October 24, 2013

Rest week, weigh-in

Weight (Saturday, 10-19-2013): 182 lb

Notes:  I rested and got fatter.  Must have just over-eaten.

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October 14, 2013

Workout log, Texas Method? week 2

Monday (10-7-2013)
squat 135x5, 185x3, 225x2, 265 5x5
bench 95x5, 135x3, 155x2, 175 5x5
pendlay row 135x5, 155 5x5

deadlift 135x5, 225x3, 275x2, 315 4x5
press 65x5, 95x3, 115 4x5, 4
chin-up +45 5,5,4; +25 5,4; +0 2x5

squat 135x5, 185x3, 225 2x5
power clean 135x3, 145 5x3
bench 95x5, 135x3, 185 3x5
pendlay row 135x5, 165 3x5
tricep pressdown 150 3x8
dumbbell curl 30 3x8
dumbbell lateral raise 25 3x8

Weight (Saturday): 180 lb

Notes: TM didn't happen this week, nothing did, really.  I'm at 5 weeks with no back-off and my joints need some rest.  This is the leanest I've been at a weight of 180, but I'm still probably primed for some slimming down as Fall starts in earnest.

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October 07, 2013

Workout log, Texas Method? week 1

Monday (9-30-2013)
squat 135x5 185x3, 225x2, 265 5x5
press 65x5, 95x3, 110 5x5
power clean 135 8x3
chin-up +25 5x5

squat 135x5, 185x3, 215 2x5
bench 95x5, 135x3, 175 3x5
pendlay row 135x5, 155 3x5
weighted hyperextension +25 3x10, superset with plank
plank 3x60s, superset with weighted hypers

squat 135x5, 185x2, 225x2, 265x2, 305x3
press 65x5, 95x2, 105x2, 120x2, 135 f,f
push press 140x3
power clean 135x5, 155 f,f
dumbbell curl 30 3x8
tricep pushdown (straight bar) 150 3x8
lateral raises 25 3x8

Weight (Friday):
179 lb

Notes: Other than PCs on Monday rather than deads, this is basically a TM week, with a good start and middle and an utter failure at the end.  The 305 squat was supposed to be a 5RM test, and I couldn't do 4, and I could not press 135 past an inch or so above my head.  This makes 4 consistent weeks of full-body workouts in a row.  Going to do one more then take a backoff week, I think.

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