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Time vs Effort at the gym

Exercise n00b here. For strength training, is it better to A) work the muscle to exhaustion, or B) work the muscle for a long time? (I have asked my physical therapists and received conflicting answers, hence this question.) [more inside]
posted by ook on Sep 9, 2012 - 11 answers

Exercise: how do I push myself without damaging myself?

I strain a muscle too frequently when I exercise. How am I supposed to get stronger? [more inside]
posted by jessicapierce on Feb 23, 2011 - 24 answers

Constant muscle spasms whenever I try to exercise?

Why do I have CONSTANT muscle spasms when I attempt to work out? [more inside]
posted by jnnla on Feb 1, 2010 - 8 answers

Muscles without reinventing myself

What's the simplest way to build muscle without becoming an exercise person? Please read my whiny, pigheaded conditions inside. [more inside]
posted by The Winsome Parker Lewis on Dec 2, 2009 - 65 answers

Bodybuilding photo progress

I'm looking for photo progressions of people putting on significant amounts of muscle--preferably of those who started out skinny. [more inside]
posted by mpls2 on Apr 12, 2009 - 6 answers

How much does my new muscle weigh?

How much does my new muscle weigh? [more inside]
posted by anonymous on Aug 13, 2008 - 7 answers

Do weight training supplements do anything -- good or bad?

I'm looking to shake up my workouts, shed the excess poundage, and get some more definition -- basically, I'm bored, not making much headway, and would like to get over the hump to better health/muscle shape. Since it's hard to tell the difference between the shills and the real online reviews, advice, etc., I need some Mefite first-hand experience with hydroxycut or similar supplements. [more inside]
posted by liquado on Jul 9, 2008 - 11 answers

Help me fix my Popeye arms

Standard adult male body, but I have skinny upper arms. Suggestions for a workout to add some mass, specifically from elbows up? [more inside]
posted by penciltopper on May 17, 2008 - 21 answers

Help me get buff without going to the gym

I want to get buff. At home. [more inside]
posted by teem on Nov 14, 2005 - 25 answers

Building muscle

How much should I increase my workout weight when lowering rep ranges? [more inside]
posted by Blue Buddha on Jun 24, 2005 - 11 answers

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