4cdn workaround seems to be working. Please contact us on IRC if the archive freezes.

Let's talk about TM

No.41988796 View ViewReplyOriginalReport
As we all know, the most popular template of Texas method that circulates the internet is the following
VxRxIxx
>Volume day
Squat 5x5 @90%
Bench 5x5 @90%
Deadlift 1x5 @ no mentioned percentage, "don't worry squats should carry it" according to PP ed.3
>Recovery day
Squat 2x5 @80%
OHP 3x5 @90%
GHR
Chinups
>Intensity day
Squat, bench 5rm
Power clean 5x3
______________________________
I'd like a template without power cleans. The book has templates for strongmen, WL and other stuff, nothing for recreational lifting. The closest I found was from Izzy's powerlifting to win where he recommends substituting PCs for deficit deadlifts and to reduce squat volume on Monday. The program should look like this:
VxRxIxx
>Volume day
Squat 3x5 @90%
Bench 5x5 @90%
Deficit Deadlift 3x5 @70% (lower % because deficit and fatigue)
>Recovery day
Squat 2x5 @80%
OHP 3x5 @90%
GHR
Chinups
>Intensity day
Squat, bench, deadlift 5rm
______________________________
Assuming we agree that the above is an acceptable TM template (if you disagree you better have a higher Wilks than Izzy), is there anything wrong with the following template? Are the changes
Change 1: FB 3x -> UL 6x (UL 4x is acceptable by the book)
Change 2: VV/II -> IV/IV (acceptable by the book iirc)
Change 3: a bit more pressing volume
Resulting template:
>Monday
Squat 5rm
Deficit Deadlift 3x5 @70%
>Tuesday
Bench 5rm
OHP 3x5 @90%
Chinups
>Wednesday
Squat 2x5 @80%
Back extensions
>Thursday
Incline CGBP 2x5 @70%
Rows
>Friday
Deadlift 5rm
Squat 3x5 @90%
>Saturday
OHP 5rm
Bench 3x5 @90%
Chinups
16 posts and 3 images omitted

No.41339485 View ViewReplyLast 50OriginalReport
>get tested for low T
>normal range is 270-1,070
>i have 145
>it's not low enough, my insurance company uses a 100-800 scale
What's the point of anything?
157 posts and 3 images omitted

/Vegan/

No.42707294 View ViewReplyLast 50OriginalReport
General vegan thread, mainly for discussion of health as this is a fitness board, although if anyone's interested we can always discuss ethics and the environment.

So here's my main proposition, give me an explanation as to why a meat eater diet is superior to a vegan one for fitness, or vice versa.

Here's a link to our vegan-fit discord: https://discord.gg/WA2P32d
154 posts and 18 images omitted

No.42551642 View ViewReplyOriginalReport
Where can I get Viagra or anything boner inducing without perscription /fit/?
2 posts omitted

No.41322922 View ViewReplyLast 50OriginalReport
/fit/, how can we bring back the good old days of actual fitness advice and related topics?

all i see is chad threads, face threads, and other things by incel + r9k losers
80 posts and 3 images omitted

No.42581738 View ViewReplyOriginalReport
Would Deku's training work?
47 posts and 11 images omitted

No.43269650 View ViewReplyOriginalReport
What is this mode called?
40 posts and 8 images omitted

No.44052345 View ViewReplyOriginalReport
went into the xmas weekend saying id take some days off, but feel myself wanting to get the gym. what the fuck bruhs feels like im getting addicted. is this a bad thing?

/skin/ general

No.43281762 View ViewReplyOriginalReport
It's been a minute since we've had a good skin health thread. share advice, stories, popping videos, etc. all about skin.

>biggest organ of your body
>first thing women see
>can make a 2/10 face a 9/10 face with proper care
>better skin = better confidence
>satisfying to pop pimples and zits.

How is your skin /fit/? Hope you've been washing your face after sweating out all that grease.
49 posts and 12 images omitted

Choosing a Martial Art

No.43779326 View ViewReplyLast 50OriginalReport
What martial art should I study?

-I'm 6'2'' (188 cm) and 140 lbs (63 kg).
-No prior experience with martial arts
-I play tennis regularly
-Mostly plant-based diet, a bit of meat about every other day

If any other information is needed, ask below
112 posts and 6 images omitted