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    Default ARTICLE: My Journey to a 300LB Overhead Press

    My Journey to a 300LB Overhead Press
    By Scott “Crusher” Wallace

    I have been competing in Strongman since June 2012 and am currently getting ready for my third season. In the past two years, I have competed in seven competitions and have done very well with four top three finishes including a first place finish and a trip to North American Strongman (NAS) Nationals in October 2013. Up until Nationals, I thought I was doing pretty good and was able to compete at a high level with other top Strongman. Well, that all changed at Nationals when I found out what strong really is!

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    My Log Clean and Press went from 275 to 290 after three weeks, then to 295 after six weeks and then finally on Christmas Eve 2013, nine weeks after I started, the goal was reached… 300lbs.! My Axle Clean and Press went from 270 to 280 after three weeks, then to 290 and finally on December 30, 2013 after nine weeks, I hit 300lbs. GOAL achieved!!!



    This was a huge accomplishment for me and a huge payoff after nine weeks of hard work and strict dieting.



    Another huge aspect of this process is your accessory training; when I trained Log I used the Log for not just Clean and Press but for Close Grip Bench or Incline Bench. The same can be said for when I trained Axle, I would use the Axle for Floor Presses and Seated Presses. These exercises are all done with heavy sets ranging from 3-5 reps. For example warm-up and then do three heavy sets of five followed by two to three heavy sets of three.

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