12 Dec Brian Carroll Offseason training – Week 3, day 3 – Squat/DL assistance
Brian Carroll’s 10/20/Life and Paul Carter’s Lift-Run-Bang Team up!
January 17th and 18th 2015
Madtown Fitness in Madison Wisconsin
Address: 802 Stewart St, Madison, WI 53713
What will be covered:
-Offseason training for mass
-Correcting weaknesses in movements
-Fixing muscular imbalances
-Mobility and Prehabilitation
-Training mentality – How not to get complacent, how to build confidence in your lifts through proper goal setting
-Picking assistance movements that you need – how to choose them, how to perform them
-Hands on coaching for the Squat, Bench, and Deadlift
14-ish weeks until the Arnold, which is March 7, 2015.
I’m finishing week 2 of offseason work this week. I’ve had enough time off now. I’m ready to get back to it. This will be all raw for 5 weeks.
I plan on bringing my bodyweight down to the 260 range vs 265 – 268 so I can make the cut as simple as possible. I’ll be working on dropping the weight over the next little bit.
Update: BW has hit a low of 257.5 today!
I’m making Saturday a day to hit all 3 big movements – squat/bench/deadlift to ensure my back continues to have the conditioning necessary to improve. Also, I REALLY LIKE doing all 3 on one day, then just assistance work on the other 2 days. Works well, especially raw.
Normal warm-up: Always McGill big 3
McGill Chin: 22 singles in about 5 minutes
Barbell rack row: 3×5 – big squeeze
Barbell DOH shrug: 3×10 – sumo and conv
1-arm KB swing: 3×12
KB Goblet: 3×10
Hammer curl: 3×10
Standing leg extension: 3×10
Rolling plank/McGill crunch
Good session. Due to 2 trips inside of a weeks time, I had some hip and ITB discomfort. I ended up rolling out after the session and felt better. I know I hate on rolling, but when done at the right time it can be an ally. Just don’t do it for the sake of it or because everyone else is.
Bodyweight is sitting perfect now. No excessive junk food and no going out to eat does wonders.
Week 4 starts on Saturday and I’m going to work up into the 7-8 RPE range on all 3 lifts!
Ready to get this thing cranking for xpc.
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