Athlete Journal: Chris Duffin, Entry 72 – My New Toy

I picked up a new GymAware data collection toy, which will be a big help in my training. I also included my first video on misunderstood cues.

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Athlete Journal, Entry 72 – My New Toy

MONDAY

Bench Press

135×20

185×10

275×5

335×19

Add slingshot

445×14

Weighted Dips

Bodyweight +100×12,12,12

Walking Bottoms Up

53×8,8,8,8

Overhead Band Tricep Extension

Green x20,20

WEDNESDAY

Warmup (Goblet Squats, Bulgarian Split Squats, Glute Prep Work)

Safety Squat Bar (SSB) Box Squat to 14” Box

155×5,5

245×5

335×5

425×10,7,8 – Stopping point based on GymAware speed

475×5

SSB Pause Squats

455×5,4

Glute-Ham Raise

Bodyweight x20,20,20,20

THURSDAY

Superset

Dips x50,40,30,40

Mace Swing x 20,20,20,20

Reverse Hyper Holds x 20,20,20,20

SATURDAY

Deadlifts

225×3

315×2

405×2

495×5,5

515×1

585×2 635×2 685×2 done in 45 seconds

Bent Over Rows

405×16,12,7

Turkish Get Up

88×2/side

Here is the first in a series of videos on misunderstood cues. This week we discuss the sumo deadlift: