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    It sounds like the SuperPump 250 may be to blame....

    It sounds like the SuperPump 250 may be to blame. NO -> vasodilation -> drop in blood pressure -> lightheadedness. If this is the case, your lightheadedness will resolve itself if you stopped taking...
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    Quick question about gaining weight: Should one...

    Quick question about gaining weight: Should one aim to gain about 1-1.5 lbs of lean muscle every week or does the 1.5 lb goal include fat, too? If it is 1.5 lbs of muscle, how much does that equate...
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    ^^ Hahaha... In addition, without the ten's of...

    ^^ Hahaha... In addition, without the ten's of treadmills, the gyms would all be even bigger sausagefests than they are now. At least with treadmills and 'hip flexor' machines, there is some eye...
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    Jorge is right. The way I think of it is bending...

    Jorge is right. The way I think of it is bending at the waist, keeping the lower back straight, until your ass is sticking out. Then, keeping your ass out, bend your knees and lower it straight down...
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    That may have contributed to my problem. I was...

    That may have contributed to my problem. I was definitely stopping the motion at the bottom, and then feeling like "Oh, ****, I'm stuck".
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    ATF squats vs. parallel

    Are ATF squats that much more difficult that true parallel squats?

    I ask because I started out doing parallel squats, and decided to try ATF squats today. Boy, was that a huge freakin' peice of...
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    You have probably not changed in terms of muscle...

    You have probably not changed in terms of muscle or fat in only 4 days. Most of the fluctuations will be due to water weight. It is quite possible to lose 5 pounds in a day of water, if you do not...
  8. I do it much more like the 2nd example, except...

    I do it much more like the 2nd example, except that I let the plates go to about 1" off the ground. I also don't lock my knees, but have them in more of a semi-straight position.

    Foremost, you...
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    Okay, I'll do that. Thanks for the advice guys.

    Okay, I'll do that. Thanks for the advice guys.
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    I'm trying to get bigger and stronger in general,...

    I'm trying to get bigger and stronger in general, but most emphasis on my back. I do SLDLs on my leg days. Between those and squats, I really work my hamstrings, so I figure that I can afford to...
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    Cheating my deadlifts?

    I have been doing deadlifts from the floor for the last 4 weeks. In today's workout I tried doing them in the squat rack, which has low bars at the bottom that allow the barbell to lay across. Doing...
  12. Okay, I think there may be some confusion here....

    Okay, I think there may be some confusion here. The routine that the OP posted is not the Starting Strength routine. It is the Wannabebig 1 routine.

    So, the real question is: is the Wannabebig...
  13. Which routine do you recommend? Thanks in advance.

    Which routine do you recommend? Thanks in advance.
  14. Oh, I guess it's called the Wannabebig 1 routine....

    Oh, I guess it's called the Wannabebig 1 routine. It is the same routine that the OP posted...I'm not sure why he called it the Starting Strength routine if they're different..
  15. How does SS hit each group 3 times a week? I was...

    How does SS hit each group 3 times a week? I was under the impression it was once a week.

    I'm also doing the SS workout and had the same question as the OP. My legs and back always feel blasted...
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    Is it ever okay to place a prop under your heels...

    Is it ever okay to place a prop under your heels (i.e. a mat or small plates) in order to fix this problem?
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    Does anyone have any helpful advice for tall guys...

    Does anyone have any helpful advice for tall guys when deadlifting?

    I'm about 6'2 and pretty lanky, and I have a hard time getting the bar past my knees while keeping my shoulders back. When...
  18. Well... no, you're not. Re-read the guidelines...

    Well... no, you're not. Re-read the guidelines for WBB 1.1.

    In weeks 1-4, you're supposed to be doing 6 sets of each exercise, with 5-8 reps in each set.

    Also, you're only doing 65-75% of...
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    Poll: Chinups themselves may be slightly overrated--...

    Chinups themselves may be slightly overrated-- they don't target the biceps as much as other compound exercises, and they don't work as many muscle groups (lats, delts, etc.) as much as overhand...
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    Lean Bulking Advice

    Hey guys, I'm new to the site and new to weightlifting. I have just started the WBB1 routine this week, and I have been trying to eat as much as possible. However, I am concerned about gaining much...
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