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Old 03-20-2007, 12:22 PM   #11
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OHS and pullups match well supersetted. Make that a 8--10 reps OHS with bodyweight and 15 pullups and he can actually get there in six weeks...
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Old 03-20-2007, 12:57 PM   #12
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My friend Steve Stackpole weighs in at 275lbs and can do 15 or more pull-ups. Dropping weight for pull-ups is a cop out, plain and simple. Doug Chapman weighs 250 and can do 40+ another example of dropping weight for pull-ups being a cop out!

I'm going to put something together that you aren't used too, but from all of the videos I've seen its waht you need! A bit of conditioning while driving your lifts up... Point being to increase your work capacity in a way you may or may not be familiar with, I do things a bit differently.
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Old 03-20-2007, 12:58 PM   #13
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With numbers like that, I'd choose to do 1 of 2 things:

1. Increase my power/explosiveness. Your power clean, push press, and jerk numbers appear to be a bit low compared to your (pretty good) numbers in the press, bench, deadlift, and squat.

2. OHS and pullups as mentioned above.

As I don't know shit, I won't even attempt to suggest programming.
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Old 03-20-2007, 01:07 PM   #14
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Oh yeah. six weeks......

well. the OHS/Pullup combo woudl be a good one just to see where you get in 6 weeks anyway. The more I look at it I think I'll try this once I reach my current goals.
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Old 03-20-2007, 01:15 PM   #15
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Doug can do 40 pullups, but, he's not all that strong on the barbell lifts, either PLs or OLs, is he? From what I've seen of his vids, I didn't get that impression. Plus, those are kipped numbers, aren't they? I don't know how many kipped I can do..heh, maybe 7.

Steve Stackpole's another story. He was reasonably strong before he started and kept up the big lifting with the metcon.

My conditioning does suck. For sure. I am definitely not at my strongest either. Or leanest. Or whatever.

2+ years of spotty training isn't conducive for PRs or maintaining a high level of conditioning.

I just worked up to a set of 7 @ 115# in the OHS...it sucked. It's funny how I'm really resistant to certain ideas.
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Old 03-20-2007, 01:17 PM   #16
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Doug can do 40 pullups, but, he's not all that strong on the barbell lifts, either PLs or OLs, is he? From what I've seen of his vids, I didn't get that impression. Plus, those are kipped numbers, aren't they? I don't know how many kipped I can do..heh, maybe 7.

Steve Stackpole's another story. He was reasonably strong before he started and kept up the big lifting with the metcon.

My conditioning does suck. For sure. I am definitely not at my strongest either. Or leanest. Or whatever.

2+ years of spotty training isn't conducive for PRs or maintaining a high level of conditioning.

I just worked up to a set of 7 @ 115# in the OHS...it sucked. It's funny how I'm really resistant to certain ideas.
So from this post what Steve really wants is a hardcore conditioning program that will up his pullup and OHS numbers?
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Old 03-20-2007, 01:30 PM   #17
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Old 03-20-2007, 01:59 PM   #18
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i don't think i saw a 'please' anywhere, mr. steve...
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Old 03-20-2007, 02:00 PM   #19
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Okay, forget the OHS, do instead seated presses supersetted with pullups. Six weeks is more than enougth time to get from 5 to 15--20 strict pullups and you could try to get a strict seated BW+ press for reps which is also perfectly doable in six weeks.
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Old 03-20-2007, 02:18 PM   #20
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I was thinking about creating a random workout generator where you click on a link and it would put something together based on criteria you pre define any interest?
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