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Athlete Journal, Entry 53 – Always Sick But Still Going Strong
Moving into the second week of lifting heavy. Both my wife and I came down with a cold. Yes, yes, I know I’m always sick. Anyway, I wasn’t going to let that stand in my way this week.
My shoulder has been doing better with some of the work I’ve been doing. I wasn’t fatiguing out quite as early as it was before, so I added a couple reps on the bench press.
425×5,5,5 – Nice volume
Rolling Tricep Extensions
180×10,7,6 – First set was a PR
Overhead Band Extension
Warmup: 15min mobility and muscle firing patterns
725×1 – Grip held, but lost weights off the end of the bar
805×2 – With straps
675×1 – 20sec hook grip hold
Leg Press – Single Leg Adductor
Band Leg Curls
Quick workout on lunch break
185×20 – Legs in air
Band Bad Girls
Rack Pulls – Hook Grip Holds
675×1 – 20sec
735×1 – 20sec
805×1 – 5sec
Bent Over Rows
Neutral Grip Pullups