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Old 02-04-2010, 04:40 PM   #11
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Really? I thought that as most of the exercises consist of body exercises it would primarily target strength and endurance.
Why would you say it would not contribute to overall strength, out of curiosity.
i mean- it didnt translate for **** to barbell training.

my already weak ass bench went down after it.
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I agree with Kman here, its not a program built for strength training, I think your training split looks much better as far as gaining some size and strength. Its your choice but you are already lean as hell and making great gains so why switch? What you are doing is obviously working.
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Really? I thought that as most of the exercises consist of body exercises it would primarily target strength and endurance.
Why would you say it would not contribute to overall strength, out of curiosity.
If you back off heavy weight you're giving your body a reason to dump muscle. The best time to train for more strength is while cutting.
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If you back off heavy weight you're giving your body a reason to dump muscle. The best time to train for more strength is while cutting.
what do you mean by this?
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Old 02-04-2010, 05:08 PM   #15
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what do you mean by this?
If you aren't trying to crush weights while cutting you are encouraging your body to lose muscle. The last thing you want to do while cutting is to go to higher reps, use more isolations, or abandon the pursuit of progression with heavy compounds.
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If you aren't trying to crush weights while cutting you are encouraging your body to lose muscle. The last thing you want to do while cutting is to go to higher reps, use more isolations, or abandon the pursuit of progression with heavy compounds.
lol, i read it wrong. i thought you meant cutting is the time to look for strength gains.... i was about to leave the site.... my bad
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what do you mean by this?
Its the whole survival of the fittest thing, when you cut your calories your body will automatically look to get rid of the most expensive tissues that are not necessary, so if you can make your body perceive that it needs all that muscle (like for moving heavy ****) then it will try to hold onto as much muscle as possible.
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Its the whole survival of the fittest thing, when you cut your calories your body will automatically look to get rid of the most expensive tissues that are not necessary, so if you can make your body perceive that it needs all that muscle (like for moving heavy ****) then it will try to hold onto as much muscle as possible.
yeah, yeah man. i totally agree with this. lol i misinterpreted BTBs post
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lol, i read it wrong. i thought you meant cutting is the time to look for strength gains.... i was about to leave the site.... my bad
No...it's the best time to push for strength gains.
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