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Old 03-30-2012, 10:21 PM   #871
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Old 03-30-2012, 10:24 PM   #872
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Wednesday march 27th....

No video. I squatted at the local fitness center, and it sucked. Sucked because I had to wait for 20 minutes while 3 people were deadlifting inside the rack ( not rack pulls, they were deadlifting from the floor in the rack, WITH 10 pounds on each side of the bar no less. FOR 20 MINUTES, URG ). Anyway, I've realized that I haven't been squatting enough since I got laid off and haven't been doing down to train with van during the week, and I hate the atmosphere at the fitness center ( it's like watching the circus while you're trying to focus on training ). Enough is enough, I'm squatting at eastside strongman ( i.e. my garage ) every wednesday now. Enough is enough, I need to focus on what I need to focus on, and not be distracted by the group and the clowns at the fitness center.
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Old 03-31-2012, 10:52 AM   #873
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At first when I saw the video bench snap shot it looked like you were using old school concrete weights. I was thinking, what is Ox up too. Then I watched the video...
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Old 04-12-2012, 04:19 AM   #874
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My work blocks this site, so I haven't updated in a while. I've been training though, the competition is 2 weeks from sat.

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Old 04-12-2012, 11:53 AM   #875
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What competition is it Ox?
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Old 04-12-2012, 08:36 PM   #876
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What competition is it Ox?
It's a meet that a local guy in the strongman group is putting on. I guess he's trying to start his own federation. Not that I want strongman to become like powerlifting with so many federations, I am supporting his efforts by competing in it. The events are 225 bench for reps, 405 deadlift for reps, yoke farmers medley 100 feet each. Van and Travis Ortmayer are going head to head ( which should be pretty fun to watch ). The flyer is below.

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Old 04-13-2012, 10:53 AM   #877
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Hope it turns out to be a good time, and that it is well-organized.
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Old 04-13-2012, 02:55 PM   #878
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Great stuff, OX! Good luck in your competition!

Had to laugh, only you would be doing banded box squats while Alice in Chains is playing!

Did you cut off tht bench video? Seemed like 21, but you've done 23 or so. Think you'll get 25+ at the meet?
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Old 04-18-2012, 01:02 AM   #879
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Great stuff, OX! Good luck in your competition!

Had to laugh, only you would be doing banded box squats while Alice in Chains is playing!

Did you cut off tht bench video? Seemed like 21, but you've done 23 or so. Think you'll get 25+ at the meet?

Thanks. I got 24 last time I went for a true max reps. Yeah I cut off the bench video so my competition can't tell where I'm at, lol.
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Old 04-18-2012, 01:04 AM   #880
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