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BendtheBar 09-19-2013 12:45 PM

12 Lifts of Christmas
 
12 Lifts of Christmas

We are looking at putting together a challenge to help end the new year with a bang. Basically, starting in December we will have 12 PR attempts, one each day on a different lift.

These PR attempts certainly don't have to be one rep max attempts. Rep PRs work fine. We're just looking to do this for fun, not to kill anyone.

We need a good mix of lifts and movements.

Suggestions?

5kgLifter 09-19-2013 01:16 PM

Standing, single arm DB press for 5 reps.

Dray 09-19-2013 02:21 PM

Klokov Press. DB/KB Snatch. Farmer's Walk. Weighted Dip. Weighted Chinup. Walking Lunge.

Just a few things off the top of my head. But before I go any further... how "different" or "interesting" do you want them to be? Or on the other hand, now "normal"?

5kgLifter 09-19-2013 05:24 PM

TGU, 1 rep each side...DB or KB (dependent on access).

BendtheBar 09-19-2013 07:06 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by 5kgLifter (Post 408923)
Standing, single arm DB press for 5 reps.

I like. Good choice.

BendtheBar 09-19-2013 07:08 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Dray (Post 408945)
Klokov Press. DB/KB Snatch. Farmer's Walk. Weighted Dip. Weighted Chinup. Walking Lunge.

Just a few things off the top of my head. But before I go any further... how "different" or "interesting" do you want them to be? Or on the other hand, now "normal"?

Klokov I will make a command decision and remove it from consideration. Us fatties can't do it.

Farmer's walk is a good choice. I like that. Most of us fatties can't chinup.

BendtheBar 09-19-2013 07:09 PM

2 Lifts so far:

-- Single Arm Standing Dumbbell Press for 5 reps. (Push press or strict?)
-- Farmer's Walk (Distance?)

OneMorePlate 09-19-2013 09:11 PM

Rack Deads- triple

BOR's- X ?

Zercher Squat- heaviest

5kgLifter 09-20-2013 03:08 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by BendtheBar (Post 409000)
2 Lifts so far:

-- Single Arm Standing Dumbbell Press for 5 reps. (Push press or strict?)
-- Farmer's Walk (Distance?)

Strict, no kneebend at all. If we permit push-press, someone is bound to half jerk it...fine line, so strict it is.

Henry19 09-20-2013 03:27 PM

2x BW skwatz for reps


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