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Old 09-10-2013, 08:13 PM   #4
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alothrysis is off to a bad start

Originally Posted by BigJosh View Post
My understanding of 5/3/1 is that Wendler intended the pulling volume to be made up using assistance work. So realistically in order to achieve this you would need more pulling assistance work than you would pushing assistance work.
Therefore if your assistance work is balanced, it is quite possible that you aren't doing enough pulling work.
The main lifts are what they are. Don't change that.
I only have the 1st edition e-book and I never caught that bit. Perhaps he goes into detail about it in other editions but, I will definitely proceed this way. Thanks again
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