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post #11 of 16 (permalink) Old 05-19-2009, 09:49 PM
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In my opinion it would be beneficial to add in some sort of explosive exercise because the carryover would be much greater than most compound lifts. If you have an olympic bar and some decent weight you could supplement the bench with a clean, snatch or something like that, but it would affect your squatting and deadlifting so you would need to change up the rotation. Keep in mind I dont know shit about muay thai, just a little about lifting.

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post #12 of 16 (permalink) Old 05-19-2009, 10:44 PM Thread Starter
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lol hehe yeah for muay thai you dont wanna get big but you want to be strong. ima check out my gym on friday and see what kind of workouts they do but for now im sticking with the 5x5.
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I would substitute it with floor presses.

Do you have a squat rack?
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no squat rack
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post #16 of 16 (permalink) Old 10-05-2009, 06:03 AM
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Is this training for MMA as well?

Is it a good strength training for mma

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