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    Been thinking about this a bit lately, this...

    Been thinking about this a bit lately, this seemed a good thread for my thoughts.

    The thing I like isn't necessarily the big lifts at the gym, it's being able to "press go." (The term I've come up...
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    Power cleans enough back?

    Hey everyone,

    I have a question. I'm currently doing madcows 5x5 with rows. I'm also using pullups once a week as an assistance.

    I'm thinking about replacing the rows with power cleans. So, if...
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    Squat/Deads form

    Hey guys,

    If someone could take the time to look at my form and give me some input I'd be very appreciative.

    Squat was on my light day, should have another on Friday from the heavy day. I'm a...
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    Put the alarm clock on the other side of the...

    Put the alarm clock on the other side of the room, so you actually have to get out of bed to turn it off. Once you're up, you'll stay up.

    Or, give your wife free rein to hit/punch/kick you until...
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    Once saw someone on these forums write: If your...

    Once saw someone on these forums write:
    If your sole motivation to workout is to impress girls, you'd be better off devoting that time to learning the guitar. It's easier, and works better.
    ...
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    Not sure if everyone will appreciate this one (if...

    Not sure if everyone will appreciate this one (if you're not from New Zealand or Australia), but it gives me chills everytime I watch it.

    The New Zealand Haka is one of the best and most...
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    Hey Ryan, Been following this thread on and...

    Hey Ryan,

    Been following this thread on and off for ages considering doing GST when I go back to 4 day a week gym. Quick question - why would you recommend this program over a conventional...
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    I do 6pm to 630am. Luckily I live close to...

    I do 6pm to 630am. Luckily I live close to work/gym. Home and asleep by 7, wake at 230 (7.5hrs sleep), gym 3-4. Tried to go in the morning after work, but just way too tired, and there's less people...
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    I really think my nutrition is ok, but let me...

    I really think my nutrition is ok, but let me know what you think:

    530: 1/2 whey drink (20g protein)
    600: oates + drink of milo (do you have that where you are?)
    830: 300ml milk + 2 eggs
    1030:...
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    About 2kg in that last 4 weeks. That's been...

    About 2kg in that last 4 weeks. That's been pretty consistent for me.

    Thanks a lot for all the feedback from everyone. I don't own Practical Programming, but guess I should order it. Have to wait...
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    Reset again or change from SS?

    Hi all,

    Sorry but another thread that often gets started.

    I've stalled (again) on several lifts, wondering if I should reset (again) or change to Bill Starr 5x5 Madcow version? I know it's a...
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    [QUOTE=e_smith;533179433] Well I work night...

    Well I work night shift so sleep during the day..

    OP: I've experimented with lifting in the morning (after work) or in the afternoon (just after waking). Personally the afternoon lifting works...
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    Sticky: Quick question

    Simple one I've never been sure of. When recording weights or talking about my max's etc, do I add the weight of the bar (20kg), or just count the weight plates added.

    Cheers!
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    Sticky: Ran my first marathon today, and despite being...

    Ran my first marathon today, and despite being unable to move I'm feeling on top of the world. From the 30km mark all I had going through my head was the following:

    Keep running.
    It doesn't...
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    Sticky: This is on my wall When you get what you want...

    This is on my wall

    When you get what you want in this struggle for self,
    And the world makes you king for a day;
    Then go to the mirror and look at yourself,
    And see what the man has to say.
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    Sticky: I've kept a notepad of quotes I come across for...

    I've kept a notepad of quotes I come across for quite a few years. Here are some of my favourites that I don't think have been posted yet. Got a heap more but didn't want to do a long post no one...
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    Cheers for the quick and honest responses.

    Cheers for the quick and honest responses.
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    From your experience farley, would you...

    From your experience farley, would you agree/disagree with the 2 and 2.5x posted above?

    Thanks for that ratio devildriver.

    Like I said, I'm not after a magic number, was just curious is there...
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    Strength levels query

    Hi all

    Just a couple quick questions regarding desired strength levels. I read someone in another thread post your squat should be 1.5 x body weight.

    Is this true?
    Is this for a 1 RPM, or 5...
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