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    I've had the same thing happen before, how narrow are you holding your hands on the bar? If I hold them too close or too far I get pain in my arms while squatting

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    they're all the way out by the collars, but i think it's when i force my elbows forward and grab onto the bar
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    Quote Originally Posted by guyfromkop2
    Monday4/17/06

    Squats w/ belt and wraps
    345 x 2 x 5

    Pause Squats raw no belt
    255 x 2 x 5

    Kettlebell Swings
    inside legs 25 x 15
    outside legs 25 each hand x 15

    Decline Abs
    35 x 2 x 7

    Abductors
    #3 band x 25

    Adductors
    #2 band x 25

    Calf Raises
    170 x 2 x to failure

    Sled Pullin
    215 + sled x 50 yards forward
    215 + sled x 50 yards backward

    decent day today, hurt my arm/tricep when i was holding the bar on squats. dont know what's up with it. but the pain shoots down my arm.
    are you stretching at all?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Beelzebub
    are you stretching at all?
    not my arms, any stretches you recommend?
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    well, the only one i use for tri's is the seated one-handed dumbbell behind the head thingy. pick a decent weight (50's for me) and let the weight pull your arm down stretching your tricep. for added stretch, you can push down the dumbbell with the back of your head. if you need pics for clarification, there's a few on intensemuscle.com (DC's site).
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    Quote Originally Posted by Beelzebub
    well, the only one i use for tri's is the seated one-handed dumbbell behind the head thingy. pick a decent weight (50's for me) and let the weight pull your arm down stretching your tricep. for added stretch, you can push down the dumbbell with the back of your head. if you need pics for clarification, there's a few on intensemuscle.com (DC's site).
    gotcha, i knwo exactly what you're talking about
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    Well if it's from what you described, it should not be a tricep problem, but a shoulder one. If you're forcefully grabbing the bar and thrusting under it with your arms that wide, theyhave a very limited range of motion. If I were you I would do some external rotations very lightly or some raises or reverse flys that target the rear delt, very lightly just to warm up the joint a little bit. With your arm like that, that position is called the lock out in rock climbing and is used on holds where you absolutely must not let your shoulder, arm or upper body move, you're doing the same motion and throwing yourself under the bar at the same time, not good for sure.
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    after talking to the guy who trains me, and just paused squated 485 x 5 yesterday, i'm goign to just drape my arms over the bar, not hold on or push up, just have them there so the bar doesnt roll off my back
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    that's pretty much what I have always done. I don't have large traps but if you just wrap your arms right it should hold fairly well.
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    Wednesday 4/19/06

    Paused 2 board, middle finger on rings
    265 x 3
    265 x 3
    275 x 3(helped on last rep)

    Paused Floor Presses w/ Fat Bar, middle of palm on rings
    200 x 5
    210 x 5

    Standing Militaries, middle of palm on rings
    105 x 2 x 8

    Low Cable Fly Thingies
    30 x 25

    Pull Aparts w/ Pause
    #4 Band x 2 x 20(ouch)

    alright workout tonight, i kept forgetting to keep my air when i was benching, and i'm definately liking the new foot placement, much more leg drive. also i decided to do standing militaries instead of push presses(basically the same thing) when i keep my legs straight i keep my form a lot better.
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    Bench is still movin up.. Grats.

    #4 pull-a-part x 20.. By jebus.. How do you do it?

    Currently I'm using red (I think it's #2's), and I'm choking up on it alot.. so there is maybe 12" between my hands. I find by 20 I'm burning.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Poobah
    Bench is still movin up.. Grats.

    #4 pull-a-part x 20.. By jebus.. How do you do it?

    Currently I'm using red (I think it's #2's), and I'm choking up on it alot.. so there is maybe 12" between my hands. I find by 20 I'm burning.
    i only have a couple inches from my hands to the end of the bands, basically a comp grip width, so it's not a long ROM very short, but fries my rear delts. and i get to about 10-12 and have to do the rest rest/pause.
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    Just wondering, why do you do a lot of assistance work in the upper ranges. I know it builds lactic acid tolerance and muscular endurance, but wouldn't it aide to the lift more if you trained in the functiona hypertrophy range?
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    Quote Originally Posted by ktw
    Just wondering, why do you do a lot of assistance work in the upper ranges. I know it builds lactic acid tolerance and muscular endurance, but wouldn't it aide to the lift more if you trained in the functiona hypertrophy range?
    i'm goign to sound like a smart ass here, but i do it because it works no need to use big words, in fact most of the big dogs in powerlifting will answer you with the same answer as me, mostly bbers(no offense here) are the ones that use those terms.

