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Hey rebels, long time no talk. My name's Justin. I was on the Facebook men's group for a while but ditched Facebook at the beginning of the year indefinitely. Freedom never felt so good Anyways...on topic. I've been doing Stronglifts more or less on the proper schedule for...3 months plus now? Here's the numbers so far... Squat 205@5x5 Deadlift 235@1x5 Bench 130@5x5 OHP 105@5x5 Row 130@5x5 My last squat attempt, I made it to the 4th set at 210 and chickened out. Deadlifts are still going strong. Bench feels like it i
Since I'm not going with a new theme or changing my routine in any significant way, I decided to just go on with the last challenge. Exercise: 3 WODs a week 3 lifting sessions a week 2 Krav Maga classes a week Nutrition: Aim towards 200g of protein a day. Stay under 100g of carbs. (Yes, I'm back to tracking macros) Batch cooking will be of much help to attain those goals, so I'll try to do it for the entire duration of the challenge. Key word is TRY.
Ok, noob question here.. I know that the term "5x5" somehow includes 5 sets with 5 reps, but since both numbers are the same I didn't pay attention to which number is which. I've also read about "3x5"... is this 3 sets of 5 reps, or 3 reps for 5 sets? I'm guessing the former, since I seem to remember seeing "3x15" or something silly elsewhere, and I am skeptical that any routine would have a person doing 15 sets of anything. Just want to clarify. Furthermore, I've noticed that when doing my 5x5 routine, I definitely am lifting enough weight that it's difficult but possible, and yet my mus