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Happy Family Day!

Also, today is Texas Method volume day.

Foam Rolling

L-Sit Chin Ups

  • Body weight (200 lb): 8

Low Bar Squat

About 3.5 minutes in between sets.

  • 45 lb: 20
  • 140 lb: 10
  • 230 lb: 5
  • 320 lb: 3
  • 370 lb: 2
  • 410 lb: 1
  • 460 lb: 1
  • 410 lb: 3,3,3
    • +5 lb from 2 weeks ago.

High Bar Squat

  • 410 lb: 3,3
    • Same weight as last week, but only 2 sets (last week did 5 sets and no low bar squats).
  • 360 lb: 5,5,5

Face Pulls

  • 70 lb: 13

Reverse Grip Bench Press

292.5 lb

Reverse Grip Bench Press: 292.5 lb

Paused until work sets. Paused first rep on work sets.

Right pec a bit sore.

  • 45 lb: 10
  • 140 lb: 5
  • 230 lb: 3
  • 320 lb: 1
  • 292.5 lb: 5,5,5,5,5
    • +2.5 lb from last week.

Texas Method volume day.

Going to take out low bar squats and replace them with high bar squats this week. Low back aches.

L-Sit Chin Ups

  • Body weight (200 lb):10,10
    • Performed before and after foam rolling.

Foam Rolling

High Bar Squat

About 3.5 minutes in between sets.

  • 45 lb: 20
  • 140 lb: 10
  • 230 lb: 5
  • 320 lb: 3
  • 370 lb: 1
  • 410 lb: 1
  • 440 lb: 1
  • 410 lb: 3,3,3,3,3
    • Was supposed to be 407.5 lb, but I already had 410 on the bar, and I did 410x3x3 a couple of days ago, so decided to do 410 lb. Plus, 4 plates on each side looks cool (but not as nice as 5 plates on each side).
  • 357.5 lb: 5,5,5
    • +2.5 lb from last week.

Face Pulls

  • 70 lb: 13

Reverse Grip Bench Press

Paused until work sets. Paused first rep on work sets.

  • 45 lb: 10
  • 140 lb: 5
  • 230 lb: 3
  • 320 lb: 1
  • 290 lb: 5,4*,5,5,5
    • +2.5 lb from last week (microloading with fractional plates).
    • *Missed on the 5th rep, 2nd set. Slipped on the bench! Had a towel on top of the anti-slip liner (towel used to absorb sweat). After I slipped, the bar was still in my hands. Tried to push it up, but couldn't. Gah. Took off the towel after that set.

Texas Method volume day.

High Bar Squat

  • 45lbs: 20
  • 140lbs: 10
  • 230lbs: 5
  • 320lbs: 3
  • 370lbs: 2
  • 422.5lbs: 1
  • 380lbs: 3,3,3,3,3,3,3,3,3,5
    • About 2.5 minutes in between sets.
  • 322.5lbs: 6

Close Grip Bench Press

Adding in close grip bench presses to see if it helps my regular bench.

  • 45lbs: 12
  • 100lbs: 10
  • 140lbs: 5
  • 190lbs: 3
  • 230lbs: 5,5,5,5,5
    • Anterior deltoids, pecs and triceps feels more sore than usual

 

Texas Method volume day.

High Bar Squat

  • 45lbs: 20
  • 140lbs: 10
  • 230lbs: 5
  • 280lbs: 3
  • 335lbs: 3,3,3,3,3,3,3,3,3,3
    • About 2.5 minutes in between sets
  • 230lbs: 10

Low Bar Back Squat

  • 140lbs: 10

Overhead Press

Power reverse curled off the ground.

  • 45lbs: 10
  • 75lbs: 5
  • 100lbs: 5
  • 140lbs: 3
  • 160lbs: 6,6,6,6