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Re: tobymax's training log
« Reply #795 on: April 28, 2016, 02:34:18 PM »
Weren't you pulling 315 pretty regularly not that long ago?
Bummer about the fail. You'll get it again.

Now about those squats.......  ;D

Yes, including last week.  My body weight is down about 10 lbs since I used to regularly do 315+ for reps.  I kinda had an adrenaline rush going with some metal playing on my headphones, and I think I did those first 4 sets too quickly.  That just wiped me out.  I want to get back up to new PR territory, so I'll probably do lower reps to work my way up there next time. 
PRs:
OHP 140 - 8/27/15
BP 245 - 4/7/17
DL 345 - 8/26/15
Squat - ugh
Leg Press 670x2 - 12/10/15

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Re: tobymax's training log
« Reply #796 on: April 28, 2016, 02:41:50 PM »
Weren't you pulling 315 pretty regularly not that long ago?
Bummer about the fail. You'll get it again.

Now about those squats.......  ;D

Yes, including last week.  My body weight is down about 10 lbs since I used to regularly do 315+ for reps.  I kinda had an adrenaline rush going with some metal playing on my headphones, and I think I did those first 4 sets too quickly.  That just wiped me out.  I want to get back up to new PR territory, so I'll probably do lower reps to work my way up there next time.

10lbs lighter and rushing through the previous reps...ugh, that's probably the reason then.
How far are you dropping down or are you at maintenance weight now?
Eric

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Bench 305 pr
OHP 165 pr
Squat 315 pr
Deadlift 385 pr

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Re: tobymax's training log
« Reply #797 on: April 28, 2016, 02:49:34 PM »
10lbs lighter and rushing through the previous reps...ugh, that's probably the reason then.
How far are you dropping down or are you at maintenance weight now?

I'm 162/163 right now, and would like to be about 158 for summer.  Want to be more ripped than all the other old farts when I show up for my gymnastics reunion in my hometown on Memorial Day weekend. ;)

All of the PR's in my sig occurred when I weighed 173 last year.
« Last Edit: April 28, 2016, 02:52:53 PM by tobymax »
PRs:
OHP 140 - 8/27/15
BP 245 - 4/7/17
DL 345 - 8/26/15
Squat - ugh
Leg Press 670x2 - 12/10/15

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Re: tobymax's training log
« Reply #798 on: April 28, 2016, 02:59:19 PM »
10lbs lighter and rushing through the previous reps...ugh, that's probably the reason then.
How far are you dropping down or are you at maintenance weight now?

I'm 162/163 right now, and would like to be about 158 for summer.  Want to be more ripped than all the other old farts when I show up for my gymnastics reunion in my hometown on Memorial Day weekend. ;)

All of the PR's in my sig occurred when I weighed 173 last year.

I hear you! I'm tired of the "dad bod" and looks like I'll need to drop down to about 180 to get past that look. So, about 15 fricken pounds to go..............
Plus, 30 year reunion is in 2 years. I've kept up with most of my classmates on FB and don't plan on being as out of shape as those guys are.
Eric

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Bench 305 pr
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Squat 315 pr
Deadlift 385 pr

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Re: tobymax's training log
« Reply #799 on: April 28, 2016, 03:24:54 PM »
10lbs lighter and rushing through the previous reps...ugh, that's probably the reason then.
How far are you dropping down or are you at maintenance weight now?

I'm 162/163 right now, and would like to be about 158 for summer.  Want to be more ripped than all the other old farts when I show up for my gymnastics reunion in my hometown on Memorial Day weekend. ;)

All of the PR's in my sig occurred when I weighed 173 last year.

I hear you! I'm tired of the "dad bod" and looks like I'll need to drop down to about 180 to get past that look. So, about 15 fricken pounds to go..............
Plus, 30 year reunion is in 2 years. I've kept up with most of my classmates on FB and don't plan on being as out of shape as those guys are.

Guys stop, you're making me feel bad for my forever bulk!  :(   LOL

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Re: tobymax's training log
« Reply #800 on: April 28, 2016, 03:27:22 PM »
Should have done legs last night.  I'm psyching myself up to do squats again, so every time I walk into the gym and both squat racks are occupied, I take that as a signal to skip legs day. Besides, chest is more fun for me... ;D


The bolded above is pretty much my life... But, we only have 1 squat rack. Don't worry though, we've got dozens of cardio machines.  >:(

Looks like a great chest workout Toby. :thumbsup:


I hear you Eric, it's one of the reasons I started building a home gym. Actually one of two main reasons. I can't wait until the all of these barbell types clubs you see on youtube come to my area! LOL
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Re: tobymax's training log
« Reply #801 on: April 29, 2016, 08:51:10 AM »
Should have done legs last night.  I'm psyching myself up to do squats again, so every time I walk into the gym and both squat racks are occupied, I take that as a signal to skip legs day. Besides, chest is more fun for me... ;D


The bolded above is pretty much my life... But, we only have 1 squat rack. Don't worry though, we've got dozens of cardio machines.  >:(

Looks like a great chest workout Toby. :thumbsup:


I hear you Eric, it's one of the reasons I started building a home gym. Actually one of two main reasons. I can't wait until the all of these barbell types clubs you see on youtube come to my area! LOL

I used to belong to a hole in the wall gym. They had exactly 3 treadmills, and if you were lucky, 2 of them worked at any given time. Plus maybe 2 cheap exercise bikes.

