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Starting into fitness general by Sidney Nicklewire - Sun, 15 Mar 2015 14:30:02 EST ID:NVUz7zhS No.90669 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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https://fitloop.co/routines/bwf-beginner-routine
Do this, for at least 1 week, best for 2, and obviously if this is challenging stick with it more.

eatthismuch.com - track your food, much better than myfitnesspal or other calorie trackers, has comprehensive search engine
if you want to track, just clear the pre-made list on the website, and then search for foods and track them in the cleared list

>TDEE
http://www.fitnessfrog.com/calculators/tdee-calculator.html

find out how many calories you burn, find out your BMR (choose 0 activity)
and then figure out your calories burned either by choosing an activity level, or googling how many calories are lost per X (bodyweight, running, jump roping) for Y time and add it to your BMR.
It's easier to use the activity setting on the calc, but it does over estimate the expenditure

>bulk
+500 calories to BMR/calculated diet
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Trump Trufflebottom - Tue, 02 Jan 2018 14:12:21 EST ID:IEtx51cK No.94596 Ignore Report Quick Reply
how much protein should you eat if your focus is burning a lot of fat with cardio but you're also strength training and don't want to demolish muscle
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2wheel jump - Thu, 04 Jan 2018 07:05:21 EST ID:3v8VFsc7 No.94601 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>94596
Drink milk, eat out beef-slices and shuck oysters
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Alice Ballershaw - Mon, 08 Jan 2018 18:20:49 EST ID:6CE/CuTX No.94607 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>94596
Depends on what you already have. Also the size of the deficit. The harder you burn and the more muscle you already have the harder this shit gets. The level of exercise probably affects this. I suspect lowering your intake by x calories probably causes more muscle loss than burning x more by using your muscles but this is something experts could verify.

I eat 120-150g most days and can run a 1000cal/day deficit until I'm barely above 10% body fat and retain muscle, and even make slight gains, After that I have to reduce the deficit though I can lose a bit more weight before I start to lose muscle or just tire easily. However I'm not enormously muscular. I am hitting about 180 pounds with a 32 inch waist and I'm 6 foot 1. The girl in Octoberfest up there is marginally less muscular (if she was 6 foot 1 anyway) than me though I am nowhere near as defined. Especially just after christmas. Yeah I'm currently burning fat too.

I train for strength 3 times a week (about an hour but that includes waiting for shit and usually a toilet break because I have no intention of pissing myself and I usually hydrate pretty well pre workout) and do high intensity cardio (half an hour non stop) 3 days a week, I do some core shit (sit ups, raised leg raises etc) on my off day and walk a fair amount.
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CNY2018 - Sun, 25 Feb 2018 06:07:27 EST ID:kUQM7tbs No.94674 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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Just DO it
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Sophie Grimspear - Sun, 15 Apr 2018 08:36:55 EST ID:yeMAMUjC No.94714 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Is there an easier bodyweight routine for realllly weak overweight people because I can only do pushups on the wall, I just want to build basic proper form and as much strength as possible while losing weight right now. What exercises should I focus on, thanks


Weights and boxing by Betsy Bemmleshaw - Fri, 13 Apr 2018 13:50:26 EST ID:QRbgnf6i No.94709 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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I just started PHUL 2 weeks ago and it's feeling good but on top of that I'm wanting to start boxing again so I was wondering if I could cut out one of the leg days and just do this

>legs
>squat 5 rep max
>deadlift 3x3-5
>front squats 3-4x8
>stiff dreads 3-4x8
>lunge 2x12-5"15
>calf raise 4x25


>then replace the missing leg day with this
>barbell complex,Turkish bag,box jumps
OR(both if I've got the energy)
>Hill sprints
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Long-term Squatting Support by Reuben Nallerkudge - Tue, 20 Mar 2018 17:58:54 EST ID:jtSAPt7m No.94691 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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Hi, how are you? Same.
Hi pals, I need help figuring something out that my googling skills cannot. My girlfriend is an archaeologist to be. This summer she’s revisiting a dig site that she worked on last summer. Being the best boyfriend I can be, I want to be able to help her despite the distance between us(California>Italy).

