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    snap! I got one across my hip as well from doing...

    snap! I got one across my hip as well from doing one legged weighted glute bridges yesterday. I look like I've been bashed. watching the video too I was eek! I was doing front squats to practise...
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    just tried on my bar at home and that works. way...

    just tried on my bar at home and that works. way easier than the bicep curl grip with elbows down.
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    I can power clean. I was probably doing less...

    I can power clean. I was probably doing less resting of the bar and more holding. Possibly looking at images for front squat on google what I was doing wrong was having my elbows down by my sides so...
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    synchronicity! I was coming here to ask about...

    synchronicity! I was coming here to ask about front squats as we did some yesterday instead of back squats. I don't feel comfortable with my hands in an overhand grip so I was using the same grip as...
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    best advice ever. you can do momentary hacks and...

    best advice ever. you can do momentary hacks and the odd rampage. but you need to be able to live it for the long haul. I may actually still eat lower carb than the average bread and cereal eating...
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    still in denial about xmas here. still training...

    still in denial about xmas here. still training hard and weightlifting. still not low carb and mysteriously my weight has stabilised and my muscle definition has gotten better. my takeaways from...
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    finally made it back to the gym in between...

    finally made it back to the gym in between official training. I did 5 sets of 3 deadlifts @ 80kgs. I can see how it would work but I probably could have done quite a few more sets of 3 at that...
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    I am sure I read a study years ago that tested...

    I am sure I read a study years ago that tested people doing half an hour or 3 sets of 10 mins exercise daily. and it wasn't high intensity. they found it had the same benefit. what I don't know is...
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    i like the muscle definition but from a practical...

    i like the muscle definition but from a practical pov, you have that much size, it is hard to get clothes that fit properly. so i am happy with the muscle definition but not being big for that reason...
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    LOL I know I wont get big. I was more saying in...

    LOL I know I wont get big. I was more saying in reply to OS saying you have to get size with strength that if that was the case, I would not be going for it. I am not genetically predisposed to being...
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    I need the hide under the chair smiley! I dont...

    I need the hide under the chair smiley! I dont want to get size so I may be limited in the strength dept. but then if you look at those little under 60kg Olympic weight lifters, they certainly aren't...
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    the thing I wanted to avoid was messy form on the...

    the thing I wanted to avoid was messy form on the last 1 or 2 reps. which was why I figured 5 sets of 3 or 3 x 3. I don't really rest for much time between sets. just have a swig of water, walk...
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    I am ftr still trying to avoid hypertrophy LOL I...

    I am ftr still trying to avoid hypertrophy LOL I just want to get better at lifting a bigger weight. My baseline I can do higher reps in is going up so I guess that is what I am working on to make my...
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    I was feeling 5 sets of 3 would be better than 3...

    I was feeling 5 sets of 3 would be better than 3 sets of 5. I notice that on rep 4 my grip starts to get looser and I get more of a sway on lifting the bar. so I will try 3 reps and see how I go. LOL...
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    3 x3 or 3x5 for rep range for strength

    i have been doing an extra day at the gym doing dead lifts. I am right now doing 3 sets of 5 and adding 2.kgs per week. Is it better to do 3 sets of 3 or even 5 sets of 3 instead? When I studied...
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    is intensions how you focus on the muscle used...

    is intensions how you focus on the muscle used and thus sometimes have to use less weight so the correct muscle does the movement?
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    this. just train and enjoy it. I do low rep...

    this. just train and enjoy it. I do low rep ranges and high rep ranges and everything in between as my personal trainer trains all the local figure athletes. I haven't gotten bigger at all. Way more...
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    yes thankyou. that is an interesting read. I do...

    yes thankyou. that is an interesting read. I do do a lot of the main barbell lifts in with my other training. so I do deads and back squat. I do dumbbell bench not barbell and currently do dumbbell...
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    Note I do have gym brain still from this morning...

    Note I do have gym brain still from this morning if I am not making sense lol
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    I guess everyone I have seen irl in gyms who...

    I guess everyone I have seen irl in gyms who focuses on strength powerlifts which is why I associate SS with powerlifting which is me getting it wrong obviously. The body builders and figure athletes...
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    that is pretty much an average of 3hrs per week....

    that is pretty much an average of 3hrs per week. I was more asking as I wondered how much control they exert over their chosen peeps. When I went to the gym last Monday evening. Just briefly to do 3...
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    Do you have to totally follow what Riptoe says or...

    Do you have to totally follow what Riptoe says or can you branch out on your own and do your own thing in that sorta methodology?
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    Congrats Rich that is so awesome!

    Congrats Rich that is so awesome!
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    I have always seen the full ROM as the full ROM...

    I have always seen the full ROM as the full ROM of the movement. We do sometimes do partials. eg hammer curls. 10 x top half of the movement, 10 x the bottom half of the movement, followed by 10 of...
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    I found kneeling squats really helped all sorts....

    I found kneeling squats really helped all sorts. I am taking a short break from them but I will get back into them next time I change what I am doing in 6 weeks. Currently I have just started doing...
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