Greg Mikolap
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How to get definition in the outer calves
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Try doing all of the above with your feet turned in making sure you work through the whole range of movement

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Stretches for long periods of sitting
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Your back is probably hurting because you are immobilized in one position, something that a simple fidget can help. What actually happens is when muscle is immobilised in a shortened position (your ...

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forearm during weighted pull-ups and chin-ups
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Yes, you can perform grip work as suggested by Alec. In the meantime consider using straps or at least chalk for hands to increase friction and combination of the two would improve your 'feel' in a ...

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Endurance activities and carbohydrates: when are they needed
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2010 ISSN Position Stand: • Individuals engaged in a general fitness program can typically meet needs by consuming a normal diet (45-55% CHO; 3-5 g/kg/day). • Athletes involved in moderate amounts of ...

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Safe exercises after L5-S1 disc problem
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This is not something you should be asking online. First problem is diagnosing the injury as shown here http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/9106324 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16764546 "Most ...

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Is it safe to suddenly add more weight to weighted pull-ups and dips?
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To build muscle, it is best to do a variety of repetitions. There is no magic number at which your spine will be hurting (especially as biomechanics do not cause an injury). Try to do one session a ...

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Is there a benefit to weightlifting without pushing yourself?
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As the science shows gaining size happens due to calorie surplus and also if you lift at least 60% 1RM (15 repetitions, roughly), 40 reps minimum per muscle, twice a week. So yes, sometimes it's ok ...

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Do protein shakes really damage the kidneys?
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This is a myth from 30 years ago when it was discovered that eating more protein increases GFR, rate of blood filtration through the kidneys http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/6650549 But just ...

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When is the best time to drink PHD Diet Whey Protein
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You drink protein shake to complement your protein intake, regardless of training days or times, unless you are very experienced timing doesn't really matter.

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Body fat loss halted. Anyone have experience getting under 8% body fat?
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What are the macros? Lower on your calorie deficit, you should adjust your protein higher, as leaner you get muscle waste can be very quick, so see if your protein is on 3g/kg of your body weight. ...

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Is it necessary to do flat, incline and decline flys?
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This entirely depends on what is your goal? is it size? is it strength? How advanced you are? You would be better off training muscle groups twice a week and split this volume into two, for best ...

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Does cardio effect the amount of protein I absorb after a weight lifting session?
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It won't. As long as you meet your daily requirements you will be fine, regardless how many minutes after your workout you will have a shake.

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Carrying 10kg while doing cardio
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I would say don't worry about it as your cardio machine is probably innacurate anyway. Yes as you lose weight your metabolic needs go down, but all you have to do is readjust your calorie intake and ...

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Minimum amount of calories while preventing muscle catabolism?
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This is more of a question on setting accurate calorie estimate. There is a calculator on my page in www.GoodLookingBody.co.uk on page 'FREE' From there set your protein target at around 2.2g/kg Fats ...

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Should I consult a doctor before start drinking protein shakes?
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If you are not lactose intolerant you will be fine with standard whey protein concentrate, it is the cheapest and most popular protein out there, look for good quality brands and about 80% of protein. ...

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