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jbpick86
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Hit 345 for 3, wait 15 secs, hit another 3 on the deadlift yesterday.

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flipcollar wrote:
I'd forgotten about this thread. Obviously I wasn't in for the 315 challenge, but I figured I'd post a couple relevant things. Last night I did 10 sets of 3, first couple at 315, then the last 8 at 295. 315 was just too much for me to maintain for 10 sets and stay explosive. At the end of the workout, I realized I did the whole thing belt-less. If I had been thinking about it, I might have strapped on my belt and stayed at 315. But a good session either way.

As far as the 405x10 deadlift, I think I could hit it now. My 1rm is not what it was last September (500), but I'm in much better condition. If I remember, I'll give it another shot at the end of this week.


Good job! Don't know when I'll give the deadlift thing a go since I'm more focused on getting it ready for a meet in early July (hoping for 235kg).

But I've made some progress on my previously stated goal of hitting 315 (142.5kg) for a beltless ATG 5 x 5. Have hit 140kg for 5 x 5 (last two sets belted), so it should come soon enough.

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jbpick86
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Well I maxed out Friday- Since Febuary my lifts are as such

Squat- 335 up from 265

Deadlift- 405 up from 315

Bench- 275 up from 235


Pretty happy with my progress there.

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flipcollar
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flipcollar wrote:
I'd forgotten about this thread. Obviously I wasn't in for the 315 challenge, but I figured I'd post a couple relevant things. Last night I did 10 sets of 3, first couple at 315, then the last 8 at 295. 315 was just too much for me to maintain for 10 sets and stay explosive. At the end of the workout, I realized I did the whole thing belt-less. If I had been thinking about it, I might have strapped on my belt and stayed at 315. But a good session either way.

As far as the 405x10 deadlift, I think I could hit it now. My 1rm is not what it was last September (500), but I'm in much better condition. If I remember, I'll give it another shot at the end of this week.


Just wanted to share that I did this last night. 10 dead stop reps, no straps. Probably had 12-13 in me, but since I'd hit my goal, I stopped.

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magick
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jbpick86 wrote:
Well I maxed out Friday- Since Febuary my lifts are as such

Squat- 335 up from 265

Deadlift- 405 up from 315

Bench- 275 up from 235


Pretty happy with my progress there.


That's very impressive.

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jbpick86
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magick wrote:
jbpick86 wrote:
Well I maxed out Friday- Since Febuary my lifts are as such

Squat- 335 up from 265

Deadlift- 405 up from 315

Bench- 275 up from 235


Pretty happy with my progress there.


That's very impressive.


I think a little of it is muscle memory as I have been at a lot of these weights before, prior to the 5 year layoff I have mentioned before. Plus I am sitting at 205 right now so I am kind of heavy. Kind of surprised at how quickly a lot of these lifts bounced back though. I have a 2 yr goal of a 1300 total at 198 but that may be a little ambitious.

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magick
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jbpick86 wrote:
I think a little of it is muscle memory as I have been at a lot of these weights before, prior to the 5 year layoff I have mentioned before. Plus I am sitting at 205 right now so I am kind of heavy. Kind of surprised at how quickly a lot of these lifts bounced back though. I have a 2 yr goal of a 1300 total at 198 but that may be a little ambitious.


In two years? Na, you should be able to hit it just fine I think.

I mean, you improved your deadlift by 90lb within 3 or so months. Muscle memory or not, that is impressive.

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