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by deutschland
Tue Oct 23, 2018 11:27 pm
Forum: Book Recommendations
Topic: Muscle and Strength Pyramids - Eric Helms
Replies: 0
Views: 3166

Muscle and Strength Pyramids - Eric Helms

Has anyone checked these books out? They are sold only as ebooks it seems. One talks about training for hypertrophy and powerlifting, and the other is on nutrition. There are some youtube videos posted by the author where he summarizes each of his books in eleven or so 30 min videos, and after watch...
by deutschland
Tue Oct 23, 2018 11:04 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Are squats, deadlifts, and overhead movements unsustainable exercises?
Replies: 2
Views: 1098

Are squats, deadlifts, and overhead movements unsustainable exercises?

I'm 24, a novice/intermediate lifter. My goals are hypertrophy and strength gains associated with hypertrophy. I just finished going to PT to ensure I didn't have shoulder problems/muscle imbalances anymore for pushing movements, and to ensure I could perform bench, squats, and deadlifts properly to...
by deutschland
Thu Jun 23, 2016 12:43 pm
Forum: General
Topic: training with winged scapula / long-term program help
Replies: 3
Views: 4835

Re: training with winged scapula / long-term program help

1. Try to balance your pushing exercises with your pulling exercises, or in your case where you have existing issues, do more pulling. 2. Front squats are more quad dominant than back squats so it's more important to balance those with a good hamstring exercise like deadlifts. 3. You don't need lig...
by deutschland
Mon Jun 20, 2016 2:23 pm
Forum: General
Topic: training with winged scapula / long-term program help
Replies: 3
Views: 4835

training with winged scapula / long-term program help

I'm a 22 y/o male with a jumbled lifting history, 6'3", and between 180-190 lb. Exercise goals are to build muscle; both strength and endurance. Lifting history: So I initially tried lifting around 18 with guidance from bodybuilding,com, I probably changed my routine up every three months or so. A y...
by deutschland
Tue Mar 01, 2016 10:08 am
Forum: General
Topic: Repetition stagnation
Replies: 3
Views: 3634

Repetition stagnation

Main point: I've been doing lat. pull-downs with a regular bar, normal grip at 3x15, but since reaching 65kg I've been unable to accomplish 3x15, e.g. (15,14,12). I'm unsure on how to progress from here. I was seeing an athletic trainer/personal trainer at my university for winged scapula/shoulder i...