Did you do a strength routine when you started lifting?
Are you still doing it?
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02-29-2012, 01:34 AM #1
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02-29-2012, 01:44 AM #5
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By strength routine do you mean training in a low (3-5) rep range?
I've always trained for hypertrophy since the beginning and for most people, including myself, thats the 6-12 rep range.
I do like doing some heavy sets for strength on squats and deads though"The woods are lovely, dark and deep. But I have promises to keep, and miles to go before I sleep."
- Robert Frost
02-29-2012, 01:45 AM #6
02-29-2012, 01:45 AM #7
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02-29-2012, 01:50 AM #8
02-29-2012, 01:56 AM #9
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during high school i did heaps of curls and bicep got heaps imbalanced later and heaps of stretch marks. i thought bicep curl does the whole bicep. didnt know it was a two/three part muscle.
02-29-2012, 01:58 AM #10
Started on Jay Cutler routine I found online, because I wanted to be like him. Did similar 5 day splits for ~1.5 years, then ~6 months powerlifting, which leads to now. See avi.
EDIT: Just looked at avi. 19lbs leaner now. :s9.54 second Rubik's Cube single solve. ~15 second average. Reppin' back any Cube brahs.
02-29-2012, 02:48 AM #11
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02-29-2012, 02:53 AM #14
I was super fat prior to discovering BB but just went ahead on a cut and the 4-5 day split programs that the Scivation guys made. Worked in a sense that I lost weight but I could barely bench 95lbs. Several years later I'm now just chubby and slightly built. I'm on starting strength and I've been plateauing at a 1 plate bench now. Meh, atleast my deadlift is at 275lbs..Greatness from small beginnings.