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Whenever I want to get one of our guy's box jump...

Whenever I want to get one of our guy's box jump height up for a workout including max height in a competition, we usually get an inch or two out of just mobilizing their hips well and focusing on...
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This thread helped me quite a bit. Couldn't...

This thread helped me quite a bit. Couldn't figure out why things were getting all wonky at the end of max efforts. Relaxed my upper body, boom, gone. And took time off my 500/1k.

Thanks!!
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Really fun day of 250's today. Pretty sure I PR'd...

Really fun day of 250's today. Pretty sure I PR'd by a full second but I'm still using a stop watch so... who knows. Felt fast. And my gas tank is solid much deeper into the session. I don't start to...
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Squatted in the ballpark of my old 80% rep work...

Squatted in the ballpark of my old 80% rep work with 150kg 5x3 this evening, and smoked my 500 time(and then matched it 5 more times) the day prior. Good week so far!

So at our very mildly banked,...
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What a coincidence. I will be having tri-tip and...

What a coincidence. I will be having tri-tip and ice cream this evening myself.
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Oh also, Velocirapture what is a Russian Step??

Oh also, Velocirapture what is a Russian Step??
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New favorite thing to do on the bike: sprint...

New favorite thing to do on the bike: sprint starts. After intervals today I spend about 30 minutes just practicing 12-18 hard standing strokes before tucking in. Probably the most fun I've had on...
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We have to address this pretty frequently with...

We have to address this pretty frequently with new clients and even some special programs athletes. Seems like a common mobility issue.
Generally we develop a basic series of stretches that they're...
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So, until now most of my training has been steady...

So, until now most of my training has been steady single efforts. 1ks, 500's, 250's, or LSD.

Today I wanted to do something different so I did three laps(500m) steady, then sprinted(lol) the 4th....
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Granted, I'm a newb and while I have a basic...

Granted, I'm a newb and while I have a basic operational understanding of the energy systems, I don't have any grasp of the sport specific argument here.

However, is it possible you're simply...
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Thanks guys!

Thanks guys!
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Hey guys, another new guy post. Found another...

Hey guys, another new guy post. Found another local bike. Mid-00's Dolan. Road fork(brakes). Never raced but the owner, who bought it used, rode it "..almost every day for a year". So, lots of...
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This slayed me.

This slayed me.
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There actually is a shop/studio that's...

There actually is a shop/studio that's racing-oriented just a mile from work. I was going to ride over later and ask him for some set up input. I have to get him to sort out the crankset on the bike...
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The shop I picked them up from lowered the saddle...

The shop I picked them up from lowered the saddle a bit. I was a bit leery as it took me forever to find the height on that bike that I like. Bearing in mind that this bike is huuuge for me. I'm 5'7"...
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We got a little bonus for our event going off so...

We got a little bonus for our event going off so well. I was able to finally get proper shoes and clips like a real boy, and put some more cash in the bike fund.
Biffed it right onto my side on one...
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That is a monstrous human being on that bike. ...

That is a monstrous human being on that bike.

The video was fun to watch for sure.

Looking forward to reading your input on here sir!
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Yeah be sure and hit me up. You can use our gym...

Yeah be sure and hit me up. You can use our gym is you need to get any weight work in.
I believe the local trackies get together Sat. morning at 930 for laps. And there's almost always something...
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For sure man. On the mellowdrome several times a...

For sure man. On the mellowdrome several times a week. Its where I do all my "track" workouts. The surface has some choppy spots but its not so bad.

Loooads of beer. My gym is a block away from...
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Gnarly pulling Quinn and Montgomery. The...

Gnarly pulling Quinn and Montgomery.

The silly hat definitely legitimizes the lift. Dig the gym set up.

These are my best training lifts from last year when prepping for a meet at 165#. So, I...
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Slick home set up Vance! I'm fortunate in that...

Slick home set up Vance!
I'm fortunate in that I work in a gym. Although sometimes it would be nice to train not at work.

Heaviest I've deadlifted since my layoff today. Encouraging in some...
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Three days without training of any kind as the...

Three days without training of any kind as the gym's event consumes all of our time. Felt great to ride today but with tenacious headwinds and punked out and instead of sprinting, did a 10k. Nice...
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I've never seen strong evidence to support it. If...

I've never seen strong evidence to support it. If it exists, I'd like to see it.

Anecdotal here, I'll happily admit that grinding a PR deadlift is probably one of the most physically taxing...
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Posted By DanAVL

Fun conversation

Fun conversation
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Nice Vance!

Nice Vance!
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Pantani, please drop me an email! ...

Pantani, please drop me an email!
daniel.jacob.hartley@gmail.com

Sorry, can't PM.
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Hah! I didn't get it until the bib bit. Aren't I...

