Loads to report on since my final weblog put up, most notable of which is the formal launch of my new e book: Escape the Fats Entice: It isn’t rocket science! It’s obtainable as a paperback and book in each Kindle and epub codecs. It acquired some good media protection which you’ll be able to see by clicking right here.
I’ve been persevering with my weight minimize with the intention of competing within the -83kg class and this morning (13 Nov) I weighed in at 84.4kg. The photograph beneath was taken on 20 October after I weighed in at 84.6kg. I hit my lowest weight thus far, 83.6kg, on November tenth, so I’m actually on course.
I’ve renewed my membership with Nice British Powerlifting and hope to compete as a Masters 2 on the novice comp in January, the place my aim shall be to hit the qualifying totals for the British Championships.
I’ve additionally been acclimatizing my future spotter to the health club setting and he appears to be fairly pleased with all of it. My spouse is now additionally again coaching after giving start 11 weeks in the past.
As for my lifts, these will not be doing too badly contemplating I’m slicing weight and never getting the very best of sleep in the intervening time because of the little fella within the above photograph!
Bench: I transitioned from a quantity block to a energy block and am not progressing within the latter as a lot as I would really like. Nonetheless, i’ll see what occurs on the subject of the height section which I’ll enter shortly.
Squat: I’ve simply plateaued after lowering from 5×5 to 3×5 in week 64, so have now launched into the Texas technique to proceed pushing the depth. That is the primary time I’ve tried this correctly, so I’m to see what occurs.
Overhead press: I’m at present in a peaking section on this and final week acquired a brand new max of my 1RM for two reps. This week I’m attributable to exceed my 1RM for a single rep.
Deadlift: I’m nonetheless progressing alongside the linear program with increments of two.5kg per week for 5×5 typical on Tuesday and 5×5 sumo on Friday. Nonetheless, to be able to make a good deadlift on the comp in January I might want to begin growing by 5kg per week, however will cut back the quantity to three units of 5 for each typical and sumo on Tuesdays and Fridays, with an increment of two.5kg on every of as of late.
As at all times, thanks for studying!