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  • First of all thanks for your input. After another...

    First of all thanks for your input. After another consultation with my physio, we think it could well be thoracic outlet syndrome. My physio agrees with all of what Szyszak said and I've incoporated...
  • Nerve impingement affecting strength. Anyone experience the same?

    Hey all,

    I've been dealing with a pinched nerve on and off for the past 4-5 months or so. My main symptoms are a small but still noticeable loss of strength in my left arm during certain movements...
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    I'll make sure to check in a couple of months...

    I'll make sure to check in a couple of months down the road and post a progress pic
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    100% agree with that. I've tried working out over...

    100% agree with that. I've tried working out over the years but I never really liked and it always felt more like a chore to me than anything else. But this time it's finally clicked. I've absolutely...
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    I was thinking about moving to maintenance for a...

    I was thinking about moving to maintenance for a couple of months and see if I can reap some newbie gains and benefits from body recomposition, before moving to a moderate caloric surplus (around...
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    I train legs 2x, pull 2x, push 1x because as...

    I train legs 2x, pull 2x, push 1x because as EliKoehn pointed out I'm a little chest/shoulder dominant.

    Squat: 70kg
    Deadlift: 80kg
    Bench: 60kg
    Row: 50kg
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    Thanks for your reply. Your observation there is...

    Thanks for your reply. Your observation there is correct, I have slightly rounded shoulders and am a little pec/shoulder dominant. That's why I'm doing legs 2x, pull 2x and push 1x to balance that...
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    Is it time to start bulking up?

    Hi guys,

    quick info about me: I'm 175cm and weigh 69kg ("5"8 & 152 lbs). After being inactive for around 5 years I decided to get into shape back in April 2020. Since then I've lost around 14kg...
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    Hip impingement or something else?

    I've had hip pain for several weeks. I was tattooed on the thigh on March 17th and had to hold my leg a little high and tense it for 5 hours. After the tattoo, my groin lymph node was quite swollen...
  • Rotator cuff tendinitis - rest or keep it active?

    It's really difficult to find a consensus on whether one should rest their rotator cuff when it's inflamed and especially for how long. I guess it's sensible to rest for at least 5 days until the...
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    When you have had knots, did you stop your...

    When you have had knots, did you stop your regular training regime or did you continue working out normally with added resistance training?
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    Working out with muscle knots: Yay or Nay?

    A lot of people have probably dealt with muscle knots before. To get rid of muscle knots the advice usually is to foam roll it and see a physio and/or chiro. While that is of course good, we hardly...
  • Intense stretch in arm when doing dead hangs from pull up bar

    I get a super intense stretch right down the middle of my right arm (the line between biceps and triceps) beginning in my armpit and going almost all the way up to the elbow, when I do dead hangs....
  • My doctor did mention the subscapularis. The...

    My doctor did mention the subscapularis. The tightness has gotten considerably better but it’s still present. Do you know any good exercises or stretches for the subscapularis?
  • Tight armpit caused by strain or possible SLAP tear?

    I strained my pec about 1.5 weeks ago and ever since straining my pec, my armpit has felt super tight, as if there is a knot right there. Went to my orthopedic doctor today and she did an ultrasound...
  • Who has NOT had their SLAP tear operated on and how did you fare?

    After complaining of shoulder pain, I went to see an orthopaedic surgeon and shoulder specialist and I was sent to get an MRI scan. The MRI report says that I have a suspected SLAP tear and a...
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    That's why I'm working on my abs. I doesn't even...

    That's why I'm working on my abs. I doesn't even have to be proper sixpack, just a really flat belly would be fine. Do you think it would help if I added another 300 calories to my meal plan ?
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    Problem is, as soon as I bulk I gain loads of...

    Problem is, as soon as I bulk I gain loads of belly fat, so I'd like to get a sixpack and then start bulking. Tbh I don't mind my meal plan being bland and repetitive, I am quite happy with it so far.
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    Need help with my calorie deficit !!

    So I'm 174cm ("5"9) and weigh about 70 kg (155 lbs). I have quite a bit of belly fat thanks to my genetics, so I am cutting atm. If you like, I can post a picture of me. I go to the gym about 5 times...
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