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Old 06-12-2013, 10:38 AM   #701
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Squats look good man. Keep it up.
Thanks Man! Hopefully as the weight goes up and the form breaks down you guys can help me identify some problems.
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Old 06-12-2013, 10:44 AM   #702
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Default 6/12/13 Cycle 14 Week 2 Bench Press

Bench
225x3
255x3
285x4 (Goalx3)

CGBP
185x8,195x8,210x8

DB Rows
85x11x3

Band Face Pulls
15x3

Tricep Seated Overhead extension (tricep bar)
85x12x3

BB Curl
55x15,15,10

Overall Workout Grade: A

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This was a pretty strong session.
I would have like 5 reps on the top bench set, but I am not dissapointed with 4.
Weights is therapy!

Bench 285x4:
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Old 06-12-2013, 11:05 AM   #703
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Indeed - you exceeded a goal and looked good doing it.

Nice reppage on the curls as well.
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Old 06-12-2013, 04:43 PM   #704
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No cat today, did see some great benching though.
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Old 06-13-2013, 12:44 PM   #705
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I definitely think you have 5 in you after watching the video! Good pressing though.
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Strong set. Would love to see you smash 315x5 this year.
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Old 06-15-2013, 09:47 AM   #707
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Indeed - you exceeded a goal and looked good doing it.

Nice reppage on the curls as well.
Thanks Jim. Curls for the girls brah!
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No cat today, did see some great benching though.
I was disappointed by the lack of cat also. Thanks on the benching!
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I definitely think you have 5 in you after watching the video! Good pressing though.
Thanks man. I'm sure i'll get it sooner or later.
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Strong set. Would love to see you smash 315x5 this year.
Thanks. I would love to see that as well. I'm climbing back to those 315ish numbers. We'll see what the next few months bring
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Old 06-15-2013, 09:58 AM   #708
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Default 6/13/13 Deads

Did sumo's for the first time as recommended to me by some of you guys. I didn't really put a lot of time into reading about form and technique. So I will continue to do so for the next few weeks.

Sumo Deadlifts
225x3,275x3,315x0,295x3

Squats (Reps)
140x8,160x8,180x8

RDL
140x13x3

BB Shrug 190x10x3

OVerall Workout Grade: B

Notes:
Sumos felt good overall. I think I need to spend more time working on the technique, but I like them. Felt easier for me to get into position. I am looking forward to seeing what I can do with them.

The rest of the session was pretty staight forward assistance work.

I am messing with the camera angles on sumo. So be patient.
Sumo 275x3


Sumo 295x3


Squats 160x8


Squats 180x8
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Old 06-15-2013, 01:48 PM   #709
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Old 06-15-2013, 09:07 PM   #710
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Keep doing the rep work on the squats and you will progress. They looked pretty good to me Big J. I am progressing slowly on mine as I build back up hoping that I will be able to keep my form to a high standard.

On the deads, I suggest, and its only a suggestion, that you stay tight & taut in between reps. I find I am able to retain my form consistently throughout the set that way. I am glad you have a good first impression with Sumo tho!
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