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    Deadlilft first, squat second, bench press third....

    Deadlilft first, squat second, bench press third. Rows, OHP and chin-ups aren't very fatiguing for me because I can't lift enough weight (I have to do chin-ups with a band). A set of 6-8 reps of...
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    Sticky: Right wing extremism by someone who never uses...

    Right wing extremism by someone who never uses anything constructed or funded by Government money.
  • Sounds normal for me. I tried Stronglifts 5x5,...

    Sounds normal for me. I tried Stronglifts 5x5, started with a light weight and followed the progression instruction (add a small amount of weight if you get 5x5). Works for a while until the weight...
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    None. I can't even rep half that.

    None. I can't even rep half that.
  • Thread: Teen Bench Form

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    That is not an exaggerated arch. This is an...

    That is not an exaggerated arch.

    This is an exaggerated arch: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ykVsn78Gdm4&t=28s
  • They managed to build pyramids with primitive...

    They managed to build pyramids with primitive terchnology because slave labour and life was cheap. They didn't care how many hundreds of slaves died to get those pyramids built. These days, we value...
  • Thread: 6 Vs 8 Reps

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    Is it? I do 6-8 reps on deadlifts, trying for 8...

    Is it? I do 6-8 reps on deadlifts, trying for 8 but stop at 6 or 7 if that feels like the upper limit.
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    I lack strength and having recently started doing...

    I lack strength and having recently started doing backpacking holidays, decided that improving strength in my big muscles at least will make carrying a backpack for long periods easier. Secondly,...
  • Thread: Back squat

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    If you are off balance feeling like you are going...

    If you are off balance feeling like you are going to fall backwards then yes. Have a go with a bodyweight squat, you should be able to get right down with your feet flat on the floor and maintain...
  • Thread: Back squat

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    I had that problem when I started doing squats...

    I had that problem when I started doing squats (not on the Smith machine). I followed the "sit back and down" instruction which put the centre of mass over my heels, and to prevent falling backward I...
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    5x5 squat and deadlift in the same workout? Ugh,...

    5x5 squat and deadlift in the same workout? Ugh, that would literally wipe me out. Even the Stronglift 5x5 program which has you squatting 5x5 every workout only has 1x5 deadlift every other workout.
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    I've just gone back to the gym after a five month...

    I've just gone back to the gym after a five month absence thanks to COVID, and that is what I lifted, I'm 6 ft, 80kg (about 175 lbs), and age 42. I am probably the weakest person in my gym but I am...
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    Why do I get soreness in my hamstrings after...

    Why do I get soreness in my hamstrings after doing them?
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    There should be some carryover if you are getting...

    There should be some carryover if you are getting stronger on the compound lifts in the gym, but you won't be able to pick up everyday objects with the same weight as easily as your working deadlift...
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    I'm not sure about per workout, but since I have...

    I'm not sure about per workout, but since I have been doing a beginner full body compound movement dominated program, with small increases in weight if I make the target reps, I am noticing small...
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    Really? I do 3x8 reps on deadlifts. I'm not...

    Really? I do 3x8 reps on deadlifts. I'm not lifting big weights yet but I am adding 2.5 kg to the bar if I get all 8 reps on all three sets. My workout routine is this:...
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    Why no vertical pulling exercise?
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    Struggling to progress

    I started a weight training routine late autumn, based on compound movements, full body, 2-3x per week. My aim is to improve overall functional strength. I have had the odd bout of inconsistency...
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    I'm 42 and I've recently started a weight...

    I'm 42 and I've recently started a weight training routine. My aim is not bodybuilding but to improve overall functional strength. I don't consider myself too old by a long way, I'm confident I can...
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    Very exceptional if she is telling the truth...

    Very exceptional if she is telling the truth about her daily routine. She does all that activity in a day yet can't get more than about five hours sleep a night. What percentage of the population,...
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