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New Here, Advice to Get in Shape?


#1

Hello!!

I am new to weight training and fitness so I joined this forum. I generally hope to learn or assist others. m 29, 5-9. 131lbs. I want good shape. you can give any tip if u wnat
Thanks!!!


#2

Male or female so we can put things into context at 5-9 131lbs.


#3

I think the m before the 29 stands for male.


#4

yeah missed that


#5

Goals?


#6

just want good shape not bulky not lean, normal shape only.


#7

Not bulky, not lean…if you’re not training and dieting properly you’re already neither of those things, so great job on reaching your goal!

But seriously, pick a good weight training program from T-nation and follow it. Don’t customize it. Also read the “simple diet for athletes” article.


#8

Um… do you know medically your slightly under weight for a man of your age and height?


#9

I don’t understand how some people strive for such mediocre goals. If the goal is just exercise for health, calisthenics a few times a week and cardio a couple times is sufficient. If you’re worried about getting too big or too lean, don’t worry you won’t.