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Keep up in shape and muscle mass

I'm 26 and |I used to workout a lot(every day). Now, I have school and need to spend a lot of times in front of a computer. Is there a way for me to keep up my shape and muscle mass(Like super sets ...
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Suitable way for exercising upper body

I'm currently using 30 day fitness challenge app, Full-body workout medium plan 2, it's great and working fine but I feel that it's only exercising my lower body. I want to exercise my upper body (arm ...
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Recovering from/rehabbing lower abdominal strain for a daily runner

I am a frequent runner (for the last 15 years - averaging about 3.5 miles/day). Recently I injured myself or at least aggravated my lower abdominal muscles and I haven't had much success rehab-ing ...
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How long will it take to get used to current level of exercise?

Right now I am not exercising. As in 0 formal exercise. I believe in integrating physical activity that I like in my daily life, as opposed to formal exercising in the gym. Except I have two puppies ...
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Do I lack mental toughness?

I have been working out on and off since I was a teen. However, I never have been compliant with routines for over a year at a time. It seems to be a psychological thing. Because a hardship in my life ...
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For how long should i rest before switching to another leg when doing one-leg squads?

Can i rest for as long as i want to e.g 30 minutes, 1 hour, 2 hours? My logic is that 2 different legs are still 2 different areas on my body and 2 different muscle groups are hit when doing exercises ...
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Should I Work Out Under Stress? [on hold]

When I am in stress I work out consistently for long time. It is become my routine. Should I Work Out Under Stress?
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How is the following yogasana routine for starting unfit after 2 years of no practice?

I got a routine of yoga and wanted to get confirmed about it. I am quite unfit and overweight now and out of practice for about two years. I want to know if something is missed or unnecessary here in ...
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Effective way to increase number of push up reps per set?

If I do push ups using four sets like this: 40, 30, 20, 10 (100 in total), with 3 min intervals between sets... Which of the following (A or B) would be more effective to do the next workout day (...
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Should I adjust the intensity (weight) between sets of weighted pull ups?

I'm training weighted pull-ups to increase my 1 RM. My understanding is that I should do 5 reps or less. My question is should I adjust the weight each set to keep hitting 5 reps? Or should I just ...
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How Much Rest Between Workouts?

How Much Rest Between Workouts is good for physical fitness? How long should people rest in between workouts? And constantly workout without rest can be harmful?
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Why do my knees hurt when doing pistol squats? [on hold]

Whenever I do pistol squats, my knees hurt. I keep my feet facing slightly outward, with my knees aligned with my feet. My back is arched, rather than hollow. I attempt to push with my heels or with ...
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How important is it to eat after evening workout?

I'm starting a new job, and trying to craft my schedule, knowing that I have a few restrictions that I need to take into consideration. The most important restriction is that I cannot eat within 3-4 ...
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what is the best routine for someone that work and studying a lot

Hello everyone I am new here so I am developer(I make software for my client). Yesterday, my doctor said me that I need do work out everyday and eat well. I am not expert in this area and I need help/...
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What is the best way to reduce belly fat and flatten your stomach? [duplicate]

What is the best way to reduce belly fat and flatten your stomach?
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Recovering from injury [on hold]

Last years winter I decided to run 5 miles per day for a month . I was going good for 2 weeks when i started feeling pain in my ankle which i took lightly . Over the next few days it grew and became ...
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Barbell Curl Form

I've recently began lifting weights again. When doing curls, whether it's barbell or dumbbell, my right elbow sometimes likes to try and pull away and point out to my side, once fatigue starts to set ...
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A total balanced body workout in a 3 day split?

I'm setting up a routine but I have some help needed figuring out whether my routine covers all the muscles to avoid imbalances since this is the first time I do such a thing on my own. My goals are: ...
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Form/posture/technique for ruck running

I am about to start with ruck running (running with a loaded backpack). All I know about it is to build up the weight very gradually. However, I would like to understand the proper form/posture ...
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Foam roller and massage ball

I want to buy a foam roller and massage ball for self massage and myofascial release. What are things/features to look out for when buying these? Also, is it worth to invest in a known brand or do the ...
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Is it safe to wortkout above my MHR [closed]

I am 52 and regularly hit a HR of 200 - 210 while rowing for 20 mins (4k) is this safe?
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Retraction of the Scapula in Lat-Pulldowns

In a Lat-Pulldown, is one supposed to retract their scapula before the movement begins and keep it that way the whole exercise or to protract at the top of the movement, retract again and then do the ...
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Activate Lats evenly

Yesterday I noticed that the lat on my left side looks smaller than on my right side. So I thought maybe I'm lifting uneven when doing Lat Pulldowns. In training today I really focussed on activating ...
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Problem related to shoulder's pain [closed]

I am a university student and I go to university on walking distance I wear bag on both shoulders. Because of wearing heavy bag I feel pain in my shoulders. Because of this pain I cannot move my ...
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Quick Dry sweaty gym clothes

So the situation is, I'll have to quickly leave after workout directly to my office. Of course, I can shower and change so that's not the issue. My question is about how do I carry my sweaty gym ...
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Sugar free syrup vs normal syrup [closed]

I been wondering what is the difference between sugar and sugar free syrups. They both have same taste but colour is different. In my case I am talking about Monin Caramel syrup mainly used for coffee....
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Is chest strap connected to phone with GPS accurate? [closed]

Seeing numbers help me loosing weight so i want to measure my performance as after loosing a lot of weight i want to make more stamina in running so i am thinking of buying a chest strap heart rate ...
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Can riding a bicycle increase stamina?

