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Why is it important to hit the gym after FTM top surgery?

I am a transman and I am researching on top surgery. I came across this article: https://www.ftmtopsurgery.ca/blog/post-surgery-care/hitting-gym-ftm-surgery/ while researching. It says it's important ...
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At what point do the health benefits of strength training peak?

The health benefits of strength training (as with most forms of regular exercise) are frequently quoted as providing increased lifespan, better ageing, disease resistance etc. However, it is certainly ...
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What are the best ways to deal with Sports Injury? [on hold]

I injured my shoulder while doing pull-ups and trying to cope up with that. Want to understand how high performing athletes cope up with their sports/workout injuries.
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Who is this physical fitness trainer? [on hold]

Help me to find his name please ! Thank in advance Physical Fitness users !
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How to properly track weights on bodyweight exercises?

I'm tracking my weights for every exercise I'm doing in my workout routine, so that I can see when I'm improving and increasing the weights or even when I had to decrease the weight indicating maybe I ...
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Nutrition and fitness

I have been doing 5×5 Stronglifts three days a week with the same number of running days on the rest (from lifting) days. I have, for a long time, consuming the following type of diet and activity, ...
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is it normal to have uneven chest if you’re just starting working out?m

So i have been in an accident and broke my left arm. And i started working out and noticed my left chest is smaller. Would my chest be even if i just keep on working out or do i need a specific ...
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Movement training

When training for a specific movement in calisthenics, such as planche or front lever, should I be training for both movements at the same time or should I focus on one single movement?
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Calorie calculator accounting for elevation

Most training pĺans are specified using distances (5K run, 20 km of cycling, etc.). I need to adapt these distances to account for hills since 20 km uphill is not the same as a 20 km in flat terrain. ...
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Best strategy for running twice 5km in timespan 2,5 hours

I am participating in a 5km-runing relay event organized by my employer. One of my colleagues dropped out, and couldnt find replacement. Now I offered to run also his 5k. Running 10k is no problem ...
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Continuous everyday workout and sudden drop in stamina, does it indicate a caloric deficiency?

Good day folks, I have been continuously working out (30-45 Minutes) everyday for the last 3 weeks and noticed a sudden drop in stamina for the last 3 days, i haven't changed my diet significantly. ...
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Dumb Bell Routine to Build Muscle

Hi I'm looking for an exercise routine I can implement with the equipment I have: Adjustable Dumb Bells 5-45 lbs. (non-adjustable) Workout bench. I'm also open to Calisthenics and cardio. My goals ...
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Is it okay to sit down in between workout sets?

After completing a set, I rest for 30 to 60 seconds, depending on the intensity of the workout. At times, during my arm and chest workout, I get so tired that during my rest periods, I sit down, as ...
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Spinning classes where participants race and compete for 1st, 2nd, 3rd, etc? [on hold]

Are there any gyms that offer cycling classes where the class is a "race"? It would be similar to spinning classes, but everyone in the room would be competing against each other. So let's say my ...
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Recommendations on a 4-day routine

I need some recommendation on a 4-day a week schedule. I do a full time job and have my MBA classes in the evening so I can't take out enough time for a 5 or 6 day a week schedule. My primary aim is ...
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Should I rest in between my workouts

I downloaded an app 3 weeks ago for my home workout. Normally, for progressive overload, it increases the number of reps for each workout every week. But the issue here is, when i was told to do 16 ...
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Is there any science behind training masks?

I have come across a number of "training" masks which claim to reduce air intake making your lungs supposedly work harder. is this a proven science or just a gimmick?
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How should I plan of cycling in a air-polluted area like as Dhaka?

I will in need to travel 15kms in late-morning and 15kms in the evening; five days a week. What can be the pros and cons of the cycling? How will I have to adjust with the cons?
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Arched crunches (range of motion)

Doing crunches on the edge of a bed or over a pillow and using it to arch the lower back into an extended position. This will increase the range of motion for the abdominal muscles, but is it safe ...
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Functional weekly workout routine

I want to to find or create a weekly workout routine. I'm not interested to become muscular. I don't want to spend money (for example gym or equipment). I don't like running only workouts. I want to ...
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How can I do a better job of warming up without wearing myself out?

I know that it's important to properly warm up before doing exercise. However, the recurring issue that I have is that I'll go through basic movements similar to what I plan on performing, attempting ...
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Do slowly lifting heavy weights increase general power/speed/impact without weights?

If someone wants to increase his power/speed at performing a certain movement in sports (for example, tennis shots, golf strike, kicking a ball), would slowly lifting heavy weights (almost at the ...
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How much significant growth occurs on rest days?

After the moment you wake up after a workout day how much actual significant muscle growth occurs in the 24 hours ahead? Or are rest days to prevent over training and full restoration of strength?
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How to make pre-workout and post-workout shakes properly

I have started making pre/post-workout shakes on my own to enhance my gym workout but then I realised that they are making me too fat. How can I make a proper pre-workout and post workout shake My ...
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Serratus anterior

Which one of the two exercises can build more the serratus anterior; scapular presses on plank(one arm) or scapular presses on handstand? first one consits on getting down to an one arm plank and ...
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Are neutral-grip pull-ups as effective as standard pull-ups? [duplicate]

Are neutral-grip pull-ups, where the palms are facing each other, easier than standard pull-ups? Are they harder? Or could neutral-grip pull-ups be a perfect alternative to standard pull-ups, as if ...
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How can I add resistence to prone cobra movement?

