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


Oct
30
comment What are the ball bearings in dumbbells and barbells for?
@Informaficker When doing exercises that rotate the bar (cleans, snatches), you most certainly don't want to be working your grip at the same time. If you're going to buy equipment, a bar is the place to spend good money.
Oct
30
comment Why are my traps not growing?
@DForck42 If he can do 400lb squats and 200lb pistols I'd say that concerns about him not getting anywhere are misguided.
Oct
30
comment Why are my traps not growing?
How many complete rest days, without working other muscle groups?
Oct
30
comment Why are my traps not growing?
Could you detail your diet? Are you recovering well--plenty of sleep, a couple rest days every week?
Oct
30
comment Widen chest area (side)
@Richard80 If you're new to squats/deadlifts/presses, I'd focus on a general strength program like I describe here. You don't necessarily have to eat big, but a basic barbell program would be called for. If you're familiar with barbell work I can't say I'm knowledgable enough to give further advice.
Oct
30
answered Does running reduce the muscle gained by gym workouts?
Oct
29
answered Widen chest area (side)
Oct
29
reviewed Approve suggested edit on Are there health risks associated with protein shakes?
Oct
29
revised Widen chest area (side)
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Oct
29
comment Deadlifts and squats with hyperlordosis?
Deadlifts and squats helped my posture, but I'm not sure if it'll help yours. Good question.
Oct
29
comment How can I change my diet and exercise routine to look like Daniel Craig?
Thanks--this question has some great detail.
Oct
29
comment How can I change my diet and exercise routine to look like Daniel Craig?
Could you go into some detail on the resistance training? Exercises, weights, sets, reps?
Oct
29
revised Should I be doing dips or push ups?
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Oct
29
revised What is a good progression to using a dip/pull up belt
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Oct
29
answered What is a good progression to using a dip/pull up belt
Oct
28
comment Exercise for Upper chest
How big are you?
Oct
28
answered Should I be doing dips or push ups?
Oct
28
comment Should I be doing dips or push ups?
Same muscles, dramatically different resistance. Real dips are just plain more.
Oct
28
comment Should I be doing dips or push ups?
The 150 dips definition of dips is different than the definition of dips that the majority of people I know use. "Dips" means parallel bars and 100% of your weight, not a bench behind you with half your weight.
Oct
27
revised Goodmornings: what rep scheme should I use
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