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Re: Adena gets strong!

#91 Postby lobsteriffic » Fri Jun 04, 2010 9:19 am

Good stuff!

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Re: Adena gets strong!

#92 Postby Adena » Fri Jun 04, 2010 10:16 am

Thanks guys! I was pretty stoked about that 205 deadlift!

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Re: Adena gets strong!

#93 Postby MaryStella » Sat Jun 05, 2010 5:46 pm

nice work!

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Re: Adena gets strong!

#94 Postby Adena » Mon Jun 07, 2010 10:16 am

Bench Day

Bench:

1x5x85
1x3x95
1x6x105 :o :D

I ate a lot of spaghetti today. Apparently, that's just what I needed.

Bench for volume:

1x12x65
4x10x65

Bench with bands:

3x10x45

Push-Ups:

3x10

Dips:

1x8
2x5

The only downside to this is, I weighed in at 136. So, I have to gain approximately five more pounds to lift five more pounds? Something about that doesn't seem quite right...

Ah well, squat day tonight, and then I'll begin Deload Week and try to fit in lots of cardio and healthy foods, and less nuts...We'll see how it goes!

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Re: Adena gets strong!

#95 Postby bronco » Mon Jun 07, 2010 1:19 pm

Good to see bench taking off, guess spagetthi was what was needed :) .

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Re: Adena gets strong!

#96 Postby Adena » Mon Jun 07, 2010 1:31 pm

bronco wrote:Good to see bench taking off, guess spagetthi was what was needed :) .


Haha!

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Re: Adena gets strong!

#97 Postby medman » Mon Jun 07, 2010 11:15 pm

Congrats on breaking 200 on the DL! You are amazing.

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Re: Adena gets strong!

#98 Postby Adena » Tue Jun 08, 2010 10:16 am

Squat Day

Squats:

1x5x140
1x3x160
1x1x175

I was hoping for a few more reps of that last set, but I just didn't have it in me. At least I tried and failed the second rep. I think it's due to my lazy weekend when I slept in and only ate twice a day.

Box Squats:

3x12x115

Lunges with 35 lb plate

Leg Press:

1x12x300
2x12x320

Leg Curl:

1x12x80
2x10x95

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Re: Adena gets strong!

#99 Postby Adena » Tue Jun 08, 2010 10:17 am

medman wrote:Congrats on breaking 200 on the DL! You are amazing.


Aw, thanks! I was definitely excited about that!

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Re: Adena gets strong!

#100 Postby Adena » Mon Jun 14, 2010 10:20 am

Deload Week

Deload week is when you intentionally lift about half of what you normally can, to give the ol' muscles a bit of a break.

SOHP:

1x5x30
1x5x40
1x5x45

Deadlift:

1x5x90
1x5x110
1x5x130

Bench:

1x5x45
1x5x55
1x5x65

Squat:

1x5x75
1x5x95
1x5x115

Plus, I did more cardio than usual. I managed to run outside a few times, between thunderstorms. Mostly I had to use the cardio equipment at the gym, though. Tonight I plan to do some HIIT after work, and then tomorrow, back to the old grind.

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Re: Adena gets strong!

#101 Postby lobsteriffic » Mon Jun 14, 2010 7:02 pm

Looking good! Awesome on the 105 bench!

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Re: Adena gets strong!

#102 Postby MaryStella » Mon Jun 14, 2010 7:44 pm

like the HIIT!

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Re: Adena gets strong!

#103 Postby Adena » Wed Jun 16, 2010 10:07 am

Standing Overhead Press Day

SOHP

1x5x50
1x5x55
1x6x65

BOR

1x12x75
1x10x85
2x8x85

One Arm DB Press with 20 lb dumbbell

Right: 1x16, 1x12, 1x10
Left: 1x12, 1x10, 1x8

Assisted Pull-Ups and Chin-Ups

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Re: Adena gets strong!

#104 Postby Adena » Thu Jun 17, 2010 10:08 am

Deadlift Day

Deadlift:

1x5x145
1x5x170
1x6x190

Good Mornings:

1x16x115
2x16x135

Rack Pulls:

1x10x135
3x1x225

I have actually never done rack pulls before, so I really didn't know what I was doing. I had the mistaken impression that they were easier than deadlifts, so you could do more weight than you usually deadlifted. Actually, they felt about the same. I think it was still useful for me to do some heavy singles, and just get used to feeling that heavy of a weight, hold it for a few seconds, and let it down. If anybody else has some useful insight here, feel free to comment!

Farmer's Walks with 45 lb plates

Plate pinches with 5 lb plates

Various planks

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Re: Adena gets strong!

#105 Postby lobsteriffic » Thu Jun 17, 2010 10:46 am

I really like rack pulls.


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