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No, you have to lift actual weights, not just calisthenics.


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Taken to the extreme a Gorilla or Orangutan will have a significantly stronger grip than any human, purely due to their genetics. Variance within the human population has also been shown to have a significant genetic element, go have a quick Google and you'll find numerous studies that will identify quantifiable genetic differences in: lean to fat mass ...


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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.


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To answer that question requires some basic understanding on how muscles grow. Strengtheory has a good article that provides the basics. The short answer is that it depends. Whether 5x5 will build strength and muscle for you depends on: Your genetics Your training maturity Whether the weight is heavy enough to cause fatigue How well you manage your ...


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There are a few 5x5 formulas out there, the first that I'm aware of being Bill Starr's. The "madcow 5x5" variant was initially set up as modded version for body builders, with the power clean being replaced by barbell rows. Fundamentally, between those two and all the others you still end up with a basic formula of Monday:Volume / Wednesday:Light / ...


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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.,


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There's a very common misconception here. Many people think that certain types of exercise will give you one body shape or the other. The reasoning is (more or less explicitly), that since power lifters are bulky, working out like a power lifter will make you bulky, and since dancers are fit and lean, "working out" like a dancer will make you fit and lean. ...


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As others have said, this looks like a reasonable routine. But... I would say that it looks like you're halfway to doing circuit-training. Have you thought of going to a class for a few weeks? It will be hard at first, but it'll certainly help with the motivation as just doing this sort of thing at home on your own can be a grind. Besides, going to some ...


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If you want to lose belly fat, then I recommend doing some more cardio (some form of running). However, in order to get lean, this workout seems just fine if you stay committed. If you are looking to add more muscle mass, try adding some more free weights in there. Good luck!


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Performing a proper two-hand kettlebell swing is a whole-body workout as opposed to isolating single muscles. However, the main muscles that go into swinging a bell are glutes, hamstrings, lower back + abs (core). What you should aim for in a swing is to send your hips back (similar to deadlift form) with the bell, and then drive your hips forward to get ...


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If you want overall body development, doing merely push ups won't do much, you need to add in pull ups for back, squats for lower body, too. Check out this, all of these can be done at home easily and become harder as your body adapts to the former stimulus type. You need to keep progressing somewhat to bulk properly, if you want most of your gains to be ...


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You progress to harder types of push-ups. The general formula is to start with 3 sets of 5 reps, then gradually add until you can complete 3 sets of 8 reps, and then progress to the next type. Push-ups: the standard type with elbows out Marine push-ups: these push-ups are with elbows in, close to your body Diamond push-ups: make a triangle/diamond with ...


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Alright you're talking about 50 now 30 pushups. Get to the point where you can rep out 200+ pushups with correct form and then you'll start seeing results. Consider for United States Marine Corps basic is 100 push-ups. Basic. Simply put 30 push-ups is nothing and 50 is just a beginner go. Now, how do you actually improve them? Well with more pushups. Lots ...



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