The dig-wide rule over there is no knees. You have to stand or squat the whole time. I’ve looked up lower back support, long term squat support, searched similar questions hoping for some key words. But all I’ve found are weighted back support for squats and other similar products. Does anyone here squat all the time maybe? Does anyone can help?
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Rebecca Clablingfadge - Wed, 21 Mar 2018 16:04:32 EST ID:+FjIeKOd No.94695 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>94692
She’s going to be squatting for up to 10 hours a day and from what she says, it’s the most complained about thing at the dig. Imagine for a second a world where people use their human brains to overcome hardships with technology instead of “toughing it out bro, be strong”
And as to your physiological dysfunction point, my girlfriend was diagnosed with a rare lower-back arthritis when she was 22. No possible surgery. Just pain meds for life.
Again, just trying to be a good boi here.
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Alice Lightshit - Sat, 24 Mar 2018 05:44:12 EST ID:FAeBlLZ9 No.94696 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>94695
If she's in Europe they should have better support for illness. I would say your girlfriend needs to practicing lifting her prescription/diagnosis from her doctor and unfolding that.

I'm not saying they should get on their knees for it, but that there might be some compromise. They can always leave her in standing positions. Standing 10 hours is fine as long as you get to move around and aren't carrying a lot of weight.

Squats and shit will help her all the same. The lower back isn't the area limiting squats so working on that a bit will make her life better. She has 2 months. She doesn't need to lift big, she needs to do endurance. So every day lots of bodyweight or body weight plus a single figure number of KG squats and maybe just lots of holding it. She's got 3 or 4 months to practice so within 3 or 4 weeks she'll either make progress or realise that this just isn't going to work at all. She will be sore the first few days at least. She wants to be mostly doing lots of sets of lots of reps because she's training endurance. She doesn't need massive quads, just the ability to feed the ones she has.

If your girlfriend is not already a healthy weight then reducing the load on her back and knees will help immensely with this also. There's probably no easy answer but intelligently directed hard work will always yield results.

Also someone who actually works on training endurance for stuff may be able to give better advice than me. I figure that practicing squats will either prove she can't do it BEFORE she's out there or she'll get some improvement and it's better than nothing.
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Emma Fupperden - Mon, 26 Mar 2018 16:37:21 EST ID:UaH2AD8G No.94697 Ignore Report Quick Reply
OP you sound like a drug addict and also are not straightfoward on what you really want.
Do you want us to give you exercises for your girlfriend to make her squatting ability better?
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Betsy Ficklestone - Wed, 04 Apr 2018 13:32:09 EST ID:t/dRQJYe No.94699 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>94691
How often do you tell her you have a bone to examine?
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Oliver Hucklebatch - Sat, 07 Apr 2018 13:51:30 EST ID:DQCx3qOI No.94700 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>94699

I hope every day. This thread makes me want to date an archaeologist.


LGD-4033 review by Phyllis Wuffingkack - Thu, 18 Jan 2018 07:06:34 EST ID:1sTJgtu8 No.94627 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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In the middle of a cycle of LGD-4033 right now and wanted to give my thoughts on it.

LGD-4033 is a selective androgenic receptor modulator, or SARM, which is a long way of saying it sensitizes the body to its own natural forms of testosterone.

Bought 1g of powder online and have been dosing 10mg daily. The powder is only somewhat miscible in water, but dissolves quite easily in the presence of lipids so I have been using whole milk.

After three weeks, I can say that overall I have had a somewhat increased healing rate; bruises and injuries, especially muscle strain, seems to heal quite a bit faster than expected. Not scientific at all (although clinical studies have been done) but I am experiencing increased anabolism.

In addition, I have experienced a boost in mood and have generally more energy. Not significantly more, but noticable. Furthermore, no shrinking of testes 3 weeks into cycle. I will monitor this with interest to ascertain whether clomid is necessary for PCT, because forums seem split on how suppressive LGD-4033 really is.

Current thoughts: definitely worth the purchase
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Alice Pummersene - Sun, 28 Jan 2018 07:15:26 EST ID:L0G2hxJy No.94652 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>94651
I suspect after adjusting for water weight (all those calories weigh and draw in water, suddenly having half a kilo of extra carbs going in during a week will pull in a lot more water). It's probably not a pound per day but I guess when we get to mid february we'll see how much progress this really makes. If he really did gain significant amounts of muscle it will show by then.

Still unless he's measuring his waist incorrectly then there's got be muscles gained without fat.

>I have no scientific way of doing this

You don't need to be super precise, just make sure you're measuring the same thing every time and ensuring other factors are consistent.

