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A program should be switched out when you feel like you're hitting a plateau, and are no longer progressing. If your program doesn't have a "here's what you do if you plateau", then switch it out. As ever, variation is key, which means that unless your program has built-in variation for when progress stagnates, every program is only temporary. It sounds ...


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The quick answer is either "When you've reached the end of the program" or "When you're not longer progressing or your goals change". I don't know anything about the program you're following, so I'm going to address two different types of programs and introduce a concept by Dan John, bus bench and park bench programs. The two different types of programs ...


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Bodybuilder with rotator cuff tear here. I have a shoulder injury as well in my rotator cuff although I'm very curious about yours because most tears heal. Either way, I'd suggest seeing a few different bone specialists or orthopedics or physiatrists and a well qualified physical therapist. Making sure they specialize in sports will help too. The treatment ...


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I'm not a doctor, blah blah blah, but... Over the past several years of lifting weights, playing with strongman training and rock climbing, I've had numerous injuries including (but not limited to) a fractured thumb, popped finger tendons, severe shoulder trauma (can't remember exactly, but only narrowly avoided surgery), rotator cuff issues with both ...


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