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Old 08-08-2010, 11:43 AM   #21
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Yeah, BTB. Don't get hung up on age. You've got to remember that so much of this activity (weight training) actually helps to lower your age markers (loss of bone density and muscle mass). And I'm not even considering the cardiovascular benefits. You're only as old as you think. Me, I'm perpetually in the 10th grade. Just ask my wife. Unlike me, you've been at this for a long time. Your body has grown accustomed to the stress. As long as you approach things smartly, you should be fine.
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Old 08-09-2010, 08:13 PM   #22
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So far so good. I have to remind myself not to train for a 5RM every week. The point isn't to kill myself. I have to train smart.

I want to try for a new PR bench on Monday, but this might be with any weight. Today I tried for a PR at 275. Next week I might try it again, and the following week I might go for a new 315 PR.

No lower back or hamstring soreness.

I'm still debating on whether to make things more freestyle, and allow myself to incline bench or dumbbell bench or closegrip bench if I feel like it.
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Nice pace you got there, good luck with the program!
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I'm thinking about trying squats instead of good mornings, and dropping speed squats. I just don't seem to have much luck with speed squats.
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