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MarsbarIcon...14-09-2009 @ 21:16 
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Wasn't expecting great things today after a 17 hour drinking session on saturday/sunday and I was right not to Unhappy

Squats
60/10
100/5
120/5
140/5
160/3
180/ 2x3 ... not happy, these felt heavy!!!!
140/10 dropped to 100/10 dropped to 60/10

Seated leg curl - did a few sets and realised it's a f**king s**t piece of kit

Leg Press w/feet together
240k/10
240k/8
190k/15
150k/17

Lying leg curl 25k/ 15, 10

Finished off with some toe press on the leg press

Not happy but at least I got in and did something.
Beard_Of_IronIcon...14-09-2009 @ 21:28 
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toe press is great for calf work. Grin the bodybuilder inside you lingers on!
richards9876Icon...14-09-2009 @ 21:29 
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Plenty of volume for a session where you couldnt be arsed.
MarsbarIcon...15-09-2009 @ 16:58 
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Trained a day early as lots on tomorrow

Log
65k/5
85k/3
95k/1
105k/1
112.5k/Failed to clean, failed to clean, managed to clean it but couldn't press it
110k/ F couldn't lock it out ..at this point I was very f**ked off as did 110 for 3 singles last week
95k/5, 5, 4
65k clean and press, every rep from the floor 2x10 .. was really blowing after

High Incline
50/5
90/5
100/7
90/6
70/15

rear laterals/laterals superset x3

CG inc lockouts 120/11 drop to 100/11 drop to 80/11 drop to 70/11

Bicep tendons felt very sore by the end of the w/out .. was painful to even do a curl movement with no weight Unhappy
MarsbarIcon...18-09-2009 @ 15:07 
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Bicep tendons still very sore so did Rack DL to minimise pulling on them.

18" Rack DL
100k/5
140k/5
180k/3
220k/1
240k/1
260k/1
280k/F Unhappy
260k/2x3
220k/7
180k/10

s/arm pulldown s/set with face pulls x4

cable pull throughs x2

Finished with some v light high rep curls just to get some blood into my arms.
MarsbarIcon...26-09-2009 @ 19:04 
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last few workouts haven't been much to write home about as still had very inflamed bicep tendons but last night's was okay.

Deadlift

110k/5
150k/3
190k/3
230/1
260/1 (most I've done using a normal bar in the gym)
270/F
230/3
200/6

18" deadlift
190/1
230/1
270/F
260/1
190/8

Hammer unilateral row
50 (each hand)5
70/5
90/8, 6
70/6
Not digging these .. seemed to hot forearms biceps more

Finished with some straight arm pulldowns, face pulls and very light curls

Biceps feel okay today so start to push it harder again now.
richards9876Icon...26-09-2009 @ 19:08 
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Thought you had forgotten you started a journal Ian.

Strong deadlifts there - im guessing that your missing the eleiko bar.
BoarIcon...26-09-2009 @ 19:12 
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keep trainin hard mate and once the competitions start appearing in the comp section , stick your name down ! give you somthing to aim for !
MarsbarIcon...26-09-2009 @ 19:19 
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chris .. hoping to get down to olympic soon to use that bar .. reckon I'm good for 280 on that beauty!!!

Boar - that's the plan my friend Wink
richards9876Icon...26-09-2009 @ 19:21 
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Let me know when your going down and ill come over for a session if you fancy it.
MarsbarIcon...26-09-2009 @ 19:40 
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Will do chris
MarsbarIcon...29-09-2009 @ 21:28 
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Monday - couldn't be arsed training legs so did some arms stuff instead as haven't trained arms directly for a while.

Tuesday - seem to have done something to my left rotator cuff whilst I was asleep cos it's f**king killing me but I soldiered on.

Front Squat
60k/2 x 5
80k/5
100/3
120/3
140/1
150/1
160/F
150/F left it there as couldn't be arsed unloading the bar again. Pleased though as haven't FS for quite a while and my last PB was 160k.

Hack squat
80/10
120/8
160/5
200/ 10, 8, 7

Karlsen squat

200/14, 12, 10

Standing leg curl
35/ 12, 9, 8

Glute/ham machine
75/12
MarsbarIcon...02-10-2009 @ 17:51 
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Thursdays training

Rotator cuff still v sore so nothing mad just some seated press, front raise,laterals and upright rows

Fridays training

18" rack deads
100k/5
140k/5
180k/2
220k/2
240k/1
260k/1
270k/1 Happy
260k/1
240k/3
200k/10

1 arm d/bell row
35k/5
45k/5
55k/5
60k/6, 6, 5

Finished with some straight arm pulldowns and chest pulls
PAGANIcon...02-10-2009 @ 18:11 
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Marsbar said:Thursdays training

Rotator cuff still v sore so nothing mad just some seated press, front raise,laterals and upright rows


Finished with some straight arm pulldowns and chest pulls



Old habits die hard eh mate. I dont think I've done a bicep curl,lateral raise or tricep pushdown in close to six months now.Cant say I miss them either.

How did you find the 18" deads , I've yet to try them.
richards9876Icon...02-10-2009 @ 20:01 
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Nice 18" deads Ian - still got that bit of bodybuilder in you i see.

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