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Apr
10
comment Am I misunderstanding the recommended daily protein intake? I find it impossibly high
@BerinLoritsch Thanks Berin!
Apr
10
revised Am I misunderstanding the recommended daily protein intake? I find it impossibly high
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Apr
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revised Am I misunderstanding the recommended daily protein intake? I find it impossibly high
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Apr
10
answered Am I misunderstanding the recommended daily protein intake? I find it impossibly high
Apr
3
comment How long does it take to heal shin splint?
When I first started running, I would get the same symptoms. I was in good cardio shape, but my legs weren't used to the impact. I was also using poor running form. I tried a few times to start running again after thinking I had healed, but the symptoms returned. Here's what you should do: study proper running form so as to reduce the amount of impact on your bones, allow yourself time to heal (maybe 2-3 weeks before you try ANY running), then start very, very gradually to get up to your 6-7km runs. Maybe run 1-2km twice the first week, 2-3km twice the second week, etc.
Apr
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revised how to correct forward neck posture?
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Apr
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revised how to correct forward neck posture?
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Apr
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answered how to correct forward neck posture?
Mar
22
answered How to breathe in lifts requiring tight core (squats, deadlifts)
Mar
22
comment How to breathe in lifts requiring tight core (squats, deadlifts)
I think your question is excellent. I would vote it up twice if I could. Very detailed, very well-written, and very thought-out. This is an exemplary question.
Mar
11
answered HIIT in the living room
Mar
2
revised What is courtesy in a gym?
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Mar
2
comment Is supplementing with Glutamine beneficial to exercise performance?
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Mar
2
comment What type of exercise will cause growth retardation on my body.?
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Mar
2
comment Lower back pain during heavy squats
@VictorySaber, you might want to check out these two videos for squat form reference: [1], [2]. If you have a hard time with these positions, work on mobility.
Feb
28
comment Lower back pain during heavy squats
Well, smith squatting opens a lot of doors for dysfunction and is generally considered a "bad" movement. Your pain is most likely due to using this exercise rather than free weights. Visit this link for more information
Feb
28
comment Would deloading for a month in order to help fix my lifting form ultimately detrain me?
I wouldn't be fasting if I were you. I'd be trying to eat as much as possible. With your lifts I'd guess you weight about 140 lbs. Do SS or 5/3/1 for a year solid and eat at a surplus. If you're at 140lbs, 16% BF, that's ~22lbs of fat. If you put on 15 lbs of muscle and kept the same amount of bodyfat, you'd at 13% BF. IMO get your squat to 225 and your deadlift to 285+ and don't step on a scale or calculate your bodyfat until you do. Worry about the fat later, it comes off much more easily than muscle.
Feb
28
comment Lower back pain during heavy squats
My guess is that you aren't using good form. You probably aren't keeping your knees out the entire time, which causes the pelvis to tip down in the back (aka butt wink). That has a tendency to put a lot of the load on the low back. Just to give us an idea of your experience, what is your 1RM back squat? What form are you using? (e.g., high bar, low bar, below parallel, above parallel, etc)
Feb
26
revised Dumbell Front Squat - preparation - how to get the dumbells up with good form
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Feb
26
comment Dumbell Front Squat - preparation - how to get the dumbells up with good form
You want to get the dumbbells to your shoulders without cleaning them?