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Forum: General Board 07-28-2015, 09:11 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 96
Posted By melvin2345
Car in the bike path?

No problem, just move it like this guy...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=luNGjffDjCs
Forum: General Board 07-27-2015, 08:38 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 116
Posted By melvin2345
A moment of clarity

Have you ever had one of those moments when a light bulb goes on in your head, and something you had been struggling with suddenly becomes crystal clear?

I started lifting in January of 2013 at...
Forum: Introduce Yourself 07-24-2015, 03:27 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 467
Posted By melvin2345
Welcome!

Welcome!
Forum: Training Logs 07-21-2015, 02:20 PM
Replies: 192
Views: 4,635
Posted By melvin2345
It felt pretty good. Didn't break from the floor...

It felt pretty good. Didn't break from the floor as fast as normal, but once I got it to my knees, getting to lockout was a breeze.
Forum: Training Logs 07-20-2015, 07:38 AM
Replies: 216
Views: 5,095
Posted By melvin2345
Good work man. All 3 of your top lifts went up...

Good work man. All 3 of your top lifts went up really smooth. And even if you did pick too conservatively on your lifts, that's what your first meet is for. In that environment you can really get a...
Forum: Training Logs 07-18-2015, 09:45 AM
Replies: 192
Views: 4,635
Posted By melvin2345
7/18/2015 Deadlift day Peaking week 7/8 ...

7/18/2015
Deadlift day
Peaking week 7/8


Deadlift
195 x 5
280 x 5
360 x 5
445 x 3
Forum: Training Logs 07-16-2015, 07:14 AM
Replies: 192
Views: 4,635
Posted By melvin2345
7/16/2015 Bench Press day Peaking week 7/8 ...

7/16/2015
Bench Press day
Peaking week 7/8

Bench Press
105 x 5
150 x 5
195 x 5
240 x 3
270 x 1
Forum: Training Logs 07-15-2015, 07:11 AM
Replies: 192
Views: 4,635
Posted By melvin2345
7/15/2015 Squat day Peaking week 7/8 ...

7/15/2015
Squat day
Peaking week 7/8

Squat
170 x 5
245 x 5
315 x 5
390 x 3
435 x 1
Forum: Training Logs 07-15-2015, 07:08 AM
Replies: 192
Views: 4,635
Posted By melvin2345
7/11/2015 Deadlift day Peaking week 6/8 ...

7/11/2015
Deadlift day
Peaking week 6/8

Just an awful day. Felt like crap, didn't comer anywhere close to pulling what I wanted to pull.

Deadlift
135 x 5
225 x 4
315 x 3
Forum: Training Logs 07-09-2015, 08:25 AM
Replies: 192
Views: 4,635
Posted By melvin2345
7/9/2015 Bench Press day Peaking week 6/8 ...

7/9/2015
Bench Press day
Peaking week 6/8

Bench Press
115 x 5
170 x 5
230 x 3
255 x 1
285 x 2
Forum: Training Logs 07-07-2015, 06:51 AM
Replies: 192
Views: 4,635
Posted By melvin2345
7/7/2015 Squat day Peaking week 6/8 Took...

7/7/2015
Squat day
Peaking week 6/8

Took last week off, so easing back into things. Just did 1 heavy set and rep today since recovery has become an issue.

Squat
185 x 5
275 x 5
370 x 3
Forum: General Fitness & Health 07-01-2015, 09:54 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 230
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: 192
Views: 4,635
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: 192
Views: 4,635
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: 216
Views: 5,095
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: 192
Views: 4,635
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: 192
Views: 4,635
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: 192
Views: 4,635
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: 192
Views: 4,635
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: 192
Views: 4,635
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: 407
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: 407
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: 192
Views: 4,635
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: 216
Views: 5,095
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: 192
Views: 4,635
Posted By melvin2345
Thank you!

Thank you!
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