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    8/1 - chest/shoulders/tri's/back
    flat bench (index on rings)
    bar x 30
    135 x 20
    135 x 15
    185 x 10
    225 x 3
    265 x 26 PR (fail on 27)
    80 second stretch with 125's

    BTN smith
    135 x 6
    185 x 3
    265 x 18 PR
    60 second stretch

    RGBP smith (pinkies on rings)
    135 x 6
    185 x 3
    265 x 25 PR (fail on 26)
    80 second stretch with 65's

    hammer pulldowns (palms in)
    180 x 8
    410 x 8 PR
    450 x 6 PR (went heavier for the hell of it, worked out well)

    good mornings
    135 x 5
    225 x 3
    belt added
    315 x 3
    425 x 7 PR
    60 second stretch
    30 second hang stretch

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    8/3 - quads/hams/forearms/bi's/calves
    zercher squats (ATG, nobelt/nowraps)
    135 x 3
    225 x 3
    315 x 3
    425 x 2 PR (dump on 3, VID)
    90 second stretch

    lying leg curls
    100 x 10
    200 x 3
    300 x 10PR
    60 second stretch

    behind back forearm curls
    135 x 10
    225 x 16 PR
    155 x 20
    60 second stretch

    rope curls
    100 x 10
    150 x 10
    200 x 3
    240 x 3
    300 x 22 PR (rest pause after 13 and 18)
    60 second stretch

    standing calves
    200 x 10
    380 x 15 PR
    380 x 14
    380 x 14
    380 x 13
    60 second stretch
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    8/4 - chest/shoulders/tri's/back
    incline bench (replaced hammer decline, been about 4 months since these)
    bar x 20
    135 x 15
    135 x 10
    185 x 8
    225 x 24 PR
    70 second stretch with 125's

    upright rows
    85 x 10
    135 x 5
    205 x 12 PR
    60 second stretch

    straight bar pressdowns
    100 x 10
    150 x 10
    200 x 10
    240 x 5
    320 x 10 PR
    60 second break
    160 x max
    60 second stretch with 65's

    BTN lat pulldowns
    150 x 10
    200 x 3
    250 x 17 PR

    rack deads (top of knee)
    225 x 3
    405 x 3
    belt/straps
    725 x 8 PR
    70 second stretch
    40 second hang stretch
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    still looking strong my bald friend! well done

    and oh yes .. oh yes i am back indeed

    my new log starts up again on monday
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    8/7 - quads/hams/forearms/bi's/calves

    squats (ATG, nobelt/nowraps, shoulder width stance)
    bar x 10
    135 x 6
    225 x 5
    315 x 3
    435 x 9 PR (surprised at this, expected 6-7)
    90 second stretch

    RDL's
    135 x 3
    225 x 3
    315 x 3
    405 x 1
    belt/straps
    555 x 4 PR (lost arch on bottom of 5 and set it down)
    60 second stretch

    dumbbell wrist curls
    65's x 21 PR

    standing alt dumb curls
    35's x 8
    55's x 8
    75's x 21 PR (rest pause after 11 and 16)
    50's x 17
    90 second stretch

    donkey calves
    200 x 10
    400 x 10
    630 x 5
    720 x 12 PR
    720 x 11
    720 x 10
    60 second stretch
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    I'm considering doing the same thing as you and just train calfs normally, training them DC style is painful but the weight i can use is pitiful. I can go much heavier training them normally and therefore more growth, so i think i may change that up.
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    i'll be switching back to the DC calf routine soon, just gotta wait til this little tendon problem is completely cleared up under my calf muscle.
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    hammer iso-wide
    (2) 90 x 20
    180 x 10
    270 x 10
    360 x 8
    450 x 8
    540 x 12 PR
    80 second stretch with 125's

    seated military barbell
    135 x 6
    185 x 3
    265 x 12 PR
    60 second stretch

    smith CGBP
    135 x 10
    225 x 5
    275 x 3
    365 x 9 PR
    70 second stretch with 65's

    d-handle pulldowns
    170 x 10
    230 x 3
    290 x 20 PR (rest pause after 13 and 16)

    barbell rows
    135 x 8
    225 x 3
    belt/straps
    330 x 16 PR
    60 second stretch
    45 second hang stretch
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    Cleaning this up Beelz.
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    didn't feel like being there today. i'm thinking it's time for time off, been a little over 5 weeks since the last one. had to hype myself up for every damn set with metallica blasting and slapping myself in the back of the head.

