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16yr Old Strongman Offseason

strength
performance

#524

Give it a try, but I have no idea if that will actually work :joy:. Best of luck


#525

11/12/18- Bro Sesh

  • Wide Grip Lat Pull-downs- x5x15-20 SS W/Low Cable Rows- x5x15-20

  • Cable High-pulls- x5x15-20 SS W/DB Shrugs x5x15-20

  • Hammer Curls- x5x15-20 SS W/Preacher Curls- x5x12-15

  • BW Dips- x5x15-20 SS W/French Press- x5x20

  • Paused AWRO’s- x5x15 SS W/Hanging Leg Raises x5x20 (OOF MY ABS HATE ME)


#526

11/14/18- Lower Body
Deadlifts-
135lbs/62kg x10
225lbs/102kg x10
275lbs/124kg x1
315lbs/142kg x1
335lbs/152kg x1
355lbs/161kg x6 PR (No straps, deadstop)
(Last time I tried to rep out 355/161kg I used straps & touch n’ go for 5 reps)

SSB Paused Squats- (Beltless)
Bar x10
155lbs/70kg x5
205lbs/93kg x5
205lbs/93kg +Heavy Chains x3x5

Assistance Circuit- x5 Round

  • Leg Press- 345lbs/156kg + Sled Weight x20,20,20,15,15
  • Barbell Rows- 145lbs/65kg x15
  • RDL’s- 195lbs/88kg x12
  • Calf Presses- x20

#527

11/17/18- Press Day
Incline DB Bench-
35lbs/15kg x20
55lbs/25kg x10
80lbs/36kg x6,7 (DB Bench is feeling good!)

Paused Bench Press-
Bar x20
135lbs/62kg x5
155lbs/70kg x2
165lbs/74kg x2
185lbs/84kg x5x2
195lbs/88kg x2x2 (Close-grip)

Strict Press-
Bar x10
95lbs/43kg x5
105lbs/47kg x5
115lbs/52kg x5
95lbs/43kg x13 (PR)

Accessory Work

  • Cable Pushdowns- 120lbs/54kg x60 (Total)

  • Hammer Curls- 40lbs/18kg x60 (Total)

  • Front & Lateral Raises x3x15


#528

11/19/18- Accessory Day

  • Pulldowns SS W/Cable Rows- x5x15-20

  • Cable High-pulls SS W/DB Shrugs- x5x15-20

  • Hammer Curls SS W/Straight Bar Curls- x5x15-20
    (Wrist mobility finally making a comeback since I broke it! Straight bar didn’t hurt!)

  • French Press SS W/BW Dips- x5x15-20

  • AWRO’s x5x15 (3ct. Pause) SS W/Stir The Pot- x5x5
    Stir the pot is a humbling core workout holy hell, never had to stabilize that hard in a core exercise, definitely gonna push these hard!

  • Log Cleans- x3 (EMOM x10min)
    Started out with empty log, then by the fifth minute started adding 10lbs/4.5kg to the cleans, ended up at 160lbs/72kg x3 fairly easy and without a belt.

Since I’m caught up in school I’m gonna add an event day into my training, keep it light and focus on form/speed with my events! I’ve been feeling so empty without my implements lately sheesh!


#529

Stop being stronger than me!


#530

I have to! You’re catching up fast Duke


#531

11/21/18- Squats & Deadlifts
Back Squat-
135lbs/62kg x10
225lbs/102kg x2x1
245lbs/111kg x1
275lbs/124kg x1
305lbs/138kg x1
325lbs/147kg x4 (Another PR for the books baby!)

Deficit Deadlifts- (No Belt)
135lbs/62kg x5
225lbs/102kg x5
245lbs/111kg x3x5

Assistance Circuit- x5 Rounds

  • Hatfield Squats- 155lbs/70kg x20 (No Leg Press at buddies garage gym)
  • Barbell Rows- 145lbs/65kg x20
  • RDL’s- 195lbs/88kg x15
  • Calf Raises- x20

(Body wasn’t agreeing with heavier circuit today so decided to pack on some more reps at last weeks weight)


#532


Felt like I had a 5th but it would’ve been ugly, decided to play it safe and hit 4!


#533

Strong! You son of a bitch. :joy:


#534

:sunglasses::sunglasses::sunglasses::sunglasses:


#535

spontaneously throws up


#536

Wait a minute, you did 155 x 100 reps of squats and 195 x 75 reps of RDL? Good luck walking tomorrow @strongmanbrett. :weary:


#537

Hehe yeah there’s basically a 5-10min collapse zone after my fifth round of the circuit… It’s gotten better throughout the weeks.


#538

Surprisingly, not that much DOMS, it’s helping get these legs JYOOCIER than ever.


#539

You’ve turned into Brad Castleberry.


#540

Pants down shirt off?? I think yes


#541

Really not feeling confident in the once a week bench, Liked my frequency, think I’m gonna run Deathbench, it looks like A LOT of volume, but I’ve never been against that!


#542

11/23/18- Bench Accessory Day
Paused Bench- SS W/T-Bar Rows- x8x8
Bar x10
135lbs/62kg x5
155lbs/70kg x5
175lbs/79kg x5x5
155lbs/70kg x3x8 (Close Grip)

Incline Bench- 115lbs/52kg x5x8 SS W/Reverse Grip Pulldowns- x5x10

  • DB Bench Press- x5x15 SS W/Face-pulls x5x10
  • Incline DB Bench Press- x5x10 SS W/Face-pulls x5x10
  • French Press- x5x12
  • Tricep Pushdowns- x5x20
  • Barbell Curls- x5x10

#543

@strongmanbrett whats your max yoke/atlas stone so i can compare myself haha.