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Can I ask a question about what will I miss if I stop drinking milk? And what are other alternative food options to cover up that?

Suppose you stop drinking milk. So you will miss protein and vitamin D. I don't know much about other details. So I want to know if I stop drinking milk what important ingredients/vitamins I will miss ...
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Are fitness general health questions on topic?

This is coming from the question on active versus passive stretching. From the help section on off topic - the rules of a sport a purchase recommendation nutrition unrelated to exercise, such as food ...
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How to make sticky DIY electrode pads (for muscle stimulation)? (Can I ask?)

Information about this essential thing is hard to find. It should be on the stack exchange. But where? Can I post it here? If not Any idea where?
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Tag merge suggestion: [calf] and [calves]

There are not a lot of questions on either tag, but it's about the same muscle group. It would make sense to merge both calf and calves.
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2021: a year in moderation

As we say goodbye to the old year and welcome the new one, we have a tradition of sharing moderation stats for the preceding calendar year. As most of you here are aware, sites on the Stack Exchange ...
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Where can I ask about companies analyzing meal powders?

I asked this question on the Physical Fitness site because I thought it was one of the very few StackExchange sites where it can be asked. Turns out it's off-topic there. On which site can I ask this ...
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Should we 'unpin' the accepted answer from the top of the list of answers?

Stack Exchange staff have announced an upcoming change to the way answer acceptance works. Currently, the original poster of a question can accept one non-deleted answer. This does several things; ...
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Congratulations to our ♦moderators JohnP, Alec, and C. Lange on their appointment today!

Our first election ended early since we had only 3 candidates, congratulations to all three ♦moderators (two of them who served us well during the Beta phase, and C. Lange who joined the ♦team today)! ...
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Moderator election - Add your name!

The moderator elections are going on, as we are no longer technically a "beta" site. I'd love to see some more community members become more involved, head over to the election page and ...
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2021 Community Moderator Election

The 2021 Community Moderator Election is now underway! Community moderator elections have three phases: Nomination phase Primary phase Election phase Most elections take between two and three weeks, ...
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Can we edit the "edit summary" of a post?

One of our popular questions was edited recently. I initially rejected the edit. I don't disagree with adding metric units into the questions, rather, the anonymous editor left a bit of a rude "...
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2021 Moderator Election Q&A – Question Collection

The purpose of this thread was to collect questions for the questionnaire. The questionnaire is now live, and you may find it here. Physical Fitness Stack Exchange is scheduled for an election next ...
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Why was this question deleted and off topic?

https://fitness.stackexchange.com/questions/43998/if-a-girl-is-underweight-and-looks-skinny-because-she-didnt-have-healthy-diet-u Any way to improve?
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Announcing an upcoming election

Summary: Physical Fitness Stack Exchange will begin the nomination stage for an election on August 9, as your "graduation" election (as a result of having lost your beta label a while back). ...
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more question related to calisthenics / bodyweight training

Due to this worldwide pandemic, many people have started practicing bodyweight training/calisthenics, thanks to the closure of gyms. I've seen that there are not many places on the Internet with good ...
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Why can´t i start a new bounty?

Question: Why can´t i start a new bounty on the following question: What actions would stop the signal cascades yielding mitochondria growth during basic endurance training?? What i tried / found: ...
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Tag for 'smart' watches

I've just asked a question about reliability of heart rate measured by fitness watches. I've noticed there are some question about fitness watches. I think it should be one, because it's quite a broad ...
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Mental Health Questions

What's the deal with questions like this? From the title it sounds like a real question about physical fitness, but to me it's barely even a question. Should questions like this be redirected to ...
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2020: a year in moderation

As we say goodbye to the old year and welcome the new one, we have a tradition of sharing moderation stats for the past 12 months. As most of you here are aware, sites on the Stack Exchange network ...
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Please clarify a contradicting closing of question

My question. was closed by JohnP, who told me in comment to narrow it down for it is too broad, but it is closed by JohnP that my question for off-topic to general health and medical advice. What is ...
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Is it possible to require specific background info in questions?

We get a lot of questions like this, which give essentially zero relevant details about the trainee's workout program, abilities, or recovery, yet ask how to fix their programming and recovery so that ...
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This question was closed as not appropriate on this site; so why can't I delete it?

After strenuous exercise, can my heart rate stay elevated even while sleeping? Well, the title says it all, really. I asked the question. It got one answer. The answer got one upvote. Yet the ...
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What’s up with all the deleted accounts? Is there anything we can do?

I’ve noticed a trend over the past several months where we get new accounts making questions and then just deleting their accounts (or maybe their account are terminated by admins). This leaves ...
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Citing one's own work in an answer

I have written a handful of sport-and-fitness-related articles outside the bounds of Physical Fitness Stack Exchange, one of which I have thought would be particularly relevant to a some of the ...
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How to deal with indiscriminate and spiteful down-voting (trolling)

I am rather new to Physical Fitness Stack Exchange, but it initially seemed that this forum was less affected by the trolling and childish behaviour that plagues other fora such as those on Reddit. ...
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Straight "recommend this" questions - On topic or not?

