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Athlete Journal, Entry 72 - My New Toy

 

 

MONDAY

 

Bench Press

135x20

185x10

275x5

335x19

Add slingshot

445x14

 

Weighted Dips

Bodyweight +100x12,12,12

 

Walking Bottoms Up

53x8,8,8,8

 

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

155x5,5

245x5

335x5

425x10,7,8 - Stopping point based on GymAware speed

475x5

 

SSB Pause Squats

455x5,4

 

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

225x3

315x2

405x2

495x5,5

515x1

585x2 635x2 685x2 done in 45 seconds

 

Bent Over Rows

405x16,12,7

 

Turkish Get Up

88x2/side

 

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

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