1
vote
2answers
60 views

Mixing Whey + BCAA + Glutamine

I'm currently taking my Whey with additional BCAA and Glutamine powders. Some people are skeptical about the benefits, I tested it myself, and for me it works. I'm a little in doubt with one certain ...
2
votes
3answers
102 views

Workout plans for cutting

Background The past 6 months, I've been on a bulking phase, where I've been able to gain about 9kg (from 78kg to 87kg), a mix of muscle and fat. The past 6 weeks, I've been doing a benchpress ...
5
votes
2answers
198 views

Why do many parkour practitioners wear oversized pants?

When you start poking around parkour videos, you'll start to see a trend of people wearing extremely baggy pants, often with the crotch hanging down to about knee level. This is particularly odd to me ...
0
votes
1answer
54 views

Is this diet right for bulking up? [closed]

I lift 14kg for biceps.(i usually put more emphasis on biceps and less on triceps and abs.) Following is my daily schedule: Morning: At 7:40am 3 egg white, 1 cup of tea(it also contains milk) with ...
3
votes
3answers
185 views

Is it realistic to go for a goal of pressing your bodyweight on dumbell shoulder presses?

For instance, if you weigh 180, is it realistic to shoulder press 90s overhead or should one stick to pressing bodyweight with the barbell?
0
votes
0answers
22 views

How can one estimate distance covered while on a pedal exerciser?

I’ve been finding it difficult to track my progress while cycling on a pedal exerciser. Is there a tracker that can provide a true estimate of the distance covered while training like this?
5
votes
3answers
103 views

Are bigger AB wheels better?

I just bought a ab wheel and have been doing it for a few time by now but I noticed that a lot of videos on YouTube with ripped guys showing how to use the ab wheel they use much bigger wheels than ...
1
vote
4answers
84 views

Multi-workout sports programme?

I have recently bought a bike and would like to find a good programme/plan to follow that includes cycling, weight training and maybe another type of sport (which I can do by myself). What I am ...
1
vote
0answers
37 views

How can I prevent a slipped disk?

I went to a massage/body therapy place while on holiday for a massage and was told by the guy that I have the beginnings of a slipped disk. They didn't speak English very well but I believe they said ...
1
vote
3answers
83 views

How to lose fat without losing muscle?

I have been doing Calisthenics for 2 months now. I can see that muscle increase from my arms, chest, legs, etc. The problem is that when I look in the mirror all I see is that fat covering my muscle. ...
1
vote
1answer
36 views

Barbell “hip press” for pecs - viable exercise?

Context: for my workouts I can only consider free weights and bodyweight exercises (home gym with power rack). In my chest workout I currently perform: bench press (barbell) flys (dumbbell) hip ...
0
votes
1answer
30 views

Does running on sand cause injury to the knee joints? [duplicate]

I have recently started running on sand but i had people telling me that running on sand for long term causes grave injury knees and joints.
1
vote
0answers
25 views

Should the calves be tense when standing still?

I'm becoming more sensitive to my balance and trying to feel an equal weight on both feet while squatting and hip hinging. I've noticed that in the very basic standing position, my left calf ...
0
votes
1answer
47 views

Tennis complementary exercises?

For almost 3 years now, i've been swimming (2km in 35 min) everyday... and for the last 6 months i went back to a old fashion: tennis... i've been playing it almost on a daily basis and getting better ...
5
votes
1answer
93 views

Safe way to train for the front and back flip?

