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Old 05-09-2012, 06:16 PM   #41
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Workout was good today. Last rep of w/o was the first I had struggle on. But work caused my feeding to be off so we'll see next time.
Good to hear it IW.
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Old 05-10-2012, 04:02 AM   #42
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I'm feeling the progression shift this morning. Spending more time under heavier loads. Squats and RDLs are still comfortable but the quads are reporting the change a little right now. Sure it will dissipate when I get to work and start climbing the stairs to the IS office throughtout the day.

Feeling the dip and pullup work in my triceps and lats. The body part I feel the most is the little muscle on top of the forearm just below the bicep. When I row I hold and give a good squeeze at the top before lowering the bar. Feels good across the back and hopefully is hitting the rear delt some.

I did struggle a little on my last rep of military press. I want to build this up so I'm wondering if I should move the dips and pullups to after the weighted part of my routine.

I know I will eventually come to a sticking on some lift and I imagine it will be military press first. What do you guys do to work through and beyond that? I used this very slow progression to try and avoid that as long as possible.

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I did struggle a little on my last rep of military press. I want to build this up so I'm wondering if I should move the dips and pullups to after the weighted part of my routine.
I lose endurance so quickly on overhead presses. Are you doing dips before or after presses?
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I lose endurance so quickly on overhead presses. Are you doing dips before or after presses?
Before, that's why I'm thinking about moving them to after presses.
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Sounds like a good plan.
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Marching right up the ladder. How's the body feeling?
In general I am feeling really good. This week I shifted the progression up so that my sets are a little heavier. So...

I'm feeling some mild soreness throughout the trapezius and neck but it feels like the good kind and not a problem. I am also feeling a little soreness right where the lat connects (inserts?) at the lower back of my arms. Same thing, the good kind

Legs, back and chest feel fine.

My only real complaint is some mild discomfort in the shoulder joints themselves. This is not rotator cuff and is only mild.

Still I wonder if I should do my scheduled workout today or rest one more day. I DO NOT want to get derailed again.

OK, on another note, while I am in Michigan my god son Mark is going to take some pics for me in his studio. What sort of pics should I get to show where I am and to get advice on where to go from here?
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I would switch the pressing movement before I did the dips. It will hurt your dip numbers, but I think you will see more benifit that way. Nice work as always
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I would switch the pressing movement before I did the dips. It will hurt your dip numbers, but I think you will see more benifit that way. Nice work as always
There is no possible way to hurt my dip numbers at this point.

That may even be the source of the problem. LOL
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Still I wonder if I should do my scheduled workout today or rest one more day. I DO NOT want to get derailed again.

OK, on another note, while I am in Michigan my god son Mark is going to take some pics for me in his studio. What sort of pics should I get to show where I am and to get advice on where to go from here?
Extra rest usually serves me well. Mileage may vary, but usually if I feel beat up I give things another day.

As far as pics, relaxed and flexing can be useful.
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Just read through your log, some great progression here. Keep it going!

On the dips and pull ups, do u keep count and try beat that number ,i find this way easier to keep track of where I an at
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