    box squats (nobelt/nowraps)
    bar x 10
    135 x 6
    135 x 3
    225 x 5
    315 x 3
    405 x 2
    495 x 7 PR
    90 second stretch

    machine leg curls
    100 x 10
    170 x 6
    260 x 18 PR
    60 second stretch

    rope forearm things - 2 sets with 12.5lbs

    straight barbell curls
    bar x 10
    75 x 6
    75 x 3
    125 x 3
    175 x 5 PR
    125 x 14
    90 second stretch

    seated calf raises
    90 x 10
    180 x 18 PR
    180 x 17
    180 x 17
    180 x 16
    60 second stretch
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    one you hit 200 for 5 reps on Straight BB curls, I'm going to puke on my computer, and then mail it to you with an autographed picture of my ass.
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    gonna have to cycle em out before that happens. **** kills my wrists, feels like it wants to break on each rep. may take it back to 75% and work back up and see what happens. if i get bored with it, i've already got a replacement lined up.
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    I don't like going heavy on barbell curls. I got up to 175x2 about a year and a half ago and it started impacting my bench, I was literally developing tennis elbow in both arms. I couldn't grip anything without pain.

    Try kettelbells, or if you can find a bar that has the weight hanging below where your hands grip, that greatly reduces the torque on your wrists. I still don't like curls at all but that's how I'd do em if I did
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    very impressive beelze .. now stop being so f-cking strong so i can catch up!
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    felt like **** all day today. really started to suspect major overtraining but i was determined to finish the week before taking a week off. been tired, unmotivated to hit the gym, and no appetite for the past week or so. calendar says exactly 5 weeks since the last time off, so it's high time for another one. i'm not even counting todays workout as anything, so today is day off #1, i'll be back next friday to finish the session i started today. last time i tried to push through it, i had another pec pull.

    flat bench
    bar x 30 (you know it's bad when the bar feels heavy)
    135 x 15 (felt a pec tweak on 15, lol)
    135 x 15 (better)
    185 x 4 (felt like a ****ton, call it a day)

    straight bar pressdowns
    100 x 30

    lat pulldowns
    couple sets of 10 for the hell of it, light-medium weight

    cable crossovers - couple sets for the hell of it.
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    after 7 days, i was going crazy. couldn't take it anymore.

    incline bench (index on rings)
    bar x 20
    135 x 15
    135 x 10
    185 x 5
    235 x 24 PR
    70 second stretch with 125's

    barbell upright rows
    85 x 10
    135 x 5
    215 x 12 PR
    60 second stretch

    straight bar pressdowns
    100 x 20
    150 x 12
    200 x 5
    260 x 3
    320 x 13 PR
    60 second stretch with 70's

    BTN lat pulldowns
    160 x 10
    210 x 3
    260 x 18 PR
    60 second stretch

    rack deads (top of knee)
    225 x 3
    495 x 2
    belt/straps
    745 x 5 PR

    weighted crunches on decline
    145's x 22
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    ****er!
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    Im Tired Of Havin To Read This **** Twice You **** Strong Bastard!
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    Hey Beelzie Poop,
    I am glad you took the week off. I was actually starting to feel good about myself. Thanks a ton for KILLING MY EGO.

