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Texas method volume day.

Foam Rolling

L-Sit Chin Ups

Hook grip. Gotta increase my pain tolerance.

  • Body weight (~200 lb): 6

Low Bar Squat

Paused until work sets.

  • 45 lb: 20
  • 140 lb: 10
  • 230 lb: 5
  • 320 lb: 3
  • 410 lb: 1
  • 440 lb: 1
  • 400 lb: 3,3,3
    • +5 lb from last week.

High Bar Squat

  • 400 lb: 3,3,3
    • +5 lb from last week.
  • 360 lb: 5,5,5
    • +2.5 lb from last week.
    • Might have done an extra set...but I'm not 100% sure...dammit. I did another set to make sure I got the 3x5 I wanted.

Face Pulls

  • 70 lb: 10
  • 80 lb: 10

Reverse Grip Bench Press

Changed my shirt because my previous one was pretty sweat from squatting. Also, the shirt that I'm wearing has some printed writing and a logo on the back, so it'll probably stick to the bench a little better and prevent me from sliding.

  • 45 lb: 10
  • 140 lb: 5
  • 230 lb: 3
  • 300 lb: 1
  • 350 lb: 1
  • 315 lb: 5,5,4
    • +2.5 lb from last week.
    • Gah missed on last rep, last set. GRrrr...
    • Grip felt a little off on the third set when I unracked the bar.

Texas method volume day.

Foam Rolling

L-Sit Chin Ups

With the blue Fat Gripz.

  • Body weight (~200 lb): 6

Low Bar Squat

  • 45 lb: 20
  • 140 lb: 10
  • 230 lb: 5
  • 320 lb: 3
  • 410 lb: 1
    • Paused.
  • 440 lb: 1
    • Paused.
  • 395 lb: 3,3,3
    • +5 lb from last week.

High Bar Squat

  • 395 lb: 3,3,3
    • +5 lb from last week.
  • 357.5 lb: 5,5,5
    • +2.5 lb from last week.

Face Pulls

  • 70 lb: 10
  • 80 lb: 10

Reverse Grip Bench Press

Blue Asics Wrestling Shoes

New bench shoes! (Actually they're my old Asics wrestling shoes).

Wore these instead of the Nike Romaleos 2 because there's less of a heel. I find that when wearing the weightlifting shoes (with a 0.75" heel), I have to be careful with the power of my leg drive, or I risk driving my butt off the bench.

With these wrestling shoes, there's less of a heel, so I can drive hard with my legs without having to worry about my butt coming off the bench.

Also, it matches my rack. Kinda.

Paused until work sets.

  • 45 lb: 10
  • 140 lb: 5
  • 230 lb: 3
  • 280 lb: 1
  • 340 lb: 1
  • 312.5 lb: 5,5,4
    • +2.5 lb from last week.Last rep was a bit tough.
    • Back slipped on the bench on the last set, 5th rep attempt.

Texas method volume day.

Foam Rolling

L-Sit Chin Ups

With the blue Fat Gripz.

  • Body weight (~200 lb): 5,5

Low Bar Squat

High Bar Squat

  • 390 lb: 3,3,3
    • +10 lb from last week.
  • 355 lb: 5,5,5
    • +5 lb from last week.

Face Pulls

  • 70 lb: 10
  • 80 lb: 10

Reverse Grip Bench Press

Paused until work sets.

  • 45 lb: 10
  • 140 lb: 5
  • 230 lb: 3
  • 280 lb: 1
  • 340 lb: 1
    • Increased my over-warmup set by 10 lb from 330 lb.
  • 310 lb: 5,5,5
    • +2.5 lb from last week.
    • Last rep was a bit tough.

Texas method volume day.

Foam Rolling

L-Sit Chin Ups

With the blue Fat Gripz.

  • Body weight (~200 lb): 6

Low Bar Squat

  • 45 lb: 20
  • 140 lb: 10
  • 230 lb: 5
  • 320 lb: 3
  • 370 lb: 2
  • 410 lb: 1
  • 440 lb: 1
  • 380 lb: 3,3,3
    • +10 lb from last week.

High Bar Squat

  • 380 lb: 3,3,3
    • +10 lb from last week.
  • 350 lb: 5,5,5
    • +5 lb from last week.

Face Pulls

  • 70 lb: 10
  • 80 lb: 10

Reverse Grip Bench Press

307.5 lb Reverse Grip Bench Press

307.5 lb Reverse Grip Bench Press

Paused until work sets.

Really focused on leg drive during the set. Makes it a whole lot easier.

  • 45 lb: 10
  • 140 lb: 5
  • 230 lb: 3
  • 280 lb: 1
  • 330 lb: 1
  • 307.5 lb: 5,5,5
    • +2.5 lb from last week.

Texas method volume day.

I'm going to ease into heavier squatting by starting at 370 lb for 3 reps and increase the weight by 10 lb every week.

Foam Rolling

L-Sit Chin Ups

With the blue Fat Gripz.

  • Body weight (~200 lb): 5

Low Bar Squat

  • 45 lb: 20
  • 140 lb: 10
  • 230 lb: 5
  • 320 lb: 3
  • 370 lb: 2
  • 410 lb: 1
  • 440 lb: 1
  • 370 lb: 3,3,3

High Bar Squat

  • 370 lb: 3,3,3
  • 345 lb: 5,5,5

Face Pulls

  • 70 lb: 15

Reverse Grip Bench Press

305 lb Reverse Grip Bench Press

305 lb Reverse Grip Bench Press

Paused until work sets.

  • 45 lb: 10
  • 140 lb: 5
  • 230 lb: 3
  • 280 lb: 1
  • 330 lb: 1
  • 305 lb: 5,5,5