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My son asked me to take a look at this question. I'm a second-generation phlebologist, myself the son of the man who coined the word "Sclerotherapy" (=injection treatment of varicose veins) in 1939, and who founded the organization currently called the "American College of Phlebology" (it started as the "Phlebology Society of America", which I ran for about ...


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This is fairly similar to a question I had answered here: Which exercise program is better for fat loss? To start, keep in mind (as another user had answered in the linked question) your diet is your key factor. So regardless of your choice, it is how and what you eat that will determine your results. As someone who is already fit and wants to add muscles, ...


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If you want to let your "pushup muscles" rest, that's good. I would suggest throwing in pullups and squats, either on the same day as you do pushups, or on the days in between. This way, you're not only training chest/triceps, but also working upper back, biceps, and legs. There are a million different bodyweight exercises you can do with minimal ...


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Are you certain about the unloaded bar weights for your home and your gym? Look up the specs on your bar and the bar at the gym. Grip also makes a difference, but should not be that profound. It doesn't look like York puts up specs on most of their bars (which is bad practice IMO) but you can probably send them an e-mail. Don't know what brand or model the ...


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I've had a home gym in the second bedroom of my apartment for over 20 years and I've never had any noise complaints. I have a power rack, a bench, and 350lbs of weights. I just never drop the weights and I put them down slowly when I'm done. So go ahead and get what you want, just be quiet and you'll be fine.


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I had a slightly similar situation to yours in that I traveled around a developing nation for a couple of years without access to any form of gym equipment. In short, I would try to do something like this: Gym Days Do full body barbell strength training. One day do squats, overhead press, and deadlifts. The other day, do squats, bench press, and power ...


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In addition to Alecs good answer and the comments I wanted to add, that there a a lot of different dodyweight trainings availible today. Starting with different polpular Books like Mark Lauren - You are your own gym https://www.marklauren.com/ or perhaps in your case better: Paul wade - Convict conditioning http://www.dragondoor.com/b41/ which are ...


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Insanity workout videos is a compilation of High Intensity Interval Training exercises. What Does This Mean? HIIT exercises are cardio exercises that are designed to burn a lot of calories in the shortest time possible. Its goal isn't to make you big; it's goal is to reduce your weight (usually fats) in the shortest time possible. Unless you're ...


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Is the Insanity workout a good approach? If you need to pay for your routine, no. If it is, should I be following the diet it recommends (including the protein powder)? Absolutely not. Since you mention that you are quite skinny, what I recommend is eating more than usual (caloric surplus). Protein shake should not be your main source of protein. If you ...


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Yes , Tae bo is good enough to keep your cardio up. Overview: Taebo exercise is a whole body fitness exercise that mixes martial arts moves such as kicks and punches. What Are the Benefits of a Blanks Taebo Workout? The workouts are high impact which is more stressful on muscles and joints than a low impact routine, although they burn significantly more ...


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Broadly speaking, two things: one, there may be a difference in total volume (60 reps at that weight versus 61 reps at that weight; in this case it's negligible but in other cases it can be substantial), two, you get the benefits and drawbacks of going to failure when you go to failure and not when you don't. Going to failure--that is, doing reps until you ...


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If you look up the term "suspension bands" on youtube you will get a variety of exercises that you may be able to adapt to your jump rope. The exercises target your trunk or core muscles, upper and lower body giving you a very good functional workout. TRX is a popular band and this video shows a variety of exercises with the strap using your body weight as ...


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Dumbbell Rows and Deadlifts have helped me while shoveling. Also a strong core is going to be huge in the overall movement. Try Cable Choppers for core development, single arm rows, or conventional deadlifts. You could also push a sled with 45 lb plates on it. I forget what they are called, but that should give you that positional form similar to ...


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If I were at the gym twice a week and working out at home one or more times a week, I'd focus my gym time on big strength exercises and my home workouts on mobility and bodyweight moves. For instance, one template might be: Gym: squat, pull-ups Home workout: Yoga (following a video if you have never been to class), burpees Gym: deadlift, overhead press ...


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The carryover from one activity to another is generally better the more similar the activities are. In sports, this is know as the Specificity Principle which states: exercising a (...) particular skill primarily develops that (...) skill. So to get better at one thing, you should preferably do that exact thing. That doesn't mean that you won't ...



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