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Old 01-08-2013, 04:49 PM   #1824
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Originally Posted by Hunterace View Post
Great workout Brute! Awesome stuff today, someone had some fire!!! Congrats on the huge PRs! 8fn15 rack pull !!! Couldn't even move that! Do you do those shrugs and pulls strapped?
Thanks Hunter! Everything is strapped for shrugs and rack pulls. The bars at Golds are slick as a politician.

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800 rackpulls are manly. Hell yeah buddy, lifting some heavy weights! Congrats on the PB too, race you to 405 atg! )
Thans Swede! The race is on!

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Originally Posted by Squatter View Post
Depth looked great on the squat Brute, but I thought it was a bit Good Morning-ish with forward lean. Staying more upright is tough. I had the same problem awhile back and Steve suggested a High Bar Squat, which worked for me, along with a few other adjustments. I am sure he will be able to give more advice on it.

815 Rack Pull is out of this world!! Wow!! I have never dated anyone with an 800+ pull before!! I may have to put my tail between my legs when we max attempt!!
THanks Jim! Yeah, I good morninged it a bit, have to work on keeping the form when things get tough. So much easier to just let my lower back raise the weight. Form will always be a work in progress, and I appreciate you keeping me honest on it.

I might be able to pull stupid heavy numbers from a rack, but squatting them is another question. You've got me there.

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So do I.

Congrats. 400 coming on strong. Depth was more than good.
Thanks BtB. 1 rep at a time.
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Congratz on the squat PB!! I don't even know what to say about an 815 rack pull :eeK:
Thanks KD!

Good day today. Nothing as huge as yesterday, but got some good work in. Down 11 pounds since the new year, still getting stronger.

Bench
Bar x 10
135 x 5
185 x 3
225 x 1
235 x 1
245 x 1
255 x 1
190 x 8
190 x 9
190 x 6
190 x 6 - SO CLOSE. next week I'll get my 30.

DB Row
100 x 20 each side

Brute Press
60 x 8
60 x 7
60 x 7 - last week i failed utterly, this week added reps. 65 again next week.

DB Curl
45 x 10
45 x 8
45 x 7
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