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revised effect of masturbation on gym workout to gain muscle
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comment effect of masturbation on gym workout to gain muscle
@masonk: thanks for bringing it up. I'll edit the original post to draw attention to the possible inadequacy of these links; readers can then judge for themselves if they have access to the papers. Sadly, I don't have the time to go read these links carefully in the near future.
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revised What is proper form for kneeling cable crunches?
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answered What is proper form for kneeling cable crunches?
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revised What stretches can I do to kick higher in martial arts?
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answered What stretches can I do to kick higher in martial arts?
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comment Why are kettlebells so expensive?
In my opinion it's the "trendy factor" that jontyc mentioned. But I agree 100% with informaficker: this question is very speculative and the subject hasn't been studied rigorously.
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comment What exercises would make up the minimum, complete, general fitness workout?
I just understood why my answer is such a poor fit to the question: the title only mentions strength, but the OP now mentions strength, conditioning and mobility. Perhaps you should change the title accordingly?
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comment What exercises would make up the minimum, complete, general fitness workout?
@VPeric yes, those are the ones I was talking about. The 3rd edition of SS is the same as PP, and they mention that other one taught by Rip at the gym too.
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comment What exercises would make up the minimum, complete, general fitness workout?
@Dave, according to startingstrength.wikia.com there is a 3rd edition of SS which I didn't know about. The 2nd edition has no pull-ups, but the 3rd appears to have them.
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comment How many sets and reps should I do as a beginner?
That's an interesting point. I don't have time to read the ACSM paper thoroughly, and I've read it properly something like 2 years ago. I'll have another look at it.
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comment How many sets and reps should I do as a beginner?
The novice effect exists, no doubt -- but the question is (or at least that's how I interpreted it), what's the best range for a beginner. And there is very strong evidence that it's 8-12; other ranges yield gains as well, though not as much as 8-12.
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comment What is the best set of dumbbell exercises for a complete upper arm workout?
I would add that there is a great arm-building exercise which requires neither barbells nor dumbbells: the chin-up. You can add weight on a belt if you need, but even bodyweight-only will build some pretty decent biceps.
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answered How many sets and reps should I do as a beginner?