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Mobility, Stretching, and Self-Massage Resources:

MobilityWOD: A blog that focuses on maximizing mobility - also covers some self massage. Here is a great selection specifically for squats.

This article covers some essentials with a few references to MobilityWOD

Molding Mobility and Starting Stretching: Concise beginners guides to mobility & stretching.

Foam rolling the critical bodyparts

Make your own foam roller

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lmao what a fucking dumbass. lurk more
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>work out with gf
>this man turns up
What do?
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Guys and girl dont work the same way you retard
Guys give attention and precum if they see even a remotly attractive girl and spill spagetti all over the place if they do work up the guts to talk to them

Girls however can be alot cooler since they arent bound to a single attractive guy, another one will come along shortly
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Sad but too true
>having a gf

If I were to use only dumbbells to train legs due to access, what would be my best choices of exercise?
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I'm 34, skinnyfat, never seriously lifted weights before. What kind of results can I realistically expect as I get older? I don't want to be overly confident and then get discouraged down the road.
if I'm going for ottermode with only pushups and pullups and running, should I still BULK? or how does it work
It's going to take some time.

I'm 38, was skinny fat and on my way to Otter. People only started noticing my gains after 6 months and I only started getting compliments after a year (including a winter in long sleeves so no one saw the improvements until Spring.

Still going. It's slower than the younger guys you see in the CBTs.
Beginner here.

Is there an optimal heart rate for cardio? Or it is all a meme?
>went swimming for the first time in months today
>shoulders and upper body sore
will this affect my deadlift today? feel like i should call it a rest day today

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A thread for the discussion of the sport of weightlifting and all things related. Keep the insults and shitposting to a minimum.

>dying sport edition

>dead sport edition

>If you are new to weightlifting please read these first and check the other sources they link to before asking questions:

>helpful blogs:

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I'm impressed desu his snatch relative to his strength is actually very good. All memes aside his technique in the pull is not bad at all.
Do you think so? Ive hit 90/102 (yeah I know... 120clean tho) with 160/140 bs/fs and ropey technique and poor flexibility... Recently started drilling technique with sub 70% to focus on not pulling with arms, proper catch etc while working on mobility

Realistically with this approach for a few months how quickly do you think I'd see my classics go back up?
thats a troll post

>tfw waifu won
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is this good tech?

are you saying i should train classics heavy then??????????????

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>finally getting rid of my glasses after 12 years
I should have used lenses a lot earlier. This feels so fucking good, brehs. I can't describe it.
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In this day and age, even dudes with a perfectly fine vision use glasses.

Glasses are /fa/shionable, bro.
They are annoying as fuck when you have to use them all the time.
Only when I play footy.
How are they annoying? I forget I'm wearing mine.
If you actually lift and do sports it is
Getting rid of mine this month

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Powerlifting general

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Deus Vult
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Good job lad!
but they are all on steroids

So 2-6ish @9, about 5% fatigue? I read the RTS manual once upon a time, don't really remember weekly/monthly fatigue accumulation or whatever off the top of my head. I remember that he recommneds six press and six lower slots per week as a baseline somewhere on the RTS forums too.

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Why does this cute 40 y/o woman out bench /fit/?
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Because I'm a god damn presslet. I should have her beat in 3-4 months though.
god tier fast twitch muscle fibre genetics, god tier form, doing literally nothing but specialised bench training and roids.
She has insanely good internal leverages, perfected technique to utilize said leverages and a long training history.
>only doing heavy triples or maxing?
Lol no, I don't know exactly how the Americans train as of right now, but I'm pretty sure they're on the volume train like everyone else.
that's god tier form ? when your ass is not even touching the bench and you're basicly doing decline ?

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>Alpha male = social conformist
>meat head


really, really makes you think
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>fucked if I do, fucked if I don't
Only if it were to come down to those two options, which I'm 99.9999% sure isn't the case.

If you're directionless, it means you've not taken enough risks with yourself to find where you should be going. You should be branching out more into things that pique your interest and accept what the outcome of pursuing that might be.

If you're alone, it means you're not comfortable enough with yourself, and you either can't let people in enough because of that, and/or you refuse to put yourself out there.
>If you're directionless, it means you've not taken enough risks with yourself

Yeah, that's me. I always do the safer thing, every time. I've never broken a bone or lost my wallet or cracked a tooth having fun, and I've never been in a fight. I feel like those are just things that are supposed to happen in a guy's life before he's 25 like me. Though in fairness I did leave a great paying job that didn't interest me at all a few months ago to pursue a career in programming, an interest I've had since I was a kid.

>If you're alone, it means you're not comfortable enough with yourself

Yeah, this. I'm basically in "run and lift until someone loves you" mode since I grew up fat and an currently recovering.

Overall, I guess I am one of those guys who is waiting for his life to actually start.
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>I did leave a great paying job that didn't interest me at all a few months ago to pursue a career in programming, an interest I've had since I was a kid
That's a start. What about outside your work and lifting. What are you doing for yourself?

>I guess I am one of those guys who is waiting for his life to actually start
Doesn't happen that way, senpai. Your life has started, and it's moving forward without you, so you need to either hop on that train or watch it go by from the platform
On one hand, it's clear some males have a narrow view of masculinity (I know I wasn't the only one here called a faggot for liking poetry and literature).

On the other, masculinity is neither entirely subjective or objective, it is a socially constructed phenomenon that also has biological foundations.

