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    If you want to build muscle you are completely...

    If you want to build muscle you are completely wasting your money on creatine.

    If you want to build muscle, you need to have your muscles lift heavy things, whatever those things are. And anything...
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    When you work your muscles out, that causes them...

    When you work your muscles out, that causes them to wear and get weaker. The actual increase in strength occurs when your muscles are repaired. On average it takes around 48 hours for your muscles to...
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    If you ever feel like doing the false grip, be...

    If you ever feel like doing the false grip, be sure to do it in a power cage where the side bars would catch the bar before it hit your chest if you dropped it.
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    Yeah, even if you don't do the diet advice SS is...

    Yeah, even if you don't do the diet advice SS is more focussed on leg strength than upper body it's not well balanced. If you do it, be sure to add pullups/chinups so you're doing either every...
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    Sticky: If you just like working out that's fine and...

    If you just like working out that's fine and everything, but even if you've just been doing it since August you could "deload", take 2 weeks off, and end up coming back to find that your strength had...
  • Lol, good point. Especially about the Yoga...

    Lol, good point.

    Especially about the Yoga Pants. :D
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    I didn't do warmpups before squatting. ****ed my...

    I didn't do warmpups before squatting. ****ed my leg up while trying to get lower on my squat, it was in pain for 3 months, and it didn't fully heal. Would periodically feel like crunching tinfoil...
  • Starting Strength is very lacking in upper body...

    Starting Strength is very lacking in upper body work. It's designed copying a football program, where the lower body was developed more and more important than the upper body.

    Look at any other...
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    If you want to do it right, you need to either...

    If you want to do it right, you need to either join a gym or have a barbell and more weights, plus some sort of rack.
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    I assume you're being sarcastic. (It requires a...

    I assume you're being sarcastic. (It requires a barbell).
  • Yeah, squats and deadlifts are the hardest ones...

    Yeah, squats and deadlifts are the hardest ones to replace.
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    Yeah, a simple wired computer is like $20-$30....

    Yeah, a simple wired computer is like $20-$30. It's likely more accurate than your gps as well, and doesn't burn up your cell phone battery. (The battery in a wired unit lasts almost forever).
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    The Elliptical, if one has to choose between the...

    The Elliptical, if one has to choose between the two. I like it because it also uses your arms (gets the blood flowing better) and it's one of the lowest impact workouts you can do.

    I know I'll...
  • Yes. By using a specific kinda of shoe,...

    Yes.

    By using a specific kinda of shoe, depending on how your body is built, you can sometimes gain an advantage by using the shoe. But that shoe usually can't be used for deadlifting, and it...
  • Yeah, I found a baseball and a foam ball called...

    Yeah, I found a baseball and a foam ball called "The Orb" to be really helpful.

    Different people seem to have different thoughts on the Rumble Roller. Some like them, some find a smooth roller...
  • I think that even if you limit the stats only to...

    I think that even if you limit the stats only to people who regularly go to the gym, your odds of getting killed on the drive to and from the gym are higher than your odds of being physically...
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    If you workout regularly, I would simply suggest...

    If you workout regularly, I would simply suggest you take it off. You'll likely both be healthier and get better gains when you get back.

    I think this is the stickied thread on deloading:...
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    See here for my exact same question in the novice...

    See here for my exact same question in the novice program thread:
    http://forum.bodybuilding.com/showthread.php?t=159678631&p=1292020271&viewfull=1#post1292020271

    There are other recent replies on...
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    Sticky: Hey Davis, A couple of pages back I asked...

    Hey Davis,

    A couple of pages back I asked about a dumbbell-only version of your program - then had some issues with moving, unpacking, and actually getting internet at my new place (Centurylink...
  • I've seen people say they've gotten good results...

    I've seen people say they've gotten good results from Defranco's Shoulder Shocker -
    http://www.t-nation.com/free_online_article/most.../shoulder_shocker
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