Training Logs for 2020

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Re: Training Logs for 2020

Post by peter yates » Sat Mar 21, 2020 4:01 pm

Hi Harry, a true physical culturist can train anywhere.Wherever your body is you have a gym.Stay safe , stay well.
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Re: Training Logs for 2020

Post by Mobster » Mon Mar 23, 2020 12:44 pm

Monday
Training was... interesting. The first time in a long time I've trained legs at home. I tried, using straps over the bar, to do Squats but the restrictions in my left shoulder made that impossible with 3 plates a side. So I did hip belt squats instead. I worked to an easy, for the legs, 170+kg but it's a faff getting into position. Once we all get used to the changes we need to make on wards and up wards

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Re: Training Logs for 2020

Post by peter yates » Mon Mar 23, 2020 2:04 pm

Good for you Steve. Even if not perfect there is always a way.I am certainly glad i bought the Dave Draper Top Squat devise all those years ago, after my frozen shoulders got better but with limited the range of motion.Slips on most bars and is portable. Anyway mate hang in there, this too shall pass.
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Re: Training Logs for 2020

Post by Mobster » Tue Mar 24, 2020 4:23 pm

So, given the time we're all gonna have here's how session No 2 went.

Vulcan Gripper work (first time in a year plus)
LH to 5/6 (eqv to level 15 - or an IM 3) x 4 x 1 reps
RH to 5/6 (eqv to level 16 - or a BB Elite) x 6 x 1 reps

Not to bad for the time etc

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Re: Training Logs for 2020

Post by peter yates » Tue Mar 24, 2020 7:18 pm

Good one Steve.I love the Vulcan gripper though i am no way doing anything like you are.Still it works for me.
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Re: Training Logs for 2020

Post by Mobster » Thu Mar 26, 2020 10:09 am

We do what we can

Thursday - Covid-19 session 2
It's still shoulders and arms so we make do with what we have. Paul brought over a light EZ bar, 4 dumbbells, 2 kettlebells and a few other bits. Added to what I have we can make do.

Seated Press in the power rack
The only olympic bar I have here was made for me by Pullum Sports and is deliberately over long so weighs 27kg so I adjusted the weight. It's gonna take a while to get used to the changes so we held back from the usual levels.
60kg x 8 reps, 80kg x 8 reps, 100kg x 4 reps

Hammer Curls (weight does not inc handle (feels kinda thin) and collars)
10, 20 and 30kg x 8 reps. I think we can get these to about 40kg / 88lbs so once I'm there it'll be volume and reps

s/s

Lying Tricep Extensions (used the bench)
20+kg x 8 reps, 60kg (too heavy) x a few so dropped to 45kg or so x 12 reps (this will be tweaked). Slight tweak from the bar in my left wrist so I might wrap it. I also didn't use elbow sleeves. I thin k I've done 70kg on this before so that'll be the aim

Workout was 55mins (much quicker than normal)

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Re: Training Logs for 2020

Post by raynobile » Fri Mar 27, 2020 9:33 am

hi mobster. just a sugestion you may like, or not 8-) , after your last set of lying triceps extension, before returning the bar to the floor. bench press the bar for as many reps as you can, using the same hand spacing as you use in the extensions. really works the triceps. i used to do this when i did lying triceps. stay safe, ray.

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Re: Training Logs for 2020

Post by Mobster » Fri Mar 27, 2020 12:18 pm

Hi Ray, oh we did that too. It's a great way to finish off using other muscles and adds to the pump

Friday - training under Covid-19 session 3
Close Grip Bench Press
on my 40mm thick non revolving 27kg bar in my power rack. Nothing crazy just
to 140kg or so x 6 x 1 reps. Just looking to maintain at the mo

Pulldowns on a V-Fit multi-gym
sets of 15 x 1/2, 3/4 and all bar 1 plate (about 90kg resistance according to the spec)

Fence post - grip lift
sets of 4 x 40kg, 60kg, 80kg and 90kg with either hand.

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Re: Training Logs for 2020

Post by peter yates » Fri Mar 27, 2020 1:40 pm

raynobile wrote:
Fri Mar 27, 2020 9:33 am
hi mobster. just a sugestion you may like, or not 8-) , after your last set of lying triceps extension, before returning the bar to the floor. bench press the bar for as many reps as you can, using the same hand spacing as you use in the extensions. really works the triceps. i used to do this when i did lying triceps. stay safe, ray.
Thanks for the reminder Ray,used to do this and will start again.
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Re: Training Logs for 2020

Post by Mobster » Mon Mar 30, 2020 3:39 pm

Monday
Hip belt squats (leg press to be collected after 1pm)
to 180-kilos standing on 3 blocks x 12 reps. The canvas strap bites into the ass but needs must

Standing leg curls using the leg extension machine
to all of 3.5p x 2 x 20 reps (done as strict as possible)

Leg Extensions
to 15p x 20 reps

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