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  1. Until_Valhalla White Belt

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    Good to see another strongman here. I'll be following!
     
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    I can't quite call myself a strongman yet, my first competition is coming up, jumping straight into the open division just hoping not to zero anything.

    What weight class do you compete at?
     
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    Currently I'm competing in the 181s, novice division(NAS rules allows for three attempts at novice). I did my first strongman comp last year, Miami's Baddest Man, which was hosted by my coach and the first NAS sanctioned here.
     
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    This is where I train at

    [yt]
     
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    That looks like a great place to train, I primarily train in my basement, which isn't ideal but it works for me.
     
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    The Battle Axe is a helluva gym and I'm honored to be a part of it.

    It doesn't matter where you train or how limited your access to implements are. Thinking outside the box is key.
     
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    2/8/17

    Push Press

    45x12,12
    135x2
    155x2
    175x2
    195x2
    215x2,2,2,2
    Added belt
    215x7 +1 rep pr



    I was hoping for 8 or more reps but I hit my jaw on the third rep and chipped a tooth which kind of took my head out of it.

    Ring pull-ups

    BWx10,10,10

    BTN Press

    65x10
    85x10,10,10

    Band hammer curls

    Orange x 15,15,15
     
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    Made up for the lackluster push presses yesterday with a great circus dumbbell pr today.

    Circus Dumbbell

    60x2 each arm
    80x2 each
    100x2 each
    120x2 each
    130x2 each
    140x3 right arm



    140x2 left arm



    Both top sets are PRs, the 3 reps with the right arm felt great, my technique still needs some work on the left side, the bell is ending up too far from my body.
     
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  9. SmallvilleCK Non ducor, duco.

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    Nice volume, and congrats on the PRs! I've cracked my chin multiple times and chipped a tooth one of them, it's just a matter of when not if either barbell OHP.

     
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    Thanks @SmallvilleCK

    2/12/17

    Just a light lower body day, continuing my slow progress on DOH axle lifts, I hate my small hands.

    DOH axle cleans

    115x3
    135x3
    155x2
    165x2
    175x1
    185x1
    190x1 +5lb PR

    DOH axle deadlifts

    195x2
    205x1
    220x1 +5lb PR
    185x5,5,5

    Barbell complex - 5 RDLs, 1 hang clean, 3 paused front squats

    135x1
    155x1
    175x1
    185x1
    205x1
    225x1

    Walking lunges

    45x5 each x 3 sets
     
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    Incline Press - Paused close grip

    135x6
    155x6
    175x6
    185x6
    195x6
    205x6
    215x5+fail



    Got a little over zealous on these, I didn't want to fail, but I'm pretty sure this is a 5rm.

    Pendley Row - strict

    135x6
    185x6
    215x6,6,6

    Z-press

    115x5
    135x5
    145x5 +10lb 5rm
    155x5 +20lb 5rm



    Really happy with these, although they felt a lot tougher than they looked.

    Band Curls

    Orange x 15
    Tan x 12,12,12
    Some static holds and negatives with blue band
     
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    2/16/17

    Been working a lot and taking care of a sick toddler, haven't had the time to do the weighted carry work I've wanted to do, but I managed to do a little with my sandbag today.

    Sandbag picks and carries (the sandbag was 225lb, but it has been sitting out in the rain and it felt significantly heavier today)

    40ft with one turn
    40ft with one turn
    80ft with one turn (had to relap it after 60ft)



    The picks were slow and shitty, I could barely hold onto the damn thing, it's really wide and dense on one side and loose on the other. I was happy with how I was moving once I was able to get it into position.

    The event in my upcoming meet is 200lb keg, 50ft down, 50ft back and then load it over a bar. I'm thinking my best bet may be to lap it and get it high on my chest before the run instead of carrying it lower and then lapping it to load it.
     
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    Deadlifts

    135x3 paused 3" deficit
    225x3 paused 3" deficit
    315x3 paused 3" deficit
    385x1 paused 3" deficit
    405x1 paused 3" deficit
    425x1 paused 3" deficit
    445x2 paused 3" deficit
    445x4 3" deficit
    445x5 +15lb 5RM





    I left a rep or two in the tank on each set I didn't want to push it too hard only 8 days out from competition. My form felt a little off on the last set, but I have pulled from the floor in almost 8 weeks so I am happy to get a pr.

    Paused Front Squats

    115x3
    165x3
    215x3
    225x3
    235x3
    245x3
    255x3

    Easy, fast, although tired from deadlifts.
     
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    Well I just thoroughly fucked myself up, I think I fully tore my partially torn ACL and probably other ligaments as well.

    Push Press

    45x10,10
    85x5
    135x2
    155x2
    175x2
    195x2
    215x2
    225x2,2
    Added belt
    225x7+fail multiple pops in my right knee

    Part of me hates that I pushed the set too far, while another part of me knows that that knee was never going to be right until surgery and this will force my hand to finally get it repaired. It was bound to go sooner or later if I kept on pushing myself which I plan on doing.

    I'll post the video as soon as I get up the guts to watch it, I think there was an audible snap, plus my girlish "just fucked my body yell".
     
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  15. SmallvilleCK Non ducor, duco.

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    Dammit, man that SUCKS. I'm sorry to hear it. How's it feeling today? Swelling, discoloration?
     
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    I have about 15 degrees of pain free range of motion, it's not black and blue, but swollen and very warm, and I can barely walk. I'll be happy if it's only one ligament torn. I've been working with a partially torn ACL for the past 2.5 years and I knew this was a risk. Rehabbing the ACL was what got me back into lifting after 3 years off.

    Here's the video, warning: don't watch if you don't want to hear things break, see a knee buckle, and hear a cry of anguish.



    I did some grip work today, 30 pull-ups, some curls and some seated db presses.
     
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  17. SmallvilleCK Non ducor, duco.

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    That was heartbreaking BT, I'm rooting for only one ligament and a speedy surgical and rehab process. Nice job getting in some work today regardless, that's championship spirit right there.
     
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    Thanks for the support, I figure I might as well build my upper back strength, grip, bench press and strict press while my knee is out of service. The sad/funny thing about that set was I already had a 2 rep pr for that weight at #7, but I just had 8 ingrained in my mind.
     
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    Oh, man, that's terrible. I heard the same sound when my LCL snapped in BJJ, feels bad. I hope you recover well and get everything fixed.
     
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    Damn ... really bad luck mate. Awful timing. Upper body beast mode engaged.
     
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