Thread: 5 3 1 + metcons
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Old 05-10-2011, 07:16 PM   #9
Matt Haxmeier
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Re: 5 3 1 + metcons

5/3/1 is good for me because:
a.) I'm old
b.) and recover slowly (need deloads)
c.) and have been lifting awhile
d.) and have a good base and good form.
e.) and need to get stronger without gaining weight.
f.) can't limit my metcons because I'd just be a fat asthmatic without them.

Starting Strength is basically designed for people like you. So I still stick by this suggestion.

Originally Posted by Matt Haxmeier View Post
Basically Starting Strength + triple your food + drinking a gallon of whole milk every day. Then when you come back 50lbs heavier you can start doing wods rx'd and worrying about intermediate strength programs like 5/3/1 is considered to be.
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