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    They are also relatively affordable, plenty of...

    They are also relatively affordable, plenty of decent ones on Amazon under $200. The nice thing is they take up less room the a full rack set up, and they can also be used for farmers carries.

    My...
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    I just switched to a higher frequency program...

    I just switched to a higher frequency program from Michael Matthew's "Bigger Leaner Stronger", and I like it. I wanted to try switching up my programming away from just a strength focus, and it is so...
  3. Poll: I think in your situation you are going to have...

    I think in your situation you are going to have to lay off the Crossfit. I differ in opinion on this than most of the others here, but I think Crossfit can be a great match if you are: relatively...
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    No I can, and I do. The problem is that is causes...

    No I can, and I do. The problem is that is causes a bit of a moment arm that becomes increasing hard to fight against at higher weights.

    I am at work, but maybe a few pictures can help explain...
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    Bob Peoples was the perfect example of a pioneer...

    Bob Peoples was the perfect example of a pioneer lifting 700lbs+ with spinal positioning that would make some people quesy: http://pressingtostrongman.files.wordpress.com/2011/05/peoplespulllg.jpg
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    Laryngopharyngeal Reflux (LPR) / GERD

    Hey everyone,

    So this is just my un-primal experience, but I thought I'd get a new thread started regarding LPR. There were some around here, but they have been inactive for over a year.

    I...
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    The best combination of Paleo principles with...

    The best combination of Paleo principles with Peat would probably be Ari Whitten's "Forever Fatloss". It's an e-book on Amazon for like .99, but it is so well packed with information that just makes...
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    That is probably my timeline too--although I've...

    That is probably my timeline too--although I've been stuck on 385lbs for a few weeks now. For some reason I don't have much of a mental barrier for singles, but I've almost given up on sets of 5...
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    I got a doctor's note when I was 13 that I wasn't...

    I got a doctor's note when I was 13 that I wasn't supposed to lift anything over 35lbs for the rest of my life because of my Scheuermann's disease (a form of kyphosis that causes disc degeneration in...
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    If you are not an athlete or professional, and...

    If you are not an athlete or professional, and your job doesn't depend on it, you are completely in control of your own training. I think too much of training and programming focuses on where you...
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    I have to second the recommendation to read Ari...

    I have to second the recommendation to read Ari Whitten's "Forever Fat Loss". It is currently $.99 on Amazon kindle, so not much to lose. He essentially sums up the key elements of Mark...
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    I recently did a Dan John 6-week mass challenge...

    I recently did a Dan John 6-week mass challenge that had me doing start the session with a 5x10 backsquat, and proceeded to kill me for the next 90 minutes after that. The only way I was able to get...
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    I think a lot of it comes down to individuality....

    I think a lot of it comes down to individuality. I lose weight quickly on low carb, but I never seem to get out of the flu and feel terrible. Some people feel great, and shouldn't be afraid of a...
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    Exactly. It's the reason both the steak and eggs...

    Exactly. It's the reason both the steak and eggs diet and the potato hack work, as does PSMF. The body can process carbs and fat just fine, but when there is an abundance of both there is major spill...
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    Nobody heard you during the Men's locker room...

    Nobody heard you during the Men's locker room convo, so I'll try my hand at an answer ;)

    If you are just trying to lose weight, what you are doing should allow you to see progress for a while. You...
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    I think a low-fat plant-based diet is probably...

    I think a low-fat plant-based diet is probably the quickest way to lose weight. I was overweight my entire life, ballooning up to 260lbs and probably 35% body fat my sophomore year of college. I...
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    I tried to get a pair of Do-Wins when I started,...

    I tried to get a pair of Do-Wins when I started, and Rogue was out of my size so I talked myself in to forking out the extra cash for Nike Romaleo II's for $189. I thought I was crazy since at the...
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    5/3/1 is relatively slow when compared to other...

    5/3/1 is relatively slow when compared to other intermediate programs (like the Texas Method).

    Are you really pushing the AMRAP sets? If they are beating you up, scale back a bit. 5kgs for the...
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    I like the trap bar. I don't use it exclusively,...

    I like the trap bar. I don't use it exclusively, but like to rotate it in with the conventional deadlift when my shins are beat up.

    Today will be:

    Front squat 5/3/1
    BP 5/3/1
    Lat pulldown...
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    My favorite assistance template from 5/3/1 is...

    My favorite assistance template from 5/3/1 is "Full Body Training". Squat 3x a week, with a push and a pull movement for a nice 3 movements total.

    I'm currently doing a cut, so I do my own...
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    I think a good technique for people with the...

    I think a good technique for people with the shoulder mobility and smaller backs is what Izzy (Tom Navarez) at PowerliftingToWin recommends (at about the 1:30 markPerfect Squat Technique for...
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    Mark Rippetoe is one of the most convincing...

    Mark Rippetoe is one of the most convincing writers of any genre-- not just fitness. I think that has done quite a bit to expand the popularity of progressive barbell training. As much as anyone can...
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    I've only been there for about 2 years, but it is...

    I've only been there for about 2 years, but it is a pretty good gym. A few power racks and they let you use chalk liberally-- pretty rare for a $19.99 a month 24/hour globo gym.
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    Hahaha, yeah it is. Do we train at the same gym???

    Hahaha, yeah it is. Do we train at the same gym???
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    That's the same way I am, Bushcraft. I'm 6'3 with...

    That's the same way I am, Bushcraft. I'm 6'3 with long legs and a small torso, but a 6'9 wingspan so the lockout is pretty low. My deadlift is always about 100lbs ahead of my squat, and 200 lbs ahead...
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