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Push-ups, Pull-ups, Trap Bar Deadlifts



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I kind of like this. I’ll be following to see how it goes.

Any method to your madness?


Hey Billy,

Im in. your program consists of my favourite exercises.

Are you on any particular program/schedule? What type of progression are you doing?




Trap Bar Deadlift 315x1

Thanks for the replies. Most of my training is centered around athletic movements (sprinting, jumping, throwing, tumbling). But once a week I’m going to do either a set of pushups and pull-ups or a set of trap bar deadlifts as a test to make sure my training is improving my general strength and muscle endurance. I’m not following any set progression, just going to try to go up a little every time I test.



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Mr Hayes,

Have you ever considered increasing the frequency of your workouts? And maybe even adding a little volume?



The Bird

I haven’t considered increasing frequency or volume. My goal at this time is to improve my athletic ability so most of my training involves calisthenics, tumbling, running, jumping and throwing. I’m doing the deadlifts and push/pull-ups to test my general strength and muscle endurance just to make sure my main training sessions are improving those qualities. Thanks for following!


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