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    Monday 3/27 Training didn't happen at all...

    Monday 3/27

    Training didn't happen at all today. Oh, I went to the gym all right. But during warmup I felt my low back getting progressively tighter. Stopped the warmup and just wanted to stretch...
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    I've had scoliosis since age 12. I didn't start...

    I've had scoliosis since age 12. I didn't start competing in figure until AFTER 3 kids and at age 42. I won my first show, then went on to compete twice at the national level and placed 2nd and...
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    As the mom of a special needs kid who aspires to...

    As the mom of a special needs kid who aspires to compete in the Special Olympics, this brought tears to my eyes! I'm both humbled and ashamed to admit I wouldn't have handled it that well. Mad props...
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    Sitting here at my daughter's 8-and-under swim...

    Sitting here at my daughter's 8-and-under swim championships. Her first event is at 9:00. She's seeded pretty competitively for a few events which is exciting. She has 5 events to swim: 4 individual...
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    Saturday 3/25 Squats n deads express training ...

    Saturday 3/25 Squats n deads express training

    It's 80 degrees here today as compared to 40s last week so naturally I wanted to get the bare minimum done with training and enjoy some time in the...
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    Thanks, COG!

    Thanks, COG!
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    :flowers:

    :flowers:
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    20 pounds?! That's great! Congrats!

    20 pounds?! That's great! Congrats!
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    Hiya cook! :byeb: Well I don't know about...

    Hiya cook! :byeb:
    Well I don't know about absolutely killing it but I'm absolutely determined to get in a workout every day, that's for sure. It's the only way I believe I'll stay away from...
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    Friday 3/24 Bench and other upper body stuff ...

    Friday 3/24 Bench and other upper body stuff

    Dynamic warmup

    Bench press (competition style, pause at bottom and top each rep):
    bar x 5
    65 x 5
    85 x 5
    100 x 3
    3 x 110 x 3
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    Thursday 3/23 leg stuff Still feeling beat up...

    Thursday 3/23 leg stuff

    Still feeling beat up in my lower half from last weekend so I changed this up accordingly

    Dynanmic warmup

    DB lying leg curl:
    4 x 30 x 12

    Leg press:
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    I am waaaaay behind here! Time to update this...

    I am waaaaay behind here! Time to update this journal!

    Wednesday 3/22 bench and some other upper body stuff

    Bench press (competition style, pause at bottom and top each rep):
    bar x 5
    65 x 5...
  13. Thread: Meal Prepping

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    Bone broth prepped! 188069 This is enough...

    Bone broth prepped!

    188069

    This is enough for me, my husband, and the dog for a week.
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    Tuesday 3/21 Squats n deads Still feeling a...

    Tuesday 3/21 Squats n deads

    Still feeling a little beat up from the weekend so I just did the basics and that was all.

    Dynamic warmup

    Squats:
    bar x 5
    95 x 5
    115 x 5
  15. This! :beerbang:

    This! :beerbang:
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    ^^Looks great!^^^ I love me some meal prep!...

    ^^Looks great!^^^

    I love me some meal prep! Sorry not a lot of pics this time cuz I just prepped meats yesterday. Bone broth and veggie juice getting prepped later today so I'll post that up in a...
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    Monday 3/20 bench and other upper body stuff ...

    Monday 3/20 bench and other upper body stuff

    Dynamic warmup

    Skipped bench press cuz I just maxed out yesterday, did a few light sets but not counting them cuz they felt like lead (duh, wonder...
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    When you say "quads" I'll assume you mean squats....

    When you say "quads" I'll assume you mean squats. At my 110-lb bodyweight the most I've successflly dunked - meaning LEGIT BELOW PARALLEL is 165 for 4 reps...and almost blacked out afterward....
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    My people! I'm at training camp this weekend with...

    My people! I'm at training camp this weekend with Matt Gary, Sioux-z Hartwig-Gary, Ray Williams, and Dennis Cornelius. Today was squats and it was off the chain! No PR for me but I had the...
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    :yep:
  21. Whoa! That's big! I would have given them a year...

    Whoa! That's big! I would have given them a year but now I'm not so sure. #mustcutback
    :bigpopcorn:
  22. I struggled with strength too. At 2.0 I noticed a...

    I struggled with strength too. At 2.0 I noticed a major boost in strength. So I say when you find that protein sweet spot, just run with it.
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    187914

    187914
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    Saturday 3/11 deadlifts, deadlifts, and nothing...

    Saturday 3/11 deadlifts, deadlifts, and nothing but deadlifts LOL

    gym was PACKED today! Was nuts just trying to warm up! Every spot on the mats, every machine, every bench, every pair of DBs,...
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    Hey COG! Thanks for stopping by and for the kind...

