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  1. lawdog is offline

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ronin
    Good choices.

    You can try them twice a week ( monday and friday for example) and see how it goes.
    Maybe a Light ( 8-10 rep) and heavy ( 3-5 rep) day.
    Just to see how that feels.
    That's exactly where I would start, then adjust it from there according to how you feel.

    I agree about the deadlifts too. Start light and get that form down. Remember, do not round your lower back when doing the DL. Always maintain proper spinal alignment, even if it means you stay light for a while.
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    10/14/2005 3:38pm

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ronin
    Deadlfiting is THE exercise.

    When you lift anythign heavy, what do you do?

    Take it slow, light weight to learn HOW to do it.
    Strong lower back is NEVER a bad thing.
    I am an idiot.

    In my last post, I didn't mean deadlifting at all (even though I wrote it twice), I was actually meaning benchpressing. What's your opinion on the benchpress?
  3. lawdog is offline

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    Quote Originally Posted by BenwaMandelbrot
    I am an idiot.

    In my last post, I didn't mean deadlifting at all (even though I wrote it twice), I was actually meaning benchpressing. What's your opinion on the benchpress?
    In my opinion, Dips are far superior. I do both, just b/c I like benching, but if I could only do one, it would be dips. Bench Press is probably the most useless of the major lifts. If were you, I would do standing Military Press though.
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    Quote Originally Posted by lawdog
    Ideally, I'd think ST 2x per week, and MA 2-3x per week would be a good routine for most people.
    That's what I'm doing right now and I've been getting pretty good gains (in body mass and strength).
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    That's usually what my ratio comes out to too.
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    10/14/2005 10:32pm


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    lifting

    I used to lift three days a week. One day of squats/shoulders then day two bench/dips/incline then a day of pullups/rows/deadlifts. I started bjj and my strength went to crap. NOt like I was real big or anything but I was making some progress.

    After the first week I could barely hold the steering wheel to drive home, but I think my grip/elbows are getting stronger. How many hours a week is good for a new white belt? As many as I can get or should I limit myself to 1 or 2 a day?
    Last edited by haji; 10/14/2005 10:35pm at .
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    Your strength was ok, but your endurance was crap, that's why. I remember after my first BJJ class, my neck felt numb and it felt like my head was about to just fall off.

    PL
  8. Letum is offline

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    You should have gathered Chi from the ground and air first.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Letum
    You should have gathered Chi from the ground and air first.
    You've got it all wrong. Its gather chi from the earth and the heaven.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Samfoo
    You've got it all wrong. Its gather chi from the earth and the heaven.
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