Road to a RAW 500+ Deadlift / 300+ Bench / 400+ Squat

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Re: Road to a RAW 500+ Deadlift / 300+ Bench / 400+ Squat

#421 Postby MattSxvx » Sat Mar 09, 2013 3:03 am

Raw DL 500 lbs three days ago. Back is still sore.

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Re: Road to a RAW 500+ Deadlift / 300+ Bench / 400+ Squat

#422 Postby jamesxvx » Mon Mar 11, 2013 4:13 pm

I wasn't even in this race haha

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Re: Road to a RAW 500+ Deadlift / 300+ Bench / 400+ Squat

#423 Postby VeganEssentials » Fri Mar 15, 2013 1:43 pm

Great work on the 500 raw DL!
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Re: Road to a RAW 500+ Deadlift / 300+ Bench / 400+ Squat

#424 Postby Mini Forklift Ⓥ » Fri Mar 15, 2013 3:32 pm

Great DL Matt, nice pulling.
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Re: Road to a RAW 500+ Deadlift / 300+ Bench / 400+ Squat

#425 Postby thecookiemonster » Tue Mar 19, 2013 1:13 pm

MattSxvx wrote:Raw DL 500 lbs three days ago. Back is still sore.


Awesome!! Did you happen to get a vid?

Keep up the good work.

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Re: Road to a RAW 500+ Deadlift / 300+ Bench / 400+ Squat

#426 Postby MattSxvx » Tue Mar 19, 2013 11:48 pm

No video. I workout by myself.

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Re: Road to a RAW 500+ Deadlift / 300+ Bench / 400+ Squat

#427 Postby Mini Forklift Ⓥ » Wed Mar 20, 2013 12:23 am

MattSxvx wrote:No video. I workout by myself.

Just rest the camera on a bench or something ~ I train by myself as well but find videos an invaluable help. Very useful to play back for many different reasons, from being able to critique your form, assess your sticking/weak points and even being good for your confidence ~ especially when you nail a maximal lift :)
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Re: Road to a RAW 500+ Deadlift / 300+ Bench / 400+ Squat

#428 Postby MattSxvx » Thu Apr 11, 2013 4:52 pm

Romanian DL 350 x 2 (raw with chalk/full ROM)

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Re: Road to a RAW 500+ Deadlift / 300+ Bench / 400+ Squat

#429 Postby MattSxvx » Thu Apr 11, 2013 4:53 pm


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Re: Road to a RAW 500+ Deadlift / 300+ Bench / 400+ Squat

#430 Postby MattSxvx » Wed Apr 17, 2013 3:38 am

500 lb raw DL w/ chalk
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Re: Road to a RAW 500+ Deadlift / 300+ Bench / 400+ Squat

#431 Postby C.O. » Mon Feb 03, 2014 1:42 am

Badass, how about the bench and squat goals?

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Re: Road to a RAW 500+ Deadlift / 300+ Bench / 400+ Squat

#432 Postby MattSxvx » Tue Sep 09, 2014 1:37 am

Hit a PR of 520 lbs from the floor a while back, bench is around 250 (weak), squats are back up to 360-380 lbs or so. Back on the hunt.

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Re: Road to a RAW 500+ Deadlift / 300+ Bench / 400+ Squat

#433 Postby MattSxvx » Wed Sep 10, 2014 10:00 pm

Lots of squats tonight. 360 raw squat felt easy. 1025 lb leg press x 5 reps was the high set for tonight.

Raw Squat:

140x10
230x5
280x2
320x2
360x1
280x5
230x10

Leg Press:

370x10
550x10
730x8
820x8
910x8
1025x5

Going to feel this one in the morning.

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Re: Road to a RAW 500+ Deadlift / 300+ Bench / 400+ Squat

#434 Postby MattSxvx » Sat Sep 20, 2014 9:14 pm

Pulled 500 from 2 plates again last week as well as some 500-550 lb rack pulls for reps. Strength is increasing nicely. We just had our first child yesterday so I have taken the last two days off from the gym. Plan is to compete next September as strong as possible.


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