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  • Start with one push One pull One squat Start...

    Start with one push
    One pull
    One squat

    Start with weights that can be done with perfect form in the 12-20 rep range.

    Gradually add sets and always try to increase reps. As a new 60 year old...
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    The “train to failure Boogeyman “ is a lie. I...

    The “train to failure Boogeyman “ is a lie. I have trained to failure my whole life, many times beyond failure and I have never “over trained “ or burned out.

    Even now, at age 55, I push for...
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    I really wasn’t as ready to lift this am…but...

    I really wasn’t as ready to lift this am…but after a light warmup on bench I blasted off!

    Bench press 28-15-10-6-7-6-5. The last four sets were with 265 so I’m coming back from that pec strain it...
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    I really wasn’t as ready to lift this am…but...

    I really wasn’t as ready to lift this am…but after a light warmup on bench I blasted off!

    Bench press 28-15-10-6-7-6-5. The last four sets were with 265 so I’m coming back from that pec strain it...
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    Strong work!

    Strong work!
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    55 min.

    55 min.
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    I’ll say this gently. That’s all BS. I was...

    I’ll say this gently.

    That’s all BS.

    I was built like you once too. Very lean and “eating a lot” and “couldn’t gain.”

    Solution:

    1- eat every three hours and if you “can’t eat” have a mass...
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    You look very lean in profile pic, Bruce Lee...

    You look very lean in profile pic, Bruce Lee build.

    You might gain more size and strength with a combination of less training volume and more food.

    Ultimately you have to do it YOUR way.
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    I see, total volume and frequency will impact...

    I see, total volume and frequency will impact growth.
    My advice is the same advice I heard from the great Al Beckles, design a routine you can do for DECADES.
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    That’s certainly high volume and a lot of...

    That’s certainly high volume and a lot of variety. Are you happy with your progress? How often do you do all this?
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    Mon and thurs- chest and back Tuesday and...

    Mon and thurs- chest and back
    Tuesday and Friday - shoulders and arms
    Wed and sat- legs, calves, abs

    You can easily get some productive lifts in 20 min especially if you alternate pushes with...
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    Todays sets and reps Squats 20-12-10-7-5-3 ...

    Todays sets and reps

    Squats
    20-12-10-7-5-3

    Front squats
    10-8-5-3

    Leg ext
    20-15-10-8
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    Todays sets and reps Squats 20-12-10-7-5-3 ...

    Todays sets and reps

    Squats
    20-12-10-7-5-3

    Front squats
    10-8-5-3

    Leg ext
    20-15-10-8
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    Two modifications to my routine 1-Set my alarm...

    Two modifications to my routine
    1-Set my alarm fifteen min earlier
    2- adding a full regular “meal” vs snacking after work. Life is hectic in the afternoons and eves so dinner has been lacking...
  • Every upper day has these constantly for me:...

    Every upper day has these constantly for me:
    Bench, incline, row, lat pull, military press, upright row, side lateral
    And every lower plus arms day has squats, leg
    Press or front squats, leg ext,...
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    Sticky: Triceps PRs this month Skull crushers 135x20...

    Triceps PRs this month

    Skull crushers 135x20
    185x5

    Old
    Man gains
  • Every three or four hours when bulking worked...

    Every three or four hours when bulking worked
    Wonders for me.

    I can remember bulking on foods like this:

    Eggs and oatmeal or toast with PB
    Milk

    Breakfast bagel with sausage
    Milk
  • The single greatest thing I ever did in terms of...

    The single greatest thing I ever did in terms of lifting is this…

    Upper

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    Lower plus arms

    Off
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    Post your current training weights, sets, reps,...

    Post your current training weights, sets, reps, exercises….rest intervals…
  • Why are you eating so little? Food will be the...

    Why are you eating so little? Food will be the first thing you need to make gains.

    As far as making progress goes…OVERLOAD can be done several ways.

    Some examples:
    1- use more weight than you...
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