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SPKRAUSE Posts: 543
1/24/13 11:13 A

Thanks for the link. It's good to have something to measure against.

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1/23/13 2:24 P

Awesome. I also find it helpful to show what we're capable of. I want those advanced numbers. hahaha.

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KJFITNESSDUDE Posts: 15,787
1/23/13 2:01 P

I consider myself an "intermediate" and by this chart I am an intermediate in the bench press and inbetween Novice & Intermediate on all others.
Thanks!

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1/23/13 8:56 A

So I've had questions about weight training and programs and I think many people like to do different things, that's fine. What ultimately matters is results. If you're building strength and making progress, you're probably on a good program. I find the tables below to be a decent barometer. Thought I'd share ...

www.exrx.net/Testing/WeightLifting/Strengt
hStandards.html


The big three:

Squat www.exrx.net/Testing/WeightLifting/SquatSt
andards.html

Deadlift www.exrx.net/Testing/WeightLifting/Deadlif
tStandards.html

Bench www.exrx.net/Testing/WeightLifting/BenchSt
andards.html


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urnal_individual.asp?blog_id=5425006


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