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Is it right that working out before 18-20 may stop growth

My coach always recommend me to start working out but my friends also say to me that when i start the workout i might never get taller and since i am a basketball player my height matter for me but i ...
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When does maximum muscle repair and growth take place after a strength workout?

Every strength routine includes rest days between workouts, so that the natural processes of tissue repair and muscle growth are allowed. I guess this process of repair and growth happens mostly ...
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Is my meal & workout plan suitable for losing fat and gaining muscles?

The below list is not exactly how I usually eat but approximately correct. Furthermore, I've used calories calculator to check their calories just to help you give me better recommendation. In ...
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Best remedies for Anterior shin splints?

I work on doing toe taps to strengthen the front of the shin and calf stretches - admittedly, and obviously, I need to do more. What else can I do to help fight off Anterior shin splints? ...
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Can a two weeks pause have a positive impact on strength training?

I am 42 yr old and have been doing a simple bodyweight squat/push/pull routine every third day for a few months. Then I had not any time for exercising any more during 13 days. Today I came back to ...
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Is there a good list of which fiber-containing foods contain soluable fiber, and which contain insoluable fiber?

I am in the process of learning the various diets which treat Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth, such as the SCD diet, the GAPS diet, and the FODMAP diet. Although it is said that overgrown ...
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Measure performance in kettlebell?

How can I measure my performance and how many calories I burn during swings, high pulls, etc, when exercising with kettlebells? I want to measure how effective I was during training. I am also ...
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Rubber residue on weights stains clothing, carpets, hands

I bought a set of CAP dumbbells from Costco. The black rubber leaves residue on my hands, my clothing, and my carpet. Soap and water removed it from my hands. 'Resolve' carpet powder removed most (not ...
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Is it necessary to stretch legs after jogging if I walk before and after?

so I'm asking this because I'm out jogging every other day on a hill near my house, but to get to the hill I walk about 30 minutes and I try to walk fast (to go home I walk another 30 minutes), so I ...
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How many calories are used to move a computer mouse?

Different Process Tracing tools are used to study people's information search behavior. One of these is called Mouselab mouselabweb.org. In Mouselab information is presented in a matrix format, the ...
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Become a Spartan program from movie 300

When the movie 300 was released, there was a site that promoted a "Become a Spartan" fitness program. I believe it was an 8 or 16 week program where the intensity increased a lot each week. I can't ...
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What happens to your muscles when you stop working out for several years?

I go through spurts of working out. I'll decide to get a gym membership, achieve decent results over six months, and then, for whatever reason at the time, I'll stop and won't exercise at all for ...
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Pins and Needles after exercise or raised heart rate [on hold]

Lately I've been getting a pins and needle feeling around my body after playing sports.. Taking a shower.. Basically whenever my body temp rises. I won't get the feeling while its rising or while I'm ...
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3 day split workout + running between workout days?

I recently started going to the gym again after a year of little to no sports except long runs and walks and virtually no upper body exercises except a year of PT (popped my shoulder in a bad ...
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Climbing stairs

Is there a negative side to climbing stairs as an exercise? It's a very practical and quick exercise to get my heart pumping strongly every day. (30 floors) I use the lift to come down to avoid ...
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Incline Row Machine vs BB Pendlay Rows

I'm doing SL5x5 and, for my without tonight, I swapped the normal Pendlay rows with the incline row machine. I was quite shocked at the weight difference. Normally, I'd be rowing around 115 but with ...
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What might happen if I get very low blood sugar during a run and continue running?

During a recent run, due to low blood sugar, I developed double vision. Otherwise, I felt great. Out of prudence, I quit and decided to walk home. I had eaten nothing for 14 hours before the run, so I ...
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Breathing out during swimming freestyle

When breathing out during swimming, I've come across conflicting info - a swim instructor years ago told me to "exhale it all out immediately", so after I take in my breath, once my head is submerged, ...
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Is crossing your legs bad for your posture?

I suppose that this question may break down into whether it's bad when you're working at a computer and whether it's bad when you're relaxing (and more likely to be leaning back). My impression based ...
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A possible way to increase an inch in bicep/tricep for a Diabetic person

I was diagnosed with type 2 diabetics a year ago. For quite some time it was a shock to me. but with time I got over it. Now I have joined the gym. I want to increase the size on my biceps/ triceps ...
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What activity level do I choose when starting out?

My husband and I are starting out on a weight loss journey. However, I'm a little lost as to what activity level to choose when using calorie calculators. We're currently sedentary, our jobs are ...
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For lying leg curls, should the pelvis tilt or be neutral?

If it does tilt, which way? This is on a flat bench. The reason I ask is that I am recruiting lower back muscles and glute muscles instead of just hamstrings, and a pelvic tilt shifts the focus to ...
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What muscles are used to create and oppose posterior pelvic tilt when the upper body is leaning forward?

I have no difficulty tilting my pelvis in a seated or standing position, or in a quarter squat when my body is upright. When my upper body is tilted forward 30 degrees, however, curling my tailbone ...
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What are the pros and cons of Jefferson vs conventional deadlifts?

I tried the Jefferson lift and it comes much more naturally to me than conventional deadlifts. But I can't find any quality research on this lift. I am especially interested in muscle activation and ...
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261 views

How far is a good length of running for children?

