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Old 07-03-2014, 04:23 PM   #3
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Great read and thanks for sharing JB. I remember Steve, years ago, preaching the gospel about upper back strength, for many reasons, including deadlifts. I hated BOBR's, but found pendlay Rows, and fell in love with them. After hitting pendlays for awhile, I finally got my 500 milestone deadlift. No coincidence either.

The pendlay's also helped me get rid of a weak point - power off the floor.

For these 2 reasons, I have become the #1 fan of pendlay's. Getting better at pull ups and shrugs didn't hurt either.
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Meet PR's: (May 2014)
Squat 475 lbs
Bench: 286 lbs
Deadlift: 501 lbs
Total: 1262 lbs
Age: 50

Gym PR's:
Squat: 495 lbs
Bench: 295 lbs
Deadlift: 520 lbs
Total: 1310 Lbs
Age 50
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