I use prone cobra exercise for thoracic spine and lower traps. I want to apply progressive overload to this exercise. How can I add resistance properly to this exercise? Resistance bands, dumbbells ...
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Dumbbell Workout for Fitness not Muscle Gain

Due to changes in my work situation, my gym membership cost is going to increase significantly. To save the monthly cost, I was considering getting some dumbbells and doing workouts at home three or ...
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Structured programs combining cardio and weights

I had a personal trainer for a while who was good but it was too expensive for me at the moment. I was taking short breaks in between supersets. I can't seem to find an online program which combines ...
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What unit is resistance on stationary bike?

I need to know how exactly speed is calculated on a stationary bike. For this I need to know in which units the resistance on the bike is set. The scale is from 1 to 25, but what exactly do these ...
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Stretching full body after upper body workout?

I include stretching into every workout - after the workout itself. Since I'm doing an upper-body (Upper Back, Chest, Shoulders) lower-body (Legs, Lower Back, Belly) split I got to a question, which I ...
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Is vaping bad for exercising?

I'm considering vaping sometimes in the weekend when going out with friends. Not smoking actual cigarettes. How bad would this for my workouts?
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How long before carbs wear off?

I have a question about carbs for the first hour of a workout. I want to maintain 45 grams of carbs per hour of work out. I can eat right before the workout and be good for the first hour. But if I ...
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During bulking phase, do the extra calories power weight lifting or mass building?

I suppose we need extra energy for both lifting weights at the gym in order to stimulate mass building AND the actual process of mass building between gym sessions. But I can't find good articles ...
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No more aches after musculation exercices, normal? [duplicate]

I am new on gym (musculation). I am 30, male, and practicing 6 days per week (7 days sometimes), I've started 5 months ago. The question is why I am not feeling those muscles aches, the normal ones ...
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Benefits of different kinds of Cardio for Warmup

I'm going to the gym regularly for weight lifting for half a year now. I incorporate some light cardio (5 min) and a muscle specific warmup with an elastic band into my workout routine to get blood ...
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Calisthenics how many skills?

Most people suggest to train one skill at once, but wouldn't it work just fine by doing one skill per bodypart? Training multiple skills at once Hamstrings= Nordic curls Quadriceps= Matrix squat ...
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Bend Over Barbell Row with Curl-Bar

I'm doing Bend Over Barbell Rows with an underhand grip in my routine since like 2-3 weeks. My wrist position always feels a little weird with the straight Barbell, no matter how wide or narrow I ...
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Lactic Threshould

I am Dr by profession(Age 58) and I am regular runner.My resting heart rate is 56-58 BPM.I usually run at pace of 6.40 Min per km.I run about 200 km in month .Take rest 2 days in week and Long run on ...
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Burning calories by running with break vs without break

I have a question about which way of training would burn more calories. I will try to run as fast as I can for 5m without taking breaks. I will try to run as fast as I can for 1m, then I take a break ...
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Best ways to add explosive strength to a barbell training/HIT program?

I am a 45 year old male. For 2 months I have been training weights acccording to the Starting Strength program twice a week. That is except for the power clean which I have not been doing yet. My ...
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How much height do you need to hang gymnastic rings?

I want to start training with rings at my local gym, but the bar I would be hanging them from isn't so high and would mean the length of the straps above the rings would be very short. Would this ...
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How to begin weighting the Reddit calisthenics Recommended Routine?

Following up on my post from yesterday, I am debating starting Reddit's calisthenics Recommended Routine: https://www.reddit.com/r/bodyweightfitness/wiki/kb/recommended_routine I would like to add ...
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Should I change my exercise if walking appears to be doing fine?

I (Male in his 20s, 5'11'') currently weight about 240 Lbs, coming from 320 Lbs at my heaviest. This has largely been achieved through reduction of calories (around 1500-2000 a day, on average) ...
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Why way more carbs are required for bodybuilding than fat?

Both carbs and fat end up getting converted into the same chemical energy used by the body to power muscle repair, so why is it always recommended in macronutrient calculators to eat more carbs than ...
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What are the consequences of just eating sandwiches for breakfast and lunch?

I've wondered a long time if eating cereals with chocalate, honey and sandwiches with sandwich filling like jam, peanut butter, chocalate, syrup, cheese, salami etc. would be bad or good or maybe just ...
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Relieve muscle tension between the shoulder blades

I got some pain between the shoulder blade and spinal for a week now. It's not really a strong pain, but it really bothers me over time. My doctor did feel my muscles there and said its a muscle ...
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Can I reduce my cholesterol too much? [migrated]

Is there a concern about reducing cholesterol to a point where it is too low? I am a 30-year-old male. I previously had relatively high cholesterol (not life-threatening, but risk levels), but ...
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Can a 45 years old man learn basic Parkour moves?

Can a 45 years man that is thin and elastic learn the basic Parkour moves such as jumping over obstacles? Is it good for his body (bones, joints, cartilage, etc.)?
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Transitioning from calisthenics to weighted calisthenics

I recently switched over from lifting to calisthenics and I am really loving it. I do, however, acknowledge that I will lose some size due to not using weights. For that reason I would like to start ...

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