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    Thanks for the input guys. We started a Reg Park...

    Thanks for the input guys. We started a Reg Park 5x5 program this past week and so far I'm amazed at how good it feels to be training full body for strength. I'm looking forward to improving my...
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    5x5 with my son?

    Do you guys think I could follow a Starting Strength, Strong Lifts or Reg Park style 5x5 routine with my 15 year old beginning lifter son as an 48 year old experienced lifter? Would I be better off...
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    I would think you would want to minimize the load...

    I would think you would want to minimize the load on your spine if your chiropractor is recommending not doing squats. Choose leg press over squats. Supported rows or chins/pulldowns over dead...
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    Awesome for you Rob. Just curious, did the...

    Awesome for you Rob. Just curious, did the doctor give you a reason for not lifting?
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    That's an awesome story moeheep, very inspiring. ...

    That's an awesome story moeheep, very inspiring. I'm sure we will each have to find what works best for us and it sounds like you've found a routine that's working well for you.
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    Welcome back to lifting kenc. I stopped lifting...

    Welcome back to lifting kenc. I stopped lifting with any regularity about 10 years ago and started back about 3 years ago and to my surprise I've made some decent progress. I'm also 48 and...
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    I actually wear headphones and crank 70's and 80's rock, so I guess liking lound music is an individual thing. At 48 I don't really do super low rep sets on any big compound move, my heavy days I...
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    diddo on the dumbbell work

    At 45 years old I had shoulder surgery and had the same problem, surgery side was smaller/weaker than non-surgery side. 3 years later and now there is really no difference. I did nothing but...
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    I'm kinda concerned about that too Doug. I feel...

    I'm kinda concerned about that too Doug. I feel at my age maybe trying to go from 250ish bench to 315 and up to a 365 or so squat might not be smart. Maybe just get on a good routine, keep my reps...
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    hey Matt, are there any gyms in our area that are...

    hey Matt, are there any gyms in our area that are focused on powerlifting? I'm guessing this crowd would be more in tune with what I'm trying to accomplish. Plus I could probably learn a lot from...
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    new member from Alpharetta

    Hello All,

    Been lurking for a bit and really enjoyed some of the training advice here. Thanks to everyone that has put this site together.

    I'm 47 and have been training on and off for 20+...
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    The Krav school near me is pretty intense from a...

    The Krav school near me is pretty intense from a cardio standpoint. I would train Krav every other day and lift on the days you're not in Krav. Something like M-W-F Krav and T-Th-Sat lift. Drop...
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