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Arms are too long to snatch? Advice, please!

I've searched this forum and can't find anything similar to what I'm about to ask, so will go ahead and do so. I currently have a bodyweight snatch, so I don't think I"m doing too badly with the way ...
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How to effectively determine whether I am losing muscle or not

I am currently on calories deficit and my weight is decreasing. I do some exercises 5-6 days a week (mainly pullups). I try to eat enough protein, but didn't count the exact amount. How can I make ...
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How to become a body for a vegetarian [duplicate]

Iam Gautam Male24 and height is 6.1 and weight is 64kgs.For my height I'm looking thin and my hands and wrist are also little thinner.I'm a vegetarian but I will take Eggs and I'm not alchoholic, not ...
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How does 200g of toast relate to 500g of weight loss?

When I look at my 'calorie counter app' it says that two slices of Peanut Butter Toast (assuming 200g) are roughly 1427 kJ of energy. Then when I look at this post - I see a rule There are a ...
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Pullup Bar & Bodyweight exercises

First of all my excuses if this question seems stupid. I'm 19 years old and have a friend who is the same age as I do. He has been going to the gym for about 1,5 year, where he is mainly lifting ...
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Calories burned the same?

Suppose you run 2 hours continuously at 6 mph at a 1% incline. Does this burn the same number of calories as running in six 20 minute intervals at 6 mph at a 1% incline?
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Gaining LBM while doing cardio

I notice that I am losing fat and gaining muscle while doing cardio (running 6.1 mph at a 1% incline). Why is this? I am already very lean (6'2", 9% bf male).
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Is egg white powder a good alternative to whey protein?

I've been having a hard time increasing my protein intake. I live in a university dormitory where we are not allowed to cook. Cafeterias don't offer a lot of healthy options either (I'm from the ...
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Shoulder pain after training - How to continue?

I started weight lifting training again after a pause of 5 years. I started really slowly, always did a good warm up (10 min cardio + first sets with reduced weight). After two months of training I ...
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As a recreational weight lifter, how do I ensure that I minimise long term health issues?

I have been weight lifting for two months (squat, bench and deadlift), and while I have been very happy with the short term benefits of my new routine, I'm concerned about the negative long term ...
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Exercise frequency

Is doing 10 times 10 pull-ups during ~1 hour 5-6 time a week too often? Is it good for keeping current muscle level, combined with the right diet? Is it necessary to add weight to grow muscles? What ...
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How do I lose body fat without losing body weight?

Right now, I'm currently doing light exercises every other day, and I am following the Paleo Diet. By light exercises, I mean : 10 pushups 15 squats 15 arm lifts Repeat for 3 sets In the months ...
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Can I skip carbohydrates altogether?

I'm currently following the Paleo Diet for a few months now, and I've skipping on the carbohydrates, although I give myself some "free" days to let myself eat fries or rice maybe once to twice a week. ...
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How to improve mobility of shoulders where arms straight together behind back?

I attended one beginner course in CFT Lauttasaari where they said that this is a common problem with guys and recommended stick/bar training to improve flexibility and range of motion. This is ...
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Can someone who takes steroids get muscle mass even without lifting?

My impression given what I read on the internet about it was that steroids help your body recover much faster after workout. So for the recovering to work, you still have to damage your body in the ...
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Can I reach my 2000 calorie goal?

I overate yesterday. This is how I have spread out the calories on myfitnesspal: Sunday: 1990 Monday: 1905 Tuesday: 1964 Wednesday: 1960 Thursday: 1870 Friday: 1773 Saturday: 1290 The calories I ...
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Calories Burned

Suppose a person's BMR is 1600 calories. He eats 5000 calories on say Monday. He also runs for 2 hours burning approximately 1200 calories. Let's say the TEF is 500 calories. Also suppose he fasts on ...
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What is that sound coming from my joints, and should I be worried about it? [duplicate]

All the time my joints make noises, I usually go to gym three times a week and also go swimming once a week; So I want to know making noise is normal for my joints? before I thought noises are due to ...
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how to get 6 pack abs in 1.5 month

This is about my body: 5'9 height 60Kg (~130lb) don't have much fat on tummy Schedule: wakeup work work eat work work workout eat sleep diet: vegetarian made a bet with friend and need 6 pack abs ...
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How much beer can i drink?

I love beer but I want to get muscles too. Is it ok if I drink 2 x 0.33 L cans per day? Beer has 5% alc.
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How much exercise is “just enough”?

I'm in my early 40s, BMI=27, and my primary goal in exercising is to be healthy: to live as long and as ably/comfortably as I can. My secondary goals are to maintain a reasonably good weight ...
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What is the best thing to lose belly fat

I'm 15 years old, 5'6" and I weigh 140, and want to be 120. Would that be healthy?
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Is this muscle gain? [on hold]

I've been working out for about a month at golds gym doing running, leg workouts and abs workouts. I started with a weigh of 130punds and now I weigh 140punds, is it muscle?
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Mom Losing Her Mobility Because of her Weight Gain

My mom has gained so much weight over the last few years that she's having a really hard time getting around. She's a really great mom, so I don't want to make it sound like she's not as good of a mom ...
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Are there exercises to help strengthen my little toe?

