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  1. Thanks for all the responses guys. I was...

    Thanks for all the responses guys. I was squatting what was for me a heavy weight then a few weeks ago realized I haven't been coming anywhere close to parallel. Since then I took the weight way...
  2. Thanks Deeder, gonna keep me busy for a little...

    Thanks Deeder, gonna keep me busy for a little while reading through that.
  3. Advice on lifts for legs that isn't squats

    Basically my legs are weak and I feel my days for lifting with legs suck and would like some advice on how to improve this. I know squats are the one lift that without a doubt I absolutely need to...
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    Ok, I have to ask, what's the green thing on the...

    Ok, I have to ask, what's the green thing on the top piece?

    Deep fry anything and it gets better.
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    Personally I wouldn't trust hand held sensor type...

    Personally I wouldn't trust hand held sensor type devices to give you an accurate BF%. Have only used them once when a friend of mine was working as a trainer and we just used it for the hell of it...
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    Honest question, I don't see any rudeness there. ...

    Honest question, I don't see any rudeness there. Well when I first started lifting in high school I was a chest and arm monkey too, all I did were crunches, pushups, and curls with a bookbag filled...
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    I think that 2079 number from the first equation...

    I think that 2079 number from the first equation is how many colories your body burns just existing with absolutely no activity whatsoever. After multiplying by the activity rate should come up with...
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    Newbie squat and legs question

    So myself and a buddy of mine that's going to be my workout partner just started lifting again about two weeks ago, been about 2 years since I last lifted, 1 year since he's last lifted, and neither...
  9. Thread: Deadlift tips

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    Deadlift tips

    So I just tried them for the first time today and my lower back was a bit sore walking out of the gym. Was wondering if anyone could give me some tips on how to maintain proper form or if there's...
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    Yeah I figured the smith wasn't ideal for squats...

    Yeah I figured the smith wasn't ideal for squats but didn't know the details of why. Was worried about keeping the weights balanced and figured the smith would help with that. Don't think I'll use...
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    Thanks guys, I checked out Rippetoe's routine and...

    Thanks guys, I checked out Rippetoe's routine and it seems to be solid. Has a few lifts that I hadn't done much of before, squats (rarely trained my legs in the past, bad I know), and deadlifts...
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    Returning to lifting

    After around a year and a half break. Well not so much a break as becoming a lazy sob. So I could use some advice on how to get back into it the first few weeks. I've lost some muscle and gained...
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