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    Some people get sore elbows if they do too many...

    Some people get sore elbows if they do too many of them, particularly if they go extremely heavy. Less common is injuries of the shoulder, ie impingement. I recommend avoiding a super wide grip for...
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    Re: toe angle. That is something I forgot to...

    Re: toe angle. That is something I forgot to mention. When I do wide stance squats, I have to get my toes way out like a duck otherwise the movement feels incredibly awkward

    With a closer stance,...
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    Wide stance squats for longevity

    I don’t remember where exactly, but I have read from numerous sources recently that wide stance squats are better from a longevity perspective, particularly in regards to knee health.

    The idea...
  • This. Vertical pulls tend to be better for lats...

    This. Vertical pulls tend to be better for lats on a set-by-set basis but don’t hit the upper back muscles as hard
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    You really don’t need to go heavy on db rows to...

    You really don’t need to go heavy on db rows to get the most out of them. 10-15 reps with solid contractions and no swinging will do more for your lats than trying to start a lawnmower while having...
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    Nope. They’re not. In fact, no one exercise is...

    Nope. They’re not.

    In fact, no one exercise is “necessary”. I fell into this trap myself, thinking the squat, bench and dead are the holy grail of lifting and you must kneel and drink from the cup...
  • Really? It’s a pretty common term in the strength...

    Really? It’s a pretty common term in the strength and conditioning world.

    It’s basically “pre overtraining”. A shorter term, less severe form. It can be a precursor to true overtraining.
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    We share a similar opinion. Re: the bold. The...

    We share a similar opinion.

    Re: the bold. The bicep tear thing is why I stopped using mixed grip a while ago. It’s supposed to be uncommon for natural lifters, but it would be such a nightmare if...
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    This Deadlift article I found

    https://nattyornot.com/why-deadlifting-with-a-mixed-grip-straps-or-a-hook-grip-is-for-egomaniacs-and-cheaters-never-do-it/

    Interesting theory but it doesn’t make sense to me. The posterior chain...
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    Depends on the person Some people can’t even...

    Depends on the person

    Some people can’t even do dips
  • Gain weight (srs) That’s literally the secret...

    Gain weight (srs)

    That’s literally the secret to getting stronger
  • 300-500 calories above TDEE (use an online...

    300-500 calories above TDEE (use an online calculator)

    ~0.8g protein per lb of bodyweight. For example, a 100lbs person should aim for 80g protein a day.

    - Resistance training in a balanced...
  • It’s fukking retarded hope this helps

    It’s fukking retarded

    hope this helps
  • Just please for the love of god don’t start doing...

    Just please for the love of god don’t start doing partial bench pressesFrom a deadstop on the chest, always.
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    Most of your rear delt development is going to...

    Most of your rear delt development is going to come from rows. Then you can finish them off with facepulls and/or rear delt flys if you want
  • Brb deadlifting like this from now on ...

    Brb deadlifting like this from now on

    RIhAlmHA2ZA
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    Poll: I’m just about to enter a block where I only do...

    I’m just about to enter a block where I only do ATG pause squats. I’ll let you know how it goes.

    Also, AFAIK squatting ATG doesn’t recruit any more posterior chain than a parallel squat. That only...
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    This is pretty much my line of thinking as well....

    This is pretty much my line of thinking as well. Heavy squats, deads, chins and OHP definitely builds a solid foundation
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    Do you train abs?

    I’ve always been on and off with direct ab work. Wondering if it’s really that beneficial for strength and hypertrophy.

    There’s plenty of jacked guys who do little or no ab work. I remember a...
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    I know it's already been said ITT, but just to...

    I know it's already been said ITT, but just to clarify: upright rows are a shoulder/trap exercise, not a back exercise.

    Are you maybe thinking of bent over rows?
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