I did 29, then 37. After I got used to having nightmares in Russian and greeting everyone with "I must break you" it went great. It is brutal, but the results are significant. Everything tastes like vodka but vodka! I put 40 lbs on my squat, same on bench (lots of room to grow there) strained a lat so don't have DL numbers, but did a max on week 3 of 29 and had a 10 pr.