Pretty simple question: Is there a safe way to train for the front and back flip without killing myself?
0
votes
0answers
16 views

lifting heavy weights stunts growth in terms of height . How far is it true? [duplicate]

I have seen people advising youngsters to avoid lifting heavy weights , Because it will restrict their height or they will tend to become shorter. How far is it true ?
0
votes
1answer
29 views

As a cricketer what kind of Exercise i should be avoiding working out in the gym? [closed]

Do heavy and bulky muscles restrict range of motion?
3
votes
0answers
44 views

Why do I consume so much air? [closed]

I am a volunteer firefighter and once every year we have to pass a fitness test to prove we are physically capable of working as a firefighter. One part of this test is to do a sport program with a ...
0
votes
1answer
45 views

Why am I not loosing weight doing intermittent fasting? [closed]

My height is 172 cm, my weight is hovering about 77kg to 75kg. My goal weight is 71kg and I got close to that weight by doing 48 hours IT without eating, during the week I practice 24 hour IT every ...
0
votes
0answers
12 views

Should i do my cardio before weight training or after my weight training? [duplicate]

Should i do my cardio before weight training or after the weight training ?
0
votes
5answers
150 views

Why am I not losing weight? [closed]

I'm stumped. I'm 32 yrs old and my weight has gone up and down over the last 10 years but I've never had trouble getting it off when I workout and count calories. I'm currently 5'5 160 lbs. My ...
0
votes
0answers
42 views

How to build my quads at home?

I am scrawny. I've always been scrawny. But a few years ago I've lost the muscle tone in my hips and I developed intermittent knee pains before of that. In the passing year I lost my lower back ...
0
votes
1answer
27 views

Is it true, that Creatine doesn't dissolve easily in our body? [closed]

Is is true that creatine doesn't get dissolved very easliy in our body ?
0
votes
1answer
40 views

Am I doing the right amount of volume for biceps? [closed]

I know biceps are small muscle group and they can recover quickly. I do 5 to 11 sets with different exercises(these sets contain dropsets) My workout log looks like this:- Warm up sets: Set 1:2kg db ...
0
votes
2answers
146 views

Is Creatine bad for you?

Hey I'm relatively new to weight lifting and I have friends who take Creatine before working out. They said it really helps build muscle. But I've also heard it can be bad for you. How true is it, and ...
0
votes
2answers
109 views

Can you built back muscles you have lost?

I have read so much about diets that warning that not eating adequate amounts of protein will result in muscle loss. On the other hand I see people like Christian Bale almost flaunting this rule going ...
1
vote
0answers
36 views

Do wee need to wear underwear while doing skipping exercise? [closed]

Do we need to wear underwear while doing skipping exercise and running?
4
votes
1answer
90 views

What are the implications of diminishing levels of soreness in Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness (DOMS)?

A while back, I sent out the following query to a subject matter expert (through a different social media platform), but did not receive a reply. Thought I'd post it here to see if anyone with ...
2
votes
2answers
63 views

Would Training with same volume on cutting phase as on bulking result in loss of muscle?

For the first time I am going to start a cutting phase so i have a number of questions: Q1:Would Training with same volume on cutting phase as on bulking result in loss of muscle to provide energy ...
0
votes
2answers
175 views

Why isn't barefoot squatting recommended?

I've been doing StrongLifts 5x5 program for past one-and-half month. Currently my squat has just crossed my bodweight. And my deadlift is 10kgs more than my squat. My goal is to squat 2 times my ...
-1
votes
1answer
65 views

How do I Gain weight? [duplicate]

I am 19 my weight is 54 kg and height is 5'11. I am an skinny or you can say and ectomorph. I am an ovo lacto vegetarian. I hit gym every alternate days but I didn't gain any weights so please ...
0
votes
1answer
26 views

Safe use of minitramp to develop hip and lower leg/for mobility in older deconditioned subjects

I've read high praise for this activity, and tried it a little bit in a gym. Not many people seem to do it. A good minitramp is very expense. Is it worthwhile to acquire one? How can it be used safely ...
0
votes
2answers
78 views

Fried eggs and boiled eggs, which is better for muscle build up? [closed]

I want to build a muscle body, and heard I should eat eggs, but I don't know if I should eat fried eggs or boiled eggs, is there any suggestion?
2
votes
3answers
116 views

Will climbing (bouldering) with the right amount of calories build muscle?

