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Have a problem? / Re: Madcow confusion
« Last post by Robert Frederick on November 17, 2017, 11:26:38 PM »
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Have a problem? / Re: Madcow confusion
« Last post by TomKara1982 on November 17, 2017, 06:05:03 PM »
Sure. I prepared some screenshots.

What’s the email address? I tried emailing through the app (report bug in settings) but my phone won’t let me somehow, telling me I don’t have an email account set up (which I do but I use Spark instead of iOS’ Mail, which has never been a problem otherwise).

Thanks
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Have a problem? / Re: Madcow confusion
« Last post by Robert Frederick on November 16, 2017, 12:39:19 AM »
Can you post some actual numbers for me to look at? Or maybe you could email me screenshots of your MWF workouts from your calendar.
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Have a problem? / Re: Madcow confusion
« Last post by TomKara1982 on November 15, 2017, 09:03:49 PM »
Thanks for replying.

Yep. I did that and the 1rm for everything looked fine on Monday. Worked out went great, completed all reps amd didn't modify the program's settings after that. Worked out today (Wed.) and only realized I had a problem when I previewed this upcoming Friday's workout and it had me squatting 10lbs less for the set of 3 than I did for my last set of 5 on Monday (with a 1 RIR). App also had me benching 15lbs more on my set of 3 than I did on my last set on Monday (with a 0 RIR).

I only realized I squatted 10lbs more than I was supposed to today after realizing all this.

Now I messed up the program's settings manually a few times (the steps you mentioned) to get my weights right for Friday. I guess I'll have to wait and see if they're going to set properly after that but I don't understand what the issue was in the first place.
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Have a problem? / Re: Warmups gone, and other minor changes.
« Last post by Robert Frederick on November 15, 2017, 08:31:12 PM »
The newer version of Madcow matches the one you'd find when searching online. You aren't doing anything wrong. That's the way this version is set up. That said, it's really easy to modify your current Madcow to suit you better. You can add and delete exercises. Adding additional warm-up sets is also possible. The previous Madcow version was not as flexible as the new one.
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Have a problem? / Re: Madcow confusion
« Last post by Robert Frederick on November 15, 2017, 08:22:35 PM »
Tap Modify on the main screen. From there tap into Monday's workout, for example. Tap again to open each exercise's setup. Do the 1RM's look right? Because that's what your weights are based on. Those 1RMs will also update after each workout depending on the weight you use, reps you do, and your estimated RIR (something people tend to ignore).
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Have a problem? / Madcow confusion
« Last post by TomKara1982 on November 15, 2017, 08:07:25 PM »
Hey there.

I'm having issues with the madcow program that sets the wrong weights on most lifts.

It seems like I've been doing an outdated madcow program with this app and it has been crashing since the most recent update. Per the moderator's advice, I switched my old program to the madcow that's currently available. This turned out to be a good thing since this madcow program is the traditional one while the other one was a modified version (i.e. the current one replaces the overhead press with the incline bench).

Now, while the program is perfect on paper, the app messes up my lifts day after day. This is my first week going through it. Monday was fine and I completed all reps.  Today (wed.) it made me squat more than the regular 67.5% (I only realized after) and it wants to make me squat less on Friday than I did on Monday. It also wants to make me bench way more on Friday than I did on Monday (+15lbs instead of the expected 5). My pendlay is also messed up.

I can manually adjust the weights in setting but, personally, the whole point of the app is to have this reliably done for me. 

Am I the only one experiencing this? Any suggestions?
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Have a problem? / Warmups gone, and other minor changes.
« Last post by DrewShoe on November 15, 2017, 06:45:42 PM »
Hey folks,

I’m pretty new to this forum, so forgive me if this is the wrong place to post this.

I’ve noticed a few problems that have arisen as of recently that I was hoping to clear up.

I’ve been working at the Madcows routine for about 6 weeks now and it’s been great, app is super handy and definitely helps keep me focused and in line during my workout sessions. One thing I’ve noticed though was that a bunch of the programs have been changed and “Verified” as of recently, including the Madcows program, which I’m still currently using.

Firstly, for whatever reason, my warmups have completely disappeared from my workout. I definitely used these, and I’m not really sure as to why they were taken out? Hopefully it’s just a setting I turned off by accident on my end or something.

Secondly, one of the main lifts of my workout has been changed (from OHP to inclined bench). Luckily the increments are the same so I’ve been able to cope by just switching around the numbers to my OHP before the change, but I cannot for the life of me figure out how to change the name back. Small minor inconvenience but definitely annoying all the same.

Other than that everything’s been working great! 👍 
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FAQs / Re: Profile 1RM and auto body fat
« Last post by seatonbt on November 15, 2017, 08:38:44 AM »
Awesome! Thank you.
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FAQs / Re: Profile 1RM and auto body fat
« Last post by Robert Frederick on November 15, 2017, 07:26:03 AM »
Working on it  ;)
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