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  1. Bodyweight Monitoring volume for pullups, dips, hanging leg raises, etc.

    In conjugate I monitor everything, but I haven't figured out how to calculate a number representative of volume for the bodyweight (and weighted) assistance. Pullups - what percentage of bw should I assign to a pullup? Also, say I add 100lb, is it then simply (% x BW +100)? Dips, hanging leg...
  2. Kettlebell programming from 16kg to 24 kg press

    hello everyone , i have been training rite of passage with the 16kg bell for 12 weeks now, at 70kg on my heavy days ( to the limit ladders ) i am pressing upto 8 sets of (1,2,3,4,5) and performing swings with the 24 kg , but i somehow am still not able to make the jump to 24 kg ( only 2...
  3. Kettlebell Feedback on my own KB program

    Hello, I would like to hear some feedback on my own kettlebell routine. Also, do tell if you recognize other similar principles or programs in it. I'd really appreciate it. The goal of the routine is to be something that is independent of the equipment (though of course, I prefer the KBs)...
  4. Kettlebell ROP “Easy Strength” Variation?

    Hello StrongFirst community, On page 109 of easy strength, the 2nd principle of “three ladders and three rungs” is discussed by Dan John. The specific example Dan used is Pavel’s ETK ROP program and mentions that 3 ladders and 3 rungs are what he found best to work the slow grinding movements...
  5. Bodyweight Is the increase in pull up volume causing my wrist and forearm pain?

    I used to do 10 sets of pull ups a week in the 6-8 reps range over two sessions. I've been doing this for four months up until December 2018, and never had any lingering forearm pain. In the past 5 weeks, I've found myself with more time, and have decided to do 5-7 sets of pull ups everyday (at...
  6. Carl

    Bodyweight When to end a set?

    Hi all, I'm interested in hearing thoughts and experiences of stopping most sets based on when speed starts slowing down. Is this as hard as StrongFirst recommends pushing a set outside of record attempts? My focus is higher rep bodyweight basics (chins, dips, skater squats). I come from...
  7. LukeV

    Other/Mixed Hypertrophy tweak for Escalating Volume

    Hi guys, this is my first post on StrongFirst but I've read pretty much all the great info on here - thanks so much to the contributors. I'm 47 years old and been lifting seriously for the last 3 - 4 years. I've got arthritis in the elbows and need to keep a close eye on weight, volume and...
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