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Old 05-24-2012, 11:32 PM   #41
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Great job, Josh! Fam comes first, no worries. Nice reps on that too heavy OHP.
Thank you Mike.
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It is more about how you feel after your workout ... and you feel great. PR will follow in no time ...
Thanks ravi. I agree, if you leave feeling good, you have most likely succeeded.
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Solid week of work.

Family first, lifting second, pilates third.
Thanks BtB. Where does Zumba class fit into this scheme?
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Who doesn't like 531??

Overall a great week. It seems we all lift better when busy.

How about some Yoga!!

531 will have you back to 405 deadlift before you know it.
So far I'm like it, I'll tell you that much. I only do yoga when it is hardcore.

I'm hoping I can get that deadlift back sooner than later. I really reset it back. I hope I can get back to 405 and continue to move beyond.
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Old 05-24-2012, 11:41 PM   #42
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Wait a minute anything under an hour is Cardio!

Just joking with you, some really strong work Josh!
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Old 05-24-2012, 11:47 PM   #43
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Just joking with you, some really strong work Josh!
Does that make me a cardio warrior?

Thanks mab.
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Old 05-25-2012, 01:29 AM   #44
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Nice work but what happened to your DL??? 100lbs down?!?!

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Zumba is done in the bedroom. Any more questions?
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Nice work but what happened to your DL??? 100lbs down?!?!

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Thanks LtL. And to answer your question, I'm not sure.
I pulled 405 for two triples in december and it just slowly regressed from there.
Could be a matter of training too hard for too long. Could be a matter of not knowing when to reset and not reseting enough. Could just be spinae erector fatigue, I don't know. It's been a real bummer.
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I'm cornfused.
Any diagrams available to further clarify?
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Bench Press
5x120,150
3x185,215,245
275x4

Dips
Bwx9,8,6

Kroc Rows
55x8,65x8, 75x20

Cable Tricep Pushdown (flat bar)
105x20x4

BB curls
65x10,10,6

Overall Workout Grade:B

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Pretty standard session.
The target was 3 reps on the bench today, I wanted 5, I got 4. A bit disappointed.

Dips are coming along. Did more than I could do last week. Progress is progress.

Kroc Rows felt good. Dropped them down 5lbs this week and started with my left side. Still interested in how these progress.

Threw in the curls at the end for teh bicepts.

I was able to continue the trend of powering through these sessions in less than an hour. However, I didn't eat as much as I usually do pre workout and I didn't have an intra workout bcaa mix (lift it in the desk at work), so afterwards I really felt like dog crap. Although, I don't think this affected my performance much during the session itself.

Onward and Upward.
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Old 05-26-2012, 12:34 AM   #48
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Nice work Josh. It's good that you aimed 2 reps higher than what was needed. You may be disappointed but you got what you needed and can move up
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