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» Neil's Journal (Go to post) | 02-12-2016 @ 18:39 | ||

30/11/16 Deadlift Bar X 10 70 X 2 70 X 2 120 X 1 120 X 1 170 X 1 220 X 1 Belt on 260 X 1 290 X 1 new PB bit shaky Squats Bar X 5 70 X 2 100 X 2 120 X 1 150 X 1 170 X 1 200 X 1 220 X 1 Add knee wraps 240 X 1 Comments Really pleased as I just felt good and wanted a crack at heavy pulls and squats so pulled a new PB and squatted 240 in wraps so pretty good Akron do given the knee issues lack o training!! | |||

» Neil's Journal (Go to post) | 29-11-2016 @ 19:44 | ||

Wayne_Cowdrey said:Hello Neil Good news about the back. That was a long-term injury you had. 8 years of pain Wayne, but now i can now get back to getting stronger and maybe fitter (maybe i should o done the fitter and weight loss sooner!!) hope your well | |||

» Ox's Journal Of Insanity (Go to post) | 29-11-2016 @ 19:42 | ||

Well done on the 300kg deadlift today dave as i said on FB more in the tank loon | |||

» Neil's Journal (Go to post) | 29-11-2016 @ 19:38 | ||

well a year+ site i last posted in here, things have changed slightly back is 100% now and drops to 142kgs so cat argue with things. hope all you sugdenites are good | |||

» Neil's Journal (Go to post) | 23-11-2015 @ 22:28 | ||

23/11/15 KB wings 32 X 8, 8, 10 Deadlift 70 X 70 X 2 120 X 2 120 X 2 170 X 1 170 X 2 190 X 2 190 X 2 190 X 2 190 X 2 190 X 2 190 X 5 Bench Bar X 5 60 X 5 100 X 3 140 X 2 155 X 2 155 X 2 155 X 2 155 X 2 155 X 2 155 X 10 Butt walks to help out the QL 4 X 10 forward and 10 backwards Comments Always the same when I can't squat and have more than two days between sessions everything feels heavy as hell. Deadlift is getting there along way off where it needs to be even on a bad day thinking of adding deficit work on Wednesday Bench eventually got better with a rep PB at 155 | |||

» Neil's Journal (Go to post) | 18-11-2015 @ 20:13 | ||

11/11/15 KB swings 32 X 10, 10, 10 Single leg extensions 10kg right leg X 30 Some tempering in the quad. Squats squats singles today reps on the knee are out of the question Bar X 5 60 X 3 100 X 2 140 X 2 180 X 1 200 X 1 200 X 1 200 X 1 200 X 1 Bench Bar X 10 60 X 3 100 X 3 140 X 3 155 X 4 155 X 4 155 X 4 155 X 4 155 X 4 155 X 4 Comments Right knee is still tight as hell do restricts squats, more rehab work on it tonight!! Think i need more work in and around the hip and joint line of the knee to release the tension. Bench feels really good just now so hoping for something good at the comp. 14/11/15 KB swings 30kg X 10, 10, 10 Deadlift 70 X 2 70 X 2 120 X 2 120 X 2 170 X 2 170 X 2 190 X 4 190 X 4 190 X 4 190 X 4 190 X 4 190 X 4 Log press strict press 65 X 5 85 X 5 105 X 6 125 X f - knee is just to sore KB swings 40kg X 8, 8, 8, 8, 8 Comments Look like no log pressing the rest of the year And going to leave squatting for a few weeks and get some rehab sorted so bench deadlift and rehab for the time being 16/11/15 KB swings 32 X 10, 10, 10, 10 Deadlift 70 X 2 120 X 2 120 X 2 170 X 2 170 X 2 170 X 1 200 X 2 200 X 2 200 X 2 200 X 2 200 X 2 200 X 2 Bench Bar X 10 60 X 5 100 X 3 140 X 3 155 X 2 155 X 2 155 X 2 155 X 2 155 X 2 155 X 9 Comments Deadlift and bench felt really good today knee is still bothering me but it's not effecting deadlift. Onwards and upwards 200's felt fast on the first three sets then slowed down a touch but the activation for going fast was there. 17/11/15 KB swings 32kg Minute 1 X 10 Minute 2 X 10 Minute 3 X 12 Minute 4 X 12 Minute 5 X 12 Minute 6 x 12 Minute 7 X 12 Minute 8 X 14 Minute 9 X 12 Minute 10 X 12 Single leg extension 20kg X 10 each leg X 3 sets Step ups 3 X 5 each leg Single leg leg press 50 X 10 both legs 100 X 10 150 X 5 each leg Comments Little more HITT training with some rehab stuff and single leg weighted stuff for the knee. 18/11/15 KB swings with green band around waiste to provide tension against the swing - see vid 32 X 8, 8, 8 Speed deadlift 70 X 2 120 X 2 120 X 2 170 X 1 170 X 2 170 X 2 170 X 2 170 X 2 170 X 2 170 X 2 170 X 2 Steep incline press Swiss bar bar weight not included 40 X 5 60 X 5 80 X 5 100 X 3 100 X 3 100 X 3 80 X 7 Comments Nice solid session really like the KB swings using the band around the wait to creat more tension for the hamstrings glutes and hips to fight against. | |||

» Neil's Journal (Go to post) | 13-11-2015 @ 09:01 | ||

09/11/15 KB swings 32 X 10, 10, 10, 10, 10 Deadlift 70 X 2 70 X 2 120 X 2 120 X 2 170 X 2 200 X 2 200 X 2 200 X 2 200 X 2 200 X 2 200 X 2 Bench 60 X 5 100 X 2 140 X 2 155 X 2 155 X 2 155 X 2 155 X 2 155 X 2 155 X 2 Face pulls green band 3 X 10 Comments Nice easy session today upped the deadlift on the 6x2 day so will try triples next session and goo from there in what I continue with. Bench feels good and strong | |||