College frat / meat head type is not masculine, he's dumb.
>That's a start. What about outside your work and lifting. What are you doing for yourself?

Well that's a question that fucked me up. I work PT as a cashier while I study programming at the college nearby. Average day is lift, class or work, study/readings from class, and then mostly nothing else. Shit post on 4chan, shit post on reddit, suck at Overwatch. Fuck.

>Your life has started, and it's moving forward without you, so you need to either hop on that train or watch it go by from the platform


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>tfw theres a qt girl at the gym
>tfw you know you will never have a qt gf
>tfw you look at her when shes not looking and imagine your life together
>tfw make eye contact a few times
>tfw she immediately probably thinks you're a creep but you just don't care anymore cause you know you don't have a chance anyway
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>tfw vegetarian gf wants to cook for you but puts testoterone-killing soya in everything
I'm gonna make her buy quorn I guess
A wise man once said

"If you wanna be happy for the rest of your life, never make a pretty women your wife"

Unless you're Chad thundercock just get a girl who rates lower than you. You'll be happier and more confident.
Fucking this op, pick which attribute you don't mind compromising in a women, i.e. Face, tits or ass, find one lacking in that area and Profit! You don't wanna be dealing with a high maintenance rubberneck that you're constantly worried about losing!
Ask him something.

>tfw small twink.
> waiting for husbando to sweep me off my feet.

Life hurts. He probably is just scared anon, doesn't hurt to ask, I wish somebody would ask me.
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>phone vibrates
>run to see what it is
>full battery notification

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She's pro-ana tho, it's entirely plausible that she also exercises for multiple hours every day and/or takes dangerous fat burners like sibutramine, the combination of which could realistically push her up to 12 pounds of real weight loss(although logically at least 2 pounds would definitely be glycogen depletion)
water fast makes your pull water from organcells and those cells die after
including brain cells
I saw similar from water fast. You lose a ton of weight first few days, mostly water that you regain. If you don't take in salt or electrolytes, you lose water weight fast. I lost like 7 or 8 lbs first 3 days and then between a half pound to full pound every day after. About 15 lbs in my 10 day fast, regained about half.

You also clear out stools from intestines, etc...
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>community of mentally ill people circlejerking over how close they can come to killing themselves
Can someone explain why the fuck this is allowed?
It boggles my mind just how stupid these girls are. Fuck they should just jump of a bridge and end it instead of bullshitting around.

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Reverse progress thread
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T-thanks man. I think the draw of 4/3/2/1 for me was setting a goal and acheiving it. i wanted to prove that i could do it to myself. It frustrated me to no end that i didnt achieve it and now im not sure i ever will. Aesthetics it is.
man I got sick at the beginning of this year, lost around 25-30 lbs...Then she left me. Now that I'm better, tomorrow I'm starting to shoot roids again and hopefully I get her back...She was the light of my life...
Eh, in popularity no Arnie has been in huge films, though I would argue frank and zyzz are about as well known as eachother. His aesthetics were not as good but he is about as known in the online communities like BB.com and fit.
>28, I was healthy almost all of my life.

Fuck man, this scares me.
Please find me one article *causally* connecting steroid use and cancer.

and İ've already made it

>girl fancies the fuck out of me
>obsessed with me literally
>entertain her
>instead fancy other girl
>tell this girl just like her as a mate
>bang her friend
>suddenly she knows and msgs me
>sry bout that :\
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>msgs me
>coming on /fit/ to brag about your council estate drama
are you a 15 year old english chav OP? You type like i did when i was young enough to use msn and bebo.
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>having the basic components of a social life is making it
>bragging about it

You're not gonna make it
Is THAT what this thread's about? I read the OP's image and received a verbal brain injury from it. I can't remember what's supposed to be going on here or how I got here.
anyone mind translating that shit for me? teenage british english is nightmare mode

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>suicide grip on bench press
>i'm still alive
not for long faggot.
keep trying
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>mfw mulatto and watching my friends do mixed grip deadlifts
>Decline bench press
>do it anyway

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>ate a whole box of Oreo's again
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>Needing to puke to lose fat

What the fuck, are people this retarded?

Kys already useless faggot

>You DO digest the calories, if you eat a box of cookies and then go puke 30 minutes later you probably already digested the sugars

it depends largely on what you ate. sugary liquids digest in 20 minutes or so, but fatty foods take hours to digest. Chronic bulimics have very structured and layered binges, so they're able to puke it all out easily without digesting anything.

Another reason I can attest to this is that I'm a type 1 diabetic, and I can exactly see how many carbs have been digested by measuring my blood sugar. I've empirically tested most food combinations while binging, and most times my body absorbs 1/10th-1/20th of what I ate (keeping in mind that my body lacks amylin due to being diabetic, so food moves much faster from my stomach to my small intestine than it does in normal people)

>Bulimia is as much of a mental disease as anorexia, ask any doctor

I know how it's categorized, but as a person that fit all the criteria for being bulimic and after a year or so of CONSCIOUSLY doing it I stopped it one day just because I decided to, I can attest that categorizing it as a mental disease is an insult to people with actual mental diseases
>Needing to puke to lose fat

no, it's more like needing to puke so you don't digest binges.
so? what, does this box will make you fat, just eat less on next meal. That's it. Fuck. In what degenerate society we live that that caloric value of things is a bad thing. It's foods purpuose to supply us with calories. Get it dumbass

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