Texas Method Training Log: Wednesday April 11, 2012 [Recovery Day]

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Front Squat

Warm Up

  • 45lbs: 10
  • 97.5lbs: 5
  • 137.5lbs: 5
  • 187.5lbs: 3

Main Set

  • 237.5lbs: 3,1,3,3
    • Used straps for sets 1, 3 and 4
    • 2nd set tried Brink grip. But after the 1st rep, it started rolling down my arm.

Push Press

Warm Up

  • 45lbs: 10
  • 72.5lbs: 8
  • 97.5lbs: 5
  • 137.5lbs: 3
  • 187.5lbs: 2
  • 207.5lbs: 1

Main Sets

  • 227.5lbs: 3

L-Sit V-Grip Chin Ups

  • Bodyweight (198lbs): 12,12,12,12
    • Performed at the beginning, after every 2 sets of neck exercises and at the end.

Neck Extension

  • 15lbs: 30
  • 25lbs: 20
  • 37.5lbs: 10
  • 51lbs: 25,25,25

Neck Flexion

  • 15lbs: 30
  • 25lbs: 20
  • 37.5lbs: 10
  • 51lbs: 25,25,25

Neck Side Flexion (Left)

  • 15lbs: 30
  • 25lbs: 20
  • 37.5lbs: 30

Neck Side Flexion (Right)

  • 15lbs: 30
  • 25lbs: 20
  • 37.5lbs: 30

Notes

  • Giant sets
  • Used the Ironmind Head Strap for Hercules neck harness and Olympic plates
  • Performed all exercises standing

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  • 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