» Neil's Journal (Go to post) | 09-11-2015 @ 21:12 | ||

09/11/15 KB swings 32 X 10, 10, 10, 10, 10 Deadlift 70 X 2 70 X 2 120 X 2 120 X 2 170 X 2 200 X 2 200 X 2 200 X 2 200 X 2 200 X 2 200 X 2 Bench 60 X 5 100 X 2 140 X 2 155 X 2 155 X 2 155 X 2 155 X 2 155 X 2 155 X 2 Face pulls green band 3 X 10 Comments Nice easy session today upped the deadlift on the 6x2 day so will try triples next session and goo from there in what I continue with. Bench feels good and strong | |||

» Neil's Journal (Go to post) | 06-11-2015 @ 19:55 | ||

06/11/15 Bench Bar X 12 60 X 4 100 X 3 140 X 1 155 X 4 155 X 4 155 X 4 155 X 4 155 X 4 155 X 4 180 X 3 200 X 1 Deadlift 60 X 2 100 X 2 140 X 2 180 X 1 190 X 3 190 X 3 190 X 3 190 X 3 190 X 3 190 X 3 Stones working on form from lapped squat position - no tacky 90 X 3 90 X 3 90 X 3 90 X 3 90 X 3 Log strong Strict press 60 X 3 80 X 3 100 X 3 120 X 2 Single arm push downs Half stack X 10, 10, 10, Then some Kelly starrett knee joint glossing and Donnie Thompson quad tempering simultaneously to sort this right knee. Comments As above sore right knee still but still a good solid professed session . | |||

» Neil's Journal (Go to post) | 05-11-2015 @ 08:53 | ||

04/11/15 KB swings 32kg X 8, 8 Squats heavy Bar X 3 60 X 3 100 X 3 140 X 3 180 X 3 220 X 1 180 X 3 180 X 3 180 X 5 Log deads standing on blocks 60 X 3 70 X 3 80 X 3 90 X 3 Comments Nice session just going to add 5kgs to this squat session next time and progress this way for the PL comp. log deads are a weird movement but will help with stones, I think I'll try it with a Swiss bar next time cheers Bjarni | |||

» Neil's Journal (Go to post) | 03-11-2015 @ 21:41 | ||

03/11/15 KB swings 32kg X 5 32kg X 5 32kg X 5 Bench WO1 60 X 5 100 X 3 140 X 2 152.5 X 2 152.5 X 2 152.5 X 2 152.5 X 2 152.5 X 2 152.5 X 2 Deadlift WO1 70 X 2 120 X 2 170 X 2 190 X 2 190 X 2 190 X 2 DOH 190 X 2 DOH 190 X 2 Alternate mix grip 190 X 2 DOH Comments Nice start to this 6 week build up. Hoping to hit a 200+ on bench and 280+ on deadlift Squats and OH work tomorrow then deadlift and bench again on Friday. | |||

» Neil's Journal (Go to post) | 28-10-2015 @ 15:42 | ||

Been informed Luke stoltman has it at 180 | |||

» Neil's Journal (Go to post) | 27-10-2015 @ 17:35 | ||

That's about it Wayne, think I had 170 in me in the day. But want to equal the Scottish record by the end o the year which I think is 172.5 but I have a feeling it's more.! | |||

» Neil's Journal (Go to post) | 26-10-2015 @ 07:53 | ||

Well where do I begin? I don't really know but a good start would be to thank the Scalloway gym for training, support and running an excellent comp especially special notice to Stuart for making sure everything was running correctly. well done to both the Faroes Boys Oli and Bjarne Who both did very very well in there victories and to Dhanni (Miriam) for his win well done. I'd also like to say the Mr Arthur Jnr has done himself proudly in his first comp a long way from the little boy I first met when Colin when to collage!! Well done my man very proud to share the platform with you. Huge thanks to MC for the day Papa Bear Wadley think you need to see my piece box next time All the helpers on the day you guys made and helped things run brilliantly all day so thank you To Mike for refereeing you were fair consistent day. To all the novices that took part you guys were excellent all day Final thank you to Sólbjørn & Colin both has assisted with advice and encouragement to do this comp. which I was still in two minds to do on the day!! Glad I did Big shout out to Stewart fae Orkney come to the Scottish qualifier with us you'll enjoy it Highlights for me 160kg log by me Joel endurance tyre flipping extravaganza Oli on the stones Bjarne on the deadlift Colin on hold I though his head was going to go pop!! Excellent day and onwards and upward for me | |||

» Neil's Journal (Go to post) | 16-10-2015 @ 19:05 | ||

16/10/15 Sand bag loading on to wheel barrow - carried 15m on to barrow the barrow and sand bags wheeled back 15m 100 X 2 for 15m + 120 for 15m 100 X 2 for 15m + 120 for 15m Stones no tacky 90 to shoulder 1, 1, 1 100 to shoulder X 1, 1, 1 120 to highest platform X 1, 1, 1 see vids 130 to 2nd highest platform X 1 see vid 140 to next highest platform X 1 equalled my PB from almost 9 years ago Comments Loading medley was ok just me being me and avoiding it second set was quicker but mega back cramp so will need plenty hydration sorted and dehydration sachets Stones felt good even with mega LB pump 90's and 100's were easy enough and got things started. 120 was good see vid, 130 was good too so thought I'd try the 140 and surprised myself. Really happy with getting it with no tacky. |

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