Originally Posted by Taittinger
It definitely gets tougher. I stopped squatting for about ten years for fear of a problematic hamstring and knees. Just started again, staying light, about 225 max now. I recently had to stop deadlifting due to a bum elbow.
Squats, dead lifts and hang cleans are some of my fav exercises, but it's so easy to get hurt with them. I haven't been able to do hang cleans for over 2 years, as my elbow just won't cooperate. That snap to the clavicle just kills it.