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Chris Smith

Member since Jul 13, 2009

Recent Blog Comments By Chris Smith

  • Project HUGE: Deadlifts At 385lbs And Natural Hamstring Raises

    Posted on Feb 3, 2010 at 10:47 AM

    I workout at a place in St Augustine Fl called "Alpha Gym". It's actually a bit of a whole but its full of free weights and allot of serious people train there. Honestly, my bench is nothing compared to some of the folks there. Not to many cardio queens though we do have a BUNCH of college chicks fl... read more »

  • Project HUGE: Deadlifts At 385lbs And Natural Hamstring Raises

    Posted on Feb 2, 2010 at 2:05 PM

    Ya, shoulder issues suck. I don't know if I'm just starting to get old or just a bit wiser but I baby my shoulders and rarely try to flat bench anything that I can't get 3 sets of 3 clean presses out of (currently 365 - not a monster press but not bad). BTW, those high rep squats are superb core t... read more »

  • Project HUGE: Deadlifts At 385lbs And Natural Hamstring Raises

    Posted on Feb 1, 2010 at 10:55 AM

    Ben, my experience with dead lifts has taught me two things. 1) Heavily train all of the heavily strained insularly muscles. Wrists, high and low back, shoulders (shrugs), hams, quads, calves etc.. Not doing so will sooner or later results in a serious injury. Once you move past your current level... read more »