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Sticky Thread Sticky: The Official Stupid Question Thread: PART 3

Welcome to the Official Stupid Questions thread. In this thread you can ask any question related to weight lifting, nutrition, injuries and any other issues or questions pertaining to Physical Conditioning. Talk about steroids due to forum policy is banned. THREAD RULES: This thread is...

CWGame‎, 01-21-2017 10:34 AM
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Sticky Thread Sticky: The importance of Hydration - Heads up

What's up brothers I've always been the person who barely drinks enough during the day. Causes were exhaustion, bad breath as well as weakness and headaches. One week ago I started drinking ~4 liters of water a day and I feel so much better! I used to be sleepy and have the above symptoms all...

AlexTheNewbie‎, 06-26-2013 07:43 AM
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Sticky Thread Sticky: Stretching? You are doing it wrong...

I was speaking with a gymnast and I learned many things. If you are not stretching...you are doing it wrong : It is important to improve the flexibility of tight muscles for : -Injury prevention -More efficient position, especially for squat -Better posture If you dont stretch...

Saintsqc‎, 04-21-2013 01:33 PM
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Sticky Thread Sticky: Answers To Every Beginner Thread Ever

First off, you're starting to lift. You need a good program, a basic beginner program is easily the best choice and will yield the best results (Two highly acclaimed examples would be Mark Rippetoe's Starting Strength or ICF 5x5 by Jason Blaha.) Post videos of your main lifts (squat, bench,...

Achieving‎, 06-14-2015 11:15 PM
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Sticky Thread Sticky: Why beginner routines are necessary

BEWARE, VERY LONG WRITE UP There has been a lot of debate and bashing in this section for awhile over the recommendation of beginner routines over other routines. So I wrote this up to give the main reasons of why its important to run a beginner routine. My take on it Beginner routines...

CWGame‎, 07-31-2015 10:50 PM
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Sticky Thread Sticky: Basic Advice and Information for New Posters and Lifters

INTRODUCTION This thread will attempt to cover a broad spectrum of different, yet equally important, topics. Information ITT will be as succinct as possible to both minimize clutter and hit on what I personally consider to be some of the main points. The main target audience of this thread is...

N4J4R‎, 12-10-2012 06:42 AM
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Sticky Thread Sticky: If you are injuried, GTFIH --- Common weight room injuries and how to deal with it

If you are injuried, go see your doctor. It is impossible to get a diagnosis through a forum. The purpose of this post is to answer common question in regard to an injury (traumatic and overuse injuries) : -How it happen -What is the problem -What can I do to fix it -How can I avoid it ...

Saintsqc‎, 12-28-2012 12:48 PM
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Sticky Thread Sticky: Official: BASIC Knowledge on a variety of topics

Whether your goals are bodybuilding, powerlifting, losing weight, or just trying to get into shape, then this thread will help you get all the info you need to get started on the right path. Anything Regarding Workout Routines Starting strength-...

Whitekoala‎, 12-02-2012 10:42 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 09:12 AM
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bench has only increased 5 pounds in many months

ok well i seem to be at another stall....again. tonight i just was able to increase my pr by 5 pounds and it was a horrible 260. ive tried everything i can do that has helped me in the past, ive done everything from high rep sets for weeks, heavy sets for weeks and recently ive been doing heavy...

gokitty199‎, Yesterday 11:38 PM
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workout split

hey guys, what do you think about ABC workout split, while im doing 3 days on 1 off. the muscle groups im working on each day are A-back and calves B-chest and shoulders C-legs and arms my question is maybe i should train legs and arms in two different workouts in the same day?

dan129834‎, 11-19-2017 09:35 AM
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Angry Bad back injury 15

I’m 15 and recently injured my back after a mix of heavy deadlifting ( which felt amazing) and having soccer practice the next day . I twisted in a weird way, right to left and my lower back had a huge muscle spasm and I couldn’t stand. After about 5 minutes I was okay and could stand pretty well,...

Jasonh213‎, Yesterday 06:33 AM
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Poll Poll: Bulk, cut or recomp? (Pic included)

Pretty simple, just want opinions Bodyweight: 176lbs (80kg) Arms are at about 14.5" flexed without a pump

99owenharper‎, Yesterday 11:14 AM
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New deadlift PR! also question about my uneven erectors and how to fix it.

first off im just excited since its a 20 pound pr for me and my first time pulling over 370 with a hook grip and i was able to pull 445, 500 is getting closer. I only have enough plates for 370 pounds so i my 70lb dumbbells 45 bar 2x45 plates 2x35 plates 4x25 plates 2x70lb dumbbells...

gokitty199‎, 11-16-2017 10:22 PM
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Shoulders while Benching

So today while I was doing my bench presses i noticed my shoulders were getting fatigued before my chest was, I felt like i was getting more of a shoulder workout than a chest workout. This used to never happen to me but I took last week off and now my shoulders start to get worked. I usually do...

EthanWorksOut‎, Yesterday 08:50 AM
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Can someone give me a few good concurrent periodization routines?

Have that solid foundation. I can do 405 for a few reps and squat 355 and have a 200lb bench. Looking for something that is easy to follow and has a good balance between volume and intensity through the week. My goal is build strength and size as well. My lagging body parts are arms and chest...

