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QTDDTOT - Questions That Don'd Deserve Their Own Thread (Clifford the Big Red Dog edition)

Okay retard, what do you want?

  1. 4 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    BRK (Big Red Knot)

  2. 4 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    Just got covid and was doing my usual calisthenics routine after recovering.

    Now I can barely do 5-10 push ups without my chest hurting and I can't even do 5k on my rower without having chest pain.

    Only thing I can do without much discomfort is cycling and now when I'm at work I feel very lethargic and out of breath.

    I measure my bpm and its at around 60-65, and my blood pressure is currently at around 120/68.

    Should I just take it easy until I feel ok, or should I see a doctor?

    • 4 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      Bro, see a fuckin doctor.

      >tried to make thread
      >I’m rangebanned
      Fuck you too jannies

      Whenever I squatted, my inner thigh (hip adductor) would get unreasonably sore afterwards (often, the ONLY muscle group to get sore). I never paid it much attention until today, when I felt some “shock” (not outright pain) there when I was out and about. Forgot about it for my gym session until I started rowing and it felt like I pulled the damn muscle. Had to slow down for a bit but I managed to recover speed by the end.
      Did I injure something already or is this just a warning sign before I get a express ticket to snap city? Should I take a day off squatting? I’m not even squatting heavy.

      I would guess you pulled a tendon or something. Have someone check your form.

    • 4 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      Your'e working out while having covid? Bro, just wait it out lmao
      Covid is not going to kill you but it is a strong flu so chill
      go to a doctor

    • 4 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      you are now sick
      stop working out while sick, its pointless for gains and can be harmful to you until you recover

  3. 4 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    I have vascular delts but love handles. Is this common?

    Second question, why do anons seethe so hard on this board? Seems almost as bad as /LULZ/

  4. 4 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    how to talk to people and make friends

    • 4 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      >you have to be 18 to post here

      • 4 weeks ago
        Anonymous

        Will you just tell me how

        • 4 weeks ago
          Anonymous

          >How to talk to people
          Use your fucking voice.
          >How to make friends
          Discuss a common interest. Get your autism diagnosed so you can meet other autistic people. It'll be easier for you and you'll get free government money.

  5. 4 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    I know it's a meme to ask about coffee on this forum. But is quitting coffee worth it?

    Caffeine is just really great for working out and having mental energy, but I find that it gives me terrible chest pain and anxiety if I don't dose it absolutely perfectly.

    Has anyone here just quit coffee and been better off without it? I've started quitting cold turkey for around 3 days and have found that I need an extra hours sleep to feel a similar level of energy that I had with caffeine. I'm just kinda sick of the ups and downs in energy levels that caffeine brings.

    This drug it such a double edged sword for me.

    • 4 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      Sounds like it's worth it for you to quit. Never had that issue with coffee but have quit other substances with 0 regret.

    • 4 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      I quit coffee a few times and it doesn't really feel any different.
      Just cut it with progressively more decaf when you're making it, it's stupid easy to stop.

    • 4 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      Just drink less or drink it with milk. It’s not a rocket science, giving up coffee doesn’t worth it, unless you stop lifting or just do calisthenics.

    • 4 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      I quit coffee and got 50lbs in 6 months. Be careful

  6. 4 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    would it be ok to do stronglifts program every other day instead of just 3 days/week?

    • 4 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      Stronglifts is a full body workout, if done right. You need recovery period, because that's when muscles grow.

      If you want more days just do some PPL with only 1 day of rest per week

    • 4 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      I did that for the first 4-5 weeks of SL and everything was fine. BUT i had already been lifting for a while and was just doing a big deload. if youre a complete beginner, just stick to the regular program. rest is 100% necessary. you can also add an optional accessory day at the end of each week. have a look through the manual for examples.

  7. 4 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    severe low back pain after squatting last tuesday. i'm wondering if it's a herniated disc or just a muscle sprain? it feels like it's more on the right side rather than centralized. also can foam rolling help with this?

    • 4 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      you don't ever foam roll your lower back. go to a GP who will refer you to a physio.

      • 4 weeks ago
        Anonymous

        what is foam rolling for? dead hanging from a pullup bar with my toes on the ground provides a lot of relief.

  8. 4 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    will Clifford Crunch breakfast cereal help or hurt my gains?

    • 4 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      It's next to all the other garbage that's for kids, so yes.
      Those cereals get kids riding the sugar roller coaster early in the day, and at a young age.
      It's no wonder so many kids have "ADHD", when they're sugar crashing hard almost immediately after getting to school.

    • 4 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      >1 dollar
      Wtf cereal has always been like 4.50 a box. That's a good deal.

  9. 4 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    Is there any downside to HGH?
    Does it make your dick bigger if you take it as a child/teen?
    There's a soccer player (Lionel Messi) who took HGH as a kid and a teen and he's said to have a large penis

    • 4 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      >Does it make your dick bigger if you take it as a child/teen?
      Yes, and roids can do that too if you took them before puberty tbh, but you will be an ultra manlet.
      >Is there any downside to HGH?
      Also yes.

      • 4 weeks ago
        Anonymous

        >but you will be an ultra manlet.
        This. I've read they interfere with the body's natural signalling of the end of puberty, so you likely end it early and miss out on growth spurts.
        Once they get the science right, I'm sure they'll be roiding kids of the rich and famous for height and other things.

        • 4 weeks ago
          Anonymous

          Trump's kid?

  10. 4 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    Got a lower back injury today from duel 20kg clean and jerk kettlebells. It was bad form.
    I typically just do hand to hand clean and jerk with a 24kg, but my brother straight mobbin both my 24kg's to press.
    Figured I'd give the duel 20kg clean and jerk a try, it definitely pushed me, as I go for continuous 2 minutes.
    After that set I go straight into hand to hand swing with 20kg which I do religiously and have great form, after second swing I get sharp pain in left lower back

    What the fuck do I do to help treat the pain so I can get back to lifting asap? Obviously I don't expect to heal in a day. When I was a fatty I would randomly get this same pain and have to just heal it out for almost 2 weeks in extreme pain.
    But I basically can't even get my 15k steps in a day because it's a little to stiff to walk

  11. 4 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    My left wrist is weaker than my right (bad break when I was younger, some nerve damage) and this caused difficulty when I do hammer curls - it gets cocked down (if that makes sense) while the other wrist is fine. Would wrist braces/wraps idk help with this, or could they somehow cause damage. Would be greatful for any advice. Thank you.

  12. 4 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    whats the best way to get abs without sit ups? i dont have a good way to anchor my feet

    • 4 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      Ab wheel if you're strong enough, planks if you're not

      • 4 weeks ago
        Anonymous

        >planks
        thanks

    • 4 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      >i don't have a good way to anchor my feet
      couch, backpack with some books or water bottles in it, bottom of a bed, I'm quite sure you do

  13. 4 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    is ffmi applicable only to people with low body fat%? mine comes out to 28-29 and i am natty

  14. 4 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    What is a good 5-day split for beginners?

    Is PPL fine to do 5 days?

    • 4 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      if you do PPLPP yeah
      Really though, I wouldn't recommend any 5 day routine for beginners

      • 4 weeks ago
        Anonymous

        Because it's too much?

