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Old 12-31-2011, 04:24 AM   #211
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I see how you did pause bench max, then T n G for work. How is that working for you?

I need to start working in some paused bench, but I don't want to stop my normal benching altogether.

Do you have a pattern you follow? Paused X%, then work setsX%? Etc. ?

NIce work overall. Very strong. Keep crushing!
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Old 12-31-2011, 11:52 AM   #212
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Beastly work mab! Inspiring stuff in this log.
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I see how you did pause bench max, then T n G for work. How is that working for you?

I need to start working in some paused bench, but I don't want to stop my normal benching altogether.

Do you have a pattern you follow? Paused X%, then work setsX%? Etc. ?

NIce work overall. Very strong. Keep crushing!
For me at least their is a huge difference in my pause and T n G max so I make sure to work a lot with pausing.

There isn't a % based pattern, its when I am able to get 5 singles and 22-25 total reps with TnG I will move up in weight.

I really like working the two every week because it simulates a meet then I get to hammer the lockout pretty hard since I don't have to pause. I have notice since doing both my max is going up at a nice steady pace and my lockout power has greatly improved.
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Old 12-31-2011, 07:32 PM   #213
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12/31/11

Just about 30mins of sprinting to end 2011

Hope everyone has a safe and happy new year, and an even better 2012!
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Axle Clean and Press each rep
170x6
170x6
170x4

Chinups
75x5
75x4
75x4
75x3
75x3

CGBP
235x4
235x4
235x4
235x3
235x3

Barbell Curl strict(ish) form
110x9
110x8

Notes: Grip started to fail me on last set of c&p, but each press felt solid.

Later on in the workout I felt a little foggy headed, I don't know why but had a little trouble focusing.
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Those are some stout chin-ups. How much do you weigh?
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Those are some stout chin-ups. How much do you weigh?

Thanks been working really hard to get them up.

My weight jumped from 184 last week to 189 as of yesterday so probably around 186-187.
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So you're pulling around 260...very good.
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Never really thought about it like that, makes me feel a lot better.
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