DB Bench 38kg x10x8x6x5 (60s rest)
Bent Over Row 60kg x12x12x12x12x12x12 (60s)
Cable Flyes 12.5kg x12x10x9x9 (60s)
Wide Grip Pulldown 60kg x12x10x7x7 (60s)
EZ Cable Curl 25kg x10x10, 20kg x10x10 – superset with Pushdowns 35kg x10x10x9, 30kg x7 (30s between supersets)
Not going to get in for a few days as going away for new year – Thought I’d try a shoulder session to see how it feels ..
Seated Smith Shoulder Press (No Back rest) 60kg x5x5x5, then 40kg x10 – chins between sets
Seated DB Press 22kg x10x10, 20kg x10x9x8 superset with Cable Curls 22.5kg x10x10x10x10x10
Prone DB Rear Raise 8kg x10x10x10 superset with Standing Lat Raise 5kg x10x10x10
– Won’t do that again! Felt not too bad at the time, but next morning.. ouch
Smith Press has ruined me, really irritated rotator cuff so will leave shoulders alone for a while :- (
Standing Cable Straight Arm Pulldown 35kg x12x12 (90s rest)
Wide Grip Pulldown 75kg x6, 65kg x10, 55kg x10 (2 mins)
Kroc Row 42kg x25
Smith Rack Pull 160kg x4 – again struggled after the Kroc rows, will stop doing them before rack pulls from now.
Cable Rear Flye 7.5kg x8, 5kg x15x15 (90s)
Cable Curls (Single handles) 10kg x18x14x10 (60s)
Dips x30x(16+4)x(7+3) (30s rest)
Left shoulder still inflamed, going to leave upper body for a few days to rest it.
Press 72.5kg x5x5x7, 60 secs rest then 60kg x9 – Belt came undone on rep 3 of last set (you can just about hear it go on video), a little offputting but still managed to grind out 7 reps – think it’s about time I got a new one!
Weighted Chins 27.75kg x7, 26.5 x6 (between first two Press sets)
Weighted Dips 25.25kg x12x10x8x7 (60 secs rest)
Power Cleans up to 110kg x1
Deadlift 147.5kg x8
Neck Harness 12kg x40x40x40x40
Not done Power Cleans in a while so happy to get 110kg up! also deadlift felt better after doing them so going to bring them back in for a while. Good session all round today 🙂
Later in day did a random session with a member:
Leg Press 220kg x10, dropped to 200kg x10
Leg Extension/Leg Curl Superset (no rest between any sets, just long enough to swap machines) 70kg x10x10x10
Leg Press Toe Press 180kg x10x8x8x6 (rest as long as it took other person to complete)
EZ Cable Curl 25kg x10x10, 20kg x10x10x10x10x10x10x10x10 (rest as above)
Dips x10x10x10x10x10, Pushdowns 40kg x10, 30kg x10x10, 25kg x10x10 (rest as above)
Smith Decline Bench 110kg x5x5x8
Face Pulls 20kg x15x15 (superset with first two bench sets)
Cable Curls 25kg x12x10 (90s rest)
Cable Rows 50kg x20x19 (2 mins)
Injured my heel earlier in week so couldn’t squat or even leg press so superset Leg Extension & Leg Curl – No rest between sets, just the time it took to move from one machine to the other – 60kg x15, 50kg x15, 40kg x15
Neck Harness 12kg – 4 sets of 30
SPIN on Tuesday followed up with 40kg Seated Leg Curls, 3 sets of 25 – so decided to do chest/back/arms only today:
Incline DB Bench 46kg x8x5, 38kg x10x7
DB Row To Hip 38kg x12x10x8x6 (90s rest)
Inc DB Flyes 18kg x12x9x7x5
Wide Grip Pulldown 70kg x8x8x8x8 (60s rest) – (lowered weight to focus more on technique)
Tricep Pushdown 35kg x15x13x11 superset with Cable Curls 35kg x12x9x9
Incline DB Bench Press 46kg x7, 42kg x6, 38kg x7, 34kg x9 (90s rest)
DB Row To Hip 34kg x12x10x8x6 (60s rest)
Inc DB Flyes 16kg x12x10x8x6
Wide Grip Pulldown 80kg x11, 70kg x11, 60kg x11, 50kg x11, 40kg x20
Tricep Pushdown 30kg x15x15x15
Cable Curls 25kg x10x9x8 (Superset with pushdowns)
Felt like doing some back hypertrophy work today, Then taking a few rest days as away all weekend. When I get back I’ll be focusing more on this to bring my deadlift up and general mass for the back (can’t go wrong with that!).
Cable Row 60kg x8x8x8x8 (30s rest)
‘V’ Grip Pulldown 75kg x10, 70kg x10, 65kg x10, 60kg x10 (60s rest)
DB Pullover 38kg x12x12 (60s)
Rack Pull 140kg x6 – Still not sure I’m doing these right!
Shrugs (mainly for grip work) 90kg x6x6x6 (60s)
Then threw in some Single Handle Standing Alt. Cable Curls 10kg x12x10 (60s) and DB Preachers 12kg x10x7 (no rest just alt. arms)
Cable Curls (level 6) x 14+6+5
Reverse Cable Curls (5) x12
Seated Calf Raise 110kg x10 – Was supposed to do these on the Smith machine today, but the step is too rounded and my feet were slipping too much.
Stiff-Legged-Deadlift 60kg x13+6+6 – Still having postural issues with my deadlifts
Leg Press 200kg x7, 160kg x20 – Really focused on trying to keep good form. Any heavier and my bum would come off the seat and I tended to bounce out of the bottom position.
Ab-sling knee raises – 10 knees to right, 10 to left, 10 straight knees-to-elbows
Again, felt like I needed to do something with upper body so did some ‘V’ pulldown to chest (10) x12+5+4