OP, going forward ensure you're weighing at a consistent time of day but also be consistent with any exceptions the few days before and if you've taken you're morning piss, if you've had your morning glass of water etc.If you have nights you regularly eat differently that's fine as long as you weigh at a consistent time. I eat differently at weekends. Water weight is dismissed as a cop out or buzz word but it's real, it's something you need to consider and control for as it can hide or exaggerate results. It's why after christmas I started dieting on the 2nd and didn't get on the scales until the 10th. I mean sure I'd be able to say "I lost 5KG" but really that first week of data would be meaningless.

Also other information matters for a better picture. How are your lifts going and how is your waistline? Measure it or at least see if you're going in or out notches on the same belt (with the same trousers, things tucked in etc) Also with lifts be wary of the first few weeks progress, a lot of those gains will not be your muscles growing but your brain learning to use them for that lift. If you worked out before starting this and are coming from that angle you'll be okay but if it's new lifts be wary.

So pick a time and day and ensure you're consistent with whether you take that huge shit first or not. Make sure your waist is genuinely coming in and check your weights lifted are soaring. If you're new to working out you were still a few weeks from the point where this is going to be particularly meaningful though.
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Nicholas Pittshit - Thu, 01 Feb 2018 02:15:19 EST ID:Ysi1QNJr No.94657 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>94652
I suspect some of it is mos def water but I am also increasing my lifts pretty quickly. Tried to take this pic at same time of day, after a wake up piss and three glasses of water. End of month 1 I guess.
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David Humblesag - Fri, 09 Feb 2018 20:02:12 EST ID:VFaxh03j No.94661 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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another update
tried to be consistent with waking up, pissing, drinking, then taking a pic
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Simon Bunwater - Sat, 10 Feb 2018 15:17:16 EST ID:2QvNUBns No.94662 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>94661

dude stop posting pictures of your pasty skinnyfat scrawny torso every 2 days.
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Archie Ducklefag - Sat, 17 Feb 2018 17:30:04 EST ID:ZuEZVmeP No.94668 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>94662

Yes, get back to us at the end and do a comparison pic. I'm glad you're making progress, but the guy is right. I'm just glad you didn't include your benis in the bic lmao. Sorry if I'm being rude, I was just trying to be light-hearted about it.


Coaches and Starting Strength by Nell Worthingman - Tue, 16 Jan 2018 09:59:24 EST ID:E/CSqr54 No.94622 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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tl;dr: My gym coach/instructor won't help me with the form of Starting Strength exercises. I'll be in this gym only for one month, will I be losing time for doing only what he thinks is the best for me?

He's really into machine exercises mostly, some dumbells for arms and shoulders. I want to commit to SS as I'm skinny af and need a proper introduction into the world of using-your-body-in-a-proper-manner.

If I follow whatever he says to me, even if for only 1 or 1 + 1/2 month, will that hurt my progress if only after this I start SS? I'll change gym because I'll go back to the city where I work and there continue this journey. When talking to the coach of the next gym, I'll try to convice him using better methods.
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Cedric Blackcocke - Tue, 16 Jan 2018 19:13:19 EST ID:E/CSqr54 No.94625 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>94624

Nice reply. Thanks anon! I'll follow what he is saying, as he studied whatever it was to be there. I'm doing the best I can with the form, trying to do it slowly and if I can't last to the that one last rep, almost failing, I know it's good thing.

Thanks
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Alice Drengerlock - Sun, 28 Jan 2018 07:58:48 EST ID:uDZHW1X/ No.94653 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Your coach is a faggot, if he would show you all the SS exercises, then you will never use his coaching again. Therefore, he lets you do a shitload of unnecessary machine work that you don't need and that does not stimulate all the small muscles that you need to build a foundation of strength. Look up videos of Alan Thrall on youtube for form tutorials on the big lifts and please get rid of your coach and start Starting Strength.
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Swings Daily - Mon, 12 Feb 2018 00:36:21 EST ID:CeAkAoD7 No.94663 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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TL;DR
Machines are useless, unless you are rehabilitating and need assistance with stabilizing a load. Use Barbells, Dumbells, Kettlebells,Clubs and Maces. Even Calisthenics. Just not machines. Your Instructor sounds like he doesn't know what he is doing NOR like he is meeting your specific needs. Ill list a few good sources at the very bottom of post.

Rant:
Machine exercises are virtually useless. There are 3 axis of movement. X, Y and Z. This is going to get a little rambly, and simplified at times, but please bear with me.

