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Old 11-08-2011, 11:22 PM   #21
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I would of started in a gym, squatting 3 times a week, and learning how to do the lifts properly. Instead of on a fit ball doing a fit ball workout.
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Old 11-13-2011, 05:41 PM   #22
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Plain and simple, more SQUATS!!!!!!!!!!!!

I spent some much time tryin to get around doing squats in my earlier years, which in turn really slowed my progress. And to be honest I didn't start serious squatting up until a little over a year ago and I've been in the gym for 6 years and some change. For me when my squat goes up, almost everything goes up. Think about it, your whole body is under the bar pushing............

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Old 11-13-2011, 10:41 PM   #23
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wouldn't have wasted so much time with supplements and body part split routines.


wouldn't have "trained for aesthetics"...
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Made my own program, then skipped every wednesday, because that was the day with hard /boring stuff. Translation: back & legs.
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Made my own program, then skipped every wednesday, because that was the day with hard /boring stuff. Translation: back & legs.
yeah, i think finally realizing that if you suck at a lift or dislike it, you need to do it especially changed my perspective on training in general.
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First year was like this:
- 6 workouts per week, only back and legs, no arms, no abs )
- lots of sweets and lots of red meat;
- wasted time a lot of the gym

I wish I would have listened earlier to all my more experienced fellow bodybuilders.
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Too much frequency and volume, thinking more was better (synopsis). As a result of this mistake (and subsequent learning lesson), I injured my shoulders. It took six months of 'active' recovery to get them back in proper working condition.
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Itís funny some of the trends of mistakes:


Not listening
Too much frequency
Too much variety
Not listening
Not enough compound lifting
Not listening
Not doing what disliked moves
Not listening to the right lifters
Listening to all the wrong lifters
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If you could go back in time and train yourself through your first 12 months under the iron, what would you do differently and why?
I would (force) feed myself 4000 calories a day. I was a blockhead, under-eating thinking I was over-eating, all the while lifting and not getting anywhere.
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