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Nov
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comment (How) Can I use pulse as a fitness measure?
You can take a look at this table for good resting heart rate.
Nov
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comment I can't hold a plank for long - how do I get more effect out of a session?
@mart That's why we're here - to spread the knowledge! Good luck and work hard!
Nov
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answered How does the handstand compare to the plank for abdominal training?
Nov
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answered I can't hold a plank for long - how do I get more effect out of a session?
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Aug
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comment Is it normal to crave for lemons after running
I think its off-topic for this site, but lemons are delicious! When I remember to buy them, I can eat 1-2 a day.
Aug
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comment How to strengthen *very gently* your grip in order to safely perform chin-ups? Are wrist wraps good?
There's a bunch of good wrist mobility exercises described in this pdf, try doing them once a day or even more often (the PDF also has bodyline exericses which you could try, but then moves on to gymnastic skill work which you might not be interested in). There's also a related question here on the site. BTW, my father is approaching 60 and he can manage about 7 chins, having started from zero 2 years ago - just stck to it!
Jul
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comment Why is “Starting Strength” the most highly regarded workout regime on the Internet?
To switch it up a bit: what program would you recommend in lieu of Starting Strength?
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reviewed Close I need help on losing fats on my hideous tummy. Help
Jul
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comment How many Burpees do I have to do per day to lose a lot of fat fast?
It might also be a good idea to track progress, so something like: 6/6/6/6/5/5/3/4 = 41. Helps with the motivation to see that you've actually improved in time (since the effort should always be perceived as maximal).
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comment Why Rippetoe's Texas or Mehdi's StrongLifts instead of Reg Park original workouts?
Isn't one of the SS variants with alternating pull-ups/chin-ups? Maybe from Practical Programming or such?
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May
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comment Progressive overload vs. greasing the groove
@Dan I also used to be against weighted exercises, but equally distributing the weight still keeps it a bodyweight-style exercise. I'm not saying you should jump into +50kg pull-ups, but adding bits and pieces to get to +10 is probably a good investment.
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comment Progressive overload vs. greasing the groove
@DaveLiepmann When I was training for it, I added weight when I was around 10-10-8 and with my highest added weight of 6kg (on bodyweight of ~75; I didn't have a good way of adding more) I got up to 14-12-12. So maybe not optimal, but it certainly helped me. When would you start adding weight? At 15 maybe?