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    Find an empty parking lot and push

    Find an empty parking lot and push
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    Buy one. Google prowler. Or go to elite fts and...

    Buy one. Google prowler. Or go to elite fts and buy one. The econo version is 10 lbs lighter and a little differently shaped, but you save on cost and shipping. Shameless plug for the company I shop...
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    Not a cross fitter, but I am a powerlifter so I...

    Not a cross fitter, but I am a powerlifter so I have a little input here. There are in fact Russian studies that document a 10% decrease in strength after a 2 week total hiatus from all training. So...
  4. Thread: Maintenance diet

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    I'm not opposed to eating more.

    I'm not opposed to eating more.
  5. Thread: Maintenance diet

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    Maintenance diet

    This is really where I need help. I'm prepping for a powerlifting competition on March 2. I'm eating 90% primal. I don't want to lose anymore scale weight. Any ideas for maintaining weight while...
  6. For all things strength I refer to elitefts.com....

    For all things strength I refer to elitefts.com. It is a site pretty much dedicated to mostly powerlifters and some strongman training. There's a load of good info on there.
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    Unless this particular individual (this goes for male or female) has competed successfully in Olympic lifting competitions (it doesn't mean they had to go to the Olympics) I'd take what they say with...
  8. Free...about the best you can get is YouTube. Now...

    Free...about the best you can get is YouTube. Now if you do some homework and find a true strength training facility, not a health club, close to you, call and ask about Olympic style training and if...
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    Getting back in the weight room after my stomach...

    Getting back in the weight room after my stomach bug. So I took Jim Wendler's advice (author of 531 books) and continue my cycle as planned. Still trying to decide whether to compete the last weekend...
  10. Thread: squat check

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    Experiment with hand placement on the bar. Try...

    Experiment with hand placement on the bar. Try bringing it closer and further until you are more comfortable with the bar on your back. It also looked like you were using a false or suicide grip. You...
  11. Thread: squat check

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    All kinesiology aside. Form looks great. Usually...

    All kinesiology aside. Form looks great. Usually does with minimal load. No offense. With a lighter weight it's easy to see true form. As it gets heavier, while form doesn't go out the window, it...
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    When I started back to weight training after a 4...

    When I started back to weight training after a 4 year hiatus, I did a full body workout 3 days a week for a month. Then I split it and did upper body 2 days and lower body 2 days for 2 more months....
  13. Thread: Sucky Deadlift

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    You need to lean back more. Simply put. And don't...

    You need to lean back more. Simply put. And don't turn your head. Pull the slack out of the bar before your initial pull. If you jerk the bar on the initial pull, you're asking for a torn bicep....
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    Squats--worked up to a set of 330 for 3 reps...

    Squats--worked up to a set of 330 for 3 reps (belt and chalk only)
    Wide stance good mornings 2x10
    Barbell shrugs
    Standing cable abs

    Went home and did some yard work
  15. I have to disagree with getting a trainer. OP...

    I have to disagree with getting a trainer. OP needs to make the commitment to eating more and moving less. I read a story on another website where the author ate a dozen eggs, milk and bacon for...
  16. You can't serve 2 masters. It doesn't work well....

    You can't serve 2 masters. It doesn't work well. Your numbers will suffer with low carb. Especially at the beginning.
  17. Thread: New guy

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    Just a little more about me. I am a father of a...

    Just a little more about me. I am a father of a very energetic almost 2 year old boy. Something that I bring to the table here is 20 years experience in the weight room. I've trained for...
  18. Thread: New guy

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    New guy

    Hey everybody, my name is Mike. I'm 33 and making the change to the primal lifestyle. I am an avid powerlifter, not famous or super strong, but I'm working on getting stronger. Currently, I train...
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