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Old 07-30-2012, 09:18 PM   #21
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I agree with T-Bone. Fine lifting my friend. Keep doing those chinups -- I remember at one point I could only squeeze out one half-chinups, but did them anyways. One day my training partner slapped me across the head and I managed to do a full one.
Thank you, jp. I've missed you. Have you been gone from the forum?
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How did I miss this log???? I am in. Toss 405 like 315? Man, I will be happy to get to a 315 pull for now.

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Old 07-30-2012, 10:09 PM   #23
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Thank you, jp. I've missed you. Have you been gone from the forum?
Had radiation in April -- getting back into powerlifting now. Treatment has worn me down a bit, but won't get the best of me!! I hope you are doing well
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Old 07-31-2012, 04:44 PM   #24
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Had radiation in April -- getting back into powerlifting now. Treatment has worn me down a bit, but won't get the best of me!! I hope you are doing well
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Old 07-31-2012, 04:48 PM   #25
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Made my day too! I'm doing well.
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Old 07-31-2012, 04:51 PM   #26
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How did I miss this log???? I am in. Toss 405 like 315? Man, I will be happy to get to a 315 pull for now.

Good luck in this journey Big Val
Thank you, kit. You probably missed it because I started it, then let it go dormant for two weeks. I plan on squatting tonight. I've got some car issues to deal with though, but if and when I do squat again, it will be for a PR attempt. I'm kind of jacked.
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Old 07-31-2012, 09:55 PM   #27
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Tuesday, 7/31/12

Cycle III Wave 3 Workout A

What did the pirate say when he squatted 310?

Squat
45x5
120x5
175x5
190x3
220x3
250x1
280x1
310x1 - P AAARRRRRRGH!
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Prone Leg Curl
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110x8

I don't know what came over me on the leg presses. It was a 25 pound increase. Normally, I would have been happy with 15x3. Adrenaline I guess.
It was hot and sweaty at work today, and I'm chaffing like a mad man. My ass feels like it's baboon red. I wish I had stock in the Gold Bond company.
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Long, long, hot Summer.
They were saying on the news the other night that July, 2012 was the second hottest July on record. Second only to July, 1936, which was the hottest month EVER in Minneapolis/St. Paul anyway. We went the whole month of July without a daytime high in the 70's. In fact, you have to go back to mid-June, since we last had a daytime high under 80. A bunch of 90's, a couple of 100's... Still, the air conditioner miraculously keeps working...except the one in my car. Looks like some thunderstorms coming in tonight. Perhaps some relief with it.

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Great work, nice squat PR!
Thank you, bruteforce. Its been a long time coming. I'm now entering a juicy portion of my training where PR's could be happening about once a month on all the big lifts. Finally! This is why I've been training for 10 years.
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