Most Recent Logs Coaches LogsBob YoungsDave TateHarry SelkowJL HoldsworthJosh BryantJustin HarrisMarc BartleyMark WattsMatt RhodesPowerlifting LogsBrian SchwabChris JanekDave KirschenHannah JohnsonJeremy FreyJo JordanJoey SmithJulia LadewskiMarshall JohnsonMolly EdwardsShane ChurchSteve GogginsTed ToalstonRaw Powerlifting LogsBrandon SmitleyCasey WilliamsChris DuffinJennifer PetrosinoMeana FrancoMickey BelainehScott YardYessica MartinezVincent DizenzoBodybuilding LogsAmit SapirMark DugdaleShelby StarnesStrongman LogsAmy WattlesAndy DeckChase KarnesClint DardenRetired LogsAngry CoachAJ RobertsAl CaslowAdam DriggersAno TurtiainenBen BrandBrian CarrollChad AichsChad Wesley SmithCharles BaileyChris JenkinsChris Ox MasonChad WalkerClint SmithDonnie ThompsonJack AssJani MurtomakiJim HoskinsonJim WendlerJason PeggJohn BottJosh McMillanKarl TillmanKenny PattersonKristen YuknessLance MosleyMatt KroczaleskiMatt SmithMick ManleyMike JohnstonMike RuggieraPaul ChildressSam ByrdScott CartwrightSteve MacDonaldSteve PulcinellaThe Unlikely PowerlifterTravis MashTravis RogersZane Geeting
4/7/2009 9:10:15 PM -
Bench Press- Wave 2/Week 1- 4/7/09

4/7/09- Tuesday- 5/3/1

1)Bench Press (all reps paused)

Estimated Max- 301lb

2a)Neutral Grip Fat Bar Pullups
45lbx6 x6 x6

Ultra Wide Pullup

2b)Incline DB Bench
70x8 x8 x8

3a)DB Hammer Curl
30x12 x10

3b)DB Lateral Raise

First time not hitting a PR on 5/3/1. Not a huge surprise though, had to happen sooner or later, and it was most likely going to happen with bench. I think that the local endurance is probably a big limiting factor here as strength, more so on the upper than lower body lifts.

I expect to do better once the poundage starts going up and the reps drop.

Really looking forward to squatting on Thursday. It'll be my first super high day as well, so I think that the extra leverage will do me well.

Edit: Well, I screwed up the math a little bit here. I didn't add 5lbs onto my max and take the percentages off of that. So I started with the same weight that I did last cycle, but at least I beat it by 2 reps.

I did a similar thing with incline bench during the first week as well. Oh well, it should be fine.

Obviously, you're not a golfer,
Matt McGorry

Email This Training Log To A Friend

Now it's easier than ever to share, Click Here to email this Question to a friend.

Link To This Training Log

We are not
1998-2013 EliteFTS, INC. 138 Maple Street, London, Ohio 43140. All Rights Reserved