07/26/08 Squats

Squats: off box with foam 45×10 135×5 225×5 add briefs 315×2 remove box and foam 405×1 495×1 585×1 add canvas, straps down 675×1 add wraps 730×1, straps loose, no where near depth minus wraps, straps a little tighter 730×1 lil high but a PR nonetheless. WOW. Coming back from a dump last week and hitting […]

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A Change Within

A few months ago I read a blog on the website of a prominent personal trainer. The blog had to deal with inspirations and how to give your absolute best when doing something. Attached was a video that you can watch here: Pretty awesome stuff, huh? Well I decided to search out the movie and […]

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2nd ART treatment

So I had my second ART session for the shoulder today and this time it was pretty uncomfortable. He worked on the pec tie-in, bicep tie-in, sub-scap and the area where the tricep ties in. The pec part hurt a bit but the sub-scap was freakin painful. Then he worked on the left side a […]

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7/22/08 Bench

Tuesday bench barx20 add very loose katana single ply (shoulder protection) 135×8 185×3,3,3 (w,m,c) 185×3,3,2 (w,m,c) Superset (minibands) pull aparts 3×15 bench motion 3×15 straight arm pulldown 3×10 Standing abs 1x to failure

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06/17/08 Deadlifts

Shoulder warmup with bands Rack pulls, below knee 45×5 135×3 225×3 315×1. when this felt heavy i knew it wasn’t going to be my day. 405×1 495×1 605xM I know what I did wrong and it won’t happen again. I couldn’t get to sleep. I slept all of about an hour before going in to […]

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Active Release Treatment

Btw, ART on the shoulder went really well on Wednesday.. The guy asked me if I knew about WSB and Louie Simmons, which I thought was awesome. He also said that when he sees guys in the gym squatting and their knees go way past the toes he tells them to do box squats. Made […]

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Bench day…kinda

side raises (45deg) 5lbx5x15 per side miniband pull apart 3×20 Bench 45x3x8 95×8 135×3 Felt some pain in the shoulder going full ROM (with every grip i tried) so I decided to go to a 3 board and felt no pain doing so. 185×5 225×3 315×2 405×1 ice x 30 mins will do my walking […]

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Squats – 7/12/08

Took some time off because of the shoulder tendonitis. Today was my first day back training in a week. Squat day Warmup – shoulders with bands shh.. raw. 45×10 add box 135×10 225×5 315×3 From here I went over to Roanoke Barbell and trained with Monte. add blues and powerpants* 135×5 225×3 315×2 405×1 495×1 […]

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extra workout

walking around the block x 20mins 2 purple band RBGM’s – 2×15 ibuprofen – 3×3 ice (shoulder) x 30 minutes Tried to do some pull aparts with a super wide grip on the purples but the shoulder wasn’t having it.

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07/05/08 Squats

squat day Bw squats 3×5 Zerchers: barx10 135×5 225×3 315×1 Box squats 135×5 225×3 add briefs 315×1 add 2 plates to box 315×2 405×2 add canvas, remove box 495×1, just checking depth again Lower back started cramping up something fierce (that’s what i get for not eating/drinking before training) and the thighs on the canvas+briefs […]

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