03 Jun Zane Geeting, Tuesday night bench training and the new split
I’m currently in an off season training block working on increasing work capacity and bringing up some weak areas. This week will be the end of the really light cycle that I’ve been using, and will transition into a bit heavier work over the next 10 weeks. I will also be changing my training split to accommodate for my busier summer schedule. As far as meets go, I’ll be looking to hit one in the late fall/early winter, then the XPC finals again.
This week was my last really light bench week (sort of), basically I’m going to be changing my training split to squat/pull and according accessories on Friday, and then Bench and according accessories on Tuesday. Occasionally I’ll hit a third day to address weak points, but only when I have the time and other work doesn’t take priority. This 2 day split has worked fine for me in the past, while it doesn’t provide me quite as much work load as I like, it does provide me enough to make gains in strength.
That being said, here’s how last night’s session went:
Side laterals, scarecrows, fat man rows and push ups.
Wide grip bench (index fingers on the rings)
265×6 (my pecs and front delts were just fatigued as hell, here)
DB incline bench
80’s x10x3 sets
200×8, drop 150×8, drop 100×10
60×10, drop, 40×10
– That was the end of it. Whole session was around an hour and a half. Not as fast of a pace as it should have been, but a decent clip. The new training cycle should kick off this Friday if everything goes as planned, stay tuned for that.[share title=”Share this Article” facebook=”true” twitter=”true” google_plus=”true” linkedin=”true” pinterest=”true” reddit=”true” email=”true”][author title=”About the Author”]