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If your goals are to Squat x2 and Deadlift 3x your body weight you should continue with the program unless you are injured, progression has stalled or you have a bad form. Consider your diet and if you're resting enough. If you are resting enough, eating to sustain your goals, training 3x a week with good form and not progressing then consider deloading.
Progress at the rate which you feel is safe. If you have back problems, fix them while working out as hard and heavy as possible while not aggravating those problems. Once they're fixed, add back in the weight or exercises that you took out. Eat in accordance with how heavy you're lifting. Drop the long-term multiples-of-bodyweight goals. Just focus on ...
For a fun, yet practical reference on food, Paul Carter wrote an article based on the different diet fads over time. The basic take away is this: Calories are king. If you want to gain weight, increase Calories. If you want to get thinner, reduce Calories. Eat your protein. At least 1g/lb lean body mass (with the information you gave, is 136g at the ...
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