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Old 08-08-2008, 08:33 AM   #11
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By deciding what your squat/deadlift goal is meant to be to you (PL competition, CFT, improving cycling power, etc.), that will help you guide your approach to training.

Figuring out the "why" will help you to figure out the "how".

I hope that made sense. It's hard to stick to a goal if the reasons behind pursuing it aren't ferreted out first.
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Old 08-08-2008, 09:30 AM   #12
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Figuring out the "why" will help you to figure out the "how".

this seems important....good idea.
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Old 08-10-2008, 03:25 PM   #13
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Thanks everyone for their advice, now it's time to put it into action!
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Old 10-11-2008, 04:27 PM   #14
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Hey guys I finally got that double bodyweight dead lift of 160kg, I did it by CrossFit and the occasional extra dedicated strength day of 3 x 3 dead lifts at around 140kg. Thank you all for the advice!
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Old 10-11-2008, 04:41 PM   #15
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By deciding what your squat/deadlift goal is meant to be to you (PL competition, CFT, improving cycling power, etc.), that will help you guide your approach to training.

Figuring out the "why" will help you to figure out the "how".

I hope that made sense. It's hard to stick to a goal if the reasons behind pursuing it aren't ferreted out first.
I'd forgotten about this thread and somehow missed this post. One of the finer posts around here.

Matthew,
Good work on the Deadlift.
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Old 10-12-2008, 07:17 AM   #16
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Hey guys I finally got that double bodyweight dead lift of 160kg, I did it by CrossFit and the occasional extra dedicated strength day of 3 x 3 dead lifts at around 140kg. Thank you all for the advice!
Congrats! Now work on a 2.5 BW!
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