Brian Carroll | Arnold XPC/RPS US Open Training | Week 7 | Day 2 & 3


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I’m about 3.5 weeks out from the Arnold & 10.5 out from the RPS US Open and am knee-deep in peaking phase.

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With a big week coming up, I elected to deload on Monday for bench.

Nothing special —

Normal warm-up which you can read about HERE McGill Big 3

Floor press: 225 – few sets of 3
Flat DB press: 3×10
Band fly: 3×15
Band skull: 3×15
Bench dip: 3×15

DONE. I had to hold back a little bit to not do too much. Easy day but it serves a purpose. Healing up and resting. I’ve been diligent about seeing my buddy Adam at LEAST once per week for ART, Graston and some adjustments here and there. I’ve also been good about getting body work (massage) every week too.

Wednesday – Squat and DL day Assistance

Normal warm-up

Then moved a bunch of gym equipment for a couple of hours to prep for this weekends SWOT. Keep an eye out for the lives stream on facebook as teamPRS preps for the Arnold! My plan is to take over 1100, bench some and pull around 800. I’m excited.

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Brian Carroll

Brian is a world-class powerlifter with over two decades of elite and pro-level powerlifting under his belt. Coming back from a devastating back injury in 2012 that broke multiple bones and that most experts said he would never recover from, he has returned to the pinnacle of world-class lifting (while 100% pain and symptom-free) and is now dedicated to helping others avoid the same mistakes that he made in the past through private and group coaching in Jacksonville, FL. Brian’s impressive recovery has given him the opportunity to teach and deliver talks to physical therapists, chiropractors, medical doctors, professional strength & conditioning coaches and experts from all facets of sport, on how to avoid injury, while building anti-fragile strength and resilience in athletes.
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