Archives For John Phung

Paused Reverse Grip Bench Press

  • 140 x 8
  • 230 x 3
  • 320 x 1
  • 370 x 1
  • 425 x 0
    • Speed negative.
  • 320 x 3
  • 295 x 5

Paused Front Squat (No Belt)

  • 45 x 10
  • 140 x 5
  • 230 x 3
  • 280 x 1

Paused Front Squat

  • 330 x 1
  • 385 x 5 * PR!
    • +15 lb 5RM. Would have been a 4RM, but went for another rep.
    • Front squats always feel harder than it looks on video.

Paused Reverse Grip Bench Press

  • 140 x 8
  • 230 x 3
  • 280 x 1
  • 340 x 1
  • 395 x 2 * PR!
    • Wore a thin, slick shirt during warm ups. Felt like my body would slide inside the shirt during my PR set, and felt too lazy to go upstairs to grab a new shirt so I just benched topless. Back wasn't sweaty yet. Gave me an opportunity to see what it was like to bench without a shirt on the Thompson Fat Pad.

Reverse Grip Bench Press

  • 320 x 3,3
    • Still not used to the touch and go presses. Felt difficult reversing direction right away instead of pausing.

Paused Reverse Grip Bench Press

  • 140 x 8
  • 230 x 3
  • 280 x 1
  • 340 x 1
  • 395 x 1
    • Missed the 2nd rep.
  • 320 x 7 * PR!
    • Wanted 8 reps, but on the last rep my left arm couldn't keep up with my right and missed. NEX TIME. Still good enough for a PR.

Front Squat (No Belt)

  • 45 x 10
  • 135 x 8
  • 225 x 3
  • 275 x 1
  • 315 x 1
  • 365 x 5 * PR!
    • +365 lb 5RM.