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    Madcow does have a justification for it's...

    Madcow does have a justification for it's deadlift frequency. It has to do with the neurological stress of heavy deadlifts. That's why the other lifts, including squats, are lighter on deadlift...
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    Like air2fakie said -- if you're still getting...

    Like air2fakie said -- if you're still getting good results on linear progress, just stick with it. If you're battling significant stalls and plateaus, then it might be time to consider an...
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    Thanks, Trent. My wife knows well that whatever...

    Thanks, Trent. My wife knows well that whatever benefits I've received from lifting are benefits to her as well. It's not just my health, but the practical benefits that being active, capable and...
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    I've read those stories too, and it really is...

    I've read those stories too, and it really is sad. Having an enthusiastic spouse makes a huge difference, both in my attitude and my outcome. Her health isn't good enough for her to do more than a...
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    That in itself is inspiring to hear, Zav. I...

    That in itself is inspiring to hear, Zav. I would think that there are a lot of examples a lot more worthy of taking inspiration from. All I can say is that this journey has done me a world of...
  • No it isn't.

    No it isn't.
  • You ask for criticism, so here it is... Your...

    You ask for criticism, so here it is...

    Your nose is too big.
  • As the others have said, there is no one right...

    As the others have said, there is no one right answer. There is an answer that's right for you, right now. But maybe not another time. We can't tell you which is better for where you're at,...
  • Until you really know what you're doing, it's...

    Until you really know what you're doing, it's probably best to run the program as written. There's a place for higher rep programming, but I'd say either find a program that's intelligently designed...
  • I think moral turpitude would be a great brand...

    I think moral turpitude would be a great brand name for a beer.
  • I think there are always better programs -- right...

    I think there are always better programs -- right over the hill there where the grass is greener.

    But what is a better program for me might not be a better program for you. If your 5/3/1 has been...
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    Thanks, JD, much appreciated. I know all about...

    Thanks, JD, much appreciated. I know all about excuses, I spent about 25 years making them. I got really good at it. It was always a version of "I don't have time, I'm too busy, there's no way to...
  • Back when the murder rate was climbing sky high?

    Back when the murder rate was climbing sky high?
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    You’re not too old to train, you’re too old NOT...

    You’re not too old to train, you’re too old NOT to train. So get started, and don’t stop til you’re dead.
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    I'm bringing the dumbbells with me! All packed...

    I'm bringing the dumbbells with me! All packed now.

    But, I did get a Sunday workout in, I can call it the entirety of week 8. Progressed a little compared to the previous Sunday, so it will send...
  • You already know the answer. Diet and exercise,...

    You already know the answer. Diet and exercise, most specifically weight training.

    For some people intense workouts do make it easier to be compliant with their diets. That was the case for me. ...
  • For campy fun, yeah. Not for motivation. ...

    For campy fun, yeah. Not for motivation. Cartoon characters just don't do it for me. For motivation I get off on people's real experiences and on informative articles like the stuff on Stronger by...
  • You don't need to go much further than the main...

    You don't need to go much further than the main Misc.
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    Eat a lot of good food. Not junk. High protein,...

    Eat a lot of good food. Not junk. High protein, high in micronutrients.

    Still skinny? Good. Now start lifting weights.
  • I always enjoyed Danny deVito.

    I always enjoyed Danny deVito.
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