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Top new questions this week:

How can i do pull ups at home?

So, here's the thing: i am on a situation in which i can't go to the gym. However, I Still want / need to do some pull ups. How can i do it at home without having to buy anything? I've already tried ...

gym core back  
asked by GAX 3 votes
answered by Sean Duggan 2 votes

Can doing the same kind of exercise workout daily provide any good improvements?

I've been learning kickboxing from a local trainer in my city for the last 2 months. I've noticed that in one hour of workout he made us to do the same workout exercises with some minor changes. I've ...

workout-routines workout routine boxing  
asked by Himanshu 3 votes
answered by Eric Kaufman 4 votes

Difference between same repetition on each set and limit repetition on each set

What is the benefit difference between doing a move 20x3 and getting exhausted at the end and doing the same move up to the limit each set (28,20,13) I am currently waiting 1min between each set and ...

exercise exercise-technique home-exercise sets  
asked by demirb 3 votes
answered by Dave Liepmann 1 vote

How many calories are burnt by walking upstairs with a 30kg (66 pounds) backpack and ankle weights?

I train for mountaineering by walking upstairs as described in the question's title. The ankle weights are 2kg each (about 4.5 pounds). I am 75kg (165 pounds), 178cm (5'8"). I am very interested in ...

cardio calories stairs  
asked by Dakatine 2 votes
answered by Moses 1 vote

Is a mainly cardio based schedule any good?

Currently I run every morning before work and follow that run up with some Chin-ups, Muscle-ups and Push-ups. I'm not trying to build muscle with these exercises but I just want to make sure I don't ...

training running-training-plan overtraining growth  
asked by Marco Geertsma 2 votes
answered by rrirower 4 votes

Proposed Olympic/Power Routine To Meet Unusual Requirements

edited in response to comments Below is a detailed mixed olympic and power lifting routine. In particular, I have annotated what seems to be the most unusual features. I currently use the routine. ...

workout-routines squats deadlifts olympic-weightlifting snatch  
asked by entprise 2 votes
answered by Dave Liepmann 1 vote

What Limits the Repetitions One Can Perform?

What is the scientific explanation of why one can only do a certain number of repetitions of an exercise before becoming unable to? For example, at my current state I can only do 8 repetitions of a ...

weightlifting  
asked by Hamhot Ptonel 2 votes
answered by Eric Kaufman 2 votes

Greatest hits from previous weeks:

Why does running make you have to poop?

So I've always wondered what about running makes you have to go to the bathroom? Why is it that it seems to accelerate the downward progress of any ... you know ... Or maybe I'm the only one this ...

exercise running  
asked by Doug T. 40 votes
answered by mootinator 36 votes

How do I squat if I can't keep my heels on the floor?

I was told that I was doing the squats incorrectly because I was lifting the heels. I was told to try and do them without lifting the heels but I can't lower myself more than a few centimeters. The ...

squats mobility  
asked by Adrian 14 votes
answered by Dave Liepmann 8 votes
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