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    My Legs Are Dead! I can’t believe how...

    My
    Legs
    Are
    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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    Eli deadlifts

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NYN3UGCYisk

    As you watch this video, make note (even take some screenshots) of the guys that DO roll the bar. Look how low their hips are. You may well find this...
  • I think you can start with distance between your...

    I think you can start with distance between your shins and the bar, grab the bar, roll it back and simultaneously drop your hips , raise head and shoulders,while trying to keep shins perpendicular to...
  • Yeah, 6 foot 4 kid pulled 405 with a few months...

    Yeah, 6 foot 4 kid pulled 405 with a few months of training.
  • As you raise and lower a deadlift….you never want...

    As you raise and lower a deadlift….you never want to make a SEVEN…..7…..and you are definitely flat backed with high hips as u lower the bar. I would suggest trying to make a 4 as you pick the weight...
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    Any update here”no gains?”

    Any update here”no gains?”
  • Well, This is certainly an issue “ My average...

    Well, This is certainly an issue “ My average protein daily is somewhere around 50 grams.”

    You should do that in ONE MEAL about 4-5 times a day. Eat !

    Lifting hurts the muscle….you eat, you...
  • You’ll get a lot of opinions on this. When I...

    You’ll get a lot of opinions on this.

    When I teach this lift, I stress that a lifter should “make the number 4”……as you look at this…4 ….the arm is straight down, the thigh parallel to the ground...
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