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Old 02-08-2013, 04:21 PM   #261
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I have no doubt you can do it! With the determination to obtain the weights you have achieved you'll be able to get to whatever you point you want to make your 50's the best yet.

Oh, I found a cool little post today about weightlifting and how taxing it really is on the body of these guys. One of the athletes of Muscle Drive USA teaches our Olympic Lifting classes at my CrossFit gym, so this is a really cool article ...

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Thanks man. Checking it out. Have a great weekend.
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Old 02-12-2013, 09:39 AM   #262
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2.11

Nice little way to get back into things, feel fresh after the break

40-30-20-10
Wall Balls 20#
Butterfly situps
Double Unders
-Finished in 9:51

Then did some work on pullups and muscleups

2.12 AM

3 Position Clean (Floor, knees, hang) + 1 jerk
185 x1 x7 (60 sec rest)

Push Press
155 x5
165 x5
175 x5

Pendlay Rows
255 x5 x3

Squats
325 x3 x3 (this is 80% of my max, 2 min rest)

I have videos of my 1st, 4th, and 7th set of cleans, plus my last set of squats
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Old 02-12-2013, 10:07 AM   #263
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Strong session. Those squats are a pretty big way to finish up. Great work!
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Old 02-12-2013, 12:44 PM   #264
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Thanks BigJosh, I wanted to get in 3x5 at 70% before the 3x3 but didn't have the time and wanted to feel the weight so I decided to go with the heavier of the two.
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Old 02-13-2013, 09:18 AM   #265
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Here is the video from yesterday morning:


A couple things I have noticed, is that I am not getting low enough on my jerks and my back foot is not extended. I am also catching the bar too high after the clean, need to work on forcing my body under the bar more with my arms so I can handle heavier weights.

2.12 PM

800 m Run
30 Hand Release Push Ups
30 Hollow Rocks
30 Pullups
400 m Run
30 KB Swings (72 lbs)
30 Medicine Balls Cleans (20 lbs)
30 Slam Balls (30 lbs)
800 m Run
-Finished in 24:59

2.13 AM

3 Position Snatch skill work using 115 lbs

Snatch Pulls
135 x3
185 x3
225 x3

*This morning was pretty much a wash minus the snatch pulls. My hands are just destroyed for some reason right now and I cannot get a very good grip on anything. It will still good to be there and get the work in.

On a high note I watched one of my training partners PR on her deadlift this morning. She hit a 330 lb deadlift which is a 15 lb PR for her, talk about beastly.
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Old 02-13-2013, 05:53 PM   #266
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On a high note I watched one of my training partners PR on her deadlift this morning. She hit a 330 lb deadlift which is a 15 lb PR for her, talk about beastly.
Amazing! What's hew weight(ish) if you don't mind me asking?
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Old 02-13-2013, 07:29 PM   #267
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Great lifting! Nice to here of others getting PRs as well.
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Old 02-14-2013, 08:40 AM   #268
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Thanks guys! Steve, I would say she is in the 140's somewhere, she carries it well too.

2.13 PM

Deadlift (beltless)
225 x5
315 x3
405 x3
475 x1
495 x1 (PR)
^Beltless PR and I still had more in me, the last time I pulled close to this without a belt was before my injury two years ago, feeling great right now.

15 AMRAP
9 Deadlifts @ 155
12 Push Ups
15 Box Jumps 24"
-Completed 8 rounds + 17 reps

2.14 AM

Bench Press
7 x 3 @ 205 with 60 seconds of jumping rope in between each set

Pullup work

*My bench is weak right now, I am going to start hitting chest at least once a week since I am not getting much chest work done in the WOD's so once a week I'll hit it in some form just to keep my strength up there.

Body weight this morning was 189.0 lbs
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Another huge PR. Just keep racking them up.
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Trying to, I'm chasing 600 and I am determined to get it while improving all my other lifts ... I have some lofty goals but I am hoping to attain a couple of them

Pull 600 w/ belt
Squat 475 w/ knee sleeves/belt
Snatch 225 consistently
Clean 315
Clean and Jerk 275
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