Love to Lift Challenge - Day 4 of 100

Bob Takano


Woodland Hills, California, United States

Olympic Weightlifting

You have to love weightlifting. It is as much art as it is science and sport. These workouts are designed to encourage your growth as a lifter and should be performed with excellence in movement in mind and not the weight on the bar. Stick with it for a 100 days of workouts and see how you feel.


For those of you who want to compete or have the requisite skills and training, you can sign up to follow my own personal cadre of competitive athletes' weightlifting intermediate and advance training programs which post every week.


The terminology is simple: (X/3)4 means do one lift 3 times for 4 sets. For a clean and push press, you may see (X/2+1)4, which means do 2 cleans then 1 push press as your set and perform for 4 sets


Day 4 of 100

You're a veteran now - it's been 4 days - time to get used to workout abbreviations for movements. As we go along and we add more variety to your rep and set schemes, it'll be easier on the eyes.


CDL - Clean Deadlift

GM - Good Mornings

OH - Overhead


Reminder: PC & PJ: (X/1/3)4 means power clean 1 followed immediately by power jerk 3 times, all for four sets with rest inbetween each set. Sufficient rest. It's not about the weight but maintaining correct form. That will be taxing enough if you do it right.


P Sn & OH Sq: (X/1+3)4
PC & PJ: (X/1+3)4
Halting CDL: (X/3)4
GM: (X/4)4




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