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Bdennis 5/3/1

Just started 5/3/1 last week. I thought I’d start a log to track my progress and keep me honest. If you want to join in be my guest.

I’m gaining weight from now until the spring. I’m currently 6’0 190lbs. Goal for the end of the year is 200lb and 215 by spring. We will see.

Deadlift Max 300
Week 1
175x5
205x5
230x8

Overhead Max 135
Week 1
80x5
90x5
105x7

Squat Max 270
Week 1
160x5
185x5
210x7

Week 2
Squat
170x3
195x3
220x6

Week 2
Overhead
85x3
95x3
110x10

I’ll be deadlifting tonight.

Week 2
Deadlift
190x3
215x3
245x7

Week 3
Overhead
95x5
105x3
115x5

Bench Press
125x10, 190x6, 215x3, 220x2, 235x2

This is part of a bench program that I am finishing. I have progressed pretty well doing it. As soon as this cycle is over I will start on 531.

Squat
185x5
210x3
235x1

Felt like crap. Not a good lifting night.

Deadlift Week 3
205x5
230x3
260x6

BW 192

Good day.

Bench Day
250x1

260 next week

Overhead Deload
50x5
60x5
75x5

Squat Deload
100x5
125x5
150x5

Ready to get back to some bigger weights.

Deadlift Deload
110x5
135x5
160x5

One arm row, pull ups

Overhead week 1
80x5
95x5
110x10

side raises, front raises, shrugs

Squat Week 1
160x5
195x5
220x7

Bench
Couldnt lock out 260
starting 531 next week

Deadlift Week 1
185x5
210x5
240x10

Overhead Week 2
80x3
95x3
115x10

Squat Week 2
185x3
205x3
230x6

R. Deadlift, calf raises

Deadlift Week 2
195x3
225x3
255x7

Grip failed

Squat Week 3
190x5
215x3
245x1

12-6 Overhead Week 3
95x5
105x3
120x5