Killn' The Cube: My powerlifting venture begins
- 08-06-2014, 01:24 AM
- 08-06-2014, 01:25 AM
08-06-2014, 04:13 PM
1.25 board bench:
I over-shot my last attempt, I was going for 5's. Dammit.
Swiss bar OHP:
Banded press downs w/ average band:
Cable side lateral:
Fly machine: 25x3
Pull up with twisty handles:
BWx6x3 (I suck)
SGHP: 135x8x3- I haven't done these since the bicep scare. My God, I almost forgot how bad these smoke the traps. Immediately got DOM's.
Reverse fly: 15x3
KB curl holding the fat part: 26lb x8x3
This workout took 2hrs, which is entirely too long and why I like to split up my push/press. Solid day, I'm focusing on more reps on bench. I need to split it up. Planning on attacking some incline bench as well.
08-06-2014, 04:17 PM
And Rodja, if you see this, the yellow slingshot does not fold over as aggressively as the red one. For me at least. Though, my friend bought his under the impression that it had the same sizing as the red, so he got the 2XL like my red one and it's too big for us. I'm not sure if that's a factor.
Sorry, I'm not able to mention on my phone.
08-08-2014, 12:34 PM
DE cambered bar squat: 275x2x10
DE deads: 365x2x8
Walking lunges: 16x3
Tire flip: 10x3
Really good day. I moved my stance out a bit on squat and it was perfect for depth and getting my knees out. Deadlift felt better than ever. 365 was moving fast as hell.
I'll take it.
08-08-2014, 12:47 PM
Solid session. Lots of volume.
I'd say eat a lot of fat to get them calories if watching carbs. Bacon wrapped chicken is like chicken with a slap of glory
"Jackie Treehorn treats objects like woman man."
08-08-2014, 04:13 PM
Thanks, Rob. That was the plan, a lot of solid reps at a light weight.Originally Posted by rob112
That sounds amazing. I need to work on my grilling skills now. If there's anyone that can find a way to fuk up a slab of meat, it's me.
08-08-2014, 04:41 PM
Lovin that cambered bar, huh? It's good ****
08-08-2014, 06:24 PM
Definitely, man. Not going to lie, I used it today because my traps are so sore from SGHP's and it's thick so I can put it lower on my back. Lol.Originally Posted by Sean1332
Really makes you stay tight.
08-09-2014, 07:09 PM
Quick upper sess:
Cambered bar: 135x15x3 (30 sec between)
Press downs: 30x3
NG pull downs: 12x4
Lat pull downs SS reverse fly: 5 min straight
That's it, 50 min was all I was allotted today.
On another note, I went from never golfing in my life to golfing 5 days in a row. Dat baseball swing, doe.
08-10-2014, 12:25 AM
Tell me how your baseball swing transferred to golf. I've seen it go both ways.
08-10-2014, 01:35 AM
Well, if I get ahold of it, she goes. But, the predominate amount of swings slice hard left. I think once I get accustomed to the stroke, I'll be alright.Originally Posted by herderdude
This is from someone who has zero golf experience prior to this week and who still has only played 36 holes combined.
Fun game though, and an asset to a business professional.
08-10-2014, 09:02 AM
08-11-2014, 04:25 PM
545x4-cut it one rep because 4 was slow and im trying to be smart.
Felt like I pulled something in my groin. I wanted, and could have, gone heavier but my partner talked me out of it.
Unilateral leg press: 12x4
Good girl: 50x2
Bad girl: 50x2
Standing unliateral hamstring curls:
Leg extensions: 20x3
Tis all. Pretty proud of thr 545x4 off the blocks. It was a good 3" below the knees.
Also, went to the driving range subsequent to the lifting sess and hit a ball nearly 290, so a great day all and all, lol.
08-11-2014, 05:20 PM
I want block pulls how tall were yours?
I need blocks
08-11-2014, 05:31 PM
08-11-2014, 09:26 PM
08-11-2014, 09:27 PM
08-11-2014, 10:21 PM
08-11-2014, 10:36 PM
Just frame some 2x4's together and a plywood board screwed on top. Easy peasy. Plus it feels more natural than rack pulls.
Or stack 45's, mats, plywood boards, anything.
08-11-2014, 10:59 PM
I was thinking about making one. I have wood and tools, or I could weld a steel frame and then plywood it if I wanted. I think it would feel much better than rack pulls.
08-11-2014, 11:00 PM
08-11-2014, 11:01 PM
08-11-2014, 11:03 PM
08-11-2014, 11:36 PM
08-12-2014, 12:57 PM
45 min circuit:
Seated box jumps x10
Prowler: 200# x40yds
Sled drag: 250# x40yds
Butterfly sit-ups x15
600# tire flip uphill
This was brutal. Somehow I got coerced into this. We ended up getting 9 rounds in 45min. But, somehow I kept up with this lean black kid: AKA the benchmark for the day.
08-12-2014, 01:06 PM
08-12-2014, 08:07 PM
08-12-2014, 08:08 PM
08-13-2014, 03:35 PM
Cambered bar bench:
KB triceps extensions: 25x3
DB side lateral (3" hold): 15x12x3
Pec deck: rest pause x2
Solid day, really had to overhaul my bench routine due to it stalling out. If I'm not making progress in the following weeks, I'm going to run smolov for bench, while still westsiding my squat and deads because those are still on the up.
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