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Old 02-08-2007, 12:53 PM   #30
Elliot Royce
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well, the snail is impressed by the turtle, I guess. Rippetoe's Programming book has the benchmarks in the back. I think at that body weight the level for a novice lifter (he means someone with less than 2-3 years of pretty dedicated lifting) was around 300lbs for deadlift (I may be wrong). I meant more the overall amount you're doing plus the push presses where I have only worked my way up to 130lbs.

Are you doing RDLs to help get your back in shape?

Yes, I was in the Reserves for 13 years or so. Having to pass the PT test was always a good motivator for running, but I would imagine you could easily pass -- you're just trying to max it out.
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