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Apr
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awarded  Popular Question
Mar
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comment Bulk or cut? (pics)
You don't need to cut. Your muscle mass is too low to be worrying about bulking or cutting. Squat more frequently, get the big lifts in, eat clean and often (and lots) and you'll get big.
Mar
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Mar
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comment Is it wrong to workout more than once a day?
@andrewb I think you just reworded and reaffirmed the quote you disagreed with. Glassman's point is exactly what you said: risk of overtraining is more of a concern with those in elite competitive spheres, not Joe Gym Rat.
Feb
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Feb
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Feb
29
comment Is it wrong to workout more than once a day?
Necessary in what context? Also, could you elaborate on the recovery process? Why would it have to "start over again"?
Feb
29
answered Is it wrong to workout more than once a day?
Feb
26
comment If weight gain is based on calories, why doesn't everyone just eat junk food but less than they burn?
Not to pick nits, because I agree it's not wise to have a junk-food rich diet, but I don't think we can say with certainty heart disease and diabetes will develop if one eats within maintenance levels. The main problem is refined foods lack fiber, which reduces satiation, which leads to eating in excess (causing heart disease and diabetes, eventually).
Feb
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Feb
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Feb
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revised Is it possible to recruit all the motor units available?
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answered Is it possible to recruit all the motor units available?
Jan
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Jan
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Dec
25
comment Stronglifts 5x5 or Pure Chest workout?
@mitro You know I used to think the same, but presently I don't think there's any harm in starting light with a volume routine. I'm thinking more and more that training the muscle every other day with lots of reps is a great way to make some serious progress for beginners, especially when they've got one exercise in mind they'd like to be good at. You're a martial arts guy -- what's more beneficial for a beginner: training once a week or training a few times a week? I think it'd be a while before the rigors of "actual" bulgarian training would present themselves.
Dec
25
comment Stronglifts 5x5 or Pure Chest workout?
I made ridiculous size and strength gains on my chest with Smolov Jr. It's really a crazy routine though, not for novices. Personally I choose bulgarian style whenever I want to put on lots of size and strength in as short amount of time as possible, but that's just me. I think the routine you linked seems kind of gimmicky, especially since it's loaded with bogus supplement ads.
Dec
19
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Dec
10
comment Going to gym every day when I have very low physical activity
@AlexL I think that's fair to bring to bring up, but perhaps out of scope. If you root around on pubmed a little, you'll find that little is known about central fatigue in relationship to exercise. I would say that could be classified under concerns about overtraining, which I think this quote does well in addressing: "Why is it that those most inclined to worry and ask about 'overtraining' are about as likely to set a new record in the Olympic Decathlon as they are to ever overtrain?"