Herderdude Takes On The Strongest Man in Pittsburgh

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  1. Quote Originally Posted by Sean1332

    I work 2 on 2 off, wife that can't drive anymore and a small kid. I'm lookin local unless I can fly back to my home state to visit fam
    Gotcha. If you haven't yet check out iPowerlifting.net. I noticed they have a bunch of stuff that isn't on the watch site.
    Training Log
    http://anabolicminds.com/forum/workout-logs/271254-what-aw-hell.html
    "Jackie Treehorn treats objects like woman man."


  2. Quote Originally Posted by rob112

    Gotcha. If you haven't yet check out iPowerlifting.net. I noticed they have a bunch of stuff that isn't on the watch site.
    Also Revolutionary powerlifting syndicate had stuff not on there.
    Training Log
    http://anabolicminds.com/forum/workout-logs/271254-what-aw-hell.html
    "Jackie Treehorn treats objects like woman man."
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  3. ya I check the site out. The rps meet here was either too close or I work
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  4. Quote Originally Posted by Sean1332
    ya I check the site out. The rps meet here was either too close or I work
    Well then you know what to do...

    Build it and they will come

    Lol
    Training Log
    http://anabolicminds.com/forum/workout-logs/271254-what-aw-hell.html
    "Jackie Treehorn treats objects like woman man."

  5. Quote Originally Posted by rob112 View Post

    Well then you know what to do...

    Build it and they will come

    Lol
    actually talkin to the wife about puttin a EFS rack and platform in the basement
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  6. Quote Originally Posted by Sean1332

    actually talkin to the wife about puttin a EFS rack and platform in the basement
    Man, that would be freaking awesome. I hope to one day have my own sweet set up.
    Training Log
    http://anabolicminds.com/forum/workout-logs/271254-what-aw-hell.html
    "Jackie Treehorn treats objects like woman man."

  7. Quote Originally Posted by rob112 View Post

    Man, that would be freaking awesome. I hope to one day have my own sweet set up.
    If you go to estate sales and look around for deals, you'll find so much stuff. No resale value on weight equipment because most people don't get what we do. Everything you see in my shed has been gotten for less than $600 total. And I've bought and sold a leg press machine and slightly flimsier squat rack.
    Training log:
    http://anabolicminds.com/forum/workout-logs/240172-herders-2014-log.html

  8. Quote Originally Posted by herderdude

    If you go to estate sales and look around for deals, you'll find so much stuff. No resale value on weight equipment because most people don't get what we do. Everything you see in my shed has been gotten for less than $600 total. And I've bought and sold a leg press machine and slightly flimsier squat rack.
    Dam, and you have a lot in there. Good stuff.
    Training Log
    http://anabolicminds.com/forum/workout-logs/271254-what-aw-hell.html
    "Jackie Treehorn treats objects like woman man."

  9. Quote Originally Posted by rob112 View Post

    Dam, and you have a lot in there. Good stuff.
    I once got 600lb of standard plates, a squat rack, swiss bar, standard bar, and short Oly bars all for $75. It's all out there, man.
    Training log:
    http://anabolicminds.com/forum/workout-logs/240172-herders-2014-log.html

  10. Damn I miss a day and this thing blows up!

    GREAT pressing, man. I'm jealous.
    Don't worry, man, someday I'ma be nobody too.

  11. Quote Originally Posted by Swanson52 View Post
    Damn I miss a day and this thing blows up!

    GREAT pressing, man. I'm jealous.
    Hey man, that's almost as good as you press!
    Training log:
    http://anabolicminds.com/forum/workout-logs/240172-herders-2014-log.html

  12. 4/21 Event Day

    Trap Bar deadlift
    (I don't yet know how the implement is going to look, so I'm prepping)

    405x12 (8, rest, then 4)

    Log Press
    185x14 (11, rest, then 3)

    Farmer's

    100s for 100ft (75ft, rest, 25ft)

    Stone Carry 60ft

    This was all done in a half hour. I'm gassed.
    Training log:
    http://anabolicminds.com/forum/workout-logs/240172-herders-2014-log.html

  13. 4/22 Squats

    Foam roll, monster walks, hip circle stayed on for warmup sets

    Worked up to 295x8 remove hip circle
    335x8 add belt
    385x2 add cheap knee wraps
    425x1 add Blue Arrow
    450x1 PR
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=plcp&v=2L2zln4QWLA

