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  1. Beaten Paths are For Beaten Men

    Monday 9th October (подготовительный) Preparatory Micro 1 Week 8 Day 36 Squats: 44 Centurion 40kgs 3рХ1п 60kgs 3рХ1п 100kgs 3рХ1п 140kgs 3рХ1п 160kgs 3рХ1п 160kgs 3рХ1п 180kgs 3рХ1п 192.5kgs 3рХ1п 185kgs 3рХ1п Total: 27 Lifts Press: Bench Press Over Load XL 40kgs 3рХ1п 60kgs 3рХ1п 75kgs 3рХ1п 90kgs 3рХ1п 100kgs 3рХ1п 105kgs 3рХ1п 100kgs 3рХ1п Total: 21 Lifts Pull: Sumo C 46 70kgs 3рХ1п 90kgs 3рХ1п 110kgs 3рХ1п 130kgs 3рХ1п 150kgs 3рХ1п 170kgs 3рХ1п Total: 18 Lifts All Lifts 64 Notes: Squat: Primary Day C44, Micro 1 Wk 8. another tough weekend working on the house speeds were slow on my primer sets 180 was half a point faster. So went to 192.5kgs to keep in the 3s good pick drop set was a bit faster too. Press: Comp Bench Overload XL. 100kgs felt good so did a top set of 105kgs and drop to a 100kgs. This felt pretty good as I was like the Squats not expecting too much from the Bench. Pull: Sumo Deadlift C46, after a good Bench I was hoping for a good dead. And it did the same 150 was up on last week so went to 170kgs been a few weeks since I have hit 170 all in the 3s. So pretty happy with this. Notes: Micro-cycle 1 8th week. Same as last Monday fatigued from the weekend and work around the house. Was considering flagging the day at the 160s as the 2nd Primer was slower than the first which shows fatigue. Just as well I went on as I had a pretty good over all 3 lifts Quote for the Month: "Work Hard In Silence and Let Success Make The Noise" -Unknown OB1
  2. Beaten Paths are For Beaten Men

    Friday 6th October (подготовительный) Preparatory Micro 1 Week 7 Day 35 Squats: 46 Centurion 40kgs 3рХ1п 60kgs 3рХ1п 100kgs 3рХ1п 140kgs 3рХ1п 160kgs 3рХ1п 180kgs 3рХ1п 175kgs 3рХ1п 170kgs 3рХ1п Total: 24 Lifts Press: Bench Press OL XL 40kgs 3рХ1п 60kgs 3рХ1п 70kgs 3рХ1п 80kgs 3рХ1п 90kgs 3рХ1п 100kgs 3рХ1п 100kgs 3рХ1п Total: 21 Lifts Pull: Conv Soft Suit 70kgs 3рХ1п 90kgs 3рХ1п 110kgs 3рХ1п 130kgs 3рХ1п 150kgs 3рХ1п 150kgs 3рХ1п Total: 18 Lifts All Lifts 63 Time: 01:39:48 Notes: Squat: Repeated last week's numbers but on the drops did 1 set @ 175 1 @ 170. They felt good but the top set was still not at the speed I was aiming for will see how next week goes. Press: Comp Bench repeated last week's numbers 2 tops@ 100kgs will aim for 3 next week. Speed a little down so will leave 3 sets till next week. Pull: Conventional softsuit, still some issues here but did 2 top sets at 150kgs which is the same as last week. Notes: End of the 7th week eating got a bit out of control had an effect on training the Bloated feel the next morning. Will get this sorted over the weekend so next week will be better food wise. Quote for the Week: "Work Hard In Silence and Let Success Make The Noise" -Unknown OB1
  3. Beaten Paths are For Beaten Men

