Log Press for Strongman - AnabolicMinds.com

Log Press for Strongman

  1. New Member
    gotbench600's Avatar
    Stats
    5'8"  230 lbs.
    Join Date
    Aug 2009
    Posts
    63
    Rep Power
    93

    Reputation

    Log Press for Strongman


    I was in the gym Tuesday doing shoulders and decided to do log presses just for something different. i've never done them so I have no idea what a good lift would be. My last lift over head was 260 pounds for a single. I mainly powerlift, but I can see some crossover benefit for doing some strong man training in 2-3 week intervals occassionally that possibly will help my overal strength and power and will hopefully improve my 3 lifts. I think with some practice i could put of a 300 pound log lift as i liked the movement and felt strong at it.

  2. New Member
    MongoSS's Avatar
    Stats
    5'10"  250 lbs.
    Join Date
    Dec 2009
    Posts
    216
    Rep Power
    956

    Reputation

    I agree I am also a cross trainer in powerlifting and strongman. You can train a little strongman into your powerlifting program without too much problem. Just be careful not to go overboard. The CNS can only take so much. Using log lift as a compound assistance exercise is a good approach though.

Similar Forum Threads

  1. Smith Machine Behind Neck Press vs Dumbbell Press
    By Markusrulezzz in forum Training Forum
    Replies: 14
    Last Post: 04-19-2011, 01:23 PM
  2. I want to become STRONGMAN!!!
    By Koncina in forum Workout Logs
    Replies: 3
    Last Post: 04-10-2011, 01:58 PM
  3. Dumbbell Press or Chest Press -- Do you go all the way down?
    By Markusrulezzz in forum Training Forum
    Replies: 6
    Last Post: 11-09-2010, 08:13 PM
  4. new to strongman....
    By reynolds in forum Powerlifting/Strongman
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 04-23-2009, 05:13 PM
  5. Replies: 5
    Last Post: 03-15-2004, 11:03 AM

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  
Log in
Log in