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 Post subject: Re: Chris' Training Stuff
PostPosted: Tue Feb 23, 2010 5:25 pm 
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Thursday - Back

Friday morning - Arms

Friday afternoon, got tattooed again - so no upper body for a while

Tuesday

Abs - weighted and bodyweight stuff, lower back

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 Post subject: Re: Chris' Training Stuff
PostPosted: Tue Mar 02, 2010 4:29 pm 
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Thursday - Abs

Friday - Chest
Incline Dumbbell Bench, Machine Chest Press, Cable Crossovers, Low Pull Cable Cross overs

Saturday - Arms
Barbell curls, Rope Curls, Twisting dumbbell curls with reversed negatives, Rope Extensions ss Rope Push Downs, Dips, 1 arm push downs

Sunday - Rest

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 Post subject: Re: Chris' Training Stuff
PostPosted: Tue Mar 02, 2010 4:32 pm 
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Hack Squats
1 x 10 x 120kg
1 x 8 x 160kg
1 x 5 x 180kg
1 x 55 x 180kg

1 leg at a time Leg Extensions
3 x 10

Hamstring Curls
3 x 10

Calf Machine
4 x 20

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 Post subject: Re: Chris' Training Stuff
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Bench
1 x 8 x 100kg
1 x 8 x 110kg
1 x 3 x 115kg

Incline Flyes
1 x 10 x 27.5kg
1 x 10 x 27.5kg
1 x 10 x 27.5kg

Floor Press
1 x 12 x 60kg
1 x 10 x 80kg
1 x 10 x 80kg

1 arm Tricep Extensions
1 x 10
1 x 10
1 x 10

Rope Extensions SS Rope Push Downs
1 x 10 ss 1 x 10
1 x 10 ss 1 x 10
1 x 10 ss 1 x 10

Reverse Grip 1 arm push downs
1 x 10
1 x 10
1 x 10

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 Post subject: Re: Chris' Training Stuff
PostPosted: Wed Mar 03, 2010 6:34 pm 
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Wednesday
Pull Ups
3 x Max

1 arm Seated Row
1 x 10
1 x 10
1 x 10

Close Reverse Grip Lat Pull Downs
1 x 8 x 90kg
1 x 10 x 90kg
1 x 9 x 90kg

Hammer Curls
1 x 10 x 25kg
1 x 10 x 25kg
1 x 10 x 25kg

Standing Bicep Cable Curls
1 x 10
1 x 10
1 x 10

Rope Curls
1 x 10
1 x 10
1 x 10

Narrow Grip Barbell Curls
1 x 12 x 25kg
1 x 12 x 25kg
1 x 12 x 25kg

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 Post subject: Re: Chris' Training Stuff
PostPosted: Mon Jan 16, 2012 12:23 am 
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Ha, been a while!
Still training but spent the last 18 months rehabing a shoulder!
AC, Rotator cuff and nerve impingement... No Bench for over a year
I sneakily tried the other day and can still do a set of 10 at 100kgs...
Lots of Kettle bell, and cable rehab stuff.
Lots of back and stabilizers to control traps, lat and chest which were contributing to shoulder issues
Seeing an Exercise physiologist which really has changed how I lift, posture etc

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 Post subject: Re: Chris' Training Stuff
PostPosted: Mon Jan 16, 2012 12:27 am 
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I have a huge smile on my face!!!!!

Let me be the first to say, Welcome back!

So great to see you online, Chris! It has been a while and I'm so pleased to see your name here.

Hope the shoulder gets better soon. We've got to catch up one of these days. You're one of my all time favorite people I've met in person from this community.

All the very best!

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 Post subject: Re: Chris' Training Stuff
PostPosted: Tue Jan 17, 2012 12:18 am 
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Aw Thanks RC!
Was lurking around from time to time, just not posting

Workout these days pretty much looks like this

Shoulder warm up - rotator cuffs etc
High Pull Rows 3 x 12
Standard Rows 3 x 12
Kettlebell Renengade Row 3 x 12 x 28kg
Reverse Flyes 3 x 10 x 15kg
Silly Cable punches for chest (Not supposed to do real chest stuff on instruction from physio and exercise physiologist)
Shoulder press rehab style, palms facing keeping elbows in etc...
Rope Extensions SS Rope Pushdowns
Flat Bar Pushdowns
1 arm pushdowns
Dumbbell 21s 3 x (1 x 7 x 20kg SS 1 x 7 x 15kg SS 1 x7 x 10kg)
Concentration Curls 3 x 10 x 17.5kg
Been cycling to and from work so leg workout tends to be
Squats on upside down bosu 3 x 12
1 leg at a time leg extensions
hamstring curls
Sometimes squats although shoulder doesn't like putting my arm in the right position for squats...

