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Old 08-24-2010, 08:36 AM   #31
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Would it be ok to add in BB Rows on bench press day to get in a little back work?
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I like the dumbbell version better because it takes some of the back strain out of the movement, but there’s no denying the awesomeness of the barbell row. There are a lot of variations here, and some of them are pretty awful. The key to doing these properly – and the same holds true for any other exercise – is to figure out what you want to accomplish with the exercise. Then, you perform it in a way that accomplishes this goal."
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Old 08-24-2010, 04:22 PM   #32
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I'll definitely have to do them on bench press day. My entire back is sore (muscularly) from my workout yesterday! I've never had that happen before, and i haven't been this sore (or sore at all) since I started taking xtend. Actually, now that I'm thinking about it, I was sore after my bench press day too. Weird...
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Old 08-24-2010, 04:28 PM   #33
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I like dumbbell rows a bit better as well. The back strain is lessened.
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That sounds like its a good thing, I'll use DB. What do you think of alternating BB Incline and DB incline every other week on bench press day? Bad idea? Should I just stick with BB? The only reason I ask is I'm interested in seeing what I can do. But if it is a bad idea I won't do it.
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That sounds like its a good thing, I'll use DB. What do you think of alternating BB Incline and DB incline every other week on bench press day? Bad idea? Should I just stick with BB? The only reason I ask is I'm interested in seeing what I can do. But if it is a bad idea I won't do it.
I personally like rotating exercises. I would give it a shot.
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Old 08-24-2010, 05:00 PM   #36
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Should I just pick up a weight I know I can do for 10 reps?
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Should I just pick up a weight I know I can do for 10 reps?
Andy, I assume you are going to be doing 5x10, so I would pick a weight I can do 12 - 15 reps with.
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That makes sense. Thanks man. About to go hit the Military Press Day!!
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Military Press Day
90 X 5
95 X 5
105 X 10
60 X 10 (5 Times)

Rear Delt Flyes
75 X 10 (5 Times)

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Everything felt easy today. The weight all felt too light. My military presses were strict. Wasn't really feeling anything as I was leaving the gym. Starting to workout in the gym at my college tomorrow. Looked around today, and it's freaking awesome I'm pretty excited because it's FREE
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nice job man 10 reps is a great goal to hit on the first wave nice job.

what college are you at? I'm leaving tomorrow, cant wait to check out my college gym
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