I started lifting 4 months ago and my elevators were as follows: (140 lbs) ** Squatting **: 100 lbs ** Seat **: 95 lbs ** OHP **: 75 lbs ** Deadlift **: 95 lbs & # x200B; After 4 months of upload, without a specific program, my lifts are: (about 4-5 reps, about 8 complete … Read more Progress so far?
In my first year of training, I gathered protein after training, and heard that your muscles would absorb it like a sponge absorb water. Then, I heard that this was a myth to encourage the purchase of protein powders etc., and that you really should eat sugar (or carbs?) In order to replenish the depleted … Read more Nutrition after exercise?
I was totally shocked at this because I don't look as heavy as I am and most of the people who look at me assume I am lighter. It is safe to say that this was a wake-up call. What is the best way to start burning fats and converting them into muscles? And for … Read more I (22F, 175cm tall, 82.3kgs) found out yesterday I have a body fat percentage of 40%. What’s the best way to start losing fat?
What are your thoughts on using indirect (both physical and written) self-assessments of burnout to modify exercise routines? For example, I was talking with a USAPL manager, he uses vertical jump tests to assess whether he's training an athlete excessively. Another example is something like (Pain Assessment) (https://drive.google.com/file/d/1Pk3B3xcYhdd2vgwmL6DxhvO2VraFUCX0/view?usp=drivesdk) to assess soreness 1-5 after exercise. (I … Read more Thoughts on using self-assessments to adjust a lifting routine?