WutangFlex732‎, Yesterday 10:30 PM
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How to increase grip strength

failing to hold deadlifts up to 5 reps dont want non of the pussy powder or straps

moulding357‎, 11-20-2017 07:14 PM
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Unhappy BFS (bigger faster stronger) routine

I am really interested in a FREE copy of the routine, we did it at my high school and I loved it. I have SCOURED the internetz for it and I cannot find it :( . Can anyone help me out?

downnout‎, 11-18-2009 07:38 PM
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bicep tear?

It doesn't hurt at rest, but the bottom of my left bicep will start burning if I hold a dumbbell by my side. The pulling is burning it, and starts to feel like a fire.

MetallicaGym‎, 11-20-2017 04:49 PM
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Exclamation Do I have a sunken chest

Title says it ibb.co/fUOSdR I'm skinny af, look at my arms. I also have large separation in lower pecs. It sucks

jeffsmarker‎, 11-20-2017 08:16 PM
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bro split

Been following a bro split for a few months now. I enjoy training five days a week - I keep reading I should train each body part twice a week or more, is this really going to make a major difference?? Which program recommendations would you suggest if I change or should I stay as is as I...

conor900‎, Yesterday 05:27 PM
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I'm 13 doing Insanity and T25

So I'm a 13 year old who is average weight but I want to see those abs. I started doing Insanity and T25 2 days ago. If I swapped out T25 for P90x would that be healthy?

Xnat‎, 11-17-2017 02:18 PM
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17, skinny but want to change that.

Hello. I'm 17 years old (6ft) and only got into going to the gym during the summer. I was going everyday but is has being slowing down since because there are some stuff I need help with. I'm skinny (Not sure how much a weigh because I don't have a scale :/) but skinny enough to fit finger...

Slice123‎, 11-17-2017 09:50 AM
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Good Ab workout

Hi guys, As I am new to lifting, I recently realised that I did not a solid routine to work out my abs. My ultimate goal is to get a six pack, and my diet is average, but I do not eat any sweets or chocolate. I don't drink fizzy drinks, only water or chocolate milk. Does anyone have a good workout...

TactlessSolid‎, Yesterday 02:54 PM
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No soreness in Muscle

Hello there , A half month before , I used to do exercise and the next day I felt sore in my muscles . But later on when I increased my protein intake I felt no soreness the next day . I change my workout plan as well but still Nothing happens .I do warm up before exercise and I feel fatigue during...

Saloo69‎, Yesterday 06:46 AM
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Improve My Bench

Hi guys, I recently started lifting and my bench was almost half what I can squat and deadlfit with. How do I increase my bench press over the weeks as quick as possible?

TactlessSolid‎, Yesterday 02:59 PM
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Routine help

So I started 5x5 stronglifts a couple months ago and started seeing good results and I learned how to eat more (everyones advice) but ive noticed my arms and chest are lacking on 5x5. What should I add or change? I’m doing 5x5 because I want strength for sports but I also want to be bigger

Phoenixify‎, Yesterday 09:19 PM
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Naturals doing isolations

So most people understand that as a natural beginner, you should be doing compound movements as they increase strength and size. So how come many youtubers who claim to be natural don’t do that many compound exercises, they mostly do isolation exercises on machines, surely they should be doing lots...

JMadd8‎, Yesterday 02:33 PM
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Bulk, Cut, Or recomp.?

Currently, I don't know whether to bulk,cut, or recomp. Should I bulk and put on size, then cut for summer? or should I cut, then do phases of bulking and mini cuts? Also, What muscle groups do you think I lack and need to focus more on? Personally, I feel my arms are too small, as they are about...

Ado70‎, Yesterday 08:19 PM
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How many calories you guys lean bulking on? *Post stats

personally started at 2700, but bumped to 3000 as ive only gained a pound in the past 2 months.

kamyarsartipi98‎, Yesterday 09:46 AM
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How much more should I cut?

Gone from 160lbs to 146lbs in about 2 months. Not lost any strength which is surprising. Lifts: 180lb bench Deadlift 315lb Squat 180bs How much more should I cut and could I have an estimate on bodyfat please? Thanks

jackmorgan23‎, 11-20-2017 05:14 PM
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Which program should I run now?

Hello, I've been running Babylover's SS for 3 months now, in January I want to start with a new program. My goal is to get size and strength mainly for basketball, so I was thinking of doing something like West Side for Skinny Bastards 3. What do you guys think?

yungdylan‎, Yesterday 05:00 PM
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Lats underdevloped?

First image with lats pulled back to show the bone structure, second one with lats flexed. Lighting doesnt lend well to the right side of the flexed pic (my left) but shows the other side pretty well and they are symmetrical (so at least theres that) So anyway are they a bit small or are they a...

NotSwoleAtAll‎, Yesterday 06:08 AM
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Week off v Deload

Every time I reach a certain strength level, I end up with a phase where my lifts begin to stall and I get injured out of no where. Before I had got my hang clean to 205 and even though it felt good I pulled a forearm tendon. I had got my Db bench to 100lbsx5 then had an AC joint injury. I got...

GotTheRuns‎, 11-20-2017 09:04 PM
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