        I was doing 45min rowing 5 days a week (with some heavyweight exercises) and got stronger, but also feel like I stopped progressing.

        • 4 weeks ago
          Anonymous

          bodyweight* woops

        • 4 weeks ago
          Anonymous

          yeah, it's a lot for anyone especially a beginner.
          you'll see good results if you do manage to keep it up though, good luck anon

          • 4 weeks ago
            Anonymous

            Alright anon, thanks, I'll just be extra careful about warming up and stopping when feeling pain to avoid injuries.

  15. 4 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    i wonder if emily elizabeth ever fucked clifford

  16. 4 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    I CANT TAKE IT ANYMORE
    EVERY FUCKING WHERE I LOOK FOR A "CORE" EXERCISE ITS EITHER SOME SHIT WITH A MILLION REPETITIONS OR IT JUST TRAINS YOUR ABS, THIS SHIT IS LIKE TRAINING JUST YOUR BICEP AND NOT YOUR TRICEP
    WHAT ARE SOME GOOD OBLIQUE EXERCISES THAT I CAN DO PROGRESSIVE OVERLOAD WITH? I CANT DO OBLIQUE CABLE TWISTS CORRECTLY AND SIDE BENDS KILL YOUR SPINE

    • 4 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      Ab wheel if you're strong enough, planks if you're not

    • 4 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      [...]

      Also pallof presses

    • 4 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      6:15 for obliques, specifically single arm farmer's walks

  17. 4 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    bro's I'm away from my fly machine and I'm doing flys with dumbbells now and I feel a lot on my biceps... is that normal? I'm doing it with proper form, dumbbells aligned with my nipples.

    • 4 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      sounds like youre bending your arms too much or the weight is too heavy.

  18. 4 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    When do I put weight on my dips? I don't wanna blow out my shoulder just because I was too early and did weighted dips.

    • 4 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      if you can do at least 3x8 you can add weight.

  19. 4 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    Sup guys

    >be me, 1-1.5 years of training
    >have gym bro, 5-6 years of training
    >both have great physiques
    >both tall, nice V tapers
    >me having an especially small waist
    >his waist starting at my shoulders and his shoulders mogging the ever loving shit out of me in terms of width

    Picrel above is me, lower is him. Now, I like how I have a smaller waist, but I wish I did have that more masculine width. Is this just because he's been training for much longer than me or is this because of skeletal structure to some extent, meaning I'll never be on par with him?

    • 4 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      Just admit it, you want him to top you.

  20. 4 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    Why does the coombait come in waves? We seem to be riding a peak right now...

    • 4 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      its morning in israel

  21. 4 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    What can you take to keep your energy up during the day?

    My plan was to take boxing lessons MON-WED-FRI and lift in between but I'm tired out by Thursday and have to take a day off.

  22. 4 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    been doing a basic 5x5 for a bit now and I feel like I want to branch out to something different, im a chubster looking to just keep on losing weight and have a decent body. Work schedule makes it super easy for me to do something thats 4/5 days a week. Anyone have any routine or resources to lead me in a good direction.

    • 4 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      Check powerlifting general

  23. 4 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    whats the best way to approach PPL; consider me between a beginner and amateur for lifting.
    for schedule im thinking RRPRPRL or PPLPPLR.
    That being said, what do i do for each day. should i just look up basic push and pull and leg exercises? or may 1 week do select PPL then week 2 do diff PPL, then alternate between those two. I imagine there are some fundamental lifts i should do everytime. Im just having difficulty deciding on what exercises to do.

    • 4 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      PPL, if you do it right, is very taxing.
      As such, PPL isnt something you can rigidly "schedule". You have to go by feel as variations in your intensity will vary your need for recovery. Some weeks, you might be able to PPL, some maybe PPrL, others may be PrPrLrr.
      PPL will teach you to listen to your body, do what it tells you.

      • 4 weeks ago
        Anonymous

        >PPL, if you do it right, is very taxing.
        shut the fuck up you dyel, PPL is the most basic bitch ass routine out there with a LAUGHABLE 3 DAYS A WEEK

  24. 4 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    >do leg press
    >major ass DOMS for days after
    >bending down is a huge pain
    >legs feel fine

    What went wrong? I wanted to target my quads and hammies, not my ass. Im guessing i need to experiment with foot placement but im not sure what went so wrong

  25. 4 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    I don't lift and I am skinny fat that all my fat stored in the belly while my arms and legs are thin as fuck. What exercise/diet should I have to grow thicker arms and legs

    • 4 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      read the sticky

  26. 4 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    >sq*ats
    How the actual fuck do you guys squat without excruciating pain in your lower back? Not to mention how do you hold the bar on your shoulders without crushing either your collar bones or your neck vertebrae? I've watched a bunch of videos and they're like just rest them on your traps, like moron my traps are small.
    The only way I've been able to sort of do it is by extending my arms to the side and gripping the top of the plates on the bar. And even then my lower back just hurts like a motherfucker regardless of arching/neutral spine/bracing/whatever.
    I don't wanna have chicken legs anymore, but barely being able to walk, move or even fall asleep for 3-4 days after every single leg day isn't sustainable anymore.

    • 4 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      post webm of your squat

    • 4 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      At a certain point back squats will hit lower back, nothing you can really do. Having correct form and bracing abs help a lot but you'll always feel something if you're going above 80% of your lifting capacity. I personally dropped my squatting frequency to twice a week and just sub in hack squats/leg press. Alternatively you could start from the beginning with learning front squat. As for the traps just get bigger ones or use the foam bar.

  27. 4 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    alopecia on my chin
    can this be reversed or am i do i just shave forever?

  28. 4 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    my stupid ass got a gym subscription on a tuesday and my routine is 6 days a week (ppl). i started going to the gym the exact same day, so my rest day was by default on monday.
    how can i 'reset' my schedule so that sunday is my rest day?

    • 4 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      Rest on sunday and train on monday. What kind of a retarded question is this?

      • 4 weeks ago
        Anonymous

        are you retarded? just take extra rest days until it lines up.

        yes, i'm retarded and also i don't want to skip leg day or interrupt 'pplpplr'

        pls no bully

    • 4 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      are you retarded? just take extra rest days until it lines up.

  29. 4 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    I have to get surgery next week and will not be allowed to workbout for 6 weeks (no lifting and no cardio).
    How many gains do you think I have to expect to lose if I keep my protein pretty high?

  30. 4 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    I am I cutting too fast?
    18% bf at start
    not cutting exercise volume yet but beginning to loose Motivation for big lifts. Current weekly macros in pic.
    Workout days involve 90 minutes of Olympic lifting (maybe 50 reps of heavy weights). And 60 minutes of commute intensity cycling. Also walk 8000-10000 steps per day.
    Start weight 13 days ago was 213 pounds, now 207 pounds.

    Basically eating 1000 calories a day under maintenance. Was going to do 500 under TTDE + workouts but /fat thought I was taking the piss on a 3000 calorie a day cutting diet.

