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Old 08-22-2011, 08:44 AM   #51
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Keep your elbows at no greater than 45 degrees away from the sides of your body when pressing. Nothing puts more stress on the anterior joint capsule and related structures than benching with your elbows straight out. Well maybe not nothing, but itís got to be close to one of the worst habits you can get into.

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Successful bulks take months and years, NOT weeks. Keep Eating!
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Old 08-22-2011, 09:21 AM   #54
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Bulking made simple: Let your workouts dictate your diet.

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When progress stalls, it isn't always necessary to make big changes. Often times little changes like hand/foot placement, eating and resting more, more focus on better lifting form, or more/less volume can get things moving again.
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