Athlete Journal: Chris Duffin, Entry 76 – Coaching Videos

A very solid week of training with heavy bar speed work mixed with some heavy volume work. I was also able to put together a couple extra coaching videos for the week.

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A very solid week of training with heavy bar speed work mixed with some heavy volume work. I was also able to put together a tutorial on the sumo deadlift, which you’ll find at the bottom of the page. Here’s my training video for the week:

MONDAY

Mace Swings

5mins

Curls x 3 sets

Bench Press

300×2

345×2

405×2

445×2,2,2 @ .36m/s

Weighted Dips

Bodyweight+120×12,12,12

Kettlebell Twist Front Raises 18×16,16,16,16

Overhead Band Tricep Extension

Green x20,20

WEDNESDAY

Squats

145×5

235×5

325×3

415×2

505×20 ß yep

Adductor press

250X16

300×16

Inverted Band Hamstring Curls

#4 x30,30,30

Band Bad Girls

#2×30,30

THURSDAY

Lunch break from work.

Mace Swings x 5min or so

Dips x60,40,45

Kettlebell Twist Front Raises x16,16,16

SATURDAY

Deadlifts (Conventional)

225×3

315×2

405×2

495×3

585×5

Romanian Deadlift

585+100 x6

Bent Over Rows

495×8

405×18,8

Pull Up

Bodyweight x10,10,10