Bench 1RM

Bench press testing Today I did my bench press 1RM to see where I was at with my dynamic strength. It was higher than I assumed, but not as high as I would have liked considering my bench press isn’t the weakest of the 3 big lifts. For some reason, I always find myself plateauingContinue reading “Bench 1RM”

Thursday|Road To Powerlifting|Cycle One|Bench Press

Barbell bench press:¬†3 x 5 65% 1RM: 76 lb 75% 1RM: 90 lb 85% 1RM: 105 lb, 5 max reps DB chest press: 5 x 15, 40 lb DB row: 5 x 10, 40 lb Incline DB chest press: 5 x 15, 40 lb Push ups: 5 x 10 Cardio session: Sprints(10x): 30 seconds¬† StairContinue reading “Thursday|Road To Powerlifting|Cycle One|Bench Press”

Wednesday|Powerlifting|Cycle One|Deadlifts

Romanian Deadlift:¬†3 x 5 65% 1RM: 164 lb 75% 1RM: 190 lb 85% 1RM: 215 lb, for 6 max reps EZ bar goodmornings: 5 x 12, 60 lb and 40 lb Barbell glute bridges: 5 x 12, 115 lb Hyperextension: 5 x 12, 25 lb Leg curls: 5 x 12, 60 lb Weigh in: 154.4Continue reading “Wednesday|Powerlifting|Cycle One|Deadlifts”

Major Lifts – 1RM

Lifting my max Today’s workout was a VERY focused and extensive. 4 hours long and very calculated. I started the first of the year off with my 1RM’s for each of my major lifts so that I could start my powerlifting journey to competing. Keep in mind, I am very proud of my results andContinue reading “Major Lifts – 1RM”