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    3-8 reps for strength training 8-12 reps for...

    3-8 reps for strength training
    8-12 reps for hypertrophy
    12-20 for endurance
    20+ and you're tending towards cardio
  2. Atherosclerosis across 4000 years of human history

    http://download.thelancet.com/flatcontentassets/pdfs/S014067361360598X.pdf
  3. I agree that compound barbell lifts are the best...

    I agree that compound barbell lifts are the best way to build strength by far, but the idea that they are all you need to do is pretty naive.

    Barbells don't train your stabiliser muscles well,...
  4. Chronic pain syndrome...

    Chronic pain syndrome maybe?
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    In the context of Leangains RPT, 1st set means...

    In the context of Leangains RPT, 1st set means your first working set. You still do lighter warm up sets.
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    From the article: With higher volume training the...

    From the article: With higher volume training the average bro might be able to gain 5-10 lbs or so of sarcoplasmic hypertrophy across his entire body over what he would on lower volume protcols.
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    Do you have a reference for that? That...

    Do you have a reference for that? That sarcoplasmic growth is limited by the size of the myofibril seems reasonable. That There cannot be sarcoplasmic growth without myofibrillar growth would imply...
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    Muscles can grow by either adding more fibres...

    Muscles can grow by either adding more fibres (myofibrillated hypertrophy) or increasing the fluid inside the cells (sarcoplasmic hypertrophy). Both will increase mass, but only the former increases...
  9. This is probably what you're looking for:...

    This is probably what you're looking for: http://www.marksdailyapple.com/forum/thread12643.html
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    Add a slice of cucumber to your water.

    Add a slice of cucumber to your water.
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    That's pretty normal in my experience. Just...

    That's pretty normal in my experience. Just enjoy the fact that you're rapidly getting stronger and not suffering from the process ;) The only reason to increase the weight increments is if you're...
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    Sprinting ;)

    Sprinting ;)
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    I haven't read the book, but isn't the point of...

    I haven't read the book, but isn't the point of BBS to go to failure, and the reason machines are used is that barbell lifts can't be performed to failure safely?
  14. In order to progress with barbell training you...

    In order to progress with barbell training you have to learn to move with correct form. As such, compound barbell lifts train your body to move correctly - something that most of us have forgotten. ...
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    That's your goal. The idea is that if you can do...

    That's your goal. The idea is that if you can do 50 push ups that's as strong as you ever need to be from a health point of view. It's an impressive amount of push ups by most peoples standards.
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    There are plenty of people who can't do a single...

    There are plenty of people who can't do a single push up, so doing 10 is pretty reasonable for someone who's out of shape. Don't worry about where you are now, focus on where you're going. If you...
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    Paleolithic men would have learnt to avoid...

    Paleolithic men would have learnt to avoid certain foods through word of mouth too, like poisonous plants and dangerous animals. There are plenty of berries which look appetising but are poisonous...
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    I'm pretty sure stomach rumbling is just your...

    I'm pretty sure stomach rumbling is just your body expecting to be fed. If I get stomach rumblings it's generally at normal meal times. A drink makes it go away and it doesn't really come back.
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    I tried it but eventually kept missing the...

    I tried it but eventually kept missing the required sets and needing to go down a level. I concluded that the program itself wasn't very good - any program which requires doing loads of press-ups...
  20. Thread: posture

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    Authors@Google: Esther Gokhale - YouTube...

    Authors@Google: Esther Gokhale - YouTube
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    To be fair, if you were on a high carb diet like...

    To be fair, if you were on a high carb diet like we're all supposed to be, 5-6 mini meals would probably be a lot less harmful because you wouldn't be overloading on sugar so much.
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    I normally take around 25 minutes.

    I normally take around 25 minutes.
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    I swim a kilometer every work day during my lunch...

    I swim a kilometer every work day during my lunch break. I swim breast stroke with relatively long drifts between strokes to keep my heart rate down. It makes a great combination of low level...
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    So if I don't care about the size of my muscles...

    So if I don't care about the size of my muscles and simply want to get stronger, I don't need to eat excess carbs? Right now I'm mainly concerned with getting stronger and improving my fat burning...
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    I think I read somewhere that the anti-nutrients...

    I think I read somewhere that the anti-nutrients were involved in preventing the seed from sprouting too early, i.e. when the right conditions arise, the anti-nutrients are removed by some process...
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