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Old 07-30-2010, 12:00 PM   #4
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Originally Posted by strkout35 View Post
I used to think the same thing. Very shortly after starting to squat I started rippetoes program which called for heavy squatting 3x a week. My knees hurt so bad and I figured it would never go away unless I stopped squatting. Now my knees feel amazing. That's one of my only qualms with rippetoes. Rank beginners should not squat heavy 3x a week their bodies just can't handle it IMO
I tend to agree. I prefer the Madcow approach. 3 times a week is just a bit too much to handle out of the gate, especially when stabilizers, etc., are still weak.

My knees are better from squatting. I beat them up quite a bit from running and I don't think they've ever been better.
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