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The question is already old, but I recently got myself faced with the same problem. Basically, the guy (Madcow) did write a few lines regarding additional exercises: For arms choose a single biceps and triceps exercise and perform them at the end once per week for 3 sets of whatever - your arms will take a beating from all the pulling and pressing ...


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You can, and you may, there's not much need to start that low unless you are new to that particular lift, just start at a weight which you will achieve in the fourth week. Which means, if you are currently lifting 225, you should start from 160-165 (5 pound increase each workout), that'll be more than enough.


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Will it harm my body proportions to lift 36kg on EVERY exercise in Stronglifts, or must they absolutely have a difference in ratio? I don't think it will harm your body at all, especially since the other answer seems to be "stop exercising so often". Dave Liepmann's answer is correct in that ratios matter because they mimic the strength of the human ...


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If you're overhead pressing as much as you're deadlifting, either something is wrong (like a deadlift-preventing injury) or you're not challenging your deadlift. The way humans are built make them able to lift more--a lot more--with some lifts than with others. So yes, the ratios between different lifts matters in StrongLifts. If you look around, you can ...


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Will it harm my body proportions to lift 36kg on EVERY exercise in Stronglifts, or must they absolutely have a difference in ratio? No, not at all. The reason? You will not be linearly progressing at the same pace for each of your lifts. If you ask me, that recommended starting weight, is just a guideline, you do not need follow it. EDIT: After ...



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