2015-04-28 training log

That wasn’t too bad.

I am suspecting the ingesting of the pre-workout carbs further away from the workout is helping. Again this morning I woke up and had my Tang and Whey upon waking, so that put it about 45-60 minutes before I started lifting. Best I can say is that my “usual” sensation of just being out of gas and then about half-way into things starting to feel some gas, that sensation never happened. I just felt steady the whole time.

As well, while I didn’t really progress much vs. last week, I certainly didn’t regress. And if anything, I did feel a bit more (e.g. got 1 more rep on dips, 1 more on inlines — which really doesn’t mean much, but yet given the trend it actually means something). So hey… maybe this will help me get through.

Only real comment I have is that at the end I opted to do push-ups then machine flies. So I’d do pushups until I couldn’t, then went over to the flies machine and cranked out a few reps focusing on having just my pecs move things. So I’d get maybe 10 pushups then like 5 flies… nothing big, but why do this? I don’t know… I just did. I waffle between the two in terms of which is a better. I actually think the push-ups would be better, but the flies really give my chest that final bit that I don’t get otherwise. Eh. If nothing else, I can just keep doing what I’m doing and rotate each week. shrug

Inspired by Paul Carter’s methodologies

  • Bench Press
    • bar x 5
    • bar x 5
    • 95 x 5
    • 120 x 4
    • 145 x 3
    • 180 x 2
    • 205 x 1
    • 185 x 10 (AMRAP)
    • 185 x 5 (50%-AMRAP)
  • Dips
    • BW x 10
    • BW x 10
    • BW x 7
    • BW x 6
    • BW x 6
  • DB Incline Press
    • 45e x 12
    • 45e x 12
    • 45e x 9
  • Push-ups & Machine Flies
    • 3 sets of I don’t really remember because I didn’t mark it down. But I’d get like 10 push-ups then immediately go to the flies machine and get maybe 5 reps @ 70 lbs really focusing on contracting just my pecs to move things.
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