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    Your pushing power in the bench is perfectly...

    Your pushing power in the bench is perfectly proportional to your squat and deadlift strength. Do you think that normal humans have the potential to bench as much as they squat or deadlift?
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    A half hour cardio 2-3 times a week is good for...

    A half hour cardio 2-3 times a week is good for CV health. Even less if you do HIIT(high intensity interval training). Anything beyond that is just cutting into energy better spent on the barbell...
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    Cycle 2 Wave 2 Extra day Tue Feb 24 SWISS BAR MIL PRESS

    Roll x 20
    Bradford x 20

    Granny Laterals:

    2.5kg(5.5lb) x 30 paused for a three count every peak contraction. Parfait.

    Shoulders warmed up, and pre-fatigued. Felt nice and hot:

    SWISS BAR...
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    Cycle 2 Wave 2 Extra day Mon Feb 23 2015 Assistance work, Grip, Curl

    Woke with hip and hands aching a bit. But better than usual.

    Just some EZPZ assistance that couldn't be done Sunday.

    Shoulder roll x 20
    Shoulder rotation x 100

    1. Lat Pulldown:
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  • Great point. Having relatively "strong" upper...

    Great point.

    Having relatively "strong" upper body pushing structure, and weak pulling structure is asking for weird posture and shoulder problems.

    And OP, not training your legs is just...
  • Walking every day won't overtrain you, even if...

    Walking every day won't overtrain you, even if you walked for literally hours and hours, which would be unproductive(that would waste energy better spent on squats, deads, presses, rows, cleans,...
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    Rules of thumb: 1. Low rep strength work: ...

    Rules of thumb:

    1. Low rep strength work:

    You rest up to 5 or even more minutes between sets so that you get every rep in decent form. The intensity(percent of max lift) is high. But the pump...
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    You are a buck fifty. You are not a midget. ...

    You are a buck fifty.

    You are not a midget.

    You seriously don't need a a "leg day".


    Fierce 5, is recommended. Don't forget to eat enough to sustain the growing strength for reps, and...
  • Thread: Negatives

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    Yes. Allows you to handle a load you can't move...

    Yes. Allows you to handle a load you can't move up in the positive(concentric) part of the movement.



    Absolutely NOT.

    That just shows lack of control of the load. And leaves you open to...
  • This. Best thread ever. Much more...

    This.

    Best thread ever.

    Much more inspirational than pics of pregnant looking guys swollen up with HGH, Insulin, Synthol, that set the "standard" nowadays.

    It really was the Golden Age of...
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    That is really terrible for a young guy who is...

    That is really terrible for a young guy who is only a buck fifty.

    You don't need an arm day, seriously. I don't need one tho' my arms are 17" cold, and my forearms 14 inches relaxed with arm,...
  • Jason, you are a kid compared to an old iron head...

    Jason, you are a kid compared to an old iron head like me:).

    Many more years of gains for you, Marine!
  • You're welcome. Started serious strength...

    You're welcome.

    Started serious strength training in my fifties. And started with the empty bar for everything. Even started with a 5kg(11lb) EZ bar for stiff leg deads(arthritis was killing my...
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    Cycle 2 Wave 2 Day 2 TRAP BAR DEADLIFT

    Yesterday did a lot of moblilzation and cardio.

    Don't worry, I won't turn into Tarzan Light, all bosu balls and soya lattes and low test. And playing Jane with Granny's dumbbells and...
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    Same here. But close grip chins, either...

    Same here.

    But close grip chins, either supinate grip, or parallel/neutral grip on my gymnastic rings, don't give me tendonitis.

    I have the same problem with any kind of pronate(palms away)...
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    This. I'd also replace flat bench with...

    This.

    I'd also replace flat bench with incline. Better than flat bench unless you have to powerlift or do the 225lb bench test for football etc. And much more carryover to anything you do on the...
  • Every rep was several inches high. That allows...

    Every rep was several inches high. That allows you to use a lot more weight than you can squat to parallel. But if you really want to squat 100kg x 5, make it a parallel squat. You are a long way...
  • Every rep was too high. Take off a plate and...

    Every rep was too high.

    Take off a plate and break parallel with every rep: top of hip crease drops lower than top of the knee. Then work back up over the next several weeks/few months to two...
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    The muscles around the midriff only contribute a...

    The muscles around the midriff only contribute a little to waist size, no matter how well developed. The majority of waist size is due to what is INSIDE the muscular wall, intra abdominal fat and...
  • If you do get down to 140lbs at normal height,...

    If you do get down to 140lbs at normal height, you'll just look like a meth addict, no matter how lean:

    Less muscle than normal size manual workers/athletic guys who don't even lift.

    If you...
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