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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 10:07 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 11:41 PM
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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 11:16 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 04:46 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 09:10 AM
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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 10:59 AM
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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 08:02 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 07:41 PM
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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 09:12 AM
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how long will it take me to gain 25 pounds of muscle back ?

i used to have a lbm of 175 but i stopped lifting for 2 years and did the psmf diet. now my lbm is about 150 im 20 yrs old lift hard 5 days a week eat healthy how long should it take with the help of muscle memory?

xbit7‎, 01-18-2018 02:19 AM
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lifting heavier while cutting?

Hello, I've been cutting for the past 2 weeks now and I noticed that since i started cutting I've been actually able to lift heavier weights with about the same rep/set range. Most body parts i work out I'm able to lift heavier or about the same as when i was bulking. Is this normal? and has this...

juanluis305‎, 01-16-2018 08:46 PM
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Smile Share your favorite exercises for each body part

We all can share. So we can get some ideas and add one or two exercises that we didn't do often or we haven't tried into our routine The exercise don't have to be what you find to be most effective. They can be the ones that you like doing; or a combination of both. For compound movements...

alvintanasta‎, Today 12:41 PM
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Ready Too Give Up On Dealifting And Lifting All Together..?!

Hey guys, I'm having some major problems with my deadlift form and I honestly have no clue what too do.. I'm not sure if i'm too tight and lack mobility/weak hip flexors or tight hamstrings. I struggle too touch my toes and do sit in bed alot some days. I believe i can eventually get this form but...

wadeos4‎, 01-18-2018 02:06 AM
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Calf doms?

I’m getting this kind of pulsating throbbing in my right calf. The pain isn’t that bad, I can walk around and everything but it lingers and drives me crazy, especially at night when I’m trying to sleep. It didn’t come on until 24 hours since my last workout so i was thinking it’s doms but now I’m...

Kcrack‎, Today 05:43 PM
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Getting sick during leg workout

Hi guys, i've had this problem for quite a while and haven't found a solution so i decided to post it here. I just got done with my leg workout. Well not really "done" because I had to stop training because I felt like I had to puke. It's really frustraiting because it's not the first time...

Sketch97‎, Today 01:36 AM
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Arms :)

Hey, not sure if I'm in the right spot posting but I thought I would give it a shot. So due to some health reasons I havnt been able to workout in quite a while. I am used to going all out when I workout but I'm not sure I can right now. I'm a phlebotomist during the day and I can't have my...

DrLadyLove‎, Today 05:05 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 11:38 AM
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exercise

im very new to this page so hello, im wondering if any one can help one of my friends out, she loves her food especially junk food, she is definitly not obese but she wants to lose weight and become fitter. i am trying to help her but she wont stop eating bad food. what exercises are the best to...

lewisneedshelp‎, Today 03:36 PM
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Shouldnt BodyWeight squats be able to increase squat max?

Push ups are the main thing that keep my bench max growing, so why shouldn’t body weight squats be able to do the same?

Sandman400‎, 01-16-2018 07:56 PM
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Post Dips and rounded shoulders

I have rounded shoulders/a bit of a winged scapula and I wanted to add dips to my workout. Since dipping moves my shoulders forward and down, would it be bad for me? Or would it actually even help me gaining shoulder mobility or benefit me in any way? Thanks

g4frame‎, Today 10:37 AM
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RDL formcheck

Having problems with those at the moment. Until recently I used the lowest safety pin which made it a lot easier obviously. Thanks for any(!) feedback. IonsV7TscHs

OmarCominYo‎, Today 12:09 AM
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Lightbulb Best Exercises For Average Bicep Insertions?

I've read up quite a bit on how you should train your bicep for that "peak" if you have a higher bicep insertion, and how you should go for "width" if you have a low insertion. My biceps are neither high or low though, and I fit about 1.5-2 fingers in between them and my elbow. Does this mean I...

akrok‎, Yesterday 09:21 PM
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is it possible to svare some pictures of me and you guys can tell me what to improve.

