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Re: tobymax's training log
« Reply #780 on: April 20, 2016, 04:18:12 PM »
That's serious pull-up work!!
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Re: tobymax's training log
« Reply #781 on: April 21, 2016, 10:12:53 AM »
Thanks Xav.  I used to be able to do a lot more, but elbow pain pretty much put a stop to pull ups almost four years ago. 

Did a few deadlifts last night...

Wednesday April 20

Deadlifts:
135 lb x 5
205 lb x 5
255 lb x 5
275 lb x 3
295 lb x 3
305 lb x 2
315 lb x 1

Then I did some 60 lb dumbbell shrugs, then did my speed walking and stair flights.  If I ever remember to bring running shoes instead of my flat-bottomed training shoes, I might run instead of speed walk or slow jog.

I've got to get back to doing DL's weekly to make some progress on them again.  It's frustrating to know that I CAN and HAVE lifted 315x5, and 335x2, and 345x1, but at the moment it feels like I can barely get 315 off the ground for a single.
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 #782 on: April 21, 2016, 06:24:14 PM »
I hear you on pulls. You have to train them to get better at them. I think it's more CNS and technique than strength! Your mind has to be right!
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Re: tobymax's training log
« Reply #783 on: April 22, 2016, 09:23:54 AM »
Decent little shoulder workout last night.  Going to a family weddding in Arkansas this weekend, so won't be back in the gym at least until Monday evening.

Thursday April 21 - Shoulders

Military OHP:
bar x 15
bar x 15
95 lb x 5
105 lb x 5
115 lb x 5
125 lb x 3
130 lb x uh oh, fail.
130 lb x 1
130 lb x 2
95 lb x 10

Dumbbell Incline Reverse Flys:
17.5's x 10
22.5's x 10
22.5's x 8
22.5's x 8
22.5's x 8
Did not feel mtm connection on that.  Need more reverse delt work...

Cable/Rope Face Pulls:
70 x 12
75 x 12
80 x 10
80 x 10
80 x 10

Dumbbell Lateral Raises:
20's x 5
22.5's x 5
25's x 5
30's x 5
25's x 10

After doing lats, deads, and shoulders this week, my upper-upper back has some awesome DOMS.
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 #784 on: April 22, 2016, 09:26:44 AM »
Looks like a real good shoulder workout.

I hear you on the deads. I have not deadlifted in a long time since they pretty much took away the only spot in our gym where I could do them.  >:(
Eric


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

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Re: tobymax's training log
« Reply #785 on: April 22, 2016, 09:35:48 AM »
Looks like a real good shoulder workout.

I hear you on the deads. I have not deadlifted in a long time since they pretty much took away the only spot in our gym where I could do them.  >:(

That is grounds for changing gyms!  Is there another place you can go?
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 #786 on: April 22, 2016, 09:41:52 AM »
Looks like a real good shoulder workout.

I hear you on the deads. I have not deadlifted in a long time since they pretty much took away the only spot in our gym where I could do them.  >:(

That is grounds for changing gyms!  Is there another place you can go?

I probably could but it would cost more and I wouldn't be able to workout on my lunch break like I do now.
Eric


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

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Re: tobymax's training log
« Reply #787 on: April 22, 2016, 04:34:16 PM »
Very nice delt work! I get the mind muscle connection on rear delts. I had to start doing chest supported work for those and db rows to cut down on bicep help!
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Re: tobymax's training log
« Reply #788 on: April 26, 2016, 12:58:19 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

Monday April 25 - Chest

Bench Press:
bar x 20 <--2 sets
135 lb x 5
155 lb x 5
175 lb x 5
185 lb x 5
205 lb x 5
215 lb x 3
225 lb x 3
135 lb x 18

Barbell Pullovers (lying flat, with a cgbp between each rep):
80 lb x 10
80 lb x 10
80 lb x 10

FreeMotion Machine Flys:
110 lb x 10
110 lb x 10
110 lb x 10
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 #789 on: April 26, 2016, 06:21:29 PM »
I don't condone skipping legs, but when the squat racks are full, what are you gonna do? But I think the opposite should be done to balance things out. You should throw in a squat pyramid every time you enter the gym and a rack is open. Just a quick 5, 4, 3, 2, 1  ;)
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Re: tobymax's training log
« Reply #790 on: April 27, 2016, 07:06:37 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

Monday April 25 - Chest

Bench Press:
bar x 20 <--2 sets
135 lb x 5
155 lb x 5
175 lb x 5
185 lb x 5
205 lb x 5
215 lb x 3
225 lb x 3
135 lb x 18

Barbell Pullovers (lying flat, with a cgbp between each rep):
80 lb x 10
80 lb x 10
80 lb x 10

FreeMotion Machine Flys:
110 lb x 10
110 lb x 10
110 lb x 10

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:
Eric


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

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Re: tobymax's training log
« Reply #791 on: April 27, 2016, 12:52:38 PM »
I don't condone skipping legs, but when the squat racks are full, what are you gonna do? But I think the opposite should be done to balance things out. You should throw in a squat pyramid every time you enter the gym and a rack is open. Just a quick 5, 4, 3, 2, 1  ;)

That's a good idea.  I don't condone skipping legs either, but I've just been in a non-legs groove lately.
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 #792 on: April 27, 2016, 02:26:13 PM »
I don't condone skipping legs, but when the squat racks are full, what are you gonna do? But I think the opposite should be done to balance things out. You should throw in a squat pyramid every time you enter the gym and a rack is open. Just a quick 5, 4, 3, 2, 1  ;)

That's a good idea.  I don't condone skipping legs either, but I've just been in a non-legs groove lately.

Bulgarian split lunges...just saying  ;D
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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 #793 on: April 28, 2016, 09:34:46 AM »
Okay, okay, I'm going to give squats another try.  Looking back through my journal, I haven't done them since Jan 2015.  Knee pain, lower back pain, whine, whine, whine. It's been all leg presses since then.  I'll probably not even try any more than 135 for the first couple of times.

Last night I got pissed off doing deadlifts because I couldn't pull very much.

Wednesday April 27 - Back

Deadlifts:
135 lb x 10
225 lb x 5
275 lb x 5
295 lb x 5
315 lb x fail
315 lb x fail
Damn it!
315 lb x fail
225 lb x 8

I ran through those first four sets pretty quickly and felt great!  I must have shot my wad by going too fast and too many reps at 295.

Hammer Strength Iso-Lateral High Row:
180 lb x 10
180 lb x 10
180 lb x 10
180 lb x 10
180 lb x 10
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 #794 on: April 28, 2016, 02:11:30 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
Eric

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