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Old 08-23-2012, 04:48 PM   #11 (permalink)
rpmcduff
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Originally Posted by twentythirteen View Post
Thanks Ron! I did squats yesterday for like the first time in years. I'm starting really light so I don't get discouraged. I know you're supposed to feel the burn and work to like 90% effort each set, but I'll have to work up to that. Good luck to you!
Starting light is a great idea. Better to learn where you are lifting conservatively than to have an injury because you went to heavy too soon. I am doing the same with Deadlifts I know I can do more but am slowly increasing each week to avoid injury.
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Male, Age 53 Height 5'-11"
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Mini-Goal......................225 Achieved 9/21/2012
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Mini-Goal.......................215
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