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    If you eat rice and potatoes, eat more of those....

    If you eat rice and potatoes, eat more of those. Maybe make smoothies with whole milk and almond butter.

    As a side note, I always LOL when people struggle to gain weight (I've been doing it all my...
  2. How to train for a Sprint Triathlon

    I'm doing my first Sprint Triathlon in mid-August. It's a 1/4 mile lake swim, 14-mile bike ride and 3-mile run. To this point, my only "race" experience has been two 25-mile charity bike rides and...
  3. Yes, it's nothing serious, just a rec league at...

    Yes, it's nothing serious, just a rec league at the local YMCA. The league meets one night per week and I play pick-up Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday mornings.
  4. Weight loss, heavy lifting and basketball

    I feel like I'm in the middle of an inescapable cycle. I'm 24 years old, about 5'10, 195 pounds, roughly 20 pounds overweight. I still have a considerable amount of fat I'd like to lose, and that is...
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    I have been training 3x3 every Monday and Friday...

    I have been training 3x3 every Monday and Friday for a little while and have loved it. Just squats, bench and deadlift. Sometimes on Fridays I will go for 1r maxes instead of 3x3. Working for me so...
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    Sorry, hot tea. I think drinking hot beverages...

    Sorry, hot tea. I think drinking hot beverages actually makes me feel more full, plus I'd like to able to buy the bags in bulk and bring them to work.
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    Best Tea?

    I'm looking for a good tea to sip throughout the day, something to help me when I IF (has caffeine) and also something that tastes good. I'm inexperienced in the tea department -- so let me hear some...
  8. Thread: Squats

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    You may just have bad knees from -- like you said...

    You may just have bad knees from -- like you said -- years of having bad knees. But squatting will surely help you with that over time. I would follow RichMahogany's advice and take a video to have...
  9. Thread: Squats

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    Are you warming up properly? You should always do...

    Are you warming up properly? You should always do at least 3, maybe 4 or 5 warm-up sets with less weight before you hit your workout weight. This helps your whole body (knees especially) transition...
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    Primal/Paleo for my dog?

    I have a 2-year-old mixed breed dog who has had horrible allergy problems since pretty much the day we adopted him at 5 months. We feed him standard cheap dry and wet dog food twice a day, and he...
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    @dabears Yes, I should have mentioned that I...

    @dabears

    Yes, I should have mentioned that I do eat protein after workouts and with every meal (I thought that was implied haha). Generally I eat 4 eggs with veggies and butter for breakfast, and...
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    I'm worried about eating too much. My overall...

    I'm worried about eating too much. My overall objective is to lose weight and get in shape. Obviously, lifting heavy weights will help me achieve my goal, but it seems counter-productive to eat a ton...
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    I've lifted off and on for a few years now, and...

    I've lifted off and on for a few years now, and have been doing StrongLifts for a couple of months, with breaks in between where I wouldn't have time to get to the gym and I'd lose my progress. When...
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    Assistance Work for StrongLifts

    I'm at the point in my StrongLifts 5x5 progress where a lot of the lifts are starting to get pretty hard. Right now I squat 205, bench 150, and deadlift 245. So far I've already stalled once on my...
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    Incline Walking on Treadmill

    I'm thinking about adding a little HIIT and about 30 minutes of incline walking on the treadmill after my heavy lifts. Has anyone had noticeable success walking on inclines as opposed to just plain...
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    Stretches to increase squat mobility?

    Hi all, what are some good stretches to increase my flexibility and mobility in my squats? I know ... Google ... but I want to hear about what has been successful for people in this community.
  17. IMO, StrongLifts 5x5 is the best beginner...

    IMO, StrongLifts 5x5 is the best beginner weightlifting program, and it's one that I used to get myself back into the gym. The key to any weightlifting -- and especially full-body lifts like Squats,...
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    Lifting + Sports?

    Hi all, this is my first post on this forum, but I've been reading/lurking for a few months now and eating about 80/20 Primal for the past 7 months.

    A little backstory: I'm 23 years old, and at...
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