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Mar
9
comment Gaining strength at constant body weight vs bulking up followed by losing weight
@s3v3ns I do not. The "you" in my sentence means Mephisto, not people generally.
Mar
9
comment Gaining strength at constant body weight vs bulking up followed by losing weight
Bulking and cutting doesn't fit your goals--you just want to gradually get stronger and look better at approximately this size. Working out and fueling that workout generally works for that purpose without explicit bulks and cuts.
Mar
8
answered Gaining strength at constant body weight vs bulking up followed by losing weight
Mar
8
comment Wendler 5-3-1 without squats
@Committingtoaname I power clean about 85% of my front squat, but I hear there are some people who can clean 100% of their front squat.
Mar
8
answered Wendler 5-3-1 without squats
Mar
8
comment Gaining strength at constant body weight vs bulking up followed by losing weight
Why do you want to stay the same weight?
Mar
8
comment Gaining strength at constant body weight vs bulking up followed by losing weight
Why do you want to stay the same weight? What is your height and weight? Could you phrase your question more specifically than "can anybody explain ___?"
Mar
7
comment Auxiliary exercise to help my inverted rows to progress
@Mephisto Are you trying to lose fat/weight? Are you vegetarian, counting calories, or otherwise restricting food intake, and if so for how long?
Mar
7
comment Auxiliary exercise to help my inverted rows to progress
Food is anabolic. Unless you're trying to lose fat weight, don't deprive yourself.
Mar
3
answered 5/3/1 Assistance work for deadlift and OHP
Mar
3
comment Auxiliary exercise to help my inverted rows to progress
Is there a reason you want to do the 3x15 first?
Mar
3
comment Auxiliary exercise to help my inverted rows to progress
That's not exactly what I said. It's unlikely that after failing at lower-height 3x3 you'll be able to do it after 3x20 of the easier. What I'm saying is after a warm-up, do something on the lower-height bar: singles or doubles or negatives or whatever allows you to confidently get the reps in. Then follow that with 3x15 or 3x18 or 3x20 or 3x15 with static holds on the easier height to make sure you're getting plenty of volume.
Mar
2
answered Auxiliary exercise to help my inverted rows to progress
Mar
1
comment Deadlift form and individual morphometry
@CodenameCain I appreciate the discussion! :)
Feb
28
revised Deadlift form and individual morphometry
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Feb
28
comment Deadlift form and individual morphometry
Let us continue this discussion in chat.
Feb
28
revised Simplest diet that provides all essential nutrients
supplied link to "Fitness in 100 words", which the first two sentences copy exactly
Feb
28
comment Deadlift form and individual morphometry
I watched several minutes and didn't catch him specifically mention hips rising first, even in his discussion of maintaining versus lifting...a more specific time stamp would be swell if there's a point I'm missing in these fifteen minutes.
Feb
28
comment Deadlift form and individual morphometry
@CodenameCain OK, so the hips rising first before the bar leaves the ground means that the hips (not the back) are "doing the function" as he puts it. For instance if you watch his lift at 0:45 his hips are quite high, as I'm recommending. I'm not recommending setting up with hips low (like a squat-deadlift), getting the bar off the ground, then raising the hips so that the back rounds.
Feb
28
comment Simplest diet that provides all essential nutrients
The first two sentences deserve a link to their source.