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Sep
25
comment Bench press grip, thumb placement
If you are never competing, it might not be worth it. However the safest approach to benching is to use mechanical safeties and not rely on a human spotter. That doesn't change whether you use full grip or false grip.
Sep
25
answered Equipment for deadlifts with arm injury
Sep
22
answered Bench press grip, thumb placement
Sep
21
answered Calorie intake vs. Number of meals a day
Sep
21
comment 5000 Calories to build muscle? Or to bulk?
That's good to hear. You're starting with the right mindset, which is a rarity.
Sep
18
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Sep
18
answered 5000 Calories to build muscle? Or to bulk?
Sep
18
revised How to hit prescribed reps in last sets?
summarize everything into a nice neat package.
Sep
18
answered How to hit prescribed reps in last sets?
Sep
18
comment How to do standing military press without damaging back?
Perhaps your upper-mid back is just weak? Perhaps a note about how much you are using, whether you are using non-standard equipment, how you train military press in general. Video is beneficial, but it's not a first class citizen on this site (sigh). What's your training maturity? How long have you been training military press and what's the weight on the bar?
Sep
18
revised Is It Rational To Weigh Yourself While Exercising?
grammar, clarification of two links
Sep
17
answered Is It Rational To Weigh Yourself While Exercising?
Sep
17
comment My body is breaking easier than others my age?
There's a very strong chance that the residual injuries are psychosomatic. They hurt because you believe they will hurt--and I say that mainly because your doctor said they were healed. Sometimes you just have to train yourself that it's OK to use the limb.
Sep
17
comment How should i train for strength with very minimal size increase
I would upvote this multiple times if I could. You hit every point I would. You can't really have powerlifter strength without powerlifter size, and the advice on training is also spot on.
Sep
17
comment Workout routine on caloric deficit
Very sound advice. Having trained for a few months on a moderate caloric deficit (~1 lb/week) I didn't have to change much at all. I worked with a coach, so he was able to balance everything for me but I was able to continue to get stronger and put more weight on the bar as I lost pounds and inches.
Sep
9
comment 5x5 Workout Plan becomes ineffective?
@DaveLiepmann, I run a lifting forum so my limited sample set is based off my members. Based on the OP's mass and squat numbers, he's pretty much toward the end of the effectiveness of SL5x5. He might be able to squeeze out a few more pounds (particularly if he drops to 3x5), but there comes a time where you have to balance personal drive and personal sanity. I know of one person who took the SL5x5 program all the way to a 600+ lb squat, and his chief regret is pushing the program so long. Granted, he's a genetic outlier, but I find weekly progression seems to work longer.
Sep
8
comment What type of push ups benefit muscle up?
If you can get your body above the bar where you do pull ups (without doing a muscle up), you can do dips there. Start at the top position and work on increasing your range of motion over time.
Sep
8
comment Shortage of breath - is this a sign of overtraining
I had similar symptoms last year and talked to my cardiologist immediately. Found out I had a birth defect, and pushing my heart rate over a certain threshold would cause the same symptoms to return. When doing cardio work, I now have to use a heart rate monitor and back off if I get too close to the threshold. Otherwise I'm perfectly healthy. However, only my cardiologist could tell me what was going on.
Sep
8
answered 5x5 Workout Plan becomes ineffective?
Sep
8
comment Is FitBit useful for weight lifting?
Agreed. At the time of the answer, the product release was still pending.