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    Your example is right. Here's what Davis says ...

    Your example is right. Here's what Davis says

    "This is a question I'm repeatedly asked so here is a progression example:
    Monday-Squat-200, Bench-150
    Wednesday-RDL-200, OHP-100
    Friday-Squat-200,...
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    Thanks guys and ladies! I thought along the same...

    Thanks guys and ladies! I thought along the same lines, buy a cheap lighter bar to tide over till she gets strong. Do women with small hands have trouble with 29 mm men's barbell? Any 25mm barbell...
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    Women's Olympic Barbell Recommendation

    So my wife finally broke down to my nagging and start lifting! I got her started on All Pros and she has started with my Ironmaster adjustable dumbbells for now. But she needs to progress to the...
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    Excellent work and good job on staying the course...

    Excellent work and good job on staying the course for this long! You seem to be a big guy but so are your numbers! How much weight did you gain during the program?
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    On the bright side, you have good eyesight!

    On the bright side, you have good eyesight!
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    What equipment do you have access to? A power...

    What equipment do you have access to? A power rack, barbell, bench and weights will get you 80% there. Read the stickies in the Exercise Programs sub forum and pick any one. I'm personally doing the...
  • And regarding OHP, yes it is toughest to progress...

    And regarding OHP, yes it is toughest to progress on. Don't change the program, just work through it. I will say OHP is very susceptible to even the slightest of poor forms. I can sense difference...
  • Disclaimer: I'm a beginner too. Pull your...

    Disclaimer: I'm a beginner too.

    Pull your shoulders back. You may already be doing that but tough to see with the hoody. Your back is straight but I'm suspecting the drop is causing the back pain....
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    And I wondered why people make such a big deal...

    And I wondered why people make such a big deal about smooth/ribbed sleeves. Well now I know. The ribbed sleeves on the Gladiator WL bar leave very little space to slide my plates smoothly. Especially...
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    The knurl is soft past the ring. I've never seen...

    The knurl is soft past the ring. I've never seen the bar gripped that far out in any heavy compound movement yet. I am a beginner though so YMMV.
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    Rep Stainless Steel Power Bar v2 on closeout for...

    Rep Stainless Steel Power Bar v2 on closeout for $199. I would've bought this instead of the Gladiator WL bar.

    repfitness .com/rep-stainless-steel-power-bar-closeout
  • This.

    This.
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    Failing is even one missed rep in any set. And...

    Failing is even one missed rep in any set. And I'd call a grinding rep completed with ****ty form a missed rep too. So you continue at that weight next workout. If you miss two times in a row, time...
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    I experienced severe elbow pain and I fixed it...

    I experienced severe elbow pain and I fixed it only after some time.

    1. My "sports" physiotherapist was a useless guy. He diagnosed it as tennis elbow when that's what I told him I had. And his...
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    I'm not an expert so take this with a grain of...

    I'm not an expert so take this with a grain of salt :D

    1. Stop looking at the camera :)
    2. Keep your head in a neutral position when you start. Don't look up.
    3. I think your back is straight...
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    Thanks! I see compatibility info on each...

    Thanks! I see compatibility info on each accessory page.
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    Not the same exercise, but I felt lower back pain...

    Not the same exercise, but I felt lower back pain after every front squat and RDL day. I felt like I was hyperextending my back as well as doing cat cows would relieve the pain during the day....
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    Were you replying to my question about v1 PR-5000?

    Were you replying to my question about v1 PR-5000?
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    Sitting my hips back helped a lot. I could...

    Sitting my hips back helped a lot. I could finally feel the stretch in my hamstrings. I was doing more of a half deadlift all this while. I also bought some WL shoes and they are helping too. My...
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    I couldn't get a video of today's workout but I...

    I couldn't get a video of today's workout but I did buy a pair of Adidas Powerlift 4 WL shoes and they seem to help immensely. I'm looking forward to checking if my bar path is straighter now. My...
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