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2009/07/23 01:38:14 (permalink)

IN YOUR FIRST YEAR OF SERIOUS TRAINING....

.... how much did your BENCH/SQUAT/DEAD/SHOULDER PRESS increase?
 
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    Re:IN YOUR FIRST YEAR OF SERIOUS TRAINING.... 2009/07/23 02:20:13 (permalink)
    Can't remember increase over my first year (although I did keep meticulous logs which are at my parents) it was so long ago, I was 13 and a very good athlete before I started very muscular and large for a 13 year old I remember at 13 squatting 70-80kgs for reps, my first deadlift with 130kg and getting stuck under 70kg on the bench lol.
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    Re:IN YOUR FIRST YEAR OF SERIOUS TRAINING.... 2009/07/23 03:00:31 (permalink)
    No idea to be honest, but I must have written it down somewhere!!  Would be good to look back and see actually...

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    Re:IN YOUR FIRST YEAR OF SERIOUS TRAINING.... 2009/07/23 08:27:48 (permalink)
    this is all from memory, so a bit approximate and likely to be wrong. but.

    squat, 3x8 @ 70kg to about 100kg
    bench, same reps, from 22.5kg dbs up to 27.5kg dbs
    deadlifted 140kg for a decidedly ropey triple at the end of first year

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    Re:IN YOUR FIRST YEAR OF SERIOUS TRAINING.... 2009/07/23 11:47:26 (permalink)
    Still in my first year of serious training. January till now so around 6 months. Most of my increases are due to working on technique and improving injuries though. I'm 100% Natural before that comes up. 

    Deadlift = 1RM 120 --> 180

    Squat = 80x5 --> 125x6. 1RM is currently at 140kg, probably more.

    Overhead = 35x5 --> 60x5


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    Re:IN YOUR FIRST YEAR OF SERIOUS TRAINING.... 2009/07/23 12:19:11 (permalink)
    No idea , it was 20 years ago.

    I do know whilst big I wasnt particulary strong being only able to bench c100KG after 2 years.

    Now being old (38), I can bench 180.

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    Re:IN YOUR FIRST YEAR OF SERIOUS TRAINING.... 2009/07/23 13:08:26 (permalink)
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    Can't remember increase over my first year (although I did keep meticulous logs which are at my parents) it was so long ago, I was 13 and a very good athlete before I started very muscular and large for a 13 year old I remember at 13 squatting 70-80kgs for reps, my first deadlift with 130kg and getting stuck under 70kg on the bench lol.


    Deadlifting 130kg at 13??
     
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    Re:IN YOUR FIRST YEAR OF SERIOUS TRAINING.... 2009/07/23 13:20:57 (permalink)
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    Still in my first year of serious training. January till now so around 6 months. Most of my increases are due to working on technique and improving injuries though. I'm 100% Natural before that comes up. 

    Deadlift = 1RM 120 --> 180

    Squat = 80x5 --> 125x6. 1RM is currently at 140kg, probably more.

    Overhead = 35x5 --> 60x5

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    Re:IN YOUR FIRST YEAR OF SERIOUS TRAINING.... 2009/07/23 13:34:25 (permalink)
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    Still in my first year of serious training. January till now so around 6 months. Most of my increases are due to working on technique and improving injuries though. I'm 100% Natural before that comes up. 

    Deadlift = 1RM 120 --> 180

    Squat = 80x5 --> 125x6. 1RM is currently at 140kg, probably more.

    Overhead = 35x5 --> 60x5


    Thats very commendable, bench?

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    Re:IN YOUR FIRST YEAR OF SERIOUS TRAINING.... 2009/07/23 13:36:33 (permalink)
    I've been training longer than a year but didn't squat untill about a year'ish ago. So from when I joined a proper gym:

    Squat - 70kgx5 -----> 135kg
    Bench - 80kg -----> 100kgx3
    Deads - 100kg ----->140kg
    Millitary Press - 45kgx5 -----> 60kgx3

    Body Weight - 83kg 
    Bench - 145kg
    Squat - 190kg
    Clean & Jerk - 129kg
    Snatch - 98kg  
     
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    Re:IN YOUR FIRST YEAR OF SERIOUS TRAINING.... 2009/07/23 13:40:36 (permalink)
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    Still in my first year of serious training. January till now so around 6 months. Most of my increases are due to working on technique and improving injuries though. I'm 100% Natural before that comes up. 

