Awesome benchin' Tone. How you getting on since stopping the 531 element?
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looking super strong Tone,,looking forward to seeing u oct 17th,,GOD BLESS
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John, thanks man. It's an honor everytime you come check out my log. I will definitely need your support in October. My training partners all have weddings and other important dates so I'll be coming up with just me and Mike "Get Nasty" Romeo. It'll be great to see you and the crew!
9.29.09 Lower Accessory Day
Inzer Preds and Single Ply Hardcore (Trying to just get some reps in the suit but couldn't get down at all)
Speed Pulls off 4 matts
Romanian Deadlifts (Wide Grip)
So lets see what the workout looked like today, Im about to go hit it in 2hrs or so.
Not sure u saw my other post, cause its on the previous page, but I do think 5/3/1 would be good for me. Until I hop into gear, I dont see any other routine giving me better results. I'd still really like to lift with you guys whenever possible.
What is a "Hardcore Only"?
I'm weak now, but not for long
10.1.09 Upper Accessory
Had to get in and get out today as my daughter was getting dropped off at 6 and I got done work at 5. Left me with about 1/2 an hour to train.
Im gonna give those wide-grip pushdowns a shot tonight, see how they workout.
Gonna do some light benching with 225-275 to help practice form.
Startin 5-3-1 on Monday, im already thinkin about killin that last set.
Hows the new job goin?
Hey Tone. I wanted to call and hit bench with you guys today, but had to attend a mandatory training meeting tonite for work. Ill call you at the end of the week and try and meet you Monday. Im still very interested, god knows I need to work on my bench lately..
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Damn man, really wanted to go with you guys...had to use every ounce of discipline to study for my Organic Chem II test instead.
5/3/1 went very well, looking forward to training with you guys next week.
10.5.09 Bench Day
Really kind of coasting till the meet on the 17th. Did enough to work but not enough to hinder my recovery. I want to pull big numbers.
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Sebasitan's are like front raises but harder. Take the bar off the rack. Hold it so the bar is on your belly button. Swing the bar up till it's even with your eyes. Then let it fall but only back to your belly button, no lower. I used to have a video of them up on YouTube but I think i took it down awhile ago. I'll have to see if I can get you video. These things will DESTROY your shoulders so if you do these you won't need to do a whole lot more front delt. Just hit rears and you're done.
I think he might show them on of the Underground Strength DVDs.. I feel like I've seen them before haha
Nice work Tone; tear it up at the Asylum!
I'm weak now, but not for long
10.7.09 Upper Accessory
Taking it a little bit easy for the next 2 weeks but need to get at least some work in.
275x1 (Almost passed out on this one. Really lost alot on these since coming off 531.)
Sebastians (Here's the link for those wondering how to do them)
Wide Grip Pushdowns
What's the weight at Tone? Going to have to diet to make superfats?
Today I'm about 372. I am monitoring it. Since I'm only deadlifting at this meet I have to watch where the weight is at so I don't get stuck trying to get down. Pre-bloat I was hovering in the lower 360's.
your jacked dude lol
2000 or bust
372? Light weight. Freakin' nice work big guy.