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/fit/erature Anonymous ## Mod ## 09/08/13(Thu)20:30 No. 2059 [Reply] [Last 50 posts] Stickied
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Books, links, pdfs, etc. on fit-related material.

http://rapidshare.com/files/135231934/burn_the_fat__feed_the_muscle_-_tom_venuto.pdf


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CptOz 14/11/28(Fri)19:17 No. 16659

>>16652
Mobility RX today is the day guys plz




FAQ Anonymous ## Mod ## 09/08/13(Thu)19:28 No. 2038 [Reply] Locked Stickied
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This is the /fit/ FAQ. You should read it.

It contains a fuckton of incredibly useful information for anyone seeking to improve their physical fitness.

If you post a question which has already been answered in this FAQ, don't be surprised if you find your post mocked, saged, or missing.

It's here for a reason.

Credit belongs to ZigCat for the original FAQ, with small amendments by /fit/ as a whole. RIP ZC.


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Anonymous ## Mod ## 09/08/13(Thu)20:39 No. 2062

IRC
For general and fitness-related chat. No being retarded, it's not /b/.

Server: irc.7chan.org port: 6667
/join #/fit/




I can barely even move my arms Weak faggot 14/07/09(Wed)23:26 No. 14483 [Reply]
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Hey 7chan.

So, i got in a gym last Friday, because i want to stop being a beta faggot and get sum fuk, and i think that being fit will help a bit atleast.

I started friday with arms and legs, all good, with 5K weights on each arm, all good, on some routines i had a hard time doing it, but i did gr8.

Then yesterday, i had to do the same thing again, in 3 sets of 15 reps each, and after 10 reps on the first set i just couldn't physically bring my darn arms up to lift the weight, it was really embarrasing, struggling trying to bring up a 5kilo weight up.

Then the coach/trainer gym guy toldme to help my lifting arm to bring the weight up with my free hand, but even then i was struggling, when the first day i did that kind of training i could do it normal, with one hand, with very little problem

Now i try to lift my arms up alone, with no weight at all and i have a hard time doing it too, i feel weaker than when i started going to the gym, and its really embarassing struggling with very small(5k)weights.

Is there anything i can do at home to help my muscles rest faster or something?

TL;DR I just got to the gym, and i'm weaker than when i started and i can't do my reps, what do i do?
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Anonymous 14/11/11(Tue)22:57 No. 16461

Take a day off then get back on it the next day. That's all there is to it. If you can still lift the very next day then you're not pushing hard enough.


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Anonymous 14/11/12(Wed)19:12 No. 16491

>>14483

Bro, do you even warmup before and stretch afterwards?


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Anonymous 14/11/25(Tue)10:00 No. 16627

It's just about consistency. Everyone's body is different. Some people get results working out 1-2 times a week, some need 4-5, some work out everyday. Only thing that matters is that you stick with it, figure out what works for you over time, and give it 100%. Everyone has to start somewhere.

I can somewhat relate to you. Used to be really strong but also really fat. Dropped 80lbs in 7 months but lost a good amount of strength with it; now I'm starting from the ground up again, literally.




pipim 14/11/24(Mon)13:11 No. 16618 [Reply]
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Hey anons help me here. I have 24 years, and I'm going to the gym since august and so far my arms and chest had no growth..
I train monday and wednesday for chest and arms, tuesday for back and shoulders and friday to legs, with 4 to 5 exercises for each group.
Am i doing something wrong?


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Anonymous 14/11/24(Mon)21:43 No. 16620

>>16618
Yes


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Anonymous 14/11/25(Tue)05:03 No. 16624

have you been monitoring your weight vs. body fat? 3 mo after i started lifting, i did not look too different. however, i had gained 10lb and my bodyfat dropped to 9%. that gave me a clear indication that i was adding muscle mass.


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Anonymous 14/11/25(Tue)09:40 No. 16626
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Anonymous 14/10/31(Fri)04:55 No. 16064 [Reply]
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My girlfriend is very depressed, anxious, and has an eating disorder(thats gotten better with my help apparently)

anyway, I want to help her start working out and eating on a strict schedule so she doesn't ever freak out over food(eventually she can become lax)

what do you guys recommend?

i'm only a novice/intermediate lifter and my diet is "ok"

I really want to do something and save her from having to see a dietician with her psychiatrist, doctor, and psychologist.

please help.


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Anonymous 14/10/31(Fri)10:23 No. 16071
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>>16070
I am feeling helpful.

These are the foods you eat for ENERGY
>however
Veggies are the corner stone of this diet. Those salads i eat are diverse and huge. (pickles olives kale random others ect)
Without the veggies don't even bother. Your body is designed to mostly intake vegetation and roots.


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Anonymous 14/11/22(Sat)10:59 No. 16606

montignac will work for a girl, google it.


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Anonymous 14/11/25(Tue)05:06 No. 16625

>>16070
cliff bars are basically candy bars. look at the sugar content (yikes!)




