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    Today, 02:06 PM
    I look at it this way. If I miss going up weight in my squat workout I am depressed until the next one, if I miss my press I am mildly annoyed.
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    05-04-2021, 02:12 PM
    I always go squat, push, pull in that order. If I am omitting one of the 3 movements, I still follow that order. It's worked well. I don't think...
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    05-04-2021, 01:59 PM
    Keep going on squat, keep putting on bodyweight. I bet you have at least another 50 lbs before having to switch programming. You're just a little...
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    05-01-2021, 08:58 PM
    JJ23 replied to a thread Squat form check in Technique
    Poor angle aside, how did you set up the video to track the bar path? Can see it being useful in self analysis.
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    04-30-2021, 07:42 AM
    It doesn't look like you're setting your back on DL. Also, that doesn't look like a hook grip. You may need to use the hook grip or an over/under.
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    04-28-2021, 03:32 PM
    JJ23 replied to a thread Seated Overhead Press in General Q&A
    Immediately thought of upright kneeling. Won't work if you're pressing Chase weights but feels more useful than seated. Probably less safe if it gets...
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    04-28-2021, 08:34 AM
    I think your perceived muscle imbalance will iron itself out by adding 5 lbs a workout to the lifts in the program. Unless you are consistently...
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    04-27-2021, 02:17 PM
    I think you need to set your back. That's the biggest issue here. On the reps you appear to be setting it, it ends up folding like a lawn chair. Take...
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    04-24-2021, 04:09 PM
    I have found Fairlife Skim milk to be helping me lose weight. My problem has always been the add ons when eating protein. I guess lean protein shakes...
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    04-24-2021, 09:58 AM
    JJ23 replied to a thread Powerclean Form Check in Technique
    I don't see the benefit of posting a form check when you haven't read the section in the book that will address your bullets in great detail.
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    04-18-2021, 04:40 PM
    JJ23 replied to a thread Squat form check in Technique
    Might be obvious but I should have also noted that pushing your hips back will result in a flatter back angle in order to preserve the bar over...
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    04-16-2021, 07:46 AM
    JJ23 replied to a thread Squat form check in Technique
    You're letting your knees too far forward / hips not back. This is why the bar position is still resulting in a squat lacking hip drive.
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    04-14-2021, 08:13 PM
    Periodization was heavily talked about when I was getting a USA track and field coaching certification for throws maybe 10 years ago. We read Bompa's...
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    04-12-2021, 10:44 AM
    JJ23 replied to a thread PR set 400 x 5 Squat in Technique
    Thanks for this post. Looks identical to my squat at the bottom and I'm glad to see the feedback confirm my concerns.
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    04-10-2021, 11:32 AM
    Starting Strength radio is also available on podcast apps if you don't have time for ads. However I know YouTube is better monetized. With the amount...
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    04-07-2021, 07:50 PM
    JJ23 replied to a thread Squat Form Check in Technique
    Why 8 reps? Seems like torture.
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    04-06-2021, 10:59 PM
    JJ23 replied to a thread Press Form Check in Technique
    My understanding is that the double layback should happen naturally as you get stronger and the weight gets heavier. I don't think the book mentions...
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