    Wednesday 4th October (подготовительный) Preparatory Micro 1 Week 7 Day 33 Squats: 44 Centurion 60kgs 4рХ1п 100kgs 4рХ1п 140kgs 4рХ1п 160kgs 4рХ1п 160kgs 4рХ1п 155kgs 4рХ1п Total: 24 Lifts Press: Bench Press SlingShot Overload 40kgs 4рХ1п 60kgs 4рХ1п 70kgs 4рХ1п 80kgs 4рХ1п 90kgs 4рХ1п 95kgs 4рХ1п 95kgs 4рХ1п Total: 28 Lifts Pull: Sumo C46 Speed 90kgs 2рХ1п 110kgs 1рХ1п 130kgs 1рХ1п 150kgs 6рХ1п Total: 10 Lifts All Lifts 62 Notes: Squat: Metals C44. Squats Speed just a bit down tried another set @ 160kgs no better so dropped to 155kgs. Judging by the speed it should have been around 150-152.5kgs. Press: Comp Bench SlingShot 2XL and Overload. Just like Monday these went well so did 2 top sets at 95kgs instead of a drop to 90kgs. Pull: Sumo Deadlift C46. Same weight as last week warm ups were slow and the work sets felt heavy and laboured. But all speeds were 41 and above so a good surprise there. Notes: This was a better improvement over the last two weeks training is slowly coming together. Quote for the Week: "Work Hard In Silence and Let Success Make The Noise" -Unknown OB1
  4. Beaten Paths are For Beaten Men

    Monday 2nd October (подготовительный) Preparatory Micro 1 Week 7 Day 31 Squats: 44 Centurion 40kgs 3рХ1п 60kgs 3рХ1п 100kgs 3рХ1п 140kgs 3рХ1п 160kgs 3рХ1п 160kgs 3рХ1п 180kgs 3рХ1п 180kgs 3рХ1п 180kgs 3рХ1п Total: 27 Lifts Press: Bench Press Over Load XL 40kgs 3рХ1п 60kgs 3рХ1п 75kgs 3рХ1п 90kgs 3рХ1п 95kgs 3рХ1п 100kgs 3рХ1п 100kgs 3рХ1п Total: 21 Lifts Pull: Sumo C 46 70kgs 3рХ1п 90kgs 3рХ1п 110kgs 3рХ1п 130kgs 3рХ1п 150kgs 3рХ1п Total: 15 Lifts All Lifts 63 Notes: Squat: Primary Day C44, Micro 1 Wk 7. Pretty tough weekend working on the house speeds were pretty slow on my primer sets and 180 was a good point dow. So just did 3 sets at 180 did not go up. Speeds were pretty consistent so happy with that. Press: Comp Bench Overload XL. Just repeated last week's numbers. 100kgs for the top set a little faster than last week so did 2 sets at a 100. This felt pretty good as I was expecting the same on the Squats to happen to my bench. Pull: Sumo Deadlift C46, after a good Bench I was hoping for a good dead. But 150 felt like 200 not that I can do 200 but it felt like it so left it at 1 set. Notes: Micro-cycle 1 7th week. Fatigued from the weekend and work around the house. But some positives to come out of today's training. Quote for the Month: "Work Hard In Silence and Let Success Make The Noise" -Unknown OB1
  5. Beaten Paths are For Beaten Men

    Friday 29th September (подготовительный) Preparatory Micro 1 Week 6 Day 30 Squats: 46 Centurion 40kgs 3рХ1п 60kgs 3рХ1п 100kgs 3рХ1п 140kgs 3рХ1п 160kgs 3рХ1п 180kgs 3рХ1п 175kgs 3рХ1п 175kgs 3рХ1п Total: 24 Lifts Press: Bench Press OL XL 40kgs 3рХ1п 60kgs 3рХ1п 70kgs 3рХ1п 80kgs 3рХ1п 90kgs 3рХ1п 100kgs 3рХ1п 100kgs 3рХ1п Total: 21 Lifts Pull: Conv Soft Suit 70kgs 3рХ1п 90kgs 3рХ1п 110kgs 3рХ1п 130kgs 3рХ1п 150kgs 3рХ1п 150kgs 3рХ1п Total: 18 Lifts All Lifts 63 Time: 01:39:48 Notes: Squat: Repeated last weeks numbers but did 2 sets @ 175 on the drops as opposed to 1 @ 175 and 1 2 170. Press: Comp Bench repeated last weeks numbers 2 tops@ 100kgs will go for 3 next week. Pull: Conventional softsuit, still some issues here but did 2 top sets at 150kgs which is the same as last week. Notes: End of the 6th week with only 2 days in this week have a bit going on at the moment, but should settle down next week. But 2 good days of training so happy with that. Quote for the Week: "Some of the greatest Battles will be fought within the silent Chambers of your own soul" -Ezra Taft Benson OB1
  6. Beaten Paths are For Beaten Men