As in our daily busy life we have to do some exercise to make our self fit and fine .Me as a student and also a working women surely needs a lot of exercise. I'm found of riding bicycle but it tired ...
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How does volleyball effect the muscles? [closed]

I have heard that playing volleyball regularly damages the muscles. Is it true? If it is please explain how?
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What is the ideal time gap between lunch & power-nap as well as dinner & bedtime? [closed]

For healthy metabolism as well as to avoid fat, heartburn etc., what is the ideal time between: Moderate lunch -- & -- power nap (~30 mins) Moderate/Light dinner -- & -- good night sleep (~7 ...
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Should I be doing push-ups if I can do dips in order to hit chest muscles?

I was doing the following exercise https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kBJTLMaJZrQ for some weeks. I had been doing just 3 sets of normal push-ups till the fatigue before, so it took only a few weeks for ...
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Swinging lower body in pull-ups

Sometimes my lower body swings when I'm doing pull-ups. Is it bad to swing the lower body when doing pull-ups? Are there any benefits to keeping it immobile?
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How can I reduce (slightly modified) StrongLifts 5x5 workout duration?

I am currently running StrongLifts 5x5 with Barbell Medicine's press plugin and the additional accessory work (dip/tricep extension, chin-up/curl). With warmup sets, the overall training session is ...
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Pull up progressions, resistance band vs regular?

I'm currently working towards doing 10-15 full form overhand grip pull ups at slightly wider than shoulder width. I can only do about 1 of them per set while keeping proper form. I can do 7-12 with ...
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Could have benefits of one arm dumbell bench-press?

I have incorporated dumbell bench-presses into my workout routine. I use progressive overloading, so every second or third workout I increase the weight I lift. Until now it has worked well and I have ...
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What workout works for me?

I am a kid 15 years and I want to get stronger physically. I don't want to look big and almighty. What kind of workout ( bodyweight cuz I cant do gyms) can u suggest? Any diet? To give perspective ...
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Plank and issues

Every day In the beginning I held planks for 25 seconds to strengthen my core and improve my posture, then after two weeks, I increased the plank to 45 seconds and then later to 60 seconds. Now I ...
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what is recommended amount of physical activity should do each week?

I Want to know,how much physical activity ,should a person do each week ,to be physically ,as a I am a computer geek and dont go out much.I was thinking of doing some activity ,when i get a chance ,...
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Stallion, on floor with barbell and band

Stallion is an exercise proposed by Bret Contreras a PhD in sport science I recently learned about The Stallion from freakishly strong powerlifter Chris Duffin, who at a bodyweight of 220 has ...
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Body Building Breakfast [closed]

I'm 178cm and 80kg and in good shape. I do Metashred training 3 times a week. https://www.metashred.com.au/ My goal is to gain 5kg of lean muscle. For lunch I usually have a different large salad ...
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Alternatives for Bench Press

My ophthalmologist advised me to avoid the bench press due to some strain in the eyes. But given the importance of bench press in body building and power lifting, avoiding bench press may have ...
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Greater caloric surplus on training days?

Imagine one being in a slight caloric surplus of roughly 500kcal above their maintenance value every day, but only training four times a week. Is it better to split the eating behavior in training and ...
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Reverse grip bench press

Most people suggest that the reverse grip bench press, supinated grip one the barbell with the shoulder tucked and the hands wide is safer. It doesn't really look different than a close grip bench ...
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Don't see much difference in size

Been working out for about 2-3 months. Doing stuff like gyming, weights, cardio like running and jogging. Dropped to 93kg from 105. I was about 33% body fat when i was 105, although i'm not sure what ...
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Workout after second ketosis & IF meal

I'm doing ketosis & intermittent fasting ( IF ). It's suggested to have first meal by 12 and 2nd by 4 leaving a long gap for next meal. What if after having meal at 4 and I go for workouts and ...
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How to calculate calories burned from walking at 1 mph

I tried some online calculators and they state that I burn an average of 100 calories per hour sitting at a desk. I tried some online calculators and they state that I burn roughly 100 calories for ...
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Human sturdiness, training frequency and elite strength

This study suggest that humans may have evolved to adapt to long periods of stress by increasing sturdiness and not just muscle strength. Active fascial contractility: Fascia may be able to contract ...
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Rep Range Cycling Daily, Weekly, or more

After reading several sources about rep range recommendations, I know that: Low reps of heavy weight build strength Moderate reps of less heavy weight builds muscle High reps of low weight builds ...
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what is the best surface to run on?

running daily in the morning is my routine.i want to know the best surface for running which helps me to be fit.
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Why am I stronger in isometrics?

I can only curl with one arm 21 kilograms once, this is my maximum but I can hold at 90° degrees 30 kilograms for for up to 2 minutes then my arm starts to shake too much. So I'm clearly immensely ...

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