X is the direction you wish to work to move a load or exert force. Y and Z are the forces you have to fight to stabilize the load you wish to move. In every real world application of strength, you are resisting Y and/or Z with your stabilizers, when you are both moving and static, along the X plane.

Machines hold you responsible for X work only. They completely eliminate Y and Z stabilization and also distort the load you are bearing through:

1) Pulley Systems
2) Neglecting Stabilizers

This means, that 100lb load will feel more like an 80lb-90lb load and will not prepare you to deal with a real 100lb load as you will not build stabilizer strength.
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Charles Harrybanks - Tue, 13 Feb 2018 17:48:27 EST ID:izuuHGLP No.94666 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>94663

i agree with everything you said except for recommending kettlebells and maces to a beginner. i think one should at least have a moderate foundation with barbells and dumbbells before progressing to the more awkward shapes to reduce chance of injury
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Cornelius Fuckingham - Wed, 14 Feb 2018 23:47:54 EST ID:4+458rlZ No.94667 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Machines are useless, do SS and fire your coach.

I also do online coaching ;)


Motivation by Walter Buffinghat - Sun, 28 May 2017 17:56:26 EST ID:lTbN7xar No.94184 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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So a few years ago I got into lifting, got myself pretty big and I've never really felt better about myself than those times, then a long term relationship happened and i kinda let myself go for a while. I did build myself back up about half a year ago but then i got pretty sick for a few months and lost pretty much all muscle mass and became very unhealthy.

My relationship recently ended and I know building myself up will make me feel better but I just can't find the motivation. Something that doesn't help is that I had access to testosterone and Dbol for both times i've built myself up and i can't afford to buy a course right now to do it again. This kinda makes me doubt the progress i'll be able to make and puts me off even more.

>How do you keep yourself motivated, have you ever lost everything you've gained and then built it all back up?
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https://www.theregister.co.uk/ - Sat, 09 Dec 2017 20:18:59 EST ID:kycKtp45 No.94548 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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DO IT
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18xxx - Thu, 18 Jan 2018 07:16:57 EST ID:3v8VFsc7 No.94628 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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Lift dem balls
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Martha Hundlewudging - Thu, 25 Jan 2018 11:23:13 EST ID:om38dc19 No.94648 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>94293

I have found myself wanting to jack off aound the same time I would be lifting, and while I would ordinarily just wait til I was done as a form of reward, I never noticed pre-work ejaculation causing me any issues or demotivation.
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George Savinglock - Mon, 12 Feb 2018 19:07:08 EST ID:DZ6ayQl2 No.94664 Ignore Report Quick Reply
never again wanting to feel like a fat slob is enough to motivate me. seeing my disgraceful body in the mirror makes me so fucking angry.
haven't missed a week since I began a year ago. I'm so used to it now that I don't even need motivation, I just do it out of habit. if I skip a workout, I just feel wrong.
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Fuck Bossletuck - Tue, 13 Feb 2018 04:51:04 EST ID:L0G2hxJy No.94665 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>94664
I used to be a fat slob, now I've gone through a year and a half of boring weight loss and spent several years enjoying actually being fit I can't go back. Sometimes though I go nuts for a week or so, and I think it's good in the long run but then I have to get back on the wagon hard for a while before I can go back to normal. Dieting for 4 weeks at the start of January and a couple of weeks here and there is worth it to not look in the mirror and hate what I see (some of it I even like a bit).

Today's pancake day and tomorrow's discount chocolate day but when I'm eating a lot not skipping the gym becomes more crucial. Encouraging my body to store fractionally more muscle and fractionally less fat probably isn't noticeable over 2 days but it adds up over a a dozen such breaks in a year and the aforementioned December period I usually notice I'm stronger in the second week of January. I figure that the gains happen by the 2nd but it takes a few days of not eating carb crash inducing shit to actually feel the benefits.


at home workouts by randomDud3 - Mon, 22 Jan 2018 01:07:55 EST ID:Tysz0HbM No.94633 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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Is doing push ups and sit ups and other body weight exercises enough to at least get you muscular?
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Graham Fanwill - Wed, 24 Jan 2018 12:48:56 EST ID:L0G2hxJy No.94646 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>94643
What this guy said mostly but there's a few caveats.

