The Five Biggest Contradictions in Fitness
Latest Article

The Five Biggest Contradictions in Fitness

Itís no secret that when people contradict themselves, it has the effect of making the flaws in their actions or statements seem glaringly obvious. But what about when WE ourselves get caught contradicting ourselves by someone else?

By: Nick Tumminello Added: January 6th, 2014
More Recent Articles
Contrast Training for Size
By: Lee Boyce
An Interview with Marianne Kane of Girls Gone Strong
By: Jordan Syatt
What Supplements Should I be Taking? By: Jay Wainwright
Bench Like a Girl By: Julia Ladewski
Some Thoughts on Building a Big Pull By: Christopher Mason

Facebook Join Facebook Group       Twitter Follow on Twitter       rss Subscribe via RSS
Results 1 to 25 of 75

Threaded View

  1. #1
    1471, gotta have it Kenny Powers's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2009
    Posts
    127

    My journey to a 1500 raw total

    Yep, you heard it, im going for a 1500 raw total. So now you are probably wondering, who the hell am i and how far am i from this total?

    Ive been training for just over 3 years and powerlifting for around 6 months. I weigh about 188 right now after getting over a pretty bad sickness where i lost about 6 lbs. I plan to compete in the 198 weight class for the time being and i am taking my time working my way to the top of the weight class as i would like to stay lean and not put on any bad weight.

    I train using an Ed Coan 4 day routine (all main lifts periodized) with

    Squat Monday
    Bench Wednesday
    Deadlift Friday (Coan Phillipi program)
    Bench assistance Saturday

    Now for some stats and numbers so you know what im working with and how far i need to come to reach my goals of a 1500 raw total.

    - I am 5'10 188

    - My best gym squat was 330x10 or 385x2 however i have not truly maxed in a long time and have never done a full meet so i have no competition numbers for squat

    - My best competition lift for bench was 315, going 3 for 3 in my first and only meet

    - My best gym deadlift is 545x2, though i have only been doing deficit deads recently

    So right now i am right around a 1300 total if i can put it all together at a meet. I was happy to see that i performed well in my first meet and actually hit a 30 lb pr though i had been hitting my opener easy in training before the meet. I have 200 lbs to put on my total to reach my goal and i would like to do so by apa raw nationals next year which gives me about a year to acheive my goal.

    My next planned meet is an all raw meet which will be held in october, so i will get my feet wet then and see what i need to work on, and im damn sure it will be alot

    Are my goals lofty? Oh hell yes they are, but why set goals if you know you can acheive them?

    So if you want to follow along and see if i can pass or fail, be my guest i would be glad to have ya. First workout of the new journal will be up later tonight.

    I am very interested as well in any and all advice from more experienced guys, even if its to tell me how much i suck. It all helps, so training talk is encouraged.
    Last edited by Kenny Powers; 06-08-2009 at 04:43 PM.

  2.    Support Wannabebig and use AtLarge Nutrition Supplements!


Similar Threads

  1. A Soldiers PT Journal
    By NeroTheWarlord in forum Member Online Journals
    Replies: 4
    Last Post: 11-05-2010, 04:56 AM
  2. Adam's 'Get fit Westside style' Journal
    By Adam in forum Member Online Journals
    Replies: 2763
    Last Post: 08-20-2010, 04:21 PM
  3. What's Next?!?- Path Of Destruction
    By THE BRUTE in forum Member Online Journals
    Replies: 149
    Last Post: 10-06-2009, 11:31 AM
  4. Brute's Road To Redemption
    By THE BRUTE in forum Member Online Journals
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: 05-01-2008, 01:27 AM
  5. journey to a 1500 lb total
    By biggimp in forum Member Online Journals
    Replies: 26
    Last Post: 02-16-2005, 05:21 PM

Bookmarks

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •