Jonathan Byrd Bench 9 Weeks from XPC Finals

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Currently working my way down in weight to lift in the 275 class at the XPC Finals. Looking to improve on my all-time best lifts of 1040, 725, and 730lbs. I am also taking on additional online clients for personalized training. Feel free to email me at onlythestrongllc@gmail.com if you are interested.

This is the 3rd week of the training cycle for me. I have made great progress with Paul Key developing a plan for me in the past, and I trusted him again this cycle. At times it is important for me to have an outside perspective on what I am doing. I have the tendency to push myself too hard, that is just my nature.

Warm ups
3×5@bar
3×5@135
2×5@225
1×3@315
added 3board
1×2@405
1×2@425
Shirt on
3board
1×2@495
1×2@585
1×2@700
1×1@745
1×1@835 PR

3×10 band fly
50 band push downs

I feel like I have been ran over by a truck today. I am taking in as much protein as I can this morning to try and break this dead feeling. I did get a solid 7 hours of sleep last night so that helped, but heavy lockout work kicks my ass!

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Jonathan Byrd

Jonathan Byrd is a competitive powerlifter, with over 16 years of training experience. Byrd has been ranked nationally for the past 6 years under multiple categories. His total has ranked as high as second nationally in the 275 class. He currently has a best total of 2500lbs. Best individual lifts include a 1040lb squat, a 750lb bench press, and 735lb deadlift. His 1040lb squat ranks him 26th all-time squats at the 308 class. Jonathan currently trains out of Team Samson Gym in Jacksonville, FL. Before powerlifting Jonathan was a college athlete at Methodist University as both an all-conference football player and track athlete. Following graduation he played four years of arena football in various leagues.

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