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Top new questions this week:

Can someone who takes steroids get muscle mass even without lifting?

My impression given what I read on the internet about it was that steroids help your body recover much faster after workout. So for the recovering to work, you still have to damage your body in the ...

weightlifting muscle-recovery testosterone steroids  
asked by thelolcat 5 votes
answered by Nathan 3 votes

As a recreational weight lifter, how do I ensure that I minimise long term health issues?

I have been weight lifting for two months (squat, bench and deadlift), and while I have been very happy with the short term benefits of my new routine, I'm concerned about the negative long term ...

asked by Stacey 3 votes
answered by Dave Liepmann 3 votes

Getting in shape after age 30+

I was thinking to start working out to get a nice muscular body, but is it worth it considering I'm 32 years old already? Is it too late?

muscle-mass age  
asked by user11997 3 votes
answered by Eric Kaufman 5 votes

Zyzz body without steroids

Can a shredded body like Zyzz had be attained without the use of steroids? Actually can you get shredded at all without steroids?

testosterone getting-in-shape  
asked by zyzzfan 2 votes
answered by Eric Kaufman 8 votes

How much exercise is "just enough"?

I'm in my early 40s, BMI=27, and my primary goal in exercising is to be healthy: to live as long and as ably/comfortably as I can. My secondary goals are to maintain a reasonably good weight ...

asked by Chelonian 2 votes
answered by Dave Liepmann 1 vote

Mom Losing Her Mobility Because of her Weight Gain

My mom has gained so much weight over the last few years that she's having a really hard time getting around. She's a really great mom, so I don't want to make it sound like she's not as good of a mom ...

nutrition weight-gain mobility obesity  
asked by FaithfulTiger 2 votes
answered by Eric Kaufman 8 votes

Are there exercises to help strengthen my little toe?

No, I'm not looking to go into tiny barbells or anything like that. When I'm walking, particularly when I'm angling to a side, I find that I have a slightly tendency for the weight to go to the ...

asked by Sean Duggan 1 vote
answered by Miati 2 votes

Greatest hits from previous weeks:

Why does standing for too long make knees sore?

I don't seem to get sore knees unless i stand still for extended periods of time. My knees are fine when I skateboard or do exercise though so it made me curious. EDIT: I skateboard for more than 4 ...

asked by trusktr 1 vote
answered by Lauren 4 votes

Pain in the top of my foot

I'm having some minor (uncomfortable) pain in the outside top of my right foot (think around the inferior peroneal retinaculum or the inferior extensor retinaculum near the external malleolus). It ...

running barefoot pain  
asked by Nathan Wheeler 5 votes
answered by Barbie 9 votes
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