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Old 06-24-2012, 12:40 PM   #21
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Women doing 15 rep bodyweight overhead squats worry me. Someone mentioned 135lbs. That worries me too.

At 222, I can't do one full overhead squat with 135, let alone 15 with 135. Let alone 15 with 222.

I can do partial overhead squats with 132, and I thought until now that this was pretty good.

If things continue like this, I'm taking up golf.
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Old 06-24-2012, 04:50 PM   #22
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Seems like 85% of the guys I see at my gym are bodybuilders. Looking at themselves in the mirror, using dumbbells and machines...

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Women doing 15 rep bodyweight overhead squats worry me. Someone mentioned 135lbs. That worries me too.

At 222, I can't do one full overhead squat with 135, let alone 15 with 135. Let alone 15 with 222.

I can do partial overhead squats with 132, and I thought until now that this was pretty good.

If things continue like this, I'm taking up golf.
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Old 06-24-2012, 09:57 PM   #24
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I now lift in the backyard and the trend seems to be general awesomeness. I will ensure that trend continues.
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