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You list “bodybuilding” as one of your tags. If this is correct, you may want to check yourself for the symptoms of overtraining. The volume and intensity you describe seems to be a bit much, in my opinion, for a goal of bodybuilding. Do you guys think this strategy is sound? Or am I making another mistake? I don’t see a problem with performing ...


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I think it is much better to split them up. If you do them both one after the other, whichever one comes second is always going to suffer as your body will be fatigued. Splitting them up will allow you to hit them both hard and you should see better results. I train weights in the evening 5/6 times a week and I do morning HIIT 2/3 times a week. Also, ...


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Different units and commands have their own fitness thing going on. Navy wide, there are minimum standards and in most of the Navy, especially once you've been in for a year or so, you're on your own to maintain your fitness. Some units, SEALs and CSAR units in particular obviously have much tougher fitness requirements. In most of the Navy, it's up to ...


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Berin's answer is spot on for reps and sets. Just offering a bodyweight alternative in case it's of interest. Straight Bar Dips activate your chest muscles more than push-ups and are a lot more challenging. Progressing them to slow muscle-ups, will build an incredibly strong chest. If these are too challenging, then try Parallel Bar Dips until you've got ...


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Sounds like you're ready to start muscle-up training, your numbers are decent enough (5 sets of 5 is my target before I move my students to muscle-up training). Add in some jumping muscle-ups to your workout routine. You're going to need a false grip on the bar, which means putting your thumbs and palm on the bar, rather than your fingers. This allows ...


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I would not recommend doing flies, as they can present unnecessary risk to your shoulders by overstretching the tendons in the bottom position. The best chest developer I've had to date has been dumbbell bench work at different angles. It beats out barbell work for that purpose hands down. I'd approach it like this: Dumbbell flat bench: for general mass ...



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