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by Khronos8
Mon Aug 22, 2011 11:26 am
Forum: General
Topic: Doing it Wrong
Replies: 99
Views: 14892

Re: Doing it Wrong

I think to answer Nygman's question you'd have to do some sort of rather extensive statistical survey to look for correlations. You cant just eyeball the data (anecdotal information at that) and draw conclusions. "Doing it right" for me means training so that you dont injure yourself or obtain resul...
by Khronos8
Wed Aug 17, 2011 10:29 am
Forum: General
Topic: Beginner-->Intermediate
Replies: 16
Views: 6227

Re: Beginner-->Intermediate

Everything Nygmen said. I've been lifting 20+ years. There's a reason that the first question you get here is "what are your goals?". Because the relationship of your current state to where your goals are is what really determines how "advanced" you are. There is a generally accepted hierarchy for s...
by Khronos8
Tue Aug 09, 2011 4:09 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Missing Reps in non-first Sets, Focus
Replies: 24
Views: 5935

Re: Missing Reps in non-first Sets, Focus

Thats a GREAT question Oscar, and I've been wondering about it for years. I think I may have read something on T-nation that sort of explained it as "priming" the muscle groups involved... but my memory isnt as good as it used to be. That may have been an article on using slightly higher weight than...
by Khronos8
Tue Aug 09, 2011 3:50 pm
Forum: General
Topic: A Proper Warm-Up?
Replies: 9
Views: 2622

Re: A Proper Warm-Up?

I find that warm up sets for squat and deadlift are very important to ensure proper form and acclimate the lower back to an increasing load. Er... this may only apply to heavy squats/DL though. my squat workout looks like this 135 x5 225 x3 315 x2 425 x 3(reps)x4(sets) Deadlift is similar but the wo...
by Khronos8
Tue Aug 09, 2011 3:41 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Missing Reps in non-first Sets, Focus
Replies: 24
Views: 5935

Re: Missing Reps in non-first Sets, Focus

I know this is a wierd way to introduce myself on this board, but I just couldnt help it (lurker for a LONG time).

Usually my second set is my strongest, then it goes down hill from there. That being said, I havn't missed a rep in a set in years.