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Old 08-20-2011, 01:07 PM   #621
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Once you get your copy, you'll find the sports bra and volleyball shorts part insightful too. Actually the reference you highlighted was a tidbit I picked up elsewhere, but it underscores the systemic approach to flexibility and mobility which is so important for athletes, strenth athletes, and geezers like you and me.


I can't find it in the local Barnes & Noble, so it looks like I'll have to Amazon it as well. There is also a DVD about flexibility for sports performance that looks interesting. Remember a few weeks back when you asked if I had ever thought about going into business for myself? Well this just might be the ticket.


Hell yeah, being as I bailed out on you guys last year.
Uber. I will start a thread!

I need a sport's bra right now...
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Old 08-21-2011, 11:50 AM   #622
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I need a sport's bra right now...
Well, get one, put it on, and take a photo of yourself stretching. Post the photo. Let's see if its as insightful as photos from the book.
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Old 08-21-2011, 12:52 PM   #623
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Well, get one, put it on, and take a photo of yourself stretching. Post the photo. Let's see if its as insightful as photos from the book.
I will be putting on a singlet this weekend. That's as close as I get to tights or bras.
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Old 08-21-2011, 09:49 PM   #624
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I will be putting on a singlet this weekend. That's as close as I get to tights or bras.
Seriously, good luck to you, Steve. I'd be there, except the band got booked before I could ask for the date off. I'm not ready yet anyway.
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Old 08-21-2011, 10:34 PM   #625
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Seriously, good luck to you, Steve. I'd be there, except the band got booked before I could ask for the date off. I'm not ready yet anyway.
Thanks Val. If it wasn't for the support of guys like you and the rest of the MAB crew I'm not sure I would have pushed on to this point.
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Old 08-22-2011, 10:06 PM   #626
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Monday, 8/22/11

Workout 2.3.4

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165x5
200x5
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280x3
315x3

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Seated Cable Rows (CPG) 110x12x3
Good Mornings (Wide Stance) 110x12x3

Very good stretching session afterwards. I'm beginning to notice some improvement in my right glute. I'm gonna hit the shower and stretch out again.
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Thanks Val. If it wasn't for the support of guys like you and the rest of the MAB crew I'm not sure I would have pushed on to this point.
Glad we could give a little back Steve afterall you inspire and coach us all, probably more than you know.
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Workout 2.3.4

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Seated Cable Rows (CPG) 110x12x3
Good Mornings (Wide Stance) 110x3

Very good stretching session afterwards. I'm beginning to notice some improvement in my right glute. I'm gonna hit the shower and stretch out again.
Great lifting Val, super strong deadlifts and good to see someone else doing their GM's with a wide stance. I get a real good stretch in the hammies this way AND it seems a bit easier on the lower back

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Thank you Carl. I edited my journal for yesterday's session. I actually did 3 sets of GM's. The wide stance is easier on the nurts too.
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Thank you Carl. I edited my journal for yesterday's session. I actually did 3 sets of GM's. The wide stance is easier on the nurts too.
I agree.

Great looking deads.
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I agree.

Great looking deads.
Thank you, BTB. I had a couple more deads in the tank, but I remember the last time I ran 5/3/1 I set the bar too high, and was having to do mad reps (10+) on my max deadlift sets. I'm playing more conservative this time around and letting things come to me.
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