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Rise Of The Slaya 2019 - Strongman Edition

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#3270

Can I use my own dick (assuming it reaches) or does it have to be someone else’s?


#3271

Todays training/deep water workout 3 week 1
Pullups 4× failure
Band assisted (lightest band) its a band i use for band pull aparts so doesnt give much help but enough.

×10,8,8 and 5 unassisted

Barbell Bent over rows
4×10 50kg

Clean pulls for 3×10… tried these and they were just so so stupid and very hard to learn. Said fuck it and did some carries:

Farmers walk into keg carry
85kg per hand farmers×20 metres
Unknown keg ×30 metres
3 sets

Situps superset reverse hypers with no rest. 20 situps and 20 hypers. Might change out the situps for something that doesnt piss off my hip flexors like ab wheel


#3272

That patience :smiley:


#3273

Are you going to continue the program as its designed?


#3274

Dude you gotta do the program as written if you want the results expected from it.


#3275

The 6 weeks spent learning clean pulls will pay off when you start doing 100 reps of cleans.


#3276

Lol

I’m going to try to learn the clean pull. I think it’ll take alot longer than 6 weeks to get the hang of it though… worst comes to worse I’ll just do log cleans instead


#3277

I’d use both, just to be sure


#3278

I really think that’s too short a time frame for me to learn the movement. It took me months to not have a retarded looking deadlift


#3279

I think whether you think you can, or you can’t: you’re right.

You will at least 6 weeks ahead of the learning curve if you start now.


#3280

I think you think too much.


#3281

I just know from past experiences how long it takes me to learn new movements that are complex. Something like the clean pull which is more complex than the deadlift…


#3282

That’s true


#3283

Update: just binged on hot cross buns… failed no carbs after 5 days. Disappointed in myself. I’m going to keep going. This time hopefully i can last at least ten days.


#3284

Your hip flexors shouldn’t be coming into play on sit-ups. That tends to be a case of improper technique. Don’t focus on ROM; focus purely on getting the ab contraction. Hook your feet under a surface, and make it so that the only way you move up is by contracting your abs.


#3285

Unsure if my advice is appreciated here, but I always get a much stronger ab contraction with sit-ups when I focus on maintaining a hamstring contraction throughout the set. If you can place something strong and stable behind your heel, and do a “hamstring curl” against it, it helps disengage the hip flexors. It could help you


#3286

Alright

I’ll try that out.


#3287

I’d suggest that you look up Glenn Pendlay/CA strength’s video on the clean on Youtube.

Do you know if it’s acceptable to start the clean off a block or in the hang?


#3288

I’ll check it out

I mean i don’t see why not. If that makes it easier to learn then good


#3289

Most people lack the mobility for a good clean position off the floor. It will be significantly easier to learn if you initially start from the hang position or off a block.