eevar
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Day off from training...how to mentally relax
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I think this might be off topic for F&N. Have you considered seeing a friendly local therapist? Feeling guilty over not exercising 1-2 days of the week borders on a disorder IMHO. If you do ...

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What to do with sore muscles
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Keep working out according to your schedule (assuming there's a 48-72 hour recovery period after each session -- if not, get a new schedule). It's not harmful, and might even make the soreness go away ...

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Cross court speed
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You want to sprint faster? In addition to interval/running training, you probably want to start lifting weights for stronger muscle. In particular hamstrings, quads and calves, but core and upper ...

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What is the best way to bring one's metabolism out of starvation mode following a diet?
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One word: Exercise. (Strictly speaking, your best option is diverting that unspent energy to something more useful than fat gain.) Ideally not some silly cardio regimen; aim for resistance training, ...

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I want to run but have a bad knee. How should I deal with it?
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Sounds like your body isn't (currently) built for running. Give it up and shoot for some other form of exercise instead, at least for the time being. I'd go with Stronglifts 5x5. Squats do great ...

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Does boiling time change an egg's nutritional content?
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According to this study you do want to cook your eggs for better bioavailability. As for soft vs hard, I think you should just go with whatever you prefer. "The true ileal digestibility of cooked and ...

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How can an overweight engineer get back in shape?
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You seem adamant about only doing cardio, but I really think you should consider lifting some weights. Strength training is great for your back, knees and general posture. It will also get your ticker ...

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How to create a workout plan?
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You really shouldn't create your own program. Pick an existing one created by someone with a clue and proven to work, then follow that to the letter. As a beginner, you can't go wrong with ...

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As a hardgainer, how do I get the right balance of calories to add size without adding fat?
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You're eating way too much. Aim for an increase of 1 pound per week, i.e. a daily calorie excess of 500 kcal. That should be plenty for good muscle growth. There's no such thing as a hardgainer, you ...

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Running - should it be done when you're hungry?
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The 'burning more fat on an empty stomach' thing is mostly bullshit. Weight change is pretty much determined by the difference between your calorie intake and calories spent. Whether you're hungry ...

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How can I gain a lot of weight in one month?
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Consider a cheap creatine (monohydrate) supplement for increased water retention. That should net you another 1-3 kg in no time. If you work out, it should help a little with strength/endurance as ...

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My wrists and fore-arms hurt, what should I do?
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Stop with the daily weight lifting? Try to give your body 48-72 hours of restitution between workouts.

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Is it better to start exercising with a program/dvd or running/walking/etc?
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Start off with a full body free weight training program. Stronglifts 5x5 works great for anyone in normal health. The program is simple, balanced and offers great progress, while only taking about an ...

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