    i've read so many different logs it's crazy, i've read logs from the average joe to guys who squat over 1000, and one thing that remains constant with the big dogs is low reps(1-5) on the main lifts, and all assistance work in the high rep range(8 and up). in fact here's a guy's log who is probably one of the strongest guys in powerlifting today

    conv deads/loose belt
    245x1
    425x1
    515x1
    615x1
    675x5

    low cable rows
    425x8
    440x8
    440x8

    icarian high pulldown/row(2 sec hold at bottom)
    155 each side x11
    155 each side x11
    155 each side x11

    wide grip pulldowns behind held(strict)
    225x10
    210x12
    195x15

    wide grip pulldowns to chest
    360x8

    so as you can see, hyperwhatever or not, it works
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    Ya they're training in a range that is considered functional (8 to 12), above that is lactic acid and endurance training, that's why I asked. I understand the theory of using higher reps not on the main lifts, I just asked why someone would go into lactic acid and endurance training just because I don't really know how that could help powerlifting. I'm not trying to criticize, I just don't understand.
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    Quote Originally Posted by ktw
    Ya they're training in a range that is considered functional (8 to 12), above that is lactic acid and endurance training, that's why I asked. I understand the theory of using higher reps not on the main lifts, I just asked why someone would go into lactic acid and endurance training just because I don't really know how that could help powerlifting. I'm not trying to criticize, I just don't understand.
    oh i know you werent criticizing. and i'm doing higher reps because it helps strengthen my ligaments and tendons, plus i needed a well deserve deload, i was overtraining my back and dead way too much
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    Seems logical then. Hey have you ever pressed with your thumbs not around the bar? I never really tried this till the other day but it felt to me that it took a lot of the stress off the delts and I was able to press more than normal using it.
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    yea, but i plan on benching A LOT in the future, and i dont want 600+ above my chest and my thumbs not around it, just feel safer with me grabbing the bar,
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    It's just weird how I noticed a difference in how much I could up using that method.
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    Friday 4/21/06

    Deadlifts
    345 x 2 x 5

    GHRs
    2 x 5

    45 Hypers
    #3 band x 2 x 15

    Standing Cable Abs
    110 x 2 x 20

    Medium Grip Face Pulls
    150 x 20

    Wide Grip Seated Cable Rows
    150 x 20

    EzBar Curls
    75 x 2 x 8

    Hammer Curls
    25 x 8
    30 x 8

    took it a little light today with my deads, all reps felt real strong, was a little taxing since i havent pulled for reps in 4 months.
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    I absolutely hate pulling for reps.
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    Saturday 4/22/06

    Paused 3 board Comp Grip
    275 x 2 x 5

    Paused 4 Board Comp Grip
    305 x 0
    295 x 1
    225 x 5

    i had to cut it short today. the left side of my arm/tricep about 2" above my elbow was killing me today. i couldnt press anything heavy. i dropped down to 225 just so i could finish the workout but started getting shooting pains down my arm. in fact it was so bad when i was all said and done my fingers were twitching and i couldnt even wrap my wrist wraps up. couldnt hold onto anything with my left arm. i tweaked it on monday doing squats when i was getting under the bar and it just hasnt been right ever since. and i was looking forward to todays workout too.
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    Monday 4/24/06

    Squats w/ belt and medium wrap
    325 x 3
    325 x 2
    325 x 3

    Pause Squats raw no belt or wraps
    225 x 3
    225 x 5

    GHRs
    2 x 5 partials since now i have to do them a lot harder way

    Crazy Scissor Ab Machine
    100 x 2 x 8

    Ab/Adductors
    #2 x 25

    Light Cardio
    30min

    very interesting day today. walked in ready to drop weight and work strictly on form. so i decided to squat on the little platform we have and boy was that interesting, basically it was the first time i havent squatted in a rack in a very long time. the platform is set up like how the usapl does squats, basically to give it a visual i was squatting where i'm pulling a dead in my avatar.. my confidence was shot and i was all over the place, not having that cage around you made me think i was going to fall over. that's why the rep scheme on the squats is the way it is. i also decided to give my arm a break and do ghrs today instead of my normal kettlebell swings.
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    wednesday 4/26/06

    GHRs
    2 x 5 assisted

    45 hypers
    #3 band x 2 x 15

    Decline Abs
    40 x 7
    40 x 6

    Light Cardio
    30 min

    didnt bench today, letting my arm heal up some more for saturday. so i just did some posterior and ab stuff. the ghrs will be coming along a lot faster than i thought.
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    Can you tell me what GHRs are and do you have anything explaining these kettle swings?
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    Quote Originally Posted by peterson24
    Can you tell me what GHRs are and do you have anything explaining these kettle swings?
    here are the ghrs

    http://www.midwestbarbell.com/videos/ghrcompare.mpg

    and here are some variations

    http://www.teamsniffy.com/videos/vid...variations.wmv

    and i dont have any videos of kettlebell swings but basically they are like front raises but you are swinging the weight, the in between legs is in a sumo stance with the kbs in between your legs and when you hit the top(eye level) you are snapping your hips forward and squeezing the cheeks. the same for outsdie of legs but you are in a deadlift stance(i use a very narrow stance, feet are ~6" apart). i'll try to get some videos next week of them
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    I have never seen them done but they look good. thanks for the info.
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    Quote Originally Posted by peterson24
    I have never seen them done but they look good. thanks for the info.
    the ghrs? they are a KILLER for the posterior, big time pullers love em
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    Friday 4/28/06

