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6 hours ago, Darrin S said:

Awesome job Eric.  Hitting PRs all the time.  Very cool.

Thanks, Darrin! Just trying to keep up with your exploits!

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Paused Benches

50x12

70x7

90x5

110x3

132.5x5

Touch n’ Go

123x11

 

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WestSlope

Congrats on 2nd in Masters II 120K !!!  You are a bad man.

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14 hours ago, WestSlope said:

Congrats on 2nd in Masters II 120K !!!  You are a bad man.

Thank you, Steve!

Here’s my “workout” yesterday:

Squat

518x1

551x1

562x1 PR by 17 pounds!

Bench

320x1

331x1

342x not quite lol

Deadlift

606x1

I’m thrilled with the squat PR, as well as accumulating a total of four 2nd place finishes at National Powerlifting  meets. Weird aches and pains pop up now and then to derail my bench and my deadlift just flat out felt too overtrained to risk a second attempt and injury. A bit disappointed by that, as I wanted a 650-661 pull. But still very happy. Onwards and upwards to next year!

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Raymond

You're smashing it Eric!

Seeing all those PR's and competition results reinforces that excuses have no place in this game. Gives and old boy like me reason to keep going.

Well done mate!

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Buccos1

Congratulations Eric, those are fantastic all-around numbers!  

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3 hours ago, Raymond said:

You're smashing it Eric!

Seeing all those PR's and competition results reinforces that excuses have no place in this game. Gives and old boy like me reason to keep going.

Well done mate!

Very kind of you, Raymond.  I guess the main thing is having a goal, no matter how seemingly modest. If you make it you’re encouraged, and if not you still have something to shoot for. 

And thanks!😊

2 hours ago, Buccos1 said:

Congratulations Eric, those are fantastic all-around numbers!  

I appreciate that, Carl! I’m really thrilled with the squat. My second attempt felt like a 100% effort and it was a leap of faith going into the hole, because 2/3 of the way down I felt like I might not get back up. It’s amazing how many thoughts flash through your head during a max squat (not all of which are positive). You gotta think of some positive come-backs real quick!

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562, with Zen fish tank soundtrack. 

 

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6 hours ago, EricMilfeld said:

562, with Zen fish tank soundtrack. 

 

Man, you killed that!  Zero question with that depth.  Very, very impressive squat!!

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9 hours ago, Buccos1 said:

Man, you killed that!  Zero question with that depth.  Very, very impressive squat!!

Thanks, Carl!

I’ve sort of made a promise to myself not to miss a squat due to depth, so I try to go a little deeper than legal. It really eats away at you to miss on depth and then be stuck with the sense you probably could have still stood up had you gone lower. 

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Squat

75x5

75x7

105x8

135x8

135x8

135x8

High Bar Close Stance

125x10

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Bench

Going forward all sets will be performed with a 3-count pause. So in theory, any gym lift would be achievable in a meet with the lengthiest pause. I’ll also be doing a short pause at the top with the elbows locked. Because of the increased time under tension I’ll be doing less reps in general. But I’m also bumping up the volume with a little decrease in intensity for a nice change of pace. 

ALL 3-COUNT PAUSES

50x8

50x8

70x8

95x8

110x8

110x8

110x8

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1 hour ago, EricMilfeld said:

Bench

Going forward all sets will be performed with a 3-count pause. So in theory, any gym lift would be achievable in a meet with the lengthiest pause. I’ll also be doing a short pause at the top with the elbows locked. Because of the increased time under tension I’ll be doing less reps in general. But I’m also bumping up the volume with a little decrease in intensity for a nice change of pace. 

ALL 3-COUNT PAUSES

50x8

50x8

70x8

95x8

110x8

110x8

110x8

110 for 8 with 3 second pauses brutal 💪💪💪💪💪💪

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23 minutes ago, AdamTGlass said:

110 for 8 with 3 second pauses brutal 💪💪💪💪💪💪

It was tougher than I anticipated, for sure. Thanks, buddy!

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Deadlift 

Starting an experiment today. Will be training mixed grip again to see if I can do so without any of the minor back pains I’d occasionally suffer. I’d prefer to train how I compete. If it doesn’t workout, no biggie, I’ll go back to double overhand with straps. 

105x8

125x8

165x8

185x8

185x8

3-Count Pauses Mid-Shin

170x5

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3-Count Pause Bench

50x5

50x5

70x5

95x5

120x5

120x5

120x5

 

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Squat

75x5

75x5

105x8

135x8

155x8

155x8

155x8

3-Count Pauses

160x5

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3-Count Pause Bench

50x5

50x8

70x8

95x8

112.5x8

112.5x8

112.5x8

These long pauses go from feeling super easy to super hard real fast. 

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Deadlift

105x8

135x8

175x5

195x8

195x8

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3-Count Pause Bench

50x8

70x5

90x5

110x2

122.5x5

122.5x5

122.5x5

Dumbbell Rows

Will be doing these ultra strict going forward (back parallel to floor, no torso twisting, no setting weight down between reps, contacting torso with dumbbell globe)

85 Pounder

R x6

L x6

125 Pounder

R x6

L x2 (stopped there due to biceps injury hurting)

R x6

85 Pounder

L x15

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Skipped squats due to a nasty cold. 

Deadlift

105x5

125x5

175x5

210x5

210x5

 

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3-Count Pause Bench

50x7

50x7

70x7

90x3

110x2

120x7

Touch n Go

110x12

 

 

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Almost forgot to do rows!

Dumbbell Rows

Left

85x8

85x8

85x20 (biceps and shoulder still hurt)

Right

85x8

85x8

125x8

125x8

 

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Squat

75x5

75x8

105x8

135x5

160x12

3-Count Pauses

170x5

170x5

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Deadlift

105x8

135x5

135x5

170x15

Snatch Grip

175x8

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