WOW … heaps to report on over the previous couple of weeks, most importantly was the acquire of an additional 7lbs of body weight within the arrival of Dean, my son (and future spotter) on August thirtieth. My routine has altered considerably however I’m nonetheless getting my coaching in, so I’m very joyful about that.
My squats and deadlifts are rising progressively following from the again pull a number of months in the past and I’m now round 66.6% on my squat (100kg) and 60% on my deadlift (115kg) 9 weeks after reinstating them. This linear improve is ready to proceed and I’m pleased with progress up to now. Along with standard deadlifts, I’m additionally coaching sumo type simply to see how the 2 examine and have additionally been experimenting with the hook grip (versus an alternate grip).
In week 55 I failed a brand new 1RM try on the bench, presumably as a result of I didn’t make use of a major (any) power block between the quantity and the height. This has set me again (nonetheless it was a studying expertise), so I’m at present on week 5 of a brand new quantity block … and can observe this with an acceptable power block. I’ve not too long ago began a power block for my overhead press with the purpose of a brand new 1RM shortly. I’ve additionally added a prowler session in on a Sunday and am at present at 140kg, rising by 2.5kg every week.
I’ve been intermittent fasting 16/8 since week 56 and have discovered this comparatively simple. Because of a really slight calorie drop and the elevated depth from the squats and deadlifts I’ve been getting leaner and dropping body weight. I intend to proceed this and see if I can fortunately get all the way down to the <83kg powerlifting weight class. My final weigh in was 86.4kg, a lower of round 2-3kg over the past 4 or 5 weeks, so I’m roughly half method there already,
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This abstract interval has, after all, additionally included the college summer time holidays, so I’ve usually had an entourage in tow throughout my coaching periods, however happily they’re now again at school so I can get my bench and weights again and get all the way down to some severe enterprise with out interruption each 5 minutes!
As at all times, thanks for studying!