    Please continue.
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    you guys are funny, lol.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Beelzebub



    weighted crunches on decline
    145's x 22
    2 145s? is that even possible?

    goddamn man that is crazy.. I cant even imagine holding two 145s on a decline without fear of death
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    Quote Originally Posted by OCCFan023
    2 145s? is that even possible?

    goddamn man that is crazy.. I cant even imagine holding two 145s on a decline without fear of death
    lol, no, (1) 145lbs dumbbell. i put 145's to signify it's a dumbbell but i can why you would think that. if i were doing 290lbs dumbbell crunches on a decline - then it's over, i win. time to move onto something else.
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    I should delete this whole thread!!!!!!!11111one!
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    LOL. I love this thread Beelzie and powerhouse 48 make me angry because I am weak! I work twice as hard to catch up because there are mutants like them around
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    lol, powerhouse is the true freak. i'm a mini-freak

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    zercher squats (RAW, ATG)
    bar x 10
    135 x 3
    225 x 3
    315 x 2
    435 x 2 PR (these are getting too f'ing painful, will find a replacement)
    90 second stretch

    lying leg curls
    100 x 10
    200 x 3
    300 x 12 PR
    60 second stretch

    behind back forearm barbell curls
    135 x 10
    225 x 17 PR
    175 x 21

    hammer preacher curl
    45 x 10
    90 x 3
    135 x 16 PR
    180 x 4
    90 second stretch

    calves (tri-set, 3 trips through)
    standing calves 400 x 12-15
    donkey calves 200 x 13-15
    BW calf raises on floor x 15
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    I actually kind of want to get a strongman log, besides being able to do log press instead of regular standing military press, I could do zerchers with it pain free.
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    those mother****ers will NEVER be pain free. my TP made a 2 x 6 with arm holes cut into it so the bar can't fall out. we wrapped that in a large beach towel and used it yesterday. it helps some, but not to the degree that i would think. i've already got a replacement ready anyway. some sort of reverse hack squat machine, where you face the pad. i'll find a pic.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Beelzebub
    some sort of reverse hack squat machine, where you face the pad. i'll find a pic.
    You had better not be taking a cheap shot at me, you son of a b1tch.
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    Have you seen those front squat harnesses? Kind of want to try one of those out too. It's like a yolk with j hooks on the front, you put the bar in the j hooks and squat... Looks mean.
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    yeah, saw it. but it's 200 bucks. and it doesn't look comfortable at all. in any case, i'm not too sure of zercher/front squat effectiveness in the pursuit of a bigger squat.
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    When are you going to pick up some bands and chains there big guy? They really do help a ton... I've found the carryover to be huge, as long as you don't go so crazy with them that there's no weight at the bottom.
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    we've got some chains in our gym. they're usage is being planned. i've got a year long schedule.
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    This reverse hack squat... are you being serious Kitten, or fcuking with me???
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    i tried to find a picture and i guess the appropriate term is power squat machine. this pic isn't quite right but it's pretty close to what we have in our gym.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Beelzebub
    i tried to find a picture and i guess the appropriate term is power squat machine. this pic isn't quite right but it's pretty close to what we have in our gym.
    Hmmm......we got one of those but it only has one arm on either side to hold plates, if yours is the same big man I think you're gonna have to head down to Denny's or IHOP during buffet time to get someone to stand on top while you squat

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    it has an arm on each side. i haven't used it yet but i assume that'll be enough. why? is it one of those machines that require over 1/2 ton to get a decent set in? i can always do sets of 20. i don't have any high rep leg day anyway, may be beneficial.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Beelzebub
    it has an arm on each side. i haven't used it yet but i assume that'll be enough. why? is it one of those machines that require over 1/2 ton to get a decent set in? i can always do sets of 20. i don't have any high rep leg day anyway, may be beneficial.
    Depends really, if you got 100lb plates you should be alright....we only got 45's at my gym and the arms fill up quickly......and I ain't movin' your kind of weights...........yet

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    we have (6) 100lbs plates, the rest are 45's. won't know til i try. running out of options though. leg press is maxed out, can't find heavier people to put on top. hammer leg press, maxed out. zerchers are ripping my arms off. already doing regular squats and box squats.
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    Quote Originally Posted by exnihilo
    Have you seen those front squat harnesses? Kind of want to try one of those out too. It's like a yolk with j hooks on the front, you put the bar in the j hooks and squat... Looks mean.
    Got one of those at my gym, it makes front squats awesome.
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    Why not try hack squats with a barbell, Dimmel deads, Romanian Deads, 1 legged split squats, double squats, or pause squats?
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