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    Practical Gains

    do you guys ever take time to notice how much real world strength is gained from lifting? i have noticed a considerable amound, but would doing things like sandbag carries and other strongman style training enhance this by much more, or just a little?

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    I would say yes, however many people are adamant about not doing too much volume and therefore it might bother them.

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    i want to try pulling a car.. =) that would be nice...

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    I've found that doing deadlifts makes heavy objects feel lighter and much easier to carry and handle. That is probably the most noticeable real-world beneficial exercise that I do.
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    Age: 22 Height: 5'-8" Weight: 175 (6-10-07)
    BF: 13.2% (6-10-07 w/ calipers)

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    Bench: 300x1 (9-22-06)
    Squat: 285x4
    Deadlift: 225x10

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    Weight: 180 BF: 8% Bench: 315x1

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