Forgot to post my videos from yesterday’s squat day. I’m back on my previous grind because I felt better and I was mostly happy with the results, but now with a few upgrades. Instead of spending all my energy on Olympic lift technique, I’m spending my energy of my main strength lift and working Oly technique afterwards and super light.
Worked up to 3x1x190kg (~87%) which felt like it moved fairly well. Backed off to 5x6x150kg (~65%) to try and build some Big, Meaty Cl(legs)aws #spongebobreference and followed that up with snatch work and accessory stuff I know I should do but generally just don’t. I’m not as young as I used to be; I need to start taking better care of myself.
As much as I wear my @monsterenergy gear, especially during my workouts, you’d almost think it was all I have. I’m just a creature of habit and I wear the same things for everything always.
It's been 2 weeks so I'm clearly overdue for a #lifting video. This #lifting session is brought to you by #alvinandthechipmunks (Or the #chipmunk versions of @betrayingthemartyrs and @royalblooduk). Yesterday's session consisted of a #frontsquat#PR (technically anyway..) and some drills to suck less at #snatching . (Doesn't seem to be working though.. 🤔) Still can't get under it because #powers are lyfe.
Gotta get work in before I travel to NYC for Thanksgiving tomorrow!
Snatch Grip RDLS felt better today, could lockout better I think?
350lbs/158.76kg x6 top set 3/4
335lbs/151.9kg x6 backoff set 3/4
Last session before turkey feastin’. 303 tempo squats saw a big jump up on weight, partially because I got to work up to an rpe 8, and partially because I always have a substantial bump the second or third time I try a new movement/variation as I begin to sort it out.
Thought 285 x5 would be my 8, but it was only a 7, so I took the opportunity to hit 3 plates, which maybe overshot a tad, but honestly @barbellsandcats it’s tough to gauge rpe when you’re making me move so dang slow, lol.
Comp bench moved pretty well but after the third or fourth rep it got a little too wobbly on the chest for my taste.
Even though I didn’t put together the 1500 total that I wanted at APF New Englands I still managed a small Meet PR squat with 540lbs or 245kg after hurting my knee two weeks out and losing over 17lbs since the summer. Shout out to @dyna_maxx_gym for some great photos from the meet! #powerlifting#powerlifter#squat#skwaaats#squatface#intensity#neckveins
Coach @kpdrisco17 takes you through his favorite squat progression for beginners. If you currently train @skillofstrength, this should look familiar. We start with a strap assisted squat with a concentric start. This allows the client to find a comfortable stance, an upright posture and teaches appropriate weight distribution in the foot. The strap allows the upper body to contribute to assist the squat pattern. The next step is a goblet box squat with a concentric start. A light kettlebell pushed slightly away from you will act as a counterbalance, this will allow you to stand up easier. Now we are getting closer to a full squat. This variation is a goblet squat but you are just tapping the box and not bearing weight into it. This will give you feedback so you can own the bottom of the squat. Up next is the full goblet squat. By this point, you should be solid in the bottom position. The last video is a double kettlebell front squat. This variation is fantastic for developing leg strength and will absolutely challenge your anterior core. Follow these progressions, and get strong! #squat#kettlebell#legs#skwaaats#quads#development#strength#personaltrainer#highschool @coachmikeperry @skillofstrength @cbpt55 #performbetter
Congrats to Strength House distance client @suzieemariee for hitting 275 for a 15-pound squat PR! Long-time Strength House lifter @drak_25 with the adult supervision. #thestrengthhouse#trainwithapurpose
Who needs to walk anyways. Some day soon I’ll be thicker than a snicker and be able to kick through mountains. Felt pretty under the weather for the last day or so but that’s when it’s the most important to grind. Thanks to @c_hawn4 and his lovely harness I was able to work up to 315 on #zerchersquats before dropping back down to 225 for 3x8. Of course that’s not where it stopped thanks to the lovely transformer bar from @kabukistrengthlab I was able to bang out 315 3x5 got a little cocky at the end an almost paid for it 🤷🏽♂️ rest of the session was back extensions and standing leg curls. Oh and of course was finally able to get training footage in my @attisfit1 shirt #powerlifting#pwrlft#skwaaats#fitcitystl#treetrunklegs#strengthtraining#strength#attisfitness#duespaid#100to0#uspa
Practicing opener for 9 December and comparing the @mbslingshot WR Wrap and the @inzer_official Gripper Wrap. WR feels really tight and supportive but the Gripper seems to give me good rebound. Any tips on how to get the most of either wrap? #fourthmeal#livemas#strongerthandeath
Y'all were right I regret squatting after volleyball practice lol.
High bar squats with (thank god) uncapped rest.
Top set 340lbs/154.2kg x9 (set 3/4). Was meant to do 8 but lost count when I accidentally stepped back. Felt heavy but moved alright.