Posts Tagged ‘Deficit’

Week #4

Day #5


5:30-7:00am (did 2 workouts)

Cardio Workout – Nothing

Strength Phase Training – Lower Body Focus (Hamstrings, Quads, Glutes, Lats) and Upper Body Focus (Chest, Tris, and Lats)

Deadlift Warmups – 210×5, 260×5, 315×5

Deadlift Working Sets – 380×3 (missed 2 reps and the 2nd set, just couldn’t get it, will try this workout again)

Deadlift (2″ Deficit) Cool Downs – 325x2sx5r

Bench Press Warmups – 135x2sx5r

Bench Press Working Sets – 145x2sx4r

Bench Press Slingshot – 225×4

Close Grip Bench Press – 100×4

Bent Over Rows – 115×10, 135×10

Comments: Deload Day: 70/50% intensity and volume.  Used old Nike Knee Sleeves as shin guards.  Used Versa Grips Pro on last set of rows because callouss hurt. Done at Heavy Hammer Gym.

Week #2

Day #4



Cardio Workout – 10 min on elliptical. Moderate pace.  No heart rate. Burned 50-100 cal.

Strength Phase Training – Lower Body Focus (Hamstrings, Back, Glutes)

Deadlift (2″ deficit) Warmups – 215×5, 265×5, 320×3

Deadlift (2″ deficit) Working Sets – 345×5, 370×5

Deadlift (2″ deficit)  Cool Downs – 320x5x1 (I missed my second set because I rested too long and got cold)

Squat (High Bar) – 155×10, 175×10

Comments: Finally fell my DL form is locking in.  Abs tight, lats pulled down, triceps locked, feet width about right. Done at Heavy Hammer Gym.

Week #1

Day #4



Cardio Workout – 6 min on Elliptical at a moderate pace.  Don’t know how high heart rate got (will be getting a monitor), but did start sweating.  I think I burned about 200-250 cal.

Strength Phase Training – Lower Body Focus (Back,Hamstrings,Glutes)

Deadlift (2″ deficit) Warmups – 210×5, 260×5, 315×3

Deadlift (2″ deficit) Working Sets – 340×5, 365×5

Deadlift (2″ deficit) Cool Downs – 315×5

High Bar Squat – 225×10, 135×10

Comments: 1st time doing DL and SQ in a while…ouch.  Felt Okay. Feeling decent strength returning.  Just need to get used to the movements again.  Legs started getting sore after first couple sets of DL…IAP still doing well.  Done at Heavy Hammer Gym.