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Old 01-09-2008, 09:06 PM   #1
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Hi Everyone,

My name is Mike and I'm new to these boards. I just spent the last 3/4 days reviewing everything on these boards (while, as much as I could!!!). I just recently bought Pavel T's Power to the People. In it, he says that doing two Oly lifts (deadlift and sidepress as you all already know) will build unbelievable strength and definition. I love the strength aspect, but I would also like to increase muscle definition. Do these strength excercises really form you into an "out of planet rock" (quoting Pavel)? Can I expect body composition changes- if so, what kind?

I am 160 pounds- 6 feet tall. I am a soccer player and don't want to add any more bulk to my frame. My goals are two fold- first and foremost- increase strength. Secondly- increase muscular definition without adding mass (think the builds of David Beckham and the late Brandon Lee). Am I able to achieve my goals using PTP program minimum of 2 sets of 5 using the 2 excercises 5 days a week?

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Old 01-10-2008, 03:37 AM   #2
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Muscle def is made in the kitchen, muscle strength in the gym.
If you did read most of the posts(in all threads), you'll see extensive discussion on diet. If not, consider reading them.

1. Lift heavy objects from the floor overhead
2. Eat like a horse or just eat the horse.
BTW, if you find Grass Fed horse, let me know.

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Old 01-10-2008, 06:36 AM   #3
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Jay said it all right there.

Don't believe the hype that any type of exercise "magically" burns more fat than any others, no matter what the folks who publish the large-print, over-sized books tell you.
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Old 01-10-2008, 08:58 AM   #4
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Just repeating what has been said above....

Muscle definition = Lower Bodyfat to see muscles
Low Bodyfat = Eating the right way
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Old 01-10-2008, 10:39 AM   #5
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Just repeating what has been said above....

Muscle definition = Lower Bodyfat to see muscles
Low Bodyfat = Eating the right way
Thanks everyone for your replies! Yep, diet is in check. I eat all the right things, read all the posts about that. I know about the low bodyfat. Just wondering of the actual PTP does what it says it does- build incredible definition using only 2 Oly lifts?
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Just wondering of the actual PTP does what it says it does- build incredible definition using only 2 Oly lifts?
Because he wants to sell more books!

I would imagine any big compound movement lifts when done with enough intensity and weight will stimulate max GH response pwo and lead to greater fat loss.
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Old 01-10-2008, 01:38 PM   #7
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Just wondering of the actual PTP does what it says it does- build incredible definition using only 2 Oly lifts?
Pick up some heavy crap already. Whattaya want, a money back guarantee?
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