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Old 07-25-2011, 06:11 PM   #9
Rebecca Roth
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Re: apparently not eating enough?

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Originally Posted by Eric Montgomery View Post
You say you've been eating like this for a year and "have made considerable strength and speed gains" yet you're still squatting 175lbs. I'm not trying to be harsh, but you should reevaluate things. If you're doing Everett's program it will get you stronger since you'll be squatting and pulling pretty regularly, so the other important piece will be getting good technique from the beginning.
That ^
For some perspective, I'm female, 2 inches shorter than you, purely crossfitting not dedicated strength training, at a caloric deficit, and have been at it for less time than you (about 10 mo)... and I'm still relatively weak, yet my lifts are catching yours:
Power Clean - 105
Jerk - 125
Deadlift - 225
Squat - 165

You are way under weight, and way understrong, you need to eat more and get on a linear progression program.
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Last edited by Rebecca Roth : 07-25-2011 at 06:16 PM.
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