    Deadlift = 1RM 120 --> 180

    Squat = 80x5 --> 125x6. 1RM is currently at 140kg, probably more.

    Overhead = 35x5 --> 60x5


    Thats very commendable, bench?


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    My bench is terrible though, that why I left it out lol. I'm pretty certan I couldn't even bench 95-100kg. Currently do 3x12 at 60kg for my working sets, so pretty piss poor.


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    Re:IN YOUR FIRST YEAR OF SERIOUS TRAINING.... 2009/07/23 13:43:39 (permalink)
    Tough to remember my first year. It was mostly machines, and I was doing as much endurance work as anything else. This was at college and in the holidays used to do a 9mile run to get there then 2hrs ful body sessions.

    But I do recall lifting 45kg on a bench press machine (old lever and stack thing) first session at uni gym when I was 17, and doing 85kg on the same machine within a year. I didn't do any real heavy leg lifts until a few years latter.

    I know when I started to deadlift (19-20 years old) I pulled 200kg within 3 months. Funnily enough every deadlift session was the day after a big nights or clubbing. But I had been doing smith squats and leg pressing for several months prior to my fist this. At the same time I started to squat and did sets of 10 with 100kg on my first session, but not to depth!

    Carn't remember the first time I benched 100 etc?

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    Re:IN YOUR FIRST YEAR OF SERIOUS TRAINING.... 2009/07/23 13:45:11 (permalink)
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    .... how much did your BENCH/SQUAT/DEAD/SHOULDER PRESS increase?
     
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    When I first started I was scared to push myself and pull faces because I was worried what other gym goers would think! Lower back excercises are a struggle for me because of injury and my bench is terrible!

    Squat: 30kg > 140kg
    Deads: 50kg > 170kg
    Shoulder PressDB: 14kg > 32.5kg (reps, never tried a 1RM)
    Chest Press: DB: 10kg > 70lb (reps, never tried a 1RM)
    Chest Press BB: 35kg > 100kg
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    Re:IN YOUR FIRST YEAR OF SERIOUS TRAINING.... 2009/07/23 13:53:39 (permalink)
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    Still in my first year of serious training. January till now so around 6 months. Most of my increases are due to working on technique and improving injuries though. I'm 100% Natural before that comes up. 

    Deadlift = 1RM 120 --> 180

    Squat = 80x5 --> 125x6. 1RM is currently at 140kg, probably more.

    Overhead = 35x5 --> 60x5


    Thats very commendable, bench?


    Cheers Reborn.
     
    My bench is terrible though, that why I left it out lol. I'm pretty certan I couldn't even bench 95-100kg. Currently do 3x12 at 60kg for my working sets, so pretty piss poor.


    Well, if you can do 60 for 10 you can do 80.
    If you are doing 3 sets of 12, you could prob push 85-95.
     
    I wouldnt worry about it, when I was younger my bench was severely lacking, now I do 4plates either side which would have been unfathomable to me then.
     

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    Re:IN YOUR FIRST YEAR OF SERIOUS TRAINING.... 2009/07/23 14:40:53 (permalink)
    my bench went up from 40kg to 60kg. It's now hanging at a mighty 70kg.

    My dead went from 60kg - 140kg although I only rep at 120 these days.
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    Re:IN YOUR FIRST YEAR OF SERIOUS TRAINING.... 2009/07/23 15:24:51 (permalink)
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    Cheers Reborn.
     
    My bench is terrible though, that why I left it out lol. I'm pretty certan I couldn't even bench 95-100kg. Currently do 3x12 at 60kg for my working sets, so pretty piss poor.


    Well, if you can do 60 for 10 you can do 80.
    If you are doing 3 sets of 12, you could prob push 85-95.
     
    I wouldnt worry about it, when I was younger my bench was severely lacking, now I do 4plates either side which would have been unfathomable to me then.
     


    Hmm that sounds pretty good. The main problem is that I have no training partner so going for low-heavy reps on bench is hard, plus my chest is lagging in mass so I don't like to waste a single session with low reps when I'm trying to gain.
     
    I think a low rep bench session may be on the cards next Monday though. May even try my sample of Red Mist and really push it lol


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