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Old 03-08-2013, 03:00 PM   #6
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On JB's program, I lasted 8 weeks before my body definitely told me to deload. I agree wholeheartedly that following a scheduled deload, like on 531, is likely not the best thing for most of us. As much as a newb or 18 y/o may not need to deload, I think the older we get our bodies naturally tell us when to deload, which certainly ain't going to take years.

I'm becoming more of a fan of "instinctive" training like Steve does more and more each day.
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Meet PR's: (May 2014)
Squat 475 lbs
Bench: 275 lbs
Deadlift: 501 lbs
Total: 1251 lbs
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Gym PR's:
Squat: 495 lbs
Bench: 295 lbs
Deadlift: 515 lbs
Total: 1305 Lbs
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