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Exclamation Sticky Thread Sticky: *** Deadlifting 101: Instructional videos ***

What's up deadlift people? This thread will attempt to cover deadlift basics, common mistakes, and also provide some useful information about other deadlift variations. Here is the basic overview of the classic barbell deadlift..... 8u899wRnwqs And here is Mark Rippetoe's "Lengthy Analysis...

Kiknskreem‎, 11-21-2008 08:02 PM
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Sticky Thread Sticky: The Bench Form Thread

We see a lot of threads asking for bench form critiques on this forum. I feel like most of these threads are made because people don’t know how to critique their own form. They just don’t know what to look for. I’m hoping to narrow that gap with this thread. I’m not going to touch on everything,...

davisj3537‎, 09-19-2013 11:41 PM
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Arrow Sticky Thread Sticky: The Fundamentals of the Back Squat

The Fundamentals of the Back Squat The Back Squat has often been referred to as "the King of Exercises" because it uses a great deal of the body's musculature and is therefore very efficient in making you bigger and stronger. Really, squats are a full body exercise, though most people will...

VoxExMachina‎, 03-24-2011 09:10 AM
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Sticky Thread Sticky: Answers to Common Questions

Q: What exercise should I do for (insert body part here)? I don't know how to do (insert exercise here). A: Do a Search, please, before creating a thread. Also go here: http://www.exrx.net/Lists/Directory.html http://www.bodybuilding.com/exercises/ Q: Should I use a full body...

VoxExMachina‎, 09-05-2009 04:46 PM
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Sticky Thread Sticky: The 80/20 Rule for Lifting

Think, But Don't Over-Analyze When you are enthusiastic about bodybuilding, or any sport or hobby for that matter, you want to know everything you can about it. You want to know what's the best exercise, what rep range will give you an edge, how to best structure your split so that you eek out...

VoxExMachina‎, 02-19-2010 07:41 PM
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Sticky Thread Sticky: Beginner's Guide: 6 Basic Compound Lifts, and How to do Them

The core of any good exercise program should be built around the 6 basic compound lifts. These are the basis of bobybuilding, the cornerstone of hypertrophy, the mecca of mass, the.... well, you get the idea. Must you do all of these? No. Nothing is a "must". But instead of wasting...

VoxExMachina‎, 09-07-2009 10:59 AM
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Sticky Thread Sticky: De-Load, the Overlooked Technique

Introduction: There are countless posts on the best way to train biceps, the optimum split for getting huge, how to bench press properly, or any of a million other questions on how to become bigger, leaner, or break through plateaus. But one technique that helps achieve all of these goals...

VoxExMachina‎, 01-03-2010 11:16 AM
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Arrow Sticky Thread Sticky: General Forum Rules

Welcome to the Bodybuilding.com Forums It is our hope that the members of the forums will help each other in providing motivation and information to those looking to reach their fitness goals. To protect our members and the forums, the following rules are effective in all sections. Please take...

ForumSentinel‎, 05-19-2014 09:12 AM
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Quad iso blues

I have absolutely been spinning my wheels with quad isolation for a long time. Sissy squats fatigue my lower back before my quads even get going, and leg extensions **** up my bad knee before my quads get anywhere near failure. I can’t use any amount of weight that I can sneeze at because my knee...

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Band pull-aparts ?

Hey, i need advice. Im training in my garage with limited equipment until i will go back to the gym. I have bands and i want to ask about rear delts exercise. I was always doing face pulls for rear delts, but with bands, idk it feel weird, bad ROM and cant feel it that way. I need different...

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Calling anyone interested in a friendly strength competition for this spring/summer

Last fall, a few of us took part in a competition/collaborative effort where we uploaded our lifts and challenged each other to greater progress. It was fun, and to the best of my knowledge all of us made improvements. My squat is finally out of pathetic territory but still needs a lot of work...

EliKoehn‎, 03-26-2021 07:50 AM
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RANT: R.I.P. Tyrbolift

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chazzy1864‎, 06-23-2016 11:38 AM
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Deadlift leverages and upper back

Would it stand to reason that hips-high deadlifters (me) would experience more thoracic rounding with heavier loads because the torso is more horizontal? I have poor thoracic mobility so it’s almost impossible to resist, but I wonder if it would be easier to keep my shoulders down and back if my...

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Is this dumbbell routine effective for building bulk?

I am trying to bulk up my muscle using low weight/high rep exercises to failure (while also losing bodyfat). I am currently doing a low weight/high rep (to failure) split program like this: Day 1 (most current workout, a few more reps each time usually) Push-Ups to failure (4 sets) Chest...

