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needed help for diet, protienshake, mass gainer, creatine vitamin pills

I have a very slim body like only about 3 to 5% fat and I am doing workout with heavy natural diet plus mass gainer by ON. I have been working for three months but their is only increase of 1 kg. So ...
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0answers
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Eating before a training session - what do you do to be “light”?

As well as weight lifting, I do some all-round training like running and Quads and Core (okay, the class name is officially "Legs Bums & Tums"). With these kinds of exercises it helps if you are ...
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0answers
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suggestions for a good glucose monitor

Can anyone suggest an accurate glucose and cholesterol monitor which has the ability to wirelesse'ly transmit data to am iphone?
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1answer
16 views

seeking qualified sports medical advice (USA)

This stackexchange site frequently closes questions because people are asking questions that require a qualified medical practitioner. Recently, I have my own question that I think falls into that ...
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3answers
42 views

Weight loss and weight lifting

Hi all I am new here but would like to ask a question. I started out at 390 lbs and switched to a plant based diet on Jan 1st 2015. I am down to 335, now my question is 6 weeks ago I started lifting ...
3
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3answers
23 views

How Should I Tackle My Routine?

I am a 14 year old female, a little over 5'4 (162 cm), and weigh about 175 lbs (79 kg). Recently, I realized that I needed to get in shape and be healthy. I've got a lot of physical problems to ...
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3answers
34 views

Which is more effective for strength gain: a superset or multiple sets?

I recently read somewhere that a massive superset composing of all muscle groups,each working the muscle until fatigue is more effective than multiple sets of the same variety(without fatigue) or ...
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2answers
32 views

Is lactose free chocolate milk still a good recovery drink

So I have been weight training and doing a lot of cardio for five months now and after every workout I have my full cup of chocolate milk. Since I have a mild lactose intolerance issue I use lactose ...
3
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1answer
43 views

Uneven butt cheeks

I'm 15 years old and started lifting about 5-6 months ago. I started to lift because I wanted a booty and muscular legs. I have always been skinny so I am set on gaining weight in muscle. My right ...
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Is there ANY scientific proof that improving posture helps against aspecific lower back pain?

One of the biggest problems I'm encountering whilst searching for relief from low back pain is that NOBODY's able to exactly able to tell me what really causes the pain and more importantly - how to ...
3
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2answers
58 views

is it a bad idea to lift weights if I am feeling too sleepy?

It is late night and I am already feeling sleepy, but I don't want to skip my exercises for the day. Is it going to affect the output? I am not too worried about it, but it would be good to know.
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Is it safe to give elderly Father 400 mg of Alpha Lipoic Acid per day [on hold]

I hope this is in right forum, otherwise please move as appropriate. I give my elderly Father (early 70s) 200 mg of Alpha Lipoic Acid in morning, and 200 mg of Alpha Lipoic Acid at night. Is this ...
2
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2answers
33 views

Parkour Basic Landing

I am a beginner at Parkour. I was trying out the Basic Landing. I had read that when doing it, your thighs and your lower legs must be at an angle of 90 degrees (not less than that). But I am unable ...
2
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0answers
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Cat -Cow Stretch

I am trying to do the Cat-Cow Stretch and don't seem to know how to use those muscles. I got a physio routine from a doctor to help heal some inner-spinal muscles, which included among other similar ...
4
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1answer
58 views

Is swimming a good exercise for skinny people

I am underweight according to my BMI. I am male, my height is 183cm and I weigh 60 kg. I started to swim regularly in the last month. Mostly I will be doing free style. Will this routine reduce my ...
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2answers
81 views

Is it theoretically possible to burn fat without any training only based on diet?

Suppose a person(who doesn't do any sports) changes a diet, so that it has a "right" ratio of protein, carbs and fats, and a small carbs deficit. What will happen next? will he lose fat or muscle or ...
3
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3answers
85 views

Will doing heavy deadlifts once a week increase muscle size?

