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Forum: Training Logs Today, 07:37 AM
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Thanks Mike! If I can keep my bench where it was...

Thanks Mike! If I can keep my bench where it was when I competed at 198 I will be satisfied for this meet and then can focus on improving it before my next one.

I am hoping to improve on my squat...
Forum: Training Logs Today, 07:28 AM
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Views: 8,088
Posted By Shorts
Here is my DL video from Saturday, ...

Here is my DL video from Saturday,

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a84ngkyXHGU

4.15

Paused BP
warmups
280 x 3
Forum: Training Logs Today, 07:21 AM
Replies: 258
Views: 2,975
Posted By Shorts
Rolling along in here, good work Kels!

Rolling along in here, good work Kels!
Forum: Training Logs 04-14-2014, 09:31 AM
Replies: 688
Views: 8,088
Posted By Shorts
Thanks Steve, today I actually feel like I am...

Thanks Steve, today I actually feel like I am back to normal. We will see how this week goes.

This morning I was at 188.4, If I can get down to under 187 by next Monday I will start to increase...
Forum: Training Logs 04-11-2014, 08:22 AM
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Views: 8,088
Posted By Shorts
4.10 Almost back to 100%, still a little...

4.10

Almost back to 100%, still a little weak though from being sick for 3 weeks.

Squat
warmups
495 x 1 (wraps)
325 x 3,3,3,3,3 (sleeves)

SSB Paused Squat
Forum: Training Logs 04-09-2014, 08:26 AM
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Posted By Shorts
4.5 Did some pressing, can't recall what all...

4.5

Did some pressing, can't recall what all I did off the top of my head haha.

4.7

Morning body weight 189.6, oh so close!

4.8
Forum: Training Logs 04-03-2014, 02:23 PM
Replies: 688
Views: 8,088
Posted By Shorts
I agree, short bouts, shorter than 4 days haha. ...

I agree, short bouts, shorter than 4 days haha. I think 2 days would be enough for me, that place just wears you down and enjoys every minute of it.

Yes I am, that's the meet! It will be...
Forum: Training Logs 04-03-2014, 12:29 PM
Replies: 1,678
Views: 23,605
Posted By Shorts
380 looked super easy Mike, what are you thinking...

380 looked super easy Mike, what are you thinking your max is at right now?
Forum: Training Logs 04-03-2014, 11:48 AM
Replies: 688
Views: 8,088
Posted By Shorts
Oooh, bad news bears for me the past week. ...

Oooh, bad news bears for me the past week. Trained last Wednesday and had a good session, squatted 515 in my wraps.

Then it went downhill, I went to New Orleans for a bachelor party until Sunday...
Forum: Training Logs 04-03-2014, 11:41 AM
Replies: 4,398
Views: 54,477
Posted By Shorts
Speedy recovery Swede, hate to hear that but you...

Speedy recovery Swede, hate to hear that but you can make this time worth it somehow I know!
Forum: Training Logs 03-25-2014, 10:53 AM
Replies: 688
Views: 8,088
Posted By Shorts
Thanks guys, I am very confident with my strength...

Thanks guys, I am very confident with my strength going into the final 8 weeks of prep. Everything is clicking and I should hit my target weight within the next two weeks which will give me some...
Forum: Training Logs 03-25-2014, 07:22 AM
Replies: 1,678
Views: 23,605
Posted By Shorts
Great coaching big man!!

Great coaching big man!!
Forum: General Fitness & Health 03-25-2014, 07:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 235
Posted By Shorts
World's Strongest 14 Year Old

Got this in an email today, I thought it was a pretty great video and something to share.

http://www.theatlantic.com/video/index/283542/meet-the-14-year-old-powerlifter/

I talk to a lot of...
Forum: Training Logs 03-24-2014, 08:32 AM
Replies: 688
Views: 8,088
Posted By Shorts
Thanks Swede, happy the strength hasn't taken a...

Thanks Swede, happy the strength hasn't taken a hit during this cut.

3.21

Cambered Bar Squat
warmups
425 x 1
335 x 3,3,3

Sumo Deadlift
Forum: Training Logs 03-20-2014, 08:24 AM
Replies: 688
Views: 8,088
Posted By Shorts
3.19 Incline BP warmups 225 x 1 195 x...

3.19

Incline BP
warmups
225 x 1
195 x 8,8,8,8,8

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GeeqvPK5Nes

CG BP
Forum: Training Logs 03-20-2014, 08:23 AM
Replies: 4,398
Views: 54,477
Posted By Shorts
Congrats on the PR and getting through a session...

Congrats on the PR and getting through a session when you're just not all there.
Forum: Training Logs 03-20-2014, 08:15 AM
Replies: 1,678
Views: 23,605
Posted By Shorts
I honestly can't see you being a typical low bar...

I honestly can't see you being a typical low bar squatter, Mike! Just the way your mechanics are when you squat I just don't see there being any benefit for you.

Are you planning on taking it all...
Forum: Training Logs 03-19-2014, 08:58 AM
Replies: 688
Views: 8,088
Posted By Shorts
Of course when training is going great, I get the...

Of course when training is going great, I get the flu! Been out since my last session dealing with that but finally feeling well enough to get back into the gym today.

We will see how it goes,...
Forum: Muscle Building and Bodybuilding 03-19-2014, 08:57 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 595
Posted By Shorts
He actually isn't "scrawny" have you looked at...

He actually isn't "scrawny" have you looked at any photos besides the initial still in the video?

Additionally, do you know any natural bodybuilders? Have you seen them in their offseasons? ...
Forum: Muscle Building and Bodybuilding 03-18-2014, 10:36 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 595
Posted By Shorts
I did take the time to watch the video, and his...

I did take the time to watch the video, and his point that he discussed is actually backed up with some good evidence.

He is a great speaker, and from what I heard he took the time to validate his...
Forum: General Board 03-13-2014, 12:53 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 178
Posted By Shorts
Just under 7 years now. My only layoff came 3...

Just under 7 years now. My only layoff came 3 years ago when I hurt my back prepping for nationals, that put me out for about 2 months, and didn't train seriously for probably another 8 months after...
Forum: Training Logs 03-13-2014, 12:34 PM
Replies: 3,919
Views: 59,698
Posted By Shorts
How do you like the mcgill pullups? I like the...

How do you like the mcgill pullups? I like the concept behind them, but for a guy that can crank out multiple I wonder if the benefits are the still same.
Forum: Nutrition, Diet and Supplements 03-12-2014, 07:43 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 275
Posted By Shorts
No the studies they completed were flawed in...

No the studies they completed were flawed in multiple ways. There was no physical activity, and it was focused on adults age 50+.

The study also mentioned that a high protein diet for those 65+...
Forum: Training Logs 03-12-2014, 07:39 AM
Replies: 688
Views: 8,088
Posted By Shorts
I like the swinging motion and the way the weight...

I like the swinging motion and the way the weight is distributed. By like I mean I hate it, haha, and forces me to keep my upper back and core tight.

I have been playing around with squatting...
Forum: General Fitness & Health 03-12-2014, 07:36 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 326
Posted By Shorts
It is used where I train for clients who are...

It is used where I train for clients who are building up their strength in the press. I guess it allows them to stabilize a bit better in the beginning, and like JB said they only use it for high...
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