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  1. big ginger 8

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    Nice work.


    Reached 105kg a while back, getting personal bests with all the lifts to be expected I suppose considering my age.
     
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    Fair dues bud. Can't beat heavy squats.
     
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    Yeah love doing legs.

    Btw re-reading that I'm not sure it's very clear I weigh 105kg I squat 140 for sets 0f 3. :) (vanity wins again)
     
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    Hoping to get back on the squats train on Wednesday, will finally have a spotter for once...
     
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    Man, I haven't properly been to the gym for two years. I've not had the time whilst doing a masters degree. I did go a couple of times after Christmas, and I realised how much muscle I'd lost. Down from benching 40kg dumbbells to struggling with 22.5kg ones! Judging by the scales I've lost well over a stone of muscle.

    Once I've moved back to Aberystwyth I'm hoping to start going again, although little Rowan might hinder that. Hope muscle memory serves me well, and I can quickly regain some of what I've lost.
     
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    Niiiiiice,
    Dislocated mine in may and have squatted once since - knee held up fine but I was weaker than cyRil (if that's humanly possible?)


    Been going to the gym so sporadically recently - job is really just killing my soul. When I'm on a 6-14 shift I'm too knackered after to lift properly (my gym is tiny/run by one guy, so shuts early and I'd have to go pretty sharpish after work) and on a 14-22 shift I always sleep too late.
    Just lacking motivation atm, I guess. When I get into it I proper love and want to go 24/7, it's just when I have some time off, getting back into the swing of things is a ball ache.
     
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    Never have time off again Olyy. Problem solved.

    I've got my motivation from my coach saying the main thing I need to do to have a shot at the first team is just get stronger. So this is being typed in between shoulder press sets.

    BG8, can you post what you're currently lifting? I figure finding out just how much weaker I am than someone still in school should also be great motivation.
     
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    Easier said than done :p
    Got the alarm set for early tomorrow, so I'll start from then!
     
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    I weigh 82kg, I squat 180kg. (Vanity wins again)


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    Lovely good for you, I'm hoping to get to that or around 200 in the next few years as I'm still only 17 and been lifting 2 years. (Tbh I'm not entirely sure what part of my post you're specifically taking the **** out of.)

    Ok if you want, I'm sure you're probably doing more in some lifts I'm not entirely sure what lifts you want also the current program we're doing is 6-5-4-4, 5-4-3-3, 4-3-2-2

    Never really gone for 1 rep max so not really certain. I'll hazard a guess for some core lifts.

    I'd say bench probably a not so good for my size 90, frontsquat 120, backsquat 145-150, trap deadlift 170, bb deadlift 145 and clean 85 at a guess. Not particulary impressive I guess (there goes the vanity rats ;) ) compared to some other guys in schools rugby.
     
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    Wasn't taking the **** out of anything mate

    ...more a sarcastic pop at my own ego, if anything.
     
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    How much can you bench press?

    Regards
     
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    Saw on twitter that Topsy Ojo reps 240kg on the ol' squats.
    Insane for a back!
     
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    I'm a lord of squats... absolute lord.


    Them gainz mothe****ers... I'm getting back lean at the moment and feeling like a sex god. very good.
     
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    ...that's 40kgs more than my best deadlift, and 60kgs more than my front squat and I'm a 110kg front rower...

    I'm pretty sure thats what Ben Franks squats...
     
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    My Coach used to Squat 240..he's a freak.
     
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    I can't barbell back squat anymore. Since I pop'd my sholder, every time it always leads to reinjuring it within seconds. I front squat much better.

    I've been trying to improve doing standing military press but no one in the gym seems to do them so I never know if I've got my technique right. Certainly a fun lift though.
     
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    I find I compensate too much when I do Standing shoulder work , Seated Arnie press or standard shoulder press is my baby :p
     
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    There is that temptation to bounce with the knees when doing military press, particularly when pressing your limits. I know I do it. I do like doing military shoulder press though, it is fun.
     
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    I'm a fan of the 'ol Arnie press as well.
     
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