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  2. This forum looks dead, so I'll add something. I torn my ACL, probably 20 years ago playing rugby. If it wasn't a complete tear, I suspect I finished it off roughly 10 years ago playing squash. Then about 3 years ago, my right knee became unbelievably painful after kneeling on a bed. At the time, I was doing SL5x5 and squatting 255lbs with no regular knee pain. This led to a trip to the doc and an MRI finally diagnosed the full ACL tear and bucket handle meniscus tear. I had surgery to remove the meniscus tear and opted NOT to do ACL tear. My doc said that my knee was doing really well and ACL surgery would lead to a year of recovery. So far I'm opting NOT to do anything about the ACL I also have some lower back issues, nothing major. I think better braising on squats and DL will prevent further injury hear. I'll update this IF something bad happens.
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    Hey Guru! I remember you :). Welcome back!
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    Sounds like a good plan!
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    Cheers guys. Good to be among you again. Started with just the bar (except for deadlift). Let's see how far I go. Have also lost a little BW - standing now at 55 kg. Hoping to touch 60 again soon (hopefully all muscle too hehe).
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    Welcome back Guru!
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    Oh snap! IronStrong has been pretty quiet lately, good to see you online again!
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    Holy crap, it's Guru!
  10. Hi, It has been quite some time since I fell off the bandwagon. Started again last week with 5x5 (my version). Let's see if I can get back to where I was. Can see quite a few familiar names. Don't know if any of you remember me.....
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  12. extremely small homegym

    Oh, tiny country, IIRC, with very strict laws in some areas
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    I live in Holland, Amsterdam
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    Yeah right now I use a commercial gym, might switch off that in the future, depending on my situation If I decide to go full mobile lifestyle, I'll need a workout I can bring with me What country are you from?
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    That sounds amazing man.. I understand that you like to live like this. I would do so to... it is sort of a dream but in my country it is to difficult±) Where do you train if i may ask you== EVerytime in another fitness centra or what=
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    I can pull it with any full size pickup, it's only about 21 feet long Actually a small pickup, like a Ford ranger will pull it, but not up anything steep, it weighs I think 3160 lb from the factory, and My ranger is rated to pull 4000 My van will pull closer to 6500 (light 3/4 ton), or I can use it for a camper if i don't want to pull the TT I actually wanted a Micro camper, but it's hard to live full time in one of those lol I'm just trying to live as cheap and free as i can
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    wow,, i'd like to live in a travel trailer. But this things are very ucommon in my country. Only gipsy's can ''do'' that or so... But it is great i think, is it easy movable to???
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    no, had one when I lived in an apartment, now I live in a travel trailer, definitely no room for a home gym unless outside
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    uhave a setup now to???
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    Hahaha I live in Texas, summer afternoons sometime 113f, I'd be a sweaty mess untill i acclimated...if i ever did Hell, I might heatstroke
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    Yeah u'r blessed. All the cool brands around there. We pay ways more for less quality. Outside would be way to warm for me!!! I'm Always sweating like a pig.. But Lucky me have a good ventilator hangin on the wall now:)
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    If I set up a home gym now, it'd have to be an outside gym, lol but the US does have good access to equipment, that's for sure
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    thanx men,, no it isn't at least for me. Pretty happy after all how it all worked out.. It is Always sort a gamble if you have so less space. After all i work out very good here in my home. It is a pitty that in Europe it is much more expensive and difficult to find cool fitness-equipment.....
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    Not a bad setup
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    This is my extremely small gym.. It is obviously a very very very small ground. But i live on a 60m2 appartment in a city( this is the smallest room.) I can do anything here. Plus i am not distracted anytime by all the bastards around in the gym)) So thats a big pluspunt to me!!! I use the Deadeners for lifting as the people beneath the floor will start crying when i don't so... I will buy more stuff in the future, a Swiss bar and another bar and also more weights, i will hang them on the wall behind the rack.
  26. Breaking 90 Degree In Squat Problem

    Hi for me worked feets wider. I had a to narrow stance. Also bar positioning. Before i did higher bar placement now i place it lower. But on the lower side it also give me more discomfort in my elbow.... So... Yes.. I don't have to problem with front squats in anyway although i use a harness for them. Maybe buy Nike Romaleos? Helped me out also quite anbit
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