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    I could probaby rig up something like that, at...

    I could probaby rig up something like that, at least then I could just go to failure....

    thanks not a bad idea
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    I don't know....that's how I've done it forever....

    I don't know....that's how I've done it forever.

    I haven't really changed my workouts since 98....

    Since I workout at home now, the only new thing I've gotten into is all the different...
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    Beneficial if I'm doing 2 or 7, with a 30sec-1...

    Beneficial if I'm doing 2 or 7, with a 30sec-1 minute water break in between.

    I do the old pyramid thing (that's what I learned it to be)

    135 x 10
    155 x 8
    185 x 6
    205 x 4 (or sometimes just...
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    I was 5'11" and 3/4 inches...so almost 6'. I was...

    I was 5'11" and 3/4 inches...so almost 6'. I was 222 when I got married, I didn't look really big, certainly not anything like what anyone would consider a meathead. I was in school at the time so...
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    I think you are misunderstanding something, I...

    I think you are misunderstanding something, I don't have a spotter, hence the 1 rep sets.
    I haven't tried 235 yet as I've just got back to 225 this past month.

    I just want to know if the 1 rep...
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    I don't have big enough dumbbells to do that. ...

    I don't have big enough dumbbells to do that.

    in the old days, I sometimes (stupidly) used to have girls spot me every once in a while thinking I would only need "a little" help....and looking up...
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    The 1 rep is fine, I do the smaller amounts just...

    The 1 rep is fine, I do the smaller amounts just to see how I'm feeling, if I'm really tired and struggle with 210 I don't bother with 225.

    On some days I don't doubt that I could do 225 3 times,...
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    working out alone....single rep set question

    I let my gym membership lapse long ago after the 2nd child came along. I bought a bench and some other stuff and put it in my basement.
    I slowly have been getting back up near my pre-marriage max...
  9. I don't need to jack my traps up any more than I...

    I don't need to jack my traps up any more than I have, that's not the problem. I am happy to hear that's a good alternative though, but I can also do most of the other ones taking the weight off my...
  10. my back muscles are fine.... I have a bulging...

    my back muscles are fine....

    I have a bulging disc at T1 and T2...so I can't lay the bar on my back.

    That's why I could do leg presses, no bar on either of those
  11. I'm obviously way out of circulation, I don't...

    I'm obviously way out of circulation, I don't know what half of those things are......
  12. cannot do back squats...are front squats my only other option?

    About the time my wife was pregnant with our second I let my gym membership lapse....I primarily did leg presses on the sled for legs.

    Anyway, I've went out and bought bench that has a leg curl...
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