Pull Monday: More Beltless Deads

STICKING to the program but keeping everything belt-less is really not working my legs as the weight goes up. My hamstrings were complaining a little with the volume and were fried by the time I got to the accursed glute-ham raise machine.

Rather than doing a triple of 270 next week, I’m instead going to top out sub-200 and do several sets of 5. But my deadlift will get stronger as my squat gets stronger, and now that I’ve pegged my loading and rep ranges, I can wrap up this interim programming and start pushing for PRs.

The next Strongman national qualifying round is two months away. I intend to pull a 310 deadlift, and attempt a 150 p/hand farmers walk, amongst other things. My yoke will suck, as it generally sucks, but even so, a 400 kilo yoke walk for the full distance is achievable, and not too shabby for me.

My press is my biggest worry though. I’m going to try for a 120 log (or axle) in about a month and a 70 kilo strict DB clean-press. I feel more confidant about the dumbbell than the log.

70 kgs x 5
120 kgs x 5
170 kgs x 5
210 kgs x 3
240 kgs x 3s x 3r

Overhand BB bent-over rows
70 kgs x 10
90 kgs x 10 TPR

Glute/ham raises
8, 8

Seated rows
left 91 kgs x 5
right 91 kgs x 5
114 kgs x 10, 10
105 kgs x 8

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