Because of time problems due to school, I only go to the gym once a week. On that day I do heavy deadlifts to get stronger (one of my goals), triceps, and calves. I'm small, and am wondering if this ...
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0answers
12 views

Elliptical Machine Tracking--Grip Bars vs. Moving Arm Attachments

Curious as to how a fitness tracker (Fitbit, Apple Watch, etc.) can track elliptical machine use/progress if you opt to hold on to the grip bars and not use the moving arm extensions. If you hands are ...
4
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1answer
38 views

How can you build tolerance to neck muscle strains?

Every now and then at climbing competitions I'll need to do pull-ups while my head is looking to the left or right. I've hurt my neck a couple times doing this. I get a muscle strain or pinched nerve ...
3
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2answers
194 views

Pyramid training - High to low or low to high

Why is it better to pyramid up to your max during sets compared to starting out with your max and then slowing bringing down the weight after? Obviously, this is after stretching and warmup sets ...
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0answers
13 views

Solution for Pimple problem? [on hold]

I have Very much problem of pimple. i can try all things...It can't reduce.and Now a days Summer season , So it can increase Double. Please give me a some Solution. I am very much in trouble. :(
2
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1answer
47 views

What are some shoulder healthy way to train tricep?

It seems like most workout targeting tricep is harmful to shoulders (dips, overhead extension), I have suffer from shoulder impingement from the past and would like work out my tricep in a healthy way ...
1
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1answer
22 views

Does massage therapy help rebuild and gain muscle faster?

I was wondering if massage therapy can help rebuild and gain muscle faster. Or is it just for relaxation? I want to go to a massage center this weekend after a month of training.
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0answers
17 views

Endurance activities and carbohydrates: when are they needed

Generally, I keep my carbohydrates low, less than 100 grams a day if I can. I do a fair amount of running and strength training. I participate in regional amateur competitions for the same. I'll be ...
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0answers
10 views

how do I gain weight quickly, in a healthy & easy way? [duplicate]

I'm 18 years old. My weight is 42 kg. My height is 5'4" How do ican increase my body weight? Want proper healthy food list.
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1answer
28 views

Can I take gw1516?

I have tried mild resistance training and cardio. But have found that habit unsustainable and eventually relapsed on my diet everytime. Is it a good idea to take GW1516 for weight-loss? What are the ...
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0answers
10 views

Sea Urchins and Joint Pain [on hold]

About a year ago I was stung by a small sea urchin off the coast of Dominican Republic. I went to a doctor and they pulled all but two spines out within an hour after being stung. I did not pull the ...
1
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2answers
30 views

What is the proper use of the abdominal muscle to reduce injury?

When performing different body strengthening exercises, I am at a loss on how to properly use my core abdominal muscles to complement the muscles that I am actively engaging. I know that one can ...
2
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1answer
54 views

Strengthening for performing Head Stand

I wish to perform head stands, however I need to make myself fit. On a daily basis I have been doing Downward Dog, with both feet touching floor, 20 seconds Tree Pose, each side 20 seconds What ...
4
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2answers
78 views

How long would the training plan from this answer take to get to the level wanted in the question?

Assuming an average woman... a.k.a NOT already strong or very much in-shape for their chosen sport... And following the following training plan: First, get strong with a simple beginner barbell ...
4
votes
1answer
52 views

Growth hormone and training at night

Given this: http://www.precisionnutrition.com/all-about-gh and specifically the graphic there, is it theoretically possible that training hard / eg lifting intensely, at night takes advantage of peak ...
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0answers
34 views

how to measure 5 components of fitness for an athlete? [on hold]

as mentioned in: http://www.fitday.com/fitness-articles/fitness/body-building/the-5-components-of-physical-fitness.html the fitness is devided into 5 components which are: muscular strength ...
2
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0answers
55 views

Fitness tests, is there a consensus on which to use?

