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    Train your legs, women appreciate strong legs and...

    Train your legs, women appreciate strong legs and glutes too. Squats, lunges, deadlifts are enough.

    Find a different gym if you can. If they wouldn't help a new client, then become a client...
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    Good to see the shoulders have calmed down. ...

    Good to see the shoulders have calmed down. Dislocations worked great on my shoulder problem.
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    Looks like nothing is terribly wrong with your changes, but if you start stalling, then drop them and go back to the original. As you continue into intermediate territory, you need more recovery...
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    My reply in bold just to clarify who said what. ...

    My reply in bold just to clarify who said what. :)
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    Ok, but I'd guess that most users start(ed) with...

    Ok, but I'd guess that most users start(ed) with the basic Madcow. I've got a copy of the advanced version, where weeks 5-9 are 3x3, and yes that one is more like a peaking program. I say "more...
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    Week 5 Day 2 DL 170 x 3 120 x 5, 5, 5, 5, 5,...

    Week 5 Day 2

    DL
    170 x 3
    120 x 5, 5, 5, 5, 5, 5

    Bench
    100 x 4, 4, 4

    Squat
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    One answer is that high rep ranges are easier to...

    One answer is that high rep ranges are easier to recover from, therefore you can train more frequently. (The body can't do 1RM squats 3 times a week, but it can do 3x10 3 times a week.)
    Add...
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    Depends which gym you go to. 9 out of 10 is a...

    Depends which gym you go to. 9 out of 10 is a very high generalization. Commercial gyms might have a percentage that high, but powerlifitng gyms or a gym like Untamed Strength (Alan Thrall's gym),...
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    Week 5 Day 1 Squat 160 x 3 115 x 5, 5, 5, 5,...

    Week 5 Day 1

    Squat
    160 x 3
    115 x 5, 5, 5, 5, 5, 5

    Bench
    112 x 3
    85 x 5, 5, 5, 5, 5, 5, 5
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    It's a question of personal goals. Bodybuilding...

    It's a question of personal goals. Bodybuilding has a set of goals which is different from the goals of powerlifting. Everyone chooses the most efficient path towards the goals they choose.
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    The saying goes: If you have to ask, you're...

    The saying goes: If you have to ask, you're still a beginner. There are different tiers floating around, with plenty of disagreement. You can plug your numbers into symmetricstrength.com and it...
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    ^^^ Get on a basic barbell routine for...

    ^^^

    Get on a basic barbell routine for several months. There are some good free ones:

    Fierce 5
    All Pro's
    Viking's
    Candito Linear
    Stronglifts 5x5
    Starting Strength
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    I would never do any exercise that makes my bone...

    I would never do any exercise that makes my bone pop out of position
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    Good plan. Also calculate your tdee, track your...

    Good plan. Also calculate your tdee, track your calories daily, and weigh yourself daily in the morning after you use the restroom before you've had any food or water. Write down everything. You...
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    Comparing the tonnage of the first 4 weeks of...

    Comparing the tonnage of the first 4 weeks of this cycle to last cycle, similar to this post in my journal a few months ago:...
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    Week 4 Day 4 DL pause 160 x 2, 2, 2, 2 ...

    Week 4 Day 4

    DL pause
    160 x 2, 2, 2, 2

    Bench t&g
    105 x 5, 5, 5, 5

    Spoto
    80 x 10, 10, 10, 10
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    Thread is 10 years old. Classical revival?

    Thread is 10 years old. Classical revival?
  • You could post a video of the exact exercises you...

    You could post a video of the exact exercises you mean, but I think you mean overhead press, so I'll have a go at answering.

    Triceps work to extend the elbow (straighten the arm), so triceps will...
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    Best choices

    Best choices
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    Week 4 Day 3 Squat pause 145 x 2, 2, 2, 2 ...

    Week 4 Day 3

    Squat pause
    145 x 2, 2, 2, 2

    Bench
    85 x 5, 5, 5, 5, 5, 5

    Bench feet up
    95 x 4, 4, 4, 4
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