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    SS/WWB no good?

    Hey,
    It's been a while since I've been on the site. Last time I was here, SS and WWB.1-3 where all highly regarded and any noobie was pointed that way. Now it seems like they're strongly...
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    Hi all, Thanks for the replies. With...

    Hi all,

    Thanks for the replies.

    With respect to the cardio, I exercise for the activities I do, which in the summer is mountaineering, alpine climbing and fast/hard hikes, in the winter I ski...
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    How important is exercise specific warm-up?

    I typically do an hour of cardio prior to wrights (not ideal but works for me) then I go through a pretty extensive warm-up with weights. To be honest I feel pretty warm after the cardio and am...
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    Activating Glutes and Hams while squating

    Hi all,
    When I first started doing squats my knees were collapsing inwards. To fix it, I started doing all sorts of exercies to keep my knees out, which have helped a ton with lighter weights and...
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    is it pain, soreness or muscle fatigue? I'm not...

    is it pain, soreness or muscle fatigue? I'm not saying in anyway that nothing is wrong, pain is a very bad thing, but when I first started to do heavy (for me) squats my back feels "odd" after. I...
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    Wannabe not so big - programs

    Hi guys,

    So my lifting partner is starting to fade on SS, his lifting is secondary to other activites, namely skiing, He's struggling with the rest days, feels like the weights are starting to...
  7. ok - Some clairty on the "you must either bulk or cut" view

    I keep seeing here that when training you have to either bulk or cut, doing both at the same time is very difficult etc....

    No doubt this is true once you have a good base and are a generally fit...
  8. Thread: Squat Stance

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    I find that I get better depth and form with a...

    I find that I get better depth and form with a wider stance (and my knees track over my toes better). I've been told closer is "better", but this works for me and "feels" safer, aka I can keep my...
  9. Chris?

    Given my goals above, do you have any suggestions for a tweak? What is it about SS you don't like? interested to hear your take on it.

    Cheers
  10. Yeah I'm eatting at a deficit, seem to be losing...

    Yeah I'm eatting at a deficit, seem to be losing weight, though I can't raise my lifts as much as I should while I'm cutting, but it works for me.
  11. Chris, My goal is just basic fitness, and...

    Chris,

    My goal is just basic fitness, and probably a touch of vantiy. Right now I'm sliming down to get rid of a bit of extra gut, in addition to the lifting I round it out with skiing, hiking,...
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    I have the same problem (broke my kneecap when I...

    I have the same problem (broke my kneecap when I was 16 and the one leg is not noticably shorter than the other). It can be a real issue and your friend should see a doctor sooner rather than later....
  13. Modified SS (Practical Programing) - What do you think

    So I've been doing a type of SS, called practical programing, for a while now and I really like it. Over time I've adjusted some things to suit my body and just wanted to see if anyone sees any magor...
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    I swam for years and really enjoyed it, it was...

    I swam for years and really enjoyed it, it was for me the only cardio that contributed positively to my goal of muscle building (ie, my shoulders and tricepts got bigger). Check out the attached, I...
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    Goodmornings and tight hams

    When I try to get parallel with the floor doing good moring tightness in my hams prevents me from getting the full range of motion. To compensate I find myself bending my knees more and pushing my...
  16. If you're doing them correctly, you'll probably...

    If you're doing them correctly, you'll probably get enough abs from your Squats and RDLs on day 2 that you could move your isolation ab work to a different day.
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    Just my two cents on this. And I appolgize now...

    Just my two cents on this. And I appolgize now for the references fictional/hollywood people, but I think its the easiest way for people to recognise the body types I'm describing.

    When "they"...
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    Complexes and SS

    Hey all,

    I'm doing a variant of SS, right now I'm on a cut and I've added a bunch of cardio on my off days. If I do complexes for that cardio, is it going to mess with my recovery from the work...
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    So I don't do extra ab work, cause I feel pretty...

    So I don't do extra ab work, cause I feel pretty worked after my routine (similar to SS, but with front squats). And I've got a layer of fat that I've got to get rid of before I see any abs (in the...
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    where/ when to add dips?

    Hi, right now I'm doing the workout below, I'd like to add dips to it. Where is the best place to add them?

    3x5 Front Squat
    3x5 Bench Press / Press (Alternating)
    Chin-ups

    3x5 Front Squat ...
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