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Weightlifting seminar at NorCal Strength & Conditioning
  • Back squat - 87% x 2 x 5
  • Snatch deadlift - 118% (of snatch) x 2 x 3
  • Push press - 85% x 3 x 5
3 sets of:
A. TGU sit-up x 10
B. KB sidebend x 20

Week 3S2
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23 Comments
BK 2008-10-26
Greg, To what position is the Turkish sit up? 1 arm laying down to sitting upright,then return to ground?
Greg Everett 2008-10-26
BK - Lying to sitting upright and posted on the free hand, return to lying.
Ryan McKenzie 2008-10-27
New here. If a weight isn't suggested, are we to just choose one we are comfortable with, (e.g. the TGU-sit ups, and KB sidebends)? Or is there a rule of thumb?
BK 2008-10-27
Squat 335 Snatch Dead 188 Push Press 145
Greg Everett 2008-10-27
Ryan - Yes - Choose a weight that is challenging for the RXed reps/sets.
tommi k 2008-10-27
BS - 152.5kg Sn.DL. - 120kg PP - 100kg x3x4 +shoulder press 90kg x1,both PRs 3sets of: 10 TGU sit up,24kg 20 side bends,32kg
Jesse Woody 2008-10-27
BS: 275# x 2 x 5 Sn. DL: 230, 250, 270# PP: 195 x 3 x 5 Abs later.
Richard Vanmeerbeek 2008-10-27
BS - 100kg x 3 x 10 on the minute Sn Dl - 102.5kg Pp - 80kg TGU sit-ups - 28kg/24kg/24kg Side bends - 32kg
luca z. 2008-10-27
Hey Greg, I talked to Donny Shankle this morning he says hello and he wants to know when you're going to visit the gym he's training in San Ramon for a little lifting competition. Check him out at www.californiastrength.com take care
Greg Everett 2008-10-27
Ha - Donny can kick my ass lifting barefoot and 1-handed. But tell him I definitely would like to make it out there to train sometime soon. I may be up in the area around Thanksgiving, so I may have to make an east bay trip.
luca z. 2008-10-27
Will do, let me know when you're up here maybe we can hook up.
Ed 2008-10-27
Greg, I attended your seminar at CF NorCal. It was great! You know your shit buddy. Take it ez!
Eric Brandom 2008-10-27
M/23/6'1"/180 BS - 335 SNDL - 250 PP - 205 Abs with 2 pood KB
Matt Schellinger 2008-10-27
BS - 225 x 3 x 5 - right hip chronic pain, getting better though SN DL - 205 x 3 x 3 - Pulled to full extension weight to heavy for early arm bend so felt like it helped me work on form. PP - 135 lb x 3 x 5 TGU - 25, 35, 45 lb plate Side Bends - 45 lb plate
Jody Woodland 2008-10-27
BS - 325# SNDL - 195# PP - 185# TGUSU - 50#/35#/35# (50 was awkward) DB SB - 75#/100#/100#
Matt Wichlinski 2008-10-27
I saw a video of Donny Shankle do Grace in jeans and boots after a competition. He essential did Romanian dead lifts + reverse curls + presses and crushed a 1:40 or something like that. He almost passed out afterward, but pretty impressive how he man handled that weight with virtually no technique. I know how good a lifter he is, but thought a measly 135 would be a breeze... eye opener. BSx2x5 405, 410, 415, 420, 425 SDLx2x3 305 May have been a little slow PPx3x5 245 65# side bends
Matt Schellinger 2008-10-27
I think I have realized I am dumb, I did x sets of 5 instead of 5 sets of 3, which would have let me use more weight and would have made more sense. Yay me.
Ian 2008-10-27
BS 140kg SnDL 100kg PP 85kg That was fun I weighed myself today. 205 with a spare tire to boot. I'm gonna do 30 days of paleo intermittent fasting, eating from 12-6 on weekdays. I've been overdoing it with the beer, bread and ice cream, and feeling like crap, too. Last time I did it I lost 20lbs, got cut, and felt great so we'll see how it goes this time.
ken c 2008-10-27
44/6'1"/185 back squat 335 snatch deadlift 235 push press 185 Matt i've seen that grace video of donny. as i understand it he did that AFTER a weight lifting competition. pretty impressive stuff.
ken c 2008-10-27
Matt. oops. just saw that you knew that video was after a competition. never mind.
ADR 2008-10-28
Back squat - 245# x 2 x 5 Snatch deadlift - 225# x 2 x 3 Push press - 145% x 3 x 5 3 sets of: A. TGU sit-up x 10 - 20kg B. KB sidebend x 20 - 75#
Jonathan 2008-10-28
BS: 247# x2x5 Snatch DL: 250# x3x3 PP: 160# x3x5 ABs: 2 sets of: TGU SU 35# x10 DB Side Bend 80# x20
Rick 2008-10-29
BS:260#x2x5 Sn Dl:185#x3x3 PP:165#x3x5(had to power clean each rep) Abs: 3 sets of TGU SU 20kg KB x10 each side DB side bend 24kb KB x20 each side
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