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Re: Shut up and Squat!

#481 Postby sosso » Wed Oct 28, 2009 7:21 pm

Hey mate, you're making great progress on this program! I think it's the best one I've tried so far.

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Re: Shut up and Squat!

#482 Postby xjohanx » Thu Oct 29, 2009 2:05 am

Yeah dude. Those "goals for next year" in your signature, you're pretty muched passed them right? At least the bench and deadlift 1RM must be higher...
A kind of discoquestion but do you build a lot of muscle on this program or is it more gains on the strength side?
cubby2112 wrote:When someone says you don't train "functionally," you should just punch them in the face. Ask them how "functional" of a movement that was.

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Re: Shut up and Squat!

#483 Postby xphilx » Thu Oct 29, 2009 3:23 am

sosso wrote:Hey mate, you're making great progress on this program! I think it's the best one I've tried so far.


thanks! and yeah, defenitely! ;)

xjohanx wrote:Yeah dude. Those "goals for next year" in your signature, you're pretty muched passed them right? At least the bench and deadlift 1RM must be higher...
A kind of discoquestion but do you build a lot of muscle on this program or is it more gains on the strength side?


i think you're right about the goals. although i'm not sure about the bench since i'm pretty weak at the 1RM area there.
i made some good progress in muscle growth, too. the first time ever i could watch my chest, shoulders and triceps grow. but it's not a bodybuilding program and so the main gains are on the strength side.
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Re: Shut up and Squat!

#484 Postby xjohanx » Thu Oct 29, 2009 3:37 am

Okay. I don't think I could do squatting 3 times a week because I'm sore for like 4-5 days after doing 5 sets. However I'm thinking about doing more of strength training but I need size on my chicken legs. I'm having a hard time making them grow.
cubby2112 wrote:When someone says you don't train "functionally," you should just punch them in the face. Ask them how "functional" of a movement that was.

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Re: Shut up and Squat!

#485 Postby sosso » Thu Oct 29, 2009 4:42 am

At first, squatting three times each week is tough and you get sore, but after a while you get used to it. You just have to push through it and learn to love the pain haha..

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Re: Shut up and Squat!

#486 Postby xphilx » Thu Oct 29, 2009 7:06 am

squatting three times a week is really not as hard as you think. in fact you do only two heavy sets at all, at first sight it looks harder than it is. it could be that you have to squat once or maybe twice while being sore but your body gets used to it quick.
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Re: Shut up and Squat!

#487 Postby xphilx » Sat Oct 31, 2009 7:06 pm

Squats
60x5
80x5
100x5
110x5
125x3
130x1 (PB)
135x1 (PB)
100x8

Bench Press
40x5
60x5
70x5
80x5
95x3
70x8

Pull-Ups
2x8

Additional Exercises
Pushdowns
45x10, 45x10, 45x8
Incline Dumbbell Hammer-Curls (PITT)
18x10
16x15

+ rotator cuff


pretty nice!
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Re: Shut up and Squat!

#488 Postby ralst » Sat Oct 31, 2009 10:56 pm

Nice work on the squats!
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Re: Shut up and Squat!

#489 Postby xjohanx » Sun Nov 01, 2009 5:06 am

Congrats on the PB!
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Re: Shut up and Squat!

#490 Postby xphilx » Sun Nov 01, 2009 6:35 am

thanks to both of you guys! :)
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Re: Shut up and Squat!

#491 Postby VeganEssentials » Sun Nov 01, 2009 3:10 pm

Congrats on the PRs!
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Re: Shut up and Squat!

#492 Postby sosso » Sun Nov 01, 2009 5:57 pm

Great work with the squats man! You're going really well lately. Keep it up!

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Re: Shut up and Squat!

#493 Postby xphilx » Mon Nov 02, 2009 6:00 am

thanks guys! :D
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Re: Shut up and Squat!

#494 Postby bronco » Mon Nov 02, 2009 6:45 am

Solid squatting :D !

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Re: Shut up and Squat!

#495 Postby xphilx » Mon Nov 02, 2009 7:49 am

thanks man! i didn't even know that you're active on this board until now. cool to see you here, checking out my log. :)
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“It's a great excuse to wear a big ass belt that makes you look less fat.”

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