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Quite frankly, your best bet is to consult a physical therapist so as to avoid injury. Outside of that, one physical therapy site recommends the following: Avoid overstretching Avoid positions or activities involving extreme ranges of motion in the hips Strengthen muscles surrounding the hips, pelvis, spine, and knees (best to be advised by a physical ...


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Don't choose my answer. Wait for more knowledgeable people. I just want to give some suggestions. First, building muscle is very difficult. You shouldn't fear becoming bulky, it will not happen unless you do a very specific training and nutrition during a long time. Just exercise and forget about that fear (your muscles may become denser and harder in the ...


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When you do a pull up, it is important to tighten your abs and glutes while keeping any swinging motion to a minimum. Perform pull ups slowly and methodically. You don't want to jerk around as this can cause discomfort and unnecessary strain on other parts of the body. Focus on your technique and repeat a low number of pull ups at a time. Don't strive ...


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To gain weight you need to eat more than you usually do (caloric surplus). Hence, first off, you need to calculate your TDEE. Add your TDEE + 500 calories and you will be in a caloric surplus. For your protein intake, 1g per pound of bodyweight should suffice, as for your fat intake, 0.5g ~ 0.6g per pound of bodyweight and fill up the rest with carbs, ...


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As far as I can tell, the word for the sound is Crepitus, although this not only describes "popping", but also "grating" and "crackling". While not necessarily pathological itself, many conditions actually do lead to that kind of sound. If it's especially the "popping" that interests you, the wiki on cracking joints seems to adress this. Different processes ...


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Firstly, bad sitting will lead to bad posture, which will also be evidenced by a weak core. Secondly, no exercises will let you sit properly; all they can do is to strengthen your core and give you good reasons to sit properly. You have to make a conscious effort to sit properly. After practising it for a while, it might become second nature to you; ...


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Before you sit down in your chair, go through the following process (it will take a little bit of thinking the first few dozen times, but like most things, it will become second nature with repetition): Stand shoulder width apart, and tighten your glutes; this will properly align your pelvis and hips. Inhale with your diaphragm; extend your belly as you ...



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