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by jackthestrat
Sat Apr 26, 2014 10:42 am
Forum: Journal Discussions
Topic: Jack's Journal Comments
Replies: 1
Views: 7897

Jack's Journal Comments

Any comments welcome.
by jackthestrat
Sat Apr 26, 2014 10:40 am
Forum: Online Journals
Topic: Jack's Training Log
Replies: 20
Views: 21059

Re: Jack's Training Log

4/26/2014 Overhead Press 145x3x5 Savickas Press 85x5x10 Chinups 4x4x3, then 3x5 (negatives) @ BW (218) "Horizontal Pullups" 3x5 @ BW (218) Curls for the Gurls 51x3x10 Wrist Curls 51x3x10 Notes: OHP felt really strong. Felt a lot of exhaustion in my left shoulder by the last two sets of S Presses. He...
by jackthestrat
Fri Apr 25, 2014 12:00 pm
Forum: Online Journals
Topic: Jack's Training Log
Replies: 20
Views: 21059

Re: Jack's Training Log

4/24/2013 Deadlift 135/225/315x3 for speed Deadlift 390x5 Sumo Deadlift 200x5x10 (1 min rest/set) Row 182.5x3x5 Shrug 182.5x3x10 Chins (Assisted) BWx3x10 Session Notes: Heavy DL set and Sumos were all fast pulls. Up the Sumos a sizeable amount next week. Chin Assistance was stabilization only. Surpr...
by jackthestrat
Thu Apr 24, 2014 11:49 am
Forum: General
Topic: The mixed grip deadlift problem
Replies: 10
Views: 10503

Re: The mixed grip deadlift problem

tostig wrote:Only tissue paper for the callouses.
This is interesting...what do you mean by this?
by jackthestrat
Thu Apr 24, 2014 11:44 am
Forum: General
Topic: Peer review please :)
Replies: 12
Views: 6810

Re: Peer review please :)

its pretty much a circuit. 6 exercises. cardio in between each set until all 6 exercises are complete. cardio is a mix of jumping jacks - plyometrics. i do go hiking up mountains, I've picked Elk mountain in Chilliwack BC Canada to be the trail i'll run up. I can't always go there since it takes me...
by jackthestrat
Thu Apr 24, 2014 11:41 am
Forum: Psychology
Topic: What motivates you?
Replies: 31
Views: 47450

Re: What motivates you?

stuward wrote:Silly me for not thinking of those.
Indeed.
by jackthestrat
Thu Apr 24, 2014 10:59 am
Forum: General
Topic: DeadLift always gives Hip pains.
Replies: 21
Views: 20858

Re: DeadLift always gives Hip pains.

Others have brought it up - Sumo Deadlift might be worth experimenting with.
by jackthestrat
Thu Apr 24, 2014 10:51 am
Forum: General
Topic: Peer review please :)
Replies: 12
Views: 6810

Re: Peer review please :)

it is an issue having to work around other people. almost every exercise can be used on a bench or with dumbells/dumbar except negative pullups, behind neck press, hyper extensions, or cable flys. if you do have to cut in between someones set, where i live, everyone seems alright to let me cut in f...
by jackthestrat
Thu Apr 24, 2014 10:46 am
Forum: Psychology
Topic: What motivates you?
Replies: 31
Views: 47450

Re: What motivates you?

...Not everyone is able to train. I don't agree with that. Here's a video of one of our members. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z8bbt6wMbsI Good for that guy. A wonderful example of the strength of human spirit and resilience. However, at the risks of angering the EXRX "Defiic Wizards of Sagacity"...
by jackthestrat
Thu Apr 24, 2014 8:38 am
Forum: Psychology
Topic: What motivates you?
Replies: 31
Views: 47450

Re: What motivates you?

My motivation - was coming to the realization that being able to use your body in athletic pursuits is a sacred gift. The gym is a temple where we are allowed to celebrate and honor the gift. Not everyone is able to train.
by jackthestrat
Thu Apr 24, 2014 8:22 am
Forum: General
Topic: protein shakes?
Replies: 7
Views: 6645

Re: protein shakes?

I use two scoops of whey with oatmeal for breakfast most every day. Whey isn't magic, but it's a quick way to get a good whack of protein. If you have never had it before, try a small sample first and make sure your stomach plays nice.
by jackthestrat
Thu Apr 24, 2014 8:16 am
Forum: General
Topic: Peer review please :)
Replies: 12
Views: 6810

Re: Peer review please :)

IMO - this schedule is not sustainable even in the short term.


What are your goals and what is your lifting history?
by jackthestrat
Wed Jan 04, 2012 3:15 pm
Forum: Journal Discussions
Topic: Jack's Journal Discussion
Replies: 0
Views: 8974

Jack's Journal Discussion

Hi guys...comment away!
by jackthestrat
Wed Jan 04, 2012 12:22 pm
Forum: Online Journals
Topic: Jack's Training Log
Replies: 20
Views: 21059

Jack's Training Log

Thoughts or suggestions are EXTREMELY WELCOME!
by jackthestrat
Mon May 23, 2011 9:42 am
Forum: General
Topic: Programming Question
Replies: 7
Views: 2210

Programming Question

Good morning. To you experienced guys out there. Would this kind of programming work? I’m trying to get less squatting, but more pressing and pulling frequency. Something in between 5/3/1 and SS. The plan to add 2.5 # to upper body lifts, 5# to squat, 10# to deadlift weekly, giving me a first sessio...