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Spock81
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!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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175!!!!!!!

Dude you should compete or some shit.

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theBeth
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Haha Jen! I might...not ruling it out...but my squat and DL have a ways to go...


DL: 220x5, 230x3, 240x1
Rows: 3 sets of 10 with 55lb dumbells
Hip thrusters: 5 sets of 10 reps, 125lb
hyper ext: 5 sets of 35reps
rear delt flyes: 3 sets of 20 reps, 10lb dumbells
dips: 4 sets of 12, bodyweight

10 min HIIT on bike

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theBeth
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Deload week started Saturday due to the Ice storm and interruptive holidays.

Bench 5 sets of 3, 115, 125, 135lb
floor press: 3 sets of 10, 60lb dumbells
dips 4 sets of 12, bodyweight
hypers: 5 sets of 35
core work thrown in between sets

10min of HIIT on stepmill

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theBeth
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12-31

Bench: 135x5, 140x5, 150x5
Squat: 155x5, 165x5, 175x5
Floor press: 3 sets of 10 with 60lb dumbells
Walking lunges 5 sets of 20 with 15lb dumbells
dips: 2 sets of 12, bodyweight.

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csulli
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Gotta be better at dips than any female I've ever seen.

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theBeth
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csulli wrote:
Gotta be better at dips than any female I've ever seen.


I've been concentrating on tri work since powerlifting days. dips and 700 pushups a week has driven my bench numbers up even though up until 4 weeks ago I hadn't benched in 5 years. Guess consistency pays off.

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nkklllll
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I just went through this whole log from the beginning. I'm impressed, inspired, and looking forward to following you on your journey Beth.

Also, Psalm 23 is my favorite passage. God bless.

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Bauber
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Insane strength chica. Remind me to never work out near you, so I don't feel small and weak.

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theBeth
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nkklllll wrote:
I just went through this whole log from the beginning. I'm impressed, inspired, and looking forward to following you on your journey Beth.

Also, Psalm 23 is my favorite passage. God bless.



Wow thank you!!

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theBeth
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Bauber wrote:
Insane strength chica. Remind me to never work out near you, so I don't feel small and weak.


Or...working out with me could make you stronger? I could use a good spotter!


3x5 on the DL

210, 220, 230lb

Dips 2 sets of 12 bodyweight.
Kroc rows: 3 sets of 10 each side with 55's
hip thrusters: 5 sets of 10 with 125lb
8 sets of 10 pushups
3 sets of 3 supinated grip pullups, and 3 neutral grip pullups
10 min HIIT on stairmill

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Claudan
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beth,

what changes/effects do you think you experienced while adding antidepressants to the mix? As it relates to strength training/nutrition/recovery ?

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theBeth
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Claudan wrote:
beth,

what changes/effects do you think you experienced while adding antidepressants to the mix? As it relates to strength training/nutrition/recovery ?


SSRI's made me feel very weak. They also made me feel very tired and numb - I lost my motivation to workout. The only good thing is I had no desire to binge - it took away the urge and also changed the way food tastes. I only stayed on Effexor for two weeks and it took me 3 months to recover my strength. As for NDRI's the jury is still out. I have been taking Welbutrin for a month now 300mg and my workouts are going well. I have more focus, energy, and it has had no negative effect on my strength. Nutritionally i feel like I retain more energy on less food, whereas before in the afternoons I felt completely zapped - mentally and physically drained. Now I can get through a brutal workout and it doesn't ruin me for the rest of the day.

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Bauber
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theBeth wrote:
Bauber wrote:
Insane strength chica. Remind me to never work out near you, so I don't feel small and weak.


Or...working out with me could make you stronger? I could use a good spotter!


3x5 on the DL

210, 220, 230lb

Dips 2 sets of 12 bodyweight.
Kroc rows: 3 sets of 10 each side with 55's
hip thrusters: 5 sets of 10 with 125lb
8 sets of 10 pushups
3 sets of 3 supinated grip pullups, and 3 neutral grip pullups
10 min HIIT on stairmill


I might be drooling too much to be a good spotter, but I would try.

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Spock81
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I started doing push ups so I can be just like you !

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