 AM
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Do beginners need direct arm work?

Do beginners really need direct bicep and tricep work or do compounds only matter at this point. I am training all heads of my deltoid rather than just doing OHP, just wanted to know if I need to do the same with arms as well as benching and rowing.

BakedBrotato17‎, 03-16-2019 05:42 AM
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Question When to start implementing weights on chin ups/ pull ups?

So I've been able to do roughly 3 sets of 8 with the chins ups and I want to be able to work my way up to 20 reps a set. Would you guys recommend using weighted chins or is it still early? And if I were to use weights should I keep the same rest amount between every set like in my BW pull...

DarkPhantom214‎, 03-16-2019 05:07 AM
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