    • 4 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      Addendum
      at my goal weight I should be about 10% bodyfat
      will I loose much muscle?
      can I maintain 10% bodyfat

    • 4 weeks ago
      /shg/ - Sexual Health General

      >salt 130%
      >bros am I cutting too f- ACK

  31. 4 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    I think dairy gives me acne. What do? I need it for protein. Cant just eat meat and eggs that's too boring

    • 4 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      kefir has no lactose and moar protein
      get a milder brand first maybe even one of the fruit ones because the strong shit smells like fart and makes your burps tast like farts and they can also upset your gut flora a little if you're not used to it like yogurt or any fermented food can

  32. 4 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    Cutting and all my lifts are going down. Best way to keep cutting without losing my mind

  33. 4 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    i hooked up with a girl i met at the gym. we are i guess like fwb now though we have only met twice in 2 months. but when we see each other at the gym she is very affectionate, putting arms around me and kissing. i feel like it hurts my chances with other qt’s cause it looks like i’m taken

    • 4 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      >hook up with girl in an environment that will require you to see more of each other
      >do it again
      >girl gets crazy idea that you actually like her, shows affection
      >this is a problem

      Find God, anon.

      • 4 weeks ago
        Anonymous

        she literally told me she wanted us to be casual and yeah judging by the fact we only met twice in 2 months that holds up

  34. 4 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    is sugar-free chewing gum good for you?

    • 4 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      How would gum be bad for you? It’s like 5 calories, and that’s if you don’t spit it out.

  35. 4 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    Should I do hip thrusts as a man? Are deadlifts and squats enough to give me an ass that will make women drool? Will it get me fucked in the shower at the gym?

    • 4 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      Unironically use a booty blaster machine if your gym one, those are great. Hip thrusts are good builders but are a huge pain in the ass to set up and crush your pelvis without padding. I just sub in a wide-stance leg press or hack squat machine for the extra glute volume.

  36. 4 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    Should I replace hammer curls to chin ups for biceps?
    Pros:
    - chin ups also work my back which will improve my regular pull ups
    Cons:
    ???

    • 4 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      cons:
      TOTAL tendon destruction...

      • 4 weeks ago
        Anonymous

        Are you trying to say chin ups are bad exercise?

      • 4 weeks ago
        Anonymous

        Wait are you memeing or is this a thing? I did high volume chin ups two weeks ago and I got tendonitis in my arms for like 5 days afterwards.

    • 4 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      Do both

      • 4 weeks ago
        Anonymous

        But I'm already doing 2 types of push ups, hammer curls and dumbbell upright rows. Chin ups would be 5th exercise, and I hate odd numbers.

        • 4 weeks ago
          Anonymous

          It's half of ten, you autist. 5 is a much better number than f*our and s*x which are off by one.

          • 4 weeks ago
            Anonymous

            If set number of your exercises does not divide evenly by 2, it means that you always be single (1).
            This might sound stupid but I rather not take my chances.

            • 4 weeks ago
              Anonymous

              That's literally bullshit. If you stopped after your 4th set, then you most likely could have done another set at the same weight, maybe fail the last rep. You literally left a whole ass set in the tank. If you did 6 sets then at that point you're just doing cardio and ngmi.

              • 4 weeks ago
                Anonymous

                You're wrong, I am right.
                Enjoy having no gf for the rest of your life.
                >KHV
                Even captcha agrees with me.

              • 4 weeks ago
                Anonymous

                I'm married, you numberlet. Enjoy your shitty cardio that kills your gains

        • 4 weeks ago
          Anonymous

          Wtf is this routine. Fuck off the dumbbell rows and do chin ups if you're scared of 5 exercises

  37. 4 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    >feel a lot more sore and a bigger pump from huge sets of 25-50 reps on bicep curls than I do from standard 3x8-12

    Should I stick to this rep range? My arms are a huge weak point and doing normal sets hasn’t really grown them at all

    • 4 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      Rich piana argued for this and his arms were huge. Go for it man

  38. 4 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    I started taking essential amino acid supplement and am giving apple cider vinegar while fasting a try, what should I drink first while fasting? apple cider vinegar diluted in water or the amino acid powder in water supplement?

    • 4 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      snake juice

  39. 4 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    less than a year ago i was a neet for 3 years straight who would spend the whole day training and fapping
    now i'm a student with a pregnant gf
    the fuck im supposed to do

    • 4 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      feed your infant casein protein unflavored and unsweetened, the raw product mixed with milk, instead of baby formula if your girl can't breastfeed or at least supplement with in
      don't over do it, follow dosages

      so your kid can escape manletism and build strong muscles
      only the best quality for baby

    • 4 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      Milk.

  40. 4 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    Is cutting worth it if I'm not a roid mutant?

    • 4 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      cutting is the only thing thats worth it if you dont roid

    • 4 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      ancient gif
      but yes, in almost 90% of circumstances, cutting is worth it. stop being fat anon. you'll look better if you cut the chub.

      • 4 weeks ago
        Anonymous

        >ancient gif
        Somehow I never posted this before and only now realize this is a GIF. Thanks.

  41. 4 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    underwear keeps entering my ass while i do stuff at the gym, how do i fix this

    • 4 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      Don't wear underwear.

    • 4 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      Wear jockstrap

    • 4 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      stretchy shit like brief shorts

      underwear that hangs from your ass rather than hug it like boxer shorts

      try different types of underwear

  42. 4 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    Why is the back of my knee swollen? I played some touch rugby and experienced hamstring tightness when I tried to sprint.

    Is it a sprain/strain/tear?

    • 4 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      We can't tell you that, only way to confirm is imaging

    • 4 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      Dawg you might have teared something. Go to a doc to check or just wait it out

      • 4 weeks ago
        Anonymous

        >or just wait it out
        Until when? I can run and walk on it just hurts a little.

    • 4 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      How the fuck have you severely strained/torn your hamstring and not even realised?

      I got a very mild strain, with no noticable bruising and had to immediately stop playing couldn't walk properly the next few days, did rehab, reinjured it 6 weeks later and its taken me like 10 or 12 weeks to be mostly over it.

  43. 4 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    Is Lat Pulldown, Kroc Row, Seated Cable Row and Facepull a good Pull Routine? what should i add/change, i don't do DL because my sctiatica and i'm too fat for pull ups

  44. 4 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    are sweeteners IST approved? like aspartame etc. I'm on low carb and it would make life easier but don't want cancer tbh

    • 4 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      Just avoid them. They'll do nothing but keep you addicted to sweets.

    • 4 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      >but don't want cancer tbh
      You've basically answered your own question. Eat some sugar, it won't kill you, or stay strong and ignore your cravings.

  45. 4 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    Homemade electrolyte drink.
    How? Just put salt into water?

    • 4 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      You can do a homemade Oral rehydration therapy (ORT) with this:

      1 lt of water
      20g Glucose
      3.5g sodium chloride
      2.5g Sodium bicarbonate
      2g Potassium chloride

      Source:
      http://apps.who.int/iris/bitstream/handle/10665/69227/WHO_FCH_CAH_06.1.pdf?sequence=1&isAllowed=y

      • 4 weeks ago
        Anonymous

        Autism.

