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Your Approach to ending a cut... Jreay4 6 2 yearsjamiee321 (4): I go by how I'm feeling. If my body is feeling destroyed from training, i'll slowly cut down the duration/sets of my workouts. I usually find that by simply increasing food, I recover better from training and don't need to deload. If you are wanting to transition out of a cut, gradually increase carbs and fat to maintenance (say 100 cals every week or 2). Good luck!
Need some advice on BW exercises and diet daniel85 3 3 yearsEagleRare10 (838): I agree with @SOLARSUPLEX. Honestly, setting aside your recent weight gain, if you were only able to do 2-3 pullups or dips before that, then you probably have a lot of room to get stronger in those movements without necessarily putting on any more size. Do you have any access to an assisted pull-up/dip station (has a little pad that you kneel on that is counterweighted, so you aren't lifting your full body weight)? Or bands? If you can't do...
Forearm training Armwrestler44 9 3 yearsSOLARSUPLEX (8314): I'm a strong advocate of farmer walks. Go to your gym when there is nobody there. Take the 4 heaviest sets and carry them across the gym. Then carry them back. Then back again. While putting them down and picking them back up. Not just a constant grip. That shit will make them grow.
Need training/diet advice please!! ErikFromAus 5 3 yearsErickFromOmaha (4195):
What are your ways to vary your training A_em 7 4 yearsA_em (2410): Yesss, I've noticed, of course, that since I've focused on strength and endurance I've had the best results. Exactly! That's why I asked to get to know some more ways that I haven't heard of. Thanks guys for sharing your ideas! I really like them.
Critique My First P/P/L Program BlueManBen 10 4 yearsRawsteel (940): That's right, and for the main sets (3x5/3x6-8) i recommend that you use a weight that allows you to hit the reps in the first 2 sets with the same weight, up it when you can hit 5/8 in all 3 sets or when you can do 5, 5, 6 and 8, 8, 9. How many percent you need to lower the weight in the pause set will requie some experimentation, for me -20% in the bench allows me to complete 8 pause reps with about 2 reps left in the tank, and when i could...
Balanced Body - Article lordcenturion 1 4 yearslordcenturion (1): I've gathered the information that has helped me build a bit of strength, power, muscle mass and endurance. The only reason I have become obsessed with building muscle is because I was really skinny. I had to do something. I struggled for a few years, tried many things but I finally uncovered what works for me. I found out the hard way, through injuries, how it is important to work every muscle group with the same dedication and...
Warm up using 'explosive' exercises? qtdreams92 22 4 yearsBucky (3871): @WinnersNeverQuit or I like meadows approach to a warm up. pick an exercise and do it low weight and high volume for a good pump and then move on to your lifts for the day.
Going to failure and beyond.. qtdreams92 26 4 yearsErickFromOmaha (4195): @eknight you sneaky dog you!
Tips for Natural Bodybuilders CaiDuncan 11 5 yearsCaiDuncan (4): I've experienced that feeling and impatience is definetly one of my weaknesses.. Gear is very tempting sometimes but I've never been motivated to buy any. I don't think I'll ever enhance- stay healthy!
Legs Advise davidum 9 6 yearspandasashi (3859): well if you are doing high reps, you will get bigger...i would just do lower reps if i were you..or just maintain. your calves look good now, keep doing what your doing, jump rope is also fine id say
Max-OT.Should i feel the pain? VytasP 4 7 yearsJusu (618): Pain and soreness aren't necessary, they don't tell anything about workout. Results tell everything.