Questions tagged [workout]

An activity that challenges one or more aspects of your body's abilities (strength, endurance, agility, etc), often with measurable resistances: weight, time, reps.

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What to eat after a night workout right before sleep?

Due my working times (software engineer), I tend to workout at times between 20 and 21 o'clock. And finish 22 o'clock. Firs thing I do is to drink my whey isolate protein shake and then I go home. ...
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Is my body resisting the training, or I'm just old?

I am a software engineer (mid 30's) who lived his life without really any physical activity (no sport at all). Fitness level == -1. I tried to do gym twice in my life and stopped after a while (for ...
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Do I have to workout harder and harder?

About a year and a half ago (and having quit smoking six months prior) I decided to lose weight because my bathroom scale told me that I was on the lower end of the "obese" category. Since then, ...
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Is it necessary to have a break from a high caffeine intake for workouts?

I've seen sources where its discussed that the body gets use to the amount of caffeine that is being absorbed and does not create the effect desired. Is it necessary to have a week of no / very low ...
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Sudden burst of energy

So a back story first; yesterday I played some badminton games with my friends, and I kind of pushed myself a bit harder than usual. Usually I'll get out of breath after 2-3 sets of a game (I'm easy ...
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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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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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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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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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My anatomy: What exercizes should I do? Is there any YouTuber/Instgramer that looks like me to help me understand what kind of work-out I should do?

Musculation should be highly customized, according to the anatomy e.g.. I've practiced for almost 2 years, without any result (in term of hypertrophy, strength / weights, etc.) Below is my current ...
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Training for hypertrophy by increasing the work-out volume results in a muscle endurance decrease: Why?

To explain the question, I must talk about two periods. I will be as brief as possible so that you will be happy to read my question. Then, at the end of this post, you will find the details. First ...
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Why after only one week of not working out my body gets so sore?

Two weeks ago I got sick and could not workout at all for a whole week. After the week I felt that I really needed to do a workout, I took it easy and started by doing yoga. A day after doing yoga I ...
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What is the best way to lose weight playing Dance Dance Revolution?

To work out, I play Dance Dance Revolution and similar games. I think it counts as high-interval training, like repeatedly sprinting 400 meter laps: A typical level lasts 90 to 150 seconds, and a play ...
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Why is it common for doctors / trainers / physical therapists to advise clients against doing valsalva (either partial or full) when lifting?

Are these folks taught in school (or as part of their licensing process) that valsalva is unsafe? Do they advise against it for liability reasons? (e.g., they're more likely to face a lawsuit from a ...
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what can I do to overcome my love handles? [duplicate]

I am worried about my Love Handles.They are increasing day by day .Please suggest me some exercise to make them at 0 level.Thanks
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Questions about working out

I started going to the gym about 3 weeks ago and I'm confused about some things: When I started, my muscles were sore after the workout and I did some research and found out that it's completely ...
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Weights with abs at home [duplicate]

I haven't money to join a gym,that means I can't have big abs and visible? As I have read in internet abs grow faster with weights? What can I do to increase abs ?I have seen and done a lot of those ...
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Brachial plexus compression: What to do and what to avoid?

I got diagnosed with brachial plexus compression (basically the pectoralis compresses the nerves going to the arm at the brachial plexus, which entraps them at that point). Unfortunatly the only thing ...
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Is working in orchard like workout in gym?

I have recently bought an small orchard and I work there time to time. Like shoveling pruning etc. Is this good for my health and muscles like gym? My purpose is not to build big muscles. I just ...
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Is that really good for the body to eat a lot of small meals instead of three regular meals?

It is often explained that bodybuilders eat many small meals a day to have a regular intake of calories and macronutrients. I wonder if this is really good for the digestive system to have a full ...
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How to fix my uneven pull up?

I have a problem with my pull up; When I'm pulling myself from the bottom position my right elbow seems to be more flared out than my left, it also happens when I'm doing close grip pull up. During ...
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Should I run before weight training or after weight training?

My main goal is to lose fat. I have been struggling a bit to lose it. I want someone’s honest opinion about the topic: Should I run before weight training or after weight training? I read some article ...
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Determine realistic training goals for a set period of time?

When training in the gym, I rarely ever set myself (longterm) goals for my lifts. Or when I do, I most certainly don't reach them, what demotivates me. Is there a good way or method to determine ...
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Is cycling the best option to strength the thighs muscle and make them look smaller?

