Rack Pull

Testing out the DIY power rack suspension safety strap system with some rack pulls.

Personally I'd rather pull from a bunch of mats under the plates (mat pulls), but I want to see if these straps and chains can hold up with heavier weight.

  • 140 x 10
  • 230 x 5
  • 320 x 3
  • 410 x 1
  • 460 x 1
    • Strapped up. Hands are weak and soft from not deadlifting due to torn callus.
  • 500 x 1
  • 600 x 1
  • 640 x 0
  • 620 x 1 * PR!

Power Clean

  • 45 x 10
  • 140 x 3
  • 165 x 2
  • 190 x 1,1,1,1,1,1,1,1
    • Starting to get the hang of this.

Front Squat (Paused, No Belt)

  • 140 x 5
  • 230 x 3
  • 320 x 2
  • 370 x 1
  • 415 x 0

Front Squat (Dead Stop, No Belt)

  • 385 x 1 * PR!
    • 1RM. Tough!

Front Squat

  • 320 x 8 * PR!
    • 8RM. "High" rep front squats are tiring.

 

 

Power Clean

  • 45 x 10
  • 100 x 5
  • 140 x 3
  • 165 x 1,1
  • 190 x 1,1,1,1,1

Push Press

Haven't done these in about 2-3 years.

  • 45 x 10
  • 140 x 5
  • 165 x 3
  • 190 x 2
  • 230 x 1
  • 250 x 1
    • Pretty sure this is a 1RM, but I'm also pretty sure I can do more.
  • 280 x 1
    • Not bad, let's go higher.
  • 300 x 1
    • Matches my OHP 1RM. LET'S GO HIGHER.
  • 315 x 1 * PR!
    • LMAO3PLATE
    • Tough, but locked it out!
  • 225 x 3
    • First rep hit the rack, didn't have motivation for the rest of the reps so I stopped after 3. Good enough for a first push press training session in

 

 

Power Clean

Practicing. Also power cleans are a pretty good warm up. Worked up a sweat despite light weights.

  • 45 x 10
  • 100 x 5
  • 140 x 3
  • 165 x 1,1
  • 190 x 1,1,1,1,1,1

Breathing Paused High Bar Squat

  • 135 x 10
  • 225 x 5
  • 315 x 3

Paused High Bar Squat (No Belt)

  • 405 x 1
  • 455 x 4 * PR!
    • Went for 5, but 4 is still a PR.

Overhead Press (Dead Stop)

  • 45 x 10
  • 100 x 5
  • 140 x 3
  • 190 x 2
  • 230 x 1
  • 250 x 1
  • 290 x 0
  • 250 x 2
    • Wanted 3, but lost balance on the 2nd rep that caused me to walk backwards.

Paused Reverse Grip Bench Press

  • 320 x 1
  • 345 x 3
    • Wanted 5, but knew I wasn't going to get the next rep.
  • 275 x 10 * PR!
    • 10RM.