Markus Wall
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StrongLifts suggestions for women
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Stronglifts works quite well for women, as long as some adjustments are made. Do note that these tips may not be applicable to all, but certainly to those rather new to lifing weights (Stronglifts is ...

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Overhead press alternative to bench press?
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No, they can not. First, they work different muscles. Second, the overhead press is a part of Stronglifts already, and adding another session of it could prove detrimental to your recovery. I'd ...

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What does it mean to "boost your metabolism"?
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There are (at least) two different ways to look at this. Adding muscle mass => higher basal metabolism Post-workout metabolic effects The first one being that the more muscle you have, the more ...

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What is the differences between DotFit bars and PowerBars?
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When looking at what the bars contain, there are (as in all food) three main sources of energy: fat, carbohydrates and protein. The two bars linked have similar composition when it comes to this, so ...

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Tightening Dumbbells
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I do not operate a gym, but I've been involved in mechanical engineering. What I would do is to get hold of some threadlocking substance (I've personally only ever used Loctite's products. There ...

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How do I bench press safely without a spotter?
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One more thing to look into is what is commonly referred to as "the roll of shame". Personally, I don't think the name is very fitting, as it's a perfectly good method of controlling the bar when ...

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Does Vitamin C help with recovery?
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It does not help with recovery. It actually seems like recovery gets a bit worse with excessive intake of vitamin C. In our opinion, antioxidant supplements are, at the least, useless. Antioxidant ...

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Achilles issues and foot numbness
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I tend to get a similar feeling. I have noticed, however, that it gets better with proper warmup before starting to run. Some jumps, short jogs, and other activities to get the heart rate up a bit ...

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