Athlete Journal: Chris Duffin, Entry 56 – Powerlifting Meet Highlights

I had a solid training week and finished it with a powerlifting meet at my gym. Here are some of the performances from our gym members.

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Athlete Journal, Entry 56 – Powerlifting Meet Highlights

I had a great training week and wrapped it up by running a powerlifting meet at my gym. Here are some of the highlights from the event. First up is Adrian Larsen hitting a 573 raw bench, which is only 8lbs shy of the All-Time Raw record at his class:

And Shawn Doyle hitting a huge milestone with a 2105 Total Raw:

MONDAY

Various mobility work and prep of shoulders

Mace Swings

4 sets

Bench Press

135×10

185+100×5

225+100×5

315+100×3

365+100×2,2,2,2,2

Incline Bench w/Chain

135+100×16,12,8

Grappler Shoulder Press (1 arm)

X12,12,12

Overhead Band Extension

#3×20,20

WEDNESDAY

Mobility and prehab x 15min

Squat

135×5

135+100×5

225+100×3

315+100×3

405+100×3

495+100×3

600+100×1,2,2,2,2

1 Leg Adductor Press

290×16,16

Band Bad Girls

X30,30,30

FRIDAY

Deadlift

135×5

225×5

315×3

405×1

495×1

585×1

705×1

Band Resisted Dimel Deadlift for speed

145+#1, doubled x20,20,20

1 Arm Dumbbell Rows

100×20

150×25

Pullups Neutral Grip

Bodyweight x12,12

SATURDAY

Ran a powerlifting competition at the gym.