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Re: Merkley's guide to pretend lifting
« Reply #915 on: May 31, 2017, 09:24:40 PM »
 Deads

 315x3x3

 Done

 I was having an off day
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Re: Merkley's guide to pretend lifting
« Reply #916 on: June 02, 2017, 10:36:10 AM »
229lbs to 211.6 lbs this morning. 4th week in
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Re: Merkley's guide to pretend lifting
« Reply #917 on: June 02, 2017, 10:55:28 AM »
229lbs to 211.6 lbs this morning. 4th week in

Nice job Merk!  :thumbsup:
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Re: Merkley's guide to pretend lifting
« Reply #918 on: June 02, 2017, 12:55:32 PM »
Awesome work on the scale!
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Re: Merkley's guide to pretend lifting
« Reply #919 on: June 03, 2017, 07:52:52 AM »
Thanks guys!

 Right now as I progress down this weight loss road I'm beginning to look into more volume work and overall energy expenditure. In order to do that I'll be upping my training frequency in the weeks to come and changing up my powerlifting training blocks. So the plan would look like 2 weeks doing 20 rep work, then 2 weeks of 15 rep work, 2 weeks at 10 rep work, etc, etc, etc. and increase weight in small increments. I'm going to think it over and see if this may be of any benefit or perhaps trying to keep some lower rep/heavier work in there would be beneficial (I'm sure it would be of benefit one way or the other but rather if it could be complementary to my current set of goals.).

 Anyways I have squats in an hour, best start to get ready.

 
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Re: Merkley's guide to pretend lifting
« Reply #920 on: June 04, 2017, 08:03:22 PM »
came here to see squats in training log.   :'(

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Re: Merkley's guide to pretend lifting
« Reply #921 on: June 05, 2017, 11:28:06 AM »
Saturdays Squats

Barx10
135x5
165x20
165x20
165x20

Sundays METCON

10 min rowing
20 burpees
20 deadlifts (185)
12 Floor press
12 Front plate raises
30 seconds battle ropes
12 curl and press
30 V crunches with fitness ball
10 min rowing

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Re: Merkley's guide to pretend lifting
« Reply #922 on: June 05, 2017, 06:17:53 PM »
Hoooraaay squats!

Let me ask you this...  when you get the weight off, will you keep up with the metcon or bid it farewell because it's so painful.

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Re: Merkley's guide to pretend lifting
« Reply #923 on: June 06, 2017, 08:56:31 AM »
Hoooraaay squats!

Let me ask you this...  when you get the weight off, will you keep up with the metcon or bid it farewell because it's so painful.

I'll keep it, my recovery time between sets has jumped considerably! Not just that but it seems to be more functional and gives variety.
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Re: Merkley's guide to pretend lifting
« Reply #924 on: June 06, 2017, 08:57:35 AM »
Bench

Barx20
135x10
165x20
165x20
165x20

100 push ups
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Re: Merkley's guide to pretend lifting
« Reply #925 on: June 06, 2017, 09:54:34 AM »
It will be interesting to how this works for you. How long will you run this to assess how it's working?
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Re: Merkley's guide to pretend lifting
« Reply #926 on: June 06, 2017, 03:48:56 PM »
Sets of 20  :eek: hard work going down in here!
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Re: Merkley's guide to pretend lifting
« Reply #927 on: June 06, 2017, 05:11:54 PM »
good idea keeping it.  You don't want to lose those adaptations you worked so hard for.


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Re: Merkley's guide to pretend lifting
« Reply #928 on: June 07, 2017, 07:00:26 AM »
It will be interesting to how this works for you. How long will you run this to assess how it's working?

 I would think a solid 90 days oughta show me if I'm heading in the right direction  ;D
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Re: Merkley's guide to pretend lifting
« Reply #929 on: June 07, 2017, 07:01:01 AM »
Sets of 20  :eek: hard work going down in here!

 The entire week is 20's.....fucking painful!
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