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 Post subject: Re: Muscles here I come! Lobsteriffic's Log
PostPosted: Fri Jun 03, 2011 8:00 pm 
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Meant for a 5K TT this AM, but there was some craziness at work and I had to go in super early, which seems to be the norm these days. Need to reschedule some things to make time for myself moving forward.

06/03/11:

Bench Day - Wave A

Bench:
1x5x55
1x5x65
1x3x75
1x5x85
1x3x95 (ugh, was supposed to hit at least 5 reps here)

Incline DB Bench:
4x8x25
1x6x25

Incline Push-ups:
2x8

Assisted Pull-ups (80 lbs assistance):
5
5
3

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 Post subject: Re: Muscles here I come! Lobsteriffic's Log
PostPosted: Mon Jun 06, 2011 2:50 pm 
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Really been having scheduling difficulties lately. Ugh.

06/06/11:

Squat Day - Wave A

Squats:
1x5x75
1x5x85
1x3x105
1x5x115
1x5x125
1x5x145

Front squats:
1x3x75 (too heavy)
4x8x65

Goblet squats:
3x10x35

Assisted chins (50 lbs):
3
3
2

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 Post subject: Re: Muscles here I come! Lobsteriffic's Log
PostPosted: Tue Jun 07, 2011 8:50 pm 
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06/07/11:

6 x 0.25 mile sprints, 2 min. rest between

#1 - 1:59
#2 - 1:50
#3 - 1:50
#4 - 1:54
#5 - 1:51
#6 - 1:53

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 Post subject: Re: Muscles here I come! Lobsteriffic's Log
PostPosted: Wed Jun 08, 2011 3:50 pm 
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06/08/11:

OHP Day - Wave B

OHP:
2x5x55
1x3x55
1x3x65
2x3x75

Push Press:
3x6x65
1x3x75
1x1x75 (FAIL)

Assisted Pull Ups (80lbs):
8
6
5

Farmer Walker (with 50lb DBs):
3 sets

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 Post subject: Re: Muscles here I come! Lobsteriffic's Log
PostPosted: Wed Jun 08, 2011 3:57 pm 
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What is different about the way you do your OHP and your Push Press? I think of them as the same exercise. Do you do them with your knees locked?

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 Post subject: Re: Muscles here I come! Lobsteriffic's Log
PostPosted: Wed Jun 08, 2011 5:24 pm 
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OHP:



Push Press:



Legs don't move in OHP, or at least not the way I was taught to do them.

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 Post subject: Re: Muscles here I come! Lobsteriffic's Log
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Ok I see what's going on. The second video "push press" we call "push jerk". And the OHP we would call "push press". :mrgreen:

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 Post subject: Re: Muscles here I come! Lobsteriffic's Log
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All this crazy lingo! I think OHP and military press are the same thing too.

I've always wondered what a push jerk was, but I was too lazy to google it, good to know!

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 Post subject: Re: Muscles here I come! Lobsteriffic's Log
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lobsteriffic wrote:
All this crazy lingo!


Yeah really. :lol:

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 Post subject: Re: Muscles here I come! Lobsteriffic's Log
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06/09/11:

Hill repeats (7% grade on treadmill) - 4 x 0.5 miles

I forgot my Garmin so I don't have times but they were NOT very speedy! The last repeat I ran 4.7 mph the whole way, which is pretty slow. But I was really tuckered out!

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 Post subject: Re: Muscles here I come! Lobsteriffic's Log
PostPosted: Fri Jun 17, 2011 10:01 am 
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Ack fell behind in my journal again.

06/10/11:

Deadlift Day - Wave B

Deadlifts:
1x5x75
1x5x95
1x3x115
1x3x135
1x3x145
1x3x155

Was running way behind, had to hightail it back to work.

Then I missed a bunch of days due to life stuff.

06/15/11:

Bench & Squat Day - Wave B (had to combine the two due to time constraints this week)

Squat:
1x5x75
1x5x85
1x3x105
1x3x115
1x3x135
1x4x145

Front Squat:
2x8x65
1x8x75

Bench:
1x5x55
1x5x65
2x3x75
1x3x85
1x1x95 (FAIL..was supposed to hit 3 reps)

Incline push-ups:
3 sets of 6

Assisted Chins (60 lbs assistance):
6
4
3

06/16/11:

3x1 mile repeats, 5 min rest

#1 - 8:56
#2 - 8:42
#3 - 8:57

Not super impressed with those times. Oh well.

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 Post subject: Re: Muscles here I come! Lobsteriffic's Log
PostPosted: Fri Jun 17, 2011 11:03 am 
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Ah, life stuff. I hope you're doing ok. That's usually my reason why I can't seem to fit in four days of strength training each week!


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 Post subject: Re: Muscles here I come! Lobsteriffic's Log
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Just had a couple of crazy busy days at work. Life always gets hectic at the end of the business quarter. But other times it quiets down so I can't complain too much.

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 Post subject: Re: Muscles here I come! Lobsteriffic's Log
PostPosted: Fri Jun 17, 2011 5:14 pm 
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lobsteriffic wrote:


Not super impressed with those times. Oh well.


I would think the impressive part is that they are so close together. You didn't lag off towards the end. If I did it, my 3rd time would have been a lot longer than the first. Yours were all very close to each other.

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 Post subject: Re: Muscles here I come! Lobsteriffic's Log
PostPosted: Fri Jun 17, 2011 5:17 pm 
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That's a good point Rob! I'm probably never going to be a super quick runner, but I'm a heck of a lot faster than I used to be. I remember when 10 minute miles seemed really fast to me.

06/17/11:

AM:
3x7 min, 3 min rest

#1 - 0.82 miles
#2 - 0.78 miles
#3 - 0.82 miles

Still not super speedy, but a better pace than yesterday.

PM:
OHP Day - Wave C

OHP:
2x5x55
1x3x55
1x5x65
1x3x75
1x1x85 (PR!)

Was going to do some push presses after this, but that 1x85 totally killed my front delts and there was no way that was happening.

Assisted Pullups (70 lbs):
4
3
2

Farmer Walks:
2 sets with 50 lb db's

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