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Old 01-26-2012, 01:04 PM   #671
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thanks big guy. that would be fun! i'll have to start looking when I get back!
How much longer until you get back?
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Old 01-26-2012, 01:06 PM   #672
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should be returning august-september time frame. i've also recently decided that i'll probably be staying in the army, so my traveling years are not over yet.

i'll take advantage of it, though, and compete wherever i'm stationed.
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Old 01-26-2012, 01:11 PM   #673
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I didn't bring my log to work with me today, so I won't be able to post the sets/reps from my squat and deadlift tests.

I hit a huge milestone last night, 1000 lbs total!

Squat - 385 lbs. - This was the first time I've ever tested my 1RM for squats, and I couldn't believe the pressure created in my body. It felt like I could pop! 365 was tough, so I added 10 and 375 was a tougher, but I felt like I had a little more so 10 more lbs and 385 went up. It was a bit of a grinder, but I'm very confident I was well below parallel in the hole, so I am satisfied with the results. I was aiming for 405, but I can't complain.

Deadlift - 405 lbs. - Also the first time testing deadlift 1RM and they felt very strong. The heavier they got, the more light-headed I felt after the attempts. I tried 415, but at that point, it didn't budge lol.


Squat - 385 lbs
Bench - 275 lbs
Deadlift - 405 lbs

Total - 1065 lbs!

Bodyweight - 201 lbs

I may attempt 285 and 295 on bench friday, I haven't decided yet. 1000 lbs was my goal for august, so now I'm officially working toward 400/300/500.
Well done mate! Admit I am more than a little jealous that you're chugging along and I am languishing 180 pounds behind lol!
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Old 01-26-2012, 01:12 PM   #674
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thanks kuyt. no worries, friend, you will blast through that barrier.
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Here are some I haven't noted...lol

Bench (paused) 400
265x14 backdown set
2board (420x2)
2board backdown set: 275x16

Squat: 440x2

2 in Deadlift: 495x1x5, 500x1

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Old 01-26-2012, 03:19 PM   #676
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265 x 14! madness!
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265 x 14! madness!
ehh I wanted 15 or more, but just didnt have it in me! Thanks bro!
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I didn't bring my log to work with me today, so I won't be able to post the sets/reps from my squat and deadlift tests.

I hit a huge milestone last night, 1000 lbs total!

Squat - 385 lbs. - This was the first time I've ever tested my 1RM for squats, and I couldn't believe the pressure created in my body. It felt like I could pop! 365 was tough, so I added 10 and 375 was a tougher, but I felt like I had a little more so 10 more lbs and 385 went up. It was a bit of a grinder, but I'm very confident I was well below parallel in the hole, so I am satisfied with the results. I was aiming for 405, but I can't complain.

Deadlift - 405 lbs. - Also the first time testing deadlift 1RM and they felt very strong. The heavier they got, the more light-headed I felt after the attempts. I tried 415, but at that point, it didn't budge lol.


Squat - 385 lbs
Bench - 275 lbs
Deadlift - 405 lbs

Total - 1065 lbs!

Bodyweight - 201 lbs

I may attempt 285 and 295 on bench friday, I haven't decided yet. 1000 lbs was my goal for august, so now I'm officially working toward 400/300/500.
Good work Tank...keep pushing and that barrier will break!
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thanks SB!
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Nice work Tank, and SB!
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