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I lift, train combat sports, and am interested in any physical or outdoor culture.


Jun
5
comment Alternatives to Vibram Five Fingers
-1 this answer really needs to be more than just two links.
Jun
5
awarded  Nice Answer
Jun
5
answered How to build muscle strength without exercise?
Jun
1
comment Time window for fitness tracking - four weeks or longer?
@FredrikD The point of long-term tracking is in no way limited to supercompensation from individual workouts. There are plenty of scenarios in which one might need much more than 30 days to track the utility of a new training regimen.
May
29
revised Do handstand push ups and pike push ups work the posterior deltoid
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May
28
comment Do handstand push ups and pike push ups work the posterior deltoid
@JohnP I don't dispute the fact of muscle imbalance, but I was trying to elicit whether this was a bodybuilding issue or an imbalance issue. The former requires exercises specific to that muscle, the latter can often be prevented by more general pulling exercises. I admit it was a bit of a knee-jerk attempt to move away from a muscle-specific frame for exercise.
May
28
comment Do handstand push ups and pike push ups work the posterior deltoid
Why are you concerned about your posterior deltoid?
May
28
reviewed Close What is a good general fitness routine?
May
28
reviewed No Action Needed Is this routine and diet good and should I continue doing it?
May
28
reviewed Reviewed Using knee braces during bootcamp
May
28
comment Using knee braces during bootcamp
Is there a medical professional advising you to wear some sort of supportive device? The advice is not to go use a brace if you're healthy.
May
28
comment Would this routine work?
If you can't handle a few warm-up sets then you need to work on your work capacity. Three sets of 5 at submaximal weights shouldn't really give you trouble. Those sets are A) good practice and B) a way to accumulate volume. I don't know if you should drop your work weights in order to fit your warm-ups, but if you have to, then you have to.
May
28
comment Would this routine work?
1x5 on the DL is usually fine until you're near 2xBW. But...wait a second, only one warm-up set? You warm up your 150kg squats with only one set? Usually people spend several sets warming up, like: 1x5 of 20kg, 60kg, 100kg, 120kg, then 150kg 5x5. You should get a form check on every lift, too, while you're at it.
May
28
comment Would this routine work?
I recommend chalk for deadlifts if you haven't tried that yet. Makes an immense difference.
May
28
comment Would this routine work?
Your proposed routine is similar in some ways to 5/3/1, maybe reading up on that could help.
May
28
comment Would this routine work?
Your deadlift jumps out at me as quite low compared to your other lifts, which are solid. Is there a particular reason for that? What's caused you to stop making progress? Do you mean progress in lift numbers, your own mass, or hypertrophy?
May
27
answered How reliable are compact squat racks and foldable benches
May
27
comment How reliable are compact squat racks and foldable benches
I don't think the "where can I find this equipment" is allowed, since StackExchange classifies that part of your question as a shopping recommendation, but the rest of your question is solid.
May
25
comment What are the rules to be followed while doing push ups at home
I agree that push-up variations are possible, necessary in the long term, and perpetually awesome. Since the question is from someone who is likely a fitness noob, I focused on the basics. Both of your comments on variations would make good answers if fleshed out.
May
25
comment Weight training without putting on fat
@jontyc I don't know if you mean it as tongue-in-cheek, but it's 'Rippetoe'. 'Rippletoe' (derived from 'Rippletoad') is generally used as a dig aimed at his figure.