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Old 04-22-2010, 04:19 PM   #121
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Aren't those called Roman Chairs? I could be wrong though.
It might be the same thing or similar. I'm not sure. I might record myself doing it, next time.
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Old 04-23-2010, 05:03 PM   #122
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04.22.10

Squat: 335x3,3,3

Glute Bridge: 365x5,5,5

- This was a new exercise.

Zercher Squat: 315x4,2*

- These were dead-start reps performed in the power cage, with safety bars in the first hole.

* failed 3rd rep of 2nd set

Seated Calf Raise: 135x8,8,8


04.23.10

Bench Press: 190x3,3,3

Chin-Up: BW+45x7,7,7

Dip: BW+90x7,7,5

- The 5th rep of the 3rd set felt like it was the one before hitting failure, so I stopped there.

Standing Rope Crunch (Cable): 180x10,10,10
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Old 04-23-2010, 05:25 PM   #123
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You are a zercher beast. No way I coudl do that. Great job.
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Old 04-23-2010, 05:31 PM   #124
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Thanks, Steve. Zerchers are brutal.
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Old 04-23-2010, 06:21 PM   #125
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Thanks, Steve. Zerchers are brutal.
That's just another name for the non-olympic method for front squats right???
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Old 04-23-2010, 06:32 PM   #126
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did you use a harness for zerchers?

they look brutal, from the vids ive seen, but very beneficial looking

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That's just another name for the non-olympic method for front squats right???
nope, totally different exercise..... youtube it
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Old 04-23-2010, 07:07 PM   #127
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they look brutal, from the vids ive seen, but very beneficial looking
No, I didn't use a harness. I never tried it like that.

Yeah, it's great for the posterior chain, quads, abs, and mental toughness.

Trevor Lane: No, the front squat is performed by placing the bar on the clavicle. When doing the zercher squat, the bar is held in the crooks of the elbows with hands clasped together.

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Old 04-23-2010, 09:44 PM   #128
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do you find your arms (or whatever you use to hold the weight) is a limiting factor with those?
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do you find your arms (or whatever you use to hold the weight) is a limiting factor with those?
No, I personally don't have a problem with pain on/near my elbows when doing the zercher, but I know others have that issue.
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