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    Bad Hip - Squat or Not to Squat?

    I have some degenerative hip stuff going on in my right hip, but I have to work out my lower body because I have an extensive commute to work of 1.5 hours each way, then sit at a computer during the...
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    Atrophied Triceps

    I'm a veteran of physical fitness (running, lifting, cycling, blading) who is experiencing something I've never experienced before. I've always had a well developed (not ripped) upper body, nice...
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    I disagree. There's a proper way to stretch. ...

    I disagree. There's a proper way to stretch. It's not about jerking yourself into any motion. Look at the millions who perform yoga. Are they wrong? I started lifting about 13 years ago, and...
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    Stretching before ANY exercise alleviates injury....

    Stretching before ANY exercise alleviates injury. It's probably the most under-discussed topic, and very important aspect, of any sport. I recommend spending15-20 minutes stretching before you...
  5. Which is another topic unto itself.

    Which is another topic unto itself.
  6. While I agree with Schocker, it's also important...

    While I agree with Schocker, it's also important for me to see my progress as I continue with weightlifting. I enjoy seeing the physical change that weightlifting brings. Which is why most gyms...
  7. Paul, I don't think there's an imbalance between...

    Paul, I don't think there's an imbalance between quad and hamstring. I'd have to get it checked out through sports ortho. It doesn't matter if I'm on the press machine or not, it still hurts some. ...
  8. Everyone of you is correct regarding the leg...

    Everyone of you is correct regarding the leg press and squats, and I thank you all for posting. I think I've dreaded squats because of the knee for so long that it's just become a phobia. However,...
  9. Hi Guys, Thanks for the song and dance.....you...

    Hi Guys,

    Thanks for the song and dance.....you make a good chorus line (it's the short skirts)... I can't do squats, because the knee is blown out. SO! I'm in a real jam. Which is why I've...
  10. Alternative to Leg Extensions & Leg Curls

    I'm back into weightlifting and bodybuilding after several years in cycling and running. I have patella-femoral arthritis in my left knee, and my orthopaedic surgeon says NO leg extensions or curls,...
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