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Is a question about increasing my pain tolerance for electronic muscle stimulation on topic?

I'm considering asking the following question: How can I increase my pain tolerance for electronic muscle stimulation? I'm participating in a research study about strength training. As part of the ...
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How borderline do we want to allow in questions?

Specifically, I'm referring to questions like these: Carbs for weight gain High heart rates Both are considered by a couple of good contributors to be on topic, while I (and a few others that voted)...
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Are people mis-interpreting the FAQ?

The FAQ currently contains the clause: practical, answerable questions based on actual problems that you face which people are using on this site to mark theoretical questions as off-topic. For ...
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When has enough research been done?

The question "How can you do a BMI test?" brought me to the question how we – here on fitness.SE – define the minimal research effort a user should do before asking a question on this site. I for ...
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Do we identify equipment or exercises?

I know from other StackExchange sites, that please identify this questions are unwanted. The most cited reasons are from the Let's Play the Guessing Game blog entry. You should only ask practical, ...
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Can we/should we be monitoring obviously poor planning?

I'm referring to this question: Marathon - How to train for a marathon in 12 weeks? It is in all likelihood, a recipe for disaster/injury. The poster accepted a very risky plan as an answer, what is ...
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Splitting fitness and nutrition

Many people ask here questions about nutrition that are not fully related to fitness but it's clear that nutrition is related topic. It seems there is no other possibility where nutrition questions ...
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Questions about Fitness Equipment

Is it acceptable to ask fitness equipment related questions on Fitness.SE? I'm specifically referring to my treadmill and my question would be along the lines of why does my treadmill do X at certain ...
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Asking compound questions?

Are questions that ask multiple topics okay? I'm thinking of these two particular ones. Is 5 min fast running better then 30 min. walking? and Is it better to run/walk on treadmill then in open air ...