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  1. woodswise

    woodswise TID Board Of Directors

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    Saturday Strongman Training

    223#

    Axle Clean and Press
    240 x 3
    260 x 1
    280 x fail x 6 attempts. Considering a little over a month ago, I was failing at 240 and now I am failing at 280, that's real progress!

    Axle 13" deadlift
    600 x 3 singles

    Stone of Steel
    240 x fail (my right shoulder was bothering)
    150 x 2 sets x 5 reps (shoulder felt better after some rehab)
     
  2. woodswise

    woodswise TID Board Of Directors

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    Monday February 6, 2017
    225#

    Deadlift
    515 x 3 x 5 reps


    Tuesday February 7, 2017
    224#

    Overhead Strict Press
    210 x 5 x 2 reps
    175 x 7 reps

    Right shoulder continues to improve.
     
  3. woodswise

    woodswise TID Board Of Directors

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    Wednesday February 8, 2017

    Pullups
    BW x 5 x 10 reps

    EZ Curl Bar
    80 x 3 x 8

    Hammer DB Curls
    25 x 3 x 10

    45 degree rear lateral raises
    25 x 3 x 10 reps

    Facepulls
    Red band x 20; +20
    Blue band x 10; + 10
     
  4. woodswise

    woodswise TID Board Of Directors

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    Feb. 9
    225#
    SSB Squat
    385 x 4 sets x 3 reps

    Feb. 10
    227#
    dips
    BW x 4 sets x 20

    Db. Skull Crushers
    80 x 3 sets x 10

    Banded Triceps Extensions
    Red x 3 x 20
    Blue x 10 (hold the last one for 30 secs)

    Feb. 11 (Saturday Strongman)
    224#

    Axle C&P
    235 x 3
    235 x 5
    215 x 5

    13" Axle Dead Lift
    620 x 1
    620 x 1
    620 x fail (placed my feet wrong on this one)

    Farmers Carries
    420 x 40' in 6.25 seconds
    x 40'/6.53
    x 40/6.1
    x 40/7.0


    February 13
    225#
    455 Deadlift x 8 sets x 2 reps for speed

    February 14
    226#
    Strict Overhead Press
    195 x 5 x 5 feeling strong!!!! Shoulder's much better, too.
     
  5. woodswise

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    Thursday February 16, 2017
    223#

    SSB Front Box Squat
    375 x 4 x 6 reps
     
  6. woodswise

    woodswise TID Board Of Directors

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    I'm happy to report I've been working out regularly and other than having a cold and missing my last two Saturday strongman training days, have been hitting the weights hard.

    March 2, 2017
    233#
    Low Box Front SSB Squat
    325 x 4 sets x 6

    March 3, 2017
    236#
    Dips
    100 x 3 sets x 10

    Lying Triceps Extension with EZ Curl Bar
    80 x 5 sets x 10 reps

    Banded Triceps Extensions
    Blue 2" Band x 20; x 20; x 15

    15degrees bent trap raises
    135 x 5 sets x 20

    March 6
    235#
    Deadlift
    600 x 2 sets x 1 rep

    March 7
    238#
    Overhead Strict Press
    205# x 6 sets x 2 reps
    90 x 30 reps (to failure) Had a wicked pump from these!!!
     
  7. woodswise

    woodswise TID Board Of Directors

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    March 8, 2017
    238#
    Neutral Grip Pullups
    BW x 5 x 10

    EZ Curl Bar Curls
    80 x 5 x 10 slow reps

    Db Hammer Curls (no twisting)
    40 x 4 x 5

    45 degree bent rear delt laterals
    30 x 3 x 10

    Slow Eccentric Facepulls
    Blue 2" band x 2 x 20
    Red 1" band x 2 x 20



    March 9, 2017
    238#

    SSB Hack Squats (coach rigged up a hack squat with some orange bands and some tie downs to keep you steady as you leaned back.
    195 x 4 x 15

    These were F***ing brutal. My thighs and lower back were on fire and I could barely walk for 15 minutes after!!!
     
  8. woodswise

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    March 10, 2017
    236#

    Lying Triceps Extensions with EZ Curl Bar
    110 x 5 x 5

    Dips
    BW x 5 sets x 20 reps

    Banded Triceps Pressdowns
    Blue 2" x 20; +15
    REd 1" x 10; +8

    15 degree leaning Trap Raises (leaning against a bar on the squat rack)
    225 x 5 x 10 reps.

    Saturday Strongman
    March 11, 2017
    234#

    Axle Overhead Press (clean from the ground)
    205 x 3
    250 x fail
    250 x 1
    250 x 1
    250 x 1

    18" Axle Deadlift
    465 x 2
    555 x 3 sets x 2

    Farmers Carries
    230 each hand x 40 feet
    9.8 seconds
    9.2 seconds

    220# sand bag carries for 160 feet
    1 x Fail
    1 x 80 feet
     
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  9. woodswise

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    The above weights are all my working weights. I am not reporting my warm up sets here.
     
  10. Rod crowley

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    Congrats on the progress.That's motivation to another old fart like me.
     
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  11. woodswise

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    Monday March 13, 2017
    234#

    Deadlift
    525 x 3 x 6 reps

    March 14
    235
    Strict Overhead Press
    175 x 4 x 8 reps

    March 16
    234#
    Front SSB Box Squat
    325 x 3 x 12 (last set had a rest pause at 8 reps)
     
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    Saturday Strongman, March 18, 2017

    Axle Clean and Press
    262 x 2; 3; 1;

    Wagon Wheel Axle Deadlifts
    605 x 2; 1; 1;

    Farmer Carries
    40 feet
    250 each hand x 14.4 seconds and 10.7 seconds

    Sand Bag Carry 40', Ski Erg 40 s., Sand Bag Carry 40'
    220 x 1.31.7 s.; 1.24.0 s.


    Monday March 20
    Deadlift
    234#
    405 x 2 x 12
    450 x 2 x 8

    March 21
    235#
    Strict Overhead Press
    205 x 6 x 3 reps

    March 23
    233#
    SSB Front Box Squat
    385 x 5 x 5

    Saturday Strongman March 25
    233#
    Axle Clean and Press
    250 x 1
    270 x 0; 0
    300 x 0
    270 x 0 (failed to lock out)

    Farmer Carries
    260 x 40' in 8.9 s.; 8.9 s.

    Sand Bag Carry x 80'
    280 x 0; 0; 60'

    Coach stood next to me on the last set and gave me three pointers that helped me get the 280# sand bag. If you look back you will see I failed to get the 220# sand bag just a couple weeks ago, so this was a huge (and almost unbelievable) improvement!
     

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