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Old 03-30-2012, 03:56 PM   #881
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Squats went ok, but bench was great.
Boom! Bench is so hit and miss for most people that I love seeing big bench days.
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Old 03-30-2012, 07:16 PM   #882
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Monster benching Brute! Good job!

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Boom! Bench is so hit and miss for most people that I love seeing big bench days.
So true!
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Old 03-31-2012, 04:14 PM   #883
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Bar x 5
95 x 5
145 x 1
145 x 1
145 x 1
165 x 1
165 x 1
165 x 1
185 x 1
185 x 1
195 x 0 - couldn't quite catch

Push Press
Bar x 10
95 x 5
135 x 3
155 x 1
175 x 1
185 x 1 - PR
195 x 0

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135 x 5
225 x 4
245 x 2 - grip dead
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Old 04-01-2012, 08:16 AM   #884
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Starting to move some big numbers on the presses and cleans. How is your stability holding up on the push presses?
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Old 04-01-2012, 11:04 AM   #885
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Starting to move some big numbers on the presses and cleans. How is your stability holding up on the push presses?
Stability is pretty good on singles, but on reps I need to reset the bar each time or I can end up a little lopsided. Several months ago when I was doing push press more, I had trouble staying stable with anything over 135, but the only time I had much of an issue yesterday was missing my first attempt at 155, which made me stagger a step back.
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Power cleans
Bar x 5
95 x 5
145 x 1
145 x 1
145 x 1
165 x 1
165 x 1
165 x 1
185 x 1
185 x 1
195 x 0 - couldn't quite catch

Push Press
Bar x 10
95 x 5
135 x 3
155 x 1
175 x 1
185 x 1 - PR
195 x 0

RDL
135 x 5
225 x 4
245 x 2 - grip dead
Do you use liquid chalk mate? It was recommended to me by a few people on here (you may have been one but I can't remember!). It makes an incredible difference.
Impressive work overall.
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Old 04-01-2012, 05:09 PM   #887
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Do you use liquid chalk mate? It was recommended to me by a few people on here (you may have been one but I can't remember!). It makes an incredible difference.
Impressive work overall.
Thanks Kuyt! Never tried liquid chalk, but I may get some. I've added the RDLs in to give me something to do whilst holding the bar instead of just doing static holds. They work my grip really well, and help a fair bit in deadlift lockout too I suppose. I need to solidify my program a little and figure out what it is I want to focus on.

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Pretty damn good day today.

Squats
45 x 5
95 x 5
135 x 5
185 x 3
225 x 1
275 x 1
275 x 1
275 x 1
275 x 1
295 x 1
225 x 4
225 x 2
225 x 4

10 reps @ 225, meet heavy day rep goal, 235 next time

Bench
Bar x 5
95 x 5
135 x 5
185 x 3
205 x 1
170 x 10 - Rep PR
170 x 6 - set up too far back, hit the bar on the catches and threw myself off
170 x 7 - 23 reps total, MOAR WEIGHT

BB Row
115 x 10
115 x 5
115 x 5

I cut my rest times down a lot for rows as I was running out of time, same weight next rowing session
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