        I just put a teaspoon of salt into a pint glass of sparkling water. I live in a hot country. Add lime if you want. Actually tastes and feels pretty good

  46. 4 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    Hey guys, do you know a good website with a list of all gym exercices? Especially for abs/core

    • 4 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      Exrx

  47. 4 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    Lads I'm thinking of completely ditching OHP because I have a bit of a shoulder tendinitis.
    Arnold presses don't make me ache. Are these enough to replace OHP?

    • 4 weeks ago
      /shg/ - Sexual Health General

      I've been doing standing one handed arnold press, it feels like it hits my delts pretty good and also works my core.

  48. 4 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    I wanna try a lower/upper hypertrophy split.
    All the ones I see online show different workouts, volume and reps though.
    Is there one that is considered the "best"?

  49. 4 weeks ago
    Bump

    30yrs, 89kg/196lbs and 190cm/6"2. Havent trained in a long as while and I am sick and tired of my body.

    What are your recommendations guys? I need to bulk I get that, but until what weight? I have zero idea as to what the proper limit is. And when do I stop? Could some1 help me with how I should gain max?

    • 4 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      Cut 20lbs then bulk

  50. 4 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    >tfw 5’4
    I’m not gonna make it, am I?

    • 4 weeks ago
      /shg/ - Sexual Health General

      Depends, how old are you?

  51. 4 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    my boxers are drenched in ass sweat after every workout, how do i avoid this? better boxers maybe?

  52. 4 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    Anyone got any guides to joint health? Do ya'll do stretches solely or are there some supplements you'd recommend? My knee is hurting a little bit right now and it's scaring me a little into thinking of my joint longevity.

  53. 4 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    I'm in the market for new powerlifting shoes. What's a good sturdy shoe that's not a glorified running shoe like pic related?

  54. 4 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    I am 25 and my test is around average, is it too late for me to make it?

    • 4 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      with a brain like yours? Yeah, way too late.

      >flex my abs
      >they feel hard as fucking steel but they are covered up by some belly fat

      When I lose the belly fat will my abs still feel and look as strong as they do now?

      Probably.

  55. 4 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    does this calorie calculation sound right for maintenance? almost seems like a bit too much. i'm cutting at 2400kcal/day and i'm barely losing weight (less than half a kg per week)

  56. 4 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    >flex my abs
    >they feel hard as fucking steel but they are covered up by some belly fat

    When I lose the belly fat will my abs still feel and look as strong as they do now?

  57. 4 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    Forearms are involved in pulling movements because you gotta grip the bar but are they involved much in pushing movements?

    • 4 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      I mean you still grip anon. I do everything with dumbbells so I feel like mine are, but I can't answer this for a barbell.

  58. 4 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    I literally can't start a conversation, my mind is completely blank when I'm with someone. I mean, I ask the basic questions like what do you do for a living, what do you study and the typical bullshit. But when I meet the same person the next day I can't ask those questions again and that's when the problem comes. Not a thought or topic to talk about comes to my mind.

    >You are overthinking, just say whatever you want

    I'm not, i literally can not think about anything to say.

    I'm tired of being a npc bros, tired of being mentally lost in every situation. What the fuck is wrong with me.

    • 4 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      Ask about their interests or hobbies, or talk about some of yours(vidya doesn’t count), if you don’t have hobbies find some

  59. 4 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    What kind of creatine do you guys use? What's the best one to get? I'm currently using picrel

    • 4 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      Micronized creatine monohydrate, whatever brand is cheapest.

      Follow up Q, is creatine worth taking on a cut?

      • 4 weeks ago
        Anonymous

        Creetine causes water retention in your muscles, not under your skin.
        This is a good thing while cutting, as you will be losing water from your muscles due to glycogen depletion. This water retention will actually help you maintain your strength while in a deficit.

        If anything it's better than taking when bulking.

        • 4 weeks ago
          Anonymous

          Makes sense. Will stay on it. Thans anon.

      • 4 weeks ago
        Anonymous

        Why micronized specifically?

        • 4 weeks ago
          Anonymous

          Shit, I bought it a while ago and I'm not sure. I think it was easier to find flavorless ones if I added that to the search term. I just put a scoop in my mouth and drink some water so I didn't want to take in a bunch of flavor chemicals or unnecessary additives. Don't think it matters if you get powdered or crystalline.

          • 4 weeks ago
            Anonymous

            I like the ghost size because it's unflavored and it also had beta alanine in it so I don't have to buy that and mix it separately. I think I'll just stick with the ghost size if the type of creatine monohydrate doesn't make a difference.

            • 4 weeks ago
              Anonymous

              Yeah it doesn't matter, just that you're taking ~5g of it consistently. Too much and you'll piss out the extra.

  60. 4 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    if I add chinups and dips to stronglifts should I do 3 sets of 10 or 5 sets of 5? I need to use the assisted machine for them, and Id do them at the end of the workout

    • 4 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      What are you trying to get out of them?

  61. 4 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    can i use walmart great value olive oil for most of my cooking or sholud i be splurging for some expensive brand or other oil? any recommendations?

  62. 4 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    Why am I making no progress on squats? Been stuck around 95 kg for two months now, I weigh 74 kg and eat 3000 calories a day yet it's not budging, everything else is very slow (1kg every workout) progress, starting strength btw

    • 4 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      you may not be squatting deep enough

    • 4 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      If you're gaining weight and your sleep and recovery is good, you might need to move onto intermediate programming for your squat. Just in case though, do you have a video of your squat?

  63. 4 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    On the days I do incline training and sprinting I sweat like fuck and I've noticed my sweat smells strongly of ammonia.
    Am I gonna die?

    • 4 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      eat more apples, worked for me

  64. 4 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    I trained arms yesterday, is it too soon for me to do back today?

    • 4 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      No, those are different muscles.

      • 4 weeks ago
        Anonymous

        I know but when you train back I know it puts stress on your biceps as well that’s why I wanted to make sure

  65. 4 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    I'm going to start hard sparring and friendlies with our sister gym in the autumn.
    I'm 5ft5 and 130lbs (gonna drop to 126 or so to compete at Featherweight given my height and bf%)
    I practice the peekaboo style, I know I need to work on my legs for keeping the stance and with the loaded legs for hooks etc. Should I work on Dumbbell OHP as an accessory lift for hooks? Or would building my traps and shoulders a tad more be deadweight in terms of mass?

  66. 4 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    What’s the catch with blue chews? I have pretty bad ED despite my best efforts to maintain a healthy diet, lift, cardio, no porn, etc, to the point where I barely approach women anymore because I don’t have the confidence to get it up. Is it a good idea to use these until I get my confidence up? Will they help me get erections when I’m not taking a pill or will they make my dick dependent on them?

  67. 4 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    heres a story time
    >be me, kinda fat, going to gym to lose fat & gain muscle
    >average looks, but tall (6'2)
    >been going for a few months, get a decent recomp, made some gym bros
    >gym girl approaches me to make a conversation, dont know what to say cause autist
    >remember gym bro banter
    >"tryna get big like you"
    >awkward laugh, looks at me weird, walks away

    so i have the la fitness multi club pass that lets me go to any signature la fitness which is pretty cool. im thinking of checking out other clubs in my area to see what they are like

  68. 4 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    Im planning on switching from a strength 5x5 program to a 3x/week PPL and Im thinking of doing both high weight low volume and low weight high volume sets of the compounds. Should I do them in the same workout, or should I do a high weight session followed by a high volume session the following week?

