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Old 09-06-2011, 07:49 PM   #911
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MOB POWERBUILDING CYCLE 2 DAY 5

Squat
255 X8 +10 lbs
255 X8
255 X8
255 X8 See Vid
10 lbs increase per cycle seems to work well. I was working on pushing knees <>.

OH Squat
65 X8
65 X8 See Vid
65 X8
65 X8
A work in progress. I need to keep my back tighter and make sure I look down slightly.

RDL's
225 X5
225 X4
225 X3
185 X8
These were all done raw. As you can tell, 225 is too heavy for a double overhand grip to get to rep range of 6-8. Hook grip didn't work for me at all, and Carl advised me not to use over/under grip on RDL's, so I had to go all double overhand. It appears as thogh I can work my way up from 185. I am also going to alternate raw and strapped on these, just like conventional deads.

Side Bends
50 X10
50 X10
50 X10

No cardio this AM as I slept in


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Old 09-07-2011, 04:20 AM   #912
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Nice session Jim.

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Always impressive with the squats. Nice session all around. Overhead squats are humbling.
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Old 09-07-2011, 07:37 AM   #914
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Fun stuff in here, Jim! Keep it up!
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Old 09-07-2011, 11:31 AM   #916
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Nice session Jim.

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Always impressive with the squats. Nice session all around. Overhead squats are humbling.
Thanks OR!! I'm expecting great things from my squats on this routine.

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Fun stuff in here, Jim! Keep it up!
Back squats were fun, OH not so much. I imagine once I find my groove I will like them more.
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Overhead squats looked really fluid. Nice job Jim.
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everything is looking good in here Jim. OH squats are great. the bar position (behind the head) is spot on, just make sure you are pushing the traps and shoulders up towards the bar, and imagine you are pinching a pencil between the shoulders blades at the back, that should keep the arms a little straighter...

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Old 09-07-2011, 08:08 PM   #919
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Thanks so much Steve. Hopefully with a few weeks they will be second nature to me.

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everything is looking good in here Jim. OH squats are great. the bar position (behind the head) is spot on, just make sure you are pushing the traps and shoulders up towards the bar, and imagine you are pinching a pencil between the shoulders blades at the back, that should keep the arms a little straighter...

awesome session big man


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Thanks very much Carl!! I knew my form needed work WRT my back tightness. I think I tended to worry more about my lower body and balancing rather than my back. They definitely are alot harder than they look on the vid on youtube steve posted.

Once again, thanks so much for the critique.
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Old 09-07-2011, 08:09 PM   #920
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MOB POWERBUILDING CYCLE 2 DAY 6

Bench Press
205 X6 + 5 lbs
205 X6
205 X6
205 X6

Incline Bench Press 20 Degrees
175 X8 + 5 lbs
175 X8
175 X7
Last rep was a super grinder.

Dips
+45 X7 + 10 lbs
+45 X7
+45 X7
Again, last rep was a huge grinder. Felt really nice to finally have a big plate hanging from me once again.

Cardio
3.7 Miles of Jimtervals
30 Mins

So, some of you may be wondering about my weight update, so here it is:

Weight 223.4 lbs
Waist: 39.5 inches

Waist is no change, while weight is up .6 lbs. This is unacceptable to me. I did 45K of cardio, ate at about 2500-3000 cals per day, and lifted hard. My tremor meds have pretty much extinguished my metabolism to nothing, essentially making me a hardloser. I have decided to go off the meds since I can't take it anymore. It's virtually impossible for me to lose weight unless I do 70-80K of cardio per week.

I have made some other adjustments as well. I have cut calories by about 400 per day and drastically reduced sodium intake. I also made an appointment with my Doc to discuss my problem. Hopefully she can find a med for my high blood pressure that will not affect my metabolism. High blood pressure is also another bitter pill for me to swallow. I do all the right things to avoid it. I shouldn't have it. When I was in my mid to late 30's, which was my most unhealthiest time of my life, my blood pressure was normal. Now that I look after myself, it's high.
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Deadlift: 501 lbs
Total: 1251 lbs
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Squat: 495 lbs
Bench: 295 lbs
Deadlift: 515 lbs
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