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answered Push Ups vs Machines
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comment Calculate how many pounds to lose from BMI
I would urge you to consider a different metric for health, BMI was never intended to be used for individuals, it was to be used for large groups of people to assess their collective health. In groups of people, BMI increases are more likely to be fat than muscle tissue. 27,3 could be a healthy BMI if you are muscular, it could also be quite unhealthy if you're not. Arnold Schwarznegger had a BMI around 32 (obese) when he was competing in mr Olympia. What you should really assess is the amount of fat (especially abdominal fat) on your body. Abdominal fat is the only really unhealthy weight.
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answered I bench and squat way more than what I deadlift?
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comment How much weight lifting will require me to eat protein supplements?
JohnP, what do you mean by excess protein? What would be "enough" protein? The studies I've read show that hypertrophy and strength gain increase along with higher protein intake, even beyond 2g/kg of bodyweight, although the increase from 1-2grams is much greater than the one from 2-3. 3 grams of protein per kg of body weight is so much (~50% of a typical bmr) that I would consider it a universal rule that more protein -> larger hypertrophy.
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comment How much weight lifting will require me to eat protein supplements?
I made some corrections. What I was trying to explain was 1. That when you reach a certain amount of muscularity, it gets harder and harder to add more muscle without a calorie surplus until it usually becomes impossible. This is why body builders will cut and bulk. For some, the critical level of muscularity comes early, for some late, this depends on your genetics. 2. No matter your muscularity level, calorie intake and amount of exercise, a high intake of protein will result in a higher amount of muscle and lower amount of fat than a low amount of protein would have.
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answered How much harder is it to burn calories in hot weather?
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answered What is the physiological mechanism of 'gaining stamina' for a particular exercise
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answered How much weight lifting will require me to eat protein supplements?
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comment It is possible to achieve low body fat % without cardio?
joao, probably because they feel that adding cardio feels better, cardio surpresses appetite and increases your daily calorie budget, but the question was wether it is possible to achieve low body fat without it, and it certainly is, everyone is different. Kneel-Before-ZOD, if I understand you correctly, you're pointing out that there are many other benefits to cardio, and there certainly are! But they are not relevant to the question.
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comment Glucose in takes
FYI, added sugars is not the same as glucose.
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answered It is possible to achieve low body fat % without cardio?
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comment How do I get perfect chest shape for men?
Well, some people are born with especially weird chests, like those who have gynecomastia, but everyone isn't perfectly symmetrical with genetic traits that will let them grow in the right proportions, also, some people are almost non-responders to weight lifting.
Aug
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answered How do I get perfect chest shape for men?
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answered Workout buddy deadlifts 1200?
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comment Does having abnormally low IGF-1 levels affect my ability to gain muscle mass?
This is strictly speaking off-topic, but there are potentially interesting positive side-effects of low IGF-1 levels. There is a syndrome called Laron syndrom which means you have very low IGF-1 levels, people with this syndrom are generally very short, but they also seem to be resistant to cancer and diabetes type 2.
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comment My legs are more sore than they've ever been?
Ah, yeah then it makes sense that you are sore. However, I have to confess that I much more often complain about walking in stairs than opening doors, no matter how often I do legs :) They do seem to be more prone to feel sore.
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comment What are health benefits of eating vegetable salad with some portion of chicken daily?
No, by a real serving I meant what one typically actually eats when one has pizza where I'm from, which is a whole one, thin crust.
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comment How to do standing military press without damaging back?
No, the torso is upright, in fact, for me, that's the ONLY way of keeping it upright, because if you stand parallell, you have to lean backwards slightly when the weight is in front of you.
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answered My legs are more sore than they've ever been?