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Forum: Training Logs Yesterday, 11:31 PM
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Posted By dlocas
The 27 June competition will include the...

The 27 June competition will include the following events (heats and finals, 4 Events each; we don't know which will be in the finals nor the weights used):

Crucifix (I'll train this more frequent...
Forum: Training Logs Yesterday, 10:53 PM
Replies: 373
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Posted By dlocas
Performance on the push press is way down. Why? ...

Performance on the push press is way down. Why?
* I have probably peaked about 2 weeks ago, then I've returned to a new baseline.
* I have neglected the strict press, so maybe I have less output...
Forum: Training Logs Yesterday, 10:31 PM
Replies: 373
Views: 7,885
Posted By dlocas
Monday, June 1st Clean & Push Press, using...

Monday, June 1st

Clean & Push Press, using my 6-ft bar**
85 lbs 2 x 5, 125 lbs x 5, 145 x 3
175 x 1
195 x 1 @ RPE = 9
205 x miss!
145 x 3
205 x 1 @ 10
185 3 x 2 @ 9 / 8 / 8 (technique...
Forum: Training Logs Yesterday, 10:21 PM
Replies: 373
Views: 7,885
Posted By dlocas
Thanks, Ravi!

Thanks, Ravi!
Forum: Training Logs Yesterday, 10:20 PM
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Views: 7,885
Posted By dlocas
Thanks, Dray!

Thanks, Dray!
Forum: Training Logs 05-29-2015, 08:29 AM
Replies: 1,196
Views: 26,450
Posted By dlocas
I also had my lesson in patience last February...

I also had my lesson in patience last February when I strained a smaller glute muscle (by starting too low on zercher deadlifts, lol); I tried to come back too soon, and it took 6-8 weeks to recover...
Forum: Training Logs 05-28-2015, 03:06 PM
Replies: 373
Views: 7,885
Posted By dlocas
Thanks, Thomas!

Thanks, Thomas!
Forum: Training Logs 05-28-2015, 01:58 PM
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Posted By dlocas
Strong work! Oftentimes, some squatting at the...

Strong work! Oftentimes, some squatting at the end of an upper-body session works well for me too.
Forum: Training Logs 05-27-2015, 09:39 PM
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Views: 120,459
Posted By dlocas
Fine squatting! Keep the momentum building!...

Fine squatting! Keep the momentum building! :biglifter: :biglifter: :biglifter:
Forum: Training Logs 05-27-2015, 09:30 PM
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Posted By dlocas
Great session! I should try that with 10 lbs...

Great session! I should try that with 10 lbs jumps till I hit a max or near-max double :biglifter: :biglifter: :biglifter: Strong lower body session too!
Forum: Training Logs 05-27-2015, 09:11 PM
Replies: 373
Views: 7,885
Posted By dlocas
Wednesday May 27 Clean & Push Press 85 lbs...

Wednesday May 27

Clean & Push Press
85 lbs 2 x 5, 125 x 5, 145 x 3, 175 x 1
200 x 2 @ RPE = 9
200 x 2 @ 8
200 x 2 @ 8
200 x 2 @ 9
200 x 2 @ 9
200 x miss (too tired to continue -- total, 5...
Forum: Training Logs 05-26-2015, 09:44 AM
Replies: 373
Views: 7,885
Posted By dlocas
Thanks, Thomas! I very seldom measure myself, but...

Thanks, Thomas! I very seldom measure myself, but that was lots of fun!
Forum: Training Logs 05-25-2015, 07:36 PM
Replies: 373
Views: 7,885
Posted By dlocas
Monday May 25 Clean & Push Press, including...

Monday May 25

Clean & Push Press, including some power clean drills
85 lbs, power clean drill = get the bar to nipple height and quarter squat under it; do this five times. Clean the bar the...
Forum: Training Logs 05-25-2015, 07:29 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,197
Posted By dlocas
The stupidest thing I ever did thus far = Last...

The stupidest thing I ever did thus far = Last August, coming back from my first strongman meet, I was so fired up that I got it in my head that it would be a great idea to try deadlifting to a daily...
Forum: Training Logs 05-25-2015, 07:24 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 1,197
Posted By dlocas
Congrats on your progress! 2 kilos at a time! It...

Congrats on your progress! 2 kilos at a time! It adds up over a year. :biglifter: :biglifter: :biglifter:
Forum: Muscle Building and Bodybuilding 05-25-2015, 03:41 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 504
Posted By dlocas
There are many, many variables on this. I'm a...

There are many, many variables on this. I'm a very old school guy, with a line of thought dating back to an era when men lifted weights for no reason other than getting stronger, when overhead...
Forum: Muscle Building and Bodybuilding 05-25-2015, 02:01 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 504
Posted By dlocas
Yes, I have not been very specific in that...

Yes, I have not been very specific in that regard. I never wanted to become over-fat with useless weight. A caloric suprplus of 200-300 a day can work wonders over time. I'd aim at a 10-lb increase...
Forum: Muscle Building and Bodybuilding 05-25-2015, 12:01 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 504
Posted By dlocas
It's important to know right off the bat what...

It's important to know right off the bat what your main goal is. Doing just one goal at a time makes it much easier to succeed. When I started out, I wanted to get strong as hell and to fulfil my...
Forum: Training Logs 05-25-2015, 10:48 AM
Replies: 373
Views: 7,885
Posted By dlocas
Thanks, Ravi!

Thanks, Ravi!
Forum: Training Logs 05-25-2015, 10:42 AM
Replies: 373
Views: 7,885
Posted By dlocas
Thanks, Thomas! Nice image! I always try to...

Thanks, Thomas! Nice image! I always try to improve my starting position in the power clean. I'm much more used to conventional deadlifting (I considered powerlifting before chosing strongman). I...
Forum: Training Logs 05-24-2015, 08:42 PM
Replies: 373
Views: 7,885
Posted By dlocas
Sunday May 24th One-arm Push Jerk (Circus...

Sunday May 24th

One-arm Push Jerk (Circus Dumbbell training)
55 lbs 2 x 3
75 x 3
85 x 1
RIGHT = 100 lbs 4 x 2 @RPE = 10 / 9 / 9 / 10 (stopped because of fatigue)
LEFT = 85 3 x 2 @ 8, then 90...
Forum: Training Logs 05-24-2015, 08:30 PM
Replies: 373
Views: 7,885
Posted By dlocas
Thanks, Thomas!

Thanks, Thomas!
Forum: Training Logs 05-23-2015, 07:56 PM
Replies: 373
Views: 7,885
Posted By dlocas
Saturday, May 23 Clean & Push Press 85 lbs...

Saturday, May 23

Clean & Push Press
85 lbs 2 sets x 5, 125 x 5, 145 x 3
185 5 x 3 @ RPE = 8
185 3 x 3 @ 8

Farmer's Walk (outdoors)
250 lbs per hand, 3 x 50 feet (1st run had a best time of...
Forum: Training Logs 05-22-2015, 03:00 PM
Replies: 373
Views: 7,885
Posted By dlocas
Thanks, Ravi! My week has only two sessions...

Thanks, Ravi!

My week has only two sessions that are really taxing: Saturday (Event training, volume work) and Wednesday (Intensity). Sunday only involves my quad builder and some pressing and...
Forum: Training Logs 05-22-2015, 02:44 PM
Replies: 373
Views: 7,885
Posted By dlocas
Thanks, Thomas!

Thanks, Thomas!
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