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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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Working out biceps without equipments?

Can anybody tell me a way to increase my biceps without using gym equipments? There's a COVID-19 pandemic which is what causes infections among the gym freaks in the local bodybuilding gym near me. Of course, I don't wanna go. Yes, I will gain big biceps by going to the gym but I'll be in a...

4XCrazySamael‎, Today 04:55 PM
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What is the best exercise for strengthening wide grip pull-ups besides the obvious?

So besides the exercise itself, what's best? I've always been pretty weak here. Am I right that this exercise is an intermediate to advanced exercise? I remember when I was a kid I could at least do the bicep pull-ups relatively easily. I think I would get close to 10 reps or more when I was in...

Regality‎, Yesterday 02:29 AM
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How to stop leg day nausea?

Title says it all. How can I stop this feeling like I’m gonna puke. It feels like I’m finishing up a XC or Track workouts where I’m sprinting 800m repeats 4 times and my body says no f**king more of this bull****, why did I even join this stupid sport, I never liked running to begin with, if anyone...

Lizzy3200‎, 02-26-2021 07:47 PM
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Work out about abs

Need some suggestion...

Normal21‎, Today 06:51 PM
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infomation about planks

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demariii09‎, Today 06:27 PM
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Lower Abdomen Pain Seated Leg Curl

I was doing the seater leg curl machine today and just 3 reps in I felt the most intense, burning sensation in my lower right abdomen (the lowest part of your abdomen pretty much). It happened last week as well but I just powered through it and it was okay. I half a**ed my first set and tried again...

idkwhyj‎, 03-21-2019 06:52 PM
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Covid- No Spot Bench Question

So i'm wondering what the rule would be for going up in weight without a spot. So I don't have spot, and am my gym doesnt allow them now because of COVID. I guess if i'm stuck I could yell for help or roll it off but Id rather that not happen :) My last set i'm doing 3 reps and could...

Sjfrank‎, 02-23-2021 09:08 AM
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Cardio?decreases leg muscles/ quads?

Hey guys.l used to be a weightlifter. I quit in 2018 . Sometimes l train legs just for fun (once or twice a week) .I still have muscular legs. I tried jogging/running and l love it. I want to jog/run 5 times a week. Every morning and l will lift in the afternoon. So my main goal is to get big quads...

fatguylovesMcD‎, Today 08:51 AM
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Plank Workout

If there’s one exercise we all love to hate and hate to love it is planking, see some videos on planking down below to know how you can do it the correct way. Video 1 : *************.us/60483477916434 Video 2 : *************.us/6048341 Video 3 : *************.us/60483477918424

TishaJoyce‎, Today 03:53 PM
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No gym? No free weights? You want to work out? Look here.

In this thread I'm going to list alternative exercises to do if you don't have access to normal gym equipment. Some of it may seem a little odd, but that's probably because you don't have a sense of humor like me. The front left keg weighs 90 pounds full. 1/6 barrel. 15 pounds empty. The front...

paulinkansas‎, 02-08-2021 02:07 PM
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Squat question

Okay, so I have a problem keeping proper form with regular squats....my knees want to extend past where they should or else I feel off balance, and it just doesn't seem to go well. I have very little control with them and always feel awkward/offkilter. However, I can perform wide stanced/sumo...

gamandy‎, Yesterday 01:38 AM
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one arm push-ups for chest hypertrophy

Here is the thing: I'm stuck at home with virtually no equipment and bodyweight dips and push ups are easy. I know that one arm push ups don't target the chest really well, shoulders and triceps will fatigue first, even with perfect technique(torso going straight up and down like in 2 handed push...

DerSven‎, 02-27-2021 07:12 PM
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Which triceps heads are activated

Which triceps heads are activated during benchpress and which are activated by shoulder press? How do you know which triceps heads are activated by which exercise?

Lionel6‎, Yesterday 10:37 AM
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STUBBORN biceps

alright, so I got stubborn ass biceps. I’ve been lifting for a couple years, and over the years I’ve seen significant gains in all of my muscles except for my biceps. sure they’ve grown a little, but definitely not much. I know genetics probably play into this at least a little because I have...

SouthpawMF‎, 02-24-2021 11:05 AM
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RANT: R.I.P. Tyrbolift

For those with discerning tastes while they soak their toes in a nice cool pool.

chazzy1864‎, 06-23-2016 11:38 AM
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Need advice

So I’m 30 and a mom of three. Since turning 30 and having my third child l really want to lose weight and have more energy and just be healthy all overall. I work from home and have zero time to go to a gym, I can start by doing good home work outs- Im trying to get this going and I have no clue...

erinham‎, Yesterday 09:07 AM
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Ayyy yo why do people hate on lunges so much?

Why does squat crew hate on lunges so much? I do rear lunges and that **** works the **** out of my quads, my hamstrings, and my glutes. I feel that **** for days after a good workout. Squat crew, please tell me what's wrong with doing lunges? You are definitely going to develop nice thighs and...

Liberal3lite‎, 02-24-2021 10:30 PM
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Thumbs up Need Help ~ testing T levels

Hello , Sorry I am new here and don't know were to post this. But I am a back yard scientist and like to actually do tests ( blood work/ bf% water test and so on) on things I try and document. So I need help to locate a doctor/place that will test my T levels without the whole "I feel bad...

Mad0nion‎, 02-09-2021 11:55 AM
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You having squat issues? Butt wink, eh? Here may be the answer...

I wish I had found these videos couple years ago (impossible cuz these were published like a few months ago lol). I’ve been dealing with progressing on my squat and squats just not feeling natural to me. Butt wink had been an issue also...talked to the people at the gym - they said feet...

TryingBB‎, 02-27-2021 12:27 AM
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Use Lat machine for rows?

So I have a lat machine with a hinge at the top and one at the bottom which can't be adjusted. The hinge is where the cable runs from and joins to the end part (long bar handle, short handle etc) When doing rows with a barbell I've noticed I get a lower back ache. This week I tried with...

MrBrave‎, 02-26-2021 11:43 PM
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Gyms closed losing gains ( home workout help)

Hello everyone Gyms are closed. I hardly made visual gains. Am skinny guy who doesn’t want to be skinny again. I have light dumbells and I got a pull up bar and a dips stand. Any tips and recommendations on continuing on building muscle.

user3YT6NC9OX2T‎, 02-18-2021 10:29 AM
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Rhomboid exercises with barbel only?

Yo any of you guys know of any good exercises I can use to target my rhomboids apart from barbell rows and pendlay rows. I live in the uk and gyms are closed due to lockdown so I only have a barbell and dumbbells atm.

AlphaMentality4‎, 02-26-2021 05:43 AM
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Exercise for lower trap

I was wondering if anyone could recommend a good exercise for strengthening the lower trap. The two I've found are pull/chin ups and trap raises.

kharneth‎, 02-23-2021 09:36 AM
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overhead press vs. incline press w/ dumbbells

Is there more activation of the biceps and triceps in overhead press or incline press (30 degrees)? Also, can someone develop big triceps/biceps from doing overhead press and bent-over rows only? Can overhead press develop nice upper traps and neck or do you need to do additional exercises...

Liberal3lite‎, 02-22-2021 05:48 PM
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Average strength of males

What would you expect a newcomer to the gym and to exercise in general, in the 18 to 35 male demographic be able to lift on these lifts? Squat Deadlift Bench Standing press Power clean So I'm asking for untrained 1 rep maxes on day one.

Sun tzu‎, 02-21-2021 11:47 AM
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