I popped my Cherry!

Discussion in 'Strength & Conditioning Discussion' started by WinterIsComing, Mar 19, 2008.

  1. WinterIsComing

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    So I was doing my 5x5 routine at the gym today. I was midway through my 4th set of 255 deadlifts when all of a sudden something amazing happened. I popped my first callus off. As satisfying as it was to look down and see the bloody hole in the middle of my palm I was unsure what to do. Then it occured to me, the fucking thing is already off I might as well finish. So I finished up my last 2 sets and then spent 15 minutes doing palm flexes in front of the mirrors admiring my own manliness.
     
  2. Barut

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    WTF is this shit?
     
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    Congrats, I guess.
     
  4. WinterIsComing

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    Haha. You got me I have nothing intelligent to add to the discussion so I use any excuse to post something. Stay tuned for my thread on the bathroom being out of TP.
     
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    Did he at least buy you dinner?
     
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    What does it feel like to lose your buhymen?
     
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    For the record, pulling 255 is not manly. Clean and press it next time.
     
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    Oh, I see, you thought it was 255 lbs he was deadlifting. He should have been more clear -- it was 255 KILOGRAMS. Not bad, I must say.

    It has been years since I have had a callous come off. I used to have enormous callousses from chinups and (and later lesser callouses from deadlifting). I am moving a lot more weight now than I used to be, but my hands don't seem to callous as much. Anyone know why?
     
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    you've learned to grip the bar in a way to minimize callus formation
     
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    I had one come off from pullups and hanging on a bar. Looked cool.
     
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    your skin is just probably a lot tougher now. When i first started playing guitar my fingers would get callouses but not anymore
     
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    I cant clean & press. :icon_cry2
    However when the 5x5 I'm on has run its course in about 2 weeks I'm going to Deadlift 405. Last PR was 315 but I've increased my rep weight by over 70lbs since then so I think its doable. And 405 at a BW of 180 after only 6 months of lifting is manly, although perhaps not beastly.
     
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    255x5x5 != 405 1RM
     
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    405x12=???
     
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    Too many fucking deadlift reps.
     
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    *pouts*
     
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    His log update says 255x5x5...
     
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    Did you read last month's conditioning forum challenge?
     
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    What's your point?
     
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    i've yet to tear a callous where it bled. just about a month ago i tore a chunk off my hand and it was red. first time eva.
     

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