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11-15-2015 Squat

315 pounds for 10 reps!!!  Massive jump. Cycle 2, Week 2 (3×3) Warm Up Bar x 5 155 x 5 185 x 3 215 x 1 Work Sets (Low Bar) 245 x 5 280 x 5 315 x 10 Projected Max based on 3+ set: 420 lbs (Up from 366) FSL 2 x 8 x…

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11-13-2015 Bench

Definitely improving on this lift.  Happy face. Cycle 2, Week 1 Warm Up 10 fast (plyometric) push-ups Barx5 110×5 140×3 Work Sets 170×5 195×5 220×9 Projected Max based on 5+ set: 283 lbs (Up from 264) FSL Down Sets 5x8x170 Assistance Work Lateral Raises Rear Delt Raises Farmer Carries  


11-12-2015 Deadlift

My deadlift days are getting weird.  More often I’m finding that the main work takes so much out of me that there’s just not much left in the tank for any kind of assistance work.  At the end of my last work set today I felt faint and light headed as I put everything I…

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11-10-2015 Press

Pretty rough morning.  I always hate coming back from a deload because I feel underpowered.  The numbers definitely bear that out. Additionally, a pissed off elbow prevented me from doing any dips.  Stupid connective tissue. Cycle 2, Week 1 (3×5) Warm Up Barx5 Work Sets 115×5 130×5 150×6 Projected 1RM from +5 set: 174 (Down…

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11-8-2015 Squat

Last week was a de-load, which is why I didn’t bother to post anything.  De-load is boring as hell and nobody cares about it anyway.  It’s just something you do to get a little extra recovery.  No need to log it. Assistance work was severely lacking on this session as I ended up training some…

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10-30-2015 Bench

Today was one of those proof-in-the-pudding days.  As I noted on my previous Press entry, part of this week was an experiment in a new training schedule that I’m trying out as provided to me by my friend Josh Robinson. All I can say is that the dude knows what he’s talking about.  The split…

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10-29-2015 Deadlift

Today was all about that-there auto regulation.  I was feeling pretty blah, mostly due to soreness in my hams and hips from Tuesday’s squat session.  I really need to go to a M, T – Th, F schedule instead of doing just Tuesday through Friday.  The bummer is that getting in bed early on Sunday…