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Old 03-12-2013, 10:25 PM   #81
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Lol, normally I would agree. One of my teammates was also there, so I was giving him a few minutes to finish up.
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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
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Bench: 315lbs
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Old 03-13-2013, 07:06 PM   #82
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Bam! Nice work.
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Old 03-15-2013, 11:16 AM   #83
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3/14/13

Bench
45x5x2
135x5
225x5

DB Bench
75x8
90x8
100x6
110x6

Incline DB Bench
75x5x5

Cable Pushdown
100x10
120x10
150x10x5

Chins
BWx8x5

Dips
BWx10x6

Just doing some different stuff to shake off the Starting Strength boredom. I'll probably do some "playing" with weights for another week or so, higher reps and a few things I normally would pass up with shortened rests, then go back to a solid PL routine. Trying to decide what might be my next logical step.
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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 03-15-2013, 11:18 AM   #84
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3/15/13

Squats
45x5x2
135x8
225x25

Leg Press
400x8x5

Seated Calf Raise
90x10
135x8
225x8
230x8
235x8
240x8

Single leg hamstring curl
35x10
70x8
75x6
80x6
85x6

RDL
245x5x5

Incline Situps+25lbs
4x15


More "fun" in the gym today. I'll post up the squat vid in the challenge thread. Not the most so far, and I thought I could do more, but I suppose it's a decent attempt.
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Top Gym lifts:
Squat: 415lbs
Deads: 440lbs
Bench: 315lbs
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Old 03-16-2013, 11:56 AM   #85
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All kinds of pain. Any DOMS the next day with that 25er?
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Old 03-16-2013, 12:30 PM   #86
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Nothing so far. A little tightness in the legs, but nothing I wouldn't get from traversing too many stairs in one day.
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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 03-16-2013, 01:38 PM   #87
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3/16/13

Deadlift
135x5
225x5
315x5
335x3
355x3
365x1
375x1

DB rows
75x5
85x5
95x5
110x5

DB curls
35x6
40x6
45x5
50x6

Shrugs
135x5x10
225x10
315x3x5

Pull-ups
BWx5x6

DB Farmers carry
110x20mx3

All in all a good workout. Strange occurrence, normally the pumped up feeling fades fairly quickly after a workout. It's been almost 8 hours and my traps still feel pumped. Not sure if it was the volume, but if so, sign me up for a little more volume work once in a while. Timing worked out pretty well, tomorrow is a rest day, and it's also the day where I won't have much sleep because I'm getting up at an ungodly hour to watch the GSP v Diaz fight. Being this far off of American time zones sucks. Looking forward to lifting again on Monday already!
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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 03-18-2013, 07:50 AM   #88
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3/18/13

Squats
45x6
135x6
225x5
275x3
325x7
325x5
325x4

RDL
135x5
225x8
225x7

Leg Press
300x15
300x14
300x12
300x11
300x10

Leg curls
100x18
100x16
100x16
100x14

Decline weighted situps
25x25
25x25

Barbell Calf Raises
405x15
405x15
405x12


I started the post-beginner rep goal routine recommended to me by BtB today. I love the concept, can't wait to see what sort of gains I can squeeze out of it. Definitely was not feeling on my game today. I struggled hard on the squats, especially that very last rep. The bar actually started going back down on me twice. It took every ounce of my will to keep pressing it back up. Next squat day I'll try 320 to see if I can complete the reps before trying 325 again. This week will show me where I should be starting weight wise. Lower back was feeling pretty wasted by the time I got to RDL. I really feel like I should have been able to do a LOT more than that. By the time I got to situps and calf raises I was feeling pretty good, but I was dripping with sweat, and had chugged down two bottles of water. Might start documenting my water intake to see if I'm drinking enough.
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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 03-18-2013, 03:11 PM   #89
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Killing it in here.
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Old 03-20-2013, 09:19 AM   #90
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3/20/13

Deadlift
135x6
225x5
315x5
355x3
375x1
390x1
405x1
410x1

Cable Crunches
150x20
150x15
150x10
150x10

Shrugs
135x10
225x10
245x10
255x10
265x10

Calf Raises
315x12
315x12
315x12
315x10

Today was one of those days where you grab ahold of the bar, and just get s#!^ done. I swear the bar wanted deadlifted as much as I wanted to pull it. I was just 2.5s away from ending my workset on my personal best, and the bar was moving fast, fast enough I suspect there might have been a PR in there. No lower back soreness afterwards, leading me to believe I was doing it "more correctly" than normal. Everything else went better than expected as well, but deadlift was a smashing success. I'm really looking forward to next weeks DL session to see if I can go 5lbs more.
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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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