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Old 02-21-2014, 04:06 PM   #81
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Hey JB,

I've asked BtB about this already but I know he's busy with life right now so it's tough for him to get back to me. Nonetheless I'd still like your opinion on this anyway being that you're a gigantic, strong power lifter and all.

In a nutshell, I've heard that it's not a good idea for us beginner types to be using 3 rep sets, but the program I'm on has put me on that track. If you could take a minute to look at this overview of my program and let me know what you think about it, I'd appreciate it.

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PS, I'm 33, 104kg, 5'9" and have been consistently training for 6 months although I've lifted for strength before in college when I was a competitive athlete (10+ yrs ago) so my form is fairly solid for a beginner.
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Old 02-26-2014, 07:04 AM   #82
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Hey JB,

I've asked BtB about this already but I know he's busy with life right now so it's tough for him to get back to me. Nonetheless I'd still like your opinion on this anyway being that you're a gigantic, strong power lifter and all.

In a nutshell, I've heard that it's not a good idea for us beginner types to be using 3 rep sets, but the program I'm on has put me on that track. If you could take a minute to look at this overview of my program and let me know what you think about it, I'd appreciate it.

Thanks!


PS, I'm 33, 104kg, 5'9" and have been consistently training for 6 months although I've lifted for strength before in college when I was a competitive athlete (10+ yrs ago) so my form is fairly solid for a beginner.
Just so I am on the same page, this is a full body, 3x per week?

what is PR?
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Just so I am on the same page, this is a full body, 3x per week?

what is PR?
Yes, it's a full body workout, 3x/wk. PR stands for "Press" (I do standing military presses).
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Old 02-26-2014, 11:03 AM   #84
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Yes, it's a full body workout, 3x/wk. PR stands for "Press" (I do standing military presses).
My only question would be is if that would be enough volume on the pressing.

Other than that it looks solid to me. Assuming you form is pretty solid and you progress as needed I dont see anything wrong with it. I will say BTB is a much more established in full body stuff than I am. I am actually working on a full body for powerlifting program now.
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My only question would be is if that would be enough volume on the pressing.

Other than that it looks solid to me. Assuming you form is pretty solid and you progress as needed I dont see anything wrong with it. I will say BTB is a much more established in full body stuff than I am. I am actually working on a full body for powerlifting program now.
Cool, thanks! So I'll look into pressing out a few more reps. Glad you approve anyway. When you're a DIY guy it's nice to get feedback from huge strong dudes who have been there before. I'll also check out your log since you're saying you started a fullbody program. Thanks again!
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For a while I have been doing Russian Twists and Weighted Crunches, both at 3 sets of 20, increasing in weight at regular intervals. Lately I've felt like my abs are lacking in strength. If you could only pick two moves to directly work the abs, which two would they be, and what set/rep scheme would you use?
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Hi J Byrd,

I ordered your BIG E Book but never received anything. My email is dari852001@yahoo.com

The following is the transaction ID I received in the receipt email-

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I ordered your BIG E Book but never received anything. My email is dari852001@yahoo.com

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Sorry for the mixup, there is a download link that you needed to click. I just emailed you a copy. Thanks!
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I'm thinking of adding box jump to my assistance work since I've never done it before. In my gym there's no box to jump on. Is vertical jump a good alternative?
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