    Pull Thrus
    100 x 12

    Wide Grip Face Pulls
    140 x 20

    Wide Grip Low Cable Rows
    140 x 20

    Ezbar Curls
    65 x 2 x 8

    Hammer Curls
    25 x 2 x 10

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    Saturday 4/29/06

    Shirt work done w/ a 2ply RageX
    2Board - 315 x 1
    1 Board - 315 x 1
    335 x 1
    355 x 1 about an inch from touching
    365 x miss, dumped it forward
    365 x 1
    385 x 1 about 1/2" from touching
    385 x 1 about an inch from touching

    Raw Work
    5 board
    225 x 5
    315 x 5
    385 x 5 or 6

    first of all i'd like to give a HUGE thank you to joel aka cubanbull for all your help today and hooking me up with that stuff, plus i'd like to give another HUGE thank you to joe aka jcp2 for all your help today, plus thank you to the great lazarrito for your help and greg the egg for all your help too. THANK YOU GUYS!!! today was a lot of fun and i learned a ton. first time i was ever in a shirt and it was definately an experience. when they say how hard it is to touch in a shirt they are not kidding, there was a ton of pressure at the bottom and i can only imagine what it's like when the big weight gets involved. i have to work on keeping my forearms straight up and down and tilting them forward and having the bar go so low. today was definately an experience and i cannot thank the north jersey chapter of teamsniffy enough. thanks a ton guys, we'll definately be back up sometime soon.
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    Sounds like you had alot of fun out there today.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Poobah


    Sounds like you had alot of fun out there today.
    i did man, i loved every second of it, i'm definately hooked now
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    Tuesday 5/2/06

    1 Arm Kettlebell Snatches
    35 x 2 x 5

    Sled Pullin
    215 x ~50yards up my steep driveway forward
    215 x ~50yards up my steep driveway backward

    had the day off today so i decided to be productive. made a band attachment setup(copyed from the guys up in north jersey) so i dont have to drag the 160lb dbs over anymore. plus i decided to bring bertha out for the first time this year. she was lonely and it was nice, so i figured i'd pay some attention to her. now my legs are on fire and tingling like non other. thanks bertha
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    Wednesday 5/3/06

    Paused 2 Board w/ middle of palm on rings
    265x3x3

    Paused Floor Presses w/ fat bar and middle of palm on rings
    215x5
    225x5

    Standing Military Presses w/ middle of palm on rings
    125x2x6

    Low Cable Fly Thingies
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    Pull Aparts
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    Friday 5/5/06

    Deads w/ briefs(inzer max dl suit with straps down) and loose belt
    365x4(couldnt breathe)
    365x3 had to take a min breather almost visited blackout city switched to over/underx2
    Sumo w/ straps up and loose belt
    365x1

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    2x5 assisted

    45º Hypers
    #3bandx2x15

    Standing Cable Abs
    110x2x20

    Chest Supported Rows
    20+dbld #3bandx2x8

    Wide Grip Face Pulls
    200x2x8

    first time pulling in briefs today and let me tell you, i have a much greater respect for guys who pull in full gear. getting down to that bar is not fun, and i was only in single ply. breathing is not an option, especially when pulling for reps. then after i was done with that i decided to pull sumo for the first time ever. form was sloppy but the weight went up a lot easier when i was in a conventional stance.
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    Saturday 5/6/06

    Attempted Shirt Work
    315 off 4 board x 3 barely touching
    315 off 2 board x not even close

    3Board Comp Grip
    165+dbld#2sx2x5
    4Board Comp Grip
    135+dbld#3sx2x5

    Light Cardio
    Mowing the lawnx20min

    well attempted shirt work today and it was a disaster. neck kept choking me, couldnt get the weight even close to the 2 board, was just bad, so i ditched it and went for top end raw work.
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    Curious on the DL suit..

    Other then it being tight as hell, hard to breath, and hard to get down. how much of a weight jump are you able to make in it?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Poobah
    Curious on the DL suit..

    Other then it being tight as hell, hard to breath, and hard to get down. how much of a weight jump are you able to make in it?
    i honestly have no idea, 365x5 is easy for me suit or no suit, i'm working back up lightly, but i do know the weight flew up
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    Monday 5/8/06

    Squats w/ belt
    315x4
    295x5

    Pause Squats raw no belt
    225x2x5

    Kettlebell Swings(about a min or 2 break in between sets, just enough to catch my breath)
    2 arm in between legs, bent at the waist(i highly recommend these, they hit my hamstrings and lower back like crazy)
    35each handx6 wait 30sec x6
    2 arm outside legs
    35each handx5 wait 30 x5 wait 30 x5
    1 arm snatches(right to left no break in between switching hands)
    35x2x5

    Decline Abs
    45x8
    45x7

    Light Cardio
    30min

    Believe it or not this workout took me 2 hours before the cardio. i dropped the weight on squats because i'm really trying to work on sitting back a lot more. i have a problem with my shins going forward when i'm in the whole. also i tried something new on teh kettlebells today, the bent at waist was very nice going to keep that in and went through them all at a fast pace, the cardio i got from them was crazy, almost puked 2xs.
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    by shins moving forward in the hole, do you mean shins moving at all? my shins never go over my toes or anything, but move slightly forward no matter how far i sit back.
  

  
 

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