Couple of PRs, Mistakes, Add More Weight, Joe Weider, Organic, Partial Squats and Strength & Mobility

August 19, 2012 — Leave a comment

Set a couple of PR's this week: 450lbs high bar squat  (for 2 reps) and a 232.5lbs 235lbs standing overhead press!

Anyways, take a look at these articles:

  1. 6 Mistakes I Made - So You Don't Have To by Jim Wendler
  2. Why Adding Weight To The Bar Is The Whole Damn Point by Nick Horton
  3. 6 Lessons Learned From The Master Blaster by Bret Contreras and Brad Schoenfeld
  4. The Sins of Organic by John Kiefer
  5. How Are Partial And Full Squats Different? By Chris Beardsley
  6. How To Boost Strength & Mobility by Chris Beardsley


John Phung

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Ever since I started taking strength training seriously, I was bitten by the Iron Bug. Then it burrowed under my skin and laid eggs in my heart. Now those eggs are hatching and I... the feeling is indescribable.

Quick Stats
Height: 5'4" on non-squat days
Weight: 200 lb 210 lb ~220 lb (FOREVER BULK BRAH)


  • Texas Method: March 4, 2011 - April 28, 2013
  • Smolov Jr for Bench Press: June 4 - 22, 2012
  • Starting Strength: Nov 29, 2010 - March 4, 2011