My Journey To A 500 LB Raw Squat
I'm Perry a 56 year old man that got into powerlifting a little over two years ago, for rehab from a auto accident.
My bench press, and deadlift really are the craps from injuries to shoulder and neck but I still work on improving them.
The squat is my best lift by far.
I have competed in two meets this year, squat only, one in Feb, and the other in April, my best competition raw squat is 435 LBS, next planed meet is in Nov and I have a goal of 500 LBS RAW.
Too make it even worse I'm one of the lucky ones that get to train alone at home.
Tue. 28 May 2013 Squat Day
230x8x1 Added belt and 60lbs of chain here
GHR's and Back Raises
I'll be following. Good luck from one geezer to another.
Welcome! looking forward to seeing you crush 500!
Strong squatting Perry.
Thurs 30 May 2013 Deadlift Day
Did the following in a Circuit Format
Stiff Leg DL
Bent Over Rows
Under Hand Grip Lat Pull Down
Arched Back Good Mornings
Welcome aboard. Looking forward to seeing you smash your goals.
love the work and the dedication to the sport
Sat 1 June 13
275x3x1 Added Belt here
275x2x1 Added 65 lbs. of chain, Added knee wraps here
275x2x1 Added 50 lbs. of chain total of 115 lbs.
275x2x1 Added 40 lbs. of chain total of 155 lbs. PR
275x2x1 Added 35 lbs. of chain total of 190 lbs. PR
Had some tightness in left knee took a few sets too work it out, had a hard time getting to depth up to the fourth set.
Over all it was a good night.
I'm trying to use more chains and bands too increase my bar speed on the top half.
Thanks every body for the warm welcome, and all the encouragement.
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