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Old 03-04-2012, 07:34 AM   #4
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Originally Posted by 70sBB View Post
When you first started lifting was it to build muscle or strength? I am also curious if you did change from one to the other, why you did so?
The bolded is the operative part of the OP's question. When I started it was to get in shape, then I moved toward building muscle before I learned that to build muscle I had to build strength first. Now my focus is on getting stronger in every way.
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