Hi all, In one week I'll be leaving the country to teach English in Thailand for a year, and I'm concerned about dat muscle atrophy. I spent 6 months there a few years ago and ended up losin..
Right now I am on a cut. Trying to lose some fat while maintaining muscle and hopefully increasing strength. I try to eat clean but I am unclear on when to eat complex-carbs. I know I should be eating..
So I'm switching to pure isolation hypertrophy workouts after a very successful and long run of SL. However, I really don't know where to start. I don't have much experience with hypertrop..
So I start lifting +3 weeks ago after an absence of +1 year and I rain 3/week. My workout is a full body workout. At first I did the following = 5x8 bench press 5x8 military press 5x12 squats 3x10 Hy..
Hey guys. Finally went to the doctor today as my lower back is in constant discomfort. Dude said I had AI syndrome, gave me a shot and says I gots to go to PT 3 days a week. It's the joint that co..
I've been training 3 years 5 times a week (ive yet to take more than 2 days off in a week) I do mainly compounds I lift heavy, I hit my macros, I am doing everything right, I am doing what wor..
So I've been working out for maybe 2 -3 months now and already noticing some changes. (Sort of stuck at the moment, buying heavier weights soon though) Anyway, I've noticed my traps have grown..
Arnold Schwarzenegger: Needs no introduction Source of measurements. The formula for muscle group measurements is simply circumference against height, the weight is calculated according to the Square-..
I bulked up from 135 to 175 in my first year of lifting, however obviously not all of that was muscle lol. I have been cutting for a little over a month, and have dropped 10 pounds, but last week I st..
Hi everyone, I'm nearing the end of my first bulk and will be beginning my first cut as well. Last time I lost weight it was not optimal as I just eyeballed everything and lost a significant amoun..
I honestly don't know what these guys/girls do as a complete training program, but I often see guys wearing Crossfit brand clothing with very muscular/strong looking/admirable physiques. Sometimes..
I have been looking more into fixing my squat form and came to the sad realization I have been only doing half squats, and not really hitting the full movement. I am now trying to work on the form, bu..
Ive used the same workout routine for the past 6-8 weeks. Its a PPL split with 12 reps and 4 sets. I absolutely love my routine, but i fear i am starting to plateau and get too used to everything. I w..
yes you read that right, protein bars made out of ground crickets a friend of mine recently recommended them to me (exo protein bars), the macros look pretty good, does anyone have strong feelings or ..
Hey guys. So when I go to sleep I am usually around 177 or 176 lbs. (I'm 5'9" but that's not really important here.) When I wake up, I'll be around 165 lbs. I might get up and pis..
Yesterday's analysis of Franco Columbu's physique, and projection to other heights had a decent response, so I decided to add another set. Here is Frank Zane, often idealized as having one of ..
I am in need of cutting, I am somewhat ashamed that I haven't gotten my body fat percent under control yet I know it is likely above 25%. I cut soda out of my diet completely, replaced it with wat..
Hey /r/bodybuilding swolemates Is there a difference between a deficit of 500 cal from nutrition vs a 500 cal deficit from nutrition and cardio combined? (e.g 300 from nutrition and 200 from cardio)? ..
I'm trying to figure out how long to cut for and I found this calculator - http://iifym.com/fat-loss-calculator/ Has anyone in the community used it before? Would you say it was relatively accurat..
Here is Serge Nubret, who finished 2nd in the 1975 Mr. Olympia behind Arnold Schwarzenegger and well as reaching the stage for many years before and after Source of measurements. The formula for muscl..
Stats are: 150lbs, ~5'8", 17 y/o. I'm a month into my cut, 12 pounds down. Right now I'm eating at 1800 calories and my weight is coming to a halt, I started adding in cardio this wee..
This is how I do my split. It's not going by Monday or Wednesday. It will go like this... Push day Barbell bench 3x8 Incline DB 3x8 Dips 3x8 Shoulder press 3x8 DB side raises 3x8 Pull day Bent ove..
I'd like to get some input on what exercises I need to do to help get me a square chest. I know there are various exercises that "focus" on different parts of your pecs and I'd like ..
I just bought a 5 lb tub of this protein from eBay. It's cheap and seems to have a great list of ingredients, but there is no information of inspection, approval, or distribution anywhere on the l..