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Re: Greg's Lifting Journal
« Reply #450 on: December 05, 2018, 12:33:50 PM »
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This morning I completed Baker BB Club Basic Barbell Wk101_B as follows:

Shoulder Rehab - Red micro bands

4" Block Pulls  4-135, 3-225, 2-275, 1-315, 1-365, 2-405 (2+)

SSB Squats  4-135, 3-165, 2-195, 1-215, 5x5 @ 240, 10-195

Weighted Hypers  3x10 @ 50 Pounds

Bodyweight: 215.4 Pounds (Down 6.8 pounds from 222.2 on 7/9)

Workout Duration: 0:51:03.85 h:mm:ss.ms (with 1:00 rest between sets)

Tough workout today.  There is no fool like a damn fool and that is me. :D  With my new shoulder band exercises my left shoulder had been feeling much better.  Given that, I added OHP back in to my workouts per this program.  Monday's Volume Press day was just too much for my shoulder, though, and it has been in bad pain ever since.  This impacted my block pulls today, so I only got the required 2 reps on my heaviest set and didn't push for any plus reps.  I also went with SSBs to take it easier on my shoulder there too.

I'm going to have to take out OHP again and substitute in incline/decline bench presses at various angles instead.

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Re: Greg's Lifting Journal
« Reply #451 on: December 07, 2018, 09:53:34 PM »
sorry to hear of the shoulder pain Greg. why do we do this to our selves?  :S

we got some kind of sickness  ;D
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Re: Greg's Lifting Journal
« Reply #452 on: December 09, 2018, 11:16:40 AM »
sorry to hear of the shoulder pain Greg. why do we do this to our selves?  :S

we got some kind of sickness  ;D

That's definitely the truth Andy! :)  It's called the "Iron Bug".  Once it takes ahold of you I don't know that it ever leaves.

Seriously though I think the root of my problem is the damn OHP.  I'm going to eliminate it from my programming (again) and go back to substituting a mix of Incline and Decline Bench for it and I think I'll be back on the right track.
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Re: Greg's Lifting Journal
« Reply #453 on: December 09, 2018, 11:17:09 AM »
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Friday afternoon I completed Baker BB Club Basic Barbell Wk101_C as follows:

Shoulder Rehab - Red micro bands

Decline Bench Press  5-45, 4-135, 3-175, 2-205, 3-225 (2+)

Bench Press Pin Presses  5-135, 3-185, 1-205, 5x3 @ 230

Superset:
Dips  3x5
DB French Press  3x10 @ 30

Bodyweight: 213.4 Pounds (Down 8.8 pounds from 222.2 on 7/9)

Workout Duration: 0:47:23.29 h:mm:ss.ms (with 1:00 rest between sets)

This workout was challenging because my left shoulder was still pretty balky at that point.  I only pushed my + set on Decline Bench by one rep to 3.  Also, on my Bench Press sets I did pin presses instead to avoid the pain point when I lowered the bar to my chest.

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Yesterday I completed STronger in 30 Days (Week 2) as follows:

Bench Press  5-45, 5-135, 3-155, 2-190, 1-225, 5-245, 3-245, 3x3 @ 235

Bench Press (Reactive SlingShot)  4x3 @ 250

Superset:
Incline DB BP  No sets here -- triceps and shoulder wouldn't cooperate
Incline Db Rows  3x10 @ 50

Superset:
Pushups  3x10
Rolling DB Extensions  3x10 @ 20

Superset:
Multi-Grip Chins  5x5
DB BOLR  5x8 @ 15

DB Hammer Curls  3x10 @ 30

Bodyweight: 213.4 Pounds (Down 8.8 pounds from 222.2 on 7/9)

Workout Duration: 1:22:29.85 h:mm:ss.ms (with 1:00 rest between sets)

A fairly good workout today.  My shoulder is starting to feel a little better.  This was my second bench day in a row, however, so I wasn't able to get 5x5 @ 245 as planned.  Instead I got one set of 5 there and then a set of 3.  I lowered the weight to 235 and did 3x3.  I'll just repeat this workout next week when my shoulder is stronger and I'm more healed up.  I'm just happy I was able to get some solid work in and seem to be on the mend.

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