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by Bacchus1979
Sat Jan 21, 2012 4:39 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Deadlift Form
Replies: 11
Views: 6308

Deadlift Form

Hey All - been a while since I have been on, ope everyone is doing well. I took a couple videos of myself deadlifting, and I would love to get some feedback on my form. I had been noticing that my form was breaking down a little once I hit the high 200s/low 300s. Looking at the video, it looks like ...
by Bacchus1979
Thu Mar 24, 2011 2:08 pm
Forum: General
Topic: bench press question
Replies: 12
Views: 8059

Re: bench press question

I can't imagine the second version (pushing together working). I think if it like a squat, where they say you should try to pull the graound apart with your feet.

Thats my two cents. :bigsmurf:
by Bacchus1979
Thu Mar 10, 2011 3:23 pm
Forum: Online Journals
Topic: Bacchus' Journal
Replies: 10
Views: 15793

Sunday 03/06 Hang Cleans: 95lbsx4,4,4,4 Back Squat: 170x5 190x3 215x4 Military Press: 110x5 125x3 140x5 Lat Pull Down: 130x8,8,8,10 BW Skull Crush: 10,10,10 Wed 03/09 Box Jump - 3,3,4 Bench: 175x5 200x3, 225x6 BB row: 145x9,9,9,10,10 Superset: 3 sets of [email protected] of: EZCurl BB Curls 55lbs DB Shrug 60lbs
by Bacchus1979
Thu Mar 10, 2011 1:00 pm
Forum: Online Journals
Topic: Bacchus' Journal
Replies: 10
Views: 15793

Monday 2/28 Hang Cleans: 95lbsx3,4,4,4 Back Squat: 180x3 190x3 200x5 Military Press: 115x3 125x3 130x10 Lat Pull Down: 120x10,10,10,10 Wed 03/02 High Pull: 135lbsx3,3,4 Bench: 190x3 200x3, 210x9 BB row: 145x9,9,9,9 Bodyweight Skull Crushers: 10,10,12 Superset: 3 sets of [email protected] of: EZCurl BB Curls 55lbs...
by Bacchus1979
Thu Mar 10, 2011 12:54 pm
Forum: Online Journals
Topic: Bacchus' Journal
Replies: 10
Views: 15793

In Season for Rugby now - Sticking with 5/3/1, but skipping deads so squats on Sundays are the only lowerbody work I do outside of sprints etc. at practice. Sunday 2/20 Hang Cleans: 95lbsx3 - 4 sets Back Squat: 170x5 180x5 190x8 Military Press: 110x5 115x5 125x9 Lat Pull Down: 120x8 120x8 120x10 Bod...
by Bacchus1979
Mon Feb 21, 2011 4:19 pm
Forum: Online Journals
Topic: Bacchus' Journal
Replies: 10
Views: 15793

Week 3 - and the final week before rugby started. I am way behind on my posts. Only worked out twice this week. Wed 02/09: BP - 175x5, 195x3, 220x6 Back Squat - 185 lbs - 3x5 across Also did dumbell benches and Barbell Rows. Sat 12/2 M Press 110x5 125x3 130x7 Sumo Dead 220x5 245x3 275x6 Also did Dip...
by Bacchus1979
Mon Feb 21, 2011 10:36 am
Forum: General
Topic: Squats or Deadlifts for in-season
Replies: 20
Views: 13981

I know motivating to squat the day after rugby is going to me really tough, and actually doing it will suck even more. But then i am also sick of losing all the gains I make every season, so I think I will have to have a go at it. I hope it doesn't kill me!
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by Bacchus1979
Sun Feb 20, 2011 3:15 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Squats or Deadlifts for in-season
Replies: 20
Views: 13981

Stephen, sorry if I wasn't clear - De Franco recommended that for football players. Because of the lack of (quality) material out there for rugby I tend to look at a lot of material that is out there for football players and tweak it. 80 minutes of rugby will put a hell of a beating on you, so the m...
by Bacchus1979
Sun Feb 20, 2011 12:03 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Squats or Deadlifts for in-season
Replies: 20
Views: 13981

Football players are too beaten up from the game to crawl out of bed on Monday, much less do a heavy workout. By the time they recover from the beating, it's mid week - and time to prepare for the next game Interesting comment - one of the reason I had thought about programming my heavy work on the...
by Bacchus1979
Sun Feb 20, 2011 11:58 am
Forum: General
Topic: Squats or Deadlifts for in-season
Replies: 20
Views: 13981

A lot too think about here, thanks all for your feedback! I agree with the "not too heavy" comments, which is why I was thinking of sticking with a 5/3/1 variant, since you never really get close to your max. I like the idea of adding some Olympic style lifts, though they have never been a part of m...
by Bacchus1979
Fri Feb 18, 2011 6:01 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Squats or Deadlifts for in-season
Replies: 20
Views: 13981

Jason - thanks for the comment. Interesting. I was hoping to keep making at least some gains on the big lifts through the season, which was why I was looking at just tweaking the 5/3/1 and doing the complexes. In broad terms, what type of whole body routine would you recommend?
by Bacchus1979
Fri Feb 18, 2011 4:32 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Squats or Deadlifts for in-season
Replies: 20
Views: 13981

Yup - We train Tuesday and Wednesday which involves a lot of hard sprints which would mean if I did heavy legs on Wednesday it would be three days in a row of fairly intense leg work.
by Bacchus1979
Fri Feb 18, 2011 11:47 am
Forum: General
Topic: Squats or Deadlifts for in-season
Replies: 20
Views: 13981

Squats or Deadlifts for in-season

Hey All - I am int he middle of my deload week, and we started rugby training this week. Its an amateur mens league, but we train hard two days a week, and have matches or tournaments on weekends. I was initially going to stick with 5/3/1 through the season except doing one big lift a day instead of...
by Bacchus1979
Thu Feb 10, 2011 12:11 pm
Forum: Online Journals
Topic: Bacchus' Journal
Replies: 10
Views: 15793

So this week was also a mess - I ended up lifting way more than i was supposed to on Military Presses on Saturday, because apparently I suck at math. But I will probably reset my MP as though these were my three day numbers and go on to my 531 day at the higher weight. Also totally guesstimated my T...
by Bacchus1979
Mon Feb 07, 2011 10:41 am
Forum: General
Topic: My WS4SB 2-day split
Replies: 15
Views: 13870

I actually like the way you thought this out. I am actually in the same boat with my rugby season starting in the next couple weeks. I am going back and forth between doing something like what you have outlined (using 5/3/1 on the main lifts), and just doing the main lifts and supplementing with com...