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    How long? The history of ever. I've never seen...

    How long? The history of ever.

    I've never seen a photo of any old time strong man doing a back squat. They lifted heavy things from the floor to overhead any way they could and they were far...
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    The whole problem with this Danny Roddy stuff is...

    The whole problem with this Danny Roddy stuff is that it is hard to measure. Especially compared to CICO. CICO is tidy but hormones are subjective. In my opinion CICO is not the answer. I've spent...
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    I've spent years as a ships captain always doing...

    I've spent years as a ships captain always doing night cruising and my number one stay awake tip is dark chocolate coated expresso coffee beans.

    Starbucks does them in Europe but some specialist...
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    Thanks for the patronising reply. Let me...

    Thanks for the patronising reply.

    Let me re-phrase, isn't the trap bar DL less technical and don't many people who have issues from old injuries or who lack the technical knowledge to correctly...
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    how about trap bar DL's? Aren't they meant to be...

    how about trap bar DL's? Aren't they meant to be among the safest variety.
  6. I live in Thailand 6 months year and have a house...

    I live in Thailand 6 months year and have a house there so I'm reasonably familiar with the food on offer. Honestly i would eat pretty much anything, except the fluorescent Thai deserts they seem to...
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    I thought one of the major applications for...

    I thought one of the major applications for BCAA's was to allow you take them pre-workout and remain in a fasted state as per Leangains recommendations. If you take them post workout in a mix...
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    I would take a serious look at Convict...

    I would take a serious look at Convict Conditioning. It's whole philosophy is about slowly and steadily improving at a rate that is sustainable well into old age, not just into middle age, while...
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    Definitely, diamond push ups force the arm...

    Definitely, diamond push ups force the arm muscles to do a lot more pushing work than regular push ups due to the more acute elbow angle in the bottom position. Anatomically they are safer for the...
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    I would totally agree with this. I've been...

    I would totally agree with this. I've been working in Italy for the last 2 months and the diet here is totally carb based- bread, pizza, pasta with every meal. Now the average person is probably not...
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    I'd be a bit careful with them. if you are not...

    I'd be a bit careful with them. if you are not feeling a good Lat activation you have probably lost shoulder pack, that's also why your numbers are significantly lower. Wide grip will also make it...
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    I'm not sure what the calorie counters call...

    I'm not sure what the calorie counters call moderate activity but if you followed PBF guidelines for walking and sprinting and used CC as LHT you should be OK. As far as CC goes Vol1 is a strength...
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    Have you checked out the CC Super FAQ? It can...

    Have you checked out the CC Super FAQ? It can answer several if your questions. Just Google it, it's a free article by Paul Wade with lots of good info.

    Come back with any questions you still have...
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    Good luck Rob, another bonus from starting at the...

    Good luck Rob, another bonus from starting at the bottom is mentally it is much easier. When I was learning and starting from the top I was always having different key thoughts- sit back, keep shin...
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    Can you hold the bottom position of a pistol...

    Can you hold the bottom position of a pistol comfortably?

    A lot of people start trying to learn pistols without being able to sit on the pocket properly. Sit on the ground with both legs...
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    Have you tried any yoga training. Although I...

    Have you tried any yoga training. Although I don't consider it as a replacement for resistance training it is an excellent way to redress any imbalances you may have. There are better ways to get...
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    If you can do a full bodyweight squat on two legs...

    If you can do a full bodyweight squat on two legs then why do you think you lack flexibility to complete a pistol. If anything a pistol requires slightly less flexibility as the front leg provides...
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    Things like doubling up seem great at the...

    Things like doubling up seem great at the beginning of this program but the amount of work you put through the shoulders and elbows can really add up after a couple of months, you already have...
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    Bear in mind that the higher steps will give you...

    Bear in mind that the higher steps will give you a much better return per rep I.e. with a wall push up you are probably resisting less than 10% of you BW, with your close push up its closer to 40-50%...
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    Ross Enamaits stuff is good but really is a...

    Ross Enamaits stuff is good but really is a metcon program for fighters, you won't build much mass with it.

    In CC the emphasis is on both strength and size, in prison I would imagine that size...
  21. I'm positive you are right but remember 3 things...

    I'm positive you are right but remember 3 things
    1. All Groks food had to be found, kill and carried home, which takes a lot of energy so if he found a tree full of apples he could only take what he...
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    I'm positive you are right but remember 3 things
    1. All Groks food had to be found, kill and carried home, which takes a lot of energy so if he found a tree full of apples he could only take what he...
  23. Hi Snookman, I'm also 6'1", my regular weight...

    Hi Snookman,

    I'm also 6'1", my regular weight is around 80kg (+/- 175lbs). I have no idea of my BF, I have abs but I'm certainly not shredded. Even when trained super hard for rugby and ate like a...
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    Check out the book "The Smarter Science of Slim",...

    Check out the book "The Smarter Science of Slim", it's author Jonathan Bailor has done several guest posts here for Mark.

    In it JB lays out a theory (backed by a lot of independent scientific...
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    It sounds like you are on the right path, by all...

    It sounds like you are on the right path, by all means maintain the hips at a level so your crown to heels align. Just keep working on tilting the pelvis, don't try to suck the belly in, rather try...
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