Is there a consensus over which of the many test batteries in existence (YMCA, Harvard Step, Queens Step, Kindle, Rockport, VO2max...) best assess / quantify your current level of fitness / ability, ...
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0answers
18 views

Is House Gecko's urine or House Rat's Urine poisonous? Does anyone know for sure? [closed]

Exposed food can attract Rats, Roches and other insects. And Insects will attract Geckos. Apparently, consuming anything that has been exposed to the urine of either Rats or Lizards can kill. Is that ...
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0answers
21 views

What would happen if someone overdoses on multivitamins? [closed]

So if someone downed the whole bottle, would they just urinate it out or would there be side effects? Thanks!
0
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1answer
36 views

15 minute regimen for bulky arms

What exercises would you recommend to be done in under 15 minutes for bulky arms. I have tried some weight exercises in the past, but they failed to show results because of lack of follow through. ...
1
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1answer
47 views

Arms: Should I alternate target muscle during routine?

I've been running through a new arm routine the last few weeks and seeing some decent results. The way the routine is setup is biceps, triceps then wrists/forearm. My question is if I should be ...
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votes
1answer
21 views

Where can I get nutrition information about food? [closed]

I am plannign on making an app that uses nutritional information about food, but finding good and reliable sources in the Internet for it is proving to be a challenge. Every website displays ...
0
votes
1answer
31 views

How much HIIT or LISS is required to deplete liver glycogen after a 24 hour fast? [closed]

How much HIIT or LISS is required to deplete liver glycogen after a 24 hour fast? the purpose is to get into ketosis quickly.
0
votes
1answer
37 views

Is Creatine illegal in Australia? [closed]

I've done little bit of research on it and saw few links talking about Creatine is banned in Australia. Is that really true? I need to take health-examination before I return to Australia, are they ...
1
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1answer
35 views

Using heavier weights to focus on form. Bad idea?

I did crossfit for a while a few years ago, and as an influence from that my home workout today is mainly bodyweight exercises, kettlebell training and rowing. I've been training with a 16kg ...
4
votes
1answer
71 views

Are there disadvantages of a split routine where everything else is kept the same?

My new job and new address imply that, for some months, I will need to switch from gym to home workouts and under time restrictions. I had been doing a full body workout at the gym, with between two ...
0
votes
1answer
59 views

Drinking how much water is considered too much water? [duplicate]

I exercise semi-regularly (2x a wk/~1 hr each session). Run several miles on 1 day, weight train the other day. Once in a while, a 3rd day playing 1 hr of basketball. I try to drink 80oz of water a ...
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0answers
45 views

Neccessary to wear supporter

Is it neccessary to wear gym or athletic supporter while doing exercising(workout) at home . If yes than which exercises we can do without supporter for getting fit
2
votes
6answers
230 views

What are some simple things I can do to drop weight? [on hold]

I have a strange problem. For as long as I can remember, I've always been a bit overweight, even when I was a pre-teen. Although I've never been outright obese, I've gotten close to what most would ...
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votes
2answers
51 views

Does green tea causes weight loss or other side effects? [closed]

I am a 26 year old lean person. I think I have less weight than the normal person of the same age. I know about the use of green tea for loosing weight. I want to ask if I start drinking green tea, ...
0
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0answers
19 views

Internal left knee pain causing muscles imbalance

I have been doing Tae Bo workout for about one year while having internal left knee injury. Actually,It is not so painful when doing squats or kicks, but I feel the pain when I do leg launches ...
2
votes
2answers
52 views

Overhand pullups - inner forearms ache but why?

I can do underhand pullups quite comfortably (working the biceps), but I find the overhand ones more difficult, almost certainly because my back muscles aren't as strong as those at the front. On ...
-1
votes
1answer
31 views

What happens when you consume protein shakes too fast? [closed]

For example, imagine the amount of time it takes to eat 1Kg of chicken (~230g protein). I can't see how you could take any less than a whole day to consume that much meat. On the other hand, you ...
0
votes
1answer
129 views

squatting barefoot, bad reputation for gym! [closed]

today I was going to gym, I had running shoes and I knew that squatting in running shoes is not recommended. So I went barefoot then after my squat finished one of the gym folks came and told me that ...

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