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Old 04-11-2012, 04:14 PM   #1
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Decided to start a new log in this section. Sitting at about 5'7" and hovering between 145-150lbs.

For those new to my insanity: I train hard and heavy and constantly strive for improvement of some sort every session. My major training influences include old-time strongmen, Jamie "Chaos and Pain" Lewis and his blog (ChAoS & PAIN), Brooks Kubik, and alcohol.

I've been back in the gym for a month now after a 4-month layoff, so I'm still getting my groove back. Today consisted of bottom-position benching, power shrugs, and strict curls. Next update will be on Friday.
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Old 04-11-2012, 06:03 PM   #2
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Good to have you back IM. Subbed and waiting for PRs.
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Old 04-12-2012, 02:37 AM   #3
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Im in, lets see how this goes!
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Old 04-12-2012, 11:11 AM   #5
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Old 04-13-2012, 02:15 PM   #6
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INTRODUCTORY VIDEO:




Overhead Press:
65x5
85x4
95x3
105x2
115x1

Trying out the 5/4/3/2/1 scheme. Missed 125 afterward. 30lbs off my best...could be the layoff, but I'm thinking I'll stick with singles next time.


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Great start, IM! I love that video, too. Press always seems to suffer most from time off, I've noticed.
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Trying out the 5/4/3/2/1 scheme. .
I've been playing around with variations of that on paper recently. Tried it on bench once.

Solid work IM. Like the video too. Great pics.
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I've been playing around with variations of that on paper recently. Tried it on bench once.

Solid work IM. Like the video too. Great pics.
Thanks Steve. I'm still working on pushing everything back up; thankfully most of my lifts are improving rapidly.
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