    Monday 25th September (подготовительный) Preparatory Micro 1 Week 6 Day 26 Squats: 44 Centurion 40kgs 3рХ1п 60kgs 3рХ1п 100kgs 3рХ1п 140kgs 3рХ1п 160kgs 3рХ1п 160kgs 3рХ1п 180kgs 3рХ1п 195kgs 3рХ1п 190kgs 3рХ1п Total: 27 Lifts Press: Bench Press Over Load XL 40kgs 3рХ1п 60kgs 3рХ1п 75kgs 3рХ1п 90kgs 3рХ1п 95kgs 3рХ1п 100kgs 3рХ1п Total: 18 Lifts Pull: Sumo C 46 70kgs 3рХ1п 90kgs 3рХ1п 110kgs 3рХ1п 130kgs 3рХ1п 150kgs 3рХ1п Total: 15 Lifts All Lifts 60 Notes: Squat: Primary Day C44, Micro 1 Wk 6. went up to 195kgs today thinking of 200 but 195 was a good choice. Weight slowly getting back up and body weight slowly dropping so always going to be a compromise. Press: Comp Bench Overload XL. Just repeated last weeks numbers. 100kgs for the top sey a little faster than last week need to do 2-3 sets at this before i go up. Pull: Sumo Deadlift C46, Deads were a bit off today had a big weekend working on the house so just a bit fatigued. Notes: Micro-cycle 1 6th week in and a ok start to the week with weights slowly going up. A little fatigued from the weekend and daylight savings thrown the sleep patterns out a bit should be good by next weekend Quote for the Month: "Some of the greatest Battles will be fought within the silent Chambers of your own soul" -Ezra Taft Benson OB1
  7. Beaten Paths are For Beaten Men

    Friday 22nd September (подготовительный) Preparatory Micro 1 Week 5 Day 25 Squats: 46 Centurion 40kgs 3рХ1п 60kgs 3рХ1п 100kgs 3рХ1п 140kgs 3рХ1п 160kgs 3рХ1п 180kgs 3рХ1п 175kgs 3рХ1п 170kgs 3рХ1п Total: 24 Lifts Press: Bench Press OL XL 40kgs 3рХ1п 60kgs 3рХ1п 70kgs 3рХ1п 80kgs 3рХ1п 90kgs 3рХ1п 100kgs 3рХ1п 100kgs 3рХ1п Total: 21 Lifts Pull: Conv Soft Suit 70kgs 3рХ1п 90kgs 3рХ1п 110kgs 3рХ1п 130kgs 3рХ1п 150kgs 3рХ1п 150kgs 3рХ1п Total: 18 Lifts All Lifts 63 Time: 01:38:31 Notes: Squat: Speeds were up on last week so jumped to 180 then a drop at 175 and 170gs. Press: Comp Bench speeds were good so pushed the weight up 5kgs to a 100kgs did 2 sets. Pull: Conventional softsuit, still some issues here but did 2 top sets at 150kgs which is the same as last week. Notes: End of the 5th week and a better week overall, bit of confidence going into next week. Think I re popped the rib benching ouch Quote for the Week: "Some of the greatest Battles will be fought within the silent Chambers of your own soul" -Ezra Taft Benson OB1
  8. Beaten Paths are For Beaten Men

