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Is there good scientific evidence on the effectiveness of rest days for building mass?
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I find the ACSM Position Stand is a very credible source of precisely what you want to know. Evidence category A is backed by significant Random Control Trials (RCT) with significant participants ...

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Train biceps while minimizing the stress on the lateral epicondyle
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Issues with the lateral epicondyle (the bony bump on the outside of the elbow) are a result of a few problems: Tennis Elbow (Lateral Epicondylitis) Fracture Cubitus Valgus "Minimizing stress on ...

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Exercises for "toughening" rotator cuffs
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Swimming would probably be the safest exercise. A properly constructed workout plan will eliminate injuries Do not over train Know your 1 Rep Max and multi-rep equivalents Do not exceed your 1RM ...

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Do calories burned for activity include RMR-burned calories?
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Technically RMR should not be factored in the calorie burn rate. the calorie burn is estimated from the amount of work done. Calorie expenditure is an estimate using statistical regression analysis ...

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Mixing high intensity and high volume in a single session
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I believe you are referring to mixing strength and hypertrophy in the same set-rep scheme. There have been a number of small research studies published in the past decade testing this concept. Small ...

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Will doing heavy deadlifts once a week increase muscle size?
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This is what the American College of Sports Medicine published as their Position Stand on workout programs designed for Hypertrophy (mass): Evidence from well-designed Randomized Control Trials ...

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Pyramid training - High to low or low to high
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The only set to set workout supported by accredited strength training organizations is progressive, increasing workload from one set to another. No one recommends reducing workload from one set to ...

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body fat calculation formula for metric values
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There are some body fat formulas that estimates body fat with BMI Deurenberg Formula Deurenberg Formula #2 Gallagher Formula Jackson-Pollock Formula At this page (first column, fourth choice) is a "...

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Change my routine to use strength exercises that are also cardio exercises?
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Resistance training is not effective in weight loss or body fat reduction without dietary modification. The best outcomes for weight loss and body fat reduction come from dietary modification. ...

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Please revise my workout routine according to my body detail
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NOTE: This is an incomplete answer. There are so many things wrong with this routine. I am in the process of creating a couple of routine assessment apps to assemble the data necessary to explain ...

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Is the deadlift necessary for an intermediate bodybuilder?
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The Deadlift works nearly every muscle in the body. VERY IMPORTANT: You must use proper form. Most important is to Hold a Deep Breath, Contract the Abs, and arch the back, to help prevent a ...

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Weight loss and weight lifting
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Resistance training is anaerobic and does not, in itself, burn a significant amount of calories. Resistance training is not effective in weight loss or body fat reduction. More on RT and Weight Loss ...

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