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by gtjl2007
Thu Oct 29, 2009 1:39 pm
Forum: General
Topic: H1N1 Vaccination- will it effect my workouts?
Replies: 50
Views: 15742

H1N1 Vaccination- will it effect my workouts?

I'm getting the shot next week. Should I take some time off from my workouts?
by gtjl2007
Thu Oct 29, 2009 1:27 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Training every other day vs everyday like the military do...
Replies: 11
Views: 9833

I think Rippetoe's SS is more of a CNS intensive routine better for fast twitch dominant people. Military style training is more centered around endurance and conditioning. From personal experience, maximizing strength and maximizing endurance is damn near impossible to accomplish at the same time. ...
by gtjl2007
Mon Oct 26, 2009 11:27 pm
Forum: General
Topic: 1 Rep max deadlift form
Replies: 9
Views: 4685

Wow Mark Rippetoe's explanation is great. Just watched this:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Syt7A23YnpA

Will practice next time with 1 plate on each side next time I go to the gym this week and then perform my 1 rep max lift again later this week. Totally gave me some great setup pointers.
by gtjl2007
Sun Oct 25, 2009 9:18 pm
Forum: General
Topic: 1 Rep max deadlift form
Replies: 9
Views: 4685

Great advice, thanks!
by gtjl2007
Sun Oct 25, 2009 9:00 pm
Forum: General
Topic: 1 Rep max deadlift form
Replies: 9
Views: 4685

I float around 170 lbs. I am reading the first article now. When the guy is talking about having the hips too low, if I put the hips higher wouldn't my back be almost straight? Should I put my butt lower? Also what exercises can I do to improve my upper back? I am doing 75 lbs dumbells on dumbell ro...
by gtjl2007
Sun Oct 25, 2009 7:55 pm
Forum: General
Topic: 1 Rep max deadlift form
Replies: 9
Views: 4685

1 Rep max deadlift form

Hi all, I'm trying to improve my form on deadlifts and reduce rounding. It seems like no matter what my 1 Rep max form is always a little sloppy with some rounding. Here's the vid:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_y5nzl7ilPw

Can someone give me some suggestions?

Thanks
G