    Wednesday 20th September (подготовительный) Preparatory Micro 1 Week 5 Day 23 Squats: 44 Centurion 60kgs 4рХ1п 100kgs 4рХ1п 140kgs 4рХ1п 160kgs 4рХ1п 160kgs 4рХ1п 160kgs 4рХ1п Total: 24 Lifts Press: Bench Press SlingShot Overload 40kgs 4рХ1п 60kgs 4рХ1п 70kgs 4рХ1п 80kgs 4рХ1п 90kgs 4рХ1п 95kgs 4рХ1п 90kgs 4рХ1п Total: 28 Lifts Pull: Sumo C46 Speed 90kgs 2рХ1п 110kgs 1рХ1п 130kgs 1рХ1п 150kgs 6рХ1п Total: 10 Lifts All Lifts 62 Notes: Squat: Metals C44. Squats are feeling better and speed getting back up So just repeated last weeks numbers but did the three work sets at 160kgs no drops this week. Press: Comp Bench SlingShot 2XL and Overload. Like the Squats felt good on the warm ups. Last week 90s got better they were again this week better so went to 95kgs for a top and a drop to 90kgs. Pull: Sumo Deadlift C46. Same weight as last week all in the low 4s as 3rd and 5th rep mucked around with setup. Notes: This was a better improvement over the last two weeks training is slowly coming together. Quote for the Week: "Some of the greatest Battles will be fought within the silent Chambers of your own soul" -Ezra Taft Benson OB1
  9. Beaten Paths are For Beaten Men

    Monday 18th September (подготовительный) Preparatory Micro 1 Week 5 Day 21 Squats: 46 Centurion 44 Centurion 40kgs 3рХ1п 60kgs 3рХ1п 100kgs 3рХ1п 140kgs 3рХ1п 160kgs 3рХ1п 160kgs 3рХ1п 180kgs 3рХ1п 190kgs 3рХ1п Total: 24 Lifts Press: Bench Press Over Load XL 40kgs 3рХ1п 60kgs 3рХ1п 75kgs 3рХ1п 90kgs 3рХ1п 95kgs 3рХ1п 100kgs 3рХ1п Total: 18 Lifts Pull: Sumo C 46 70kgs 3рХ1п 90kgs 3рХ1п 110kgs 3рХ1п 130kgs 3рХ1п 150kgs 3рХ1п 170kgs 3рХ1п Total: 18 Lifts All Lifts 60 Notes: Squat: Primary Day C46, Micro 1 Wk 5. went up to 190kgs today changed suits at 160kgs. At 100kgs i was hitting depth, with the weight loss of 7kgs the suit was pretty loose. It showed in the speed of the primer sets a good point faster. Press: Comp Bench Overload XL. Just repeated last weeks numbers. but went to a 100kgs first time for a while. Pull: Sumo Deadlift C46, Deads were good today for a change top set was 170kgs speeds were in the low 3s last week high 2s. Notes: Start of Micro-cycle 1 5th week in and a good start to the week with weights slowly going up in the right direction change of squat suit made a difference today. Quote for the Month: "Some of the greatest Battles will be fought within the silent Chambers of your own soul" -Ezra Taft Benson OB1
  10. Beaten Paths are For Beaten Men

    Friday 15th September (подготовительный) Preparatory Micro 1 Week 4 Day 20 Squats: 46 Centurion 40kgs 3рХ1п 60kgs 3рХ1п 100kgs 3рХ1п 140kgs 3рХ1п 160kgs 3рХ1п 175kgs 3рХ1п 170kgs 3рХ1п Total: 21 Lifts Press: Bench Press OL XL 40kgs 3рХ1п 60kgs 3рХ1п 70kgs 3рХ1п 80kgs 3рХ1п 90kgs 3рХ1п 95kgs 3рХ1п 95kgs 3рХ1п Total: 21 Lifts Pull: Conv Soft Suit 70kgs 3рХ1п 90kgs 3рХ1п 110kgs 3рХ1п 130kgs 3рХ1п 150kgs 3рХ1п 150kgs 3рХ1п Total: 18 Lifts All Lifts 60 Time: 00:00:00 Notes: Squat: Speeds were up on last week so jumped to 175 then a drop at 170kgs. Press: Comp Bench speeds were good so pushed the weight to 95kgs did 2 sets. Pull: Conventional softsuit, still some issues here but did 2 top sets at 150kgs which is a start in the right direction. Notes: End of the 4th week and light at the end of the tunnel, this has been the best dat so far bodes well for next week. Quote for the Week: "Some of the greatest Battles will be fought within the silent Chambers of your own soul" -Ezra Taft Benson OB1
  11. Beaten Paths are For Beaten Men

