Petter
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Are so-called "burst workouts" effective for weight loss?
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What the author refers to as Burst Workouts most other people will call HIIT, or High Intensity Interval Training. The reason this is highly effective, compared to say slow-poking it on an elliptical ...

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Workout to prolong erection?
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While there is no specific exercise that will do this general good aerobic conditioning will help. So, keep going to the gym and stay healthy and you should have long, happy sex for years to come. ...

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how many high intensity interval training (HIIT) schedules can/should I do per week?
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This article does, in a long way, answer your question: The Marathon Myth: High intensity Interval Training (H.I.I.T.) vs. Long Duration Training (L.D.T.) I have written several FitBit Articles ...

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Do i really have to eat this much for building muscles?
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There are many reasons that bulking diets fail but here are a few of the most common reasons: 1. Calories are not high enough and putting on muscle mass fails. 2. Calories are too high and macros are ...

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Right weight for lifting?
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I have no idea why everyone is advocating a higher rep amount as this is counter intuitive to building muscle. Yes, you read that correctly, building muscle. The fact is the more muscle mass will help ...

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On the influence of the total number of sets, particularly with regard to tendon progress
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Keeping your rep range between 8-12 will allow you muscles to reach hypertrophy (You can Google for many studies around this) and as soon as you can lift 12 you increase with the smallest amount ...

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When should I reduce my training intensity before a competition?
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Cut down on long distance training The most important part is to cut down on the total amount of workout one week before the race and sometimes two weeks, depending on how you feel. Cut the training ...

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Bench plateau, while other lifts continue to grow
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Already some good suggestions but I'll add what I did as I, and many more I am sure, have had this problem numerous times. First time I had this problem I lowered by rep range to 2-3 reps for 3 weeks ...

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How to Create an Optimized Diet for Muscle Gain
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There are generally two accepted way of doing this. Cyclic ketogenic diet or a "standard" 40/40/20 diet. The 40/40/20 diet have been used by bodybuilders for 50+ years so it is really not anything ...

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is cheese sauce a good compromise to eat veggies
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This is not a good plan, well, at all! Simply cutting out all carbs from your diet will have a huge impact. No. Why? Because your are combining carbs and fat and this is a sure bet to spike insulin ...

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Building abs and shaping up muscles
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Looking at your weight and height I can tell you right now you will need to focus on what you eat. You need to create a bulking diet(I just answered that question here: Bulking diet) While the ...

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Which collection of specific exercises can be used to completely substitute Deadlift?
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Here are some replacement exercises, however, as stated above, it can not be replaced entirely due to the complexity of the exercise itself. Lat Pulldowns (compound, overhand grip) Pull-Ups (...

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Can't seem to do a proper bench press ... any reasons as to why?
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Best way I found to fix my Bench Press problem was to start using a Smith Machine. The difference in how the muscles are activated is pretty minimal, see this study A comparison of muscle activation ...

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How can I get more "toned"?
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The number ONE thing you will need to focus on is your diet. You can go to the gym and run all you want but without knowing exactly what you put into your body there is zero chance of you seeing any ...

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Why do high intensity exercises hamper getting bigger and stronger?
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There is no exercise that will stop you from getting bigger and/or stronger. What will, however, have a huge impact on your progress is your diet. Your diet will account for most of your progress and ...

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What activity level should I choose in calorie calculators?
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Here I am showing you how I do it and I know the question is only about which activity multiplier to use but it seemed easier to do it this way. Note about Body fat: You will need to get this one as ...

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How can I gain weight?
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Let me start by stating the obvious, you are eating to little. If you are not gaining weight you will need to increase your caloric intake and what those calories consist of could depend on your ...

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How many days muscles need to rest?
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Doing a 5-day split with different muscle groups being exercised each day compared to a 3-day split where one works out the entire body makes little difference in terms of muscle building in the long ...

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supplements for building muscle with low level training
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Supplements are for people working on the last bit of perfection in their physique. Any normal gym rat will not notice and huge difference. One need to understand that most supplements are simply crap ...

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How effective are Kneeling Cable Crunches?
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Depending on how you do them you will not fully workout the lower part of your abs and mostly the upper part. I would not do them, as you say "over regular crunches", but in addition to. In order to ...

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Free weights or body weight exercises?
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Question is asked like an either or but I see nothing wrong with using what you have at home to get going combining the weights and your body. Once you grow out of what you have perhaps you could join ...

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I think I've hit a Plateau
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This is really not as complicated as to require an enormous answer. Bottomline: Calories in, calories out. Calories out (your deficit) needs to be greater and you will lose weight. Get your body fat ...

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