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Saturday 27th September – Friday 3rd October

6 Weeks to the Worlds

Week 3 – 531 week

Deadlift up to 160kg x5, then singles 187.5kg and 210kg (questionable form!) – Followed up with Lever Deadlifts, Ab Wheel and chins

Bench up to 115kg x7, then singles 120kg and 137.5kg (fail) – then equipped for 160kg – Then Close Grip Bench, Chins & Face Pulls

Squat up to 160kg x6, then singles at 170kg, 180kg and 190kg (fail) – Then Front Squats & Pause Squats

Dead Bench up to 110kg x7, then single at 130kg – Followed by Pendlay Rows, weighted Dips, Cable Reverse Flye, Pulldowns & Chins

Finished the week with a session with the Pembrokeshire Powerlifters and an equipped Squat & Bench session – Squats up to 210kg on the box, but couldn’t stop sitting on it so coach took it away and then I got a 220kg 🙂 – Bench up to 165kg, Also tried a few different shirts to see if it made a difference. Definitely prefer the Titan Katana, the Super Katana just didn’t feel right!

Changing up training a little, I’m not going to take a deload week as only got a few weeks of training left and will be taking a week off before the meet. Going to go back to 3’s again as per week 1

Vids:

Deadlift 210kg

Bench 160kg

Dead Bench 110kg x7

Dead Bench 130kg

Pause Squat 125kg x5


Saturday 20th September – Friday 26th September 2014

7 Weeks to the World’s

Week 2 – 5’s week

Deadlift – worked up to 152.5kg. Assistance was some Good Mornings, Ab sling knee raises, DB Rows and pulldowns

Bench – Up to 105kg, then Close-Grip Bench, Pause Bench, DB Bench, Chin-ups, Face pulls and pushdowns

Squat – Up to 142.5kg, then Front Squats, Pause Squats, Leg Press and Captains Chair Knee Raises

Bench/Board Press – Machine Lever Bench, Pendlay Rows, Dips, Curls and Rear Raises

Not a bad weeks training, as per Wendler’s method pushed last set of all 5’s for max reps. Next week is 531 week and I’m hoping to push on the heavy singles for some PR’s.


Monday 14th April 2014 – Back Focus Week 4

Missed usual session at the Shack, ended up at commercial gym later in the day so just did what I could!

Press 70kg x5x5x5

Underhand Pulldowns 100kg x8, 80kg x13 (between press sets)

Squat up to 150kg – Didn’t like the rack, had to walk too far back after unracking and then the spotter/catcher bars didn’t go low enough for me, so stopped at 150kg

100 Dips x20x16x12x10x8x7x6x6x7x4x4 (30s rest)


Sunday 13th April 2014

DB Prone Row 30kg DB’s x8x8x8x8 (60s rest)

Shrugs (Explosive) 122.5kg x40 (15 done, then the remainder in a rest pause style, no letting go of the bar), 105kg x40 (2 mins)

DB Shrugs (with 3s hold) 38kg x10x10 (90s rest)

Smith Standing Calf Raise 112.5kg x12x10x10 (60s rest)

Leg Press Toe Press 200kg x10x10 (60s)

Prone Rear Raise 10kg DB’s x15x15x13 (60s)

Dips x20x17x11x8 (30s)


Saturday 16th November 2013

DB Seated Shoulder Press 26kg x10x9, 24kg x7, 20kg x10x9 (90secs between sets)

Smith Behind Neck Press (seated) 35kg x8, 35kg x8x8

Close-Grip Bench 100kg x3, 90kg x6, 80kg x8 (last two paused) (90s)

Dips x15x13x11x9x7x5 (no rest – just as superset with abs)

Ab Sling Knees to Elbows x10 between every set for a total of 160 reps

Been having some shoulder issues again recently so threw in a shoulder & tricep workout today which showed up a weakness on my left side (from previous injury) – Going to bring back some direct rotator cuff work and more DB’s to sort it – I hope!


Saturday 9th November 2013

Seated Press 67.5kg x5x5x7

V Grip Pulldown (11) x15x13x11 (between press sets)

Dips x20x20x14 (60s)

Squat 120kg x5, 140kg x3, 160kg x2, 170kg x1, 180kg x1 🙂

45 Degree Leg Press 200kg x10, 300kg 5, 400kg x5


Thursday 31st October 2013

Seated Shoulder Press 65kg x5x5x8

V Grip Pulldown (10) x15x15x15 (between press sets)

Dips x20x20x13 (60s rest)

45 Degree Leg Press 320kg x20


Sunday 20th October 2013

Seated Press 65kg x5x5x9
V Grip Pulldown (10) x14x13x10 (between press sets) – dropped weight on these to focus on technique
Dips x30x15x10 (60 secs rest)
Rack Pull 180kg x4x4x4 (90s)


Wednesday 16th October 2013

Seated Shoulder Press 62.5kg x5x5x9
Chins x16x14x11 (between press sets)
Dips x29x17x12 (60s rest)
Deadlift 172.5kg x2x2 (90s rest)
‘V’ Pulldown (14) x12x7x5 (60s)
Good Mornings 40kg x20x20 (60s)
Lying Leg Curl (5) x20x20 (60s)


Wednesday 9th October 2013

Seated Press 70kg x4x4x5

V Grip Pulldown (14) x13x11x10 (between press sets)

Dips x28x16x13 (60s rest)

Deadlift 170kg x4