Anonymous 14/09/20(Sat)22:05 No. 15479 [Reply]
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I have a theory that all my ailments like frequently recurring flus, irritable bowel, etc. derive from my tonsils and the swallowing of bacteria that fester in my mouth overnight when I wake up. I have the mouth issue resolved mostly through mouthwash and brushing teeth which I take and do before bed and in the morning, but the tonsils are a problem. I know they are deep pockets with too many folds or something which accumulate debris and pave the way for that awful smell that always lingers in the back of your throat if you open things up a certain way. My bedroom stinks in the morning because of it. It is just foul. And my body must have a sensitive response to the bacteria which the body quickly remove once ingested by fluid-like passing of fecal matter.

How do I dig deep into the tonsils regularly to clean? I know, I know,

http://www.ehow.com/how_4840153_clean-cryptic-tonsils.html

is what everyone will give me, but it seems to only scratch a bit of the surface and nothing deep into it. I want to go deep and remove everything to feel alive for once. Is there professional tonsil cleaning offered somewhere that cleans everything?

For the record, I've already noticed that my shit solider by regularly washing out my mouth with bacteria-killing fluid.

Thanks.


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Anonymous 14/11/05(Wed)10:21 No. 16162

>>16020
Sorry, I wasn't aware that posting on both sites is a problem! And especially if it's something that actually works! I'm not up to date on the do's and don't's of posting.

I will be recording tonight. Ill put the 8 hour long video online for you to hear if I don't swallow, and also be running it through a program to check for the moments of activity as well.


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Anonymous 14/11/05(Wed)19:22 No. 16175

>>16162
OK so I've listened through an hour of it towards the end and nothing yet. No swallowing. I'll listen to the rest of it to be sure. I want to do one more video tonight to be sure.

"Placebo". K.


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Anonymous 14/11/19(Wed)22:28 No. 16585

>>16175
>No swallowing.
Dude, if you're not swallowing in your sleep you've got serious medical issues it's a natural reflex! Best case you've got laryngopharyngeal reflux disease, worse case you've got throat cancer. On the off chance you've got a localised viral infection in your nervous system you better pray it doesn't make its way to your heart 'cause that can lead to sudden cardiac death. Basically, if one of you're body's natural reflexes doesn't occur you want get a full checkout ASAP! Something simple like not swallowing in your sleep or your knee not twitching when hit can quickly lead to complications if unchecked.

If it happens that you've been punched in the throat recently you can disregard everything I said, blunt force trauma can have a similar effect that normally corrects itself in a week or two.




Anonymous 14/09/08(Mon)19:16 No. 15254 [Reply]
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Gym Trainer isn't being fair , what to do ?

i joined this gym near my house , and the trainers there won't give my fair time on the equipment.


its been 6 days since i joined there, and i only used the Tread mill 2ce :/


the trainer barley notices me at all ,i don't even know if i'm doing it right.

Today i just did some stretchings and warmed up a bit , after 20 mins on the cycle , a group(4-5) of other female members arrived.

since all the treadmill was occupied i asked him i'll work on the light weights till the Treadmill is free .But he says , you have done enough for today ,better take go home and have some rest.


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Anonymous 14/10/26(Sun)09:54 No. 16001

I'd find an other gym or try to work out at home


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Anonymous 14/11/12(Wed)19:20 No. 16492

>>15254

Why not just continue using the damned cycle?


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Anonymous 14/11/17(Mon)03:29 No. 16565

This is hilarious. Unless there's something about it in the membership contract they can't kick you off equipment, let alone tell you to go home. That's insane. Complain to the management and/or quit.




Asymmetrical Body Anonymous 14/11/10(Mon)15:56 No. 16445 [Reply]
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I was in an accident when I was younger, broke my arm and now my right wrist is rotated ~30° down its length. Been doing some free weights in front of the mirror over the last month and I've noticed it's difficult to maintain a symmetrical posture. Keeping my wrists level pushes my elbow out and pulling it in throws my wrist out of alignment.

So, quick question:
Is it better to leave my elbow out (which feels natural) or should I try and pull it in.




Ldn bikini guide Anonymous 14/11/08(Sat)21:18 No. 16417 [Reply]
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Does anybody have ldn bikini guide v2 as a pdf?




Anonymous 14/08/20(Wed)05:43 No. 15000 [Reply]
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Evening gents,

I'm doing a little experiment just now in starving/fasting. I've been eating about 200-300 calories a day for the last three days. I'm wondering if there are any things I absolutely cannot do without, if I want to do this for perhaps 2 or 3 weeks. Or does my body have enough reserves of vitamins to last that long?

Cheers,

pic related, it's how I will look if I keep this up for 4 months (not that I have any intention of doing that)


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Anonymous 14/08/28(Thu)19:57 No. 15074

starving is counter productive. your metabolism gets all fucked and you go into calorie preservation mode. then when you do eat again your body stores more fat.

just exercise and eat healthy at regular intervals. there's no magic cheat code.


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Anonymous 14/10/18(Sat)07:27 No. 15870

you can go 60 days without eating


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Anonymous 14/10/31(Fri)10:33 No. 16072

>>15870
This.
My friends mom fasts on cold water and vitamins 30 days a year every January




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