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Old 03-21-2010, 02:03 PM   #11
Robert Callahan
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Originally Posted by Jae Chung View Post
We've been doing straight linear progressions, adding 5 lbs. to DL and goblet squats for around 3 weeks now, SS-style, about 3x per week. We started at very low weights to work on form, initially 3x5 and then 5x5 to get more volume out of the light weights.
Keep in mind the older you get the worst your recovery is. Linear progression will thus be shorter the older you get. Reducing lift frequency and moving to more advanced training programs to facilitate recovery is something to always keep in mind while working with older populations
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