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First of all, you seem to disregard your back and legs. If anything is going to set you up for failure, this is it. I know that you want a big barrel chest, proportioned arms, and even a six-pack. But how do you intend to be strong if your back and legs are weak? To answer your question, though: No. The only thing that can potentially stunt your height ...


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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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70 days of inactivity will have a muscle atrophy effect. There are measures to limit the extent to which muscle wanes, but still, without use, they will deteriorate. I don't know what NASA is planning to do to counter these effects, but researchers have found that neuromuscular electrical stimulation can keep muscle protein synthesis active in comatose ...


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I think you've already hit the pros of this, as is expected. The cons are going to revolve more around the restitution phase your muscles are going to need if you plan on making any gains at all from this. You have to keep in mind that it's during rest that your muscles get bigger and stronger. So long as you allow for adequate rest, and adequate ...


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There might be a way to reduce the size of your legs, but I don't know what it is. Instead, I'd recommend A) not worrying about it and B) making your upper body enormously muscular and awesome, to reduce disproportion. For instance, maybe only do squats and deadlifts every other workout, while continuing to do upper-body work? So, every workout involves ...


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I do not intend to offend you but are you sure it is muscle or fat? It's probably more fat than muscle you may have genetics favoring to store more fat on legs than on belly. If it is fat well you can not target fat loss on a specific area(if it was possible then life would be so easy right?) but you can achieve a smaller legs by doing diet and reducing ...


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The body has feedback mechanisms to regulate the weight by adjusting the metabolic rate, but they only kick in when you are exercising hard almost every day. You just need to become fit enough to be able to run at least 10 km every day at a pace of at least 12 km/h. Once you are fit enough to do this level of cardio exercise, you'll find that eating even ...


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First off, rid yourself of the "I could eat anything in any amount" mindset. You couldn't, and here's why; In order to gain weight, it's a simple case of eating more calories than you spend. A lot of people say "oh, I can eat 4 helpings of taco, and I won't gain any weight". Well, for the trained eye, this resolves into "he ate a lot there and then, but ...


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There are numerous tests in existence, have a read of: 101 Evaluation Tests, as to an App / Website again there are numerous, even the likes of Polar Beat, Endomondo, BioMetrIcs.... all offer a few of the more common tests. Just don't ask as to which test is best?


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Your routine seems fine to me, its a matter of personal preference though. The key is to keep it short. Have lesser rest period (30-45 secs max). And consistently increase weight. It certainly helps doing compound routines rather than working on individual muscle groups. But there are some routines which mostly do not involve other muscle groups (biceps for ...


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There is no single scale on which we all can measure and compare our fitness levels. For starters, there are a thousand different ways of being in shape. You can be a great sprinter or marathon runner, swimmer, boxer, kickboxer, rock climber, tree climber, mountain climber, indoor climber, weightlifter, powerlifter, olympic lifter, and the list goes on and ...



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