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  • When people say full body multiple times per week...

    When people say full body multiple times per week they don't really mean your standard muscle group split smashed all into one or two days. Push pull legs allows you to hit everything twice in a...
  • I think that is where the stipulation of...

    I think that is where the stipulation of "reasonably lean" kicks in. Maybe its just me but from his bench set up it looks like he was have massive legs if he was lower body fat. I could easily be...
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    Yeah, I have squatted in racks like this and hit...

    Yeah, I have squatted in racks like this and hit the bars maybe a few inches below parallel. At OP's height its hard to think it would be that much lower unless he has donald duck legs or something....
  • Babyslayer is a monster but look back a few years...

    Babyslayer is a monster but look back a few years ago when he was very overweight used horrible form on everything and was injured a fair amount of the time. It sounds more like he is remembering...
  • If you can deadlift anything significant it will...

    If you can deadlift anything significant it will be that much harder to keep that up for very long. Not impossible at all depending on volumes and intensities but the general rule of thumb strength...
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    I have trained with people that need to be yelled...

    I have trained with people that need to be yelled at/hit to psyche up for a big lift. Personally I can't take that **** seriously my psyche ups are internal. I have actually failed lifts from...
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    Most people I know started with a bro split. It...

    Most people I know started with a bro split. It is not optimal for everyone and definitely not for strength but as a teenager just getting into lifting pretty much anything will improve your...
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    It really depends on your priorities. Goals...

    It really depends on your priorities. Goals change over time, so maybe once you hit 190 you will all of sudden ache to bench huge numbers or jump into a sport etc. If I were new and going on a long...
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    A lot of people like bringing up their front...

    A lot of people like bringing up their front squats for some conventional deadlift carry over. I basically just try to focus on being a lever/using my glutes the entire lift. I used to basically...
  • How can your thumb and fingers cheat on a...

    How can your thumb and fingers cheat on a pulldown for you? Your wrists should be pretty motionless during the movement, and any movement made by the wirsts/hands shouldn't really impact the...
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    You are just a little detrained, nothing to worry...

    You are just a little detrained, nothing to worry too much about but any significant time away from training will lead to you not being able to handle the same loads or volumes, it impacts your...
  • DO you know how many posts by experienced lifters...

    DO you know how many posts by experienced lifters I have seen in the past 10 years saying "If I could go back and do it all again" or " I wasted the first 2-3 years of training" People come to these...
  • If you haven't been there don't be a ****. Does...

    If you haven't been there don't be a ****. Does he really seem like he's just being a baby or did he mention building up to appreciable numbers until it got to a point where the pain became too...
  • Can you deadlift or rack pull? If your hips are...

    Can you deadlift or rack pull? If your hips are the issue its going to be rough to do almost any compound movement, if you can handle jumping or body weight squats/lunges you could do that. You...
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    I dare you to notice any difference between 5 and...

    I dare you to notice any difference between 5 and 6 reps other than maybe 2 seconds extra tut and less than 2.5% average weight differences. Would you tell a strongman they are not actually strong...
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    I'm not usually so blunt with replies but near...

    I'm not usually so blunt with replies but near everything you listed was bad advice. I worked as a physical therapy aid during an internship. These people are smart and know what they are doing,...
  • That is the "ALWAYS CONSULT YOUR PHYSICIAN PRIOR...

    That is the "ALWAYS CONSULT YOUR PHYSICIAN PRIOR TO UNDERGOING EXERCISE" answer though. Realistically a young healthy guy can easily jump into these movements with relative lack of concern. If you...
  • Knowing how to squat and actually knowing how to...

    Knowing how to squat and actually knowing how to squat are tow very different things though. Its something like 5000 reps before the movement pattern is just instinct. Again, if he is saying you...
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    Maybe not when your perspective is being 5'9" 275...

    Maybe not when your perspective is being 5'9" 275 but for us normies a set of low bf 17's will still get looks.
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    That's baby talk. I have always focused on...

    That's baby talk. I have always focused on strength, and over the past 2 months dropped 10 lbs or so while continuing to go up in weight on my program. If you cut 1000 calories in one day and try...
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