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Bulldog: Building Old Man Strength

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#2125

darkM

Dynamic/Rep

Decided to alternated between the Dynamic and Repeated Effort method on Bench.

Bench: 3 x 8 @ 265
Seated BTNP Press: 3 x 10 @ SW (light)… For clarification when I mean seated, I am not sitting with any upper back support since I now feel that in my case it binds my scapula up slightly leading to issues.Also I am only bring the bar to the base of my skull.

Band Push Downs: 100 total reps
Band Pull downs: 5 x 10
Shoulder pre hab :


#2126

I always thought you flexed your pecs, for the lift off, then relaxed and did your reps…
I guess your idea works too.


#2127

The issue was that I was having to over extend causing my shoulders to unpack


#2128

Yes, I get that…bad try at humor…


#2129

Bulldog gif

MAX EFFORT LOWER

ssbar squats: 365 X1 …DAMN IT had planned on a triple but my upper back was starting to fold over.
2 x 5 @ 275

GM’s: 3 x 5-8 @ 245
Hip belt squats: 3 x 8 @ SW
Standing Band crunches: 5 x 20
Band leg abductions: 3 x 20

Need to do some adjusting… probably in the form of a deload of some sort every forth week.


#2130

Bulldog man
MAX EFFORT UPPER

Bench Sling Shot: top set of 415 x 3 back off set 330 x 10

Buffalo Bar Bench: 3 x 8 @ 265
JM Press: 3 x 10 @ SW
Bent Rows: worked up to a very sloppy 315 x 5
Rotator cuff pre hab:


#2131

Honestly, “old broken-down Bastard” doesn’t become you, that’s just silly, and it’s hard to type regularly.

I’d settle for doing your back off set.


#2132

yeah, but i feel that way from time to time.


#2133

That 415 was smooth. Didn’t look like you were working hard at all.


#2134

Yeah, old broken down bastard, stop feeling sorry for yourself.


#2135

Looks can be deceiving…look at the first rep and you can see my left arm not wanting to get with the program.


#2136

Whoes feeling sorry for them self? OK OK …would you prefer me renaming the thread to

Bulldog Raw Conjugate for a middle age semi beat up Bastard

: :wink:


#2137

I vote for this haha.


#2138

Bulldog squastting

Dynamic Lower

Squats: 10 x 2 @ 55 % Very good bar speed tonight
Speed Pulls: 12 x 1 @ 55% ??? For the record I pulled these sumo off 4 inch blocks. Im stupid enough to give learning these a try again.

NOTE: I decided to teak my assistance slightly and will move my Good Mornings and hip Belt squats onto this day

Heavy Band Good Mornings: 3 x 10
Bench sit ups: 5 x 10 @ SW
Band leg abductions: 3 x 20


#2139

Bah - that was just a “finding the groove” rep


#2140

I’ll do some thinking and get back to you about Bulldog Raw Conjugate for a middle age semi beat up Bastard.


#2141

maybe…


#2142

I’m back. I guess if you like to put yourself down as a “middle aged semi beat up bastard”, who am I to criticize? Go for it.


#2143

huh

Dynamic/ Rep Upper

Bench: 8 x 3 @ 50% plus 80lbs chains
1x2@ 60% plus chains

Seated BTNP: 3 x 12@ SW
Band Pulldowns: 5 x 10
Band push downs: 100 total reps
Face pulls: 3 x 12 @ SW
some direct arm work to round it out…


#2144

sad bulldog

Well having a thick neck is biting me in the ass… Doc wants me to get a sleep study done. Concern I might be developing Sleep Apnea.

Lets look at the signs I found on line

*Loud or frequent snoring… yep
*Silent pauses in breathing… dont know
*Choking or gasping sounds… not sure
*Daytime sleepiness or fatigue… thank God for coffee
*Unrefreshing sleep… yep at times
*Insomnia… on occasion
*Morning headaches… no
*Nocturia (waking during the night to go to the bathroom)…yep
*Difficulty concentrating… starting to notice tis
*Memory loss… more so
*Decreased sexual desire… Nope
*Irritability… FUCK YOU
*If your neck circumference is greater than 17 you have a higher risk … IM FUCKED
8 out of 13 wellll…
cpap