Category Archives: Powerlifting Training Logs

DEADlift Man Walking – Deliverance from the Deadlift Devil – 12/29/11

“Naw man. I’m pretty effing far from okay.” On November 20th, to punctuate what had been a long week, I pulled my groin pretty severely squatting at Beast; I felt a sharp pop, stopped pushing, and promptly collapsed (whacking the back of my head on the barbell in the process); lying on the floor of […]

The Beast’s Log – Dynamic Effort Box Squat 9/01/11

The Beast’s Log – Dynamic Effort Box Squat 9/01/11 I’m biased, but I think there is some really good information in this Blog Post, including a couple of links you should definitely check out. Here was the planned programming (once again, I planned too much volume): Warm-up and Foam Roll GHR Warm-up – 2 sets […]

The Beast’s Log – ME Upper 8/30/11 – No Electricity – “I’ve got no time to train”

The Beast’s Log – ME Upper 8/30/11 – No Electricity – “I’ve got no time to train” I’m publishing this with little proofing; so go easy … So, you say you don’t have any time to train … Seriously? Really? … Are you sure? Here’s a glimpse into my Tuesday evening; I trained … I […]

The Beast’s Training Log – ME Lower 8/29/11, Hurricane Irene, and Transformers 3

The Beast’s Training Log – ME Lower 8/29/11 Hurricane Irene Hurricane Irene has come and gone, although as of today, many of my Trumbull (and other local) peers remain without power. Hurricane Katia is now forming over the Atlantic, so we’ll wait to see what that brings. My family was lucky. We only lost power […]

The Beast’s Training Log – Repetition Bench 8/27/11

The Beast’s Training Log – Repetition Bench 8/27/11 Sat: 10am GHR – 50 Total Reps (5 sets of 10 reps holding a 10 lb plate across my chest) Dumbbell Row – 10x60s, 3x10x105s Bench Press – worked up to 365×8, 365×5, 365×5 Bamboo Bench Press – two sets of 6-10 reps Had to leave the […]