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 Post subject: Re: My Stronglift 5x5 LOG
PostPosted: Mon Dec 31, 2012 9:05 am 
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Hi, I have read all your log and your progress are really impressive, particularly in december !

I have grip problem too, and I train it with shrug and farmer's walk. Maybe you can try it...

I will continue to follow your log. Nice work ! ;)


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 Post subject: Re: My Stronglift 5x5 LOG
PostPosted: Mon Dec 31, 2012 10:45 am 
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Mika wrote:
Hi, I have read all your log and your progress are really impressive, particularly in december !

I have grip problem too, and I train it with shrug and farmer's walk. Maybe you can try it...

I will continue to follow your log. Nice work ! ;)



Thank you so much for the appreciation , December has been a little slow as you can see from the dates i am not getting chance to workout regularly but even i am happy with all my lifts i guess because of the extended rest between workouts i have been able to get to new PR's continuously without stalling as of yet .

You are most welcome to check in and chat

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 Post subject: Re: My Stronglift 5x5 LOG
PostPosted: Tue Jan 01, 2013 3:59 pm 
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For grip I do things like walking on the treadmill holding dumbbells (10mins at a time), bar holds/hangs and Farmers Walks.

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 Post subject: Re: My Stronglift 5x5 LOG
PostPosted: Wed Jan 02, 2013 6:40 am 
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02/01/13
WEEK 11 WORKOUT #25 A

SQUATS

10XBar
8x37kgs
5x57kgs
5x67kgs

3x5x80 kgs

I had to use the help of Spot towards the end of last 2 sets so i am thinking i will work out again with the same weight next time .

BENCH PRESS

10xBar
10x37kgs
8x47kgs

5x5x 59.5kgs

Again i needed spot to help me get through the last few reps towards the end of the workout so i will repeat this weight next time as well .

Pendlay Rows i will do next workout .


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 Post subject: Re: My Stronglift 5x5 LOG
PostPosted: Wed Jan 02, 2013 7:17 am 
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5x5 at almost 60Kg is really strong mate! I'm so impressed with your progress :) how much longer are you following stronglifts for? any plans for what you'll train with after you finish?

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 Post subject: Re: My Stronglift 5x5 LOG
PostPosted: Wed Jan 02, 2013 8:06 am 
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vegan_rossco wrote:
5x5 at almost 60Kg is really strong mate! I'm so impressed with your progress :) how much longer are you following stronglifts for? any plans for what you'll train with after you finish?


Yeah man even i get surprised that i managed to get this far in terms of strength , unfortunately it hasn't shown much in terms of aesthetics and my slower metabolism isn't helping much to get rid of flab from around the stomach .

I will still continue this program till i increase around 15 kgs more in all lifts maybe then i'l switch to something similar . I am still looking forward to your progress on 5/3/1 and maybe will take help from MF once done with this .


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 Post subject: Re: My Stronglift 5x5 LOG
PostPosted: Wed Jan 02, 2013 6:46 pm 
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I agree with VR, you're making some really good progress. Fast as well!

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 Post subject: Re: My Stronglift 5x5 LOG
PostPosted: Wed Jan 02, 2013 6:47 pm 
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Just saw your final comment - abolutely. Please feel free to ask for help at any time. That's what I'm here for MF.

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 Post subject: Re: My Stronglift 5x5 LOG
PostPosted: Thu Jan 03, 2013 6:51 am 
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Yes mate i am sure i can always bank on your advice so i am just trying to get done with Stronglifts while i am still gaining to a decent level and from there i would like to work on building more of Aesthetics so as soon as i am done with this i am Spamming your Inbox with my queries ...haha


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 Post subject: Re: My Stronglift 5x5 LOG
PostPosted: Sat Jan 05, 2013 1:26 am 
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WEEK 11 WORKOUT #26 B

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8x27kgs
5x47kgs
5x67kgs

1x5x79.5kgs

OHP

10xBar
10x25kgs
05x30kgs

5x5x42.5 kgs

DEADLIFT

5x37kgs
5x67kgs
3x87kgs

1x5x97kgs PB

Felt real good on that last set , a little shaky once i finished the set from the exertion but totally worth it .


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 Post subject: Re: My Stronglift 5x5 LOG
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well done on the pb mate! you still enjoying the training?

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 Post subject: Re: My Stronglift 5x5 LOG
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mrbear666 wrote:
well done on the pb mate! you still enjoying the training?



Hey mate , well i am enjoying training except for Squat , i am loving the progress with Bench and Deads but Squats are getting hard .
Also i am missing a workout partner i'd have progressed even better only if i had someone to do this workout with plus i am always little scared going under such a heavy bar lol

I am thinking of switching something up but need something very well laid out and simple like the stronglifts only .


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 Post subject: Re: My Stronglift 5x5 LOG
PostPosted: Mon Jan 07, 2013 12:17 pm 
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Instead of gym yesterday i spent my day out in field with my colleagues on a company get together . The entire day was spent playing Soccer , Volley Ball and Cricket .
My legs are still sore from so much sport in one day and i can feel the stretch in my abs as well . But i really loved playing outdoors after a looong time .


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 Post subject: Re: My Stronglift 5x5 LOG
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captfit wrote:
mrbear666 wrote:
well done on the pb mate! you still enjoying the training?



Hey mate , well i am enjoying training except for Squat , i am loving the progress with Bench and Deads but Squats are getting hard .
Also i am missing a workout partner i'd have progressed even better only if i had someone to do this workout with plus i am always little scared going under such a heavy bar lol

I am thinking of switching something up but need something very well laid out and simple like the stronglifts only .



i see where your coming from pal, i dont have a spotter and it can be a pain doin stuff like benches sometimes.............you dont feel like designing your own program mate?

sounds like fun doing all the sport! its nice to get outside and do something different isnt it? i bet the weather was nice with you also?


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 Post subject: Re: My Stronglift 5x5 LOG
PostPosted: Wed Jan 09, 2013 1:58 am 
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Shittiest workout ever , went to gym just on a cup of coffee barely finished my 3rd Set of Bench Press when my body kinda gave up , i wonder now was this because of empty stomach or what but felt really bad . Just gave up in between instead of pushing without any strength . I plan on eating like crazy today and get back to gym tomorrow morning hopefully it works out better.

I have ordered some protein and creatine from ON , hopefully should get them by weekend and start with it from Monday . Any tips on how to go about using them to maximize the result from the supplements ? This is my first time so some guidance will really help .

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