Texas Method Workout Log: Wed Sept 21 [Intensity] + Ed Coan Video

September 21, 2011 — Leave a comment


  • 385lbs: 3,1,3
    • Bar rolled forward towards my traps during the 2nd set, causing my upper body to lean forward too much.
    • 1st set felt easy. Probably could have cranked out more reps

Bench Press

  • 295lbs: 1,1,1,1,1
    • Failed on the 2nd rep of sets 2 & 3
    • 1st rep felt easy
  • 275lbs: 2


  • 455lbs: 3,3


Watched some Ed Coan videos on Youtube to get myself psyched up before heading to the gym.

This guy is vertically challenged like me. He's my new hero! Check him out below:

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