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Forum: General Fitness & Health 07-01-2015, 09:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 190
Posted By melvin2345
Thoughts on warming up

I usually spend 10-15 minutes before I ever touch a weight doing something to get the blood flowing. Dynamic stretching, light cardio, etc. I then start my workout with 3 warm-up sets of the first...
Forum: Training Logs 06-29-2015, 07:28 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 4,196
Posted By melvin2345
6/27/2015 Deadlift day Peaking week 4/8 ...

6/27/2015
Deadlift day
Peaking week 4/8

Felt like crap all week. Today followed suit. Going to deload next week.

Deadlift
185 x 5
265 x 5
345 x 5
Forum: Training Logs 06-29-2015, 07:13 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 4,196
Posted By melvin2345
I've considered it, but money is an issue, hehe. ...

I've considered it, but money is an issue, hehe.

Normally I just record myself and let forum users point out deficiencies. It's worked out so far, but I might need to get some actual coaching...
Forum: Training Logs 06-25-2015, 09:47 AM
Replies: 191
Views: 4,468
Posted By melvin2345
Doing good Belph. You're going to do awesome at...

Doing good Belph. You're going to do awesome at your meet!
Forum: Training Logs 06-25-2015, 07:27 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 4,196
Posted By melvin2345
6/25/2015 Bench Press day Peaking week 4/8 ...

6/25/2015
Bench Press day
Peaking week 4/8


Bench Press
95 x 5
140 x 5
180 x 5
220 x 3
Forum: Training Logs 06-23-2015, 09:37 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 4,196
Posted By melvin2345
6/23/2015 Squat day Peaking week 4/8 My...

6/23/2015
Squat day
Peaking week 4/8

My lower back is still tender so I bagged my 2nd heavy set, but I got my reps in on the first set.

Squat
155 x 5
220 x 5
285 x 5
Forum: Training Logs 06-20-2015, 03:55 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 4,196
Posted By melvin2345
6/20/2015 Deadlift day Peaking week 3/8 ...

6/20/2015
Deadlift day
Peaking week 3/8


Deadlift
135 x 5
225 x 5
315 x 5
405 x 3
Forum: Training Logs 06-18-2015, 07:54 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 4,196
Posted By melvin2345
Felt pretty good. Went up smooth. Feeling...

Felt pretty good. Went up smooth. Feeling confident about the upcoming weeks.
Forum: Training Logs 06-18-2015, 07:16 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 4,196
Posted By melvin2345
6/18/2015 Bench Press day Peaking week 3/8 ...

6/18/2015
Bench Press day
Peaking week 3/8


Bench Press
90 x 5
130 x 5
170 x 5
210 x 3
Forum: Muscle Building and Bodybuilding 06-17-2015, 07:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 348
Posted By melvin2345
This. Should have mentioned it in my reply as...

This. Should have mentioned it in my reply as well instead of just offering an alternative method of cardio.

:)
Forum: Muscle Building and Bodybuilding 06-17-2015, 07:13 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 348
Posted By melvin2345
Barbell complexes. I use Cosgrove's Evil 8,...

Barbell complexes.

I use Cosgrove's Evil 8, but there are literally hundreds of different complex variations you can try, or modify to suit your interests.

They don't take very long and can be...
Forum: Training Logs 06-16-2015, 09:39 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 4,196
Posted By melvin2345
6/16/2015 Squat day Peaking week 3/8 My...

6/16/2015
Squat day
Peaking week 3/8

My back was sore from sleeping weird on a crappy mattress. After my first heavy set my lower back was starting to hurt a little. After the first rep of the...
Forum: Training Logs 06-15-2015, 09:59 AM
Replies: 191
Views: 4,468
Posted By melvin2345
Looking good Belph! Keep up the good work.

Looking good Belph! Keep up the good work.
Forum: Training Logs 06-14-2015, 09:41 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 4,196
Posted By melvin2345
Thank you!

Thank you!
Forum: Training Logs 06-13-2015, 08:44 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 4,196
Posted By melvin2345
6/13/2015 Deadlift day Peaking week 2/8 ...

6/13/2015
Deadlift day
Peaking week 2/8


Deadlift
170 x 5
240 x 5
310 x 5
385 x 3
Forum: General Board 06-11-2015, 07:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 208
Posted By melvin2345
Adventures with 'that guy'....

Yesterday I was talking to a co-worker who was asking how my lifting was going. Mid conversation, 'that guy' jumps in to let us all know that in high school his coach made him do good mornings while...
Forum: Training Logs 06-11-2015, 07:04 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 4,196
Posted By melvin2345
6/11/2015 Bench Press day Peaking week 2/8 ...

6/11/2015
Bench Press day
Peaking week 2/8


Bench Press
85 x 5
125 x 5
160 x 5
195 x 3
Forum: Training Logs 06-11-2015, 07:03 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 4,196
Posted By melvin2345
Thanks!

Thanks!
Forum: Training Logs 06-09-2015, 06:58 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 4,196
Posted By melvin2345
6/9/2015 Squat day Peaking week 2/8 ...

6/9/2015
Squat day
Peaking week 2/8


Squat
140 x 5
200 x 5
260 x 5
320 x 3
Forum: Training Logs 06-06-2015, 03:00 PM
Replies: 180
Views: 4,196
Posted By melvin2345
6/6/2015 Deadlift day Peaking week 1/8 ...

6/6/2015
Deadlift day
Peaking week 1/8

Deadlift
160 x 5
230 x 5
295 x 5
365 x 3
410 x 1
Forum: Exercise Form 06-05-2015, 04:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 303
Posted By melvin2345
Check. I'll try them again tomorrow after deads....

Check. I'll try them again tomorrow after deads. I'm determined to get this right dammit, lol.
Forum: Exercise Form 06-05-2015, 03:47 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 303
Posted By melvin2345
I'm a stubborn bastard, so I got home from work...

I'm a stubborn bastard, so I got home from work and spent about an hour practicing the things listed above. At the end, I did a bunch of full reps from blocks, and then tried 2 with 135. To me it...
Forum: Exercise Form 06-05-2015, 08:38 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 303
Posted By melvin2345
Looks like I have some homework to do. Thanks for...

Looks like I have some homework to do. Thanks for the tips guys. I'll work on the above and post another video in a week or so to see if I've improved at all.
Forum: Exercise Form 06-04-2015, 05:42 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 303
Posted By melvin2345
Power Clean form

Warning: What you are about to see is ugly :)

Prior to this week, I'd never done a power clean before. I watched tons of videos, but what I'm doing doesn't look right, hehe.

I know my elbows...
Forum: Training Logs 06-04-2015, 07:00 AM
Replies: 180
Views: 4,196
Posted By melvin2345
6/4/2015 Bench Press day Peaking week 1/8 ...

6/4/2015
Bench Press day
Peaking week 1/8


Bench Press
80 x 5
120 x 5
155 x 5
190 x 3
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