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Which cardio I need to do before Push-ups exercise?

Push-ups don't get me results because I do push-ups without cardio. I have question: Which cardio workout is best for total body before push-ups? Thank you in advance!
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Sleep in a posture to ease my back pain [on hold]

As a student I study for 13 hours a day even on weekends because of which I have severe back pain. I am a bit overweight too. Sleep with my stomach facing down making a weird S or C like curvature ...
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Exercises for an overweight person to decrease weight who is also suffering from back ache due to long sitting hours

So I mostly hav to sit on a desk for 13 hours a day even on weekends( I'm 18 year old student who is a bit over weight too) because of which I have severe back problems. I want to change this and want ...
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Two weeks away, no gym

I’m going on holiday where there will be no equipment to train with, no supplements, nowhere ‘lift’. I’ll be gone for two weeks. No, I’m not being incarcerated. I would like to do something, other ...
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How refined sugar intake affect the exercise results?

I am doing regular exercise like jogging & stretching from last 3 month to lose extra weight my BMI is 28/29 and lose 2 Kg, I am not following any diet plan. One of friend suggest me to stop ...
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What workout routine is best for a 14 year old?

I'm a skinny 14 year old weighing about 50 kg, and I need to find a good workout routine (doesn't matter how long). I'm looking for a workout that targets my biceps, triceps and core. Can you suggest ...
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How to target the upper middle / inner part of the chest?

What exercises can you do to target the upper middle/inner part of the chest? Is it as simple as doing incline chest press?
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How to reduce legs muscle in MENS

I am looking for advise on how to reduce legs mass, not necessarily fat but muscle weight. Trying to achieve slimmer thighs and butt through muscle reduction. Is running the best method? And if so, ...
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Fitness exercises for anybody near the age of 50

For a person who is near the age of 50 what exercises do you recommend to do at home without any heavy gym equipment to maintain a proper shape and remain fit in old age. I cannot buy any heavy ...
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How can I be slim and healthier?

i am 25 years old, this year i feel my young day is short, i want to be slim and have a beauty and healthy life. i like try to eat vegetables and fruits to keep diet in my food,I try running and ...
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When training for a 10K, is there an ideal distance for speed interval repeats?

I've got a 10K coming up on the 4th of July and have been throwing in some speed interval training over the past several weeks. So far I've been doing 1mi warm up at 1min slower than my desired race ...
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Skim Milk vs Whole Milk

I don't know if this question is answered but what's the best milk for building muscle and losing fat? I'm also skinny fat and lack experience in all of this. My goal is to get a strong athletic body ...
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Adverse effects from sitting for too long

I have a desk job which requires me to be seated for a wall 10 to 12 hours each day including weekends. I perform only minimum amount of physical activities and excercise each day for about half an ...
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Helping ease my back pain when I'm studying 13 hours everyday, even weekends

I am a student and I usually have to sit at my study desk each day including weekdays and weekends for about 13 hours or more. I have a pretty hectic schedule and I sometimes suffer from back pain (...
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How to calculate the total macros in my meal prep per serving? [on hold]

So I made pasta with ground beef, ground turkey, whole tomatoes, and almond oil. How can I find out how much protein, carbs and fat are in a serving? Let's say 69g is what I'd use as a serving.
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Rows: Are they useless?

From my understand overhead pressing works the entire upper back, and it makes sense all the upper back muscles rotate the scapula upward and retract them. things that happen during an overhead press, ...
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Can we make wider wrists? [duplicate]

Which workouts do I need to do for making wider wrists? Which fruits or vegetables or something natural foods do I need to eat for growing wrist's size? Thank in advance!
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Can strong muscle help/prevent fractures?

Just got my first fracture, actually I got two at once. I had no idea what it felt like to have broken bones and my pain tollerance is incredibly high, so I kept walking with a borken foot all the way ...
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Goal of liberation in yoga - Isn't it boring? [closed]

I see that the goal of yoga is liberation from the karma and from the birth/death cycle. People say that it is the ultimate happiness forever. But wouldn't that be boring and monotonous if there is ...
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What would a map of all possible diets look like? [closed]

[Moved to Medical Sciences SE] As I understand it, a diet can be broadly described in term of macronutrient ratios—i.e., the proportions of energy received from carbohydrate, protein and fat sources. ...
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How do I stretch or strengthen my tensor faciae latae muscles?

Whenever I do any exercise that requires my to keep my legs at about a 90-degree angle, like advanced tuck front levers, pistol squats, and hanging l-sit holds, I feel like my tensor faciae latae ...
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Adjusting HR Zones

Ever since I started using HR Zones in my training (running & cycling), my fitness has been steadily going down. There is clearly something wrong and I suspect it's the zones. I've done a climb ...
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Efficiency of my Workout

I am currently working out 4 days a week. 3 of them I do weights focusing on different areas plus a bit of Cardio to warm up (20-30 mins running, spinning bike or X-trainer when I workout upper body, ...
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How to burn both fat and muscle at the same time?

After doing a body composition test the results show an abundance of both fat and muscle in my thighs. My thighs are really thick and short at the same time. I'd like to get a slimmer figure for ...
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Ideal order and structure of routine?

