MuscleWiki is the Perfect Solution to Boring Trips to the Gym

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If you're tired of watching exercise videos on Youtube and having to loop them to understand properly, MuscleWiki is the solution you are looking for. It's a brilliant website, specially designed to provide specific exercises for different muscle groups and then shows them in basic gifs and instructions with just one click on!

You might not have enough money to cover a gym membership, or don’t have time to go, feeling too shy to exercise with people around, or you just basically don’t want to go anywhere to workout. Here is the  MuscleWiki, designed to show you dozens of types of exercises and reps, again and again, targeted to each specific muscle group you need to work on. The MuscleWiki is extremely beneficial for those who have had physical injuries, who need to work on specific muscle groups as a result of this. The site is mainly based on the idea of working out on specific muscles to specialize gains to them. It also includes a calorie calculator, a macro calculator, a one rep max calculator and a directory.

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According to the website, the calorie calculator could be used to estimate the calories you need to consume each day. It's also useful to provide simple guidelines if you want to gain or lose weight. The calorie calculator is based on Harris-Benedict principles, which is a method to calculate the average basal metabolic rate and daily kilocalorie needs.

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It also includes a Macro Calculator, which calculates macronutrients, the most important sources of energy. They are what we call, carbohydrates, fats, and proteins. So, through the tool, you enter your daily calories and adjust your needs. Also, the tool gives you a chance to find out how many calories you need to have and how many meals per day.

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With the one rep max tool, you just do a set on any kind of exercise, then enter how many reps you just finished in correct form, and enter the number of clean reps you can achieve before you just can't anymore.

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The site also includes an exercise directory, which is a full list of all kind of exercises for both genders. You can just click the links and watch a video about the one you chose which explains everything. The list includes all the exercises for abdominals, biceps, calves, chest, forearm, glutes, harm strings, lats, lower back, traps, quads, and triceps.

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There is a forum page set up for sharing knowledge about supplements, food, diet and nutrition.

Even if you are not a sporty person, the site is still fun to check out and understand your body, simplify your workouts, and see the way your muscles work. It is even a good source to teach your kids about how human muscles work for their biology lessons!

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SEE ALSO: Where does your Body Dump Heat While Exercising?

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