Caption. Just want to Get some Help to Get a Nice shape

Eikenheim‎, Yesterday 12:07 PM
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Unhappy Pull ups - not even once

Hey! I am currently working on my pull ups. I am not even able to get one. I tried only the negative movement for a two weeks now and can get 3 negatives with 5-8 seconds. And I even tried reverse curls for the brachioradialis (sorry if misspelled) and can get 3x5 with 15 kg on each side. My...

Lenny96‎, Today 05:50 AM
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Tips for definition and other things.

Been going to the gym for about 3 months 5 days a week and weekends I do cardio at the park. What i'm doing is losing body fat and gaining muscle at the same time. I've gone from 35% to 25% so far, could be more since I haven't checked it in a couple weeks.I am taking BCAA's, Fat burners, and...

RyanOmega‎, Today 04:50 AM
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Can you get abs by only doing planks

Hey guys i'm new to the forum and new to working out in general. I'm currently 15 years old and I don't have access to a gym so I was wondering if I could just do planks at home with a proper diet to get abs. And if not what exercises can I also do without adding weights? Thanks.

JjTheFlipper‎, Today 04:05 AM
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Excercises to make me able to write longer

I am sitting an important exam which requires me to write 2 essays in 60 mins. The one major hurdle I am having is that my arm gets super sore and tired and fatigued after about 25 mins. My arms get worn out quicker than my head does. I need to write pretty quickly to try and finish the...

BiggestBrah‎, Yesterday 03:21 PM
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Skipping leg day

Hi, so if been working out for a couple of months and have been training everything but legs. I was planning on continueing not training legs but someone who is way bigger than me told me that by training legs you get more testosterone in your body or something like that, is that true? Also i am...

Hassanmiran1‎, 01-18-2018 12:30 PM
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Post How do I get rid of the gap between my shoulder blades?

I’m 27 years old. I’m 5’7. Could you please help me? How do I get rid of that gap between my shoulder blades? What excercises and lifts do I need to do to add thickness there? Will farmers walk work? How do I post an image?

justingambini‎, Yesterday 02:36 PM
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Bench is weak.Need advice

My 1rm barbell bench is around 200lbs which is very weak but i dont work shoulders at all,so I was wondering if that is the reason why my bench is weak.(not working out shoulders because herniated disc).I can do dips with 45lbs for 3 and skull crushers with 90lbs for 6-7 reps.

pank434‎, 01-18-2018 04:10 PM
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Best advice for skinny fat?

I recently got a DEXA scan done and I was calculated at 20.7% BF. I'm 20 yrs/Male/5ft,10.5 in/153.5 lbs. I was looking to get in shape but had a couple questions. What is the best step forward? I was just thinking of cutting to 12% bf( approximately 130-135ish lbs (BMI around 19) and then going on...

JimGlobs‎, 01-18-2018 08:29 PM
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Workout and exercise advice (novice) need help

I'm relatively new to lifting and have just started the strong lift 5x5 program for a short while. However I have some questions relating to workout. 1. As this is a 5x5 program is it alright to have longer resting time at the later sets of a exercise? 2. I have added barbell curls at the end...

Gavin122‎, 01-16-2018 06:08 AM
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adding front squats

Tried front squats for the first time. My wrists felt like they were going to be ripped off. Bought lifting straps to hold to instead. Is this generally acceptable for front squats for people with poor wrist mobility?

Wisathome‎, 01-18-2018 09:21 AM
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Unhappy Further damage to my knee from Squatting?

So in summer 2016 I underwent surgery on my knee to fix my ACL and cartilage damage (football/soccer injury). Although I did begin with rehabilitation, I never saw it through and ultimately failed to get my knee to a point where I could confidently play again. To replace football I started...

zReevieee‎, Yesterday 10:54 AM
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