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 Post subject: Re: klaatus journey
PostPosted: Sat Apr 13, 2013 1:28 am 
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Awesome about the muscle size increases dude! I've never measured but might do that after work! How's your bike then?? I still haven't gone out on mine :/
Its good to see you're doing so well with your lifts ed! Hope everythings cool with you man!

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 Post subject: Re: klaatus journey
PostPosted: Sat Apr 13, 2013 5:12 am 
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one of the trainers at the gym has started to do caliper body fat tests and circumference measurements, so i treat my self once a month after pay day haha. my bike is my mistress:) all i can think about is her and im desperate to get out all the time. works busy as fuck at the minute so its hard, but got a nice 20 mile ride out planned on monday if the weathers good:), hows things with you?


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 Post subject: Re: klaatus journey
PostPosted: Sat Apr 13, 2013 8:04 am 
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Sounds awesome man! Haha I love your intimate relationship with your bike :p
All good here thanks matey just loads of work :/

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 Post subject: Re: klaatus journey
PostPosted: Tue Apr 16, 2013 3:36 pm 
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14/03
day 52

leg press
1x8x50
1x5x75
1x2x100
5x5x130kg

press
1x8x10
1x5x20
1x2x30
5x5x35

deadlift
1x8x35
1x5x65
1x2x90
1x5x105

underhand cable pull down
5x3x65

upright rows
5x3x45

bicep curls to failure
35kg
30
25
20
15
10
5

no squats but going for leg presses for the near future, impressed myself with 130kg to start with.
finally managed 35kg press:)
105kg deads:D new new pr, the last two reps were a little sloppy but my grip held out.


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 Post subject: Re: klaatus journey
PostPosted: Tue Apr 16, 2013 3:41 pm 
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16/04
day 53


leg press
1x8x70
1x5x100
1x5x120
5x5x135

bench press
1x8x20
1x5x30
1x2x40
5x5x50

bent over row
1x8x20
1x5x35
1x2x45
5x5x55

pull overs
3x8x25kg

seated cable rows
5x3x50kg

tricep pull downs
25kg to failure
20kg to failure
15kg to failure
10kg to failure
5kg to failure

new leg press pr
bench was fine, still on a deload so no surprises there
new pr on barbell rows too, pretty sucessful session:) feeling like a beast lately


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 Post subject: Re: klaatus journey
PostPosted: Fri Apr 19, 2013 4:49 am 
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14/03
day 52

leg press
1x8x75
1x5x100
1x2x125
5x5x140kg

press
1x8x20
1x5x25
1x2x32.5
3/4/4/3/3x37.5

deadlift
1x8x50
1x5x70
1x2x90
1x2x110

underhand cable pull down
5x3x65

upright rows
5x3x45

bicep curls to failure
35kg
30
25
20
15
10
5

really impressing my self with the leg presses
oh press, new target wasnt met but i was strong, so very happy with what i managed.
deadlifts weregood but bloody hard, ill nail it on monday.


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 Post subject: Re: klaatus journey
PostPosted: Mon Apr 22, 2013 3:46 pm 
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20/04
day 55

leg press
1x8x70
1x5x100
1x5x120
5x5x140

bench press
1x8x20
1x5x30
1x2x45
5/5/5/5/4x52.5

bent over row
1x8x20
1x5x30
1x2x45
5x5x57.5

pull overs
3x8x15kg

seated cable rows
5x3x55kg

tricep pull downs
25kg to failure
20kg to failure
15kg to failure
10kg to failure
5kg to failure

new leg press pr
bench was a bloody dissapointment, i really struggled on the last rep.
new pr on barbell rows too, pretty sucessful session:)


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 Post subject: Re: klaatus journey
PostPosted: Mon Apr 22, 2013 3:51 pm 
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14/03
day 52

press
1x8x10
1x5x20
1x2x30
5/5/5/3/2x37.5

deadlift
1x8x50
1x5x70
1x2x90
1x1x110

underhand cable pull down
5x3x70

upright rows
5x3x50

bicep curls to failure
35kg
30
25
20
15
10
5no leg presses today, im going to do them on bench days so i can save my legs for deadlifts
di amazingly better on oh press, will definitely own it next week
deadlifts were no good, only managed one, ill get there, may need a deload as 105kg were sketchy towards the last few reps, still not going to give up.


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 Post subject: Re: klaatus journey
PostPosted: Tue Apr 23, 2013 4:27 pm 
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Don't give up with the deads, Rome wasn't built in a day mate.

Good effort all round in here, you are making some really good progress by the looks of things MF.

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 Post subject: Re: klaatus journey
PostPosted: Fri Apr 26, 2013 9:46 am 
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hell no, this just makes me want to push harder


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 Post subject: Re: klaatus journey
PostPosted: Fri Apr 26, 2013 1:52 pm 
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So are you still doing stronglifts 5x5? Or kinda like a diluted version?
I'm starting it either sunday or monday ;)

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sensai ross, forgive me for doubting you and myself

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There's only one thing I'm riding at 6am, and it's not a bike!

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 Post subject: Re: klaatus journey
PostPosted: Sun Apr 28, 2013 5:50 am 
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still on 5x5 just not doing squats for now, ill hopefully be starting them again on monday, go for it ross its awesome


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 Post subject: Re: klaatus journey
PostPosted: Sun Apr 28, 2013 6:08 am 
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25/04
day 57

bench press
1x8x20kg
1x5x30
1x2x40
5x5x52.5

barbell row
1x8x20kg
1x5x30
1x2x50
5x5x60

pull overs
3x8x17.5kg

seated cable rows
5x3x60kg

tricep pull downs
25kg to failure
20kg to failure
15kg to failure
10kg to failure
5kg to failure

back up to match my pr on bench
new pr or rows
all in all a good session

and on a side note managed to get 40 miles in on my bike:)


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 Post subject: Re: klaatus journey
PostPosted: Mon Apr 29, 2013 3:37 pm 
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29/04
day 58

SQUATS!!! fuck yeah
1x8x20
1x5x40
1x2x60
5x5x77.5kg

overhead press
1x8x10
1x5x20
1x2x30
2/3/3/3/3x37.5kg

deadlift
1x8x40
1x5x60
1x2x85
1x4x110


so ive decided as i only have 4 weeks left of strong lifts im gonna focus on that and that alone.

squats are back, fuck yeah, not a single bit of pain or discomfort, felt really strong. and considering my pr of 80kg was back at 7th of march ive not lost any strength and actually felt stronger.

oh press was a bust though, i have had a permanent stitch on my left side just under my ribs for about three days that made me struggle.

and i only just failed on my last rep of deads, pissed me off so god damn much.


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 Post subject: Re: klaatus journey
PostPosted: Mon Apr 29, 2013 4:00 pm 
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Awesome squat and bench bro!
By calculations that's a deadlift one rep max of 120Kg
Squat one rep max of 87.5kg
And a bench one rep max of 60Kg
Really good stuff man :) you would do well on the strength table!
How was your weekend dude? Also awesome mileage on your bike, I don't think I'll be able to handle cycling if I'm squatting 3 times a week baha

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