I am concern about my thighs size. I an adult men weighing 56.4 Kg, 165 cm tall (5.4 feet), considered as a short man. My last visit to a nutritionist, was a disaster. She told me that I should not ...
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what is the best routine for someone that work and studying a lot [duplicate]

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 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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I'am at my goal, now what?

After someone has reached their fitness goal, how should their workout and nutrition plan be altered if they no longer wish to lose weight or build additional muscles? please tell me about this ........
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What kind of workouts I can do in the sea?

I love going to the beach, and I wish I could combine my love for the sea with excercise. What type of movements can I do in the sea so it'd be more like a workout rather than just chilling in water?
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Benefits of man makers workout

What are the benefits of the Man Makers workout? Which muscles will it develop? How many sets and reps everyday do I need to do for muscle growth?
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I get tight muscles and very painful DOMs after I workout

I’m new to wheight lifting and I’m looking to build size but also lose some fat. Anyway, a day after my bicep workout I could barely extend my arm and it hurt like hell. Same thing for chest. If it’s ...
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Hoodies in the gym [closed]

I am noticing that so many guys are wearing hoodies while working out in the gym. the weather outside is really nice (it is spring now in Melbourne Australia) add to that working out. I am sweating ...
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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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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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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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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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Building muscle on fat

My first question is factual, while my second question is regarding myself. Is it possible to build muscle on fat? That is, is it possible to build muscle (say ab muscles) underneath your already-...
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Ideal weight pursuing

Long story short. I've been exercising for 4 months (running 20 minutes/day and dumbbell lifting, both things 5-7 times per week) and I've lost 6kg (~13lb); I was pretty proud of the outcome (mainly ...
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Bench press abs workout

I am thinking of buying a bench press for abs.Will it be good enough to increase my abs size ? Of course I am doing and right nutrient but I want just to know if it will help to be big..Thanks a lot
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What is the best break timeframe between muscle building workouts, and is it ok to do cardio?

I hear multiple different people say multiple different things on the question, some people say no cardio on rest... but some people say its okay My current routine is : Monday : Upper Body Tuesday ...
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Abs with lower fat better results

I lose body fat cutting my meals.I see that my abs seems more.I can't say is strong but more showable.What I came here to ask is ,if I cut food,only vegetables and fruits and salads,will my abs ...
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Is it possible/useful to create core soreness?

I workout my core and my abs everyday for a year now and, even on heavy workout days I have never experienced core soreness. To be complete, I have felt abs soreness for a couple of minutes, but ...
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Feedback on current work-out scheme

My new work-out scheme is the following: Monday: Chest, back, shoulders, triceps (pull-ups palm forward and backward, diamond push-ups, pullovers, tricep dips) Tuesday: Legs, abs (squats, lunges, ...
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Cut food-low body fat to show more muscular

I have cut food.In 3 days I have seen my abs more visisle but not more stronger.Anyway.If I am working out and eating proper healthy vegetables and fruits,protein(warning 1 meal food). Will my body ...
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How can it grow the chest by different variation of push-ups

I have seen a lot video in internet,by doing push-ups chest can become more bigger.Which workouts could give grow results on chest area,by different push-ups?
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Hot or cold shower for muscle growth on workout days

I workout every two days, I mostly do 45 minutes-workouts 'heavy-lifting' oriented (deadlifts, squats, bench press, weighted pull-ups, abs), and, each week, one of these workouts is more cardio-...
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Correct way to track varying exercises

Tracking an exercise like the squat is easy (seeing as it's one motion), ie: weight [40kg] - sets [3] - reps [6]. But what about an exercise like the biceps curl. They can be done at the same time or ...
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How often and how long will take to do Forward Splits

I am beginner to this.I am gona try this.How long time(mounths) will it take to obtain this stretch movement?I mean to be in ground ,because now,when I stretch my legs , from ground I have a long ...
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What is a effect of using green tea with workout?

I am using green tea while workout. I want to know how does it effect for body and health? As I know drink green tea loose weight.Does it makes heart rate high?
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How do i change my diet so I can workout in the morning

A few months ago I joined the gym and I went to the gym's nutritionist to prepare a suitable diet, but she prepared in a way so that I workout during the afternoon. But now my schedule changed and I ...