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  • A bent over one arm DB row can help. Support...

    A bent over one arm DB row can help.
    Support yourself on a rack or bench with the free hand,stay bent over close to 90 degrees,angle the upper arm outward at 90 degrees even with the shoulder.
    When...
  • I certainly agree with air2fakie above^^^. The...

    I certainly agree with air2fakie above^^^.
    The older you get some aches and pains happen that you didn't have before.
    Repetitive movement under the stress of weight over time causes some issues....
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    I agree technique is crucial. Also try using the...

    I agree technique is crucial.
    Also try using the "valsalva manuver" if your not already.
    This is pressurizing the abdominal wall by taking in air expanding the diaphragm while squatting.
    It...
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    Most likely a genetics thing. They are going to...

    Most likely a genetics thing.
    They are going to grow how they are already set up just a larger version.
    You may sway shape with specific exercises but basically they will be how they are.
    It could...
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    Eating's to be like your training you have to do...

    Eating's to be like your training you have to do it if you want to gain weight.
    Your issue may be you have a high metabolism,small stomach and that combo will not help with gaining weight.
    I would...
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    I feel it's a better movement in that you can...

    I feel it's a better movement in that you can guide the weights where you can feel the chest the best.
    So when pressing you can arc the DB's inward being able to contract the pecs better than with a...
  • It depends what your goal is with them. The...

    It depends what your goal is with them.
    The knuckle push ups have a smaller base to push from while the diamond push up with the close hand placement has a longer push to lockout.
    The knuckle push...
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    Rouge should be good. I have the Ivanko rackable...

    Rouge should be good.
    I have the Ivanko rackable ez curl bar and have been satisfied with it.
    Nice to have something that fits in the power rack.
  • It would be something to ask your doctor or...

    It would be something to ask your doctor or physical therapist for your particular issue/hernia type.
    As mentioned trying to avoid one training is hit and miss.
    Probably anyone could possibly get...
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    Set yourself a goal and get after it. You need...

    Set yourself a goal and get after it.
    You need something to focus on and make it a priority.
    Something to use mind and body together.
  • Here's the thing if you've never had a coach you...

    Here's the thing if you've never had a coach you will be doing a lot of trial and error with yourself and will probably make some mistakes along the way.
    That's how you learn in preparing for a...
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    What is your goal? Sounds as though your...

    What is your goal?
    Sounds as though your concerned with your looks.
    Bulking will not get rid of the low back fat.
    You may have to drop even more weight and even then there is no guarantee the...
  • Curling with the wrists bent downward will...

    Curling with the wrists bent downward will certainly help but it will restrict weights you can use.
    You might might want to try wrist straps tightened up to take some grip out it which will take...
  • Thread: Chest day

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    Try to post some pics for better advise. Basic...

    Try to post some pics for better advise.
    Basic compound movements are good for all-around size but not a specific area per say.
    I feel DB's are better than barbell for chest because of the range...
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    I might suggest a trainer/coach to get you going...

    I might suggest a trainer/coach to get you going in the right direction if you just learning.
    Have a set goal probably a strength one for you.
    Really important with what ever you choose to do is to...
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    Its a good machine for bodybuilding purposes....

    Its a good machine for bodybuilding purposes.
    Combined with some barbell and dumbbell work you have many options.
    Your right you can focus on the working muscle more because you take the stability...
  • It depends if just trying to target the...

    It depends if just trying to target the glutes/hams.
    There's not a ton of stabilizer work being done with the barbell version.
    If the barbell is moving side to side then you not centered or have an...
  • You need to train for what will help you in your...

    You need to train for what will help you in your sport.
    Sure it helps to be strong,but you also need to be explosive,adgile,and conditioned.
    Carrying around an excessive amount of muscle for a long...
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    Weight loss is the place to start IMO. The heart...

    Weight loss is the place to start IMO.
    The heart will have less of a work load pumping blood with a lighter body.
    I dropped thirty pounds and it made a difference on my BP.
    As mentioned a better...
  • As mentioned work where your weakness is. If...

    As mentioned work where your weakness is.
    If three inches off your chest is where you stall on a touch and go then your weak off the chest.
    The paused bench presses are a good place to start.
    DB...
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