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Old 04-21-2013, 01:03 AM   #9
IrishHitman
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Location: Northport, AL, USA
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As a more extreme example, I was out of the gym for 2 years. In that time, I lost about 60 pounds (fat and muscle) and lost a good bit of strength. Luckily, I am in a physical line of work (cooking). Muscle memory is crazy, though. When I first started back in early January, I struggled with squatting 135 for reps. On my birthday, the 25th of February, I repped 225 for 25 reps.
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"If you believe in yourself and have dedication and pride - and never quit, you'll be a winner. The price of victory is high but so are the rewards."
~Coach Paul "Bear" Bryant

1 March 2014
SQUAT: 650 lbs
BENCH: 340 lbs
DEADLIFT: 580 lbs
TOTAL: 1570 lbs
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