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Re: Greg's Lifting Journal
« Reply #90 on: January 17, 2018, 10:31:57 AM »
Your deadlift pr looked like an opener.  The ss makes me want to shake the dust off mine and go bro lift. 
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Re: Greg's Lifting Journal
« Reply #91 on: January 17, 2018, 11:05:36 AM »
What are you openers going to be for the next one?  I agree with tooth.  That dl flew up.
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Re: Greg's Lifting Journal
« Reply #92 on: January 17, 2018, 02:42:15 PM »
This morning I completed 531 Bastardo Peak (C28_4B) as follows:

Block Pulls   3-155, 3-205, 3-245, 3-275, 3-315, 3-335, 1-395, 2-415 (vid below)
     Note: All sets were Conventional 4" Block Pulls

Tri-set:
Pendlay Rows   3x5 @ 205
     Note: All sets were pulled from 4" Block Pulls
Hypers  10, 10, 10
DB BOLR 10-15, 10-15, 10-15

Bodyweight: 211.2 Pounds

Workout Duration: 47:19.51 mm:ss (with 1:00 rest between sets)

Good workout today.  Returned to block pulls this week to allow me to get work in without overdoing it on my back after the Deadlifts at the meet on Sunday.  Everything felt good and I worked up to a top double at 415.

After that I did an easy tri-set of 3 rounds of PRows, Hypers and DB BOLR, primarily aimed to loosen up my lats, low back, and shoulders ahead of tomorrow's bench workout.

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Your deadlift pr looked like an opener.  The ss makes me want to shake the dust off mine and go bro lift. 

Thanks Tooth! :)  That final pull was suprisingly strong.  I think the various form mods I've made over the past several months are finally clicking and everything is starting to feel better.  I'm still trying to find my limit point for my 1RM right now.

It was definitely fun training with and competing with the SlingShot. :)  It is fun to push past your true raw max every once in a while.

What are you openers going to be for the next one?  I agree with tooth.  That dl flew up.

Thanks Dave. :)  At this point I'm thinking I'll open with my second lift from last time which was 413.  Then I'll move to 424 for my second and either 429 or 435 for my final if everything goes smooth.  That will also let me repeat 424 for my third if necessary.
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Re: Greg's Lifting Journal
« Reply #93 on: January 18, 2018, 12:52:10 PM »
This morning I completed 531 Bastardo Peak (C28_4C) as follows:

Superset:
Bench Press 3-145, 3-175, 3-205, 2-230, 1-260, 1-285, 1-310 (vid below)
Band Facepulls   4x25

CGBP   3x3 @ 230

Superset:
Multi-Grip Chins   3x6 @ BW
KB French Press   8-40, 8-40, 8-40

Bodyweight: 210.4 Pounds

Workout Duration: 39:00.01 mm:ss (with 1:00 rest between sets)

Great workout today.  It was short and to the point but I got in some good bench work.  I worked up to a new 1RM at 310 pounds.  After that I did backoff sets of 3x3 @ 230 on CGBP.  I finished up with 3 rounds of an easy chin/KB FP superset to loosen things up a bit.

My next workout will be a final heavy squat workout on Saturday at Untamed Strength. :)

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Re: Greg's Lifting Journal
« Reply #94 on: January 18, 2018, 04:46:11 PM »
Hella strong 310!! Great workout Greg, keeping it simple and heavy with the compounds will pay off! Congrats!
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Re: Greg's Lifting Journal
« Reply #95 on: January 18, 2018, 11:59:38 PM »
congrats on the PR!
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Re: Greg's Lifting Journal
« Reply #96 on: January 19, 2018, 08:41:06 AM »
Hella strong 310!! Great workout Greg, keeping it simple and heavy with the compounds will pay off! Congrats!

Thanks Shawn. :)  Yeah I'm definitely trying to keep the specificity high like you mentioned previously.  I'm just over a week out now so I've got one more "heavy" workout then it's on to my 92% and 80% taper workouts (thanks Andrew) and then on to the meet on 1/27.  I'm thinking I should definitely be able to get 303 on bench in the meet and maybe 308.

congrats on the PR!

Thanks Andrew. :)
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Re: Greg's Lifting Journal
« Reply #97 on: January 21, 2018, 08:14:20 PM »
Yesterday morning I completed 531 Bastardo Peak (C28_5A) as follows:

Squats   5-45, 3-135, 3-155, 3-190, 2-235, 2-275, 1-295, 1-325 (vid below), 1-325

Bench Press   3-135, 3-175, 3-215, 3-245, 3-245

Superset:
Multi-Grip Chins   3x6 @ BW
KB French Press      3x10 @ 44 Pounds

Bodyweight: ??? Pounds

Workout Duration: 52:44.19 mm:ss (with 1:00 rest between sets)

Good workout at Untamed Strength yesterday.  This was my final "regular" workout ahead of my meet next Saturday.  I kept it simple and worked up to a couple of heavy singles at 325 on squats.  I then worked up to 2 triples at 245 on bench.  I did an easy superset of chins and french press after that to loosen up and then called it a day.

