Archives For John Phung

Breathing Paused Low Bar Squat

  • 45 lb x 10
  • 135 lb x 10
  • 225 lb x 5
  • 315 lb x 3

Paused Low Bar Squat

  • 405 lb x 1
  • 455 lb x 1 Belted up.

Low Bar Squat

  • 500 lb x 1
  • 455 lb x 3
  • 405 lb x 5

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Forgot to barbell curl before benching.

Reverse Grip Bench Press

  • 45 lb x 10
  • 135 lb x 5
  • 225 lb x 3
  • 275 lb x 1
  • 335 lb x 1
  • 365 lb x 1
  • 285 lb x 5,5,9
    • FAK almost had 10. Required some assistance, so I'm not counting it.

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Loaded 365 lb on the bench press.

I start looking around for a spotter.

5' tall, ~110 lb dude comes up to me and asks, "need me to spot you?"

Me: "N-no...but th-thanks..."

Didn't want to risk death today.

Reverse Grip Bench Press

  • 45 lb x 10
  • 135 lb x 5
  • 225 lb x 3
  • 275 lb x 1
  • 335 lb x 1
  • 365 lb x 1
    • SUPER DUPER EASY.
  • 335 lb x 3,3

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I love the feeling of exhaustion from volume squats.

Reminds me of Fedor Emelianenko quote:

"I like this feeling of weariness after training, when I’m walking home exhausted, dragging my feet. I like this a lot".

Breathing Paused High Bar Squat

  • 45 lb x 10
  • 135 lb x 10
  • 225 lb x 5
  • 315 lb x 3

Paused High Bar Squat

  • 405 lb x 1
  • 455 lb x 1 Belted up.

High Bar Squat

  • 475 lb x 1
    • Unusually easy and super explosive
  • 410 lb x 5,5,5,5,5

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Trying out some new wrist wraps (Titan Signature Gold, 36" I think).

AWESOME. Very stiff. Much stiffer than the Max RPM wraps.

Overhead Press

  • 45 lb x 10
  • 95 lb x 5
  • 135 lb x 3
  • 185 lb x 2
  • 225 lb x  1
  • 245 lb x 0
    • Lost balance half way up. Stepped forward :/
  • 225 lb x 3
  • 205 lb x 5,3,5

 

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