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Old 07-31-2012, 06:09 PM   #481
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My sinus' have just been fuked this year and finally saw an ENT yesterday. He put me on my 344534876534rd round of antibiotics at a high long length dose.
Been a crazy year for me too with sinuses. I am sick of feeling like crap and can't wait for fall.

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Going Forward: I plan on running a M,T,Th,F workout plan starting next week, with the following split:
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Old 08-21-2012, 05:58 PM   #482
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So about 6 weeks ago, I tweaked my low back a touch. Its finally feeling better so I started lifting today.

Warm-up: Bicycle
went 3.38 miles in 20:27
Pretty decent time for me.

Squats:
95X5
135X5
195X3
245X3
295X2
315X1

5 singles at 255, 60 seconds between sets

Walking lunges:
5lbs each hand 2 sets of 20 steps total

Crunches:
3X20 w/1 second pause at the top of each rep

Notes: 315 was kinda the number I had in my head for a single and it was pretty damn easy. I probably have 365 or so in me, but there isnt a reason to push it too much coming off a tweaked up back. My singles felt really easy as well, might have to adjust the decrease to 15%. Tomorrow is my OH day.
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12 inch Log Press: 250
Yoke: 650X18.5'
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18" Deadlift: 550
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Old 08-22-2012, 01:05 PM   #483
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Glad to see you back at it. We're headed to the UPA meet in November. I'm not competing but my daughter, and Jen from the forum are. If you're around and bored.
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Old 09-08-2012, 07:33 PM   #484
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Glad to see you back at it. We're headed to the UPA meet in November. I'm not competing but my daughter, and Jen from the forum are. If you're around and bored.
Depending on what I am working, I should be there and might even be competing.



Update on me: I had my sinus surgery on Thursday. It was successful and I am recovering nicely. I can breathe well, hear better, sleep great, but my balance is a touch off. I cant lift anything for at least 10 days so I am hoping to ease myself back into training with a goal of competing sometime this fall. I will post more stuff up when I am cleared to train. As I reflect on this year, it has been a hard one. Everything I have struggled with this year has taught me one thing. I am a determined and tough bastard and my training will begin to reflect that going into the fall, through the winter, and into the spring as I lean up, get freaky stong, and start winning competitions.
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Old 09-08-2012, 10:14 PM   #485
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How much of a pain was the surgery?
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Old 09-09-2012, 10:42 AM   #486
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How much of a pain was the surgery?
Pain isnt quite the right word. Its more uncomfortable than anything else. Some moments I feel fine, some I am really sensitive to light and noise. I can breathe better than I have in years and my hearing is much better as well. I just need the next 10 days or so to get healed up, but so far its been easily owrth the trouble.
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Bench: 292
Deadlift: 473
Push Press: 235X3
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12 inch Log Press: 250
Yoke: 650X18.5'
Atlas Stone: 300 over 48" bar
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Old 09-09-2012, 03:30 PM   #487
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Old 09-09-2012, 08:53 PM   #488
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I just need the next 10 days or so to get healed up, but so far its been easily owrth the trouble.
I'd take the hassle for improved sinuses any day.
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Old 09-10-2012, 12:52 PM   #489
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I'd take the hassle for improved sinuses any day.
Exactly what I thought. I have my first follow up tomorrow. Hopefully he cleans me out and tells me I can blow my nose again. I would trade anything to blow my nose again.
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12 inch Log Press: 250
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Old 10-25-2012, 09:38 AM   #490
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