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    So you want to replace incline bench with more...

    So you want to replace incline bench with more flat bench?

    Fine, unless you end up doing 8 sets of 10 or something.

    What does your whole routine look like, including sets x reps?

    There's...
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    10mm will be all you probably ever need, IMO.

    10mm will be all you probably ever need, IMO.
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    Single prong has fewer and simpler moving parts,...

    Single prong has fewer and simpler moving parts, which in my mind equals fewer potential problems. I've never used a lever belt, so let others who've used them a lot give you a more fair comparison....
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    Yeah I hear you about micromanaging. Could just...

    Yeah I hear you about micromanaging. Could just log RPE of top set each workout to see trends over time.

    That RTS app has a good "reports" section where you can track one or more lifts in detail....
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    Prong belt is much easier to adjust. Lever belt...

    Prong belt is much easier to adjust. Lever belt you have to unscrew the lever and fit it into different holes. Bodyweight changes daily, and some days when you're bloated it's hard to fit the same...
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    Sounds like a cool system. Definitely keeps...

    Sounds like a cool system. Definitely keeps motivation and focus high as you come to each lift fresh. Do you track much detail about your progress, RPE, fatigue, and all that? Might be useful...
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    Bottom half pause squat? Yeah looks f*cking...

    Bottom half pause squat? Yeah looks f*cking vicious.

    Breathing and bracing the whole time under load is the hardest part. Even tempo squats are pretty tough.
  • Yes Jan and Feb were very inconsistent lifting...

    Yes Jan and Feb were very inconsistent lifting while cutting. Peak back in Dec was the peaking block of Calgary 16. Overall going better despite dropping 10kg from PR and 7kg bodyweight. We'll see...
  • Not sure about the E1RM as I didn't test since...

    Not sure about the E1RM as I didn't test since December, that was 137. TM is 130. Lost 7 kg bodyweight in 3 months, now holding around 82 normally for the past 2 months.

    Ran a lift report for...
  • Yeah the interruption isn't so bad I guess. I'm...

    Yeah the interruption isn't so bad I guess. I'm not injured or sick or have gym lockdown or anything, so it could be worse. Actually been enjoying these hypertrophy blocks and variety of movements...
  • Block Review 2 12 April to 11 May 2021 Have...

    Block Review 2
    12 April to 11 May 2021

    Have to cut off this block mid week as I've got stuff to do in another town, and can't train properly with my gym until this weekend. This move has been...
  • Shoulder dislocations Kettlebell movements...

    Shoulder dislocations

    Kettlebell movements like:
    Halo
    Turkish Get Up
    Windmill
    Bent press / Side press

    Those kettlebell movements help a lot with shoulder mobility, as you're...
  • Sounds like improvement already if this session...

    Sounds like improvement already if this session felt easier.

    My appetite dips too on the 2nd or 3rd day of not training.

    I'd do some doubles or singles closer to your working weight. I do...
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    Those are great numbers to continue building...

    Those are great numbers to continue building from. If you step it up you'll grow some nice wheels.

    Soreness is from doing too little, not too much. I only get sore now if I've taken some extra...
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  • Belts don't prevent injury. They help you brace...

    Belts don't prevent injury. They help you brace your core. Go ahead and get one any time you want to.

    I got a belt just before I hit a 155 x 4 squat and a 160 x 4 deadlift. Now I only use it...
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    Honestly just sounds like you're making excuses...

    Honestly just sounds like you're making excuses about leg training. Unless you're regularly squatting 500 lbs, in which case you already know what to do.

    Drop the arm training and man up the leg...
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    Index finger on rings, max legal for wide grip....

    Index finger on rings, max legal for wide grip.
    Ring finger on rings for normal grip.
    Base of thumbnail at start of knurl for close grip and OHP.
  • PPL isn't the best routine. Upper-Lower or...

    PPL isn't the best routine. Upper-Lower or FullBody 3-4 days a week is much better. Programs like Candito linear, Fierce 5, Viking's, AllPro's.

    You need a hip hinge movement for hams and glutes...
  • Belted or beltless? All my training lately is...

    Belted or beltless? All my training lately is beltlesssss.

    Those squats do look good, Wolf. Only thing is your toes wiggle as if you're too far on your heels.

    Yeah could be I was just...
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