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Old 04-02-2012, 04:06 PM   #891
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Looks like a damn good day. Nice squat volume and a bench PR.

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Old 04-02-2012, 04:20 PM   #892
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Thanks BtB. Its weeks like this that make me glad I didn't back of when it was tough the week before. Squat video, 295, felt pretty good. Feel like I had good depth. Fell a little forward, but not as bad as I had been

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Old 04-02-2012, 06:05 PM   #893
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Great depth. A little forward but that's ok. You brought it home.
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Old 04-02-2012, 07:30 PM   #894
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As long as it goes up it doesn't matter how much you lean! Great squat Brute!
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Old 04-03-2012, 03:45 PM   #895
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Great depth. A little forward but that's ok. You brought it home.
Thanks BtB. More stuff to work on, but we're getting there.

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Quick back and abs day. Sometimes I question the wisdom of doing it the day before deadlifts, but then I remember I'm barely using any weight in here.

BB Row
Bar x 10
95 x 15
115 x 10
115 x 10
115 x 10 - last few were iffy

1 Arm DB Snatch (Reps are per arm)
55 x 3
65 x 2
75 x 1
75 x 1
75 x 1
75 x 1
75 x 1
80 x 1
85 - C&P x 1

DB Row
65 x 5
65 x 5
65 x 5

Lat Pull Down
70 x 10
120 x 5
140 x 5

Weighted Crunch on ball
25 x 10
25 x 10
45 x 10

DB Side Bends
85 x 5
90 x 5
90 x 5
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Old 04-03-2012, 04:28 PM   #896
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Just finished some light yoke work.

Yoke = 165#
Distance = ~60 feet

165 x 2
215 x 2
265 x 2 - took about 15 seconds. This is very light, but I'm hoping to build from here without losing much speed.

Edit: Video of the embarrassingly light weight. Still, my back feels good. No injuries!
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Old 04-03-2012, 06:10 PM   #897
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Solid work all the way around.
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Good deadlift day today. A few less reps than last time, but I will be upping the weight again next week.

Deadlift
135 x 10
225 x 5
315 x 3
365 x 1 - skipped this warmup last time
395 x 11 singles in about 10 minutes
395 x 2 + straps
395 x 1 + straps

BTNP
Bar x 5
95 x 5
125 x 5/5/5/5 - felt pretty easy except for the unracking

Pretty beat by this point but did a little more back work
Pendlay row - every rep was fast enough to force air out of me when the bar hit my abdomen
95 x 5
115 x 5
135 x 5
135 x 5

Kroc row? I dunno, but a 1 arm DB row, resetting after each rep from the ground
80 x 5

Maybe another time I will do more, but I was done for the day.
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Doing great work brute! Checked your last sessions and its some brutal lifts stuff! Good work on the DL singles!
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Doing great work brute! Checked your last sessions and its some brutal lifts stuff! Good work on the DL singles!
Thanks Swede!

More yoke work this afternoon
weight x feet
165 x 100
215 x 100
265 x 60
265 x 60
315 x 60
315 x 60

Zercher carry
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