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Old 04-13-2007, 05:59 AM   #85
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April 12, 2007 - Testing week
Core Performance Movement Prep

Ok so I lost my notebook because I left it on top of my car when I left the gym....oops. Here is what I can recall.

pushups - 30
L-sit - 18 seconds

Bench Press - 105 x 4, 105 x 4, 160 x 3, 200 x 2, 210 x 1, 225 x 1, 240 x 1, 250 x 1
Military Press - 45 x 5, 95 x 3, 135 x 1, 145 x 1, 155 x 1, 165 x 1, 175 x 0
cable curl - 70 x 12, 70 x 12, 70 x 10
Ring dips - 17, 4, 9
ring pushups - 10, 8

-Bench Press - Warmed up using Charles Poliquins warmup method, I don't know if I really care for it too much though. This is about 10-15's less than my latest bench PR. Then again I did take off 6 weeks of all almost all pushing. So that amount of decline isn't bad (at least for me).
military press- went back to my old way of testing PR's, 165 isn't too bad
-Ring Dips - I think I cheated myself on the first set by not getting full extension, around 10 I was thinking this seems to be way too easy, so I slowed it down a little.
-Ring pushups - ok so I should have realized my pushing ability was toast but I decided to try it anyway.
"And for crying out loud. Don't go into the pain cave. I can't stress this enough. Your Totem Animal won't be in there to help you. You'll be on your own. The Pain Cave is for cowards.
Pain is your companion, don't go hide from it."
-Kelly Starrett
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