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    Makes sense... nice work on the profit thus far!

    Makes sense... nice work on the profit thus far!
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    Do you work in finance? Or just have a good...

    Do you work in finance? Or just have a good strategy when it comes to taking advantage of market trends?
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    I do kettlebell swings, but that is about it...

    I do kettlebell swings, but that is about it other than using them to add weight for pull-up's.

    For one-arm snatches I prefer to use dumbbells.
  • You can put bands around the bench long-ways to...

    You can put bands around the bench long-ways to increase traction:

    http://i80.photobucket.com/albums/j198/tmutaffis/BenchBandsForGrip_zps066acbf8.png
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    Thank you - and you are right about inexperienced...

    Thank you - and you are right about inexperienced lifters doing some ridiculous stuff (and it happens to all of us - I lost a squat off of my back once and also had all of the plates fall off of the...
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    Are you sure that you purchased a Body Solid...

    Are you sure that you purchased a Body Solid Powerline rack? The rack has (2) 1/2" or 3/8" bolts at each connection point for the uprights, bottom cross-member, and the pull-up bar. Unless they...
  • I think that this program could be a nice change...

    I think that this program could be a nice change of pace and the added volume/variation may spark some gains since you have been on a 3-day and 1X/week frequency program for quite some time. If you...
  • Glad to hear that the 3-day split is working well...

    Glad to hear that the 3-day split is working well for you!

    How long have you been doing the 3-day split? And how do you feel after the workouts? (are you typically sore for a day or two, or not...
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    Have you ever lifted in one of these racks? I...

    Have you ever lifted in one of these racks?

    I have done rack pulls on the pins with 700+ lbs and they felt solid. The only movement where you are in danger of being crushed is a bench press and...
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    One thing that you could do if you are worried...

    One thing that you could do if you are worried about the safeties failing is hang chains or nylon straps from the top of the rack, this would give you two safety mechanisms.

    As long as you are...
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    Should still be fine, below is a video of my rack...

    Should still be fine, below is a video of my rack which is not bolted down with 510 lbs.

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    Was yours a newer Powerline maybe? Or did you just hand tighten the bolts rather than using...
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    Why would you not go over 405? Here is 750...

    Why would you not go over 405?

    Here is 750 lbs in the rack, and this one did not even have the pull-up bar bolted in (although it was bolted to the floor).

    ULRCBEmL028
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    I have this rack and would absolutely recommend...

    I have this rack and would absolutely recommend it, in fact I know of two other high level strongman competitors who also have the rack in their garage gyms and it has held up very well for all of...
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    Bought Yahoo at a little over $50... ruined my...

    Bought Yahoo at a little over $50... ruined my portfolio.

    What does everyone think? Keep it or dump it?
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    You may want to do goblet squats with dumbbells,...

    You may want to do goblet squats with dumbbells, although I assume that a gym without a squat rack probably does not have any heavy dumbbells either.

    My advice would be to skip the Smith Machine...
  • Great news! The product arrived today... will get...

    Great news! The product arrived today... will get the log started this afternoon. :)
  • Why wouldn't they just let him watch television...

    Why wouldn't they just let him watch television rather than the Barney VHS/DVD? Regardless of if the people are unresponsive I would think that the repetition would drive the staff insane if they...
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    Most people prefer flat shoes for deadlift, but...

    Most people prefer flat shoes for deadlift, but some lifters may prefer the Olympic Shoes.

    I definitely would not buy Olympic shoes for the deadlift but if you already have them for other...
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    I do not have extensive experience with spin...

    I do not have extensive experience with spin bikes but Keiser would be my pick based on the ones that I have used.

    As others have mentioned the used market would be the way to go if you are...
  • Website for Hosting Documents - Need Recommendations

    I would like to add some documents to a Wordpress site and am wondering what a reputable and free online hosting source would be? The majority of the files will be PDF, although there may be some...
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