Training for Bench Press Nationals….PREGNANT!

Training for Bench Press Nationals….PREGNANT!

Sep 14, 2013

This is a long overdue article about some training leading up to Bench Press Nationals last month as well as my performance itself. I’ve been a little busy and tied up with life lately so I apologize for how long it has taken! Here I was, straight off the devastation of bombing at Worlds in May. I was determined to make things right at Nationals, get some...

Warming up to a BIG BENCH SHIRT?

Warming up to a BIG BENCH SHIRT?

Jun 20, 2013

I do a quick 5min WARMUP/COOLDOWN that consists of the following.  It is performed nonstop and the reps are varied.  During the cooldown I may add something that I feel that I need.  Weights are light.  Effort is extremely easy.  Designed to wake up my body, prevent injury, and facilitate blood flow.  I try to do this at least 6 days per week.    ...

Competition Skills Training – Last day…

This is the last day of training before the United States Bench Press Nationals.  Qualifier to make the prestigious United States World Bench Press Team. All I can really say is that I went really heavy and it went really well and it felt as though I could easily triple what I attempted…should have no problem pressing a rather large lift out. Equipped...

Thursday Training

Thursday Training

Aug 16, 2012

Raw Bench Press 365 x3 375 x3 385 x3 395 x3 365 x5 Pulldowns 190 x4x15 Just a simple light training day.  Going through the motions.  Going to hit the bench again tomorrow!  Then next week will go a little heavy in the shirt for the last time.  I know what you are thinking…WHY SO CLOSE TO NATIONALS? The answer:  I am conditioned for it and know that I...

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