Janis Peisenieks
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When I wake up after a two hour nap I feel like I was hit by a truck.
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A free e-book gave me an answer to this a while ago. When we sleep, we go through various sleep cycles, starting from 1, the lightest, to 4, the strongest. While in stage 1, a person probably doesn'...

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For better muscle growth, how many hours' sleep are recommended after doing a workout?
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It is quite well known, that average adult human being needs about 8 hours of sleep a day. In terms of feeling well rested, It does not matter how long you sleep, rather what quality is the sleep ...

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Smoking and its effects on muscle building
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In my experience, the most detrimental aspect of smoking while bodybuilding is the lack of energy. When I smoked, I was quite lethargic most of the time and in gym I used to just quit whenever it got ...

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Upper and lower body proportion, gaining muscle losing fat
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IF the sessions you mention are done every day, then the answer probably is, that you have too little rest. Muscle needs rest to be able to recuperate and grow. Usually muscle won't grow properly if ...

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Cardio before or after exercise?
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I can give an advice in case of weight loss training. It is considered better to do a light warm up before a workout, just to get Your blood pumping, and energy going, and the cardio after the ...

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Will I effectively lose weight only by running? Is it better than doing full body workout?
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If it is only losing weight you're after, then Yes, as Ivo Flipse stated, running will do you loads of good. On the other hand, I don't approve of only losing weight, as in loosing only fat. That is ...

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Clicking and clicking noise with bench presses
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I think there is just one advice that can be given in this case: See a doctor! Anything else would be plain bad for you. This is something that cannot be answered correctly without a physical exam. ...

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Will wearing thick clothes during cardio provide better weight loss results?
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If pure weight loss is what youre after ( and I mean just kg/pounds, not fat loss), then that extra hoodie could help you. Amy Nutt makes a great point about heat and weightloss. Sweating helps body ...

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Sore after work out - can't straighten arm
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What I think could have happened is a light pulling of some tendons in the elbow, due to incorrect form of exercising. Had the exact same thing happen to me about 3 weeks ago while doing some shoulder ...

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How to build muscles and lose fat quickly within weeks?
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Ok, You asked for it :) Looking at this from the theory standpoint. Fat loss Loosing fat in a matter of weeks is possible. That much is certain and, as Natasha mentioned, a kethogenic or hgc diet ...

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Profuse sweating during exercise, then chills
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As far as I know, this should should never be happening under normal circumstances. Therefore I suggest you go, see a doctor about this. In my 18 years of hard-as-hell dancing I have never ...

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Advanced Fitness Program
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Only thing I can reccommend from experience is bodybuilding.com. Did the Gething 12 week transformation myself, dropped about 50 pounds in 12 weeks.

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Should I stretch before exercising?
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If it is bodybuilding/weight-lifting that you are doing, it is probably best to do a quick (1 exercise) stretch after the warm-up cardio, and then do some stretches in between exercises. What this ...

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