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Old 05-02-2012, 07:05 PM   #91
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Workout Time: 55 minutes

Workout Grade: D

Another sub-par workout but I continue to fight and improve.

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145 x 5
235 x 3
325 x 1
415 x 1
465 x 3 - Lower back said "enough" after 3 reps

Wide stance - 465 x 2 - Vary shaky and depth was far too high

Back to normal stance
415 x 7

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495 x 10 singles
May have been sub par (to you) but you still did good work. Keep your head in the game and things will improve.
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Old 05-02-2012, 08:09 PM   #92
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Old 05-03-2012, 01:59 AM   #93
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You set yourself very high standards and you have to because you have huge goals. Nonetheless, you still got plenty done when a lesser man would have quit altogether. You're never far away from a beastly session.
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I am slowly feeling a hair better with each workout so I am going to continue to work with a lower frequency until I hit a good confidence level, if that makes sense.
Is this from your recent comp?
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Old 05-03-2012, 11:41 AM   #95
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Is this from your recent comp?
Yes. Picked up a few strains, and the weight still feels heavy. I'm only about 80% human right now.
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It seems there's a lifting funk going on globally... Maybe epic lifting is in all our future!
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One step at a time, BtB. That's a hell of a session for 80%.
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Your a brave man still lifting after a comp, I tried and ended up taking the entire week off. Great day for just doing a comp and having no real rest yet!
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I always take 5-7 days off, immediately following a powerlifting meet or strongman show. Steve, why risk making your muscle strains worse by not resting after the competition?
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I always take 5-7 days off, immediately following a powerlifting meet or strongman show. Steve, why risk making your muscle strains worse by not resting after the competition?
Stupidity?

My motivation overshadowed my better judgment I guess.
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