Hah! I didn't get it until the bib bit. Aren't I silly.

If it was a friendly jab, no harm no foul. I have two Muslims and Jews that train together. Hilarity regularly ensues. They're all light...
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I'm not getting the Lance joke?? And as a...

I'm not getting the Lance joke??

And as a former bro, what a dick.
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BW Loss seems to effect everyone in different...

BW Loss seems to effect everyone in different ways. When I came down from 210+ training for strongman, my DL took the biggest hit. I never could seem to break my all-time PR at the lower BW. Granted...
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Squatting over 100kg for the first time since...

Squatting over 100kg for the first time since October. Feels good man.
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Man, glad you're okay. I didn't really appreciate...

Man, glad you're okay. I didn't really appreciate the dangers of being on a bike til I clipped a car the other day going downhill.
And the highlighted is why I always turn down my MTB friends here...
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You're in the gym more than me!

You're in the gym more than me!
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Posted By DanAVL

Rode 40 miles today. My everything hurts.

Rode 40 miles today. My everything hurts.
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That's what I assume. Which is understandable. ...

That's what I assume. Which is understandable.

Neat shop. It's a converted bar and they just kept the bar. Only open til 7 though.
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Well the guy won't even consider selling without...

Well the guy won't even consider selling without the extras, that I don't need. And while the ad says 650$, the shop says $750. Oh well. It was worth scoping out.

Appreciate all the input guys!
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Went to check out the Fuji Track Pro today. Turns...

Went to check out the Fuji Track Pro today. Turns out is does not have an integrated seat post.

Wasn't sure what the most important bits to get pictures of were, so I took some random shots.
...
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Posted By DanAVL

Well, that's disappointing. I'm going to try and...

Well, that's disappointing. I'm going to try and make it by there later today to confirm that it's this type of post. Womp, womp, wommmmmmp
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Posted By DanAVL

Soooo this popped up on the local craigslist...

Soooo this popped up on the local craigslist today
Like new Fuji Pro Track Bike 54 cm (http://asheville.craigslist.org/bik/4413109178.html)

Going to check it out in person tomorrow. I was going...
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Posted By DanAVL

Carleton, This forum doesn't let you pm with...

Carleton,
This forum doesn't let you pm with less than fifty messages. The coach's name is Hugh Moran. I'm talking to him on the phone tomorrow to get some basic direction. Do you know him?
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This is a very good thing. Especially given that...

This is a very good thing. Especially given that it's not your primary pursuit(I assume).
Also, assuming the training maxes keep going up.
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Indeed sir! I've been scoping the local bike...

Indeed sir! I've been scoping the local bike shops for some used SPD's but to no avail. I think I'm just going to have to bite it and get some new ones. We have a several bike shops here so I'll just...
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Well, that's surprising. Hah. The primary...

Well, that's surprising. Hah.
The primary reason I've kept the breaks so short is due to time constraints. I generally only have 1-2 hours to train, tops. That includes 24 minutes of travel to and...
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Oh it has driven me mad. I was deep in a nice...

Oh it has driven me mad. I was deep in a nice stretch of PR's at that bodyweight and then my knee flared again. I've been dealing with it for years. I'm excited to be squatting at all right now, for...
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I'm picking up what you're putting down. Makes...

I'm picking up what you're putting down. Makes sense.
On the upside, I'm definitely not squatting 4-hondo plus anytime soon. I took a solid 5 months off of strength training thanks to my kne. Just...
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Thanks for the input! Hopefully my experience...

Thanks for the input!
Hopefully my experience as a machinist will somehow help me to bungle the whole gear thing slightly less once I get into it. Probably not though.

Funny you should suggest...
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Hermes, what down-market frameset would you say...

Hermes, what down-market frameset would you say best facilitates straight forward gear changes by novices?? In the sub 1k$ category.
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Well there are variations of the LBBS Box Squat....

Well there are variations of the LBBS Box Squat. Many variations really. All with a different purpose in mind.
In the WSBB method you're relaxing the posterior quite a bit and sitting back on the...
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Harder =/= effective. How something "feels" is...

Harder =/= effective.
How something "feels" is not the best indicator of training efficacy. You're going to have days where 80% feels like a PR attempt. As long as bar speed and form are...
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I've greatly enjoyed perusing the bank of cycling...

I've greatly enjoyed perusing the bank of cycling knowledge here. So, if I can return the favor in any way via my strength training experience, I'm happy to help.

You guys have a good group here.
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At your level of strength development I would...

At your level of strength development I would lean more towards paused squats for bottom stability/confidence than box squats as your priority is not 1RM development, but GPP. The solution to almost...
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