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  1. #26
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    Squat day without a doubt!

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    Smeagol on Steroids Mercuryblade's Avatar
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    I'm currently doing the WBB routine 3.
    The first day is brutal, and it's kind of a love-hate thing.
    I love pull-ups.
    I hate doing bench, pullups, deadlifts, rows, dips, and incline press, all in the same workout.
    Last edited by Mercuryblade; 11-06-2009 at 02:16 PM.

    Starting Current
    Bench: 45 lbs Bench: 235 lbs
    Squat: 95 lbs Squat: 285 lbs
    Deadlift: 100 lbs Deadlift: 330 lbs

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    Senior Member skinny99's Avatar
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    Quote Originally Posted by cold_steel View Post
    My Favorite is the Squat/Bench/Deadlift of SS. I hate powercleans lol.
    This is me exactly! I love doing Bench and Deads! Especially Deads,the feeling of just moving a lot of iron is awesome! I also like the feeling after A workout day! I am tired after B workout but after a day of PR's of Squat,Dead and Bench followed by 3 sets of dips I feel like I have been beatin with a ball bat! It feels like progress!
    "The deadlift is more functional in that itís very hard to imagine a more useful application of strength than picking heavy *h*t up off the ground" Rip

    Max 3x5 Goal 3x5 by 12/31/11 *1X5
    Bench (245) (275) 285x1x1 335
    Dead (385)* (445) 435x1x1 505
    Squat (320) (355) 355X1X1 405
    Squat (195) (275) 20 Reppers!
    (950) (1075) 1075 1245 Goals (Not including 20 reps)
    5'10" 288Lbs 02/01/2011 Goal Weight 230 On my way back from a Break!

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    Loves working my arms...vein I know.

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    Senior Member jtteg_x's Avatar
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    ME Bench because I get to put on the shirt and press loads of weight. Nothing but shirted PR's these past sessions, so far so good.

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    student of the game Runty's Avatar
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    Well I'm weak as hell right now due to a nagging pains from a broken knee, but deadlift day was always my favorite. Something about the simplicity of the movement and the potential weights people can lift with it. My posterior has always been my weakest from lots of sitting and computer use, and felt like that lift basically hit all my weaknesses at once, felt great. Plus its my favorite lift, because either you stand up with it or you dont. No depth/bouncing/width/range issues and whatnot. Again, the simplicity(of the idea of the lift, form takes a bit of tweaking)
    "Fine, if I'm not allowed to light it on fire, can my imaginary friend?"

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    i love all squat variations especially box squats.
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    squat rack curler platypus's Avatar
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    I'm on SS...anyway I used to like bench day because I love benching and dips, but then my deadlift caught up with the rest of my lifts, and now I can't stand that day. I guess it would make more sense for me to say which exercises I hate...which are deadlifts, oh presses, and pullups. I think my lagging muscles are my back and shoulders :P
    ain't nuttin but a peanut.

    You will have gotten stronger when the weight that feels heavy is actually heavier than the weight that feels heavy now. Then the weight that feels heavy now will be a warmup for the weight that feels heavy then. But the weight will always feel heavy or you're not lifting enough weight. Clear? -Rippetoe

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    Senior Member cphafner's Avatar
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    w/o a doubt any kind of heavy pulling. Back in the day it was killing myself in the squat rack. I remember a couple hard squat sessions where I was laying practically dead in the rack unable to walk away. At one of my old gyms I had to walk through a office building and then down a long decline to the parking lot. Some times I didn't think I would make it my legs would wobble so much. Those were the days. I really like anything but arms. Never cared for arm training.
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    Eat Meat teeroy's Avatar
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    Currently my favorite day is Friday when I do ME squat and bench. My numbers have been going up every week and I feel like I'm in a groove and I can keep this trend for a while. Hopefully I'm not jinxing myself.

    Hitting a PR at 6am in the morning just makes the whole day good.

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    Wannabebig Member Pumping Manny's Avatar
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    It use to be chest day, but now I really feel my body scream when deadlifting.

    This exercice is amazing on what it does on your body.
    180 pounds

    Bench: 245*8
    Squats: 310*8
    Deads: 245*8

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    Senior Member bass slayer's Avatar
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    Arms and shoulder day by far is my favorite. Probably because I can match or lift more on those bodyparts than most people in my gym lol. Makes me feel strong.
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    Long term goal: Lean 225

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    Since I came to this site, I learned to love the Squat day. I do it on Monday and it's my heavy day, so I feel damn strong when I can put "a lot" of weight on my back. It feels good!!! It's so awesome being dizzy and being forced to seat down to rest hahaha after that squat. I never knew what serious muscle was, until I came to this place!!!

    Squat or go home, like someone said :P

    -█--------█- Squat: 285 x 3
    ......\☻/...... Bench Press: 235 x 3 (stuck there)
    ........▌....... Skull Crusher: 110lbs ez bar
    ......./ \......Standing Shoulder Press: 115lbs (barbell)

    "I am always doing things I can't do, that's how I get to do them." Pablo Picasso

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    Ash "Money" Hegde Y2A's Avatar
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    I like pullups because I'm a little bastard and I only get to feel strong when I put 50lbs on my belt and do a few reps.
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