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  • OHP, worrying about triceps injury *unloading* weight

    Hi all, I'm not a strong person at all (in fact never strayed into this section before) but I figure since this section covers strongman there should be a bunch of you with a good press who can...
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    I'd suggest a simpler approach. Keep everything...

    I'd suggest a simpler approach. Keep everything roughly the same but try to reduce calories by 300 a day. It won't be fun :(
  • It sounds like you have a bigger problem than...

    It sounds like you have a bigger problem than workout choice.
    Phrak's variant of Greyskull LP (Google it) is possibly the most minimal workout that exists, combined with some kind of sports...
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    Cortisol is invaluable, your body needs it, it...

    Cortisol is invaluable, your body needs it, it reduces inflammation (the drug prednisolone for example is, give or take a bit, synthetic cortisol). Don't think of it as "bad", it has it's place in...
  • That's his intention, although normally...

    That's his intention, although normally recommended for use on a single lift (at most 2) within an existing structured weights program
    If you are interested in that you should consider reading his...
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    Obviously... It's the opposite of a hard gainer,...

    Obviously... It's the opposite of a hard gainer, i.e. someone who can accidentally gain muscle without wanting it. OP needs to look for a zero day a week program such as Jim Wendler's IADJS protocol...
  • No, No, No! Ignore the bad advice about asking a...

    No, No, No!
    Ignore the bad advice about asking a doctor, nurse or qualified professional. That makes life so boring. Far more interesting to ask medical advice from unqualified strangers on an...
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    Barbell strict OHP +8,015 =475,263

    Barbell strict OHP
    +8,015 =475,263
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    You must spread some Reputation around before...

    You must spread some Reputation around before giving it to jademonkey again

    FANTASTIC! Liking the look you give the bar after you put it down, it's like you can't believe it :)

    Have you told...
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    Sounds like you should do moooaaarrr legs work...

    Sounds like you should do moooaaarrr legs work not less.

    If once a week isn't working for you maybe you should try barbell squats 3 times a week

    How about you run Stronglifts 5*5 for a while...
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    Ha ha, my fault! The start, I completely misread...

    Ha ha, my fault!
    The start, I completely misread it like you'd said "is a training system for beginners" and I was thinking maybe after they had run something like Stronglifts (which I know you...
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    Nope, I'm here to add my usual poorly written...

    Nope, I'm here to add my usual poorly written comments. And as someone who is a "hard gainer" (although now I prefer to say "slow gainer") I'm definitely reading with interest

    I agree with all...
  • You can make more progress in an area where you...

    You can make more progress in an area where you are currently less adapted.

    If you've already thoroughly trained your very low rep range, you should already have thorough neuromuscular adaptions...
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    You seem seriously obsessed with an event from...

    You seem seriously obsessed with an event from 1984. You weren't the guy from McDonald's who refused them service were you?
  • So you're not very far off Frank Zane in the...

    So you're not very far off Frank Zane in the off-season but you want to be more Arnold Schwarzenegger at show. You've only managed to put on 17Kg (mostly muscle at 12%) in the last year. Only perhaps...
  • When someone is really struggling with heavy, how...

    When someone is really struggling with heavy, how long do you expect a workout to take?

    Don't you like pull-ups? (or similar movement)

    Not sure it's "revolutionary" or replaces the workouts you...
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    You say don't feel them growing, but did they get...

    You say don't feel them growing, but did they get bigger and stronger?

    If Yes... Stop worrying
    If No... watch this

    -rh3MHnRI_I
  • All this time I'd been doing 9.5 sets and going...

    All this time I'd been doing 9.5 sets and going nowhere. Why oh why did nobody tell me this before, those wasted years I can never get back!

    There, fed the roll bread.
    OP can sleep happy now
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    Perfectly acceptable within this thread's rules

    Perfectly acceptable within this thread's rules
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    Barbell strict OHP, was supposed to have been a...

    Barbell strict OHP, was supposed to have been a bigger "A" one, I was just too tired, so did a small "B" one instead
    20*10, 30*10, 40*10, 50*7, 62.5*1, 61*1 (I'd carried some fractional plates so...
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