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Goals for 2012

Posted: Sun Jan 01, 2012 2:36 pm
by Matt Z
My Goals for 2012
Barbell Back Squat = 495 lbs for 1 rep
Barbell Deadlift = 545 lbs for 1 rep
Barbell Bench Press = 365 lbs for 1 rep
Barbell Pendlay Row = 3 x 315 lbs for 5 reps
Barbell Front Squat = 365 lbs for 1 rep
Barbell High Pull = 315 lbs for 3 reps
Turkish Get-up = 110 lbs for 3 reps
Barbell Military Press = 275 lbs for 1 rep
Dumbbell Snatch = 110 lbs for 3 reps

Re: Goals for 2012

Posted: Sun Jan 01, 2012 4:41 pm
by Jungledoc
OK! Here are mine.

Deadlift 340 (present 315)
Back squat 260 (245)
Bench 210 (190)
Press 125, but only if I can improve my mobility and form (a sloppy 120)
Chins BW for 16 reps (14)
Chins BW+75 (guestimate 55)
DB Row 110 (102)

Re: Goals for 2012

Posted: Sun Jan 01, 2012 4:47 pm
by Oscar_Actuary
continued steady strength improvement
a bit more adherence to training
a lot more adherence to better diet

I'm not certain which lifts will matter to me all year except a couple

Squat: BW x 3 reps
DL: 1.5 x BW x 3 reps
BW: 240 ish


2011 in review: I had no specific goals. Without a doubt though, sticking with the first year of lifting and geting the home gym, paid huge divdends towards a better outlook

Re: Goals for 2012

Posted: Sun Jan 01, 2012 5:07 pm
by xshawnxearthx
Biggest goal is to join the 1000lbs club.

Back Squat: 350lbs x 1
Deadlift: 450lb x 1
DB BP: 120lbs db's x 1

Increase pull up volume.
Lose 30lbs

Re: Goals for 2012

Posted: Sun Jan 01, 2012 5:15 pm
by robertscott
Bench 120k (think I can do this fairly realistically thanks to 5/3/1)
Front Squat 120k (again, fairly realistic)
Hip Thrust 200k (Hmm. Think 180k is more likely)

Reach a lean, mean 200lbs. I want to be 200lbs so bad I can taste it.

Also, it would be nice to be able to pull a deadlift without crippling myself, but as long as I keep getting stronger on the three above lifts I'll be a happy Bobby

Re: Goals for 2012

Posted: Mon Jan 02, 2012 5:06 am
by Proper Knob
After not reaching any of my goals for 2011 i'm going to make them a little more conservative this year. If i can add 10kgs to my lower body and 5kgs to my upper body lifts i'll be chuffed. So -

Squat - 160kgs
Deadlift - 220kgs+
Bench Press - 105kgs+

Breaking any of my pullup records will be on the cards also.

Re: Goals for 2012

Posted: Mon Jan 02, 2012 9:52 am
by robertscott
another thing I should add is I want to get my mobility to a decent level. That's a pretty big deal for me now

Re: Goals for 2012

Posted: Mon Jan 02, 2012 10:36 am
by Wouter
I'll add my goals for the 29th of june

Deadlift: What I'd like to get: 160kg/350lbsx5, goal: 150kg/330lbsx5, now: 146kg/320lbsx5 (PR)
Front squat: WILTG: 120kg/265lbsx3, goal:110kg/240lbsx5 (PR), now: 100kg/220lbsx3
Incline bench press: WILTG: 90kg/200lbsx1, goal:80kg/175lbsx5, now: 70kg/155lbsx5 (PR)
Press (strict): WILTG: 65kg/145lbsx5, goal:60kg/130lbsx5, now:55kg/120lbsx5 (PR)
Underhand row: WILTG: 95kg/210lbsx5, goal: 90kg/200lbsx5, now: 85kg/190lbsx5 (PR)

Power Jerk: WILTG:105kg/230lbsx1, goal: 100kg/220lbsx1, now: 90kg/200lbsx1 (PR)
Hang Clean: WILTG: 105kg/230lbsx1, goal: 100kg/220lbsx1, now: 85kg/190lbsx3 (PR)
Hang Snatch: WILTG: 80kg/175lbsx1, goal:70kg/155lbsx1, now: 50kg/110lbsx6 (PR, just started doing them)

EDIT: I tried to make it more readable, by sorting them in colums.
But it doesn't show in the reply.

