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    Close to perfect. You are hitting your...

    Close to perfect.

    You are hitting your squatting, pushing, and pulling three times a week. No problem with frequency at all.

    Even if you only lifted TWICE a week, you'd be hitting every major...
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    ^^^^^^ This.

    ^^^^^^


    This.
  • You have no visible muscle. And you are not lean....

    You have no visible muscle. And you are not lean. Skinny-fat is one description.



    You'll have to gain a ton of muscle to have as much muscle as normal size manual workers/athletic guys who...
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    That is good, because the former look bloated and...

    That is good, because the former look bloated and pregnant. And the latter look weak, no matter how lean.



    Mike Tyson in his prime @ 15% > either of the current extremes.
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    If you aim to be much leaner than Tyson, then you...

    If you aim to be much leaner than Tyson, then you are likely to be much less muscled.

    Muscle makes people impressive.

    Being very lean does not make people impressive, witness all the little...
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    Iron Mike Tyson was very impressive because of...

    Iron Mike Tyson was very impressive because of his muscles(and ferocity), not because he got ridiculously lean:

    5' 10 and fraction.

    220lbs % 15% = 187lbs Lean Body Mass + 33lb fat

    15% is...
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    Couple months training progress

    First couple weeks in second half of January was pretty much the empty bar for almost everything.

    Then realistic Training Maxes:

    Training max in Cycle I.........new training maxes in Cycle 5...
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    Cycle 4 Wave 2 Day 1 Tue March 23 2015 Incline Press

    Roll, Diesel x 2, Squat, Bradford, Atlas spine stretch x 10, hyperextension, pushup, hindu pushup.

    MAIN MOVEMENT:


    1. SWISS BAR INCLINE PRESS:

    10kg(22lb) x 2
    15kg(33lb) x 2
    20kg(44lb) x 2
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    Cycle 4 Wave 1 Day 3 Sat Mar 21 2015 Leverage Squat, , MIL PRESS, Push Press

    Shoulders woke me up. Not enough sleep. My new Body Solid Hyperextension bench is working wonders for my low back, SI joints etc. My new Body Solid Leverage Squat and Calf machine is to replace my...
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    Betcha that isn't 387 reps of squats or...

    Betcha that isn't 387 reps of squats or deadlifts:).

    Here is my last abbreviated(because not enough sleep) deadlift workout for my modified 5 3 1 program:

    General warmup:

    Pushup, hindu...
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    Sixteen. A buck fifty. Presumably male. ...

    Sixteen.

    A buck fifty.

    Presumably male.

    And you are on a calorie deficit!@!!!!!!@%

    The best way to restrict growth, including height, is to restrict calories at an age when you should...
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    Limping around, typical arthritic old fart. ...

    Limping around, typical arthritic old fart.

    But tremendously optimistic, because I now know that........


    ......forearms maketh the man:).
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    Cycle 4 Wave 1 Day 2 Thu March 19 2015 TRAP BAR DEADLIFT

    Diesel, roll, squat, lunge, GHB, pushup, Hindu pushup, hyperextension.

    MAIN MOVEMENT:

    TRAP BAR DEADLIFT:

    Training Max = 155kg = 341lb

    Full ROM. No chalk, no belt since still light. No...
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    Cycle 4 Wave 1 Day 1 Tue March 17 2015 Incline Press

    Roll, Diesel mobilization, pushup, Hindu pushup, squat, lunge, press behind neck, bradford press, glute ham bridge, hyperextension.

    They got the creaks out, and the muscles warm for the main...
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    Dates all wrong in above post. Should be Fri Mar...

    Dates all wrong in above post. Should be Fri Mar 13
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    Most of the writers on T-nation produce a steady...

    Most of the writers on T-nation produce a steady stream of fluff. But they sure try to sound macho:). You'll even see squat articles with pics of lean male fitness types half squatting with what...
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    Weight varies a few pounds, depending on...

    Weight varies a few pounds, depending on hydration, excretion etc. We are looking for a trend. If your weight has been steady for the past few weeks/months, then your calorie consumption is...
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    16" forearms, if that is cold, relaxed, with...

    16" forearms, if that is cold, relaxed, with hand, wrist, and arm straight, is pretty monstrous:).

    If it is 16" pumped, tensed, hand clenched, wrist goosenecked, and arm bent, then not so...
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    First some principles: 1. ANY rational...

    First some principles:

    1. ANY rational program, based on:

    2. ANY rational selection of big exercises, for:

    3. ANY rational rep range, with:

    4. ANY rational schedule of progression(adding...
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    That's not the mishmash that you gave in your OP....

    That's not the mishmash that you gave in your OP.

    Bodyweight(and goblet) squats and pushups are great. I do them myself all the time.

    But she doesn't need the sort of nonsense that...
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