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  • Drop the barbell and use dumbbells. I had the...

    Drop the barbell and use dumbbells. I had the same issue and switching to DB was the best thing i could have done.
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    I'm starting to experience some tendonitis on my...

    I'm starting to experience some tendonitis on my right elbow but I mostly feeling it straight arm exercises. Might upping my forearm strengthing exercises help?
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    Rest it and read into poundstone curls if you...

    Rest it and read into poundstone curls if you want to still do some bicep work.
  • I messed up my right shoulder when I began...

    I messed up my right shoulder when I began working out and as others have mentioned, you can find a work around for most exercises.


    My injury came off barbell bench press and I couldn't...
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    Get a proper program that hits all the major...

    Get a proper program that hits all the major muscle groups and progressively overload as you progress.


    People like to say it's harder for a tall person to gain muscle, but the reality is, that...
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    If it works and doesn't hurts..

    I have a question about my chest routine and want a little perspective if I should change it.

    So when I began lifting weights, I had no clue what I was doing and due to my ignorance I injured my...
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    Yeah those are the lessons I learned in year 1...

    Yeah those are the lessons I learned in year 1 and two. First a bad case of tennis elbow I got due to ego lifting . Followed by a shoulder injury. The tennis elbow went away after a half year, and...
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    Well for example I see tons people at my gym...

    Well for example I see tons people at my gym doing lat raises and bicep curls,swinging the dumbbell up and down , so as I watch them I sit and wonder if so many do their exercises so wrong, or is...
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    The role of momentum in exercises.

    So I'm curious, aside from Olympic style lifts like snatches,cleans and jerks, what is the function of adding the use of momentum to weightlifting sets?

    Aside from the obvious fact it's often...
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    To the OP I was jist like you when I began to...

    To the OP I was jist like you when I began to lift weights. I avoided all the exercises that made me feel uncomfortable. So after the first year, I felt stronger but my body felt imbalanced. In other...
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    That's what I do as well. Adjust rep ranges and...

    That's what I do as well. Adjust rep ranges and frequency based on how my body reacts to it. I also like to evaluate exercises and change them out based on the effect it has on my muscle and joints....
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    Thanks for all the replies. I guess from the...

    Thanks for all the replies. I guess from the sounds of I am on the right path to keep lifting into my 40s and beyond. Hopefully that fear of a bad injury will keep me honest in what I am physically...
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    Training frequency in your 40s

    Hi there. A question to you 40-45 year olds as it pertains to work out frequency.  So I recently lost my job, and that means that I have tons of time on my hands. To get relief from that stress I go...
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    Sounds like the sort of ego lifting which gifted...

    Sounds like the sort of ego lifting which gifted me a nice case of tennis elbow when I began to lift. Lower the weight and be realistic or you could be sidelined for months with an injury like that.
  • Don't really care here. Only people I really...

    Don't really care here. Only people I really notice are those with bad form or top heavy lollipops,who are massive above but walk around with chicken legs from all the leg skipping
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    I went to a trap bar because I'm tall and since I...

    I went to a trap bar because I'm tall and since I am not gonna lift competitions. So results and not hurting myself is what matters and it's why I love it. It also allows me to lift more compared...
  • So it sounds like if both are practically the...

    So it sounds like if both are practically the same then the OHP would be superior due to the higher amount of weight you are able to lift?
  • Differences between the overhead press and military press?

    Hello, in terms of what muscle groups are worked and technique,what are the differences between the two?


    What are respectable results in terms of weight lifted for the two and any benefit in...
  • Oolong tea, tons of it. It will both help you...

    Oolong tea, tons of it. It will both help you lose weight and keep you full.
  • I used to power through shoulder pain that came...

    I used to power through shoulder pain that came from BB bench press and the best thing I did was drop it and replace it with DB shoulder press. My problem was that since BB bench was the first...
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