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PostPosted: Sun May 31, 2009 4:56 pm 
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Looking good so far! :)

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 Post subject: Re: xCx - Strength training log
PostPosted: Sun Jun 07, 2009 5:44 pm 
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It's been one of those weeks again. Exams have been taking almost all of my time and this week i had to write a 40 page assay on ethics, so basically I've just been sitting on my couch reading and writing days on end.

So, what am I going to do now you ask? fucking sleep, that's what!! I'm so mentally exhausted that I can hardly focus on updating my log :wink: Nighty night!

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 Post subject: Re: xCx - Strength training log
PostPosted: Mon Jun 08, 2009 12:13 pm 
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Monday (A) - 08/07-09

I took a maintenance day today. Lack of sleep for the last couple of days has made me quite sluggish. Will add weight next time.

Squat
Warm up sets: 5x20kg - 5x40kg - 5x60kg - 5x80kg - 3x90kg - 2x105kg
3x5 110kg

Bench press
Warm up sets: 5x20kg - 5x30kg - 5x40kg - 3x50kg - 2x65kg
3x5 72,5kg

Deadlift
Warm up sets: 5x60kg - 5x70kg - 5x80kg - 5x90kg - 5x100kg - 3x110kg - 2x120kg
1x5 140kg (While deadlifting I started feeling really good, so despite having a maintenance day I though, why the hell not add some more weight? Threw on another 10kg and they just went up nice and smooth, which felt nice, haha)

Pull-ups
10x3

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 Post subject: Re: xCx - Strength training log
PostPosted: Fri Jun 12, 2009 7:03 pm 
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Friday (B) 12/7-09

Squat
Warm up sets: 5x20kg - 5x40kg - 5x60kg - 5x80kg - 3x90kg - 2x100kg
3x5 113kg

OH press
Warm up sets: 5x20kg - 5x30kg - 5x40kg - 3x50kg
3x5 63kg

Power cleans
5x3 70kg

Chin-ups
10x3

Also, the weather is finally clearing up here i rainy Denmark, so I've been skating 3-4 hours a day this week :)

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Congrats on the consistency!

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 Post subject: Re: xCx - Strength training log
PostPosted: Sun Jun 14, 2009 11:27 am 
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Sunday (A) - 14/07-09

Squat
No squatting today :x For some weird reason the squat rack has disappeared :shock: Gonna talk to the guy who manages the place tomorrow..

Bench press
Warm up sets: 5x20kg - 5x30kg - 5x40kg - 3x50kg - 2x65kg
3x5 72,5kg

Deadlift
Warm up sets: 5x60kg - 5x70kg - 5x80kg - 5x90kg - 5x100kg - 3x110kg - 2x120kg - 2x130kg
2x5 140kg (threw in an extra set now that I couldn't squat)

Pull-ups
3x6

Weighted Sit-ups
3x10 - 20kg (Also threw in these because I felt that my abs got no work today)

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 Post subject: Re: xCx - Strength training log
PostPosted: Mon Jun 15, 2009 5:30 pm 
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The mystery of the missing squat rack have been solved. Apparently someone fell and busted his ass using the rack and our gym manager deemed it to dangerous for our gym, so the genius sold it :shock:

I'm speechles.. Who the hell sells a rack just because some meathead can't handle his weights!?! Christ! So now I'm on the lookout for a new place to work out..

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 Post subject: Re: xCx - Strength training log
PostPosted: Wed Jun 17, 2009 8:01 am 
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xCx wrote:
The mystery of the missing squat rack have been solved. Apparently someone fell and busted his ass using the rack and our gym manager deemed it to dangerous for our gym, so the genius sold it :shock:

I'm speechles.. Who the hell sells a rack just because some meathead can't handle his weights!?! Christ! So now I'm on the lookout for a new place to work out..


lmao. What a goof! Both of them. You ever thought of buying equipment for home?

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PostPosted: Wed Jun 17, 2009 1:27 pm 
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lmao. What a goof! Both of them. You ever thought of buying equipment for home?


