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Old 04-10-2013, 02:50 AM   #121
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4/8/13

Deadlift
130x5
200x3
280x2
335x5

Bench
45x5x2
125x5
175x3
225x3
250x5x3

Squat
45x5x2
130x5
200x3
265x2
335x5x3

Dips
5x10

Chinups
5x5

Late posting, the last two days have been crazy. Just a quick workout to keep things rolling.
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Prepare. Showing up dehydrated, hungry, and tired will guarantee failure.
Be ready to fight for that grinder of a PR.
Listen and learn. Absorb everything you can, and assimilate that knowledge.

Top Gym lifts:
Squat: 415lbs
Deads: 440lbs
Bench: 315lbs
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Old 04-10-2013, 03:01 AM   #122
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Old 04-11-2013, 05:19 AM   #123
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4/11/13

Deadlift
135x8
225x6
315x4
335x3
355x3
375x3

Shrugs
135x10
225x10
315x8
405x6
425x6
425x6

Pullups
BWx5/8/8/5/6/6/5

DB Rows
110x5x3

DB Curls
30x10
40x7
50x5

A good day to lift. There wasn't a lot going on today, so I was a bit sluggish from sitting around doing very little. Took my PWO and smashed some weights. I miss making PR attempts, but I think I was due some rep work as it was a little harder than expected. I'll have to start keeping track of my 3 and 5 rep PRs to give me goals to shoot for.
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Personal tips that I've learned along my still short journey:

Leave your ego at the door.
Prepare. Showing up dehydrated, hungry, and tired will guarantee failure.
Be ready to fight for that grinder of a PR.
Listen and learn. Absorb everything you can, and assimilate that knowledge.

Top Gym lifts:
Squat: 415lbs
Deads: 440lbs
Bench: 315lbs
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Old 04-12-2013, 12:11 PM   #124
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Old 04-14-2013, 02:43 PM   #125
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4/12/13

Bench
45x5x2
135x5
205x3
225x2
245x5
250x5
255x5

Dips
BWx10x5

Chin-ups
BWx5x7

Squats
275x3x5

I was still feeling pumped to lift today, but I had to cut it short due to time. It took a little longer than normal because I brought a new co-worker. He's fairly new to lifting, and brand new to the idea of lifting heavy. It's gonna take some time to get him into the swing of it.
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Leave your ego at the door.
Prepare. Showing up dehydrated, hungry, and tired will guarantee failure.
Be ready to fight for that grinder of a PR.
Listen and learn. Absorb everything you can, and assimilate that knowledge.

Top Gym lifts:
Squat: 415lbs
Deads: 440lbs
Bench: 315lbs
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Old 04-14-2013, 02:47 PM   #126
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Old 04-15-2013, 12:41 AM   #127
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I'm thinking of truly destroying my legs today. Just trying to shake off some groggy fog. I couldn't sleep last night so I took some sleep aid, and it's hanging with me this morning.
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Personal tips that I've learned along my still short journey:

Leave your ego at the door.
Prepare. Showing up dehydrated, hungry, and tired will guarantee failure.
Be ready to fight for that grinder of a PR.
Listen and learn. Absorb everything you can, and assimilate that knowledge.

Top Gym lifts:
Squat: 415lbs
Deads: 440lbs
Bench: 315lbs
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Old 04-15-2013, 10:24 AM   #128
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4/15/13

Squats
45x5x2
135x6
225x6
315x5
350x3x3

Leg press (rep goal 4x30)
675x10/8/6/6

Weighted incline sit-ups
25x15x4

Barbell Calf raises
405x8x4

After I finished my squats and moved on, I started to regret not doing another set or three. I was feeling strong, it was just some mental difficulty while under the bar that convinced me to move on. My brain said it was too heavy even when my legs said they could do more. The leg presses were definitely tough today, which is exactly what I've been looking for. I've been hopin to hit the right weight that leaves my legs shaky when I get up. The sit-ups were ok, but I see that I've neglected direct an work for too long, so I'll be needing to integrate more into my routine.
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Personal tips that I've learned along my still short journey:

Leave your ego at the door.
Prepare. Showing up dehydrated, hungry, and tired will guarantee failure.
Be ready to fight for that grinder of a PR.
Listen and learn. Absorb everything you can, and assimilate that knowledge.

Top Gym lifts:
Squat: 415lbs
Deads: 440lbs
Bench: 315lbs
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Old 04-15-2013, 04:13 PM   #129
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Big squats and leg presses. Well done.
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Old 04-18-2013, 01:03 PM   #130
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4/17/13

Deadlift
135x6
225x6
315x5
365x5
385x5

Shrugs
135x8
225x8
315x8
405x8
455x6

Pull-ups
BWx10/8/7/6/4/5

Barbell Calf raises
405x8x3
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My Training Log

Personal tips that I've learned along my still short journey:

Leave your ego at the door.
Prepare. Showing up dehydrated, hungry, and tired will guarantee failure.
Be ready to fight for that grinder of a PR.
Listen and learn. Absorb everything you can, and assimilate that knowledge.

Top Gym lifts:
Squat: 415lbs
Deads: 440lbs
Bench: 315lbs
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