#Workout Log: PR Friday June 3 (Video)

June 3, 2011 — 4 Comments

#PowerClean

80 kg (176lbs): 3,3,3,3,3

#Squat

187.5 kg (412.5lbs): 1,1,1,1,1

#Press

97.5 kg (214.5lbs): 1,1,X

#Deadlift

212.5 kg (467.5lbs): 2,1,1

Notes:

  • Hit personal records (PR's) today on all lifts!
  • Workout lasted 2+ hours
  • Feel fresh after workout, can probably do 30 minutes of pads training.

Squat

  • PR (+5kg)
  • Saw stars on the second set
  • All sets - struggle half way, then seems to shoot up
  • Need to fight to finish the rep

Press

  • PR (+5kg)
  • Failed 3rd set, 2 attempts

Deadlift

  • PR (+5kg)
  • Failed 2nd set, 2nd rep
  • Feel gassed after 1 rep

Video

New 1RM PR on the (military) press at 97.5kg (214.5lbs)!

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  • http://www.facebook.com/rleegarcia Rudy Lee Garcia

    Nice numbers Johnny.  Progressive training is the way to go.  Another methodology you may want to incorporate for a change of pace is
    Super Squats: How to Gain 30 Pounds of Muscle in 6 Weeks [Paperback]

    Randall J. Strossen (Ph.D.) (Author).  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jilPpgX7Fk8 .  Incredibly intense routine.  Lift Big Johnny

    • http://www.johnphung.com John Phung

      Thanks! That book is actually on my “to read” list.

      Not sure about gaining 30 pounds. I’m already quite heavy at my height (5’4″ at 195lbs).

      How well did this book work for you?

    • http://www.johnphung.com John Phung

      Thanks! That book is actually on my “to read” list.

      Not sure about gaining 30 pounds. I’m already quite heavy at my height (5’4″ at 195lbs).

      How well did this book work for you?

    • http://www.johnphung.com John Phung

      Thanks! That book is actually on my “to read” list.

      Not sure about gaining 30 pounds. I’m already quite heavy at my height (5’4″ at 195lbs).

      How well did this book work for you?