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Until the Wheels Fall Off

I need jumping and throwing type things in my program. Losing my bounce. 4th day may go for Oly-type training and walking with weight.

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I really like doing this with the Anderson squats. Kinda lets my brain know I am not going to die with a lighter weight.

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Appetite is up. Think I can add another small meal per day, which is just in time since I’m starting to feel some niggles in the left hip and right knee. More food usually knocks those down.

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2021-07-18

Snatch (Power)
95,105,110,115x3
C&J (Power)
135, 145x3

Z Press - paused on pins
120 2x5
125x5
130x5
Not as tough as I thought it would be.

CG Mag Handle Cable Rows
190x6,7,7

Leg Press
500,600x6
650 2x6
Feeling some strain around the sacrum. Be good to have a down cycle

Dips
BWx8
BW+30 2x8

And the ramping mesocycle is done. It’s been good for level-setting for the 8’s meso, which I’ll do after a down cycle.

Wouldn’t drop under the SN or CJ. Body just wouldn’t do it. I’ll have to work some overhead and front squats to get that ability back, I think.

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Some really good leg press weight there.

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That’s a max there. Gotta tone it down from now on and work back up as my lower half gets tempered.

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Had to come back to this post when I a friend posted this.

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I should not be able to do a pullup/pulldown with more than I can row.

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2021-07-19
Deload Micro-cycle
Gripper
#2 3 rounds of 5 sets of 3 reps alternating hands
If this was a CoC gripper it’d prob be a #1

Walk to Gym
OHP
145 2x3

High Bar SQ
275 2x3

Chest-Supported Machine Row
210 3x6

EZ Bar Skull Crushers
85 2x8

EZ Bar Curls
85 2x6

DB laterals
Chest-supported Rear 20’s 10,10+10 burnout partials
Seated Side 20’s 2x10
Walk back from Gym

Nice, quick workout.

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I’m still sore two days after my last “deload” session.
Skipping da gym.

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2021-07-26
Mesocycle 1, microcycle 1, day 1

OHP
125 3x8

High Bar Squat
245 3x8
Holding the bar better on the shoulders and not getting the rhomboid pinch.
Squatting with a slightly wider stance and toes turned out a bit more.
Quads were quivery after the last set.

Pullups (straight bar)
BW+15x8,8,6,4

EZ Bar Curls
85x8,4
75 2x8
Biceps just died after the pullups.

1 hand Suitcase hold
145 2x15 sec
Couldn’t find center and had to keep resetting

Squat bar hold (behind back)
215 2x20 sec

Weights felt light, but oxygen processing was problematic. Nice pump, though

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