Some of the routines I've had have multiple muscles in the same day. For example: Day 1 has Chest, Back, Biceps and Shoulders while Day 3 has Triceps, Legs, Chest and Shoulders I'm currently trying ...
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How to maximize chest growth without a bench

Everything I do to build my chest seems to only affect my triceps and shoulders, my chest doesn't seem to grow at all. Specially with dips, it feels like my chest is not doing anything at all. I ...
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Garmin HRM-1G compatible device

I'm getting back into competitive running and I have a Garmin HRM-1G - which worked well a few years back when I was originally using it. The Garmin watch I used with it eventually broke so I tossed ...
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Do people with slow metabolism tend to gain weight (fat) if they stop exercising?

So, my height is 5'4" and I weigh around 83 kg which gives a pretty bad ratio of BMI. My Triglyceride level is 238 mg/dl (desirable amount should be <160), HDL Cholesterol is 31 mg/dl (borderline ...
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Can't add definition to my back

Through a 7 day starvation diet (500 kcals a day) mixed with hours of cardio I'm finally getting an 8 pack, it's not perfect but it starts to become visible, and when I flex really really hard, veins ...
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What are post-workout l-glutamine supplementation benefits?

This question excludes all possible benefits for the workout itself or exercise performance. It concerns post workout general well-being. What does glutamine help with when it comes to post-workout ...
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Am I really training?

I’m 35 y.o. Female. Exercise 4-5 times a week. Mostly cycling, some swimming and interval circuit training or weights. I do it all very intuitively. Not a program or workout plan. I want to improve my ...
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What are the name of this workouts?

I saw these workouts from Bruce Lee and Muhammad Ali pictures: 1) 2) 3) 4) 5) 6) Please tell me the name of this all workouts! Thank you in advance!
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How to calculate calorie burned walking steps?

I need the formula to make a step count application. I need the formula to calculate 1 step of calories without a GPS. I have variables (sex,age,weight,height,step) I have found this formula : ...
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Can tight hip flexors cause tight hamstrings?

Today I noticed that when I sit like this: My left leg goes comfortably all the way down, but my right leg won't. It won't go down past 45 degrees unless stretched. Does this mean that the right hip ...
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How does one gauge progress in bodybuilding?

On topic of bodybuilding, while there are many resources telling you how you should exercise, they usually don't tell you what rule-of-thumb signals and changes show if you're actually doing things ...
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One arm farmer walks (Edited)

In order to save time is it effective to combine core training and cardio by doing really long one arm farmer walks? For example, instead of directly training the core and then doing cardio, is it a ...
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Accessory Lift Weight vs. Compound Lift 1RM

Q: Is there an analytical relationship between the weight of your compound lift one rep max and the various accessory workouts of that muscle group? For example, if I can squat 315 lb, is there a ...
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How to start going to gym the right way? [duplicate]

I'm doing some home exercises for quite some time, but I also want to start going to the gym, the problem is I don't know how to do the exercises there, nor I know how any of the fitness instruments ...
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Why is cardio recommended besides weight lifting for good health?

Current standard exercise recommendation (CDC, NHS, Mayo Clinic, etc) is: 75 min of vigorous exercise + at least 2 sessions of strength training per week. I don't get this sharp distinction between ...
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Any negative effects from training all major lifts in a single day

I have a workout split that goes something like this Monday - Chest/Tris Tuesday - Back/Bis Wednesday - Legs/Shoulders Friday - Fullbody On the full body day, is there any reason to not just train ...
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Maximum Heart Rate

I'm 46 yrs old. I’m a keen cyclist. I ride maybe 3 times a week training for a coupe of sportives a year. I just did the Birmingham 100mile. My average heart rate was 162 which says I'm working at 90%....
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Treadmill: Importance of belt width?

Treadmills come in different belt widths. From a workout perspective, what is the importance of belt width?
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Which weight training exercise to do so I can grow my upper trapezius?

My aim is to build my upper back so it looks like what highlighted in red in these pictures.
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Is it possible to become a high responder to training 3 times week, 3 sets, rep-range 5-12? [duplicate]

Because I think everything under 10 reps with 3 sets I am low responding too. Train since 6 months with 5-12 reps and it's 10 times slower than others. I watch how fast others progress. Couldn't find ...
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Where can I ask questions about nutritional info? [migrated]

I tried to post a question about the nutritional information for a specific food but apparently that violates the rules of this area of Stack Exchange. Can someone please point me to a place where I ...
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Shoe lacing pattern to minimize Achilles rub

Tl;Dr: what lacing pattern will help prevent rubbing on the Achilles Tendon? Are there other things I need to be doing? Last week I bought a pair of Brooks Adrenaline GTS 19 women's running shoes (...
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Seeking advice on having a more feminine body as a male (Without hormones)

Good day; I would like to ask what sort of diet and exercise you'd recommend for me to achieve having a more feminine figure being a man? I'm around 280Lbs so far so I know my first step will be to ...
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Is casein suitable for long hours of fasting?

Say I’m doing an intermittent fast of 6-8 hours. What should I have just before the fast? The assumption is that casein will take a while to digest but will it make the fasting any easier? If so, how? ...
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Does a beginner need a calorie surplus and 0.8-1 g protein per lbs to gain strength and muscle mass? [duplicate]

Does a beginner, BF over 10% need a calorie surplus and 0.8-1 g protein per lbs to gain strength and muscle mass? Claim it with science, thank you. I am not asking about how much protein is enough. ...
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What exercises can get the most benefit out of a short daily free weight routine?

I'm about 5'10" and weigh around 175lbs. Although I'm moderately fit in terms of aerobics and endurance, my muscle strength is poor for a man of my size. So I got a pair of dumbells and started ...

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