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A Little Bit Of Progress

Discussion in 'Strength & Conditioning' started by Scarecrow28, May 6, 2008.

  1. Scarecrow28

    Scarecrow28 Writing Fanatic

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    After a while of on-and-off exercising purely out of boredom (mostly just push-ups), I've managed to make a little progress. I started benching again and head downstairs several times a day to crank out a set. This has been working well and I've been steadily increasing my max-rep. I'll keep you updated on my progress. Tomorrow's my 2nd workout of the week, so I'll probably tell you how things go.
     
  2. proactive

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    Cool, man. Thanks for the update. Are you balancing out those presses with a rowing movement?
     


  3. Scarecrow28

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    Not yet. Right now I'm just trying to build a bit of strength and then I'm going to branch out. I've basically been running up and down 3-5 times a day and doing benching sets.
     
  4. California Jack

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    Thanks for the update and congrats. That's a good plan, kinda GTG-like. You might want to lisen to proactive and do some rows. Don't want any mucle imbalances.

    Run down stairs and do a set of benches. Set the bar on the floor and do a set of bent-over rows with the same weight. Go back upstairs. Won't take but a minute longer and could save you a big setback.
     
  5. Scarecrow28

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    Alright, I'll try it tomorrow during my workout. Thanks for the tip!
     
  6. California Jack

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    If you are going to row and bench three to five times daily,do not go near failure.