fredriksvensson
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Trainer told me to do 5 sets of 5 deadlifts. Should I be worried?
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This is standard barbell weight training as it has more or less always been. Your first four sets are just warm ups for your one heavy set. If we take my own program as an example I start even lower ...

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The influence of cortisol on muscle gains
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Cortisol is actually released in a diurnal rhythm with a spike when you wake up, and tapering off during the day until the time you go to sleep where it is at its lowest. Cortisol levels are also ...

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What is considered a healthy weight loss and body fat decrease?
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Your fat storage can only release 69 kcal/kg per day from your fat mass to be consume as energy. If you use up more energy then that it will be taken from somewhere else. Probably muscle mass. I will ...

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Low weight causing health problems
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Yeah so, you obviously need to eat more. If I understand you correctly you fast for 24 hours per day, which in itself is fine, however it is VERY hard to get one day worth of food in one meal. ...

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How can I structure going to the gym twice per day?
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Training more do not necessarily give more gains. You don't gain mass DURING the training, you gain when you rest AFTER the training. When working out, regardless what type of training, your cortisol ...

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Widen chest area (side)
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Well thank you, you just made me feel like a freak :) I think some of it is probably genetics, like how large your ribcage is. I'm not really sure, but that is probably not going to change that much. ...

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Eating pasta and developing a sixpack
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Why not try a body recomposition program. A well defined six pack is well built muscles and a low fat percentage. A way to attain this is to eat 500kcal above maintenance levels on training days and ...

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Using Muscle Milk but worried about its calorie content
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I'm also lactose intolerant. The ultra filtered whey (sometimes marketed as 100%) works pretty well for my stomach, so maybe you should try using that. Otherwise you could use a pure egg protein, it ...

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Naturally increasing my Metabolism
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"Eating regularly" and "Having a good-sized breakfast and eating proportionate meals" Proportional meals or when you eat your meals haven't really been proven anywhere. Actually what have been ...

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Source for flexibility training
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Try Pavel Tsatsouline "Relax Into Stretching" and Beyond Stretching. These are good books that will get you flexible in no time. These books goes through the basics of flexibility. "Relax Into ...

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How often should one eat to stay physically fit?
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If we are talking metabolism, meal timing have no effect what so ever. There are heaps of studies made and I don't think there is anyone refuting this (at least not in the scientific community), read ...

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Do starting strength twice a week instead of three?
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Short answer: No You will just be gaining a little slower. Other then that I don't see why you wouldn't be adding weights.

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How to properly use Guideline Daily Amounts for determining my calorie consumption?
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The simple fact is this: If you are not losing weight, you are not in caloric deficit. It is as simple as that. Usually, the problems are: You are not putting everything you eat into the program You ...

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This Exercise Enough for me in a day?
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Deadlifts, squats, benchpress, military press and Chins? :) No but seriously, I really believe a good strength program is something everybody should be doing. Especially people with sedentary office ...

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How much should I exercise given my calorie intake?
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The training is harder because you probably have depleted all glucose in your body. Your body have a hard time functioning since it have no readily available fuel and tries to use your fat store for ...

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What is a good body muscle %?
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Your body consist of muscles, fat, bones, organs, connective tissue and cartilage. Where everything other then fat and muscles have a constant weight over time. Measuring fat will therefore be the ...

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