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Trying to be Strong

I have been running a version of 5/3/1 for a while now. Im 290 at 5’9. I compete in strongman
I just thought I would keep a training log.
Today was my bench and overhead day I have a strongman comp saturday so I kept it pretty easy today

7/5/2012
Bench
5- 330
3- 375
1- 420
Felt pretty easy probably would have done a double if it wasnt a few days before comp

Strict press
3- 200
3- 225
4- 255
Again felt light probably had another one in me

Pull ups
3*3 BW

Called it a day will rest and stretch for the comp on saturday

ok so I got my butt kicked during the competition on saturday. i was really dissapointed with how things went! I took mondays pressing day off and did a short leg workout today.
Squats
5-465
3-530
1-590 It felt good but wasnt able to get another rep
Front Squats
135-5
225-2
315-2
365-2
375-2
385-2
Goodmornings
135=8
185-8
185-8

Those are some heavy squats.

7/12/2012
This was a weird training day normally I split my upperbody up into two days but yesterday I did it all in one day cause I was sore from the comp on monday.
Push Press
3-325
2-345
2-365
Bench Press
5-290
5-330
4-375- was supposed to get 5 but my tris were feeling it from pushpress and I didnt have a great spot and i didnt want to get stapled
Strict press
5-210
3-240
2-270
Dips
310 BW
Face pulls
3
12 some random number on the stack
band pull aparts
3*12
Like I said this isnt a normally press day for me but it was actually fun to switch it up and do it all in one day!

7/13/12
Deadlifts
3-475
2-500
2-530
Pull ups
33 BW
Bent Rows
3
8 225
Cable rows
Sets of 6 going all the way down the stack