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  • Thread: I need advice

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    If you want to put on 40 pounds in 8 months that...

    If you want to put on 40 pounds in 8 months that is 5 pounds per month which works out to you needing about a 580 calorie surplus per day. So figure out how much you eat now, and add in an additional...
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    I saw some improvements on my baby calves last...

    I saw some improvements on my baby calves last year when I started running regularly, that is until I blew both of them with major calf strains...
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    The Knave of Hearts He stole those tarts, And...

    The Knave of Hearts
    He stole those tarts,
    And took them clean away.
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    A mentioned above, 1800 calories is now your...

    A mentioned above, 1800 calories is now your maintenance calories for your current activity level. Either reduce your calories or increase you physical activity.
  • Pushups with your feet on a chair. FYI most...

    Pushups with your feet on a chair.

    FYI most people's inner upper chest lags, it takes a significant amount of muscle mass for that to look full.
  • Thread: My PPL routine

    by cmacken
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    If OP is struggling with fatigue management,...

    If OP is struggling with fatigue management, machines will allow him to maintain a higher the RPE and volume versus free weights
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    Don't worry about it, a Dik dik wouldn't provide...

    Don't worry about it, a Dik dik wouldn't provide much in the way of weighted resistance anyway.

    On a slightly more serious note - I'm a big fan of Bulgarian split squats, and if you can get your...
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    It's pretty silly to modify your workout routine...

    It's pretty silly to modify your workout routine because it doesn't work with your app.
  • Sounds like you have a good handle on what you...

    Sounds like you have a good handle on what you need to do next, figure out how much you are eating now, weight yourself regularly and adjust your calories based on scale trends (ie over the course of...
  • Upped my protein means nothing. How many calories...

    Upped my protein means nothing. How many calories were you consuming before, and how many calories are now? How much weight did you lose? Was it a one day thing or is it a general trend?
  • You don't need a meal plan to gain weight, you...

    You don't need a meal plan to gain weight, you just need to eat more than you are eating now.
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    Your test levels are fine. The bolded section...

    Your test levels are fine. The bolded section above is your biggest problem. Head over to the Workout section and pick a proper beginner program from the stickies.
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    I didn't see anything specifically for Chicken...

    I didn't see anything specifically for Chicken feet bone broth - but for bone broth in general the protein seemed to range from 5-10 cals and the cals from 40-80 - I would just pick a number and...
  • Generally speaking, maximizing gains will have...

    Generally speaking, maximizing gains will have more to do with picking the best program for your experience level rather than your amount of free time. If you can give some lifting background we can...
  • Volume is less about hitting x number of sets and...

    Volume is less about hitting x number of sets and more about learning over time your MEV and MRV and working within this range to progressively overload whilst managing fatigue.

    FYI - thinking...
  • Your fats are low, you should be consuming .45 g...

    Your fats are low, you should be consuming .45 g per pound of BW
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    Start here -...

    Start here - https://forum.bodybuilding.com/showthread.php?t=159678631

    and

    here - https://forum.bodybuilding.com/showthread.php?t=173439001
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    Give the eggs a good beating before cooking and...

    Give the eggs a good beating before cooking and don't season until after they are cooked, this will keep them fluffy without having to add milk
  • Thread: Newbie despair

    by cmacken
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    Sounds like you are running a bro split, you...

    Sounds like you are running a bro split, you should consider running a beginner program from the stickies in the nutrition section. You may benefit from increase frequency and their structured...
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    Fully agree with you, it is a bit of a semantics...

    Fully agree with you, it is a bit of a semantics thing, but I think of deficits/maintenance/bulk calories for the purpose of modifying your weight as one concept and creating an environment where...
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