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  • Still running in to some small strain issues here...

    Still running in to some small strain issues here and there and a bad case of tennis elbow. But back to squatting around 320 lbs. on last set for reps and my DL is around 365 lbs. for reps. I've been...
  • Man, it is moving from one injury to another....

    Man, it is moving from one injury to another. Lots of strains/minor tears. Bicep, lat, first the right hamstring now the left.

    Bad pull with 320 lbs. and felt the lat pop. Finished a set of 290...
  • Yeah, no intention to get back where I was. I'm...

    Yeah, no intention to get back where I was. I'm focused a bit more on health and aesthetics now. Find it mind boggling that I was walking around 60+ lbs of more muscle at one point. But I recall...
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    I would look in to madcow 5x5. Depending on...

    I would look in to madcow 5x5. Depending on comfortable you are with your form start with the beginner. If you feel your comfortable then look at the intermediate.

    Also, I would suggest to YouTube...
  • Just a quick one month update. Strength is slowly...

    Just a quick one month update. Strength is slowly coming back. Tweaked my hamstring and have really focused on stretching. Running madcow 5x5 but deadlifting, lowbar squat and incline (45 degree)...
  • Decade hiatus - What kind of progress to expect

    I don't think I have posted on the forums for close to a decade or so. Was pretty in to strength training and was considering entering a comp sometime but then life got in the way. In a matter of a...
  • Good looking out. This is looks perfect for...

    Good looking out. This is looks perfect for treating this. My buddy is a massage therapist so this is probably something he can do for me.
  • Thanks. I'll give it a few weeks time and then...

    Thanks. I'll give it a few weeks time and then try some light weight like this.
  • Its certain moves that severely aggravate my...

    Its certain moves that severely aggravate my elbows. I guess genetically susceptible coupled with an old injury to my right elbow. I learned about 15 years ago that skull crushers basically...
  • Exercise suggestion in lieu of bent rows for madcow

    I'm running a 5x5 at the moment to try to get back my strength after a few years hiatus. I have never been much of a bent row person and just recently took it up due to it being a staple lift of the...
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    So I picked up the Sabo DL shoes. In the mail at...

    So I picked up the Sabo DL shoes. In the mail at the moment. 2-5mm sole thickness so it shouldn't elevate my heels too much. I enjoyed squating in wrestling shoes in the past but found that as I...
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    I just went the other way, thumbless grip was...

    I just went the other way, thumbless grip was severely aggravating my elbows. Went back to thumbs after I don't even know how many years and I had forgotten how much tighter I could get my back and...
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    Ok, been tooling around and have started looking...

    Ok, been tooling around and have started looking at the sabo dl shoes. Any feedback on these?
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    Barefoot vs. PL shoes

    Been squatting in first wrestling shoes and then transitioned to socks about 7 years back. The flat foot seems to allow me to sit back in my squat (low bar, wide stance). Gym member seem to always...
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    My chest isn't fairing much better. I have a...

    My chest isn't fairing much better. I have a strain that just won't go away. I actually quite benching back in 2011 or so and just picked back up. Same injury reared its ugly head again. Maybe its...
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    Squat form/pain questions

    Quick background. Lifted heavy up until Jan. 2013 then fell off and didn't lift serious again till last month. Think I was hitting 545 for doubles at the point when I quit. Back in again and boy has...
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    Probably catching negs for this one but I don't...

    Probably catching negs for this one but I don't think people who join the military deserve none stop praise and extra perks. Its a job like any other job. It actually pays extremely well if you look...
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    I don't believe there should be any laws against...

    I don't believe there should be any laws against drunk driving. Reckless driving should cover it. People react different to alcohol and have different degrees of tolerance. Someone who is at a .08...
  • I have some minor on the heads of my bicep. ...

    I have some minor on the heads of my bicep. Major ones in my groin/upper inside thights area from blowing up legs really quickly. These give me some issues now as they often hurt and cause me to...
  • LMAO, that is some funny **** right there.

    LMAO, that is some funny **** right there.
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