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Posted: Fri Feb 09, 2007 9:54 am
by Matt Z
Nothing stupid about strength endurance. Did you time yourself to see how long it took you?

Posted: Fri Feb 09, 2007 1:50 pm
by Hoister
Matt Z wrote:Nothing stupid about strength endurance. Did you time yourself to see how long it took you?
About 1 hour, 20 min.

I am REALLY sore today!

Posted: Mon Feb 12, 2007 1:07 pm
by Matt Z
Just be careful on hills and uneven surfaces. When I was a kid, my grandfather broke his leg pushing a wheelbarrow when he slipped going downhill and tipped it.

PS.) When no one heard him shouting, he decided to crawl to the hospital at the end of the street. He got about 200 yards before someone picked him up and drove him to the ER. Maybe that's where I get my high pain tolerance from.

Posted: Fri Feb 16, 2007 7:06 pm
by Matt Z
Straight-leg Deadlift = 315 lbs for 3 reps (02/16/07)

I could have done more reps, but me grip gave out after the third.

Posted: Tue Feb 20, 2007 9:08 am
by Matt Z
I also did Overhead Squats on Friday, going up to 2 sets of 5 reps with 135 lbs. I don't know if that's good or not, but I was pretty happy with it, since it was the first time I've ever done overhead squats with any weight.

Posted: Wed Feb 21, 2007 9:16 am
by Matt Z
One-arm Dumbbell Press - 80 lbs for 04 reps each arm (02/20/07)

I actually did 5 reps with my right and 4 with my left.

Posted: Wed Feb 21, 2007 12:11 pm
by Hoister
I've been on a bit of a 1arm dumbell lift rage as of late and hit a couple of new pr's:

200lb, 2" handle 1 arm deadlift left hand, 202.5lb right hand.

120lb regular handle 1 arm power snatch right and left hand each.

95lb 2" handle 1 arm power snatch left and 100lb right hand (attempted 2.5 lbs heavier with each hand, but 2" handle kept slipping away).

Posted: Wed Feb 21, 2007 12:51 pm
by Matt Z
One-arm Power Snatch ... is that with a dumbbell or a barbell?

Also, I assume the one arm deadlifts were done suitcase style with a barbell. Is this correct?

Posted: Wed Feb 21, 2007 7:26 pm
by Hoister

All lifts done with dumbell.

Yes - 1 hand deadlift done suitcase style.

I should clarify for all interested - my dumbells are custom dumbells i made myself. They are 30" long and i have sleeves of various diameter AND lengths to vary the handle-type as i see fit. The basic configurations are as follows:

1", 2" and 2.5" sleeve diameters, each in lengths of 6", 12", 18". i also have 3" diameter sleeves in 6" lengths only.

In the case of the pr's listed in my previous post, i used the sleeve diameters listed in 6" lengths.

Posted: Fri Feb 23, 2007 10:13 am
by Matt Z
Unfortunately, the dumbbells in my gym only go up to 85 lbs each. This is why I originally started doing One-arm Dumbbell Presses. I was using 85 lb dumbbells for Seated Dumbbell Presses and needed a way to increase the difficulty without increasing the weight.

Posted: Fri Feb 23, 2007 10:18 pm
by Matt Z
Standard Deadlift - 395 lbs for 01 rep (02/23/07)

I also did 720 lbs for 15 reps on Leg Press Calf Raises. ... Press.html
That's 16 plates!

Posted: Tue Mar 06, 2007 8:23 pm
by Matt Z
Barbell Bench Press (close-grip) = 290 lbs for 4 reps (03/06/07)
Alternate DB Press = 80 lbsx2 for 3 reps (03/06/07)

Posted: Tue Mar 13, 2007 12:15 pm
by Matt Z
Barbell Bench Press (close-grip) = 295 lbs for 1 rep (03/12/07)

I attempted 315 lbs for one rep, but needed a finger-tip assist to get past the sticking point.

Posted: Wed Mar 14, 2007 10:13 pm
by BradThomas
Hey Guys
I'm new here and just wanted to post my PB's
I'm 5'10" & 190lbs (87kg's)

Barbell Bench Press 2 x 242lbs (110kg)
Back Squat 2 x 330lbs (150kg)
Front Squat 3 x 242lbs (110kg)
Deadlift 2 x 264lbs (120kg)
Barbell Row 2 x 209lbs (95kg)

Have been doing mostly hypertrophy to get some size on me, but in a few weeks get into some strength!!

Posted: Tue Mar 20, 2007 6:40 pm
by Matt Z
Barbell Bench Press (close-grip) = 305 lbs for 02 reps (03/20/07)