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Old 10-02-2012, 10:53 PM   #11
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Yeah, that's kinda what I thought. I had fun with the word though. Thank you for the opportunity.

I'm already thinking about where to go after this. I used to do this really cool push/pull/leg thing, but if bench press frequency turns out to be the key, I'm still only pressing once a week. I had thought about a 2-day/week routine (Squat/BP - Deadlift/BP variant). I don't know. I might dig out my notes on the Starr 5x5. I think that eventually gets you into triples and/or singles. Just to forewarn you, BtB, that I might be rattling your cage for advice in a couple of weeks. I'm smart. I'll figure something out. Or I'll be able to follow the trail of bread crumbs.
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Old 10-03-2012, 06:28 PM   #13
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Wednesday, 10/3/12

Lifted after work. Got done in time to pick up my 12 year old from tennis pratice. About 45 minutes of gym time, give or take.

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45x5
95x5
115x5
137.5x5x7

Chinups (between my first few warmup sets for BP)
x/1/x

I need to come to grips with the idea that I'll never be a champion chinerupper, at least not at my current weight (226ish). Bottom line is, I'm not in this to train chinups. I attempt chinups/pulldowns as an accessory to other lifts.

Pendlay Rows
150x8x3
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Old 10-04-2012, 01:46 AM   #16
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Nice work val, good idea to throw in the pendlay rows.
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Old 10-04-2012, 08:38 AM   #17
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Solid! Drink yer water and eat yer Wheaties. Curious to see how your DOMS are for your next workout.
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Old 10-04-2012, 11:30 AM   #18
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Cool, you have 1.25 lb plates too!
Good stuff BigV.
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Old 10-04-2012, 01:15 PM   #19
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Great start!

Gotta get me some 1.25 plates.
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Nice work val, good idea to throw in the pendlay rows.
Thanks, markievicz. I loves me some Pendlays. Although, I'm very envious of the weight and volume kitarpyar uses on his rows.
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