I love climbing, be it high wall or bouldering. Here's what I plan to do: 2 hours bouldering 3 times a week 1 hour calisthenics 1-2 times a week I weigh 62kg and I'm 6' tall - and will aim to eat ...
1
vote
1answer
70 views

Routine work-out suggestions

I used to go the gym since I was 16 then I stopped at 19 because of university (I used to do both martial arts and body building). Now I started again, and it's been one about 8 months since I ...
1
vote
1answer
61 views

What exercises can improve my squat depth? I'm limited by how far my knees go over my toes

I have trouble getting low in my attempts at "ass to grass" squats. I have realized my calves are to blame for lack of motion what should I do to improve their flexibility?
5
votes
3answers
110 views

Steady state interval vs high intensity interval for running endurance

I am looking at building endurance and all round fitness with the hopes of being able to run half marathon to marathon length runs, non competitively. I have very limited experience with running ...
1
vote
0answers
31 views

should a static shoulder hold feel sore after?

So I have a bit of shoulder impingement in my right shoulder and I am trying to do some shoulder and rotator cuff stabilization exercises to stregthen and loosen those muscles as Kelly Starrett ...
1
vote
3answers
79 views

Contribution of swimming to basic endurance

I am playing soccer on amateur level and want to change my off-season program for basic endurance from just running to a mix of running and swimming. I did a bit of research about swimming, but did ...
1
vote
2answers
81 views

Do programs from books like You Are Your Own Gym and Your Body Is Your Barbell work?

I've been lifting for the past 6 months but my nutrition side has been mediocre. Mostly due to lack of time as a student and dangling from home to gym to school. Recently, I came across books on ...
1
vote
1answer
54 views

Looking for weight lifting program for person with joint problems

I have been lifting weights over the last year and a half and I love it. Unfortunately I have had medical problems related to chronic inflammation/joint pain (possibly early arthritis, I am only 28!). ...
1
vote
2answers
63 views

Why Doms again?

I do weight lifting once a week starting with a warm up set of 2kg, then sets of 14kg, and then drop sets. The last time I did was the 17th of October and after that my muscles were sore and now again ...
1
vote
1answer
69 views

Quitting Body building or weight trainning [closed]

If i quit body building . will my body fat increase considerably and become obese
1
vote
2answers
91 views

Wendler 5/3/1: cut or not to cut?

I have been doing Wendler's 5/3/1 for about 6 weeks now (2 cycles) and am really enjoying it. I am lifting 4 days a week. For assistance, I've been following the boring but big template. Foodwise, ...
0
votes
1answer
18 views

Resistance bands [duplicate]

I need some advice regaurding resistance bands. I am thinking of buying one of them (and only one probably). I want it to develop muscles. I am not able to perform bodyweight exercises properly as my ...
1
vote
1answer
76 views

How can I get a feminine body? [closed]

I'm a newbie here, so please forgive me if such kind of a question has already been answered. So, I'm a male. Yeah, I might get a lot of backlash for this one, but I'll cut to the chase. I want a ...
2
votes
1answer
53 views

What healthy foods won't effect my cardio

What healthy types of foods would be healthy enough for me to keep running my long distances and not negativity effect my running?
2
votes
1answer
55 views

After strenuous exercise, can my heart rate stay elevated even while sleeping? [closed]

Yesterday I spent a couple hours climbing a mountain wearing a heavy pack. My Microsoft Band passively measured my heart rate and said I burned over 4000 calories over the course of the entire day. ...
0
votes
1answer
62 views

No visible results, can anyone help? [duplicate]

I’m 16 years old. I’ve been using gold whey protein for quite some time now n frankly I'm seeing no results so I was thinking of switching to inner armor hard mass gainer..think it's a good idea? And ...
0
votes
2answers
130 views

Deadlift form with less than 45 lb plates?

I've been working out for a while and just began to add deadlifts to my routine on back day. My problem is that I can't deadlift much. Mainly because I'm 400 lb and my knees aren't the best, I ...

15 30 50 per page