Monday 11 January 2010

Monday's mashed up quads

Today was my first day training since London and although I had five days off training, I was really busy at had little relaxation in those days. I was feeling stiff all over and pretty rough at the start of the session. I also started the Russian Squat Program today and since it was my first day back, the squats were tougher than I realised. I kept it light in the classical lifts and did the following:

Snatch--1x3@40, 40, 40 1x2@60 1x1@70, 70, 80, 90, 90

Clean and Jerk--1x2@70, 70, 90, 90 1x1@100, 100, 100

Back Squat--1x3@110 1x2@ (70%)126, (75%)135 6x2@ (80%)144kg
These squats were way harder than I thought they would be due to how rusty I was and also I have not been squatting quite as much in the last six weeks or so. The 6 sets were tough and this is only the first day that is easy. Adapt or go home I guess...

This week myself and Zag are organising our overall program for the next six months and this will be then organised into smaller units, with the Russian squat program dominating the next six weeks. I am looking forward to having all this organised so that I can focus completely on each session and structuring my lifestyle to get the most out of each day in regards to lifting and life in general. For both training and lifetstyle it is imperative that I revamp my timekeeping completely--something tells me the lads will agree with this one--and I will have to have to continue improving my nutrition, my flexibility, my organisation of recovery time and also keep working on improving my focus and concentration while training. Patience and faith in the long, medium and short term objectives. Don't you just love a New Year?

Here is a video that may prove vital to Irish weightlifting and possibly even the rest of the world. The most modern and up to date steroid on the market is revealed with a heartwrenching interview with a man that chronically abuses the substance. As a film maker and an artist, I think this may prove to be my finest work....

12 comments:

Zag said...

I would like to place an Order for 2 years supply of T-Rexabol Extreme Please......

David Woodhouse said...

Genius

Laura Nolan said...

This video explains a lot.

CathalByrd said...

Immense video.

Good that you've started the Russian squat routine. Just be careful not to expect your comp lifts to be the same though. Due to the fatigue that will be accumulated doing the squat prgramme the lifts usually go down a little, but in the long run there will be big strength gains.

CathalByrd said...

...and yes, to put it mildly, your time-keeping does need some revamping.

Anonymous said...

i just pissed myself on the couch watching this haha

a murph

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brendan said...

Difficult choice between trexabol and horse steroids.Do the horse steroids help with your love life paudie?

snatch_pete said...

Is that what your decision will be based on Brendan?!

This training camp sounded like mighty craic

brendan said...

always worth a try Pete. :-)

Anonymous said...

The horse steriods have other side effects apart from the ones that help the love life Brendan so be careful.. i started growing a main 6 months into the first cycle

paudie

brendan said...

is it a hairy mane? That's the important point!!!

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