EDITOR'S NOTE: Welcome to the Athlete Journal of world champion powerlifter Chris Duffin. Follow Chris as he trains and competes in various events over the coming year. Chris's journal will be posted every Tuesday. You can also read about Chris on his website Kabuki Warrior.

 

Athlete Journal, Entry 66 - Hook Grip Development

 

Breaking Muscle Shop

 

Overall this was a light week. I had the platelet-rich plasma treatment (PRP) the week prior, so I still have a couple more weeks of taking it easy on squats and pulls.

 

MONDAY

Bench Press

135x10

185x5

225x5

315x3

With pause, press, and rack commands given

365x1

415x1

435x1

 

Overhead Band Extension

#3x20,20

 

WEDNESDAY

I put on a pair of powerlifting briefs so I could take it easy on the adductor following PRP, but wanted some heavy weight on my back. 

 

Squat

165x5,5

275x3

385x3

495x3

605x3

715x3

826x3,5

 

SATURDAY

Hook Grip Hold

500x40, 60sec - NEW PR

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