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Old 05-01-2012, 09:18 AM   #1
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So I am 4 weeks out from the meet at this point. I have been playing with numbers so far. The main goal is to reach the pro total at 308, which is 2325. I think if I go 9 for 9 I could total 2500! I have either done, or exceded each of these lifts in training (with the exception of the 3rd attempt deadlift). Here is what I am thinking, feel free to drop some imput.

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Bench: 700, 735, 770
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Old 05-01-2012, 09:55 AM   #2
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Opening with a PR hardly ever works out well. I think you should open on bench lower. Your great gym lifts weren't done after squating a G. You don't want to mess that up with a bad decision on bench opener. Hit something EZ( 675ish), then load the bar. IMO.
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Opening with a PR hardly ever works out well. I think you should open on bench lower. Your great gym lifts weren't done after squating a G. You don't want to mess that up with a bad decision on bench opener. Hit something EZ( 675ish), then load the bar. IMO.
What worries me about that Roger is that I cant touch with a decent groove. Orginally the plan was to take 675, but worry that I cant get it down. Even with the collar as high as I can keep it, 650 to the 2board is a bear! Guess I should try to touch consistantly at 675 over the next 3 weeks?

EDIT: This is what I worked out: 675, 710, 750. I have to have at least 675 to get to my total, really anything after that is just extra. I am also considering only taking 2 attempts in the squat. Maybe 950 then 1005?
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If all you need is 675, I would definately start there. You know I'm not a full power guy, so I'm not savvy on how much skwatts effect bench strength. If it was bench only, I'd say go for it with your training #'s, but it's not. You can always go up if you have problems touching,but can't go down if you have lockout problems.
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If all you need is 675, I would definately start there. You know I'm not a full power guy, so I'm not savvy on how much skwatts effect bench strength. If it was bench only, I'd say go for it with your training #'s, but it's not. You can always go up if you have problems touching,but can't go down if you have lockout problems.
Very good point. I will work on touching the 675. I can make a bigger jump on the 2nd attempt if I want.
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Not much to add in terms of advice... but just mind-boggling numbers J!
Thanks, that deadlift looks bad beside the rest of those numbers though haha!
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