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  • Novices - 1 main compound and maybe 1 isolation....

    Novices - 1 main compound and maybe 1 isolation. Look at the structure of routines like Fierce 5. Maybe they look like they don't contain enough but they were written that way for good reasons.
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  • Control your net calorie balance by reducing what...

    Control your net calorie balance by reducing what you eat - get myfitnesspal and use that to track your intake.

    More detail is in the "don't look past the basics" sticky thread at the top of the...
  • Post a picture. I'm suspecting that a calorie...

    Post a picture. I'm suspecting that a calorie deficit is not the right advice for you.
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    Not familiar with the routine but I'm guessing it...

    Not familiar with the routine but I'm guessing it doesn't have a structured progression plan? What instructions does it give you? At what point do you fail to progress?

    Could be too much volume...
  • Hmm, it feels like you are trying to make the...

    Hmm, it feels like you are trying to make the physics fit your philosophy rather than the other way around.

    I doubt that upward acceleration increases the total loading by much and would expect...
  • If you have back issues, an atlas stone sounds...

    If you have back issues, an atlas stone sounds like a pretty bad idea... although you can partly rest it against your stomach or belt, you are still bearing most of the weight with your hands ->...
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    This sounds like something you do out of...

    This sounds like something you do out of necessity to me - not because it's somehow better.

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Inuit_cuisine
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    I don't think there is any inherent advantage...

    I don't think there is any inherent advantage unless you find a scenario where the force curve of the band matches the force output of your limb during the movement (ie. you naturally produce more...
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    Losing weight too fast can result in muscle loss,...

    Losing weight too fast can result in muscle loss, that's true - we generally recommend that you
    a) weight train
    b) get enough protein - 150g as you mentioned is enough (at least 1.6 grams per kg of...
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    No, that's another classic gotcha - MFP will tend...

    No, that's another classic gotcha - MFP will tend to overestimate calories for larger people... silly but true. Your maintenance is probably closer to 2500 but this can vary a lot depending on...
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    https://www.strongerbyscience.com/no-gym/ I'm...

    https://www.strongerbyscience.com/no-gym/

    I'm not sure about the idea of picking random exercises... this is sometimes called "muscle confusion" which is a misinterpretation of the idea of needing...
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    We see this a lot. The 140lb guy wants to cut and...

    We see this a lot. The 140lb guy wants to cut and the 190lb guy wants to bulk...

    You are probably around 30% and it's not going to help with how you look. You should actually be able to run a mild...
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    If you've had 2 or 3 bad workouts in a row then...

    If you've had 2 or 3 bad workouts in a row then yes, a deload sounds beneficial. Or take time off completely. When you come back you should be able to reduce your total volume and still make...
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    Basically what ^ he said You might not be...

    Basically what ^ he said

    You might not be overreaching - but if the volume is inappropriately high for your level of advancement, it will mean that you subconsciously pace yourself and are doing...
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    Good idea. I might try these instead of DB rows...

    Good idea. I might try these instead of DB rows in Calgary Barbell. I hate loading my olympic DB handle with all my odd sized 5kg plates...
  • If it were me, I'd take a clear 1-2 weeks off to...

    If it were me, I'd take a clear 1-2 weeks off to reset and start back with an intermediate routine. As mentioned an U/L with moderate volume would be good. Leave yourself room to add volume further...
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    Just for fun OP, step on to your smart scale...

    Just for fun OP, step on to your smart scale holding a 5kg weight in your hands. It will probably tell you you've gotten a lot fatter...

    Even if they could predict your BMR with great accuracy,...
  • Looks like your question is answered OP.

    Looks like your question is answered OP.
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    It's a stupid gimmick. You won't find objective...

    It's a stupid gimmick. You won't find objective evidence supporting any kind of advantage. And humans aren't designed to be carvivores - that much is evident just by comparing the digestive tract of...
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    Reverse dieting is not going to help - it's only...

    Reverse dieting is not going to help - it's only for people coming out of contest prep scenarios where they get to very low BF% and stop producing certain hormones (leptin). It's not going to do...
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