Physical Fitness Weekly Newsletter

Physical Fitness newsletter

Top new questions this week:

Will training for size increase my strength?

There are a lot of suggestions to do 8-12 reps with short rest for size and less reps with longer rest for strength. Won't my strength increase if I do size workouts with gradual increase of the ...

weightlifting workout-routines workout weights workout-types  
asked by Herokiller 3 votes
answered by john3103 3 votes

Walking very fast for 30 minutes, twice a day. In which measure is that "aerobic exercise"?

I walk every day 30 minutes from my apartment to my office in the morning, and then another 30 minutes back in the evening. I do it at a very fast pace. I would say I walk as fast as one can fast ...

asked by Mephisto 3 votes
answered by Alec 3 votes

What are some abdominal exercises for a person with lack of a left iliac crest, left gluteal muscles, and scoliosis?

I've had a history with cancer, leaving me with no left iliac crest and minimal left gluteal muscles. Due to the surgery I have scoliosis as well. I am 20 years old and want to take care of myself ...

hip rehabilitation illness spine glutes  
asked by Erica 2 votes

What's the difference between cable seated rows on a pulley, and using the seated row machine?

I recently had to switch gyms. One of the downsides to my new gym is the seated row part of my current workout. There are two parts to the cable pulley machine that are sub-optimal for my situation: ...

machine cables  
asked by Colin McFaul 2 votes
answered by Alec 1 vote

Exercise newbie: Pushups?

I've not long started to exercise and have slowly worked up over the last few months. Every day I do the following: 100 weight lifts (led down) 100 Sit ups 10 Pressups The problem is the press ...

exercise press  
asked by Craigp 2 votes
answered by Aizul 1 vote

What is the best exercise to increase the size of my chest muscles?

I am going nearly 3 month for a gym. My BMI is ok. My height is 173cm and my chest in 36 inch. Can I further expand my chest ?Is there any good exercise ?

workout-routines gym chest  
asked by Chinthaka 1 vote
answered by Ryan 2 votes

Whey protein recommendation

I am a moderately active 35 y.o. Three days per week I go directly to an intensive cardio class right after work and get home at 10pm, famished because I don't have time to eat before. I thought of ...

diet protein-shakes  
asked by Teusz 1 vote
answered by Mårten 1 vote

Greatest hits from previous weeks:

Is using compression clothing during a work out a good or bad idea?

I recently saw a question here about using compression clothing while exercising. I do not have any compression clothing. But if it they are a valid exercise tool to enhance a workout I would like ...

workout compression  
asked by Kevin 7 votes
answered by parkker007 6 votes

is there any need to wear LANGOT(Loin Cloth) while doing gym workout

Here in India, lot of people doing workout in gym wear LANGOT(Loin Cloth or Drawers or Nappy), e.g. They say that if they don't wear it, they will suffer from Hernia. I have joined gym some days ...

exercise workout gym hernia  
asked by Shirish Herwade 5 votes
answered by android developer 8 votes
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