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    When I'm in that phase of training, I cycle through 2-3 squat variations (usually less CNS-intensive ones like high bar, high bar paused, front squat, paused front squat, or squat from pins set at the bottom) and work up to a non-psyched max for the day. That's usually between 90-95% of a true max, based on general level of arousal and stimulant consumption. Most days I'd aim for a PR, but if a PR would require getting really pumped and grinding a near-max, I'd shut it down when I needed to and save it for another day.
    21 years old, 242 pounds
    current: 750 squat, 445 bench, 725 deadlift
    goals: Total 2000+ raw in the next 18 months

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    Thanks Invain! Still can't bench double bodyweight though
    21 years old, 242 pounds
    current: 750 squat, 445 bench, 725 deadlift
    goals: Total 2000+ raw in the next 18 months

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    Squat video from today; 515x2 (second paused): http://gregnuckols.wordpress.com/201...eo-from-today/
    Last edited by thatNUCKOLSkid; 09-17-2012 at 08:51 PM.
    21 years old, 242 pounds
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    goals: Total 2000+ raw in the next 18 months

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    Yes, you CAN get stronger while losing weight. Here's how and why: http://gregnuckols.wordpress.com/201...ting-stronger/
    21 years old, 242 pounds
    current: 750 squat, 445 bench, 725 deadlift
    goals: Total 2000+ raw in the next 18 months

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    Yes, you CAN get stronger while losing weight. Here's how and why: http://gregnuckols.wordpress.com/201...ting-stronger/
    21 years old, 242 pounds
    current: 750 squat, 445 bench, 725 deadlift
    goals: Total 2000+ raw in the next 18 months

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    My training from today, and an update on some RIDICULOUS lifting that happened this weekend (if you haven't heard): http://gregnuckols.wordpress.com/201...-this-weekend/

    (squatted 425 4x4 and pulled some light deadlifts up to 455)
    21 years old, 242 pounds
    current: 750 squat, 445 bench, 725 deadlift
    goals: Total 2000+ raw in the next 18 months

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    My training from today, and an update on some RIDICULOUS lifting that happened this weekend (if you have not heard): http://gregnuckols.wordpress.com/201...-this-weekend/

    (squatted 425 4x4 and pulled some light deadlifts up to 455)
    21 years old, 242 pounds
    current: 750 squat, 445 bench, 725 deadlift
    goals: Total 2000+ raw in the next 18 months

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    21 years old, 242 pounds
    current: 750 squat, 445 bench, 725 deadlift
    goals: Total 2000+ raw in the next 18 months

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