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#1

Figured I'd go ahead and start writing down a log here. Background: 18 years old, freshman at Ohio State, been lifting almost 4 years and have done a lot of bodybuilding type work but starting to get into powerlifting. My current program is the 5/3/1 Boring but Big Challenge.
Maxes:
Squat: 355lb
Bench: 255lb
Deadlift: 435lb

Here's the workouts from the past week and a half to catch me up on this log.

Mon. 10/13:
Lower Body 1

Squats 5
WU 45 x 15
WU 95 x 10
WU 135 x 5
WU 185 x 3
1 210 x 5
2 240 x 5
3 270 x 9

Deadlifts 10
WU 135 x 5
1 195 x 10
2 195 x 10
3 195 x 10
4 195 x 10
5 195 x 10

Leg raises 10-20
1 15
2 15
3 10
4 10
5 10

Wednesday 10/15
Upper Body 1

Bench press 5
WU 45 x 10
WU 65 x 8
WU 95 x 5
WU 115 x 3
WU 135 x 3
1 150 x 5
2 175 x 5
3 195 x 10

Overhead press 10
WU 45 x 10
1 65 x 10
2 65 x 10
3 65 x 10
4 65 x 10
5 65 x 10

Pull-ups 10
1 10
2 10
3 10
4 10
5 10

Barbell curls 10
1 50 x 10
2 50 x 10
3 50 x 10

Band pushdowns 20
1 20
2 20
3 20

Band face pulls 10
1 10
2 10
3 10
4 10

Friday, 10/17
Lower Body 2

Deadlifts 5
WU 135 x 5
WU 135 x 4
WU 185 x 3
WU 225 x 2
1 255 x 5
2 295 x 5
3 330 x 7

Squats 10
WU 45 x 15
WU 95 x 10
WU 135 x 5
1 160 x 10
2 160 x 10
3 160 x 10
4 160 x 10
5 160 x 10

Swiss ball crunches 10-20
1 10
2 10
3 10
4 10
5 10

Saturday, 10/18
Upper Body 2

Overhead press 5
WU 45 x 10
WU 45 x 8
WU 65 x 5
WU 75 x 2
1 85 x 5
2 100 x 5
3 110 x 10

Bench press 10
WU 45 x 10
WU 95 x 8
1 115 x 10
2 115 x 10
3 115 x 10
4 115 x 10
5 115 x 10

Barbell rows 10
1 135 x 10
2 135 x 10
3 135 x 10
4 135 x 10
5 135 x 10

Incline DB curls 10
1 20 x 10
2 20 x 10
3 20 x 10

Skullcrushers 10
1 65 x 10
2 65 x 10
3 65 x 10

DB lateral raises 10
1 20 x 10
2 20 x 10
3 20 x 10
4 20 x 10

Monday 10/20

Lower Body 1

Squats 3
WU 45 x 15
WU 95 x 10
WU 135 x 5
WU 185 x 3
1 225 x 3
2 255 x 3
3 285 x 6

Deadlifts 10
WU 135 x 10
1 205 x 10
2 205 x 10
3 205 x 10
4 205 x 10
5 205 x 10

Leg raises 10-20
1 15
2 15
3 15
4 15
5 15

Wednesday 10/22
Upper Body 1

Bench Press 3
WU 45 x 15
WU 45 x 10
WU 95 x 8
WU 115 x 5
WU 135 x 3
1 160 x 3
2 185 x 3
3 210 x 7

Overhead press 10
WU 45 x 10
1 70 x 10
2 70 x 10
3 70 x 10
4 70 x 10
5 70 x 10

Pull-ups 10
1 5 x 10
2 5 x 10
3 5 x 10
4 5 x 10
5 5 x 10

Barbell curls 10
1 55 x 10
2 55 x 10
3 55 x 10

Band pushdowns 20
1 20
2 20
3 20

Band face pulls 10
1 10
2 10
3 10
4 10

Band crunches 10-20
1 20
2 20


#2

Weight is 180lb, bodyfat around 12-14%, gonna try to lean down a bit by doin some swimmin at the Rec center. Some pics to show where I’m at:


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#5

Had a really solid workout today! Speed on deadlifts was the best it’s ever been.

Lower Body 2

Deadlifts 3
WU 135 x 6
WU 135 x 5
WU 185 x 4
WU 185 x 3
WU 225 x 3
1 275 x 3
2 315 x 3
3 350 x 7

Squats 10
WU 45 x 10
WU 95 x 5
WU 135 x 5
1 170 x 10
2 170 x 10
3 170 x 10
4 170 x 10
5 170 x 10

Bench squeezes 20 sec
1 20 sec
2 20 sec

Ab wheel 10-20
1 15
2 10
3 10
4 10
5 10