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Tuesday, March 18, 2014

Wendler cycle 5 week 3/bench

Woke up at 203.1.



Big jump from yesterday, but I did have a little fun. T'was St. Pattys after all. I was worried it might affect my workout, especially with the hurt forearm and all. But, I will do what I have set out to do...(name that show.)

Bench press


At least 4
DC 2-1


I was pleased with the 4 reps on the last set. I think I'm reaching my limit as far as hitting five on the final set is concerned, but I felt great about this set. My first DC I got cocky, went for a third and hit failure hard. Had to push it off of my chest on to the floor. I was worried that I might have cost myself the rest of the workout with that behavior.

Overhead press

At least 3
DC 2-2


The new grip width is doing wonders for this lift. The last set was difficult, but I was very pleased with the three reps I got and the subsequent DC.

Incline dumbbell press
80 x 5
75 x 5 x 3
70 x 5 


These were hard, but I'm definitely getting stronger with this lift. Even the first 80lb set felt fairly manageable. I'm curious how adding another 80lb set will go.

Dips
55lbs
5x6

I was working so hard during these that I could feel my leg muscles activating...yeah, I know, crazy!

Skull crushers
90lbs
5x9


Great tricep pump. Great movement. 

Chest flys
60
3x12

Weighted ab crunches
180
5x13

Pull ups
10lbs x 8

Not an attractive face in the bunch.

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