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My friends who have had blood pressure problems did well as long as they did exactly what their drs ordered. Most have been able to stop taking pills and only one of those guys worked out regularly. His was exclusively from stress.

You’ll do well.

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11/19/21

40 Yard Sprints: 10

Reverse 40 Yard Springs: 2

Cross Over 40 Yards: 2

100 Yard Sprints: 2

Got a few sprints in tonight.

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11/20/21

Bench:
5/245, 3/275, 4/305

Incline Flies:
4/15/45

Push Ups:
2/50

Low Cable Crossovers:
4/10/50

Treadmill:
24 min / 255 cal

This ends the first wave for 5/3/1 for bench. Next week is deload. I am considering starting it for deadlift as well. On the treadmill I did one minute prints for the first 10 minutes, increasing the elevation each time.

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Might google beet juice for lowering blood pressure.

Just read a bunch of your workouts and I think the prowler will fit in very nicely.

My gym buddy is a trainer and he told me the same thing yesterday.

Thanks. I think I’m in.

11/21/21

Zerchers:
2/10/135
2/10/185
2/10/225
2/5/245

Deficit Stiff Leg DL:
4/10/135

One Leg DL:
4/10/50

Leg Extensions:
4/10/130

No cardio today. I’ll hit it again tomorrow.

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I’ll bill you for the confirmation advice.

I started with beet juice this morning. It taste like dirt. My diastolic pressure was the lowest it has been this morning. Hopefully that’s a good sign.

11/22/21

OHP:
4/5/140

Kroc Rows:
4/10/125

DB Front Raises:
4/10/55

Band Upright Rows:
4/100

Sprints:
4/100 yards

I’m going to keep adding to the “sprints” as I go along.

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You’re spot on about the taste. Helps to concentrate on something else like grape juice.

Just getting caught up- looks like some solid planning.

Prowler, Beet juice, and retiring soon…for the Win.
:sunglasses:

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Retiring is the big one. I am counting down the months. 45 to go.

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11/23/21

Sandbag Shoulder Carries:
1000 steps x 200

Sandbag Suitcase Carries:
100 steps x 200

Farmers’ Carries:
400 steps x 65 in each hand

Overhead DB Carries:
100 step x 20 in each hand

Sprints:
5 x 100 yards

I got back into sandbag carries. 200 is a chore, if you are not used to it. I thought about giving up after the first 400 steps. Luckily, I stayed with it.

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Didn’t know “give up” was in your vocabulary.

Happy Thanksgiving Crippler.

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11/25/21

Biceps Gauntlet

Concentration Curls:
4/10/50

BB Strict Curls:
4/10/70

Cable Curls:
4/10/100

Poundstone Curls:
100

Pulldowns:
10/10/various (no rest)

Pushdowns:
4/10/100

Kickouts:
4/25/30

Tate Press:
4/25/40

Treadmill:
20 minutes / 224 calories
One minute sprints for the first 10 minutes.

I got one in before Thanksgiving. I’m on call this week, so I have to stay sober. The wife’s family is very loud…

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Your wife’s family seems friendly; you’re lucky.

Access to a chin up bar = all day pumps.

No kidding on either sentence.

Yeah, they’re not too bad. There is just a bunch of them.

11/26/21

Deadlift:
5/275
5/320
6/360

Stiff Leg DL:
4/5/225

One Leg DL:
4/10/50

Leg Curls:
4/10/110

Treadmill:
20 minutes / 217 calories

I started 5/3/1 for deadlift today.

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