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    If you recommend depth jumps and "shock" jumps to...

    If you recommend depth jumps and "shock" jumps to 14 year olds without knowing their basic strength levels and qualifications, you need to read some of Verkoshansky's work on the subject.
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    There are a lot of important sounding, technical...

    There are a lot of important sounding, technical theories here. But the simplest solution is usually the best. And nine times out of ten, the problem with people who jump the same from a run as they...
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    For starters, forget chest day. Work on...

    For starters, forget chest day. Work on movements. Not muscles. It also means to dispense with all of the other extraneous stuff you may be doing as part of "Chest".

    For the bench, you need to...
  • The commercial benches with the narrow uprights...

    The commercial benches with the narrow uprights are a pain - not just for big guys. If they are the really narrow ones, you will have to have your hands outside the uprights and, if you use any...
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    Important points for design of "Sportswear...

    Important points for design of "Sportswear Tights", IMO, are as follows:

    1. Prevents testicles from hanging out during games
    2. Prevents my excessively white legs from blinding people on the...
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    Beta? I guess I would put an anonymous keyboard...

    Beta? I guess I would put an anonymous keyboard bully with low self esteem and an inability to spell as higher on the "beta" scale. But that's just me.

    OP is decidedly "Alpha" compared to the...
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    The beep test assesses a couple of things. One of...

    The beep test assesses a couple of things. One of the big things is that it pushes you past the maximum effort you can make and stay under your anaerobic threshold, or at least away from it. You may...
  • Actually, at the risk of seeming a bit...

    Actually, at the risk of seeming a bit self-indulgent, this is a really good analogy to explain the wider point.

    What if the guy sells six figures, but could sell seven if he changed a few things?...
  • Firstly, no-one says your coach is "playing...

    Firstly, no-one says your coach is "playing football all wrong". In fact, it is clear he is, in fact playing football pretty well. What people are saying is that one element of his programming is...
  • Wow. Just wow. You are a prize. Your coaching...

    Wow. Just wow.

    You are a prize. Your coaching staff has success in spite of their methods - not because of them. Nonetheless, they have results on the board, so they can keep doing it. That...
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    OP, I looked at your old thread. Did you do this?...

    OP, I looked at your old thread. Did you do this? My bet is no.
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    If you're doing sets of 12 deadlifts, make sure...

    If you're doing sets of 12 deadlifts, make sure you know a good physio. Furthermore, plyos ALWAYS come first in a workout. Lastly, OP is not strong enough to warrant significant explosive work.
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    Not sure which post you're reading. Look at this...

    Not sure which post you're reading. Look at this one..... http://forum.bodybuilding.com/showthread.php?t=167004581

    I'm not recommending a change to Starting Strength. I never recommend changing...
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    The simplest solution is usually the best. This...

    The simplest solution is usually the best. This is it.
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    Pretty sure I said something like this on the...

    Pretty sure I said something like this on the original thread, but the explosive squats aren't doing you any good until you're strong enough to do them properly - which you aren't. In which case,...
  • A three day, full body routine like Starting...

    A three day, full body routine like Starting Strength or the Bill Starr 5x5 if you are inexperienced. 531 is too low volume in and of itself (though some of the associated programs have added volume)...
  • Since there is further discussion about creatine,...

    Since there is further discussion about creatine, it's worth noting that one of the most experienced gurus in the industry (Will Brink) answered a question on it in the should I use creatine thread...
  • The irony meter is going off the scale at the...

    The irony meter is going off the scale at the moment
  • There's some good advice here already. I just...

    There's some good advice here already. I just wanted to weigh in on the pre-workout thing.

    There should be no need for a 15 year old with a future to need what we now call a pre-workout. More than...
  • There is a lot of misunderstanding about what RFD...

    There is a lot of misunderstanding about what RFD is and I think that's shown in the answers on this thread. Sportsscience52 gets it. But the others make the mistake of conflating...
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