Athlete Journal: Chris Duffin, Entry 68 - Speed and Power

Chris Duffin

Contributor - Champion Powerlifter

Powerlifting

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Athlete Journal, Entry 68 - Speed and Power

 

 

I've decided to move on with my training. I'm moving into more of a speed and volume period. I'm going to try and get my work capacity up, and my bar speed up, so you're going to see me train with some lighter weights than I have in the past.

 

MONDAY

Bench Press

135x20

185x10

275x5

315x18

Add slingshot

405x16,15

 

Bottoms-up KB Press – walking

53x8,8,8,8

 

Weighted Dips

BW+100x12,12,12

 

WEDNESDAY

Warmup (goblet squats, Bulgarian split squats, glute prep work)

 

Squat w/Briefs

Squat

165x5,5

275x5

385x5

495x5

605x5

715x5

765x6

 

1 Leg press – Wide on adductor

340x12,12,12

 

THURSDAY

Warmup (Goblet Squats, Bulgarian split squats, Glute prep work)

 

Pause Squats

145+70x5

235+70x5

335+70x5,4

 

Superset

Dips x30,25,25,25

Mace Swings x40,20,20

 

SATURDAY

Deadlift

135x5

225x5

405x3

495x1

605x5 w/hold

675x1

 

Deadlift off 17.5” block

695x7

765x7

805x4

 

1-arm Barbell Snatch per side

95x1

115x1

135x1

 

KB Snatch

100x20

 

Pullups x12,12,12

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