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    How do you train?

    Just looking for some new Ideas for my training. I've done 5/3/1, Cube, and westside. What routine do you guys base your training off of?

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    What are you training for? How long have you been training and how long did you run each program?
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    Is your current routine not working any longer?
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    I'm training for a meet in March. Been training for about 6 years. I ran westside for a year with my old training partner. 5/3/1 I ran for one cycle got hurt after a meet. I've done 2 cycles of cube. I like the cube but my bench has stalled. Squat and deadlift have gone up almost 50 pounds each. I was trying to get some ideas about things I could do to help my bench out.

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    If you are this close to a meet, completely switching programs would probably only have negative effects.

    why not post up a video of your bench and see what we can do?


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    Thanks for the input travis. I will try and get a video up if I'm ever around somebody with some sense lol.

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    I'm with Travis, post up a form check and let him take a look at it, he's one of the strongest guys around for sure. On the cube, what accessories were you using to help bring up weak parts and increase the bench?
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    I highly recommend switching to Sheiko right now!





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    Vinny yea that sounds like a perfect routine to get me ready haha. I was doing pullups, shoulder press, and DB bench mainly. I do tricep work but for my raw strength I have trouble coming off my chest. About 2 inches of my chest I stall when I get to 365 at a commercial gym.

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    Did the speed work help when you were doing westside? I just made a return to speed work this year and my low end has come up a bit.
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    If you've made 50lb gains to your squat and deadlift, then I would stick to the cube. Just try and figure out why your bench isn't moving and make the changes.
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