Sunday 11-4-11 Shoulders and triceps Strict overhead press (SOHP)/REAR FLY superset (SS)30xgiven reps post each set 45x5 135x5 185x5 tough 195x6 easy til #6 205x4 easy til 4 225x2 tough happy considering I had a major shoulder inj. 2.5 months ago.
DB skull crushers 50x8easy 60x6 70x4 tough 75x2 TOUGH!
A little bit more on me. My contest history is below.
2006 Oregon's Strongest beaver, Corvallis, OR wt class- unlimited (bodyweight-190lbs) place-11th of 13 Comments-first show and I picked one of the hardest chows in the country.
2007 Golden state's Strongest man, Fresno, CA Wt Class-231 (202) Place-11th of 18 Comments- Another high level show. I showed with an impressive performance and the president of NAS gave me a special invited to Teen Nationals.
Westcoast Strongest Man, Auburn, WA Wt Class-200 (195) Place- 1st of 5 Comments-This was the week before Teen nationals.
Teen Nationals, Whitchita, KS Wt Class-Unlimited (202 in jeans so I could make the 200lbs cut off) Place-1st of 23 Comments-First and only teen show in my carrier.
2008 Golden State Strongest, Fresno, CA Wt Class-231 (220) Place-1st of 25 Comments- Thought I went pro here but there was a misunderstanding and I did not. Beat many people who had beat me a year earlier.
Washington's strongest Apple, Des Moines, WA Wt Class-265 (232) Place-2nd of 7 Comments-First HW show, I had to weight in a second time because the first time I was too light to compete as a HW.
Rainiers strongest Man, Sumner, WA Wt Class-250 (225) Place-1st of 20 Comments-Prep for Nationals.
North American Nationals (NAS Nats), SLC, UT Wt Class-231 (215) Place-6th of 53 Comments- Very disappointed but Learned a lot at this level of competition.
2009 Washingtons Strongest Apple, Des Moines, WA Wt Class-265 (255) Place-1st of 12 Comments-Beat a now top 5 HW pro at this show. Very strong performance. won 3 of 4 events
Rainier's Strongest Man, Sumner, WA Wt Class-250 (245) Place-1st of 17 Comments-Won Every event in the contest.
Rib breaker challenge, Kennewick, WA Wt Class-231 (231) Place-1st of 7 Comments- won every event.
NAS Nats, Lafeyette, LA Wt Class-231 (231) Place-2nd of 53 Comments-Very tough feild, nationals is always that hardest contest to win because if you have one bad event you will lose the whole show. I won 2 of 5 events.
2010 Snowman invitational strongman, Nampa, ID Wt Class-265 (232) Place- 2nd of 8 Comments- won 4 of 6 events, was recovering from torn teres minor so didnt do so well on the overhead pressing event which brought my overall place down. I was 1 point out from first which is VERY close in strongman terms.
Washingtons strongest Apple, Des Moines, WA Wt Class-265 (235) Place- 1st of 12 Comments- Decisive victory. Not a very close show.
Sequim strongman show, Sequim, WA Wt Class-231 (230) Place-1st of 7 Comments-Won 4 of 5 events and put quite a show on for the crowd as always.
NAS Nats, Reno, NV Wt Class-231 (228) Place-1st of 54 Comments-Decisive victory. won 3 of 7 events on a national level. Qualified for Am. worlds @ Arnold Classic.
2011 Am. World championships, Columbus, OH Wt Class-unlimited (220) Place- 37th of 60 Comments- Very disappointing show, as can be seen I lost a lot of weight right before the show, I got rather sick but decided to give it a shot anyway, I am not a quitter. I was the second lightest person there and beat some of the worlds top competitors even in a weakened state.
America's Strongest Man 105kg/231lbs (LW pro nationals) Tunica, MS wt. Class-231 lbs/105kg Place- 1st of 10 Comments- I was pleased to be one of the few that was able to become a national champion at the pro level only a year after turning pro.
12-9-11 Farmers Slick 1' and 7/8" handles (weight per hand) 110x220ft 180x110 no chalk HARD! 180x110 Chalk, EASY! 230x220 on drop at 180ft, try again! 230x220 same! DANG THESE HANDLES ARE HARD! Very happy with how hard these handles are, I am not worried cause I know I have one of the best grips in America. I am excited to have such a challenging piece of equipment to work with!
Snatches worked up to 100kg, misses 110kg several times, my pull was all wrong, tired.
12-14-11 back and bicep bunch of stuff, didnt keep up with it cause I have been away from internet for a while. did not have an excellent first workout so I came back for a second workout that evening.
lat pull downs wide grip 210x10,10,10,10
narrow grip lat rows 225x10,10,10,10
hammer strength low row 90x15,15,15,15
12-16-11 events (log and yoke) log 180x5 230x5 250x5 all one motion (technical one-mot. PR) 250x5 4 one motion 250x5 4 one mot.
yoke 335x60ft 515x60ft 695x60ft 785x60ft x2 all sets felt good.
12-17-11 shoulders and triceps @ Flex wheeler fitness Tacoma, WA push jerk 135x8 225x5 275x3 315x4 paused and lost the 5th. eh. felt strong and did well for pressing a lot the day before!
seated hammer strength shoulder press 90x8 180x8 230x8 270x2 my shoulder started to hurt so I backed off 180x8,8
laterals and rear raises 35x8/8,8/8,8/8,8/8
tricep kickbacks 45x8,8,8
narrow grip Bench with Ben Rice 225x6 255x5 275x3-5 donno 315x1 335x1 UGLY! Donno what happened but totally misgrooved.
12-19-11 legs and low back narrow stance squat 135x8 225x8 felt really good! 315x8 back and hips popped a lot! BELT ON 365x5,5,5 405x5
3.5" deficit deadlifts 225x8 315x8 405x5something in this set felt REALLY GOOD! everything was right. 455x5,5,5 495x4 + 1 hitched My back was TOAST!
rev grip BB curls 30x8 no pain.... 60x8... no pain 90x8 YES!!!!! I am proclaiming my forearm is now better, I had to take these out for over 2 years cause I had done something to my forearm that made me unable to do these even with 45lbs.
norm grip BB curl 90x10 "for funsies"
Was a little bummed I chested on some of my sets so that night i did pull ups
Pull ups bwx8,20 called it good.
Planning on an early morning imperial session with HIGA 6am tomorrow! WOOOO!!!!
I will start putting more vids together, I have been visiting family a lot and forgot my camera at home... HOW DARE I!?
Vid from Stans
Caleb Ralston @ Believe Media does an excellent job editing!
12-23-11 EVENTS Log 180x5 230x5 260x5 UGLY! 38seconds? 260x5 better 29 seconds 260x5 best 25sec.--> 3 one-motions in this set. technical PR
rear raises here and there, nothing else cause my girlfriend decided to train and she also decided to enter the contest being held Jan 21st @ Imperial Crossfit/Fitness in Kent. I was busy training her.
1/2/12 legs and low back narrow stance low front box squats (deep!) 135x5 225x5 stretch 275x5x3sets 315x5 HARD!
Romanian Deadlift 135x5 225x5 315x5 405x8 hams are a little tight 495x6 wow, I didnt think I'd get this! 545x4 last one was a little hitched, my abs are weak in this motion. 565x2 beltless, abs are a little weak.
stretch and spot Ben Rice for a few sets, his bench is coming along!