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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How does frequency affect recovery, controlling for intensity and volume?

What exactly is the body's mechanism to recover from the stress of strength training and to adapt to greater loads, and how does frequency of training affect this mechanism? For illustration, ...
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Mid-back pain after front lever exercises

So , I've been having these issues for a while now and did a little research on that across the internet. Surprisingly I've found a quite a bit related topics though haven't really found a good advice/...
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Gluteus Maximus Development Tips For Men

I'm 29 years old, 5'10", 165 pound, 12% body fat percentage man. I have so small Gluteus Maximus size and I want to gain some size there. I do hip thrusts, glute bridges, squats, deadlifts, hyper ...
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The best protein intake to build muscles

Protein is present in a lot of foods: Fruits, vegetables and plenty of other sources. First of all: Is it all the same? Or are there different types of protein? Second: Chicken for example contains ...
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workout daily or not?

I am 42 and have been working out for 2 months my primary goal is to bulk up I am working out every day, and every day I do chest, bi, back, shoulders, I spend between an hour and a half to 2 hours in ...
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Better muscle memory(dancing) after weight lifting

I tend to learn dance moves much more quickly after I've had a weight lifting workout or even during. Of course, not from the very exhausting ones, but still with huge muscles pump. Why is that? One ...
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Leg "Openings" for beginner

I want to manage "openings" with no injuries. As example ,I want to manage toe touch https://www.google.gr/search?q=standing+knee+touch&prmd=ivn&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ved=...
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Home- chest workouts-gym bar only in floor

My food intake is proper. I want to focus only to the workouts :D Hi there ,i want to obtain chest.I have only this gym bar as you see.In the image there are 10pounds each side.I have and more pounds....
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Why ear pain in diving

i know a man that facing problems with his ears when he diving on sea(after 4 meters deep).He has pain a lot in ears.Its weird,isnt it?. Its not only in sea diving but also in aeroplane.Facing ...
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How to bring Cholesterol down with workouts

I did a blood test and my cholesterol level was 202mg/dL from 200. I am little above normal. Everyday, I eat meals that include cholesterol (3 meals.) My age is 23, my height is 1.79m and weight is ...
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Smaller and quiet alternative of a tire of sledgehammer workout

I'd like to do sledgehammer workout at home. Unfortunately, my apartment is not large enough for the tire, and the noise is a problem between neighborhoods. Therefore, I am looking for a smaller and ...
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One side farmer carry

Why it is difficult to do one side farmer carry i.e I am carrying heavy weight only on one side. I can carry 60 pound each on my both hands in farmer carry. But one sided is hard enough. Is one side ...
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What kind of exercise would you recommend for relatively fit person working from home?

I am a freelance programmer working from home, I recently realized that my physical condition is getting worse so I would like to start with some sort of exercise program which I can do at home, it ...
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is working out before lunch the best during the work day? [duplicate]

I felt super drained sticking to the 8 hour work stretch. I dont prefer morning because it makes the matter worse. so I typically go after work but I feel like working out in the middle of day may ...
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DEXA scan showing I gain more muscle when restricting calories. Why?

It's common parlance in the bodybuilding and muscle building world to assume that you need a surplus or diet above TDEE over constant periods called "bulking" in order to build muscle. I refused to do ...
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ankle weights for glutes

i've been reading about ankle weights. And i was wondering if they really help for glute exercise. Also, if my thighs are gonna be bigger. If you have an experience, please, share!
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Suggestions regarding prework out supplements to boost workout

I am thinking to take a prework out supplements which can help me keep energised during workout and help me do hardcore workout. Right now i am doing weight lifting exercise like Chest,back,Bicep,...
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Muscle pain after workout [duplicate]

Actually when I workout some day. Like lifted dumbles,or do sit-ups , then I feel everything is normal,I actually could do without any problem.. But the next day I always feel pain in my muscles of ...
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Can you build size and strength at the same time/together efficiently?

Most people seem to focus solely on one vs. the other, but I'd imagine many people want both. Can you train for both of them adequately? For example, train to get bigger and maximize muscle size; but ...
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Does pushing yourself harder have any benefit to your results?

I am wondering i there're any specific benefits to pushing yourself extremely hard vs. just pushing yourself a little hard. Does pushing harder create more muscle? Make you stronger? To simplify, ...
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cardio workout : grading and fat loss efficacy

I weighed 331bs. For last 10+ yrs struggling against obesity. For quite sometime I had been doing cardo 1 hr daily . Here are my questions I read someplace in the past that low intensity - ...
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How to reduce belly and face fat [duplicate]

I am 26 years old, M, 5'7 height. I have been doing exercise running- 30 mins daily and cycling - 20 mins. I do crunches also in my daily activities. I drink lot of watter like hell, not taking ...
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Is 15% grade/incline on the treadmill the same as on a road?

Is an incline setting of 15% on a treadmill the same as a road at 15% grade? It should be off by at least 1% since that is required to make the treadmill closer to running outside on flat land so 1% ...
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What are some good 10 minute dumbbell workout for the whole body? [closed]

Do you have any idea's what could be a good 10 minute dumbbell workout? I'm looking for compound exercises for the whole body.
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Push Ups vs Dumbbell

Which is more effective, Push Ups or Dumbbell in gaining strength and muscle? How often should I work every week? What should I eat to gain fast?
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Workouts with one arm [duplicate]

I had surgery performed on my shoulder. This greatly limits the exercises that I used to perform at the gym. What, if any, workouts can I do with one arm?
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How can I avoid hurting my wrists when using the bar while playing DDR?

