Weightlifting and Powerlifting

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Why do people lift right in front of the weight rack? Get out of the way!!!!!!

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Gym is open and all is right in the world. I can live without everything else.

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Weightlifting shoes for girls? Nothing too crazy- I’ll do 35 mins of weightlifting every other day and then a bit of running too

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Anyone know where I may be able to purchase a barbell and plates and at home squat rack without paying a crazy amount?

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$100 in wellness subsidy (spend $200, get $100 back) - any recommendations?

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Anyone bought a squat rack for home? Want to know whether you need to fix to the floor or it can be just free standing...

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Does anyone have a home gym on top of carpet? Had a garage gym built for powerlifting before moving and now contemplating building a gym in a spare carpeted room of a new house. Online suggestions a… more

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What type of workout-at-home routines has everyone been doing with minimal equipment?

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The lengths I have gone to today to acquire 50 and 30 lb kettlebells...it’s harder than panning for gold!

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Can't find any weights that'll ship in the near future. How stupid would it be to make my own barbell with a pipe and cement?

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Anyone know if a good dumbbell program? All I have at my disposal right now is adjustable dumbbells up to 50lbs.

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How long are we looking at not being able to go to gym? Is it time to invest in a home power rack, barbell and plates?

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Y'all. I need some strength training programs to do at home, given that gyms are closed indefinitely in NYC. Any full body workout programs? Any reliable apps to use for routines?

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Anyone here ever have a severe muscle laceration or tear? Looking for recovery expectations and advice — fell while skiing and landed on the ski edge, cutting 75% through my outer quad

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Is it normal to never feel sore after leg day? F here, been weightlifting for over 6 years and never feel sore after a leg day, no matter how hard I try.

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Random question: on pulley row, i have begun relaxing my shoulders on the descent. this enables a fuller range of motion and more lat engagement. continued...

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Any lady lifters out there dating someone who doesn't lift? I love my boyfriend dearly. I also look like I could take him down in a fight. He's a distance runner so he's pretty lean.

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When you guys travel do you workout in the hotel gym? If so is it enough equipment for you?

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TFW it’s 1000 degrees in the gym and it’s 20 degrees outside

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Can anyone recommend a powerlifting program? Goal is to up leg strength and maintain/aesthetic upper (don’t care for benching for max). Thanks!

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