SWT1972‎, Yesterday 12:37 PM
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Sumo deadlift form check

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-ivlAmn6q7g

Sun tzu‎, Yesterday 01:12 AM
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Quad vs groin on squats

Hello all, I'm pretty new to lifting and noticed something strange tonight while squatting. I've been slowly working my way up in weight, targeting 8-12 reps per set, and as usual, I put an extra 10lbs on the bar tonight. But, I noticed something strange. Rather than feeling it in my quads like...

hanzosbm‎, 12-01-2021 06:47 PM
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Smile Push ups

A push-up is a common calisthenics exercise beginning from the prone position. By raising and lowering the body using the arms, push-ups exercise the pectoral muscles, triceps, and anterior deltoids, with ancillary benefits to the rest of the deltoids, serratus anterior, coracobrachialis and the...

Ksharia‎, 12-02-2021 06:50 AM
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How to do push-up

It tests the whole body, engaging muscle groups in the arms, chest, abdomen, hips and legs." The best, most complete upper body exercise in the world is the push-up 1.*************.us/7222601

sudsree‎, 12-01-2021 08:03 PM
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Pendlay rows question

Hey guys, I wanted to get back to doing pendlay rows but I haven't gotten yet to doing 20kgs on each side yet and the weights in the gym are smaller than oly plates. I try to add a weight under the plates but still not enough. The next idea is to use the power rack but I think it's going to...

chillz88‎, 11-29-2021 08:21 AM
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Lacking endurance during workout

Hello! First time posting, looking for some advice with some recent issues. After a bit of a break, I've gotten back into the gym almost daily over the last few weeks but im having an issue with endurance. This has been an issue in the past and is a contributing factor as to why I fell out of...

stillafatguy‎, 11-29-2021 09:06 AM
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Squatting more than once a week

After a number of non weight room setbacks over the last few years I need to get my squats squared away and back up to where they were...Clearly once a week does not work for me, I am doing the Russian Squat Program and it is progressing well, but its done in 2 weeks....so after that? I am not...

Cantplankwell‎, 11-29-2021 12:49 PM
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Post 8 Best Excercise For bigger Shoulder and TRAPS

benefits of Shoulder Excercise:Shoulder or scapular strength exercises can promote healthy movement patterns and improve posture and muscle function. Doing these exercises on a regular basis can help to treat and prevent injuries and allow you to move with greater ease and strength,

userXY8UWRDVPBS‎, 11-29-2021 06:21 PM
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Conventional deadlift: is mid-foot *always* the best bar placement on setup?

Here, I've got the bar directly over mid-foot on setup and have bent my knees forward until my shins are against the bar prior to initiating each rep. Yet I'm still told that the bar is too far in front of me, my hips are too high, I'm going to goof up my lower back, etc. I certainly feel the...

EliKoehn‎, 11-26-2021 09:31 AM
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Wink The Perfect Push up (Do it right)

Traditional pushups are beneficial for building upper body strength. They work the triceps, pectoral muscles, and shoulders. When done with proper form, they can also strengthen the lower back and core by engaging (pulling in) the abdominal muscles. Pushups are a fast and effective exercise for...

Fardin002‎, 11-30-2021 04:37 AM
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Question How to train abs without pain?

Historically, my ab training has been mostly compound lifts + 100-200 crunches a day. Sometimes I'll mess around with cable crunches, leg raises, etc. but that has been the majority of what I do for abs. However, crunches give me back pain everytime I do them. They make my abs look good, but I...

Ironface‎, 11-28-2021 09:58 PM
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Thumbs up How To build Your Muscle At Home

HOW TO BUILD YOUR MUSCLE AT HOME Building muscle at home is surprisingly straightforward and doesn't require any fancy gym equipment. All it takes is a little creativity and a commitment to workout regularly. That said, you can only gain so much muscle mass without professional equipment or...

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Buy Jump Suit/Dress

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If yall are looking for a way to lose weight please watch this video, its a vid about thenx doing a variety of high intensive training perfect for losing weight and getting shredded, the entire channel has free content and all u need to know, dont miss out, use the link in title to watch the video

Bladelfthenx‎, 11-29-2021 12:28 AM
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Question T booster or multivitamin

Ass the title says should I go t booster(Now testojack series) or should I invest in good multivitamin? I'm 24 yrs old, and would like to hear ur experiences with t boosters and with multi..

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The central point of this essay is to demonstrate the incommensurability of 'Darwinian fitness' with the numeric values associated with reproductive rates used in population genetics. While sometimes both are called 'fitness

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The central point of this essay is to demonstrate the incommensurability of 'Darwinian fitness' with the numeric values associated with reproductive rates used in population genetics. While sometimes both are called 'fitness

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How do push-ups work your abs?

Push-ups are a higher value plank. You're not only strengthening your abdominals by holding them still while gravity's trying to push your hips towards the ground, but you're also strengthening your upper-body pushing muscles: your chest, shoulders and triceps.”

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