  69. 4 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    Rep ranges for front and side shoulders? Currently doing 3x10, but have heard 15-20 on a lower weight is better.

    • 4 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      Should mention, I'm aiming for size. My shoulders are definitely my least developed or at least slowest developing. Followed by forearms and calves.

  70. 4 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    Dips for fatties?
    I've figured out how to work most muscle groups with some cheap weights, but how to I work these muscles and back muscles (wide grip pull ups) when I'm too fat/weak to bear the weight?
    Do I just ignore these until I build my arms up and lose enough weight?

    • 4 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      Yeah don’t do dips while severely fat.

      • 4 weeks ago
        Anonymous

        Not severely, but yeah, I'll just do dumbbell presses and shit while dieting. At least until I can do one.

    • 4 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      Assisted dips on the machine. Set the weight to like a quarter of your body weight and see how it feels.

  71. 4 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    How precise are bodyfat calipers? Also, hoe much bodyfat% will I gain each month if I bulk at a 300 cal surplus?

    • 4 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      Anyone?

  72. 4 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    Does anyone have a archive link or a screenshot of that one guy who got big on eating gorilla chow?

  73. 4 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    Is it bad if I get most of my protein from dairy sources?

  74. 4 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    Do you add in the other side weights when calculating how much you lift with the bar? I have been lifting for a year but after my back got btfo'd and I found out I was doing meme exercises I decided I need to do a new program. To properly do it I need to calculate the weight + bar. I.e I need to calculate deadlift and I deadlift two plates on both sides. Do I calculate all four plates or only two plates with the bar? I am probably gonna get called a moron because le perfect aryan race that somehow lost a war.

    • 4 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      Why would you not count up the total weight you're lifting?

  75. 4 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    What should I eat and do in order to get the biggest pump possible this workout?

  76. 4 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    Will snus make my muscle pump any bigger or smaller?

  77. 4 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    Is kneesovertoesguy legit? Has anyone tried his ATG program? Where can I pirate it?

  78. 4 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    Generally whats a good number of exercises per workout. Im starting PPL and wondering if its a good idea to cover most of the body with all pull exercises. im hovering around 9 exercises, but i think i can boil it down. Like does it make sense to do barbell curl and dumbbell curl in the same workout? or should I still follow PPLRPPL but each pull/press day do different exercises?

  79. 4 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    Can lagging back development be a limiting factor for squats?

    • 4 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      absolutely. a lot of your stability and strength from your squat comes from your posterior chain (picrel).The squat develops these muscles a lot.

  80. 4 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    I can go to the gym 4 days a week. What is the best upper/lower split that is based entirely around bodybuilding/hypertrophy? I don't care about my powerlifting total, I just want to grow.

  81. 4 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    What is the best exercise (not squats) and rep range for nasty big quads?

    • 4 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      10-15 on the leg press and 10-15 on the leg extension blew out my quads like a mfer. Leave a few reps in the tank and don't rest for too long.

    • 4 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      Arnold's recommended rep range for leg exercises was 12-16 because legs naturally have more endurance type muscle fibers. 10-12 for upper body usually.

      • 4 weeks ago
        Anonymous

        /Retard

        1-3 for legs
        43-86 for upper body

  82. 4 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    might have retard muscle building genetics and be 300lbs with abs natty. going to a doctor to get check out tho

  83. 4 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    I'm a 6 ft, 235 lb man trying to lose weight. Just wanting to know how deep my caloric deficit should be. Autistic math incoming

    According to https://tdeecalculator.net/ my BMR is 2074. I'm using BMR because other than walking to reach my step count (more on that later) and lifting 3x a week I'm pretty inactive.

    On weekdays I aim for 10k steps or more daily but I hardly go out on weekends unless I have plans so I average 9k steps per day the average week. According to https://www.omnicalculator.com/sports/steps-to-calories that would translate to 553 calories worth of activity per day. That would put my TDEE at roughly 2627 per day.

    If I'm targeting fat loss of 1% per week, that would be roughly 2.3 lbs fat loss per week, or needing a deficit of (2.3*3500)/7 = 1150 cals per day. 2627 - 1150 = 1477, that seems like a really steep deficit. I'm sure I pick up a small amount of extra cals from the lifting, fidgeting or other non-walking activity throughout the day, but my calcs have gotta be really close to what it is. Is that sustainable? Should my deficit be that steep? Would any other calc autists recommend something else?

    • 4 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      you're trying to lose weight too quickly. 235 isn't morbidly obese to the point where you need to lose more than a pound per week.

    • 4 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      you're trying to lose weight too quickly. 235 isn't morbidly obese to the point where you need to lose more than a pound per week.

      Renaissance Periodization suggests no more than 1% bw/week, I think he's fine

    • 4 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      you dont use bmr on tdeecalc, you use the sedentary option. your maintenance is ~2500 (depending on your age). add the ~500 cals for activity and youre at 3000 for maintenance. by aiming for a bf% loss per week , youre also disregarding water weight loss. at a 1000 deficit youll lose more than 2.3lbs a week. just do a 500 cal deficit like everyone else.

  84. 4 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    I have 7 days to go from untrained on cardio to sub 11 min 30 sec on a 1.5 mile test run. This is essentially impossible right? I thought about balls to the wall sprinting it but I think it's too far.

    I'm 200lb, very fit but mostly powerlifting stuff btw.

  85. 4 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    Is there a way to activate side/rear delts with OHP? I'm already retracting my scapula

    • 4 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      You shouldn't be retracting your shoulder blades on ohp, the whole point of the movement is it's a movement with scapular freedom. And they'll be hit just by doing the movement.

      • 4 weeks ago
        Anonymous

        I mean I keep my traps disengaged to target front delts

  86. 4 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    Help me I'm retarded. I wanted to do 500 kettlebell swings so day one I did
    10
    15
    25
    50
    Sets of swings and now my quads are screaming at me days later, what would be a sensible progression from nothing to get to 500 swings?

  87. 4 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    Best way to gauge body fat percentage?

    • 4 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      DEXA scan or hydrostatic weighing

      • 4 weeks ago
        Anonymous

        Thanks

      • 4 weeks ago
        Anonymous

        Wait, where can I do a DEXA? Never seen this before

        • 4 weeks ago
          Anonymous

          Couldn't tell you, you'd have to do your own research with that. I just know that DEXA and hydrostatic weighing are the best options for body fat and muscle mass checking.

          • 4 weeks ago
            Anonymous

            For sure, I will. Was entering in my stats on losertown and it said I was 31% at 250lb and 30% at 230lb so I figured it was inaccurate

  88. 4 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    Fuck k

  89. 4 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    Canuck here, need some advice on bumper plates for my garage gym? I wamt something durable that won't fuck up the concrete slab, even with a platform. What's the difference between all the bumper plates? There's a fuckton of choice. Are the ones with a small steel insert way less durable than the ones with a big steel hub? I'm leaning on the rogue black training plates

    • 4 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      If you make a deadlift platform, I doubt very much that you'll fuck up the concrete. I personally use two 3/4" thick horse stall mats stacked on top of each other and haven't had any issues with upwards of 545. Dennis Cornelius, a powerlifter, seems to use 3-4 stacked on top of each other and that's it.

