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Old 11-04-2009, 08:13 AM   #11
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Congrats on the PR. You do any overhead pressing on Tuesdays, or keep that only on Saturdays with the clean and press work? I assumed just Saturdays...
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Old 11-04-2009, 09:16 PM   #12
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Congrats on the PR. You do any overhead pressing on Tuesdays, or keep that only on Saturdays with the clean and press work? I assumed just Saturdays...
I used to do strict pressing on tuesday with my bench but it became too much and effected my saturdays. I am planing on alternating between close grip and incline bench presses as assistance compounds and just do push presses on sats for awhile. My max strict press was 240lbs but I felt strict pressing just screws up the tech for push pressing.
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I used to do strict pressing on tuesday with my bench but it became too much and effected my saturdays. I am planing on alternating between close grip and incline bench presses as assistance compounds and just do push presses on sats for awhile. My max strict press was 240lbs but I felt strict pressing just screws up the tech for push pressing.
I train in my basement and with the low ceiling, no push presses for me. I would really prefer trying them vs. seated presses, but what can you do.

When's your next competition, btw...or did I miss that?
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Old 11-05-2009, 07:24 PM   #14
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I train in my basement and with the low ceiling, no push presses for me. I would really prefer trying them vs. seated presses, but what can you do.

When's your next competition, btw...or did I miss that?
I am not sure yet, I might compete in the paxton 5 competition but I am not sure if I am ready to compete again just yet.

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Squats
270x5
310x5
350x5

Deadlifts
365x5
420x5
480x5 PR

Front Squats *Olympic grip
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205x5
235x5* pr for grip

Chain suspended Stiff legged Good mornings *one minute rest sets
95x10
95x15
95x20

Back Sand bag Lunges + hyper extensions + front s.bag lunges
50lbs/60ft + 10 + 50lbs/60 ft back
50lbs/60ft + 5reps w/50lbs bag/10 regular+ 50lbs/60ft back

R.wrist curls
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15x20
20x20
25x12
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Notes: Long, boring but super effective. Still playing around with some ideas, setting up the chains suspensions take too long, so I may improvise some sand bag good mornings and work it into one big lunge, GM, hyper-extension medley. Over all felt good, I HATE DOING REPS on deads more then anything but set a nice pr. Video coming up sunday with my sat strongman stuff.
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Congrats on the new PR. Regarding front squats...I've tried an Olympic grip once and just couldn't get the feel for it. I felt like my grip was slipping. How's your gripping feel? Or have you been doing them for a while?
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Congrats on the new PR. Regarding front squats...I've tried an Olympic grip once and just couldn't get the feel for it. I felt like my grip was slipping. How's your gripping feel? Or have you been doing them for a while?
I have spent a lot of months working on flexibility on my off time trying to learn the grip, it was way easier on an axle/fat bar than a on barbell for me and just found myself being able to do it after a awhile. Trick is really strong wrist wraps and to put them on your whole wrist and not just on half of it like most people do. I will have my video of all my lifts by sunday so you can get an idea of how I do it, but I just try to keep it on my shoulders and upper chest and focus on letting it stay there by just keeping my elbows high as possible.
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