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Athlete Journal, Entry 44 - Deload Week

 

SATURDAY

Fasted Training USP Labs style with Anabolic Pump & Powerful

Breaking Muscle Shop

 

Deadlift – Deficit Pulls off 2” blocks

135x10,10

225x5

315x3

405x1

495x1 – 30 second hold!

Add 100lbs chain & Straps

495+100x1

605+100x1 – No straps and a hold out

 

Pullups

Bodyweight+20x8,8

 

Pullups – Neutral Grip

Bodyweight+20x8,8,8,8

 

1 Arm Dumbell Row

140x20,20 each side

 

Kettlebell Face Pull

50x20,16

40x16

 

MONDAY

I ran into the gym before catching a flight out of town. Was thinking of taking a deload this week and my workout told me to do just that, so I kept it light.

 

Floor Press

45x10

135x5

225 x5

315x2

 

Sled Press from various angles

4 passes

 

Sled Tricep

2 passes

Grappler Shoulder Press

35X25,16,16,12

 

THURSDAY

Had to travel a few days this week so missed training but ran in on my lunch break Thursday.

 

Squat to 14.5” foam

 

Warmup

 

220+390 bands x3,3,3,3,3,3,3,3

Dropped a band somewhere in there to 300lbs band tension.

 

Glute Ham Raise

Bodyweightx100 reps total

 

Bear Crawl w/100lbs per leg

3 passes

 

 

FRIDAY

OFF

 

SATURDAY

Today I ran a powerlifting meet at our gym. Several Elite Performance Members competed and did very well.

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