    Thursday 14th September (подготовительный) Preparatory Micro 1 Week 4 Day 19 Leg Press 80kgs 6рХ1п 120kgs 6рХ1п 160kgs 6рХ1п Total: 18 Lifts Press: 3 Board 60kgs 5рХ1п 80kgs 5рХ1п 90kgs 5рХ1п Total: 15 Lifts Yoke Walks 30kgs 40 meters x 2п Pull Ups Assisted 6рХ2п Total: 12 Lifts Dips Assisted 15рХ2п Total: 30 Lifts Face Pulls 40kgs x 10рХ2п Total: 20 Lifts Bradford Press 20kgs 10рХ2п Total: 20 Lifts Gunnz's 15kgs 15рХ2п Total: 30 Lifts 1 Arm Farmers Walks 30kgs 40 meters x 2п Box Jumps 3rd Step 5рХ1п 4th Step 5рХ1п Total: 10 Notes: Secondary Day: PoddyBuilder Stuff's mixture of Legs, Chest, Upper Back, Tris, Core Shoulder's and Gunz's Notes: End of the 4th week of the Poddybuider's stuffs. Quote for the Month: "Some of the greatest Battles will be fought within the silent Chambers of your own soul" -Ezra Taft Benson OB1
  12. Beaten Paths are For Beaten Men

    Monday 11th September (подготовительный) Preparatory Micro 1 Week 4 Day 16 Squats: 46 Centurion Straps Up 40kgs 3рХ1п 60kgs 3рХ1п 100kgs 3рХ1п 140kgs 3рХ1п 160kgs 3рХ1п 160kgs 3рХ1п 175kgs 3рХ1п 175kgs 3рХ1п Total: 24 Lifts Press: Bench Press Over Load XL 40kgs 3рХ1п 60kgs 3рХ1п 75kgs 3рХ1п 90kgs 3рХ1п 95kgs 3рХ1п 95kgs 3рХ1п Total: 18 Lifts Pull: Sumo C 46 70kgs 3рХ1п 90kgs 3рХ1п 110kgs 3рХ1п 130kgs 3рХ1п 150kgs 3рХ1п 170kgs 3рХ1п Total: 18 Lifts All Lifts 60 Notes: Squat: Primary Day C46, Micro 1 Wk 4. up 5kgs on last weeks top set with 2 primer sets at 160kgs and work sets at 175kgs. Press: Comp Bench Overload XL. Just repeated last weeks numbers. 2 sets at a 95kgs, I have been pausing the first rep of each set. Pull: Sumo Deadlift C46, Deads were good today for a change top set was 170kgs speeds were in the high 2s. Notes: Start of Micro-cycle 1 4th week in and a good start to the week with weights slowly going up in the right direction. Quote for the Month: "Some of the greatest Battles will be fought within the silent Chambers of your own soul" -Ezra Taft Benson OB1
  13. Beaten Paths are For Beaten Men

