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Jan
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revised Is it right that working out before 18-20 may stop growth
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Dec
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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
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awarded  Enlightened
Dec
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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?"
Dec
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revised Going to gym every day when I have very low physical activity
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answered Going to gym every day when I have very low physical activity
Dec
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revised Why does my max heart rate not go above 140 bpm?
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Dec
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answered Why does my max heart rate not go above 140 bpm?
Dec
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comment Cardio at training days or not?
What are your goals?
Nov
20
comment Why does Dmitry Klokov stagger his feet?
@NunaBizz I'm interested in hearing this. If you have a moment, can you give a timestamp where he explains this in the video?
Nov
20
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Oct
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comment How to breathe in lifts requiring tight core (squats, deadlifts)
Use of the valsalva maneuver is not recommended by the medical community for a number of reasons (no association to increased force production, increased risk of cerebral hemorrhage, increased blood pressure, negative effects on cardiovasular system -- sources, respectively: 1, 2, 3, 4). This study found forced breathing is a much better recommendation: ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19050647.
Oct
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awarded  Nice Question
Sep
27
accepted Music “slows down” during heavy lift?
Sep
9
comment What type of push ups benefit muscle up?
You could try "corner dips" too: i.ytimg.com/vi/y4mCllu5Qps/hqdefault.jpg
Sep
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comment How do I know if I'm fit for triathlon?
There is an enormous difference between running 2.5 miles and 30 miles.
Aug
11
comment Lack of confidence starting new routines at gym
Good answer Alexandre. I think you've made some good points, especially with the bb.com/exercises link: great resource. I'd agree with Aizul and you that progression definitely is key. Bench and squat though, I think are movements it would do every beginner a lot of benefit to learn first, so long as they take the time to learn about them thoroughly. Hope to see more of your answers soon!
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revised Lack of confidence starting new routines at gym
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