I'll do a 92% workout tomorrow and an 80% workout on Wednesday and then rest up going into Saturday.  My wife and a bunch of co-workers have come down with the flu over the weekend so I'm knocking on wood it passes me by.  My lifts are all feeling good going into the meet and I want to keep healthy to set some new PRs.

Also, I got my roster/flight assignments today and it looks like it is a smaller meet than expected with only 2 flights (1 men and 1 women with 14 lifters each) so that should lend itself to a shorter meet than usual which means I'll be fresher for all 3 lifts which is nice.

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Re: Greg's Lifting Journal
« Reply #98 on: January 22, 2018, 10:03:29 AM »
Solid 325 reps Greg! You look to be in great shape heading into the meet. Think you need to walk around with a mask on at home to avoid the Ebola!!
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Re: Greg's Lifting Journal
« Reply #99 on: January 22, 2018, 01:38:53 PM »
This morning I completed 531 Bastardo Peak (C28_5B) as follows:

This is a 92% of 1RM taper day.

Superset:
Squats   3-150, 3-185, 2-210, 2-240, 1-275, 1-300
Band Facepulls  25, 25, 25, 25

Superset:
Deadlifts 4-199, 3-245, 2-275, 2-315, 1-359, 1-390
Bench Press 4-145, 3-175, 2-205, 2-235, 1-265, 1-290

Bodyweight: 209.8 Pounds

Workout Duration: 45:49.77 mm:ss (with 1:00 rest between sets)

Good taper workout today.  My body is fairly fairly beat up right now so it was nice to do a taper workout and stop there.  Today was 92% and Wednesday will be 80%.  After that it will just be stretching and cardio heading into Saturday.

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Solid 325 reps Greg! You look to be in great shape heading into the meet. Think you need to walk around with a mask on at home to avoid the Ebola!!

Thanks Shawn. :)  Yeah I'm feeling good about my prospects after that squat session.  I think I'll do OK on Saturday. :)

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Re: Greg's Lifting Journal
« Reply #100 on: January 25, 2018, 09:11:42 AM »
Yesterday morning I completed 531 Bastardo Peak (C28_5C) as follows:

This is a 80% of 1RM taper day.

Superset:
Squats   3-135, 3-160, 2-185, 2-210, 1-235, 1-260
Band Facepulls  25, 25, 25, 25

Superset:
Deadlifts 3-175, 3-205, 2-245, 2-275, 1-315, 1-345
Bench Press 3-135, 3-150, 2-175, 2-205, 1-225, 1-255

Bodyweight: 208.8 Pounds

Workout Duration: 38:08.52 mm:ss (with 1:00 rest between sets)

This was my last workout ahead of my full power meet on Saturday.  It was a good workout overall.  I had a pretty intense massage the night before so everything was fairly sore going in and the workout helped loosen things up.

I'm looking forward to the meet.  I feel well-prepared and am ready to get it done and see what happens. :)
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Re: Greg's Lifting Journal
« Reply #101 on: January 25, 2018, 09:47:48 AM »

This was my last workout ahead of my full power meet on Saturday.  It was a good workout overall.  I had a pretty intense massage the night before so everything was fairly sore going in and the workout helped loosen things up.

I'm looking forward to the meet.  I feel well-prepared and am ready to get it done and see what happens. :)

Good luck!
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Re: Greg's Lifting Journal
« Reply #102 on: January 25, 2018, 10:30:04 PM »

This was my last workout ahead of my full power meet on Saturday.  It was a good workout overall.  I had a pretty intense massage the night before so everything was fairly sore going in and the workout helped loosen things up.

I'm looking forward to the meet.  I feel well-prepared and am ready to get it done and see what happens. :)

Good luck!

Thanks Bando! :)
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Re: Greg's Lifting Journal
« Reply #103 on: January 25, 2018, 11:14:45 PM »
Just remember the crowd will always give you 10lbs more than you thought had, and no videos=didn't happen.
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Re: Greg's Lifting Journal
« Reply #104 on: January 26, 2018, 09:05:00 AM »
Just remember the crowd will always give you 10lbs more than you thought had, and no videos=didn't happen.

Maybe the crowd will give me 15 this time.   :D
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