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    Well obviously the problem was her hips shot up...

    Well obviously the problem was her hips shot up first; Rippetoe must be rolling in his grave, oh, wait, he's not dead yet - proof lifting heavy stuff doesn't kill you: stupidity does...
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    If you're going to sprint then make it quality...

    If you're going to sprint then make it quality not necessarily quantity. Mix speed workouts with speed endurance i.e. 20-80 meter sprint with 3-5 minutes rest between reps for 300-800 meters total...
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    I'm getting mine done with a stopwatch to time...

    I'm getting mine done with a stopwatch to time the rest period. Pull and 5 rest two minutes for a total of 30 or so pulls. Decrease the rest by 5 or 10 seconds periodically over the course of a...
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    Calisthenics - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia...

    Calisthenics - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

    Do those; reps and sets are up to you. If you're so out of shape it's not funny start with the basics.
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    Set the pins at the right height and have no fear.

    Set the pins at the right height and have no fear.
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    A lot of good points raised in this conversation;...

    A lot of good points raised in this conversation; thank you for your answers. I'm know inhaling most anything will kill you including the polluted air we all breathe every day. I've quit a lot of...
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    I'm pretty sure Rip says it straight in the book;...

    I'm pretty sure Rip says it straight in the book; after you fail sets, reset and build back up and fail those sets again you've done what SS can do considering you've been sufficiently recovering...
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    It's been almost 3 weeks without a cig. My...

    It's been almost 3 weeks without a cig. My breathing is easier so that's a plus especially on my 20 minute runs; back down to 7 minute-ish miles. Soccer and sprint recovery time is also noticeably...
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    Neither one, or both, and don't forget 5/3/1;...

    Neither one, or both, and don't forget 5/3/1; which despite what anyone says who hasn't read the book can be a novice though geared to intermediate lifters program. Personally made great gains based...
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    Vapor

    So... I started smoking around 14 and i'm now soon to be 36. Never really quit; cut down over the years a lot, but I still like my occasional smoke usually after a good soccer game; well honestly...
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    Heck, sprint everyday. Bring a friend to the...

    Heck, sprint everyday. Bring a friend to the track and time your 200m. Look up Clyde Hart - Scale accordingly.
  12. Google Clyde Hart 400 meter workout USATF....

    Google Clyde Hart 400 meter workout USATF. Workout times are based on a 46 second 400 meter - scale accordingly. And anyone that says you should be shaking at the end of a sprint and unable to repeat...
  13. Thread: 24% Bodyfat

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    Age 35 Sex Male Height 5'11" Neck 17 in Waist...

    Age 35
    Sex Male
    Height 5'11"
    Neck 17 in
    Waist 30 in
    Weight 175 lb

    Gives me 3% on the calculator. Comparing my own body to the image above, I'd have to say I'm in the 12-20% range. So it's odd...
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    "My argument is that to me it has too many flaws,...

    "My argument is that to me it has too many flaws, many of which could/will cause injury sooner or later." - This is true of any athletic endeavor. n=1: with coaching, not a "trainer" but a coach;...
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    Muscling up a power clean is a reverse curl and...

    Muscling up a power clean is a reverse curl and running 5/3/1 on the plus days might be an injury waiting to happen; I'm not a form purest but if you want to move the most weight when it matters do...
  16. While I agree with you in a general way I would...

    While I agree with you in a general way I would disagree in point: as a former 400 meter sprinter I wouldn't feel like dropping until after 300 meters. Flat sprint to 300 doable... and then real pain...
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    it's just Rhabdo the Clown; work through it...:p

    it's just Rhabdo the Clown; work through it...:p
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    Today was 8 minutes; 100 push-ups followed by 100...

    Today was 8 minutes; 100 push-ups followed by 100 kettlebell swings.
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    Since you're posting in the the Athlete forum and...

    Since you're posting in the the Athlete forum and talking about participating in 2 hour endurance events and switching to/supplementing with moving heavy weights and if you don't have Celiac or...
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    All of the above; foam roll (i use a 4" pvc...

    All of the above; foam roll (i use a 4" pvc pipe), stretch, don't stretch, cold bath, cool shower, heat, lower weight higher volume, bodyweight movements, yoga, a good glass of wine after a hard day,...
  21. Also look for old tires. Once you find a good...

    Also look for old tires. Once you find a good sized one go to home depot and but some eye-bolts, washers, nuts and a cheap but long tie down or rope. Combine with sand bag and you have a weighted...
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    Second Starting Strength; however, the brief...

    Second Starting Strength; however, the brief programming and "diet plan" in the book while written for high school age kids it is written for high school age boys. Practical Programming includes...
  23. Thread: Gym fails!

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    [QUOTE=Greensprout;980727]I saw a guy recently in...

    [QUOTE=Greensprout;980727]I saw a guy recently in the squat rack, squatting 225 while standing on an inverted bosu (round side down).

    225 squatting to depth? Just saying mad props to that...
  24. You started with the bar and have been doing the...

    You started with the bar and have been doing the program for a week? Did you really expect to see massive gains squatting really light weight for 5 sets across? Buy Starting Strength and Practical...
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    Sore: you feel like you can do the same workout...

    Sore: you feel like you can do the same workout again; probably shouldn't and instead do a version with lighter weight, less intense, don't go after the ball quite as hard, and then recover.
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