Monday, December 20, 2010

TWIT - This week in training Dec 17- Dec 20 2010

Speed squat with green band
225 x2
275 2×2
315 x2
365 x1
405 x1
455 x1

I narrowed my stance a bit like I was told and felt off a bit. Still having a hard time keeping lats tight through the whole squat. I am going to try and move the bar up some and open my stance a little.

Here is a video of the squatting and some goodmornings from Monday.

bench 225 6×3
neutral grip pullups 6, 6, 6, 5, 5, 4, 4, 4
dips 5×12
Y+T 15 3×20
curls ?

Monday - deload week
Dec 20
GHR 5x10 (raised 8 inches)
back to back with sled drag with strap between legs 90# 5x50 yards

Long strap hypers 270 x8, 360 2x8. I might have done 3 at 360 but can't remember.
back to back with sled dragging holding straps behind the knees 90 3x50 yards

trx ab fall outs 2x8
and plank x2

Wednesday, December 15, 2010

TWIT This week in training Dec 13- Dec 15 2010

Monday Dec 13

Max effort lower

Suspended good mornings with straight bar. Sorry about the weights being in kilo’s. The wifes place only has bumper plates. Used a wide stance

60kgx5, 80kgx5, 100kgx5, 120kgx5, 140kgx3, 160kgx1, 180kgx1, close stance 140×3

I tried to be super strict on these and not rock into them. Still not sure what way is better for max effort.

ghr raised 8 inches 4×10, 2×5

pull throughs 4×12

pulldown abs with green band – feet staggered 4×20

neck harness 35 2×12

Wed Dec 15 2010

Max effort bench

Camber bar bench to 2 board
135 2×5
185 2×5
225 x 3
add 2 board
275 x 1
295 x 1 slow off the board but no pain. Still about 10-12% down from my best but thins are moving along

Oh press
135×5 - a little pain
145×5 - less pain
155×5 - almost none
185×3 - wow that was hard

db rows 110 4×12
lying tates 60 5×12
db powercleans 15 3 x 12
ez bar curls ?
lying ext rotator 10 2×12

Sunday, December 12, 2010

TWIT - This week in training

Max effort lower

Sumo deadlift while standing on 100# plates
135, 225, 315×3, 365, 405, 455, 495×1, 545xmiss, 515×1, 405×5

The video for this workout is down below.

short strap hypers 270 4×10
green band good mornings 4×12
pulldown abs with feet staggered 120 5×16
neck harness 35 2×12

Max effort upper

bodyweight 238
Shoulder is getting better but still not 100%.
bench on low decline 135 2×5, 185 2×5, 225 2×3, 275 2×1, 315 3×1

Each single got better and left some in the tank
oh press 135 3×8
db rows 105 4×12
lying tates 50 5×12
db powercleans 15 4×15
curls with ex bar
Weak off my chest and feel like I can’t get my lats tight.

Speed lower

bw 240
Speed squat with green band and straight bar.
295 4×2
335 3×2
Having problems keeping my lats tight since I hurt my shoulder. I find thast on my 2nd rep especially that I get lazy and cannot keep them tight. I will pst a video tomorrow.

Speed deadlift with 3 chain and bands
315 6×1
365 4×1
Short strap hypers
180 4×12
green band leg curls
3 or 4 x20
decline situps
65 4×12

Rep upper

275 2x3

neutral grip pullups 3x6, 3x5
dips 4x12
y+t 15 3x20
barbell curls ?

Monday, December 6, 2010

Training log with video

Friday Dec 3

Speed squat with green band 275 3x2, 315 3x2

speed deadlift sumo
with monster mini 315 2x1,
add 2 set of chain 315 6x1
conventional 315 w/ monster mini 2x1

Green band leg curls x50
short strap hypers 180 3x12
decline situps 50 4x10

Sunday Dec 5

Bench 225 2x5
neutral grip pull ups 5x5
dips 3x8
y + t 4x12 each way
barbell curls - till pumped

My shoulder held up pretty good this week and I have little pain pressing. I still have some pain right after a set of squats but I hope with time it goes away.

Thursday, December 2, 2010

Training log

The last 7 months have been busy. My training has been lacking so I have not been posting. I hurt my shoulder, my knee swelled and I took some time off. We moved my wife was promoted to director at her job and I am trying to find my groove again.

Monday Nov 29th 2010

Squat 135, 185, 225, 275, 315x1, 365x1

add briefs 405x3, 455x3, 495x1

add reverse green bands, 545x3, 585x3, 635x1, 675x1

First real heavy weight I have used with the straight bar in a long time. My shoulder has not let me comfortably squat with it for a while. I will use this same exercise as a tester in 6 weeks.

Green band good mornings 4x12
short strap hypers 180x12, 270 3x10
pulldown abs with split stance 120 3x16

Wednesday Dec 1st 2010

Bench 135x5, 185x5, 225x3, 275x1
add 4 board 315x3, 365x3, 3, 4

My should held up over night and no pain so this is good. Time to start building and get my raw bench back up.

oh press 135 2x8
db power cleans 15 3x12
db rows 105x8, 130x8, 105x12
lying tates 50 3x8
curls with ez curl bar 70 4x12