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Scott Acosta, SSC | December 05, 2018

Nearly all of my clients are Masters Athletes; 80% are over the age of 40, with 46% over the age of 50 and my oldest is 67 years old. The Masters population is arguably the most challenging to train. I constantly have to work around a blunted recovery capacity and the typical age-related issues. I also have to face reality: the overwhelming majority of my clients aren't prepared to do everything necessary to maximize their results. Insufficient diets, busy work schedules, vacations, illness, and family obligations have to be worked around.

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Mark Rippetoe | November 25, 2018

Máme u nás vo WFAC (Wichita Falls Athletic Club) člena, ktorý za 11 týždňov nabral 25 kilogramov. Nevymýšľam si. Zach Evetts tu u nás začal na konci augusta 2009 a do 12.novembra, keď som ho vážil a meral jeho telesný tuk, nabral 25kg telesnej hmotnosti a z toho viac ako 14kg čistej svalovej hmoty. To vychádza 1,29kg za týždeň, čo sa približne rovná rýchlosti rastu, akú sledujeme u mladých chovných zvierat. Takouto rýchlosťou rastú maličké prasatá, pričom veľa ľudí sa živí výkrmom malých prasiat. [Slovak translation of The Novice Effect]

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John F Musser, SSC | November 21, 2018

At the end of the day you can’t do anything about it. You're right, her family is huge. There are brothers, sisters, in-laws, aunts, uncles, cousins, and geezer Mom and Dad. There are hundreds of them...

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