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Old 05-07-2013, 08:35 AM   #371
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Hello , pls i need ur help
I wanna add more weights to my deadlift
it is stuck for 165 kg and no improvement for almost 6 months
What is ur suggestion to workout for it
I train 4 days/week 3body parts /day
Deadlift day, i do 4 sets 3x5 , then my max 1x3 ( ramping weights)
than i do some light squat , 4 sets of row , 2 sets of chin up then 2 sets of biceps
This is for dedlift day
Glad to help. First I need some background info. What is your height, weight and age? What does your daily eating plan look like, on average?

Lastly, outline your training program for me - how many days per week that you train.
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Old 05-07-2013, 08:37 AM   #372
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Alright thnx I'll give it a shot BBOD. Also would a skinny fat person be able to do a mini cut like 2-4 weeks after about 3+ months of training after some quality muscle has been built and then continue lean bulking. Could you explain why or why not?
What is your height, weight and age? That will help me give you the best advice.
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Old 05-07-2013, 08:57 AM   #373
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Maximize every set. That will solve all your problems. Push every set for as many reps as possible, stopping them when you might fail on the next rep. Do that and you will gain.

Get it out of your head that you have to destroy your body. You have to progress. Get crazy strong doing this and you WILL get big.
Thanks for the help! Yeah I def push my hardest. Right now I am just being careful with he whole sickness and dizzy stuff going on. It seems like if I take longer rest between sets its not so bad. When it comes to the soreness I guess I will have to learn to base my results on actual gains rather than feeling. Its probably because I was used to the split killing my muscles.

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Possibly blood pressure, possible low blood sugar, possibly dehydration.

Do you eat a lot of junk carbs?

Also, make sure you are drinking plenty of water.
I do have problems with hypoglycemia from time to time. I am currently working on my lazy diet. As for the water that could be it also I can't stand water. lol Anyway I figured it was one of those I just wanted to ask someone with more exp. Thanks a lot man you have been a great help!
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Old 05-07-2013, 10:29 AM   #374
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Well you have 2 options:

1) Push yourself, eat the rice and potatoes and take it for the team.

2) Eat more fats instead.

Option #2 is the easier route. You could add 2 ounces of heavy cream to your skim milk. Or add butter to your veggies, or sour cream and cheese to your meat. Many ways to add fats without adding lactose.

I wouldn't recalculate calories. Best to monitor how things are going and make adjustments based on data rather than guesses.
Yeah, option 2 sounds good to me, I'll try to add butter, cheese or some cream into my diet.

I wish I lived in the USA, peanut butter seems so convenient :/

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Hello bearded beast of duloc!
I was wondering if you could help me make my mind. I just started training about 4-5 months ago and did beginner routine and made progress on my lifts. Also started eating more to get the much needed calories and proteins. Now I'm 5'8, 22 years old and weight around 209 lbs. Now I'm just starting to think I'm getting a bit too fat for my liking and been thinking if I should lose some weight or not? Or should I just keep eating and lifting for the time being? And what would you recommend for someone who can't keep up with workout to workout progress anymore move onto next? Sorry for the bad english and wall of text!
And thank you for taking the time to read the question and answering it.
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Old 05-07-2013, 03:45 PM   #376
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Hey, Bearded Beast, do I need to periodize my training to build muscles ( by periodization i mean doing heavy/light weeks, and light week is when you do approximately 60% of your weights) or can I just do heavy training all the time? thanks
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Hey, Bearded Beast, do I need to periodize my training to build muscles ( by periodization i mean doing heavy/light weeks, and light week is when you do approximately 60% of your weights) or can I just do heavy training all the time? thanks
Most lifters won't "need" to think about periodization for a long time, if at all. There are several variables involved including volume, intensity and frequency. If balanced properly you won't "need" periodization, but might want periodization.

Some minor periodization isn't a bad thing. On splits you can have a heavier week and a moderate week, and on fullbody workouts you can use heavy-light-medium training days.

It's all about balance and listening to your body. Some guys like periodization, some prefer going hard but with less volume. In either case a reasonable balance has to be maintained.

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Old 05-07-2013, 04:15 PM   #378
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Hello bearded beast of duloc!
I was wondering if you could help me make my mind. I just started training about 4-5 months ago and did beginner routine and made progress on my lifts. Also started eating more to get the much needed calories and proteins. Now I'm 5'8, 22 years old and weight around 209 lbs. Now I'm just starting to think I'm getting a bit too fat for my liking and been thinking if I should lose some weight or not? Or should I just keep eating and lifting for the time being? And what would you recommend for someone who can't keep up with workout to workout progress anymore move onto next? Sorry for the bad english and wall of text!
And thank you for taking the time to read the question and answering it.
Hi Klz,

Do you have a recent picture? It doesn't need to be with your shirt off. Just curious to see how much muscle you've developed.

My opinion is generally this: if you are concerned about weight, and a bit borderline (meaning another 10 to 20 pounds might make you look too pudgy), then I would get the weight off for once and for all.

On the other hand, if you are rolling with muscle building I would clean up your eating plan and keep it rolling.

Let me know if you have a recent pic.
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I do have problems with hypoglycemia from time to time. I am currently working on my lazy diet. As for the water that could be it also I can't stand water. lol Anyway I figured it was one of those I just wanted to ask someone with more exp. Thanks a lot man you have been a great help!
Try a BCAA power in water, or a highly diluted scoop of protein powder in water. You have to drink.
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What is your height, weight and age? That will help me give you the best advice.
I am 16 years old, 5 ft. 8 in., I am about 135lb. and my current bulking calories are 2330-2430

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