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 Post subject: Re: Chris' Training Stuff
PostPosted: Wed Jan 18, 2012 4:03 am 
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Nice!

I think the first and only time I've ever done 21's is with you in Oregon. Perhaps I'll bring em back one of these days. Get that sydneyvegan influence in on my training as I also come back from injuries.

Hope you're having a great summer! A little cold and wet here but moving to Texas in a couple of weeks near the gulf of Mexico so it should be a bit nicer :)

Have a great one. Awesome to see you back! Been keep tabs on you on Facebook every now and then. Wishing you a speedy and full recovery and an awesome rest of the summer!

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 Post subject: Re: Chris' Training Stuff
PostPosted: Tue Oct 16, 2012 1:01 am 
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Wow I really don't post much these days, lol.
Well shoulder is feeling better than it has in a long time, so pretty stoked about that. Still lifting of course... guess you could say I'm lifting smarter these days
Still getting in about 4 gym sessions a week, mixed in with Mountain biking and Hockey (field)
I'll post a few workouts when I get the chance...

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 Post subject: Re: Chris' Training Stuff
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Chris, keep sharing here man. People miss reading your journal.

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 Post subject: Re: Chris' Training Stuff
PostPosted: Fri Jul 19, 2013 12:43 am 
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Being doing a weird split lately which is
Day 1 Chest and Back
Day 2 Arms and Legs
So my week looks like this
Monday - Field hockey training
Tuesday - Day 1
Wednesday - Day 2
Thursday - Day 1
Friday Day - 2, plus stabilizers
Saturday - Hockey game
Sunday - Rest
Been struggling with motivation lately as the injuries have kept flaring up (Legacy of Rugby)
So lately been working hard on my Adductors and Quads etc to overcome Patellar Subluxation
Feels like I've turned a corner and some great advice from an Exercise physiologist is keeping me together.
Anyway here is last nights workout Only managed 2 visit to the gym so far this week as I pinched a Nerve at L3 at hockey on the weekend :( (I knew I shouldn't have twisted like that!)
I've been wearing a TENS most of this week (Figured legs probably wasn't a great idea) so just did arms
3 x 8 Tricep Extensions SS Tricep Push downs
3 x 8 Flat Bar Push downs
3 x 8 sets 1 arm Tricep Push down Hammer Motion
3 Sets of body weigh dips
3 x 10 Rope Curls
3 x 21 Dumbell 21s (7x 17.5kg SS 7 x 15g SS 7 x 10kg)
Then lots of Stretching, cobras etc

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Nice journal Chris, good to have you back posting. You have great consistency to your training.

What was the tat you got done?

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 Post subject: Re: Chris' Training Stuff
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Mini Forklift Ⓥ wrote:
Nice journal Chris, good to have you back posting. You have great consistency to your training.

What was the tat you got done?


Latest was finishing off Sleeves, lots of water, flowers, fish, crane etc
Start on my legs now, Although that will take a while, as Tattooist I want to do a large piece on my left leg in in New Zealand.

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 Post subject: Re: Chris' Training Stuff
PostPosted: Sun Jul 21, 2013 9:27 pm 
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Friday's workout was a bit of this and that
Plate Loaded Chest Press (Used Machine as my back is still a bit iffy, and easier to control issues on a machine etc)
Warm up
1 x 10 x 100kg
1 x 8 x 120
1 x 8 x 120
1 x 6 x 130
1 x 10 x 80
1 x 10 x 40

Rope Seated Rows
1 x 10
1 x 10
1 x 10

Reverse Flyes (laying down version to target Rhomboids)
1 x 10 x 15kg
1 x 10 x 15kg
1 x 10 x 15kg

Close Grip Lat Pull Downs (Nice and slow on the way back up)
1 x 10 x 75kg
1 x 10 x 75kg
1 x 10 x 75kg

Seated Row
1 x 10
1 x 10
1 x 10

Dumbell Pullovers (Nice and slow, trying to hit Serratus Anteriors a bit)
1 x 10 x 25kg
1 x 10 x 25kg
1 x 10 x 25kg

Body weight Bosu Squats
1 x 16
1 x 16
1 x 16

1 leg at a time Leg Extension
1 x 10
1 x 10
1 x 10
1 x 10

Adductor Machine
1 x 10
1 x 10
1 x 10
1 x 10

Abbuctor Machine
1 x 10
1 x 10
1 x 10
1 x 10

Stretches and roller etc
Roller for Hip flexors was particularly painful today... Still helped iron out the tightness

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