    Hey COG! Thanks for stopping by and for the kind words! :byeb:
  26. I'm natural and I NEVER got results on 0.5-1.0...

    I'm natural and I NEVER got results on 0.5-1.0 grams/pound bodyweight...or 1.5. Ever. I felt like I was spinning my wheels while beating my face against a wall! Might be my age as I didn't start...
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    Friday 3/10 heavy bench, pullups, and that's all...

    Friday 3/10 heavy bench, pullups, and that's all folks!

    Just a week out from my training camp with Ray Williams, Dennis Cornelius, and Sioux-z Hartwig-Gary! :cheerleader:

    dynamic warmup
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    Wow, that's awful! Wishing him a speedy recovery.

    Wow, that's awful! Wishing him a speedy recovery.
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    Thursday 3/9 squats n other lower body stuff,...

    Thursday 3/9 squats n other lower body stuff, rest day for deads

    dynamic warmup

    I've done several weeks of pre-exhaust so with tapering off for my training camp I decided to start today with...
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    Wednesday 3/8 upper body "puttering" stuff 10...

    Wednesday 3/8 upper body "puttering" stuff

    10 days out from my training camp with Ray Williams, Dennis Cornelius, and Sioux-z Hartwig-Gary! :cheerleader:

    My plan was to just putter around today...
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    Tuesday 3/7 squats n deads dynamic warmup ...

    Tuesday 3/7 squats n deads

    dynamic warmup

    On a time crunch to get to an appointment so squats n deads was it for today

    Squats:
    2 x bar x 5
    3 x 95 x 5
    3 x 115 x 5
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    Repped! :beerbang:

    Repped! :beerbang:
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    Monday 3/6 bench and other upper body stuff ...

    Monday 3/6 bench and other upper body stuff

    Dynamic warmup

    Flat DB press ss inverted rows (4 rounds):
    25s x 10 ss 10, rest 60 sec, repeat

    Bench press:
    (each rep 1-sec pause at top, 1-sec...
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    Hiya Nic! Great to see you here! Thanks for...

    Hiya Nic! Great to see you here! Thanks for stopping by! :hugme:
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    Friday 3/3 squats n deads n other lower body...

    Friday 3/3 squats n deads n other lower body stuff

    dynamic warmup

    Squats:
    2 x bar x 5 - biceps long heads were screaming from just holding the bar on my back. Yuk. Did a bunch more sets of 5...
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    Thursday 3/2 upper body stuff dynamic warmup ...

    Thursday 3/2 upper body stuff

    dynamic warmup

    neutral grip pullups:
    5 x BW x 5

    "fun" circiut (3 rounds each, no pause no lockouts):
    arm circles x 15
    banded walks x 15
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    Wednesday 3/1 squats n deads n other lower body...

    Wednesday 3/1 squats n deads n other lower body stuff

    dynamic warmup

    Ab wheel ss horizontal calf machine (4 rounds):
    15 ss 130 x 15 with about 60 sec rests

    DB lying leg curl:
    4 x 30 x 15
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    1. FBB back in the O 2. Amateur O I won't...

    1. FBB back in the O
    2. Amateur O

    I won't hold my breath for TV coverage as that was promised a while back and never delivered. Plus any broadcast will suck if Palumbo and Aceto aren't the...
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    I thought the same, and THAT could be yet another...

    I thought the same, and THAT could be yet another interesting poll!
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    This could make an interesting poll. :yep:

    This could make an interesting poll. :yep:
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    Tuesday 2/28 bench and other upper body stuff ...

    Tuesday 2/28 bench and other upper body stuff

    Dynamic warmup

    Wide grip pulllups:
    5 x BW x 5

    Flat DB press ss inverted rows (4 rounds):
    25s x 10 ss 10, rest 60 sec, repeat
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    Monday 2/27 squats n deads n other lower body...

    Monday 2/27 squats n deads n other lower body stuff

    dynamic warmup

    Ab wheel ss horizontal calf machine (4 rounds):
    15 ss 130 x 15 with about 60 sec rests

    DB lying leg curl:
    30 x 8
    35 x 8
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    Poll: Four gold medals at IPF Classic (raw) World...

    Four gold medals at IPF Classic (raw) World Powerlifting Championships, to include an open world record in each: squat, bench, deadlift, total. Yup, not much. LOL. :yep:
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    Yes, and I've been going faithfully 2-3 times PER...

    Yes, and I've been going faithfully 2-3 times PER WEEK since October. Lots of things being fixed which has been great. Watching my lifts all spiral downward by 20+ POUNDS due to the dramatic shift...
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    We took my son to see the Lego Batman movie for...

    We took my son to see the Lego Batman movie for his 10th birthday. I was skeptical that I would like it at all. It was AWESOME! If you grew up with the Batman series as I did, there's something in...
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