Re: Goals for 2012

Posted: Mon Jan 02, 2012 1:00 pm
by Oscar_Actuary
Wouter wrote:I'll add my goals for the 29th of june

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Deadlift: What I'd like to get: 160kg/350lbsx5, goal: 150kg/330lbsx5,       now: 146kg/320lbsx5 (PR)
Front squat:           WILTG: 120kg/265lbsx3,   goal:110kg/240lbsx5 (PR), now: 100kg/220lbsx3
Incline bench press: WILTG: 90kg/200lbsx1,    goal:80kg/175lbsx5,          now: 70kg/155lbsx5 (PR)
Press (strict):         WILTG: 65kg/145lbsx5,    goal:60kg/130lbsx5,          now:55kg/120lbsx5 (PR)
Underhand row:       WILTG: 95kg/210lbsx5,    goal: 90kg/200lbsx5,         now: 85kg/190lbsx5 (PR)

Power Jerk:            WILTG:105kg/230lbsx1,    goal: 100kg/220lbsx1,       now: 90kg/200lbsx1 (PR)
Hang Clean:           WILTG: 105kg/230lbsx1,   goal: 100kg/220lbsx1,       now: 85kg/190lbsx3 (PR)
Hang Snatch:         WILTG: 80kg/175lbsx1,    goal:70kg/155lbsx1,          now: 50kg/110lbsx6 (PR, just started doing them)
test

Re: Goals for 2012

Posted: Mon Jan 02, 2012 1:54 pm
by jms

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[pre][b]Exercise				Current				Goal[/b]
[b]Squat[/b]					XXXkg				XXXkg
[b]Bench[/b]					XXXkg				XXXkg
[b]DL[/b]					XXXkg				XXXkg
[b]OHP[/b]					XXXkg				XXXkg
[b]Power Clean[/b]				XXXkg				XXXkg[/pre]
That looks quite nice. Just copy the tab character from notepad. I'm not going to post any numbers for myself - I'm still ashamed that my squat and bench press are quite close, and I'm not sure whether I want to set any numerical goals.

Re: Goals for 2012

Posted: Tue Jan 03, 2012 2:20 am
by _Wolf_
Oscar_Actuary wrote:stay injury free
continued steady strength improvement
a bit more adherence to training
a lot more adherence to better diet
I have the same goals. I added one at the beginning though. In bold

Re: Goals for 2012

Posted: Tue Jan 03, 2012 4:28 pm
by IceDane
I haven't made any specific goals yet. But I guess I can join in.

Since I will probably hit 1 x 200 kg on the deadlift in a couple of weeks(was to before christmas, but delayed by illness), I guess I'll say..
Deadlift 230 kg (180 kg)
Squat 150 kg (Haven't done 1RM yet.. but I have *not* been good at focusing on this)
OHP 90 kg (Same as above.. would love 90 kg as it's 1xBW)
BP 100 kg (Doing sets of 4 with 75 kg right now)

Re: Goals for 2012

Posted: Tue Jan 03, 2012 5:43 pm
by Danomite
Hit 200lbs (lean)

375 Squat
400 DL
BW Press
Pullup +90

Re: Goals for 2012

Posted: Wed Jan 04, 2012 4:29 am
by RobertB
Get a 6pack (really :) - i want to see what I look underneath my fat this year)

But also
200kg deadlift (should be "easy" by end of year)
160kg squat (need to start using another gym... so depends on that)
92.5kg overhead press (82.5kg, not even sure of form) - this will be my main challenge, since my triceps are still flying up im hoping they will contribute significantly to my current push exercises
100kg bench (I used to have a god awful bench, but hit a decent 85kg last week - see tricep comment ^)

I'm pretty much on target for what Ive always wanted, to be a good portion stronger than I was when I started. Once I have given low body fat a decent go this year (mid/late feb>june) I will have the 2012 winter to round off my numbers, then I am essentially done... I wont be striving to add any significant mass, I wont be trying for +10% on my lifts, I'll be just fine tuning, maintaining, and becoming "quicker" (a martial art or sport would be great).

Strength training will always be part of my routine, a significant part - but I don't have significant goals past the end of 2012, I will have become what I was aiming for - feels close, even though its essentially 33% away and the hardest I'll have to work.

Re: Goals for 2012

Posted: Wed Jan 04, 2012 1:37 pm
by robertscott
@my namesake - is your bench only 10k more than your OHP?