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Old 06-18-2013, 11:51 AM   #1121
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You identified the problem, 2 mins isn't enough of a rest for a max effort...... Sounds exactly like something I would do all the same!
305 will fall next time for sure
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Old 06-18-2013, 12:58 PM   #1122
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Great work on the bench press! Don't sweat failing on 305, I'm sure you'll hit it next time you attempt it. Give yourself 4-5 minutes next time. Great work all around!
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Old 06-18-2013, 01:20 PM   #1123
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Hell, I wish I could budge 305. You'll crush it! Great benching and smart move shutting 'er down. Better to be safe then sorry.
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Old 06-18-2013, 01:53 PM   #1124
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Outside! Max bench! Only 2 minutes rest! No shoulder pain! Woohoo!

Perhaps warm up with 225-255-285-305 with plenty of rest
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Old 06-18-2013, 07:11 PM   #1126
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Ya, sounds like a couple of more minutes rest would have probably had you with enough speed to power through the sticking point. You'll have it next time. Strong stuff.
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buck and a half on the OHP...NICE Rich!
Pretty sure I would have got all 5 sets too! Oh well, I'll get 'em next week!

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Dang that stubborn iron yesterday! Close simply means you will have it next time. Did you happen to have a liftoff? I assume you didn't.

Really solid OHP even if you were fresh. Had to chuckle on the curl fail haha
I actually did get a lift off for it Jim. I just stuck at a point I've never stuck before. The curl was only a fail because I shut down and went to the house lol.

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You identified the problem, 2 mins isn't enough of a rest for a max effort...... Sounds exactly like something I would do all the same!
305 will fall next time for sure
Haha thanks Alan! I know better, I just have a hard time waiting that long!!

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Great work on the bench press! Don't sweat failing on 305, I'm sure you'll hit it next time you attempt it. Give yourself 4-5 minutes next time. Great work all around!
Thanks Big Josh! I didn't sweat it in the least. I'll get it next time and then some!!

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Hell, I wish I could budge 305. You'll crush it! Great benching and smart move shutting 'er down. Better to be safe then sorry.
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Outside! Max bench! Only 2 minutes rest! No shoulder pain! Woohoo!

Perhaps warm up with 225-255-285-305 with plenty of rest
No shoulder pain was by far the biggest win from that abbreviated session!!
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Old 06-18-2013, 07:13 PM   #1127
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Real Results 4-day Upper/Lower
W8 D2 Tuesday

Squat
5 x 5 x 235 +10lbs
These all felt really good. Depth was there and speed was good. They also moved my rack so I don't have to look in the mirror any more

High rack pulls (top sets with VG's)
225 x 5
315 x 3
405 x 1
495 x 5 x 3 +4 reps
Will add weight next time I do these.

Kneeling cable crunch
3 x 13 x 190 +3 reps

Seated calf raise
3 x 10 x 125 +5lbs
2 second hold on top

Thought that ugly headache was going to resurface after the first couple of sets of squats, but it subsided and we got in a pretty decent session.
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Old 06-18-2013, 07:26 PM   #1128
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Great work Rich! We all know you're disappointed about not being able to watch yourself curl in the rack ! Keep on smashing!!!
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Old 06-19-2013, 12:54 AM   #1129
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Good work here Rich, I read that recently that you shouldn't do squats facing a mirror...... Must be cause of the squat faces!! Haha
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Old 06-19-2013, 02:59 AM   #1130
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