Originally Posted by Fazc
Thanks Kuyt, this sentiment is pretty much what caused me to start thinking about this more. I've taken stock and I'm considerably healthier than I was 7 months ago, my shoulders are fine, knees are feeling better etc. Perhaps it's time, if I treat the raw lifts as assistance rather than the focus itself it may well be safer.
I think you mentioned doing 6 triples. I'd say 80% of your raw 1RM would be a good starting point as it would keep you honest while still preserving yourself for the heavy geared stuff. Or would you say that's a tad high?