(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 […]

(B) Squat + Legs :: Minimalist LP Cycle 6

Mood: Expecting. My expectation is that I will get to 3plates with excellent form and it starts (over) now. Here’s the training: Training: Warm-ups Low Bar Back Squats 10 reps 45#, 95#, 135# Sets Low Bar Back Squats 5×5 185# Reverse Curls 7×13 65# Finishers Leg Press 5×5 315# Seated Calf Raises 5×25 240# Results: Stronk. When I […]

(A) Bench + Chest :: Minimalist LP Cycle 6

Mood: Jacked! One day rest for the wicked. Let’s do this! Here’s the training: Training: Warm-ups Barbell Bench Press 10 reps 45#, 95#, 115# Sets Barbell Bench Press 5 reps Barbell Bench Press 7 reps Finishers Pec Deck Fly Hammer Strength Incline Bench Press Cable Crossover Fly Results: STRONK! I swore to God that I got a lil’ chest […]

(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# […]

(C) OHP + Shoulders :: Minimalist LP Cycle 5

Mood: Lorem Here’s the training: Training: Warm-ups Overhead Press 10 reps 45# Overhead Press 10 reps 95# Sets Overhead Press 2×5 reps 127.5# Overhead Press 10 reps 127.5 Finishers Front Plate Raise 45# 4×15 Dumbbell Press 50# 4×8 Rear Delt Flys 4×12 65# Seated Rows 4×10 130# Results: Destroyed If I had one regret, it’s that I didn’t […]

(B) Squat + Legs + Biceps :: Minimalist LP Cycle 5

Mood: Tough Mentally, it has been a rough couple of weeks.  Today I stayed in the gym for an extended amount of time. It was glorious. Here’s the training: Training: Warm-ups Front Squats 10 reps 45# Front Squats 5 reps 95#, 115# Back Squats 5 reps 135# Sets Back Squats 5×10 165# Finishers Hack Squats 3×10 225# Machine Curls […]

(A) Bench + Chest :: Minimalist LP Cycle 5

Mood: Sad. Through the childhood abuse, music was there to tell me it was going to be alright. Rest in peace. Here’s the training: Training: Warm-ups Barbell Bench Press 10 reps 45#, 95#, 135# Sets Barbell Bench Press 3×5 reps 170# Finishers Pec Deck Fly 4×12 100# Hammer Strength Incline Bench Press 4×12 100# Triceps Pulldown (Bar Attachment) […]

(D) Deadlifts + Back :: Minimalist LP Deload

Mood: Better. Best damn training day I have had in a month. Here’s the training: Training: Warm-ups Romanian Deadlifts 10 reps 135# Romanian Deadlifts 3×5 245# Romanian Deadlifts 2 reps 315# Sets Deadlifts 4×2 reps at 245# Finishers Barbell Row 4×5 185# Hex Deadlifts 4×5 225# Lat Pulldown 4×5 180# Kroc Row 3×8 85# Results: Glorious. I don’t have a body for Deadlifts, Squats, […]

(C) OHP + Shoulders :: Minimalist LP Deload

Mood: More weakness. This can’t be a real cycle. So I am going to count this as a reload cycle and do 5th cycle next week. Here’s the training: Training: Warm-ups Overhead Press 20 reps 45# Overhead Press 5 reps 65# Overhead Press 5 reps  95# Sets Overhead Press 2×5 reps 115# Finishers Front Plate Raise 45# 4×10 Landmine Press […]