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    Body by 4th Meal Big o Boy's Avatar
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    Crain Suits

    Anyone ever trained with them? Heard of them?

    How do they compare to others - Titan, Inzer, Metal...
    Weight: 194.0 lbs.Height: 5' 11"
    Raw PR's 425/340/534
    Goals for '10:
    Put on size and git Strong(er)
    Raw Goals: 450 Squat, 365 Bench, 570 Deadlift

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    Breaker of Skulls Guido's Avatar
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    40N 88W
    I've never even heard of them. Are they a new brand?
    5'9" 195 lbs
    DL 600x1
    SQ 490x1 (raw)
    BP 430x1 (shirted), 320x1 (raw)
    SN 209x1 C+J 250x1

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    "Most people don't want to learn new things. They only want to hear about things that validate crap they're already doing." - Mike Boyle

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    Senior Member Sensei's Avatar
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    Crain (as in Rickey Dale Crain - famous PLer) suits and shirts sell pretty well in Japan. I've heard good things from some Japanese guys who use and swear by them.

    I've never tried them myself and I can't imagine they'd be better than Inzer or Titan, but who knows?
    A child does not learn to squat from the top down. In other words, he does not suddenly make a conscious decision one day to squat. Actually, he is squatting one day and make the conscious decision to stand. Squatting precedes standing in the developmental sequence. This is the way a child's brain learns to use the body as the child develops movement patterns. Therefore, a child is probably crawling, rocks back into a squatting position with the back completely relaxed and the hips completely flexed, and stands when he has enough hip strength. This approach makes a lot of sense and can be applied to relearning the deep squat movement if it is lost. -Gray Cook
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  4. #4 waynedang's Avatar
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    I have an old Crain DL suit. It is an ok DL suit. I can get a few pounds out of it.
    pain is inevitable suffering is optional

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    Senior Member Future's Avatar
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    w/ Tami
    His gear is actually pretty good. His bench shirt for a long time was really ahead of its time. Plus he is just a legend and knows his stuff.

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