This is related to this question related to finding a personal online trainer. In the past, questions like these have been considered to be off topic (See this meta as an example), as they are very ...
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Community Promotion Ads — 2020

You lost your “beta” label in 2019, so welcome to your very first edition of Community Promotion Ads, for the year of 2020! What are Community Promotion Ads? Community Promotion Ads are community-...
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Bodybuilding.com's New Paywall

Recently, it seems that bodybuilding.com has been putting more and more of its content behind the BodyFit Plus paywall. For example, I was looking at this answer while searching up some ideas for ...
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Creating [form-check]?

A community that I've been using to help me at the gym is Reddit's r/formcheck. It is a subreddit dedicated to novice/intermediate lifters posting form check videos and getting feedback. I was ...
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What do we need to do to get a cool looking banner?

From my understanding, Fitness.SE recently left BETA status. The rest of the stacks that are not in BETA usually have some cool looking banners (as well as symbols in the network questions list). ...
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Change required number of close votes?

I've had a suspicion for a while that there are simply not enough active users (or users with enough rep) on Fitness.SE to pass a community close vote. It looks like I might be correct. Shog9's ...
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2019: a year in moderation

It's New Year's Day in Stack Exchange land... A distinguishing characteristic of these sites is how they are moderated: We designed the Stack Exchange network engine to be mostly self-regulating, ...
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Should questions that address the same issue in different ways be marked as duplicates?

At the moment, we have the question "Why do women have more lower body strength than upper body strength?". Seems like a fairly clear cut question. Several years back, I answered the question "...
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Why do many people here think that stimulating growth by lifting heavy and a right diet will increase muscle mass and strength? [closed]

I am underweight. How do I gain weight and muscle? This thread for example. Triggers me so hard. If someone else asks why they are not gaining anything or just very slowly, staff comes and marks it as ...
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Is mentioning the word 'exercise' enough to make nutrition on topic?

I was looking at this question on glucosamine and initially closed it as being off topic, as I did not notice the word exercise included in parentheses. I reopened it pending the outcome of this meta ...
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Congratulations, you're no longer in Beta!

This site started private beta before July 2012, so it is no longer "beta", it is a full site by our definition. We've removed the word "beta" from your site banner because we believe that you aren't ...
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Question about fitness equipment migrated to sport where it was deemed to be closed as off topic

My question about stand-up paddles was migrated to Sport, although it was said that fitness equipment, including water sport equipment, is generally on topic. I find it very problematic to migrate ...
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What fitness equipment is on topic?

What fitness gear and equipment is actually on topic? One important category of equipment that would be off topic are bicycles, because they have their dedicated site. So we should assume, every ...
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Getting off the ground: outside opinion

Tl;Dr: Just kidding, there's really no Tl;Dr for this post. Basically, I'm new here, but experienced elsewhere (more or less), and I really like this site. However, I see some problems here that ...
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Are questions on what-is-this-exercise on topic?

Often times, you can just look up what an inverse curl is, or how to do a decline pushup. Sometimes though, there are weird terms like a Hail Mary lunge (sometimes used in mass/military training; it'...
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Where can I ask questions about nutritional info?

I tried to post a question about the nutritional information for a specific food but apparently that violates the rules of this area of Stack Exchange. Can someone please point me to a place where I ...
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Unsure why this question was off-topic

This question was put on hold as off-topic because it was a nutrition only question (the same reason that all questions that are to the effect of "should I do X diet plan?") However, since it's ...
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depression and anxiety

In reference to this question, I'm not really into the close: Building muscle with depression and anxiety There are piles of questions asking how to exercise with injuries. I'll just be blunt: it's ...
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2018: a year in moderation

It's New Year's Day in Stack Exchange land... A distinguishing characteristic of these sites is how they are moderated: We designed the Stack Exchange network engine to be mostly self-regulating, in ...
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Recent spate of user300xx accounts

There seems to have been a lot of accounts created with the username user300xx (xx being a numerical value) which post once or twice, then as far as I can tell, get deleted (the user profile doesn't ...
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Accepted answer doesn’t answer question?

How can a man grow his chest early without gym? So having sat down and written out an answer for this question I feel somewhat invested in it. That being said, the accepted answer clearly doesn’t ...
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Extra Tags are required

More Tags are required for few postures in "Yoga". There are many more postures. But currently required tags are mentioned as below, 1) Wheel-pose 2) Head-Stand 3) Dead-Body-pose There is at least ...
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Why are using 'Yoga' tag if only want physical fitness?

Yoga word is generated from sanskrit language word 'yuj'. It means combining the things. i.e. mind+body+spirit. If anyone don't accept mind or spirit involvement in yoga. They only want physical ...
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Wondering about the theme change?

Responsive design released for all Beta & Undesigned sites This is a new responsive theme that has been rolled out. If you have problems, or want to adjust some of your preferences (Such as ...
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How can I find the chat rooms of the Fitness stackexchange?

Every other SE I participate in has a link to the chat rooms on the main page. It doesn't seem to be the case on the Fitness SE. So where are the chat rooms? How can I find them?
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