If you end up running a small calorie deficit (you'd have to be in balance before and spend a lot of times doing these)/ you might gain some definition. If your muscles are really small they might grow. To experience hypertrophy you still need a level of challenge during your 8-12 reps (x3-5). Sit ups and push ups are "I'm not a piece of shit" tier fitness and so you will outgrow them very early if you're not fat, don't get me wrong they have their place and are good to do, but they will not make you muscular. There are ways to use your body weight to challenge yourself more but it is doing things the hard way. If you're broke there's "convict conditioning" style, because there's lots of harder variants on body weight (plus you can hold stuff, carry a bag etc) but if you have a choice lift weights but like any work out you want to put some thought into working all your muscles hard, several times over the routine/cycle.

Also if you can easily do a thing every day you're better off doing something a bit harder you need a day to recover from.
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Ebenezer Nickleville - Tue, 30 Jan 2018 13:54:07 EST ID:+xD6CxGF No.94654 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>94643
I used to get 1-2 cm per month on my legs just doing some squats and sprints at home no weights high intensity. I liked the results.
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Cyril Cengerworth - Wed, 31 Jan 2018 00:47:25 EST ID:4+458rlZ No.94655 Ignore Report Quick Reply
flitloop.co
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Priscilla Brockleshaw - Wed, 31 Jan 2018 10:31:03 EST ID:59c8vx2R No.94656 Ignore Report Quick Reply
I used to do parkour ten years ago just around when I was getting out of highschool and I was, as told by others, "ripped." I never used weights, and my only exercise besides parkour was sit ups and push ups. As long as you keep the fat off your body you should be decently strong and well defined just from body weight exercises.

If you have access to weights and equipment then I highly suggest lifting weights instead because it is significantly more efficient at building a muscular body.
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Ebenezer Billinghood - Mon, 05 Feb 2018 20:42:19 EST ID:hWl3c88u No.94658 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>94633
Get an adjustable dumbell, seriously, its the staple of any home gym.


bodyweight workouts at home by randomDud3 - Mon, 22 Jan 2018 01:11:22 EST ID:Tysz0HbM No.94634 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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is doing pushups and sit ups and other bodyweight workouts enough to get me at least a little muscular? I don't have a whole lot of time on my hands to get to the gym and pump iron.
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Jack Blapperwell - Mon, 22 Jan 2018 02:13:27 EST ID:4+458rlZ No.94635 Ignore Report Quick Reply
fitloop.co
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Nathaniel Sishnack - Tue, 23 Jan 2018 00:43:12 EST ID:74kl41c5 No.94638 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Do cock pushups like Jack Black. If you're erection is strong, so too is your mind and spirit. ha ha.


Food guilt by Mindkid - Sat, 13 Jan 2018 11:35:41 EST ID:elOwE49S No.94616 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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How do I stop feeiling guilty for eating food?
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Lillian Brebblesare - Sat, 13 Jan 2018 13:31:56 EST ID:nCYIS+Kt No.94617 Ignore Report Quick Reply
What are you talking about? Food is good. How else are you supposed to get good gains if you don't eat at least 4,000 calories a day?
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Matilda Fizzlewotch - Sat, 13 Jan 2018 15:05:54 EST ID:2QvNUBns No.94618 Ignore Report Quick Reply
eat healthy food instead of shit
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Eliza Nillerhit - Sun, 14 Jan 2018 09:19:28 EST ID:299Ld3LH No.94620 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>94616
Where does the guilt stem from?

If it's health related I'd say eat healthy as Matilda said in reasonable quantities. Under eating is as dangerous as over eating. Get a good balance of nutrients. Take pride in what you eat instead of guilt. You can fit a few treats in but even those can be sensible and fine in moderation.
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Cedric Gezzleman - Sun, 14 Jan 2018 11:04:05 EST ID:8HtHFWUp No.94621 Ignore Report Quick Reply
What do you mean?
If it's excessive eating then you're probably under eating. Reminder: don't drop your calories too low when your cutting. that's just setting you up for failure.


Just Coffee Pre Workout? by Edward Pussleson - Wed, 13 Dec 2017 22:52:27 EST ID:q5rNVLou No.94562 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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Sometimes I am in such a rush to get to the gym before I weight train, that I only have time to have a cup of coffee. Now this does supply me with the energy I need, however I have read that without a food source of carbs, my body will start to cannibalise muscle tissue?
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2wheel jump - Thu, 04 Jan 2018 07:07:59 EST ID:3v8VFsc7 No.94602 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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Nothing wrong with one coffee pre-workout.
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Fanny Turveyworth - Mon, 08 Jan 2018 19:29:52 EST ID:YnaXedGC No.94608 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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Your body is always gonna use muscle as a fuel source. You will never be able to utilize only fat.
If you are looking to lose weight, the best way to retain muscle is to continue to work out to stimulate the muscles (and essentially tell your body "hey I still need this") and to take in sufficient protein, at least 40 grams a day for most people (I think, yknow, that's just an estimate, research this number more yourself if you're worried)