I'd love to have my own rack and equipment, but I just don't have the space to fit it anywhere in my apartment :?

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PostPosted: Wed Jun 17, 2009 2:26 pm 
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xCx wrote:
I'd love to have my own rack and equipment, but I just don't have the space to fit it anywhere in my apartment :?


Ah that blows, i'm lucky, got the biggest room in the house.

That's some serious weight/reps on the Squats you had going. I'm looking forward to squatting my own bodyweight for 5x5 that's my first mini-goal. Hope you find somewhere soon so you can keep building on them!

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 Post subject: Re: xCx - Strength training log
PostPosted: Sun Jun 21, 2009 10:53 am 
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Friday (B) 19/7-09

Squat
Warm up sets: 5x20kg - 5x40kg - 5x60kg - 5x80kg - 3x90kg - 2x100kg
3x5 113kg (found a way to squat.. Found two boxes that is just the right hight for me to get under the bar and squat it from a dead stop.. The first rep is hard as fuck, but it's better than not doing squats at all :) I'll stay at the current weight until i find a new gym)

OH press
Warm up sets: 5x20kg - 5x30kg - 5x40kg - 3x50kg
x4 - x4 - x3 65kg (failed my OHPs, but I'll get em' eventually)

Power cleans
3x5 70kg

Chin-ups
3x6

Weighted Sit-ups
3x10 (20kg) I like these so much that I'm gonna add em' for a while ;)

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 Post subject: Re: xCx - Strength training log
PostPosted: Sun Jun 21, 2009 10:57 am 
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Sunday (A) - 21/07-09

Squat
Warm up sets: 5x20kg - 5x40kg - 5x60kg - 5x80kg - 3x90kg - 2x105kg
3x5 113kg

Bench press
Warm up sets: 5x20kg - 5x30kg - 5x40kg - 3x50kg - 2x65kg
3x5 72,5kg

Deadlift
Warm up sets: 5x60kg - 5x70kg - 5x80kg - 5x90kg - 5x100kg - 3x110kg - 2x120kg - 2x130kg
2x5 140kg

Pull-ups
3x6

Weighted Sit-ups
x10 - x8 - x7 (25kg)

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PostPosted: Sun Jun 21, 2009 1:40 pm 
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xCx wrote:
(found a way to squat.. Found two boxes that is just the right hight for me to under the bar and squat it from a dead stop.. The first rep is hard as fuck, but it's better than not doing squats at all :) I'll stay at the current weight until i find a new gym)


Shit, starting from a dead stop. Hardcore :D Before I got my rack, I had the bar sitting on top of 2 chairs....I couldn't budge it. Had to clean/press it to get it on my shoulders (which was harder than the actual squats :lol: )

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 Post subject: Re: xCx - Strength training log
PostPosted: Tue Jun 30, 2009 5:14 am 
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So, I've been taking some time off from my old gym.. The manager there just kept pissing me off and nagging me about how squatting free weights wasn't allowed, so for the sake of not arguing or punching the guy I joined a new gym.

The new gym is pretty cool. It's got everything i need. Also, i met another vegan guy there, which is pretty rare here in Denmark, haha. So right now I'm really motivated and ready to hit the weights hard!

I decided to stay at my current weights for my first workout at the new gym. Had to get a feel of the place and get comfortable with the new equipment.

Monday (B) 29/6-09

Squat
Warm up sets: 5x20kg - 5x40kg - 5x60kg - 5x80kg - 3x90kg - 2x100kg
3x5 113kg

OH press
Warm up sets: 5x20kg - 5x30kg - 5x40kg - 3x50kg
3x5 63kg OHPs were really hard today. Gonna stay at this weight till they go up more smoothly

Power cleans
3x5 70kg The new place has bumper plates, so i got to throw the bar to the ground instead of catching it on my thighs, which was quite pleasing

Chin-ups
3x6

Weighted Sit-ups
3x10 (25kg)

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 Post subject: Re: xCx - Strength training log
PostPosted: Tue Jun 30, 2009 9:03 am 
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The new gym sounds great! :D

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