My daughter is 12 years old, she plays soccer competitively, and she runs four miles every day. She has been known to stress her body by exercising too much. Lately, she has been wanting to run ...
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Include Whey Protein in Diet Plan for Weight loss

I am a 23 year old/ 84 kg/ 178 cms overweight guy. I have started weight loss programme. I run around 6-6.5Kms (Treadmill + Eliptical), do some crunches, belly exercises and then do 2-3 sprints daily ...
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Are there actually substances that can make a person not just larger but also taller?

Sometimes I see adverts on internet peddling supplements that seems to be able to make a person, not just bigger, but also taller? Are any chemicals (whether legal or illegal) actually able to do ...
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What does it mean to “isometrically contract” some muscles?

On p. 284, the book "Body Sculpting Bible for Men" talks about a form of crunches that can be used to train the abdominal muscles. The first step for the instructions for these crunches says: ...
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Average Muscle breakdown by percentage (by weight) of the total

Is there a site which would list all muscles in the body by percentage? For example: Quadriceps are 23% of the total muscles. Biceps are 10%.... Average, not precise, of course it would vary ...
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Tips to enable body to use stored fat

Is it possible to make body to use already stored fat ? Cutting down food is not always easy , sometimes it is hard to control hunger ; if do so most of the time it tends me to have a large meal when ...
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1answer
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Minimizing Stomach Discomfort During Race with Caffeine

I know if I have coffee or a caffeinated drink before a hard workout or running race that there's a clear benefit. I can tell - I can push faster with less effort. The problem is my stomach. I have ...
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What are the detrimental effects of over exercising?

I am doing the lchf diet and have been increasing my runs everyday to the point that I run about 2 hours plus daily at a 9 minute / km pace. I noticed that my heart rate was a bit elevated in daily ...
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Is it healthy/unhealthy to consume too few calories so long as you're not starving yourself?

Several online calorie calculators tell me I should be consuming between 2100-2500 calories a day to lose weight (around 3000 to maintain my weight). For the past few weeks, I've been counting about ...
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Avoiding banned substances [closed]

I'm looking around for some good supplements and have been recommended Matrix Anabolic Gold, but I'm keen to check there's no banned substances in it. informed-sport.com is good for checking a ...
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Redline heart rate running

Just started to use HRT monitor on runtastic. My max heart rate I think should be 179. I am 41 and my resting HR is 45. Just ran 15k this morning and according to the data I was in redline for 54% of ...
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How to recover from Sacroiliac joint inflammation?

I was a very active person and did Insanity and it's family of exercises for over a year but then fell off the wagon due to travel and family commitments. I restarted Insanity and did it for 2 days ...
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1answer
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Breathing technique Swings

What is the right breathing technique to get optimal output when doing swings ? I do now breath in when the the kettlebell moves backward and out when it is up
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Withdrawal of protein shake

I have been on a plan to loose my belly and i am almost finished with plan but i have belly fat. In closing weeks, the author got rid of creatine and later protein shake. Afrer 2 days of withdrawal, i ...
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I'm very thin. How can I gain muscle? [duplicate]

I'm 16.5 years old and my height is 5ft 4.5inch. My weight is 45.5 kg. Everybody says that I'm very thin. How can I gain muscle and look like a healthy man? I want to create quality muscle as well. ...
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Protein supplements for over weight people

Is it good to have protein supplements when over weight ? Is it possible to gain muscles by having proteins while having extra body fat ?
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Which gym workout routine after home training?

I do 6 series x (although I have often long periods of time between series) 20 push up, 10 pull up and 20 chin-up 4 times/week and run 10 km 3 times/week and stopped adding more reps(but I can do ...
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When to change Kettle-bell weight?

I have got 20kg kettle bell and able to do 30 swings without exhausting. Should I change the size of kettlebell(32 or 36 kg ?) or increase reps ?
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Extended chest pump - 1 and a half days

After a 6 month break after finishing a 10 week (5 day/week) fitness program, I restarted it last week. Last week I only went to gym 2 days out of five (Monday & Friday) and this week all the way ...
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Best Excercise without heavy gym equipements

Which kind of push-ups is more better for muscle build-up knuckle push-ups (Or) Open palm push-ups
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Muscle spasm/contraction

Recently I have started a program to strengthen(and learning to activate) specific muscles relating to overpronation(abductor hallucis, flexor digitorum brevis etc.). After a few weeks I'm now able ...
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functional training plan

Is there any workout calendar or training program accessible to the community? I want a free resource for my functional daily training. If no because of training personal goals, how could I create ...
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1answer
57 views

Eating a big meal around a weightlifting workout - before or after?

When is the best time to eat a big meal when weight training - before or after the workout? Also how much time before or after is optional / beneficial?
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All things being equal, does muscle build faster than fat burns?

I ask this question because I have been on a low-calorie diet and have been working out on my total gym once or twice a day and walking 2-2.5 miles a day five days a week for the past two weeks. In ...
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Cramping in the soles of my feet during certain stretches

I always used to be a very flexible person. In middle school, I could do full splits straddle and front-and-back on both sides. Even into high school and college, I continued to be able to do lotus ...
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The relation between sweating and how many calories we burn

Is how much we sweat an indicator of how much calories we burn? I am talking about the same person because how much we sweat is also related to how much the body is hydrated.

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