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Alternating program

What do you think about a program that has 3 different full body workouts each week and changes every month? Let me explain this further Month 1: Full body A = High volume core and arms low ...
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Exercise Database with Pictures

I am finishing designing a personal trainer and fitness app and looking for an exercise database including pictures of the exercises. I have found a couple different websites, but the information and ...
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Debating Whether to Get Personal Trainer or Not [closed]

I am an undergraduate at Madison, WI, with a goal of building my body and stay in a strong fit. As a start, I have been enrolling for group classes such as Cyc Fitness (intense cycling) and Muay Thai,...
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What is better for me: get a personal trainer, or, a program from a personal trainer?

I have had this personal trainer for a couples of times, and she seems really smart in her field of work. I feel I could actual see results from her work. Is it better for me to get a program to work ...
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Do you need a trainer to be in good shape? Or can people really do it themselves?

I know this question isn't too good, but I just wanted some insight. Many people often speak volumes regarding how excellent some personal trainers are. I assumed personal trainers/coaches/etc. were ...
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Can someone please explain how freeletics works? [closed]

I have been planning to follow some personal training program. I just came to know about Freeletics. Can someone who has already using freeletics, explain what freeletics is, how does it work? Thank ...
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1000 push-ups a day to lose body fat?

I am trying to lose some body fat. Currently 173 cm, 82 kg. I am on a "no carbonated beverages" diet and keeping my calories as low as possible. I am not trying to lose weight. Gaining muscle is good ...
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Is there a way you can you improve your reflexes and reactions generally?

I always wondered ,I played volleyball for some years and I saw my reflexes on the field improve amazingly,my brain could process the information faster.But outside of the field my reflexes were not ...
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How can I educate myself about the human body to be able to come up with useful exercises [closed]

I know that personal trainers are usually well educated about the human body so that they know which exercise engages which groups of muscle. They often have very good awareness of how to use your ...
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Train to Circumambulate Around Mt. Kailash

I wish to circumambulate around Mount Kailash on foot. This is roughly 33 miles of mountaineous terrain. Many people do this for spiritual reasons, i.e circumambulate once to wash away your sins, ...
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The most ideal weight increment in 1 week without stretch mark?

I once increased my weight very fast (around 2-3kg/week), that time without doing workout, and using so called "supplement" by doctor. However, it left some stretch marks when my weight is decreased ...
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Does inworkout cardio work as a great fat burner?

I do 15 min of cardio on an elliptical trainer. Then, I do 20 minutes of circle workout involving 10 exercises with 30 sec of rest in between. I finish the cycle with 5 min of the elliptical. Same ...
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Could I do a 1-series split exercise workout routine?

All of my friends who workout tell me that I they do a 1 muscle group a week training routine in the gym and that I should do the same. My problem is that I hate that and I don't want to go to gym for ...
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Looking for a mobile app that can help me coordinate my workout with my personal trainer [closed]

Not looking for opinion on which one is the "best app out there" I have started working out with a personal trainer and have not been able to find an app where: The Personal Trainer can design my ...
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Marathon training plan for my level of fitness?

I ran 12.5 miles at 1:40. I swim and gym regularly, and go for a 6 mile jog 4 times a week. I've got all the free time in the world. What should i use?
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Workout classes and training for little $$

For the past few years, I've worked out primarily by myself. I stay in shape, but I do not set goals, push myself, or try new workouts very often. While I have always been fairly fit, my workouts have ...
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Training for muscle ups

Hi I've been wanting to do a muscle up ever since I knew they were possible and was wondering what muscles and how you should train for one at home. I occasionally go to a gym with a pull up bar with ...
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How to optimize effort?

Say I run 5 times a week, 2 hard sessions and 3 easy sessions are usually considered better than 5 sessions at the same level. What would be the best approach to estimate how optimal my effort is ...
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How to find a weight lifting coach?

What's the best way to find a good coach for weight lifting in my area? The trainers in my gym seem to be very big & strong, but not experts in form, or at least not know (at all) how to teach it....
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Calling out for help from all quarters for a near-magical transformation [closed]

I am a wannabe fitness freak... Right now I am an overweight, almost obese, completely lazy, low self esteemed low-life with a dream of "magically" transforming myself into a fitness fanatic. ...
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How to find your one repetition maximum?

Are these formulas close to every ones one rep max on varies exercises? and I would like to know how accurate this is for everyone and if you have anything better? Formulas to find your one rep max (...
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Is it possible to learn to swimming without trainer, alone?

I learn to swim and I have a common swimming pool in my apartment. But we don't have any trainer and I can't afford personal trainer. I don't know swimming but want to learn. Can i learn without any ...
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How do you find a good personal trainer?

From time to time people have suggested to me that I see a personal trainer. However, what I've read and also seen firsthand suggests to me that a lot of personal trainers aren't really good at making ...
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Alternating exercise to get faster fitness gains

In roughly 12 weeks I am going on an alpine mountaineering holiday with friends. I'm sure that the fitter I am the more I will enjoy it. I've started doing the couch to 5k program to improve my ...
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Personal training and fitness websites [closed]

What are the best personal training websites? I am looking for site that will provide me with all of the information I would get from working with a personal trainer, such as exercise programs, ...
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Which personal trainer certifications are most respected? [closed]

I'm considering pursuing Personal Trainer certification, and I quickly realized there are a large number of organizations that offer personal training, including: ACE NPTI NASM ACSM NSCA NCSF ...? ...