No, I'm not looking to go into tiny barbells or anything like that. When I'm walking, particularly when I'm angling to a side, I find that I have a slightly tendency for the weight to go to the ...
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Shoulder / Arm pain during overhead lifts

I have Shoulder / Arm pain when doing certain lifts. For over a year now i have experienced pain in my upper arm when doing overhead lifts. The location of the pain is show in the image. I thought ...
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Pain in elbow,think should be ulnar nerve stress [on hold]

I train regularly two days a week for my hands.Can too much training destroy my muscle. I m feeling some kind of stress and little pain in my EBLOW for almost 30 days now.Guess the problem is with my ...
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533 views

Zyzz body without steroids

Can a shredded body like Zyzz had be attained without the use of steroids? Actually can you get shredded at all without steroids?
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Getting in shape after age 30+

I was thinking to start working out to get a nice muscular body, but is it worth it considering I'm 32 years old already? Is it too late?
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Shoulder pain, around the cuff. Any help?

I have pain (not too bad) in the right shoulder. Annoying pain. I believe it could be rotator cuff related, and there is some soreness. I have had a shoulder cuff injury there before but it cleared ...
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The myth about rice and musli [closed]

There is a myth that if you eat half cooked rice or muesli you will stay hunger less time, because for example the rice grows up in your stomach (same with muesli). I think this is funny, but somehow ...
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NSAIDs after knee operation

8 months ago I got operated for an inner meniscus tear where part of my meniscus got removed. The operation went great and I can now do sports again. The problem is after I do hard exercise (ex. ...
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My eyes burn all the time [closed]

I am digital device user, I know about computer eyes syndrome, my eyes burns all the time since 2 or 3 years, because of this I can't make eye contact with anyone and I can't focus on any thing, I ...
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Stretch glute without injuring knee

I have tight glutes and have been stretching using several poses, mainly pretzel and figure 4. However I have been getting pain in the outside of my knees doing these stretches. How can I stretch my ...
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Are situps actually harmful?

I have seen several references to situps being harmful due to "high compressive lumbar load" and recommending crunches. When researching where the quote came from, it looks like every reference quotes ...
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Male ejaculation after exercise [closed]

is it possible for a man to have intercourse with a woman and not have an orgasm or ejaculate at all while still maintaining an erection? even if the woman had three orgasms? What are the causes of ...
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How long does it take for muscles to recover?

I lift weights to get stronger and to look better, I wonder how long does it take for muscle to recover after workout. I do typical workout routine for every muscle group, I work out every muscle ...
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How can I remove the security tag that holds shoes together? [closed]

I don't know what this thing is called (some kind of peg?), but it is that white peg-like thing that holds shoes together, often seen at shoe stores or places that also happen to sell shoes. I bought ...
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Lifting Iron (strength training) vs pushups ( knuckle)+ body weight squats+situps

Assuming your aim is to get better at martial arts not bodybuilding (hence strength training: lets take Rippetoe's 3x5). Which would improve performance? Also can they be done side by side? because I ...
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Mixing exercises with multiple muscle groups

My current workout routine is as follows. Monday : Chest and Biceps Tuesday : Shoulder and Triceps Wednesday : Back and Legs. Repeat Mon and Tues for Thursday and Friday Saturday : Cricket (morning ...
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Prevent back issues on the go, i.e. without office chair?

Common scenario for those who telecommute while traveling: You have to do extended office work in a hotel room, or in a rented apartment. Often there is no office chair, only a simple table and a ...
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Does hypertrophy need to be maintained?

I'm familiar with the general idea of adaptation and super compensation, and the loss of strength if your body doesn't feel you need it anymore because the increased load isn't present. I've been ...
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Stretches/exercises to sit cross legged

I'm a reasonably fit male with an athletic background, but can't sit cross-legged. Whenever I do, my knees stay really high and I have to really bend my ankles to get into the position at all. When I ...
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Beginner Runner. Cannot go any further

I started running for fun in the early-mid summer this year. I am relatively healthy, average BMI, late 20's, healthy eating guy. I generally run on pavements, roads and tracks. I have relatively good ...
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Having to clear throat constantly while running?

I'm an ex-smoker (for roughly 8 years) and have recently, in the last 4 months, started a fairly intense cardio regimen that I'm doing twice a day. I noticed while running that I'm having to ...
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Does massage really help recovering from muscle soreness

Does massage really help muscle soreness? Also I would like to know how fast can a man recover from muscle soreness and what methods exist that really help preventing/recovering from muscle ...
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Standing desk while working

Because I'm a web developer I usually work about 9-12 hours per day. 2 months ago I was 108kg(238 pounds) and after a hard eating plan and some exercise now I'm 97kg(213 pounds). My height is 1.83m ...
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Overestimated calorie burn on an elliptical

I'm following a calorie count + elliptical routine for about two weeks now. My average calorie deficit should be about 500, but I don't see ~1 kg weight loss I expected. I'm very accurate at measuring ...
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In double overhand grip for the deadlift, do the fingertips touch the palm?

The bar tends to slip down until my fingers are like hooks and the bar is barely touching my palm. Should I be gripping tighter?
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High metabolism problems

I fluctuate in my weight very regularly. I can gain 5 lbs in 1-2 days, no problem. But if I don't workout and or eat the same amount as I did the day before, the 5 lbs magically disappears. It's ...

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