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    Monster day- felt like smashing iron and did...

    Monster day- felt like smashing iron and did better than expected!

    Bench
    305x5
    325x 3,3,3,3

    Wide pulldowns
    188x12
    208x8,6,6,6
  • There is a gold mine of info on YouTube. Find a...

    There is a gold mine of info on YouTube. Find a video channel you can relate to and watch, study, learn.

    Bodybuilding books and articles can help.

    As far as trainers go, you can do the same...
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    I’ll post a list and if allowed, a photo..

    I’ll post a list and if allowed, a photo..
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    Nice thing about a day off from lifting… 1-...

    Nice thing about a day off from lifting…

    1- rest. I had a lazy morning
    2- time to get things done. Got a bunch of quality food at the grocery store. This week on top of the usual staples like...
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    I now know how to use 20-30 min in the morning to...

    I now know how to use 20-30 min in the morning to get a lot done.

    Here’s an example of two thirty min bodybuilding workouts that I do before work.

    5:00-5:20 alternate chest and back sets bench...
  • Been playing Christmas music on Pandora for a few...

    Been playing Christmas music on Pandora for a few weeks now.

    Family decorated the trees yesterday.

    Best time of year.




    Merry Christmas!
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    Hold off on the cardio for a good 6-8 weeks. Put...

    Hold off on the cardio for a good 6-8 weeks. Put that weight on.
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    My Legs Are Dead! I can’t believe how...

    My
    Legs
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    Dead!


    I can’t believe how whipped I am…wow
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    Today’s big goal was squat 400x3 , easy really...

    Today’s big goal was squat 400x3 , easy really but need to work on confidence in deep reps.

    400x2-2-3-3-2

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=odjjGRI0_So

    Then front squats
    135x10
    155x6
    185x4
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    Here’s my third set today. 400x3, that’s all...

    Here’s my third set today.

    400x3, that’s all the iron we have.

    https://youtu.be/odjjGRI0_So


    I’m an idiot as the first two sets were doubles with no knee wraps and my drawers were drooping...
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    Legs feel recovered- anxious to squat. ...

    Legs feel recovered- anxious to squat.

    Yesterday’s feedings:

    4 eggs, cup off egg whites, cheddar, oatmeal, coffee.

    Large can tuna, bbq sauce, ranch, two slices whole wheat.

    4 eggs, cup...
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    Xpiro. This is what I do every four days. I...

    Xpiro.

    This is what I do every four days.

    I vary the order of these three movements.

    Seated chest supported row 5-6 sets to failure typically 6-8 reps. Occasionally as high as 12 or so or as...
  • Giving myself some numbers to chase- middle age rep PRS

    These are some of the best sets recorded in this Middle Agers journal:

    Deadlift 495x4
    Squat 405x4, 390x3, 375x4, 365x5, 355x6
    Bench 375x2, 330x6, 325x6, 285x8
    Incline 315x1, 295x5, 285x7,...
  • Tore acl, meniscus and mcl, total reconstruction....

    Tore acl, meniscus and mcl, total reconstruction.

    Probably why my squats suck. 4o5x4 is my best …left leg atrophy with the surgery….

    With a scope, it’s probably out patient and you’ll be back...
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    These are some of the best sets recorded in this...

    These are some of the best sets recorded in this journal:

    Deadlift 495x4
    Squat 405x4, 390x3, 375x4, 365x5, 355x6
    Bench 375x2, 330x6, 325x6, 285x8
    Incline 315x1, 295x5, 285x7, 265x5, 260x7,...
  • I do too! Today is my off day. I’m browsing the...

    I do too! Today is my off day. I’m browsing the forum, watching lifting stuff on YouTube and gearing up for squats tomorrow. The full day of rest both before and after each lift let’s me go nuts.
  • When I was training six days a week I was about...

    When I was training six days a week I was about the same size as you. Training every other day allowed much better recovery.

    Upper

    Rest

    Lower and arms

    Rest
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    Good stuff. At no point are your shoulders at the...

    Good stuff. At no point are your shoulders at the same height as your hips, always well above with the slope in your back.

    Making a “4” with your body vs a “7”
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    Here is another very good look at the bar rolling...

    Here is another very good look at the bar rolling technique.

    Look how low he drops the hips, thighs to,parallel.

    He’s a fairly tall guy right?

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2kEC7X1FUIg
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    So I have been training with quite a few reps...

    So I have been training with quite a few reps lately. It’s been refreshing but the last few days I have really been missing chasing numbers. Big 3 rep sets is something I’m interested in and may well...
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