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Thread: Madcow 5x5 intermediate (havent seen this asked before)

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    Wannabebig New Member
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    Madcow 5x5 intermediate (havent seen this asked before)

    Does it reach a point when this program is inneffective? Especially for someone who isnt a true beginner? if i were to run it do you think id see gains? I am not a beginner but i am not advanced either. I have been training for 2-2.5 years. My numbers are 440/300/515

    thanks

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    Everything works, but nothing works forever. You will probably have some time before this program stops working for you.
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    With all the variables that differ from individual to individual, its really impossible to give you a definite yes or no answer. Try it for maybe a 4 or 5 week cycle, and go for new 5RM PRs during that cycle. I think it will be clear then whether or not it works.

    If it were me, I'd just go straight to the advanced routine with the periodized cycles.

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