      • 4 weeks ago
        Anonymous

        Ok good but what kind of bumper plate do you recommend? Is there a significant quality difference between say rogue and eleiko? The echo bumpers seem flimsier and less durable than the ones with the big steel hub

        • 4 weeks ago
          Anonymous

          >Difference between rogue and eleiko
          Don't buy eleiko, very over priced and not worth it. Rogue should be fine. I have a pair of their 45 lb echo bumpers and I have no complaints, lasted me years already and look pretty close to new still. I couldn't tell you whether to go for the ones with the large metal hubs or not though, I'm not knowledgeable in that area. Only issue with getting only bumper plates is you'll run out of room on the bar more easily. Shouldn't be as much of a problem with Rogue but it's still an issue.

  90. 4 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    Hey Clifford, how can I fart less?

  91. 4 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    i did a lot of push ups yesterday and now i cant extend my arm straight. wtf did i do wrong?

    • 4 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      DOMS. Your ability to work outpaces your ability to recover. Your joints are swollen and your muscles are tense. Ice it, massage it, gently stretch, and drink electrolytes to avoid cramps.

      • 4 weeks ago
        Anonymous

        >Your ability to work outpaces your ability to recover.
        is that a compliment? i dont know anything about being in shape.

        thanks for the advice though. i'll get right on that.

  92. 4 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    I am doing barbell rows again but would like to do some other back exercise variations.
    What would you recommend?

    • 4 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      Pullups

  93. 4 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    I have a toned body with a mild gyno, the kind that goes completely unnoticeable when i get cold, at maybe 13% BF
    What do i do to minimize besides surgery? should i train more or less pecs, upper and/or lower? will losing fat make it better or worse? help plees

    • 4 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      gyno is more of a my-body-keeps-fat-here-because-hormones, keep training pecs and try to lower your bodyfat since bigger pecs = the fat is distributed thinner

  94. 4 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    What’s the right way to do a barbell row?

    • 4 weeks ago
      Anonymous
      • 4 weeks ago
        Anonymous

        There’s gotta be more updated videos

        • 4 weeks ago
          Anonymous

          >more updated videos
          >6 time mr Olympia dorian yates's advice isn't good enough for me because the video is old

  95. 4 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    My thyroid is malfunctioning, causing me to be very thin. I've taken protein supplements for a month and hit the gym for over a year - barely any improvement. What do?

    • 4 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      Eat more.

  96. 4 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    I didn't sleep at all tonight and now it's 9am. Should I try to get a few hours of sleep or not?

  97. 4 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    How long will it take me to Bench 2x my bodyweight? Can already Bench 1x bodyweight

    • 4 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      benching 2x bodyweight is pretty much the upper limit of a natty, its near impossible as well unless you're doing some mentally ill upper-body-only routine since the rest of your body should be gaining mass as well and shit like center of gravity and muscle distribution etc

      trying to get better about my health and body but i can't afford weights or a gym membership atm. all i have is a 1 metre long looped resitance band, is there any good material on what i can do with it? searching through exrx isn't proving to be fruitful

      there is a near infinite amount of bodyweight exercises you can find on the internet, plus they're fun to do since you feel like some cool gymnast, also skip rope

      give it 3-4 years from day 1 if natty though

  98. 4 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    1 hour per day on exercise bike + OMAD under 1000 calories per day but the rest of my day I'm literally lying down. I'm 5'10'' and 200lbs.

    How long to lose 30 pounds?

    • 4 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      Can someone answer me here? And if it's not possible to lose weight like this, can anyone tell me what I should do instead? I don't live actively...

      • 4 weeks ago
        Anonymous

        may as well just fast at that point dude. your fucking your metabolism up and going to feel weak and tired all the time. if we don't know your bmr its impossible to tell you how quickly you will lose weight.

        • 4 weeks ago
          Anonymous

          I've tried fasting but I don't lose much and when I eat again it seems like the weight comes back very fast. I think I have an EXTREMELY slow metabolism.

  99. 4 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    i wanna stop eating like a fucking pig
    i cant stop myself and i hate it so much idk what to do
    the only physical activity i do eveerday is jog for a mile or somethin nothing else
    can anyone give tips to leaving being a fat pig and eating everything and instead of destroying my wallet on food, save the money

    • 4 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      >Cook your own food, don't eat out
      inb4 "but it's haaaarrrrrrrrrrrdddd" cooking is so easy. If you can follow instructions you can cook, just buy a cook book or look up recipes online
      >Practice portion control
      Those recipes will say they serve 2 people, or 4, or 7-8. However many portions, immediately separate what you cook into that many and put the leftovers in the fridge for lunch/dinner tomorrow
      >No eating between meals
      Not even snacking. Not even if it's "healthy". If you eat more than your portions, you'll stay fat. I don't care if you're hungry, after a couple weeks your body will adjust to having less food shoved down your maw.
      >Get a calorie counter and calculate your TDEE
      It's not an exact science, but it'll give you a good guideline for how much you can still eat in a day. It doesn't take that long to plug things in, and most of them let you save the recipes you're cooking for future reference.

      Good luck, and stay strong. Fitness is a choice you make every day.

      • 4 weeks ago
        Anonymous

        Tysm anon I'll be updating my shit on this board :))

  100. 4 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    trying to get better about my health and body but i can't afford weights or a gym membership atm. all i have is a 1 metre long looped resitance band, is there any good material on what i can do with it? searching through exrx isn't proving to be fruitful

  101. 4 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    bros can I replace bb rows with seated cable rows?

    • 4 weeks ago
      Dr. Chad MD

      Yes.

      • 4 weeks ago
        Anonymous

        thank you SIR

    • 4 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      do both, otherwise no IMO.

  102. 4 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    Is running barefoot a meme? And is running barefoot on threadmills a good idea? The only alternative is pavement

    • 4 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      both are terrible ideas, I usually run barefoot (treadmill at home) out of laziness and I usually get blisters and burns

      plus when you're doing it outside there is the added risk of getting a splinter or some tiny piece of glass stuck in your skin

      1 hour per day on exercise bike + OMAD under 1000 calories per day but the rest of my day I'm literally lying down. I'm 5'10'' and 200lbs.

      How long to lose 30 pounds?

      2.2 pounds of bodyfat is 3500 kcals, assuming you're cycling at 10 mph you should be burning about 550 kcals there, + and again assuming you eat 1000 cals a day thats a minimum 898 deficit

      30 pounds bodyfat is 47600 kcals so 47600 / (898 + 550) = 33 days

      keep in mind your bmr goes down with your body weight so it'll be slightly longer than that

      • 4 weeks ago
        Anonymous

        My BMR is extremely slow or something, because I have been eating at a deficit for months and don't see a difference. That's why I bought the exercise bike and figured I can at least do 1 hour per day on it while watching videos or something in between working from home. So I am trying to do that.

        Is the 1 hour per day on the exercise bike enough to raise my BMR or what can I do about that?

