training Log Forum 2019

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Mobster
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Re: training Log Forum 2019

Post by Mobster » Thu Nov 14, 2019 3:49 pm

Thursday
Trained with Paul Davis again.
Seated Press
to 107.5kg x 3 reps (heavy today lol)

Hammer DB Curl
to 80kg x 16 reps (used a strap today)

TKB
to 17.5kg x 12 hard reps @

Tricep Pressdown
to 14p x 12 reps

I had Paul try the wrist roller 3 reps x 5kg = hate/love ha ha
Bwt: 301lbs

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Re: training Log Forum 2019

Post by Mobster » Fri Nov 15, 2019 1:14 pm

Friday
Trained with Paul Davies again.

Close Grip Bench Press
to 155kg x 4 x 1 reps

Iso Pulldowns
to 80kg a side x too heavy.

David Horne Fence Post lift (new grip toy and lift)
It arrived yesterday.
So... the current official British Record is 120.4kg. I worked to 123kg. Yeah that

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Re: training Log Forum 2019

Post by Mobster » Mon Nov 18, 2019 2:04 pm

Monday
Another nasty session with Mr Davies
Leg Press
200kg x 17 reps, 400kg x 17 reps, 700kg x 14 reps

Power Squat Machine
to 450kg x 4 reps (more there)

Seated Leg Curls
to stack +5.5p x 21 r/p reps

Leg Extensions
to stack x 25 r/p reps

Bwt: 300lbs

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Re: training Log Forum 2019

Post by Mobster » Tue Nov 19, 2019 12:28 pm

Tuesday
Two Hand Pinch
to 106.70-kilos x 1 and then 3 x 2 reps = another good session. Mid target 110 for multiple singles and then onward to 115kg x 4-8 x 1 and then finally 120+ x 1

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Re: training Log Forum 2019

Post by Mobster » Thu Nov 21, 2019 3:15 pm

Thursday
Trained with Paul D again. Ken and Dom back in a week or so - meaning it'll be a 4 man crew for bench.

Close Grip Bench Press
to 160-kilo single (a little too hard) then a small drop to 157.5-kilos x 2 x 1 reps (next time will be 3-4 x 1 reps)

s/s

Lat Pulldowns - wide bar
12p x 15 reps, 17p x 12 reps, stack+4.5 stacker plates x 12 reps

Rolling Thunder (stiff handle)
worked to +120kg x 3 reps @, 130kg x 3 reps @, 140kg x 3 reps @, 160kg x 3 reps @ (this would be a nice work set number for 3x3). Then up on the blocks to a 188kg x fail and then 1 rep both RH (new PB)

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Re: training Log Forum 2019

Post by Mobster » Fri Nov 22, 2019 12:16 pm

Friday
Another PD session. Ass dragging a bit from yesterdays work. Left bloody notebook at home tsk

Seated Press
to 107.5kg HAF

Hammer DB Curls
to 80kg (strap) x 16 reps also HAF

TKB
to 20kg x 8 reps

TPD
to 16p x 8 reps

Bwt: 299lbs

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Re: training Log Forum 2019

Post by Mobster » Mon Nov 25, 2019 1:03 pm

Monday
Trained with Paul D. There's a suggestion that a female strength competitor might join us (3rd place in a Wales Strongest Woman according to her FB profile). Stomach issue Sunday (aka weightlifters revenge - if you know, you know).

Leg Press
200kg x 17 reps, 400kg x 17 reps, 700kg x 14 reps (HAF)

SSB Squats
to 180-kilos x 3. Bombed on 4th. I sat on the bench and used my arms to pull myself back up. It WILL be 4 reps next time

Seated Leg Curls
to stack +5.5p x 25 r/p reps

Leg Extensions
to stack x 21 r/p reps

Bwt: 300lbs

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Re: training Log Forum 2019

Post by Mobster » Tue Nov 26, 2019 10:32 am

Tuesday
Two Hand Pinch
to 107.70-kilos x 4 (of 5 attempts) x 1 reps. No doubles which was probably down to the 1kg jump from the last session.

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Re: training Log Forum 2019

Post by Mobster » Thu Nov 28, 2019 4:55 pm

Thursday
Urgh. I spent WAYYYYY too much time fixing my glasses this morning. So training was cut short as I was busy after too. No Paul D today as he had had some minor surgery yesterday. Bench crew in effect tomorrow (3 of the 4). Meat order placed (to be delivered to the gym tomorrow - inc 3 x 18oz mized grills and a 36oz Tomahawk Steak - nom).

Iso Press
to an easy-ish 75-kilos a side (1 at a time) x 6 reps @

Hammer DB Curls
Only to 30-kilos today x 20 reps

TKB
to 20-kilos x 9 reps @

Tricep PUSH downs (usually a pressdown)
to stack (first time with the lot I think) x 10 reps

Bwt: 299lbs

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Re: training Log Forum 2019

Post by Mobster » Fri Nov 29, 2019 1:41 pm

Friday
Took my sweet time
Close Grip Bench Press
worked with Dom only (Paul D still recovering from facial injury) - Dom needs to bounce back from 4 weeks off.
to 157.5-kilos x 3 x 1 reps

Low Cable Row
to stack +5.5p x 15 reps

Adjustable Thick Bar
Played around with the grip
to 130-kilos @ x 3 x 1 reps, then worked to 135-kilos x 3 x 1 reps

Bwt: 298lbs

Also picked up a meat order: 3 x 18oz mixed grill and 1 x 2lb+ Tomahawk Steak. Food to grow on. Nom

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