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Old 05-07-2012, 07:42 PM   #21
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5/7 - Squat day

Squats:
135x12
205x5
225x5
260x7

backoff sets of squats, nice and deep til hams touch calves
185 for 3 sets of 8

I felt fairly weak on the last squat set. I was expecting 9-10 reps. I'll get it next Monday though.
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Tear it up on Monday. Good luck.
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Old 05-08-2012, 10:20 PM   #23
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5/8

Bench Press
warm up
5 reps 185
3 reps 205
5 sets 2 reps of 225
backoff sets
5 sets 5 reps of 185

standing tricep barbell extensions with ez curl bar
4 sets 12 reps with 60 lbs of plates(don't know weight of bar)

Good workout - bench felt strong. I'm not shaking hardly at all holding the heavier weight. Couple months ago I could feel the lats and arms shake a little bit. I imagine this is the CNS being more comfortable with the weight?
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5/8

Bench Press
warm up
5 reps 185
3 reps 205
5 sets 2 reps of 225
backoff sets
5 sets 5 reps of 185

standing tricep barbell extensions with ez curl bar
4 sets 12 reps with 60 lbs of plates(don't know weight of bar)

Good workout - bench felt strong. I'm not shaking hardly at all holding the heavier weight. Couple months ago I could feel the lats and arms shake a little bit. I imagine this is the CNS being more comfortable with the weight?
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Thanks, chill. Just trying to get as strong as you!

Loved this quote from your post above:
The more intensely we feel about an idea or a goal, the more assuredly the idea, buried deep in our subconscious, will direct us along the path to its fulfillment.

One day, one day I'll be squatting 4 plates per side, benching 3 plates per side and deadlifting 5 plates per side. Just gotta keep it in my mind.
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I am sure your CNS has made the adjustment to taking on a heavier load. Also I am sure you have gotten stronger over that time frame. Lots of time dealing with near max weight takes a few weeks to get the body accustom to the load. Nice work.
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Nice work elijah ... keep going ...
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Good workout - bench felt strong. I'm not shaking hardly at all holding the heavier weight. Couple months ago I could feel the lats and arms shake a little bit. I imagine this is the CNS being more comfortable with the weight?
Absolutely, plus your stabilizer muscles are getting stronger.
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Thanks guys. I guess its good to know that my body is getting accustomed to the heavier weights. Day off today and tomorrow will be heavy deads. I'm excited.
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Smash them deadlifts.
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