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 Post subject: Re: My Stronglift 5x5 LOG
PostPosted: Sun Dec 02, 2012 8:22 pm 
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Good work matey, keep it up. Train smart and train hard :D

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 Post subject: Re: My Stronglift 5x5 LOG
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WEEK 7 WORKOUT #17 A

Decline Crunches
3x10

SQUATS
Bar x 10 ,8 x10kg, 5x30kg
5x5x67kg

BENCH PRESS
Bar x 10 , 8x27kg , 8x37kg
5 x 5 x 47kg

BARBELL ROWS
5 x 5 x 47kg

Dips
Bodyweight 7, Assisted 1x10

As soon as i finished Squats i felt like i should pack up and go home lol , having 25kgs each side definitely felt good but exhausting.
I really need to up my calorie intake and try something for a better recovery now as every workout is a new challenge as i have crossed my previous max in almost all the lifts . Every time i will be lifting now i will be aiming to lift more than i ever did previously , will put up some pics today .


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 Post subject: Re: My Stronglift 5x5 LOG
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The one on left is dated 8th Nov 2012
The one on right is dated 28th Nov 2012


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 Post subject: Re: My Stronglift 5x5 LOG
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Hey man! That's some good visible progress in your back :D I'm glad the training is working well for you mate.
So you have new maxes now then :p you'll have to post in the strength table mate, it gets updated every week or so, so you can post when you reach a new man, keep it up man I'm stoked for you! :)
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 Post subject: Re: My Stronglift 5x5 LOG
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Oh and up the calories man! Do you have protein powder? I use it first thing in the morning to add to what I have for breakfast, a shake with my post workout meal and a small one just before bed. Its definitely for convinience, you get in those extra calories of protein and where its a liquid your body absorbs it quicker and easier :)

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 Post subject: Re: My Stronglift 5x5 LOG
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doing well mate, look much leaner and bigger, in a short amount of time too!

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Oh and up the calories man! Do you have protein powder? I use it first thing in the morning to add to what I have for breakfast, a shake with my post workout meal and a small one just before bed. Its definitely for convinience, you get in those extra calories of protein and where its a liquid your body absorbs it quicker and easier :)


I was not taking any as of yet as they are way to expensive here in India , almost twice the price i see on Bodybuilding.com . But i have a cousin coming in from Dubai sometime this month so i will ask him to get a 5lbs jar of ON Gold Standard or something similar . That should keep me primed for the next month or so .
As of now i am taking in around 2200-2400 Calories . 100-110gms Protein , 200gms CArbs and 70-80gms FAt .


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doing well mate, look much leaner and bigger, in a short amount of time too!


Thanks mate the back does seem coming off well with all the Deadlifts and Rows but i am yet to see similar improvement in Chest as that has always been a very weak area for me . Good thing i am finally able to do Body weight dips and i am trying to do them every time i bench just to get that extra stretch .


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 Post subject: Re: My Stronglift 5x5 LOG
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dips are one of the best exercises for chest, dumbell pullovers i used to like too, get a good stretch on them also! keep hammering the chest and it will come! :D

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 Post subject: Re: My Stronglift 5x5 LOG
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dips are one of the best exercises for chest, dumbell pullovers i used to like too, get a good stretch on them also! keep hammering the chest and it will come! :D

Make sure they're wide grip dips which will hit the chest really effectively :)

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 Post subject: Re: My Stronglift 5x5 LOG
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Mini Forklift Ⓥ wrote:
mrbear666 wrote:
dips are one of the best exercises for chest, dumbell pullovers i used to like too, get a good stretch on them also! keep hammering the chest and it will come! :D

Make sure they're wide grip dips which will hit the chest really effectively :)

agreed! the narrower the grip the more your isolating your triceps, you get a really nice stretch with the wide grip

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 Post subject: Re: My Stronglift 5x5 LOG
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Mini Forklift Ⓥ wrote:
mrbear666 wrote:
dips are one of the best exercises for chest, dumbell pullovers i used to like too, get a good stretch on them also! keep hammering the chest and it will come! :D

Make sure they're wide grip dips which will hit the chest really effectively :)

agreed! the narrower the grip the more your isolating your triceps, you get a really nice stretch with the wide grip

Also, check your torso angle on the dips. If your torso is vertical, more of the work will be done with shoulders and arms. If you have a good lean to it then you'll start to work the chest more.

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 Post subject: Re: My Stronglift 5x5 LOG
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WEEK7 WORKOUT #18 B

SQUATS
Bar x 10 ,8 x 27kg, 5x47kg
5x5x69.5kg

Overhead Press
Bar x 10
1x5x22 kgs
1x5x27kgs
5x5 x 34.5 kg

Deadlift
1x5x47 kgs
1x5x82 kgs

Assisted Chin Ups - 3x5

Okay so the workout was okay , i was a little overwhelmed when i saw the weight on the squat rack , but i just managed to pull out all the reps without any assistance .

OHP was okay , i know its a weak area and i tried some techniques discussed earlier and push pressed last few reps on some sets , but completed my 5x5 .

Deadlift welll this was a little surpirse , i packed on around 82kgs thats like 3 kgs more than my bw and in my first attempt i couldn't lift the weight i underestimated a little bit but after that i did manage all my 5 reps . I really need to get a form checked done now that the weight is heavy , a deadlift video next week .

I aim to eat 2700-2800 Calories today lets see if i can get there by end of the day .


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 Post subject: Re: My Stronglift 5x5 LOG
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Good work, nice gains with your strength.

Always lift what you feel you are capable of, not worth getting injured taking risks. Keep up the solid effort! MF

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 Post subject: Re: My Stronglift 5x5 LOG
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your overhead press is really good mate! it's by far my weakest lift but I still really enjoy it :) looking forward to seeing your deadlift video mate! hope everythings cool in delhi :)

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