But, they had 2 nice power cages, super nice bench with spotters platform etc.... The bad part was it was 3x the price of my current gym, and they went out of business.  :(
Eric


Squat - 255 :(
DL - 375
OHP - 130
Bench - 275

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Re: tobymax's training log
« Reply #802 on: April 29, 2016, 09:40:20 AM »
Hey guess what... I did squats last night!  First time in 15 months.  Yes, I used a massive 135 lbs and did 5x5.  No e-stats -- video proof.

One week from today I'll turn 52.  Starting from scratch on squats...




Thursday April 28 - Legs

15 min on elliptical and running the stairs

Squats:
135 lb x 5 x 5

Lying Leg Curls:
70 x 10
70 x 10
90 x 5
90 x 5
90 x 5

10 more minutes of stair running.
« Last Edit: April 29, 2016, 09:46:08 AM by tobymax »
PRs:
OHP 140 - 8/27/15
BP 245 - 4/7/17
DL 345 - 8/26/15
Squat - ugh
Leg Press 670x2 - 12/10/15

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Re: tobymax's training log
« Reply #803 on: April 29, 2016, 10:26:29 AM »
Whoo hoo, squats!  :rocker:

You'll not hear me sayin anything about squat weight as it wasn't more than 2 years ago I seriously struggled with 135. And when I say struggled I mean even getting just a few reps at that weight.
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Re: tobymax's training log
« Reply #804 on: May 02, 2016, 01:00:49 PM »
Catching up, logging Friday's workout.  Didn't make it to the gym over the weekend.

Friday April 29 - Shoulders & Biceps

Military OHP:
bar x 15
95 lb x 5
105 lb x 8 -- why, I don't know.  I just kept going past 5.
115 lb x 5
120 lb x 4
125 lb x 2
95 lb x 10

Dumbbell Curls:
(alternating hammer curl with regular curl)
20's x 10
22.5's x 10
25's x 10
30's x 10
30's x 10

Face Pulls:
70 x 12
70 x 12
80 x 10
80 x 10
90 x 10

Machine Preacher Curls:
50 x 10
60 x 10
70 x 10

EZ Bar Curl:
50 lb x 8
Left elbow started hurting, so time to call it quits.


I'm due for chest today, but hey -- I kinda feel like doing squats again!  Maybe I'll go up to 155 lbs this time!  :-[
PRs:
OHP 140 - 8/27/15
BP 245 - 4/7/17
DL 345 - 8/26/15
Squat - ugh
Leg Press 670x2 - 12/10/15

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Re: tobymax's training log
« Reply #805 on: May 02, 2016, 01:21:56 PM »
Back to squats. What fun hun?  ;D I too avoided squats 'forever' and just started back. It sucks but I know I have to. Enjoy them.  ;)

Looks like you got a real good workout Friday. I wish I could do curls but my right bicep just won't stand for it, except light db curls.
Eric


Squat - 255 :(
DL - 375
OHP - 130
Bench - 275

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Re: tobymax's training log
« Reply #806 on: May 02, 2016, 02:10:52 PM »
Nice solid shoulder day  :)

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Re: tobymax's training log
« Reply #807 on: May 03, 2016, 09:31:08 AM »
Thanks guys.

Got in a mixed workout yesterday.

Monday May 2 - BP and Squats(!)

Bench Press:
bar x 20
135 lb x 10
185 lb x 5
195 lb x 5
205 lb x 5
210 lb x 5
135 lb x 18

Squats:
bar x 10
135 lb x 5
135 lb x 5
155 lb x 5
155 lb x 5
135 lb x 5
Yeah, I went up to 155 lbs this time!   :-[

Then I did handstand practice and handstand push ups against a wall.  1 set of 8 and 2 sets of 5 push ups.  Managed to balance for a solid 4-count one time when I pulled my feel away from the wall.

8 handstand push ups against a wall:

PRs:
OHP 140 - 8/27/15
BP 245 - 4/7/17
DL 345 - 8/26/15
Squat - ugh
Leg Press 670x2 - 12/10/15

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Re: tobymax's training log
« Reply #808 on: May 03, 2016, 10:36:18 AM »
That's probably 5 more handstand pushups than I could do. I'm not sure my shoulders would even allow me to do 1.

If you keep squatting a couple times a week those numbers should jump up quickly.
Eric


Squat - 255 :(
DL - 375
OHP - 130
Bench - 275

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Re: tobymax's training log
« Reply #809 on: May 04, 2016, 09:32:04 AM »
Did some deadlift singles, trying to break my deadlift slump...

Tuesday May 3 - Deads

Deadlifts:
135 lb x 10
205 lb x 5
255 lb x 1
275 lb x 1
295 lb x 1
305 lb x 1
325 lb x fail  >:(
315 lb x 1
205 lb x 5
135 lb x 10

At least I got back up to 315 this time.  Still very weak in the deadlift department.

Then I did 15 minutes speed walking and 10 flights of stairs.

PRs:
OHP 140 - 8/27/15
BP 245 - 4/7/17
DL 345 - 8/26/15
Squat - ugh
Leg Press 670x2 - 12/10/15