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Old 07-14-2008, 07:54 AM
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Is that all just warmup? I lift after I get home from work and have a hard time with my energy level. I'm eating more oatmal between meals and Dr. Praeger veggie burgers with meals for energy but still relly lacking in the energy department. That might be too much warm up for me but I see I'm doing way too little and need to increase what I do to warmup.
It certainly looks like alot of work. But it takes about 15 minutes total to do it and it is not very challenging. Doing some sort of a scheme like that with a distinct acclimation can actually help you to put more weight on the bar, think of those triples and singles as a way of priming your cns for heavy work.

I'm not sure where the original write-up came from, I know it's pasted in monstaface's journal.
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Old 07-14-2008, 11:08 AM
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Anuj... you make me sound like superman!

Truth of the matter is that my 20 rep is not even close to 400, though I may be looking at 300 by the end of this year. I have backed away from training them but once a month, and I've aimed at doing a percentage of my current working max, not making the 20 reps a max in itself.

I'll probably hit up 20 reps every week starting this winter again. Since I work out in the garage (temp = 2.5 degrees warmer than outside if I'm lucky) I try to keep my work brief and highly taxing. 20 reppers are great for this, though I have noted a small decrease in my actual 1RM, though I suspect this is only a very temporary thing, and I expect to crush my old max in short order (maybe a couple months).
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look at the post form talo. they posted it after i was being a big dumb dumb and didnt warm up before a max lift
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