If you're trying to bulk, don't worry that much. The energy you're using during your resistance training is coming from glycogen that has been prepared in your body already. You'll only be depleted of it if you haven't eaten carbs in a while, like, since early the day before. (This is why ketosis kicks in after 2 days of no carbs; your body needs to create things in your body that give more direct access to fat as a fuel instead of glycogen.)
The thing is, if you're bulking, you're eating enough carbs already ***. Eating carbs shortly after your workout helps replace the glycogen you use during the workout, which is incredibly helpful for building muscle, since your body is gonna go "fuck, I need more glycogen" and it'll be able to just use the carbs instead of trying to burn fat and muscle to achieve its mission.

*** I can't, however, say on how this comment about "enough carbs" affects your actual workout capabilities. I don't know enough about how much you need in what time range in order to do a complete weight-training workout, for example. I do believe that you don't need to eat too much much, though, for your energy, unless you've been fasting or something recently. For example, you probably don't want to work out after not eating anything for the last 16 hours. I think it'll cripple your max potential. Again, these are just numbers being thrown, and I'm not that well-versed in this so I can't really say.

Note, though, that you should NEVER eat 30 mins or less before a workout. Consuming carbs will increase the insulin in your blood, which is an ANABOLIC response. You do not want your body to be busy BUILDING energy reserves while you work ou…
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Hamilton Pamblestock - Tue, 09 Jan 2018 19:58:33 EST ID:8HtHFWUp No.94609 Ignore Report Quick Reply
if it gives you plenty of energy and you are able to go through your workout then continue it. what i do is for pre workout is just a caffine pill that usually has 150 mgs of caffine.
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James Shakeshaw - Tue, 09 Jan 2018 22:19:43 EST ID:ubbsg20T No.94612 Ignore Report Quick Reply
BCAA help stop muscle loss.
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Phineas Fingerlock - Thu, 11 Jan 2018 14:30:38 EST ID:2QvNUBns No.94613 Ignore Report Quick Reply
have you guys heard of this dumbass gimmick they are calling "Bulletproof coffee" apparently you mix 2 tbsp of butter and some MCT oil (lipid oil) to black coffee. somehow this magically makes your brain work better. i wish marketing was illegal or heavily constrained.


Gym is closed by Nathaniel Humblelock - Mon, 25 Dec 2017 08:59:07 EST ID:wPu8ZQwg No.94578 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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What are you doing when your gym is closed on Christmas?
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Bill O'Reilly - Mon, 25 Dec 2017 15:36:01 EST ID:7YXz9Aec No.94580 Ignore Report Quick Reply
It's not
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The Original Snowman - Tue, 26 Dec 2017 20:46:33 EST ID:pe9cXDxg No.94581 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>94578
I just plotted it as my rest day and did a lot of mobility work at home. I really wanted to lift though....
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Fanny Shakebanks - Wed, 27 Dec 2017 00:07:22 EST ID:MUYKVZkn No.94582 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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I was surprised that my gym was open Christmas Day... or it must have been boxing day yesterday. I don't even know... time dudded for life.
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George Gindleshaw - Tue, 02 Jan 2018 03:59:41 EST ID:4+458rlZ No.94594 Ignore Report Quick Reply
going to the gym I own and lifting naked wearing only a santa hat and placing about a quarter of a thousand elf of a shelf everywhere


How important is it to drink 8 cups of water with creatine? by Reuben Buzzstone - Wed, 13 Dec 2017 15:36:39 EST ID:fECR96nr No.94560 Ignore Report Reply Quick Reply
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Hi I'm that guy from some months ago who asked about vegetarians and creatine and being too broke to pay for the gym, have lost ~40 pounds in 5 months so going

good

but I got a job to be less broke, so sometimes when I get home, I can't drink 8 cups of water unless I want to wake up and piss frequently. The creatine bottle says to drink 8 cups of water when supplementing with it, but

how vital is that and what is the logic behind it?
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TinyTrip !5pb17tfZto - Mon, 01 Jan 2018 17:27:06 EST ID:SSzHRMMv No.94593 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>>94560
It's important to stay hydrated .
The logic behind it is to aid your renal system with the byproduct.


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