Cu Chulainn

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  1. Lifting stuff up and putting it down again

    16/10/17 Overhead press 2 x 40kg 2 x 42.5kg 2 x 45kg 2 x 47.5kg Chin ups 5 x 2 x bw
  2. Lifting stuff up and putting it down again

    14/10/17 Floor press 2 x 52.5kg 2 x 55kg 2 x 62.5kg 2 x 65kg Front squat 2 x 65kg 2 x 70kg 2 x 75kg 2 x 77.5kg Chin ups 5 x 2 x bw
  3. Lifting stuff up and putting it down again

    12/10/17 Rack pull 2 x 125kg 2 x 135kg 2 x 145kg 2 x 155kg Chin ups 5 x 2 x bw
  4. Hi. Been posting a training log on another forum, but came across Rebellion HQ and thought I'd feel right at home here. I began lifting 9 months ago at 39yo and have followed a few programs including Stronglifts 5x5, One Lift A Day and the 40 Workout Challenge from Dan John. That got me to a 100kg deadlift, 95kg squat and 52.5kg push press (I don't like benching). I recently began trying strongman-style training and have fallen in love with how it translates into real-world practical strength, ie. picking up heavy awkward stuff and moving it around (when was the last time someone asked you to pick up a barbell shaped object and squat up and down with it on your shoulders?). So anyway, my training at the moment is nice and simple, ie. one main lift followed by an assistance lift normally 6 days a week (little and often) using a mixture of barbell, dumbbells, log, tyre, sandbag etc. So here goes...