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    I will have to try this on my heavier Roundheads....

    I will have to try this on my heavier Roundheads. I have some bent 65 and 75s that need to be straightened. They are too heavy to use the technique I described above.
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    Some advocate using a press to push the handle...

    Some advocate using a press to push the handle into place. I don't have a press and have had little luck pushing or pounding on the handle to straighten DBs.

    But I have straightened 55 and less...
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    micro workouts

    I believe what you are doing are micro-workouts.

    As for the results, it depends on your goals. Doing a set every hour or two will not be the same as doing a full workout all at once. But doing a...
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    Embedded pic for you. Great deal. And they...

    Embedded pic for you.

    Great deal. And they look in great shape.
  • Yes, you can start bodybuilding at age 39. But...

    Yes, you can start bodybuilding at age 39.

    But it is not realistic to think that you can come close to the same growth rate of a 17 year old when you are 37. For starters, a 17 year old is still...
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    If you wish your lifts to be included in the...

    If you wish your lifts to be included in the total, please show your weights added to a running total. Everybody does their own math.



    1,805,221 + 7,650 = 1,812,871
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    Another high volume day. I started GVT a couple...

    Another high volume day. I started GVT a couple weeks ago and I am finally getting the weight dialed in. 10x10 @ 65 supersetted with pulldowns and a 60 second rest.

    + 6500 = 1,787,809
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    I just saw this article and thought of this...

    I just saw this article and thought of this thread:
    https://startingstrength.com/training/going-too-deep-in-the-squat

    Rippetoe advocates for squatting to legal depth, not ATG.

    I do bodyweight...
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    That is deep. But I see signs of butt wink. Your...

    That is deep. But I see signs of butt wink. Your lower back rounds at the bottom. I suggest being conscious of your pelvis position and work on ensuring no unintentional butt winks.
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    Another high volume day: + 5,500 = 1,758,080

    Another high volume day:

    + 5,500 = 1,758,080
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    I have a home gym. No masks required. :D Once...

    I have a home gym. No masks required. :D

    Once the initial investment is made, it is great. I miss the variety of equipment at the gym, although I have a rack, stack-loaded pulldown, 45 back bench,...
  • I think there are other factors besides age that...

    I think there are other factors besides age that determines optimum volume. A lot depends on your goals and your determination.

    My goal is to die at an old age looking good and being strong as...
  • As Eternalstuden79 said, no easy answer. I...

    As Eternalstuden79 said, no easy answer.

    I suggest a whole body program using bodyweight exercises. BW exercises will get you fit. They will also help identify weak body parts or those body parts...
  • Sticky: 24 inches working space is fine unless you have...

    24 inches working space is fine unless you have lousy form.

    I have an old commercial York rack with 26" inside. I have a permanently mounted monolift for benching. I also have short pins on the...
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    High volume day for me: 1,720,589 + 4,450 =...

    High volume day for me:

    1,720,589 + 4,450 = 1,725,039
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    2,200 + 1,660,784 = 1,662,984

    2,200 + 1,660,784 = 1,662,984
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    Sticky: I progressed from a home-built pulley system, to...

    I progressed from a home-built pulley system, to a home gym, to a Body Solid plate loaded pull down, to a Body Solid Pro stack pull down/seated row.

    The home-made system sucked. The pulley action...
  • Your body is telling you something. Putting a...

    Your body is telling you something. Putting a bandaid (copper gloves) is not addressing the root cause.

    You just joined a gym and are doing heavy weights. Have you been lifting before this? What...
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    My morning routine, separate from my lifting...

    My morning routine, separate from my lifting workouts, is to do a few sets of bodyweight squats and pushups. I alternate sets of about 30 to 50 BW squats with 20-30 pushups with a minimal break...
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    Sissy squats. They are killer. If they are too...

    Sissy squats. They are killer. If they are too easy, hold some weight with your free hand.

    https://fitnessvolt.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/02/Sissy-squats-696x392.jpg
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