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  • Front-Squat Vs. High-Bar for biggest deadlift

    If your number one goal is building as big a deadlift as possible then would it be a mistake to replace high-bar squats with front-squats as your other main-lift?

    In other words, I use high bar...
  • I can get 8 to 10 reps with my legs bent, but I...

    I can get 8 to 10 reps with my legs bent, but I get tired in my grip AND upper-back. I really don't feel like my abs have been worked like I desire though. Going straight to the dip bars is better,...
  • Yes, I think that 8 or 9 is smarter than 10....

    Yes, I think that 8 or 9 is smarter than 10. Also, I tried the straps I use to row with my 2nd set. I had only those currently. I did it with hook-grip and then the dip bars next and was able to...
  • Program RPE question + Awesome Ab training idea

    Doing GZCL programming again. Wondering what the RPE should be for T1 exercises. I don't use RPE usually, but it's the simplest way to ask the question and I wonder if I go to heavy. I know you're...
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    I disagree..in some cases. I think that you're...

    I disagree..in some cases. I think that you're talking about one style of training, and I like to start my workouts with that style of training. However, the hypertrophy focused remainder of the...
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    How close to lock out do you go with dips?

    How close to lock out do you push. I've been stopping around a little past a quarter from the top, trying to stay where it feels the hardest. Down to a little past parallel and then up to around a...
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    I see where you are coming from, but it's...

    I see where you are coming from, but it's surprising how much a professional can help you. He may catch one or two little things that you are doing wrong and don't even realize you're doing wrong,...
  • I also thought the technique on the deadlift was...

    I also thought the technique on the deadlift was dangerous. The only reason this would matter is for the sake of not hurting your lower-back. If you feel safe doing it then so be it, but if my...
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    The way to do them with a standard bar and...

    The way to do them with a standard bar and without a pad and minimize discomfort, is to start light and work your way up. Your bones need to get stronger.
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    Yes, slider curls are amazing. And less expensive...

    Yes, slider curls are amazing. And less expensive than a leg curl machine or a glute/ham raise. Especially, when you just use an old piece of clothing to slide on and some weight plates to put on...
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    Reverse-Grip Dumbbell Incline?

    Anyone use these? I've read that reverse grip increases the activation of the upper-pec and incline obviously does that too. I was wondering if it may force you to use less weight, which could mean...
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    Ok, I hear you. So, stick with what I'm doing for...

    Ok, I hear you. So, stick with what I'm doing for a week or two to see if I start losing weight again. If not then lower the calories.

    Also, I was hovering between 239# and 245# and was eating...
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    Weight Loss Help

    I got way too heavy a few weeks back. So, I decided to start losing weight. I dropped my calories down to 2,350 and was able to drop over ten pounds. Now I've gone as low as 2,150ish, but I seem to...
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    Help with program

    I'm trying to set up my program. My goals are to improve my core lifts and put on muscle.

    I am an intermediate weightlifter who's looking to spend less time in the gym.

    I was hoping to do the...
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