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Old 01-18-2010, 02:20 PM   #441
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Sunday: ouch.
Monday: ouch. Did 5k row at a moderate pace for some active recovery and blood flow.
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Old 01-19-2010, 09:56 PM   #442
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Tuesday:

hpsn: up to 47.5, which went up easily, but no dice at 50kg. Odd.
press: 90#x5x5
Bradford press: 65# reps to failure.
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Old 01-23-2010, 01:35 PM   #443
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Crap, got behind:

Thursday:
hpcl: 52x2x10, trying for fast, but failing
pushups

Saturday:
Have been cutting food back for the past couple of weeks. Down to 198 lbs.
Haven't felt much loss of strength until today.

Push press was fine:
pp: up to 137.5#x3
bsq: 3 day: 190#x3, 220x3, 245x3 -- 220 and 245 felt really heavy. Hadn't eaten today, so could just be lack of food....
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Old 01-23-2010, 06:58 PM   #444
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Later Saturday:

Easy jog and 3x hill sprints (~120m). Lost quite a step over the past few weeks...
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Old 01-24-2010, 06:01 PM   #445
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On some reflection, I'm going to plan to compete this summer at the 85kg class level. I don't have the muscle to justify being at 94kg, and fat doesn't lift weight. I've put on some muscle over the years, but also quite a bit of fat. I could fit all my current lean mass at the 85kg level quite easily. Much healthier.

Given that, I'm going to switch to a Bulgarian approach rather than the strength based approach I'm going with now. I'll stay with the upper body program but go with a 5/3/1 front squat program instead of the back squats.
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Old 01-26-2010, 01:12 PM   #446
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Last gasp week of the current program.

hpcl: topped out at 68kg, crappy form.
press: went to 92.5#x5x5, managed three work sets, failed on 4th.
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Old 01-26-2010, 01:40 PM   #447
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On some reflection, I'm going to plan to compete this summer at the 85kg class level. I don't have the muscle to justify being at 94kg, and fat doesn't lift weight. I've put on some muscle over the years, but also quite a bit of fat. I could fit all my current lean mass at the 85kg level quite easily. Much healthier.

Given that, I'm going to switch to a Bulgarian approach rather than the strength based approach I'm going with now. I'll stay with the upper body program but go with a 5/3/1 front squat program instead of the back squats.
This is probably a good call. The only strength/power athletes that can really justify being tubby are the SHW's. Everyone else is better at sub 15% bf, better sub 12% from a health perspective if you ask me.

Your relative strength will take a pretty good leap
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Old 01-26-2010, 10:25 PM   #448
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Your relative strength will take a pretty good leap
It just sucks going through the process. I'll be fine when I get there....
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Old 01-28-2010, 08:19 PM   #449
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Thursday:
sn: up to 54.5, 5 singles at 44
c&j: up to 70 (missed jerk), down to 61 for singles (jerks got better over time).
fs: up to 93 for a single (missed at 100, damnit -- need more fs work)
farmers walks: 115lbs@ x 45m, x20m
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Old 01-30-2010, 07:29 PM   #450
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Saturday:
sn: up to 54.5, missed behind at 56.7, just need more consistency
c&j: up to 70, missed j again.
press: 70#x5, 80x5, 90x7
fs: 135#x5, 150x5, 165x7
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