        • 4 weeks ago
          Anonymous

          you have a scale right? weight each and every morning on an empty stomach AFTER taking a shit

          you could pretty much lose weight not doing anything with the right diet, try drinking a cup or two of coffee per day to boost your metabolism and suppress hunger

          also if you're interested try cycling in a more freeform way instead of setting the hour limit and go over an hour

          additionally if your weight loss stalls do a 3 day fast

          • 4 weeks ago
            Anonymous

            The way my desk is set up I am basically lying down, which has destroyed my metabolism. Also I don't get much sleep at all, which I assume might be making it worse?

            >You have a scale right
            It broke months ago but you're right. I'll get on that. Thank you for the advice.

            • 4 weeks ago
              Anonymous

              >Also I don't get much sleep at all, which I assume might be making it worse?
              opposite actually, your metabolism is 25% faster when awake IIRC, I used to pull all nighters chugging coffee and smoking insane amounts of ciggies just to boost my metabolism (don't recommend)

              • 4 weeks ago
                Anonymous

                I'm genuinely confused them. I think I'm eating 1 rather small meal per day and then half-laying down and working all day, ever day, and getting about 3 hours of sleep on average, sometimes less per day. Yet I still have the same large gut I've had for years. It hasn't gotten any worse in many years but it never seems to go away.

                I'll try more coffee though maybe. And your other advice

              • 4 weeks ago
                Anonymous

                omad generally puts you into the starvation mode where your body tries to conserve the calories tbh, thats why I suggest the 3 day fasting at plateaus

                also try eating at the end of the day if you're having the meal for breakfast

                best of luck buddo

              • 4 weeks ago
                Anonymous

                What a load of shit lmao
                >Lower calories puts you in "starvation mode" which isn't even a thing for the overwhelming majority of the population
                >But complete lack of caloric intake somehow doesn't

                Hitting the point where overhand grip for deads is getting sketch and I intend on going for 4 plates in the near future. What’s the deal with mix grip?

                Don't try to curl the weight, keep your underhand elbow straight, and you'll be fine. Also don't roid.

              • 4 weeks ago
                Anonymous

                >Lower calories puts you in "starvation mode" which isn't even a thing for the overwhelming majority of the population
                >But complete lack of caloric intake somehow doesn't

                >giving my body bare minimum amount of calories is less likely to put me into starvation mode as opposed to not giving any, which will by nature force me to burn some fat even if only initially

              • 4 weeks ago
                Anonymous

                Starvation mode basically doesn't exist anon, fasting can be useful to break plateaus but don't act like bare minimum calories somehow makes your body unable to lose weight and break the laws of physics

      • 4 weeks ago
        Anonymous

        But what about those barefoot running shoes? Are they any good or of any use?

        • 4 weeks ago
          Anonymous

          they're ugly and suboptimal, any form of barefoot running will gradually "deform" your feet (toes and the front part of your soles will eventually get wider and expand when you put them down)

          ACTUAL running shoes not only improve your performance, they reduce all sorts of potential damage to your feet and reduce the load to a degree with the cushioning

  103. 4 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    How do I deal with aggressive drug addled retards when I'm out with my gf? My city is fucked and I can't go outside at night without being threatened and shoulder checked by these creatures, but I don't want to get into pointless fights anymore bros

  104. 4 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    so, abs
    do you just throw in a few minutes after a workout? or do you work them on their own?

    • 4 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      I do abs every 2-3 days on top of my regular workout since its not really working out large muscles needed for other days

      however try avoiding abs before chest/leg day

  105. 4 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    Hitting the point where overhand grip for deads is getting sketch and I intend on going for 4 plates in the near future. What’s the deal with mix grip?

    • 4 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      you can also consider buying straps, you can find them for like $5-10
      mix-grip works great, but I asymmetric strain on grip and back always felt weird for me

  106. 4 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    One of my buttcheeks goes lower in the squat than the other. What gives?

    • 4 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      Need to do more Tricep curls.

  107. 4 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    I can still see the outline of my 6-pack at 19.4% bodyfat (per dexa). What does my body mean by this?

  108. 4 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    How do I lose muscle in my thighs, short of being in a coma for years on end? I don’t have a high bf%, so just losing weight isn’t going to help anything.
    >inb4 anorexic
    I just want thinner legs

  109. 4 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    Cardio (5k) before or after weights? I used to do cardio and weights on separate days but now my schedule is getting busier I need to move them together

  110. 4 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    What is the bare minimum amount of time that I need to let a muscle group heal before I train them again?
    I'm tired of having to wait a whole week before I can hit certain splits again.

    • 4 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      If it's taking you a week to stop hurting, you're not stretching enough after that exercise. Slow down, maintain the same weight, focus on form, and then after a couple weeks go back to overload.

      • 4 weeks ago
        Anonymous

        >If it's taking you a week to stop hurting
        Most of the time, I stop hurting after 1-3 days depending on the muscle and how hard I worked them.
        Is that all I have to wait? Until the muscles aren't sore anymore?

    • 4 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      1 hour - 3 months.

    • 4 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      this retard

      If it's taking you a week to stop hurting, you're not stretching enough after that exercise. Slow down, maintain the same weight, focus on form, and then after a couple weeks go back to overload.

      has no fucking clue what he's on about, recovery time has too little to do with stretches and there is a gorillion other variables

      you might be overworking yourself, not getting enough protein, have certain exercises in other days that hit your fatigued muscles etc

      try easing your routine until your muscles start healing in 4 days or less

      • 4 weeks ago
        Anonymous

        Redcon1 MRE vanilla

  111. 4 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    i recently switched brands of fish oil. i did so mainly because of the 'better' type of fish oil in the form of triglycerides (vs ethyl esters).

    about 2 days in, i've been having diahrrea about 4 hours after taking them with a fishy foul smell. i haven't change my dosage of 2000mg, although, the quantity of epa and dha are a bit higher than the previous brand.

    is this normal, like some adaptation process? should i lower the dosage or cut them for good? pls help

    • 4 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      You sure it hasn't gone rancid?

      • 4 weeks ago
        Anonymous

        expiration date is 2 yeara from now, so i wouldn't bet on that

        • 4 weeks ago
          Anonymous

          are you taking them with food
          maybe the batch is bad or the brand
          if they've been exposed to sunlight or heat they can still go bad, store them in the fridge or even freezer

        • 4 weeks ago
          Anonymous

          If you dont keep them in the fridge they turn

  112. 4 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    my scapular retraction seems week.
    according to physical therapist it works, but i can't cue it correctly and it always feels like it's in the wrong place or it takes considerable effort to pull it back and keep it there.

    are there any muscle groups that i'm missing that might be tight that could be preventing activation properly?

  113. 4 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    Myprotein Whey vs Isolate - what's the best value per dollar on a cut?

    • 4 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      get ON you poorfag

    • 4 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      Yes.

      • 4 weeks ago
        Anonymous

        Do you know if it’s common to look less muscular, or soft for a time period on a cut?

        • 4 weeks ago
          Anonymous

          >Do you know if it’s common to look less muscular, or soft for a time period on a cut?
          you usually don't (can't) get a pump on a cut so yeah pretty much

  114. 4 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    Some days I want to be as strong as possible even if that means becoming a fatass, other days my goal is to be as lean as possible (to the point where most of you would say looks dyel, for example Vinnie hacker but leaner and a bit bigger) even if it means I can't even bench 225.
    So this mindset doesn't make me reach anything long term and I think my goal changes depending on how good I am feeling about myself on that particular day. How do I fix this?

