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    Squats:

    140 x 5
    140 x 5

    Not too bad. Nice beltless PR.

    Back extensions:

    bodyweight + 15 x 10
    bodyweight + 15 x 10
    bodyweight + 15 x 10

    These were a bit harder.

    Abs:

    3 x 10Squats:

    140 x 5
    140 x 5

    Not too bad. Nice beltless PR.

    Back extensions:

    bodyweight + 15 x 10
    bodyweight + 15 x 10
    bodyweight + 15 x 10

    These were a bit harder.

    Abs:

    3 x 10
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    Crappy session tonight - suppose that's what I get when I take take time off from hard training. Been busy with careers related stuff, though, which is more important.

    Front squat:

    80 x 3
    90 x 3
    100 x 3

    These were nice and fast, but core was beginning to give way on the 100 so I didn't bother with any-more. Thankfully my knees didn't hurt doing these - the knee sleeves must be helping.

    Press:

    This was a disaster. Got to 60 and only did one rep because it was hopeless.

    Chin ups:

    bodyweight x 4
    bodyweight x 4
    bodyweight x 2.5
    bodyweight x 2
    bodyweight x 2

    Meh.
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    Presses more due to the wrists you were mentioning before?
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    I don't know, really. I know my wrists are a limiting factor in push presses but I don't think I've had a problem with strict presses before.

    I think it was just a bad day.
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    'Nother pretty crappy session tonight; but I've been training so infrequently over these last few weeks that I shouldn't expect better.

    Power jerks:

    60 x 3
    65 x 2
    70 x 1
    75 x 1
    80 x 1
    85 x 1
    90 x f, f

    First time doing these. Couldn't catch them high enough on with 90 so they were more like a push press, and I couldn't lock it out.

    Close grip bench press:

    60 x 10
    60 x 10

    Triceps were knackered, and first time benching in ages. Meh.

    Chin ups:

    bodyweight x 3
    bodyweight x 2
    bodyweight x 1

    Very disappointing.
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    Just squat lower under the jerk rather then press it higher...
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    Love the squats man. As with many phases my current "thing" is front squats. Was hooked for a while a few months back and it's come back full circle. Hoping for 100x3 myself within the next few weeks. There's something I find really cool about 2 plate FS and upwards.
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    (Original post by Witchita)
    Just squat lower under the jerk rather then press it higher...
    I'm not fast enough to squat down in time.
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    Tried split jerking?
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    No.
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    Terrible session tonight.

    Bench press:

    60 x 5
    70 x 5
    80 x 3

    Was hoping for much more. I think that if I want to bench a lot [of weight], I need to bench a lot [of times per week].

    Deficit deadlifts:

    155 x 5

    Nice PR, not too hard.

    Bench press:

    60 x 5
    70 x 5
    80 x 3

    This time the triple was a bit easier.

    Rack deadlifts, just below knees:

    worked up to 200 x 1 then pulled something in my back. Was quite painful then I went into the shower and showered it with hot water, and now it only feels like really uncomfortable DOMS. I'll be okay.
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    I'm almost on you with the bench. At least that's something Ii got going for me. :moon:
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    (Original post by Smack)
    Terrible session tonight.

    Bench press:

    60 x 5
    70 x 5
    80 x 3

    Was hoping for much more. I think that if I want to bench a lot [of weight], I need to bench a lot [of times per week].

    Deficit deadlifts:

    155 x 5

    Nice PR, not too hard.

    Bench press:

    60 x 5
    70 x 5
    80 x 3

    This time the triple was a bit easier.

    Rack deadlifts, just below knees:

    worked up to 200 x 1 then pulled something in my back. Was quite painful then I went into the shower and showered it with hot water, and now it only feels like really uncomfortable DOMS. I'll be okay.
    Try going hot 4 mins, cold 1 min, hot 4, repeat a few times. I usually do it after deadlifiting tbf.
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    (Original post by Smack)

    Was hoping for much more. I think that if I want to bench a lot [of weight], I need to bench a lot [of times per week].

    I definitely found this was the case for me. I used to really struggle with bench and was stuck on 60-65ish for months. Then I started benching 2-3 times a week and am up to 85 now and pushing for reps of 100 by christmas.
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    Race you to 100kg?
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    Let's do it. What's your previous max? I'm also still out injured so not progressing right now, but should be benching again in a few days hopefully.
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    I'll join this race.
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    My previous PR was 90kg at 92kg. I think I managed 80kg x 3 reps at the time. I think I'm easily good for 80kg 3x5 now and weigh 86kg.

    Shall we do it meet style? Pick a date and see who's best on the day? People tend to forget races as things come up. But if we pick a day, it's kinda more official-ish.
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    My previous PR was 90kg at 92kg. I think I managed 80kg x 3 reps at the time. I think I'm easily good for 80kg 3x5 now and weigh 86kg.

    Shall we do it meet style? Pick a date and see who's best on the day? People tend to forget races as things come up. But if we pick a day, it's kinda more official-ish.
    We'll see who's the strongest on the first day of the new year that we each bench press. I'll try and get Nick to video me.
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    That'll work.
 
 
 
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