Background: I work at OSU as a graduate teaching associate and lift at Ludus Magnus. I am a raw lifter who competes in the 105lb weight classes, and am currently prepping for my next meet (when grad school finally gives me a weekend off) . Currently, I am in the process of trying to accomplish my lofty lifting goals,survive graduate school, and teach undergraduates about what I really love, TRAINING..


Deload,Wk 4: upper (Monday, last week, April 7th, 2015)

Warm up-3 trips
X 20 hammer swings
X 2 trips across gym sled row 2 plates
X 15 spud strap overhead tricep ext

Training- deload
1. Bench deload
DB bench
3 x 5 x 45-50Lbs each

2. Lat pull down
3 x 5

3. Abs


There was no going hard here.  This was the day of my thesis defense and I was exhausted and kind of a nervous wreck.