    SSB GMs
    155x10
    175x10
    205x10

    Seated SSB GMs
    115x10x2
    135x10

    RDL alternate conv and sumo
    225x10x4

    RFE Bulgarians
    BWx20x4

    Wheel of Death (standing)
    10x4

    Wanted to put briefs on today, but really there's no point when the upper back is the weak link. Same reason I didn't get to fully test the Blue Arrows. That's fine, I need to rest my biceps tendons and I need to build the upper back. ALWAYS MORE UPPER BACK! Seated GMs for the first time. Really crushed the lower traps. Gave me a better idea of how hard to arch my upper back during a squat.

    Happy that even though I folded like a cheap tent, I finished that sucker.
    Training log:
    http://anabolicminds.com/forum/workout-logs/240172-herders-2014-log.html

  14. Hey man I liked that lift, very nice from that POV. Thumbs up on the PR! You're a strong dude.
    Don't worry, man, someday I'ma be nobody too.

  15. Nice lift!
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  16. Quote Originally Posted by Swanson52 View Post
    Hey man I liked that lift, very nice from that POV. Thumbs up on the PR! You're a strong dude.
    Thanks, man. I just need to dial in that form at heavy weights. Now that I have a true 1RM, I'll do reps next week. These 60 second time limits on events are killing me. I get most of my reps in the first 30 seconds, chill for 15, and get a few more in the last 15.
    Training log:
    http://anabolicminds.com/forum/workout-logs/240172-herders-2014-log.html

  17. Quote Originally Posted by Sean1332 View Post
    Nice lift!
    Such a grind, man. Some dude was eyeballing me between sets of Smith machine shrugs, so I couldn't miss that bugger.
    Training log:
    http://anabolicminds.com/forum/workout-logs/240172-herders-2014-log.html

  18. How were those blue arrows?
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  19. The blue arrows are nice. Much thicker material than my cheap wraps. They're hard to crank on by myself they're so tough. Perhaps not as springy, but a lot more support. And they seemed just as comfy. The wrap roller was a huge success for pre-stretching the wraps.
    Training log:
    http://anabolicminds.com/forum/workout-logs/240172-herders-2014-log.html

  20. Quote Originally Posted by herderdude View Post
    The blue arrows are nice. Much thicker material than my cheap wraps. They're hard to crank on by myself they're so tough. Perhaps not as springy, but a lot more support. And they seemed just as comfy. The wrap roller was a huge success for pre-stretching the wraps.
    That's weird. Maybe mine are broken in a bit more. They're easy as hell by myself and a crap load of spring..
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    sean@ControlledLabs.com
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  21. It's hard to say when I only use them for one rep. I didn't get down there as fast as I'd like. You'd have to see the other ones. They're the same length but the blue arrows weigh about twice as much. I switched up my wraps too, starting them on the thigh. I used to go bottom-up, but now that I'm wrapping tighter it pins my calf to my tibia a little too hard. Sometimes Sean, I'm just a puss c.

    Bottom line- I already like them more, I just need to work into them a little.
    Training log:
    http://anabolicminds.com/forum/workout-logs/240172-herders-2014-log.html

  22. Today I mostly played coach to my little brother. He's weighing 195 and after some coaching and spotting today, he PR'ed with a 405 squat and a 425 pull. His deadlift form (he was doing conventional deadlifts with a sumo stance) just needs some work and he'll crank out more by the time he heads to camp.

    After squats, we started working on our sumo form. After 225, I put on the briefs and hit a couple sets of 5 with 315. Feeling good, I stepped it up to 405 and then PR'ed with 455. Working the press and upper back tomorrow.
    Training log:
    http://anabolicminds.com/forum/workout-logs/240172-herders-2014-log.html

  23. http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=plcp&v=yVpbTVSFTqc

    Briefs with the belt latched make it very hard to get down to the bar with hips in proper position, hence the high hips.
    Training log:
    http://anabolicminds.com/forum/workout-logs/240172-herders-2014-log.html

  24. Pretty easy pull, my man.
    Don't worry, man, someday I'ma be nobody too.

  25. That looked awesome man. I can't wait until I get my gear.
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