The Weights

Keeping track of what I have been doing and how I am improving. These aren’t true 1RM, I am not scientific or organised enough for that, just weights I have hit during a training session. As I don’t know what events or weights will be in my first competition I have no goals, apart from just continuing to try and improve.

Deadlift (no straps) 95kg – 105kg – 1/5/13
Bench Press 40kg – 42.5kg – 45kg – 15/05/13
Log Press 40kg – 11/04 42.5kg -09/05
Farmers Walk 115kg – 25/04 120kg – 2/5/13 125kg – 16/5/13
Yoke  130kg – 21/03  150kg – 09/05
Squat  Don’t ask.
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3 thoughts on “The Weights

  1. love2lift May 19, 2013 at 6:44 pm Reply

    Looking great! I’ve yet to try yoke. Are your weights for Farmers per hand or combined?

    • Helen Rothwell May 19, 2013 at 7:01 pm Reply

      Combined!!! So 62.5kg per hand at the moment. At my gym the atlas stones START at 80kg so not sure how I’m going to practice those yet.

      • love2lift May 21, 2013 at 2:44 pm

        Nice!! 🙂 ouch at the starting at 80kg.. I made a sack up (squished stone chippings) into a kind of square with tape and a second sack over for extra strength. it’s 25kg and a great practice for ‘form’ there are some great vids on you tube so might work for you.. you could use a really big medicine ball too then up the weight with something. Just some ideas. There is a seller on my FB friends too I can put you together they’re £30 each but depends on delivery.

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