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  1. How do you combine deadlifts and swings?

    Been a long time since my last post.

    So, How do you combine deadlifts and swings?

    My goal is build my deadlift while maintaining some level of endurance and hip mobility during the winter so I...
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    What protocol did you use? What diet did you use?...

    What protocol did you use? What diet did you use? What were your goals and did you achieve them? What do you mean by boot camp? (hint: terminology we do not like here) What are you working on now?
    ...
  3. Does anyone sell DD Kettlebells near Pittsburgh PA?

    Please advise.:confused:
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    Just to clarify my goal of 2x body weight classic...

    Just to clarify my goal of 2x body weight classic press is not a kettlebell movement. Its the standing barbell press with knees locked out. I do TGUs with a 97lb bell and presses with a 80lb bell...
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    In that spirit, how are you using the getup? ...

    In that spirit, how are you using the getup?


    The forum has gotten very slow. Yikes.

    Anyway. I use the getup exclusively as my only upper body movement in between rounds of presses. Over the...
  6. How do I fix it? Stretch what is...

    How do I fix it?[/QUOTE]

    Stretch what is tight. Strengthen what is loose. Practice unweighted movements with proper alignment or mechanics. Progress to weighted movements.

    If your femur is ER...
  7. Excellent question. PTTP total deadlift volume...

    Excellent question.

    PTTP total deadlift volume per week 50 reps of 70-85% 1RM over 7 days.

    Kirk Kowalski's routine 7-10 sets of 2-8 reps of 60-95% 1RM in one day. averaging 45 reps.

    Now...
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    I suggest using a wave progression like the...

    I suggest using a wave progression like the following assuming your 5RM is 315lbs.

    Monday 245lbs two sets of 5
    Tuesday 255
    Wednesday 265
    Thursday 275
    Friday 285

    Monday 255 (Add ten lbs to...
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    Take Marty's advice "push the calories then push the weight"

    I take a different approach to the holidays than Phil and Dennis. I am in a strength building phase for the squat and deadlift for November and December. I train heavy, eat a lot, and then rest. It...
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    Pavels 3 day power routine

    Does anyone remember Pavels 3 day a week power routine from BB?

    This is my modified version based on my poor memory and some small but intentional changes.

    Day 1
    Classic Press 4 sets of 4-6...
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    Five years ago when I was in graduate school my...

    Five years ago when I was in graduate school my professor quoted similar numbers and acted as if they where common knowledge among strength professionals which leads me to believe there was a peer...
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    What is the best fat bar?

    Does anyone train with the rogue axle, el gorgo, or homemade fat bars?

    Do you do the clean and press without rotating collars?
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    That is a good list. To be successful or just to...

    That is a good list. To be successful or just to avoid injury in a competition you would want to master all of the above, and know your limits. Everyone will have some carry over, the loaded carries...
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    I am no expert but I can help you brainstorm. I...

    I am no expert but I can help you brainstorm. I would train the three power lifts in traditional style heavy once a week on separate days with the addition of an overhead press. Then train all the...
  15. Like I said this is not my bread and butter but...

    Like I said this is not my bread and butter but the point is progress slow to prevent injury. You will need four weeks of easy conditioning before you can increase the speed. On weeks 5,6,7 you...
  16. Running for distance is not my specialty so...

    Running for distance is not my specialty so hopefully we get some additional imput for you. However I have trained for the two mile timed run twice before after a winter of no running whatsoever....
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    After ETK I worked my way up to a 48kg TGU...

    After ETK I worked my way up to a 48kg TGU routine over about 18 months like this:

    Monday 3 getups per hand, alternating hands each rep, with heaviest bell.
    Wednesday 4 getups per hand
    Friday 5...
  18. That is understandable, so we need some goals,...

    That is understandable, so we need some goals, for example:

    Five perfect form pistols each leg.
    200% bodyweight deadlift.
    200 snatches with 35lb bell in 10 min.
    Run 6 min mile.
    Run 70 second...
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    I agree that it is difficult to gain more than 15...

    I agree that it is difficult to gain more than 15 lbs of muscle just eating healthy and lifting hard. Anyone on this forum who has been training 5, 10, 15 years would agree. However this was the...
  20. Closed chain lower body exercise: squats,...

    Closed chain lower body exercise: squats, deadlift, lunges...
    Open chain lower body exercise: straight leg raise, hamstring curls, knee extension machine...

    Closed chain upper body exercise:...
  21. Deadpress is an excellent option for heavy solo...

    Deadpress is an excellent option for heavy solo pressing, no risk of injury at all. You can set this up in the power rack, on jerk blocks, or off the floor with homemade wooden blocks.

    I made my...
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    Deadlift Question

    To deadlift 1st or swing 1st, that is the question?

    If I plan on DL twice a week, Marty style, sets of 3 working up to heavy work sets. Should I swing before, after, or on a different day? My goal...
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    It builds stability in the top of the press or...

    It builds stability in the top of the press or tgu.
  24. Marc How do u bench press but not have room to...

    Marc
    How do u bench press but not have room to deadlift with an Olympic bar? Your goals are very attainable, in fact if you cannot bench your bodyweight or deadlift 150% of your bodyweight I would...
  25. Sean, Not a criticism just a question. I am no...

    Sean,

    Not a criticism just a question. I am no swing expert.

    Why the elbow flexion at the top of the swing? It looks like you are using the elbow as a fulcrum and not the shoulder. Looks like a...
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    Marty is an awesome writer. When he talks about...

    Marty is an awesome writer. When he talks about olympic lifting it makes me want to practice olympic lifts, when he talks about powerlifting I want to move to Ohio. Then I got online and found out...
  27. Be more specific.

    I think your question if something like this. Lets say you did kettlebell press and swings, heavy light medium, monday wednesday friday. Pullups and light jogging or intervals, tuesday thursday...
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    Practice the Deadlift that fits your body best

    Many of us are not in a position to choose a deadlift technique. More often the deadlift technique chooses us. You can only practice the technique that your range of motion allows.

    I have yet to...
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    I am currently on a 16 week cycle of PTTP. I use...

    I am currently on a 16 week cycle of PTTP. I use kettle bells for my pressing and barbell sumo deadlifts for my pulls. When both exercises are performed as Pavel suggests the lats are active in both...
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    Totally agree with Dennis. Nutrition log plus...

    Totally agree with Dennis. Nutrition log plus daily walks will ensure good results. If your gaining weight on WD you must be eating carbs before eating veg and protein, aka your a carboholic. It's ok...
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