Danny Vega – Off-Season Week 8 – Squats

I am training for the RPS Redemption/XPC Qualifier on May 30, 2015. I will be competing in the classic raw 220lb weight class.

Week 8 Squat

1. Squat 5×3@415,445,475,505,505

2. 2 count Pause Squats 3×3@445

3. Single leg GM 3×8@70

4. Reverse sled drags 3x370lbs

This is the heaviest I have gone in off-season, higher volume training. And I still feel like there is a lot more in the tank. So I’m really excited to hit my next meet prep with a better strength base. Squats are awesome. So are deadlifts. Still searching for my bench. Some of my team mates have found theirs, so I am sure it will turn up sometime soon.

By the way, if you want a good idea for a before bed snack, try mixing half a scoop of Gameplan chocolate whey with 1 cup of cottage cheese and some peanut butter. I don’t care how you think it tastes. If you like peanut butter and chocolate, you’ll like this.

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Danny Vega

Danny Vega is a 220lb raw powerlifter with meet bests of 640 squat in wraps (610 raw), 400 bench, and 700 deadlift. A native of Miami, Florida, Vega received his bachelor’s degree in political science from Columbia University in 2004, where he was a member of the football team and a three-time Dean’s List recipient. Vega earned his masters of science in human performance from the University of Florida, where he worked with the national championship men’s basketball team along with women’s basketball, tennis, and golf programs. He then went on to become the Strength & Conditioning coordinator for VCU basketball. The Rams were 2007 conference champions and made it to the second round of the NCAA tournament.
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