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Thread: WBB1 and deadlift

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    Wannabebig Member Axatem's Avatar
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    WBB1 and deadlift

    So WBB1 has deadlift (and squat) at 2 sets of 6-8. More often than not, though, I see recommendations for much shorter heavy sets since form tends to degrade over a long set. I know that the best thing to do is to try something different and see if it works, so last week I moved deads to 3x5 but went heavier than I did the week before.

    I liked the lift more with the shorter sets, and I'm thinking I may do something similar for squat.

    I'd like to vary the routine some, so I'm thinking of using some weeks for form/endurance and doing 3x5 or 5x5 with lighter weights and then having other weeks go for more of a heavy singles/doubles. Think it'll work?
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    SFW! drew's Avatar
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    Sounds alright. Give it a try and see if it works for you.

    Stats: Age: 34 Weight: 205 Height: 5'6"
    Gym PRs: Squat:635 Bench:560 Deadlift:495
    Meet PRs: Squat:575 Bench:525 Deadlift:510 Total: 1605@220

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    Senior Member Eszekial's Avatar
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    If it helps you stay more intense and make progress, by all means....
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    Height: 6'1
    Weight: 200
    Body Fat: 12%
    Bench: 265x3
    ATFSquat: 315x3
    Dead: 275x3

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    Getting un-streamlined Progress's Avatar
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    The first changes I made to WBB1, a routine I did for more than a year, was alter the big three's set/rep scheme. I say go for it!


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