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    Making up for sessions you have to cut short

    Say if it’s chest and triceps day, something comes up and you have to cut your session short. What are the pros and cons of making up the sets you missed later that day? Would whether or not you had a meal in between your sessions make a difference? Would you be better off making up for those...
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    How important is pre-fatiguing muscles?

    So I’ve read that all that matters is how much work you do in total and that splitting your workout up over multiple days gets about the same effect as doing everything for a muscle on a single day so long as the volume’s the same. if say we split your chest workout for the week into two...
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    Evomuse BMP reviews

    What’ve you guys noticed whilst on BMP from Evomuse? interested in all effects, physiological, psychological, etc
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    ways to lower SHBG and need help deciphering a blood test

    So the results of a blood test I had done were a bit surprising Some background : I’m a 23 year old guy who’s a natural bodybuilder whos been training for about 2.75 years. Before this hormone panel and every other hormone panel I’ve had done I took at least two weeks off from all supplements...
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    Unanswered Hyperglycaemia and bodybuilding

    Wasn’t sure exactly where this should go so excuse me if it’s in the wrong place. So one of my prescriptions is known to induce hyperglycaemia to some degree in the people who take it depending on their dosage. How would this affect my efforts to put on muscle and is there anything I can do to...
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    Unanswered Looking for alternatives to leg extensions

    Could you guys recommend any isolated alternatives to leg extensions? My knees have been bothering me and I’d like to switch things up a bit
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    Unanswered What are the best pre-workouts available atm?

    What are the best pre-workouts on the market atm? I’ll split this into five categories. If you don’t have a recommendation in one of them just leave it out. If you care to give your top 3, go for it - For energy - For clarity - Pump enhancer - With special ingredients - Overall
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    Unanswered Days without creatine

    If say I didn’t take any creatine yesterday then would taken two 5g servings today be adequate for resaturating my muscles?
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    Unanswered Astaxanthin and anabolism

    Astaxanthin looks like a very interesting compound but as it’s an anti-inflammatory antioxidant that stays in your body for a long time I’m a bit concerned that supplementing with it daily couldn’t lead to reduced gains. What are your thoughts?
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    Unanswered Vasodrive AP

    I came across it and it sounds interesting. Those of you who’ve tried the stuff, what do you think of it and what did you notice whilst on it (on both micro and macro scales)?
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    Unanswered A metallic smell on my clothes

    Not really sure where else to ask this so please excuse for it only being kinda related to fat loss These last couple months I’ve sometimes noticed a metallic smell on the short sleeved shirts I often wear on nights out. I’m a student, financier and entrepreneur and so very rarely do my clothes...
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    Unanswered Seriously well-equipped gyms in London

    What are some seriously well-equipped gyms in London for professional bodybuilders? This is a general thread for everyone who needs a gym that caters for a higher level than commercial gyms
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    Unanswered Seriously well-equipped gyms in London

    What are some seriously well-equipped gyms in London for professional bodybuilders? This is a general thread for everyone who needs a gym that caters for a higher level than commercial gyms
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    Unanswered Topical anti-inflammatories and tendon adaptation

    Ive felt pain in my elbows when doing even moderate weight triceps work for almost two years now and last week my knee flared up whilst doing legs. I’ve been told that a tendon or two in my elbows and left knee are likely prone to inflammation due to strain and I want to find a solution. These...
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    Unanswered Ursolic acid 24/7/365

    Has anyone here been on ursolic acid for a long duration before? What did you notice whilst on it and what did you notice when you came off it in terms of strength, muscle and body fat levels?
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    Unanswered I did something to my knee. Need help

    So I was training legs yesterday and after doing some leg extensions (at which point I was feeling fine and had just set a new PB) I knelt down on left knee to tie my shoelace and all of a sudden my knee started to really hurt. To be specific, my knee cap’s fine the pain is felt right at the top...
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    Iodine: Eating seafood and taking a multi

    So the protein in about half of my meals are seafood (~300g a day), namely mussels and shrimp. I’ve been taking a multi each day containing 100% of your RDA for iodine and I was wondering whether or not the combination is cause for concern as the mussels and shrimp contain some iodine. What do...
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    Splitting total volume over two days So I read the above article which was posted on AM’s homepage. In it is the following claim ‘1 – Training Frequency Body-part splits exploded during the steroid era and unsurprisingly, many bros still do them today. Body...
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    Training triceps on chest day

    So I’ve been doing isolation triceps exercises on chest day after my chest workout, using the chest workout as the main ‘pushing’ part of the triceps workout. For the isolation exercises, I’ve been focusing on machine triceps presses, machine triceps extensions and overhead cable extensions...
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    Training guide, tips and routine for a women

    So a few ladies have asked me to help with their training and atm my knowledge for females is modest at best. Do you ladies and gents have any training guides, tips or routines that you could share for training women?