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asked What is an ideal body fat% for young lean males?
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comment Is taking a set to failure recommended for any type of lift or goal?
If a bodybuilder were in a position where they could do reps to failure, wouldn't they be better off by just increasing the weight instead and sticking to their rep range?
Dec
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answered Is taking a set to failure recommended for any type of lift or goal?
Dec
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comment Gyming does not add bulk to my body, it only puts my body into good shape
@Geek Don't think in terms of absolutes. SS is not a bodybuilding program--that is a fact--but that fact doesn't mean you cannot gain mass from it, only that it is not the optimal program for such a goal.
Dec
22
comment Gyming does not add bulk to my body, it only puts my body into good shape
@Kate That is because Rippetoe's SS is a strength program, not a bulk or bodybuilding program, so it logically follows that his advice would lean that direction. Mehdi's SL is closer aligned to bodybuilding and follows in the footsteps of Reg Parks old program, but even still lacks enough exercises and diversity to be a proper bodybuilding program (outside of extreme novice with <6m of training). If you are following SS with the intent of gaining mass, you are doing it wrong.
Dec
22
comment Gyming does not add bulk to my body, it only puts my body into good shape
Basically just add volume to the workout. You could add shrugs, dips, chin/pull ups, cgbp, curls, or core exercises. The answer is essentially defined by what you feel you are lacking in and wish to supplement through the program.
Dec
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comment Gyming does not add bulk to my body, it only puts my body into good shape
One of the more valid critiques against SL/SS is that they do not add much bulk, which is mostly a result of the fact they are designed for strength first and foremost. If mass is the primary concern, then an extended compound barbell program would be more advisable. That way you still get the base strength from squats/deadlifts, but you also get a lot more desired definition from the extra chest / arm exercises.
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reviewed Approve Exercises for a programmer sitting by the PC all day
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asked What is proper form for kneeling cable crunches?
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reviewed Reject An odd day of little calories
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awarded  Civic Duty
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revised Body fat loss halted. Anyone have experience getting under 8% body fat?
expanded answer and provided link for credibility
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comment Body fat loss halted. Anyone have experience getting under 8% body fat?
I am honestly not sure why this got three downvotes, since the advice is sound. I've added a link to t-nation that explains the idea behind what Smitt_3000 is recommending.