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Following programs could possibly be a good idea because it keeps you consistent and on schedule, but I personally don't do any of this. I would suggest you deadlift and squat as many times as possible given that you rest appropriately. Typically, give 24-48 hours of rest in between each workout. An example plan (again, set appropriately according to your ...


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I have not tried out 5x5 training myself but it consists of two full body-workouts: Workout A: Squat, Bench Press, Barbell Row Workout B: Squat, Overhead Press, Deadlift, You train three times a week, alternating workout A and B, and resting at least one day between two workouts. You never train two days in a row because your body needs days ...


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I would recomend the SS program ( Starting Strength) as a beginner. http://startingstrength.wikia.com/wiki/The_Starting_Strength_Novice/Beginner_Programs In this program you will do squats 2 x a week. and deadlifts 1 x a week. Do this untill your lifts begin to stall (around 6 months), then swtich to an intermediate workout program.


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I wouldn't go with duct tape, as that would most likely hurt when you remove it. ;) Kinesio tape is generally used to help support injured areas. I think it would be better to go this route: http://myfiveminuteyoga.com/303/take-your-shoulders-back-with-a-long-strap/ Reasons: It's not duct tape, so no skin tearing and no adhesive It's reusable It's ...


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Balance I think the key to good posture is balance. The balance between muscle length or flexibility, strength and joint alignment all contribute to a rather effortless posture. Any imbalance requires additional energy to compensate for a joint or muscle's restriction as part of the body works against the pull of gravity. Weight Bearing Well aligned ...


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I find that posture comes from strength in the right areas. A strong back tends to pull your shoulders back, which pushes your chest up. Your abdominal muscles create a solid wall up front, which keeps you upright. A strong lower back also helps to rock your chest up and keep you upright. A lot of poor posture is caused by anterior pelvic tilt, typically ...


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There is something called as horizontal shrugs; which can be seen in this link; https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N3cupvX9mv4 This can also be conducted while lying on a bench too. It is a great exercise, and you don't need much weight to do it. Instead, try to go for high reps, such as 10-20; and hold that weight for a little moment at the top (like 1 full ...



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