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@Ace Cabbie mentions in your comments that a lot of your perceived strength loss is simply because you are lifting more weight. You say that you have gained 15kgs of fat, which is fairly significant. Plugging your numbers into Strength Level's One Rep Max Calculator it looks like you lost roughly 9% of your strength. This is just a rough estimate of course, ...


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You're not necessarily having trouble recovering. After a year is usually where new lifters start to plateau from a linear progression of just adding weight. i.e. The End of Noobie Gains (as they say) Sometimes just switching the style of programming will jumpstart your progress. First off - Make sure your nutrition and sleep is on target (those are the ...


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Is this a medical issue he is facing? I do not know, we do not diagnose medical issues on this site. Is that inflammatory effect genetic? Inflammation is simply blood rushing to the area to heal the irritated muscle, and is an important part of healing. You just don't want to overwork yourself and cause too much injury. Different people have different ...


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