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1) Will pilates kill my gains? Because I have heard that in your rest days, you have to sit still. Otherwise, you will kill your gains. Generally on your rest days you want active rest. As such, pilates will be great. 2) Is Pilates + Weight Training a good idea? My way of thinking behind this combination is the following: I need to better my ...


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Do slow negatives, start at the top and lower yourself slowly, this is the way most people get strong enough to do their first, clean pull/chin-ups. If you have a rubber band to attach to the bar, that can work too.,


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I would recommend you take a look at what body parts you think you need to improve, and, place priority on them by performing exercises that target those muscles first. Some studies have shown that greater strength and muscular size gains are achievable with exercises placed near the beginning of a program. A 2012 study entitled Exercise Order in ...


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You'll have to ask them, as it's calculated using their own proprietary algorithm, well that or spend a few min's solving the simultaneous equation (from the values in your history) to work out the weights they've applied to your: Fat, Muscle, and Weight values to create the score: The fitness score is to help the subject to understand his/her body ...


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Effective for what? For the purpose of building an athletic body, quite likely not. The exercises are simply not sufficiently taxing if done properly, as they target multiple muscle groups and the only resistance is one's body weight. As circuit training, it falls short in that it's a third of the recommended time, even according to the authors of the paper ...


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Can you better describe what your goal is of becoming "more ripped"? After beginner stages of working out (which it sounds like you are past) most people trying to improve physique follow a gentle bulking & cutting cycle, which is generally found to have the best results. Bulking is slowly gaining muscle (and some fat) by eating at a caloric surplus, ...


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In my opinion the best exercise to really get big hams is the stiff leg deadlift with the barbell or even with dumbbells as @Buddy said in his answer keep the reps between 8-12


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If you want to go for size, hypertrophy exercises/rep ranges will work best for you. Here is a list of hamstring exercies. Any high rated one your gym has the equipment for should work fine, including the leg curls you already do. Your goal rep range should be 8-12 reps/set, generally increasing weight each set. If on the last set you can't do 6, decrease ...



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