@tom noticed pump it better doesn't have rack pulls on it. Could you add them?

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Weight Lifting 

Strongman Week 4 Day 2

* Squat: work up to 2x8 @ 245lbs (RPE 8).
* Overhead Press: work up to 2x8 @ 115lbs (RPE 8).
* Barbell Row: 3x8 @ 135lbs.

Thinking I can get to to 125lbs on overhead press for sets of 8 next time.

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I just pushed an update to:

pumpitbetter.com

- switched to "Save Name" button instead of an icon when JS is disabled
- auto-saving forms when JS is enabled
- added workout elapsed time when in progress
- fixed 'kg' units bug when deleting workout sets
- added "Log Set" button and highlighting current set you're on

Fitness/Weight Lifting 

Push Press was interesting. I noticed my left arm was lagging and having to do a lot of extra work to complete reps. I figured out it was a timing issue where I wasn't pushing quite at the same time when hitting the top with both arms.

Easy fix was to give an "up" command for myself at the top, and to make sure both arms were tight before starting.

I missed the last rep of the last set. Guess I ran out of gas cause of the earlier timing issues.

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Fitness/Weight Lifting 

Week 4 - Day 1

Deadlifts and Push Press. I've missed doing farmer's carries the past few weeks. Planning on changing that soon.

I also have videos from this week though I haven't had a chance to upload them yet.

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A different approach to #strength training. (1/2)

Pick 3 exercises and order them in terms of importance.

The most important is done first. Have a clear progression and goal in mind. It should be attainable. I like thinking in terms of 3-4 weeks.

The 2nd lacks a progression but is done with significant effort. Add weight when you can but don't beat yourself up about it.

The 3rd is done with medium effort. Don't worry about adding weight or doing more reps.

#gym #training #fitness

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Weight Lifting 

Workout:

Squats: worked up to 2x8 @ 255lbs (RPE 8)
Overhead Press: worked up to 2x8 @ 115lbs (RPE 8)
Single arm dumbbell press: 1x3 @ 25lbs (both arms), 2x3 @ 55lbs (both arms).

Felt pretty spot on with everything today.

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Weight lifting 

Week three of the cycle begins!

Deadlifts: worked up to 2x4 @ 295lbs (RPE 8, pretty accurate guess). Warm up sets just felt difficult today. First set @ 295 felt not great on the back. Second set I fixed up my bracing and felt better.

Push Press: worked up to 2x4 @ 180lbs (RPE 8, fairly actuate). I think 185 would've been an easy jump. Still a good stimulus though. My shoulder hasn't been acting up like it was the past few weeks. That was nice!

Workout 

Worked up to 2x10 @ RPE 8 on these.

Squats: 225lbs (felt right on target RPE wise)
OHO: 115lbs (was push more like RPE 9.5 at the end, but got it!)

These higher volume sets are killer! Could never be a body builder lol.

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Fitness workout 

@everlifting Ha, he loves running, but prefers to *watch* lifting LOL

Fitness 

Hey folks, @tom started this new instances a few weeks ago dedicated to fitness of all kinds. Join us!

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Weightlifting Workout 

BARBELL BACK SQUAT

- 8x115 lbs
- 8x115 lbs
- 8x115 lbs

BARBELL SEATED SHOULDER PRESS

- 10x70 lbs
- 10x70 lbs
- 10x70 lbs

BARBELL DEADLIFT

- 8x145 lbs
- 8x145 lbs
- 8x145 lbs

Fitness 

Welp, powered through the main lifts but called it on the accessories tonight. Was getting way too sloppy and exhausted at the end.

Overall not great but better than I thought given my state. Deadlifts 2x6 @ 265lbs, and Push Press 2x6 @ 155lbs.

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Fitness 

A terrible night of sleep and a full belly for this session are not adding up well! Hanging in there though.

Deadlifts, Push Press up to 2x6 @ RPE 8 each, then some accessories.

Fitness content creators hate this! 

I write this because content creators generally discuss this in broad terms but are really targeting specific people.

Of course if you're competing at a high level these details matter. More often than not is who content creators are talking about, but don't really specify that.

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