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Thanks everyone for all your responses, much appreciated. Will continue working it and bring it back to level strength :) Cheers J


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In my case my dominant side was weaker than the other side. I do not know if was the right approach but I used to stop at 2 reps lower than my limit of the weaker side. For example my left hand was stronger than my right(though I am right handed). For a single bicep curl, I used to do 8 reps with my left(even if I could do 12), and do 10 with my right(which ...


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Sure you can, but it's going to take time. One of the major things I've noticed is my dominant arm is stronger than my non-dominant. In this case I happen to be a lefty...sinister, I know... Anyway, what I found worked for me is to start all my single arm movements with my weaker arm, and finish with it. Basically forcing my weaker arm to rep 1-2 more reps ...


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simple answer: you can't. So you can of course substitute it for something else but the results probably won't be anything like the results you would get with squats. I haven't done Wendler myself yet but I'm pretty sure the program is basically written for the big 3.


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Lunges seem to not get a lot of love, but they'd be a good candidate to consider in this case. You could either use dumbbells, hold barbell plates in your hands, or clean the bar up and drop it into squat/lunge position that way (via an overhead press as an intermediate step). I agree with Dave's answer as well about doing some front squats. All that ...


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Clean the barbell once for each set of front squats. The squats will be submaximal, but that just means you'll have a chance to kick ass on the AMRAP set.


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I started today a new inverted row cycle by lowering one step the bar and trying 3x3 and failed. It is simply too hard. Going back by raising the bar a step and 3x15 makes not much sense, I think, since I am already able to do that I think the training variables you can control are intensity, volume, and muscles worked. Since increasing the intensity ...


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The barbell row really is a terrific exercise right up until (for me) you start going over your bodyweight. So if you're 180lb, having 180lb's of bar+plates tends to be pretty heavy primarily because you're probably already doing a lot of other lower back exercises. A big advantage to barbell lifts (vs bodyweight) is that you can incrementally change your ...


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I do something like this version of the dumbbell hang clean. Essentially: Stand up with the dumbbells at your sides or in front of you. Bend forward, maintaining the natural curve of the spine. This is also called a "flat back" or a natural back arch. Don't let the shoulders shrug forward and don't curl your back forward. When the dumbbells are just ...



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