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..


Isometric Week3: DE upper (Monday)

Warm up

Warm up-specific(ish)
2a. Ropes
300 reps

2b. Upper back work
50 reps

Neural prep
3. Plyo push-up with isomeric hold in bottom
3 x 3

4. Shoulder press to push press
3 x 1+1

5. contrast speed bench with cambered bar v. Doubled minis
8 x 3+1
One set:
3 reps x 60% with isomeric pause (3 count) at chest, before chest or after chest.  No leg drive
1 rep 20lbs heavier, fast up and down, feet down

6a. Kb seated shoulder press
2 x 5

6b. Db row
3 x 5 each arm

6c. Plank with alternating shoulder touches


March 1-2 have been pretty rough, I hope that it is just the two extra days from February that life is throwing at me to make sure it gets a full month of uphill entertainment. Yup, hopefully it's a life joke.