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Old 11-13-2011, 02:04 PM   #11
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Post Week 2, Day 3

Date: 2 NOV 11

Workout: Week 2, Day 3
Time: 4:50 AM Ė 5:50 AM
Duration: 1 Hour


Squat:

115 x 5
140 x 5
170 x 5
170 x 5


Press:

80 x 5
100 x 5
115 x 5
130 x 5


Deadlift:

165 x 5
195 x 5
230 x 5
260 x 5


Decline Sit Ups:

BW x 72
BW x 20
BW x 20

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My Training Journal 5' 8" Current BW 207 (94) lbs (kg)

20 JAN 12 at 200 (90) BW - 385/275/405 (175/125/184) SQ/B/D

29 MAY 12 at 206 (93) BW - 135/175 (61/79) SN/CJ
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Old 11-13-2011, 02:13 PM   #12
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Post Week 2, Day 5

Date: 4 NOV 11

Workout: Week 2, Day 5
Time: 4:10 AM Ė 5:10 AM
Duration: 1 Hour


Squat:

115 x 5
140 x 5
170 x 5
195 x 5
230 x 3
170 x 8


Bench:

95 x 5
120 x 5
140 x 5 Accidentally did 140 instead of 145 because my math sucks.
165 x 5
195 x 3
145 x 8


Row:

70 x 5
90 x 5
105 x 5
125 x 5
140 x 3
105 x 8


Decline Sit Ups:

BW x 50
BW x 30
BW x 25

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My Training Journal 5' 8" Current BW 207 (94) lbs (kg)

20 JAN 12 at 200 (90) BW - 385/275/405 (175/125/184) SQ/B/D

29 MAY 12 at 206 (93) BW - 135/175 (61/79) SN/CJ
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Old 11-13-2011, 02:22 PM   #13
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Post Week 3, Day 1

Date: 7 NOV 11

Workout: Week 3, Day 1
Time: 4:30 AM Ė 5:30 AM
Duration: 1 Hour


Squat:

115 x 5
145 x 5
175 x 5
200 x 5
230 x 5


Bench:

100 x 5
120 x 5
145 x 5
170 x 5
195 x 5


Row:

70 x 5
90 x 5
105 x 5
125 x 5
140 x 5


Decline Sit Ups:

20 x 10
20 x 10
20 x 8


Chins:

BW x 8
BW x 6
BW x 6
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My Training Journal 5' 8" Current BW 207 (94) lbs (kg)

20 JAN 12 at 200 (90) BW - 385/275/405 (175/125/184) SQ/B/D

29 MAY 12 at 206 (93) BW - 135/175 (61/79) SN/CJ
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Old 11-13-2011, 02:29 PM   #14
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Post Week 3, Day 3 and sumo-style deadlifts

Date: 9 NOV 11

Workout: Week 3, Day 3
Time: 4:30 AM Ė 5:25 AM
Duration: 55 Minutes


Squat:

115 x 5
145 x 5
170 x 5
170 x 5


Press:

80 x 5
100 x 5
115 x 5
130 x 5


Deadlift:

170 x 5
205 x 5
235 x 5
270 x 5


Decline Sit Ups:

20 x 15
20 x 10
20 x 8


Dips:

BW x 12
BW x 9
BW x 6


From this point forward I decided to train deadlifts sumo-style. Iím a pretty short guy at 5í 7.5 (5' 8'' on a good day), and after trying it for the first time this workout I learned that it felt more comfortable. It was pretty difficult to get the weight off the floor, which was concerning, but I read a lot about it as soon as I got home and found out that was normal. ďThe sticking point in sumo deadlifts is the floor,Ē is what I read. So, Iím gonna continue with current weight progression rather than reset or repeat weight.

The trade-off is worth it, IMO, because itís more comfortable and I think Iíll be able to lift more in the long run.

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My Training Journal 5' 8" Current BW 207 (94) lbs (kg)

20 JAN 12 at 200 (90) BW - 385/275/405 (175/125/184) SQ/B/D

29 MAY 12 at 206 (93) BW - 135/175 (61/79) SN/CJ
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Old 11-13-2011, 02:35 PM   #15
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Post Week 3, Day 5 ...and the end of conditioning

Date: 11 NOV 11

Workout: Week 3, Day 5
Time: 4:35 AM Ė 5:55 AM
Duration: 1 Hour and 20 Minutes


Squat: I widened my stance after reading that you should try to squat as wide as possible. It was heavier, for sure, but it did feel better mechanically. I will continue using this stance.

115 x 5
145 x 5
175 x 5
200 x 5
235 x 3
175 x 8 Ė I almost missed the last rep of this set. I may not have been resting enough between sets, or even doing the reps too fast. Whatever it was, Iíll remember this next week.


Bench: The weight felt really good. I realized over the course of the week that I was still elbows-out ďpec-benchingĒ, so I corrected my form and lifted using proper powerlifting technique. After making this adjustment Iím confident I will be able to lift more and more weight!

100 x 5
120 x 5
145 x 5
170 x 5
200 x 3
145 x 8

Row: I started doing something interesting here. I need to work on my sumo deadlift technique and the hardest part of the lift is from the floor. Well, I realized I had to pick the bar up from the floor to row it and the sub-135 weight allowed me to sumo deadlift the bar from a deficit, which improves pulls off the floor! I did this between each set.

70 x 5
90 x 5
105 x 5
125 x 5
145 x 3
105 x 8


Cable Crunches: I did these by first breathing deeply into my belly and pushing out on my abs.

50 x 10
72.5 x 9
72.5 x 10


Chins:

BW x 5
BW x 5
BW x 4


This was the final workout of week 3, thus ending the ďconditioning phaseĒ. Things are starting to get fun! Iím getting more comfortable with my sumo deadlift technique already. Iím really excited about the coming weeks and months. Also, Iím reading tons of information and canít get enough of it!

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20 JAN 12 at 200 (90) BW - 385/275/405 (175/125/184) SQ/B/D

29 MAY 12 at 206 (93) BW - 135/175 (61/79) SN/CJ
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Old 11-13-2011, 02:38 PM   #16
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Alright bros. Log is up-to-date now! Relaxing and recouping on these 2 days out of the gym before starting week 4.

Thanks again to everyone that already checked out my log!
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20 JAN 12 at 200 (90) BW - 385/275/405 (175/125/184) SQ/B/D

29 MAY 12 at 206 (93) BW - 135/175 (61/79) SN/CJ
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My Training Journal 5' 8" Current BW 207 (94) lbs (kg)

20 JAN 12 at 200 (90) BW - 385/275/405 (175/125/184) SQ/B/D

29 MAY 12 at 206 (93) BW - 135/175 (61/79) SN/CJ
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