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What else should I eat besides my post workout shake?
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The foundation of any good diet to make “gains” (build muscle mass) is high quality complex carbohydrates. I.E. oatmeal, sweat potatoes, yams, pumpkins, squash, brown rice, rice. Notice a starch that ...

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What are the effects of long-term, mass-consumption of sugared, carbonated drinks and what can be done to stop?
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I would pick one sugar or caffeine. It is much more likely that you will fail if you if try to quit both at the same time. To address the question of reducing the craving. Make a habit of ...

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How to gain definition on my biceps?
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Definition comes from lowering your Body fat. Chalking up my hands and doing heavy Deadlifting has given me more strength in my forearms than any isolated movement.

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Pendlay Row: It doesnt connect the lats
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Some tips for Rowing Exercises Have your back fully arced and shoulder blades pinned back as far as you can. There should not be any flexion in your back when you lift whether it is Rows, Squats, or ...

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How to sleep while sore
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Welcome back to Leg workouts. Especially among former athletes and former lifters who take some time off it is extremely easy to overdo your first few (leg) workouts. After about 10 workouts you ...

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Is there any equipment/method that might help growing height?(20 yo male)
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Besides the obvious Eat, Sleep, and be healthy advice….. Weight Training my help you grow a little with the added production of hGH but the extra height would be negligible and it would be impossible ...

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Should we train calves 3 times per week?
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Calf are a small enough muscle group that no matter how many times you work them you are not going to run into over training issue by working them. So work them as much as you want. I think the ...

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Should I add an assistance exercise or drop the weight on my squats to work my adductors?
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I do not think you should drop the weights down and “focusing on really opening my hips up.” As long as you are not bowing the knees in to much I believe that this is somewhat of a natural ...

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Would deloading for a month in order to help fix my lifting form ultimately detrain me?
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Are you truly injured? If you are get better and then get back to lifting. Otherwise. Should I reset my weights for a month? No, not if you are following the plan in starting strength. I have read ...

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Sharp rib pain after squats in StrongLifts 5x5, breathe problems
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I have dealt with this exact same injury (on the left side). I stopped doing all squats and dead-lifts for 2 month and waited for it to be back to 100%. Berin answer is spot on from my experience. ...

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Problem with shoulder workouts
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Chirstopher’s answer is great. I will just add a couple of my thoughts. Something that might be holding you back are muscle groups other than your shoulders and triceps. Core strength – is your ...

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What food should be preferred for gaining weight?
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Thinking about what proportion of food you should be eating is fine tuning. How to gain weight? Put butter on everything and fast food. I find consuming simple sugars (soda or tang or juice) will ...

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Cramping in chest after working out
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Cramping is usually caused by dehydration. For me the first muscle that always cramps is my LATs. When this happens I know it is time to drink more water. Your body is most likely dehydrated. ...

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Elbow pain due to tricep exercise
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If it hurts when you do that, don’t do that. This answer is pragmatic. There are certain triceps isolation exercises that I just cannot do in particular triceps kick back and skull crushers. If I ...

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Increase range of movement in Shoulders
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When I hear you say “lock in” that make me think of people who have had shoulder surgeries where the ligaments where intentional attached in a manner to reduce shoulder mobility in order to speed ...

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Is it better to take protein supplements before or after a workout?
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The time of day that you take your protein shake is really splitting hairs. The most importing thing is that you find the time to take it (Non supplement protein sources are preferable). I like ...

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