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Old 04-24-2010, 07:27 AM   #1
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Don't laugh on this but I have a subscription to Flex and they have a Power Up section this month where they talk about powerlifting mistakes. The list is:

1) Not cycling
2) Overreliance on low reps
3) Insufficient emphasis on other lifts
4) Failure to correct weak spots
5) Training like a bodybuilder

What do you think good list? Anything missing or **** you would add?
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Old 04-24-2010, 08:06 AM   #2
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what's this training like a bodybuilder sh*t!!!

i'm new to the bodybuilder part as far as competing but do most of them really not train in heavy compound movements. cause i still do then do some higher rep assistance iso's.
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what's this training like a bodybuilder sh*t!!!

i'm new to the bodybuilder part as far as competing but do most of them really not train in heavy compound movements. cause i still do then do some higher rep assistance iso's.
All use heavy compounds.

But I think what they mean here is that after a certain point the linear progression style used by most intermediate bodybuilders isn't the most effective way for powerlifters to gain strength. They need to start exploring lower reps, speed training, get to know prilepin's table, Sheiko, etc. If that makes sense.
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i got ya.......i need to do some reading....
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i got ya.......i need to do some reading....
There is so much out there in the strength realm. But in my opinion, you don't need much as a bodybuilder to grow other then food and compounds
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Here ya go. These should hold your attention quite well.

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Wait, this is more appropriate.

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Wait, this is more appropriate.

You're such an a$$, that was good! A lil friendly humor to get the day in the right direction.
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^^ thanks buddy!
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