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    Yeah I think my arms are probably quite long compared to most people so that's why it seems to work really well for me. I definitely make Deadlifting much more of a pull
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    Tuesday:

    Press:

    67.5*3*3

    BB curls:

    45*6,6,5,5,5,5

    Press felt a little harder than I had hoped, but still good.

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    Thursday:

    Squat:

    135*5*5

    PP:

    85*6*1

    Deadlift:

    132.5*2*5

    BB curls:

    45*2*6

    Squat was actually pretty hard despite dropping 7.5kg. Might mean bad things for Monday. It was made especially difficult due to having restrictive underwear

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    Saturday:

    Press:

    76*1+f,3

    PP:

    75*3*1

    Squat:

    107.5*2*5

    BB curls:

    52.5*6,6,5

    Disappointed today. Think I set up wrong on the press; grip too narrow which caused me to fail. You can see in the video where I look perplexed looking at the weights after I rack it. Was sure I could do it so I did another set and managed to do all 3 amazingly although it was a bit of a grind. Not sure what this means for progress.

    Thinking of chalking up for all lifts now as the bars I use at home and in the gym often feel too smooth (doesn't help that my hands sweat a bit too) so I have to spend quite a bit of time trying to get a tight grip before I shift the bar.

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    Monday:

    Squat:

    165*3

    PP:

    95*1

    Deadlift:

    132.5*5
    155*5
    177.5*5



    I think I was right in resetting deads, they had that tiring feeling to them.

    PP was surprisingly easy! This would be BW but unfortunately I gained 2kg lol. I am now as strong as this chubby dyel school kid:

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z40qwdlVW7o
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    Tuesday:

    Press:

    68.5*3*3

    BB curls:

    45*6,6,6,6,5,5

    Press felt pretty good, hopes have now gone back up. First set looked really fast!



    Also noticed that I Deadlift pretty similarly to Clint Darden:

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ELSscRZdjho
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    Thursday:

    Squat:

    137.5*5*5

    PP:

    86*6*1

    Deadlift:

    137.5*2*5

    BB curls:

    45*2*6

    Tough session not helped by being tired from a lack of sleep.

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    Thursday:

    Squat:

    137.5*5*5

    PP:

    86*6*1

    Deadlift:

    137.5*2*5

    BB curls:

    45*2*6

    Tough session not helped by being tired from a lack of sleep.

    its on private!
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    its on private!
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    A nice cup of black coffee always helps tired down days.
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    I just have a nap before I go to the gym instead lol
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    Saturday:

    Press:

    77.5*3 (Minor PB)

    PP:

    75*3*1

    Squat:

    110*2*5

    BB curls:

    52.5*3*6

    Press felt rather good! Technically a PB too although not by much. Noticed that I'm sort of doing the hip thrust thing that's characteristic of the Olympic press but meh I'm not too bothered.

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    Monday:

    Squat:

    167.5*1

    PP:

    96*f,f

    Deadlift:

    137.5*5
    160*5
    182.5*5

    Meh session. Squat felt like a 1RM so just left it there. Might be because I somehow went really low according to the vid. Will just reset the weight and probably change the rep scheme a bit.

    For push press I could barely get the bar off my chest enough to lock it out so it almost looks like I'm not even trying. Even tried it twice but to no avail. I guess I just suck at power movements. Will probably just try to maintain until my Press stalls and then conjure something up when I get back on dat dere volume.

    Deadlift felt a bit rough too.

    Not expecting great things next week either as I'm starting my placement which means less sleep, long day at work and cycling 5 miles each day. This also means Thursday will be the last day I'll be recording for quite a while (camera isn't mine).

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    Tuesday:

    Press:

    70*3*3

    BB curls:

    45*6*6

    As expected press was tough, though I got through it! Luckily although it was drizzling the rain cleared up as I was doing my workout. Zeez must be watching over me.

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    Thursday:

    Squat:

    130*8*3

    PP:

    87.5*6*1

    Deadlift:

    140*2*5

    BB curls:

    45*2*6

    dun goofed today and forgot to put the memory card back into the camera so I couldn't record anything. Was gonna be the last day anyway so deal with it :cool:

    Push press felt good today I decided to say **** it and up the weight. It's a shame how much harder it is with power movements to set a PR than it is to do a very near PR weight for multiple sets. I narrowed my stance a bit although today so that might've been the reason why my leg drive was a bit better.

    Deadlift felt very light. Barely even bothered to spend a few seconds making sure I pull from the floor in the correct position like I normally do.
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    Saturday:

    Press:

    78.5*1

    PP:

    77.5*3*1

    Squat:

    97.5*2*5

    BB curls:

    52.6*6,3,3

    Happens everytime I move where I suddenly lose 10% strength the day after. However I also rebound quite well the training session after so that's something to look to assuming being at work all day doesn't drain me. Most of the gyms are near where I will be working so around 2.5 miles away which kinda sucks having to bike there all the time. Gym I went to today was very cheap (£15 a month) however the equipment is pretty crap. Most of the Rubber inside the plates is missing so the weights just dangle on the bar, theres only one power rack and it's hard to press as everytime I hit the top and it makes a loud noise so it's very off putting to give 100% so I start to just wimp the bar up. Plates are small so if I deadlifted there I'd probably be at a 1-2 inch deficit.

    Only 'proper' BB gym I can find costs quite a bit more and is a bit closer and it seems like it might have the right equipment. Will visit there tomorrow to see if this is much better than the other gyms in the area.

    Also tempted to up my calories as I'm doing all this pointless cardio. Kinda annoying though as I already struggle to get enough food so I might be tempted to just eating pizzas instead of large bowls of oats
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    How much are you eating right now?
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    (Original post by Thiseas)
    How much are you eating right now?
    Around 4000 kcal.
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    Monday:

    Squat:

    150*3

    PP:

    92*f

    Deadlift:

    141.5*5
    165*5
    187.5*5

    eurgh, bike broke so I walked about 5 miles today. Poor workout too, was actually glad to get out of the gym. Had to walk there in the rain too

    And noticed that my gym has all its weights in lbs except for some 20kg plates it has lying around ¬¬. Guess my mental arithmetic will be getting a workout from now on too.
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    Tuesday:

    Press:

    70*3*3

    BB curls:

    45*7,7,6,6,6,6

    Amazingly this wasn't as bad as I thought it would be. Hopefully this means I'm getting used to my new lifestyle.
 
 
 
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