hey everyone i am new to weight lifting and excercise my current routine is the bodyweight every evening then i do 5 sets of 5 reps bench press 5 sets of 5 reps preacher curl and bicycle crunches til…Continue
"The bar should be mid-shin level, that means finding something to prop it up is important.
The 5 x 5 works well physiologically, but not so well phsychologically, it generally lacks that motivating feel-good "pump" what the more…"
"If you rest properly (3-4 minutes between sets) and you have eaten well and are fueled up for your work out, then you can achieve sets of the same weight and same rep. So I'm saying, if you can do 10 reps on your first set with X weight,…"
"I believe the point behind it is that you don't work to failure every set. Yes you could do more reps on the first set but it wears you out faster and ends with you doing less in the long run. I think working to failure also leads to more…"
"I don't understand 5 x 5. If in the third go with this weight you can do 5, then it means in the first go you could do 10 and in the last go you can only do 3. Because muscle tires. So how do people do the same amount of reps in every go? I…"
"and bro sorry about the punctuation i have always been horrible about it ,it has been a problem for me i know its a simple thing to learn but i never really learned it but i am going back to college now and english 1010 should fix it i am sorry it…"
"sorry guys , i am just trying to get functional strength my weight is 157 and im 5"7
i do my bodyweight routine and my lifts everyday my bodyweight excercises are bicycle crunches til failure 25 pushups 30 dips 15 one legged squats i have a…"
"+100 on this. Exactly like setting a budget, you need to get real about where you expend your time and energy (not where you think you do, or wish you did, but actually do). Then you can figure out strategies to work through it. "
I was in much the same situation a few years ago: dad working but in poor health; mom largely bedridden (and miserable and quite demanding).
A couple questions:
(1) How old are your parents?
(2) What does your personal support structure look…"
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Add that vest and you have a light warm layer and a place for your phone.
I work in IT so I can ware it to work also. I just…"