Strange how things escalate. This journal is basically borne out of the post I made on Friday night here:
Since the post I've started a 5x5 program so deciding to journal everything here for accountability and to keep focus on my...
I've been doing stronglifts for almost 6 months now my lifts have all improved I'm happy doing the routine but it's taking alot longer than 45 mins now the weights gone up due to me resting more.
My weights gone from 84kg to 94kg
Current lifts are
OHP 40 mark keep...
I started a couple weeks ago a "Stronglift 5x5" programm
On monday I do Squats, Overhead Press and Deadlift and then for each of this muscle groups I do some accessories (leg curls, deltoid raise)
On wendsday I do Bench Press and seated row and after these I do shrugs, decline...
Hoping some of the community wouldn't mind shedding some light on this for me..
So I have been gymming hard for 2 years now, been half assing since my teens (I'm currently 25), you could say I am now at a point in life where my gym life comes 1st, and everything else comes after...
So I've been training Stronglifts for about last 10 months, due to the every other day nature I've been usually been getting 2-3 workouts in a week (because of work).
The app has now switched a lot of the lifts to either 3x5 or 3x3 due to failures.
Where I'm at...
Squats - 3x...
im a 31 yr old from the south east, been training all my adult life but have stayed away from lifting forums as they've always seemed to be a place for negativity and arguments but uk-muscle looks a different place after lurking here a while !
myself and a couple of mates have a...
I've started back at the gym mainly to gain size
lm currently doing a modified 5x5 stronglifts workout
I go every other day and rest Saturday Sunday , I've basiclly been told I will see very little gains as I'm not working enough times in the week is this likely ?
Here is my workout...
So, I decided to document my training running the Madcows 5x5 program
Squat - 85kg x 5 / 100kg x 5 / 110kg x 5 / 125kg x 5 / 140kg x 5
Bench - 55kg x 5 / 65kg x 5 / 70kg x 5 / 80kg x 5 / 90kg x 5
Bent Over Row - 55kg x 5 / 65kg x 5 / 70kg x 5 / 80kg x 5 / 90kg x 5
For the last few months I've been training I've been doing 5x5 for squats once a week - I'm currently doing upper/ lower twice a week, with my other lower day being deadlift orientated.
I was struggling to increase my squat from 95kg, and after watching Alan Thrall on YouTube I came to believe...
Wondering what Stretches I should be doing after my Stronglift 5x5 routine?
I heard you don't need to stretch before SL5x5 because the warm-up sets do that, and I've heard doing certain stretches after the routine and holding the stretches for 60 seconds can be really good for you...