I play Dance Dance Revolution and similar games to exercise. On especially difficult levels, I lean back and grab the bar behind me, putting some of my weight on it and on my arms and wrists, to be ...
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Full body + upper/lower workout division

My routine is the following: Monday - Volleyball and soccer Tuesday - Workout A Wednesday - Volleyball Thursday - Workout B Friday - Workout C Weekend - rest I was thinking of doing: Workout A - ...
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Is doing full body workouts and other sports too much?

I have 3 days a week to go the gym, while during the weekends I rest, on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays I workout and on Tuesdays and Thursdays I play volleyball. My workout routine is a full body ...
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Is muscle growth limited on teens

I'm 15 years old and I have been working out for about 6 months. Over the first 3 months I've noticed some considerable changes in my muscles, but recently I haven't noticed many changes ( actually, ...
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Working out vs. active lifestyle

Is an "active lifestyle" enough activity for maintaining health? For example, I don't do any sports. However, five times a week I cycle to work (about 20-25 minutes one way, very slow pace), almost ...
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Am I doing abs workout right and how should I check my progress?

I am doing abs workout (7 minute app workout 1-2 per day) for "that slightly muscular sexy abs" for 2 month now, but I don't really see any visual progress and this makes me really sad =( Should I ...
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I need help with confidence because i have worked out hard for over a month and a half and still no weight loss on scale?

Okay, here's the deal. I have lost a lot of weight. And, kind of gained a little of it back. I am only 19 and wanted to lose about 10-15 pounds. I would be happy with 10lbs really. I go to the gym ...
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Best Exercise For V-Shape Without Weights

What is the best calisthenics exercise to get a V-Shape as fast as possible? Thanks in advance!
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Football Training

I just turned 15 yesterday and I seem to be in a pickle. I weigh currently 178 and I am 5 '10'. I am currently going to try and play outside linebacker or even a Defensive End. I have been taking C4 ...
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I feel recuperated immediately the next day after an intense workout. Okay to workout more?

This question kind of seems like the "am I working out too hard?" question, but it's a bit different. This question asks about whether or not one should trust their body or a timeframe. I worked my ...
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Improve posture in home [duplicate]

I want to have a good posture. I think that if someone hasn't good he/she cans obtain it with workout. We can't have all the time or money to go to a gym or somewhere else to do our posture good. I do ...
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Advices for workout routine

I am 15 years old and I've been working out for 4 months and swimming for a year. I'm stuck at finding an ideal workout routine, since I have to conciliate lifting weights and swimming. My routine is:...
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Stress-anxiety stop

It maybe sounds that hasn't anything to do with fitness but it has. If someone has stress about something, lets say exams, new girlfriend, etc, not necessarily to do with the muscles. Are there ...
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pass the limits to obtain muscle

If you do one day workouts for one part from your body but you training 6 hours would you see faster results? Example: Monday legs 3 hours in the morning and 3 before going to bed at night. The next ...
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Arms get tight and being during workout

Basically what the title says. I just started working out for about a month now and my arms get veiny even when I'm not doing an arm workout, they also feel tight and I don't have much energy to use ...
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Workout in the morning [closed]

I'm going to start going to the gym before work which is going at 7AM. My question is when do i have my breakfast? Before or after the GYM and if before the GYM how much time do i need to process ...
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In between sets — what to do? [closed]

I am trying to gain strength, which leaves a lot of rest time in between sets (3-5 minutes). I am a beginner and have no clue what to do in between sets! I kind of just dag around. What are some ...
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How to keep stamina for intense long duration workouts

I am a hard core gymer. I work out 2hrs a day at a single stretch. However I am unable to keep the intensity of the workouts halfway. I mean not being able to maintain the vigour and stamina with ...
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Rest after workout

How long is the duration for which we are required to rest after workout. Is it good to do 2-3 sessions of heavy workout every day? What should be the rest period between the two sessions. I take 1 ...
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Working out with a headache

Today I was a little sick but I still went to the gym to do my workout. I had a really annoying consistent headache. A friend of mine warned me not to do all the sets because i could damage my brain ...
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Why abs are small?how can i make them bigger

I am a thin guy but my abs are visible but there are small.I workout on floor my back face down my hands touching the head and I move up until the height of knees and I go back again.I am doing ...
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I am 15 years old and I'm thin. I want to gain weight and muscles [duplicate]

I am 15 years old. I study in class 11. Please don't go to my age. I still want to gain some weight. Well, I haven't weighed myself, really. I am thin. I have no muscles. In my school life I was ...
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obtain mass on chest,biceps,triceps program [closed]

i make workout only friday,Saturday,Sunday.Rarely and other days.I am 24 years old and my weight is 66.My height is 1.78.Can someone build chest,biceps and triceps making workout only the days i ...
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Creatine at its Finest

Hello Im new to this website and Im sure that everyone here frequently gets asked about Creatine. Currently I have been taking C4 Cellucor along with Creacore Creatine by MuscleTech. I weigh 171 and I ...

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