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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 ...
The answer to this depends on your goal. If you are looking for conditioning, continuing to work out different sets of muscles sequentially as you are allows you to move from set to set with minimal resting which keeps your heart rate up, which is also called circuit training. With circuit training you will not develop explosive strength Again it depends on ...
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 ...
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 ...
Why are you doing different muscles each day? You should rotate back, biceps, legs and then chest, triceps, delts every other day for 1 hr Eg. Abs come through squats and deads.
You need to strengthen your lats and biceps, which can be attained by dumbbell rows or/and you need to lose weight which can be achieved by eating less and eating healthier; and also doing cardio.
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.,
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 ...
The tabata method, or similar HIIT training has been shown to be effective training (I am assuming that is these 7-minute workouts are taking a similar approach. Short description here. This training method works better if you are already in shape though, and is mostly for increasing performance, rather than fat loss (exercise should be performed for a ...
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
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 ...
There are unfortunately few reliable studies about rep range for hypertrophy, but I have always heard that calves require more than average, with ranges from 15-30 based on weight used in that set.
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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Have you increased your water intake since you've started using protein supps? Protein can build up in your liver and can possibly reach toxic levels - this probably isn't causing your headaches, but it's good to know anyway. A lot of protein powders have contain Aspartate, which can cause migraines and headaches. Aspartate is a sweetener that's many many ...
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