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by timothy
Thu Aug 27, 2009 12:58 pm
Forum: General
Topic: push-up and bench press
Replies: 16
Views: 7448

push-up and bench press

What does the bench press due for me that push-ups won't? Vice versa? FWIW, my push-up max now is like 30 or so while my bench is about 165. I weigh about 175. Along these lines, what about lunges or step-ups vs squats? I really like one of the basic work-outs I've seen on the 'basic routines' stick...
by timothy
Mon Jun 15, 2009 9:31 am
Forum: General
Topic: Another knee injury question
Replies: 2
Views: 2076

Another knee injury question

About 6 weeks ago my knee started hurting during the morning while sitting at my desk. It was distractinly painful. I tried running that day because the pain was such that it felt like it needed to "pop" back into place (I've never dislocated anything, it just felt like something was amiss and that ...
by timothy
Thu Jun 11, 2009 11:07 am
Forum: General
Topic: Just Starting out-what is a foundation?
Replies: 8
Views: 30379

just starting out - what's a foundation

In the 'what's a foundation?' response in this thread, item 6 is: No big strength/development discrepancies. Squats and deads well above bench, chins and rows on a par with bench, and so on. Well, I'm just starting out and I am pretty sure I bench more that I can squat or deadlift. I'm relatively fi...
by timothy
Fri May 29, 2009 3:02 pm
Forum: General
Topic: strength standards
Replies: 3
Views: 2472

Good. I've started following the basic program guidelines on this site. Thanks.
by timothy
Fri May 29, 2009 1:45 pm
Forum: General
Topic: strength standards
Replies: 3
Views: 2472

strength standards

I have been lifting inconsistently with no plan for probably 20 years; during that time I have been a recreational runner and bicyclist (ran dozens of road races and ridden an organized century). I'm trying to be more consistent with my weight training now because I realize that I'm simply weaker th...