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#367943 - 01/14/08 11:01 PM Re: THEGENERAL'S New Training Log [Re: Aesir]
THEGENERAL Offline
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Registered: 07/02/07
Posts: 466
Loc: NY
1-14-08

Lower Body

I. Conventional Deadlifts
w-up: 2 sets of 165lbs
--A.8 x 195lbs.
--B.8 x 210lbs.
--C.8 x 225lbs.
--D.6 x 240lbs.

II. Romanian Deadlifts
--A.8 x 170lbs.
--B.8 x 180lbs.
--C.8 x 190lbs.

Reflection: Nice workout. I'll get 8 reps on 240 next time
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#367944 - 01/17/08 06:22 PM Re: THEGENERAL'S New Training Log [Re: THEGENERAL]
THEGENERAL Offline
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Registered: 07/02/07
Posts: 466
Loc: NY
01-16-08

Upper Body

I. Weighted Dips
--A.8 x 15lbs.
--B.8 x 18lbs.
--C.8 x 21lbs.
--D.8 x 25lbs.

II. Chin-ups
--A.8 x BW (pronated grip)
--B.8 x BW (supinated grip)
--C.7 x BW (pro)
--D.6 x BW (sup)

III. Military Press (seated - didn't feel like going outside)
--A.8 x 85lbs.
--B.8 x 85lbs.
--C.4 x 90lbs.

IV. Shrugs
--A.9 x 210lbs.
--B.8 x 225lbs.
--C.8 x 240lbs.

Reflection: Pretty good workout. Dips and chins are coming along. Would have done better on military press but I was sitting - dumb not to go outside but it was cold(pu$$). Increased ROM on shrugs.
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#367945 - 01/19/08 12:00 PM Re: THEGENERAL'S New Training Log [Re: THEGENERAL]
THEGENERAL Offline
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Registered: 07/02/07
Posts: 466
Loc: NY
01-17-08

Lower Body

I. Conventional Deadlifts
--A.8 x 200lbs.
--B.8 x 215lbs.
--C.8 x 230lbs.
--D.6 x 240lbs.

II. Romanian Deadlifts
--A.8 x 175lbs.
--B.8 x 185lbs.
--C.8 x 195lbs.

Comments: Not a bad workout. I know I could've done better; I wasn't completely focused because I was at my friend's house and his basement ceiling is too low for me to stand up straight. I had to find specific spots to be able to stand up straight, which I was paranoid about. I'll definitely get more than 6 reps for 240 next time
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#367946 - 01/24/08 06:14 PM Re: THEGENERAL'S New Training Log [Re: THEGENERAL]
THEGENERAL Offline
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Registered: 07/02/07
Posts: 466
Loc: NY
01-21-08

Upper Body

I. Weighted Dips
--A.8 x 18lbs.
--B.8 x 23lbs.
--C.8 x 25lbs.
--D.8 x 28lbs.

II. Chin-ups
--A.6 x BW+10lbs. (supinated grip)
--B.5 x BW (sup)
--C.5 x BW (pro)
--D.5.5 x BW (sup)

III. Military Press (standing, no leg boost)
--A.8 x 85lbs.
--B.7 x 90lbs.
--C.6 x 90lbs.

IV. Shrugs
--A.9 x 215lbs.
--B.8 x 230lbs.
--C.7 x 245lbs.

Reflection: Good workout. Tried adding resistance to chin-ups to improve on them quicker, which resulted in less reps . Found that I like supine better on my bar.
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#367947 - 01/24/08 06:16 PM Re: THEGENERAL'S New Training Log [Re: THEGENERAL]
THEGENERAL Offline
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Registered: 07/02/07
Posts: 466
Loc: NY
01-23-08

Lower Body

I. Conventional Deadlifts
--A.10 x 200lbs.
--B.9 x 215lbs.
--C.8 x 230lbs.
--D.8 x 240lbs.

II. Romanian Deadlifts
--A.10 x 175lbs.
--B.8 x 185lbs.
--C.8 x 195lbs.

Reflection: Great workout! New 8-rep record for conventional deadlifts . Weight increase for first few sets next time.
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#367948 - 01/26/08 06:33 PM Re: THEGENERAL'S New Training Log [Re: THEGENERAL]
THEGENERAL Offline
Member

Registered: 07/02/07
Posts: 466
Loc: NY
01-26-08

Upper Body

I. Weighted Dips
--A.8 x 20lbs.
--B.10 x 23lbs.
--C.9 x 28lbs.
--D.8 x 33lbs.

II. Chin-ups
--A.8 x BW
--B.8 x BW
--C.6 x BW
--D.6 x BW

III. Standing DB Press (weight for each DB)
--A.10 x 30lbs.
--B.8 x 36lbs.
--C.6 x 36lbs.

IV. Shrugs
--A.10 x 225lbs.
--B.8 x 235lbs.
--C.8 x 245lbs.

Reflection: Awesome workout . Used handles that came with bar for chin-ups.
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#367949 - 01/27/08 05:55 AM Re: THEGENERAL'S New Training Log [Re: THEGENERAL]
Aesir Offline
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Registered: 07/17/07
Posts: 397
Loc: Croydon, UK
Good stuff. I wanna be able to lift that heavy lol. ill be there soon...

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#367950 - 01/28/08 05:23 PM Re: THEGENERAL'S New Training Log [Re: Aesir]
THEGENERAL Offline
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Registered: 07/02/07
Posts: 466
Loc: NY
Lol, thanks Aesir . Just set short term goals for every week or every workout. Personally, my goals consist of either getting a rep or two more on each set or increasing each set by 5 lbs. The weight adds up faster than you would think. Key: The higher the intensity, the better the results. Many times I up the weight with doubt in my mind that I could complete the set. Usually, your body is able to do more than you believe it can.
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#367951 - 01/28/08 05:51 PM Re: THEGENERAL'S New Training Log [Re: THEGENERAL]
wiggy Offline
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Registered: 10/14/05
Posts: 123
Loc: Massachusetts
Good work... I like the fact that you changed up some of your routine from last month... That is the key to strength training (alternating your exercises)... I like the use of your body weight as resistance but would like to suggest use of dumbbells instead of barbells when able. It tends to work the core stabilizing muscle groups a lot better and carry over into function more than use of barbells....

Keep it up!
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#367952 - 01/28/08 07:04 PM Re: THEGENERAL'S New Training Log [Re: wiggy]
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Hey Carl, nice to see you pop back in the Strengthening forum.
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