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Today I start a new training program after over a year of doing Stronglifts 5×5 Beginner Program.
This new program is similar to Stronglifts in that it incorporates a 5×5 system. It is called Mad Cow 5×5 Intermediate and considered the next step once you complete Stronglifts 5×5 Beginner.
It is a program that you should not start with as a beginner but a suitable one to progress into.
The original author and his website has disappeared long ago but there has been some people that was lucky enough to keep a copy of all the information that would have been lost forever.
You can find more information about Mad Cow 5×5 Intermediate Program here: http://stronglifts.com/madcow/5x5_Program/Linear_5x5.htm
You can even download an excellent spreadsheet for the program here: http://stronglifts.com/madcow-5×5-training-programs/
Plotted Starting Weights:
Squat: 265 lbs
Bench: 205 lbs
Row: 175 lbs
Press: 120 lbs
Deadlift: 325 lbs
Weights I plotted are the most recent 5RM I was able to do while doing Stronglifts 5×5.
It is not the heaviest I have ever done but it is the most recent that I have done when I stopped SL
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