    Friday 8th September (подготовительный) Preparatory Micro 1 Week 3 Day 15 Squats: 46 Centurion 40kgs 3рХ1п 60kgs 3рХ1п 100kgs 3рХ1п 140kgs 3рХ1п 160kgs 3рХ1п 160kgs 3рХ1п 160kgs 3рХ1п Total: 21 Lifts Press: Bench Press OL XL 40kgs 3рХ1п 60kgs 3рХ1п 70kgs 3рХ1п 80kgs 3рХ1п 90kgs 3рХ1п 90kgs 3рХ1п 90kgs 3рХ1п Total: 21 Lifts Pull: Conv Soft Suit 70kgs 3рХ1п 90kgs 3рХ1п 110kgs 3рХ1п 130kgs 3рХ1п 150kgs 3рХ1п 150kgs 3рХ1п Total: 18 Lifts All Lifts 60 Time: 1:38:26 Notes: Squat: Speeds were a little down on last week so just repeated the sets I did then. Press: Comp Bench this was a better day, speeds were good so did not push the weight did 3 sets at 90kgs Pull: Conventional softsuit, still some issues here but did 2 top sets at 150kgs which is a start in the right direction. Notes: End of the 3rd week and still not quite back into the swing of things ok end to the week. Quote for the Week: "Some of the greatest Battles will be fought within the silent Chambers of your own soul" -Ezra Taft Benson OB1
  14. Beaten Paths are For Beaten Men

    Wednesday 6th September (подготовительный) Preparatory Micro 1 Week 3 Day 12 Squats: 46 Centurion 60kgs 4рХ1п 100kgs 4рХ1п 120kgs 4рХ1п 140kgs 4рХ1п 160kgs 4рХ1п 155kgs 4рХ1п 150kgs 4рХ1п Total: 28 Lifts Press: Bench Press SlingShot Overload 40kgs 4рХ1п 60kgs 4рХ1п 70kgs 4рХ1п 80kgs 4рХ1п 90kgs 4рХ1п 90kgs 4рХ1п 90kgs 4рХ1п Total: 28 Lifts Pull: Sumo C46 Speed 90kgs 2рХ1п 110kgs 1рХ1п 130kgs 1рХ1п 150kgs 6рХ1п Total: 10 Lifts All Lifts 66 Notes: Squat: Metals C46. Squats were down again on speed today 160kgs was again too slow so dropped to 155 still to low so went to 150. Next week top set will be 150 not 160kgs. Press: Comp Bench SlingShot 2XL and Overload. Like the Squats felt good on the warm ups. 90s got better as I went through the sets, still need to work on the grind portion. Not sure my fast bench will produce a big bench lol Pull: Sumo Deadlift C46. Same weight as last week all in the low 4s as opposed to last week in the mid 4s. Still working on shin position. Notes: Last 2 weeks have not been what I expected there is a bit going on at the moment so focus is not quiet there. Quote for the Week: "Some of the greatest Battles will be fought within the silent Chambers of your own soul" -Ezra Taft Benson OB1
  15. Beaten Paths are For Beaten Men

    Monday 4th September (подготовительный) Preparatory Micro 1 Week 3 Day 11 Squats: 46 Centurion Straps Up 40kgs 3рХ1п 60kgs 3рХ1п 100kgs 3рХ1п 140kgs 3рХ1п 160kgs 3рХ1п 160kgs 3рХ1п 170kgs 3рХ1п 170kgs 3рХ1п Total: 24 Lifts Press: Bench Press Over Load XL 40kgs 3рХ1п 60kgs 3рХ1п 75kgs 3рХ1п 90kgs 3рХ1п 95kgs 3рХ1п 95kgs 3рХ1п Total: 18 Lifts Pull: Sumo C 46 70kgs 3рХ1п 90kgs 3рХ1п 110kgs 3рХ1п 130kgs 3рХ1п 150kgs 3рХ1п 150kgs 3рХ1п Total: 18 Lifts All Lifts 60 Notes: Squat: Primary Day C46, Micro 1 Wk 3. repeated last weeks numbers with 2 primer sets at 160kgs and work sets at 170kgs 10kgs down on last week. Press: Comp Bench Overload XL. Same as the Squats repeated last weeks numbers. 2 sets at a 95kgs was 5kgs on last week. Pull: Sumo Deadlift C46, Deads were the same only went to 150kgs will increase next week. Notes: Start of Micro-cycle 1 3rd week in and a repeat of the first day. A little adjustments to technique especially on the deadlift. Not as good as I wanted but a training day done. Quote for the Month: "Some of the greatest Battles will be fought within the silent Chambers of your own soul" -Ezra Taft Benson OB1
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