(D) Deadlifts + Back :: 531 Cycle 3 Week 1

Mood: Meh Trying out new gym with tons of new tools and equipment. (Deadlift jack. Chalk. Bumper Plates. 55lb PLATES!) And I don’t have my phone to help me out with that. Or to even Snapchat it. Which really means I didn’t even lift. Here’s the training: Training: Warm-ups Deadlifts: 3×5 40%, 50%, 60% Sets […]

(D) Deadlifts + Back :: 531 Cycle 2 Week 3

Mood: Determined. This is all for the money shot. Jacked up on double preworkout. LETS DO IT! Here’s the training: Training: Warm-ups Sumo Deadlifts: 3×5 40%, 50%, 60% Sets Sumo Deadlifts: 5 reps 75% 270# 3 reps 85% 305# 6 reps 95% 345# Big But Boring Incline DB Bench Press 5×10 180# Results: KILLED IT! Supplements: Eat […]

(D) Deadlifts + Back :: 531 Cycle # Week 2

Mood: HYPED! LET’S DO THIS SH*T! Here’s the training: Training: Warm-ups Sumo Deadlifts: 3×5 40%, 50%, 60% Sets Sumo Deadlifts: 3 reps 70% 255# 3 reps 80% 290# 4 reps 90% 325# (PR) Big But Boring Lat Pulldowns 5×10 180# Results: FAILED! That’s okay doe. WEEK 3 I COMING FOR DAT ASS! YOU HEAR ME! Supplements: Eat […]

(D) Deadlifts + Back :: 531 Cycle 2 Week 1

Mood: Still sad Wonky schedule has me Deadlifting on a Smith machine. Dafaq? Here’s the training: Training: Warm-ups Deadlifts: 3×5 40%, 50%, 60% Sets Deadlifts: 5 reps 65% 230# 5 reps 75% 265# 5 reps 85% 300# Big But Boring Sumo Deadlifts 5×10 175# Results: Ugh. I couldn’t get past 5 reps. I took a 15 […]

(D) Deadlifts + Back :: 531 Cycle 1 Week 3

Mood: Focused Yet, my PTSD kicked in and gradually got worse over this weekend Training: Warm-ups Sumo Deadlifts 10 reps at 45# Sumo Deadlifts 5 reps at 40% 50% 60% Sets Sumo Deadlifts 5 reps at 75% 255# Sumo Deadlifts 3 reps at 85% 295# Sumo Deadlifts 6 reps at 95% 325# (PR) Finishers Machine Shrugs […]

(D) Deadlifts + Back :: 531 Cycle 1 Week 2

Mood: Meh. My PTSD is kicking in and I am trying to fight everyone. I think I am on the downslope. Unfortunately, it tends to zap my energy and I am all out of preworkout 🙁 Here’s the training: Training: Warm-ups Sumos 3×3 135#, 170#, 205# Sets Sumos 3 reps 70% 240# Sumos 3 reps […]

(D) Deadlifts + Back :: 531 Cycle 1 Week 1

Mood: Killin’ it. There are weights that are about to be slaughtered. Here’s the training: Training: Warm-ups Sumo Deadlifts 5 reps 135#, 165#, 205# Sets Sumo Deadlifts 5 reps 65%  225# Sumo Deadlifts 5 reps 75% 255# Sumo Deadlifts 5 reps 85% 290# Boring But Big DB RDLs 5×10 50% 85# DB Rows 3×10 85# Wide Lat Pulldown 3×5 […]

(D) Deadlifts + Back :: Minimalist LP Cycle 6

Mood: Stoked Here’s the training: Training: Warm-ups Hex Deadlifts 2×10 135# Sets Deadlifts 5×3 reps at 265# Finishers Romanian Deadlifts 5×5 175# Lat Pulldown 3×10 150# Kroc Row 3×8 120# I was trying to do a superset with RDLs and BB Rows. RDLs felt great whereas BB Rows with a Hex Bar feels weird as heck. But […]

(D) Deadlifts + Back :: Minimalist LP Cycle 5

Mood: FINISH! I am just excited for finishing this cycle. Lets do the dang thing. Here’s the training: Training: Warm-ups Romanian Deadlifts 3×5 reps 135# fat gripz Romanian Deadlifts 2×5 reps 225# Sets Deadlift 2 reps at 275# Deadlift 2 reps at 295# Deadlift 3×1 at 345# Finishers Barbell Row 4×10 185# Lat Pulldown 3×10 150# Kroc Row 3×8 115# […]