    • 4 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      Discipline to stay the course with whatever goal you choose to pursue for a given period of time

    • 4 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      Do both.

  115. 4 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    >12% body fat but still have a belly
    Should I just go get checked for ascites at this point. This is seriously starting to bother me.

    • 4 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      How are you so sure you're at 12% then? (inb4 took measurements with the body fat machine at the doctor)

      • 4 weeks ago
        Anonymous

        Multiple body fat calculators, both bmi to bf and navy, my waist apparently isn't even that big it's at 35.6 inches right now but all I can say when I look in the mirror is "You fat piece of shit why don't you have abs yet."

  116. 4 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    Will switching from an 3 day/week full body routine to a 6 day/week ppl improve gains if I eat suboptimal protein?

  117. 4 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    Should i use casein protein powder for my morning shakes while cutting to keep me full for a longer amount?

  118. 4 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    Has any tried using solitary fitness by Charlie Bronson? what are your thoughts? Did you make any modifications it?

  119. 4 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    whats the best machine for weight loss? i just use treadmill on 6 speed since im an autist that cant even walk right or even run, but im thinking of going with the stairs machine. also will anyone look at my ass if i go with that?

    • 4 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      >whats the best machine for weight loss
      the fork down putter x F

      • 4 weeks ago
        Anonymous

        i dont know what that is and it probably isnt in my gym

        • 4 weeks ago
          Anonymous

          weight loss is diet anon a machine won't do shit

          • 4 weeks ago
            Anonymous

            i want to lose it fast while i diet retard, thats why im asking

            • 4 weeks ago
              Anonymous

              >lose it fast
              that is not how that works

    • 4 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      Probably heard it 200 times but the biggest change you need to do for weight loss is diet.

      Assuming you know that, use https://www.healthstatus.com/calculate/cbc/ or any other calorie burning website.

      Congratulations anon youre on the pathway to loose weight! And yes people will but its like "Oh look a butt" and then carry on with their day.pj0tx

    • 4 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      >whats the best machine for weight loss?
      actually walking/jogging outside instead of the treadmill, you burn more calories

      additionally the slower you go the longer you can keep going, considering you're on a diet and exercising pretty often you should just walk at 4-5 kmph for hours (that is if you can spare the time) walking has better longevity and you don't need to take any days off

  120. 4 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    Recommend me a good intermediate 3 x week routine pleeeeeeeease

    • 4 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      Nsuns 4 day LP

      • 4 weeks ago
        Anonymous

        >4 day

        • 4 weeks ago
          Anonymous

          Then use the 3day LP idc

    • 4 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      Madcow

  121. 4 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    II got the lingering annoyance from being sick earlier in the week
    While im no longer having headaches, body aches, etc im still not 100% and feeling fatigued
    As much as I want to go lift, should i stay cautious and wait a couple more days or yolo fuck it

  122. 4 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    Bench: 72.5kg 3x5
    OHP: 42.5kg 3x5
    Bent over row: 85kg 3x5
    Deadlift: 100kg 3x5
    Zercher: 80kg 3x5
    Realistically how bad are these lifts? These are just my main compounds I’m focusing on improving

  123. 4 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    Can someone please tell me if my rate of progress is bad/normal/good?

    Been working out since January and here are my main lifts so far:
    >overhead press 4x8 75lbs
    >bench press 4x8 120lbs
    >squat 3x5 160lbs (still linearly increasing on this one, definitely lower than it could have been by now since I took a break of 4-5 weeks)
    >deadlift 1x5 230lbs

    Do these numbers seem ok for around 6 months of progress?

  124. 4 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    What's wrong with my calves?

    • 4 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      nothing, they're shredded

    • 4 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      I just did RDL and my heart was racing so fast I thought I was gonna get a heart attack, is it normal?

      they're not between my quads dummy

  125. 4 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    There is no way I could have burned 1000cal on a short weightlift, stretch and 12k walk, right?
    I was expecting it to be around 600cal.

    • 4 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      12K walk is 600 calories by itself (50 cal per kilometer on avg)

  126. 4 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    > Be me, 28 y.o.
    > I want to fuck a MILF from my gym.
    > She must be like 50 or something.

    Should I?

  127. 4 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    Time for a cut soon- will be doing a cut of 2000 calories: 250g protein, 125g carbs, 55g fat

    In order to hit that protein goal while also getting protein/calories around the clock, I'm gonna need to start using protein powder.
    Any recs on brands?
    I used Optimum Nutrition whey back in my pre-covid days but thought it was kinda clumpy when hand-mixing

    • 4 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      >I'm gonna need to start using protein powder
      you HAVE to be spastic to believe this under ANY fucking circumstances, you can easily get 250g protein from chicken breast while maintaining 2k cals

      Redcon1 MRE vanilla

      how is your whey brand related to this

      • 4 weeks ago
        Anonymous

        >you HAVE to be spastic to believe this under ANY fucking circumstances, you can easily get 250g protein from chicken breast while maintaining 2k cals
        Yeah I'm not eating 1.8 lbs of chicken breast a day for 70 days straight
        Also cold chicken sucks so I'm not gonna be eating that for lunch

        • 4 weeks ago
          Anonymous

          >1.8 lbs of chicken breast a day for 70 days straight

          chicken breast contains 25-30% protein on average, you don't need to eat that much

          • 4 weeks ago
            Anonymous

            There is 140g of protein in 1 lb of chicken breast

  128. 4 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    I made a fat gf, now how do I tell her to diet/exercise, she has a 10 face but her body makes her 5

    • 4 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      she will drop your ass at the speed of light if she loses weight

  129. 4 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    are there 7 day cardio routines
    i just want the effects of having something that wakes me the fuck up every day

    • 4 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      I didn't specifically look up any 7 day cardio routines but you should be able to cycle between arms-legs-core on a 7 day routine

      • 4 weeks ago
        Anonymous

        was thinking about a split but i'm autistic and just want to do the same thing in the morning 7 days before i head off to work/whatever
        been noticing significant performance boosts to literally everything i do during cardio days, want to capitalize on it

        • 4 weeks ago
          Anonymous

          I mean depending on how much you do, you could do the same exercises every morning

          I got a friend who does a couple sets push ups sit ups curls and shit every morning

          • 4 weeks ago
            Anonymous

            >I mean depending on how much you do, you could do the same exercises every morning
            well yeah, i'm asking if there's like a well established 7 day routine out there to avoid overtraining
            i think it's also easier to avoid overtraining with cardio, but you can always overdo it

  130. 4 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    Been on the PHUL routine for a few months and got decent results but my gains have been really slowing down recently. Wondering if switching to something like PPLRPPLR... would be a good idea???

    • 4 weeks ago
      Anonymous

      Gains always slow down noon. Get over it. It's over. You're maxed out.

  131. 4 weeks ago
    Anonymous

    I'm losing weight and getting leaner on my cut but I still feel like I can pinch the same big amount of fat on my stomach as when I started. What gives??

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