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Old 06-18-2008, 05:48 AM   #11
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Oh boy, let's not get into the argument about what constitutes a "real" pullup, John.

2 pos snatch - 75, 85, 85, 85
2 pos clean - 115, 125, 125, 125
Push jerk, jerk - 95, 105, 105, 105
Pullups - dead hang as per JWA's suggestion - 20, 15, 12, then 8 for good measure

Handstand practice
Knees to elbows 3x10

I can go heavier on the weights from today.

Drinking the milk
20 dead hang pullups is tight.
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Old 06-18-2008, 05:07 PM   #12
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20 dead hang pullups is tight.
Thx
Guess I need to gain some weight then
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Old 06-20-2008, 05:17 AM   #13
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Vacation starts this afternoon..

Late night yesterday, so a little slow this morning

BS 3x10 - 185x2, 190x8. (First set I did FSs by accident bc I am an idiot)
C&J heavy single - heavy o-lifts tomorrow at Wall St gym, so deferred
push press 5x5 - 115x1, 120x2, 125x2

Handstand practice
Ice cream makers

Drinking milk as we speak.
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Old 06-20-2008, 08:04 AM   #14
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Hey Tariq,
I can't remember if you mentioned this before, but are there bumpers at the Wall St. location? Does management have a problem with dropping weights there?

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Old 06-20-2008, 10:47 PM   #15
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Hey Tariq,
I can't remember if you mentioned this before, but are there bumpers at the Wall St. location? Does management have a problem with dropping weights there?
Hey there

The Wall Street Equinox has full bumpers on the mezzanine level. I have only lifted there a few times. Every time except one, nobody bugged me. Once, a pathetic trainer gave me crap and I gave her crap back. She later got fired in an unrelated incident. Norma works out there often and drops weights and nobody bugs her. That said, I would try to keep the crashing to a minimum as you never know who is going to complain in one of those luxogyms.
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Old 06-21-2008, 10:48 AM   #16
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At wall st gym today.

Bumpers in kg so not exactly sure what I did. Weights approximate. Tired today

Power snatch 95 and 105 2x3
Power c*j 115 and 125 2x3
Heavy snatch up to 115
Dead hang pullups 22, 15, 12.

Front lever and handstand practice
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Old 06-21-2008, 07:54 PM   #17
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As we speak, I am drinking milk.
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Old 06-22-2008, 07:18 AM   #18
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Deadlift - 255 x 3 x 3 - was feeling it this morning
Bench press - 155 x5x1 then 160 x5x4
Dead hang pullups - prescribed 75% of yesterday's - so 17, 11, 9

Handstand practice mixed with knees-to-elbows 3x10

Train to DC later this morning
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Old 06-23-2008, 07:31 AM   #19
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At wall st gym today.

Bumpers in kg so not exactly sure what I did. Weights approximate. Tired today

Power snatch 95 and 105 2x3
I first started reading those numbers in kilos. Whoa T, power snatch 95?!?
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Old 06-23-2008, 08:37 AM   #20
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Sadly no. That weight is in pounds.

Evidence is currently pointing to a 5lb+ body weight gain so far. Upper body and legs clearly accumulating muscle; midsection clearly accumulating something else.

Today: in DC for holiday. Active rest: took a jog to the Mall and Lincoln, WWII Memorials. Did a fast lap of the reflecting pool. Run probably undid several days' worth of heavy lifting work but it was a nice way to see the sights.
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