Powerlifter's Cancer Recovery

Awesome! Make sure you throw up some pics once you get it hanging, gotta show off for us.

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11/17/2022
BW 278
Deload DL
Sumo
135 x 5
225 x 5
275 x 5
315 x 5
Suitcase DL
135 x 5 x 2
Lat pull down
220 x 8 x 3
Low cable face pull
70 x 8 x 3
Cable curls
100 x 10 x 3

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Strong work on those deload sessions. Even if they weren’t deload session I would have been impressed.

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Thanks, ideally you want to start a deload week feeling like an old man and finish the week feeling like a little kid who just got let out of time out.

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Interesting way of describing deload week.

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I guess I’m doing something wrong if I feel like an old man all the time. Ha ha…

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11/21/2022
Saw oncologist last week, TSH was a 7. Keeping the dosage the same for now. Had a CT scan of neck and lungs. It took 2 long days for them to call and say all was good.
Squat
245 x 5
285 x 5
325 x 5
Banded box squats w/ a pause
225 x 3 x 5
Farmers walk
100 lb Dmbl

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great news. awesome to read.

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Good to hear. Onwards and upwards.

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Keep doing what you’re doing.

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Glad to hear the good news from the oncologist. Good session too!

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11/22/2022
Bench
135 x 5 x 3
185 x 3
225 x 1
250 x 5 x 5. Had to work for each set
MP
135 x 5
160 x 5
160 x 3
135 x 5 x 2
HS incline press
180 x 8 x 2
180 x 3
Pec dec
230 x 8 x 3
Cable press down tri
180 x 8 x 3
Cable lateral raise
40 x 8 x 3

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11/23/2022
DL
Worked up to 495 x 1 not fast but smooth (come to think about it, that’s how I got my fiancé)
RDL
315 x 5 x 2
365 x 5
315 x 5 x 2
Dmbl rows
150 x 15
Lat pull down
250 x 9 x 3
Low cable face pull
100 x 9 x 3
Roman chair
8 x 4
Straight arm pull down
70 x 8 x 3
Cable curls
110 x 8 x 3

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Great last couple of sessions. Definitely heavy!

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