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Old 07-22-2011, 09:10 AM   #131
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"That's the classic nature of people, though. We'll skip the basics and get pissed when the sexy stuff doesn't work." - Martin Rooney

I love that one. I will have to use it from time to time.
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Old 07-22-2011, 09:45 AM   #132
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That one really resonated with me as well.
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Old 07-23-2011, 02:30 AM   #133
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Old 07-23-2011, 10:42 AM   #134
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Tommy Kono on weight and how it impacts totals in Olympic lifting:

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The fastest increase in totals continues on the average for 8 years, following which progress slows down. How long totals will continue to grow depends on the weight class of the athlete from 11 to 16 years. The heavier the weight class, the longer totals continue to grow.
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Old 07-23-2011, 10:46 AM   #135
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Old 07-23-2011, 11:41 AM   #136
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Thanks Big Swede. Another:

I know of only a few truisms, one being [that] if your parents didnt have children, you wont have children. Another is whenever you make a strength program easier, you will get weaker. Bill Starr
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Old 07-23-2011, 11:46 AM   #137
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I like this one ^^

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^I like this one from Rippetoe. The man makes a lot of sense a lot of the time.
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