Newb/intermediate question about 20 rep squat

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  1. bubs

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    Hi-

    I got a lot stronger from doing the Bill Starr 5x5, until Phase 2, the 3x3s. I've tried to do the 5x5 over again after a week off or so, but it seems as if I'm not gaining strength as before.

    Is the "20-rep squat" program or "Squat and Milk" program something that would help? If not, what other things would you suggest?

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    Zerocrew1984 Banned Banned

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    so are you only slacking on squats?
     
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    I feel like after 6 weeks of 20rep squats, i would be overall stronger and could deadlift more as well.

    Please correct me if i'm wrong. Also I guess another option is to do the 3xWeek pull/push/squat routine.
     
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    I feel like after 6 weeks of 20rep squats, i would be overall stronger and could deadlift more as well.

    Please correct me if i'm wrong. Also I guess another option is to do the 3xWeek pull/push/squat routine.
     
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    I feel like after 6 weeks of 20rep squats, i would be overall stronger and could deadlift more as well.

    Please correct me if i'm wrong. Also I guess another option is to do the 3xWeek pull/push/squat routine.
     
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    I feel like after 6 weeks of 20rep squats, i would be overall stronger and could deadlift more as well.

    Please correct me if i'm wrong. Also I guess another option is to do the 3xWeek pull/push/squat routine.
     
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    I feel like after 6 weeks of 20rep squats, i would be overall stronger and could deadlift more as well.

    Please correct me if i'm wrong. Also I guess another option is to do the 3xWeek pull/push/squat routine.
     
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    Really Sorry About All The Same Posts
     
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    Zerocrew1984 Banned Banned

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    what are your numbers at currently for your lifts?
     
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    i was doing the 5x5 with 135 military press, 225 bench, 265 squats, 285 deadlift.

    I feel like my bench is too close to my squats. And I want my DL to be better.
     
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    Zerocrew1984 Banned Banned

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    the general rule is you are still in the noob area so i believe whatever you do will yeild great results.

    i would do the p/p/s, imo.

    then try out the 20 repper plan.
     
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    Take a backoff week, then try to max out.
     
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    or... you can try something like timed total tonnage, edt gvt or even the texas method.
     
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    Pretty much. Squat/push/pull heavy in whatever fashion strikes your fancy, eat a lot, and will make gains.
     

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