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StuKE

T, if that does not inspire people, I don't know what will.The results speak for themselves, you ate a credit to this forum and all the best for this new year.
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StuKE wrote:
T, if that does not inspire people, I don't know what will.The results speak for themselves, you ate a credit to this forum and all the best for this new year.


Thank you very much Stu , and likewise best wishes to you mate.

T.
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hit4me

Florida, USA

Turpin wrote:
Well another year over and now 2018. Like most lifters I sit and evaluate what direction or changes I want to take / make going forward. And TBH for once looking back I feel my training has been going in the right direction. I enjoy my workouts ( though they may not be to everyone's approval / taste ) and although I have had a few injuries and niggles from my years of lifting I have very few limitations in exercise choice as a result.

Above is a comparison from 2010 (L) - 2017 (R) 44yrs - 51yrs. In 2010 I was exercising x 1 weekly and following a consolidated training protocol performing 3-5 multi joint movements x 1 set of each to failure. This was followed by 7 days rest before another exposure. I weighed 165lbs and looking back I was de-conditioned both in body composition and exercise tolerance.

By 2017 My training evolved (returned) to more volume and frequency and of course ( by necessity ) to less intensity and my look (still at 165lbs) was very different.

Keep evaluating , be honest in your evaluation and look to make the necessary adjustment.

T.


awesome improvement

just curious....is it possible that your diet at the time could be attributed to the deconditioned look...or was your diet pretty much the same?

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hit4me wrote:

awesome improvement

just curious....is it possible that your diet at the time could be attributed to the deconditioned look...or was your diet pretty much the same?



Yes , my diet changed around that time too from the so called `balanced` eating approach to high fat/low carb. BUT I previously was more muscular / defined ( as above ) on the `balanced` way of eating but with more frequent exercise programme.
Also I weigh 165 in all pics.

My evaluation ( after 37yrs of training ) is that I had never been so deconditioned as that which I displayed in my period on consolidated training.

T.

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sirloin

I would ecco Stu and H4M comments...outstanding! The reason why i actually started deadlifting again was because of looking at your pics, a few years ago you posted a pic of yourself here chinning in your garden, your back looked great then, but since youve been heavy DLing again, you can really see a differance, much thicker and more dense from top ta bottom. Moreover, to hit those numbers at your weight is mad, makes me look like a big woman lol.

Best of luck for this years
Rob

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Turpin

sirloin wrote:
I would ecco Stu and H4M comments...outstanding! The reason why i actually started deadlifting again was because of looking at your pics, a few years ago you posted a pic of yourself here chinning in your garden, your back looked great then, but since youve been heavy DLing again, you can really see a differance, much thicker and more dense from top ta bottom. Moreover, to hit those numbers at your weight is mad, makes me look like a big woman lol.

Best of luck for this years
Rob



Thank you for the kind words Rob , much appreciated.

Best for 2018 mate.

T.
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gdm

I see Franco's (wings) are back.
Very impressive, nice work.
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Turpin

Sunday morning workout 07/01/2018 :

Video : https://www.youtube.com/...eature=youtu.be

Trap bar : Worked up to 230kg / 506 lbs x 9 reps ( new PB ). very pleased !!

GHR`s : 4 sets x 12

Toes to bar leg raise : 3 sets x 12

Seated calves : 3 sets x 25 reps

Training has been going very well over this period and I was very pleased to set a rep PB , BUT very fatigued now.

T.
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sirloin

Turpin wrote:
Sunday morning workout 07/01/2018 :

Video : https://www.youtube.com/...eature=youtu.be

Trap bar : Worked up to 230kg / 506 lbs x 9 reps ( new PB ). very pleased !!

GHR`s : 4 sets x 12

Toes to bar leg raise : 3 sets x 12

Seated calves : 3 sets x 25 reps

Training has been going very well over this period and I was very pleased to set a rep PB , BUT very fatigued now.

T.


Great lifting, no wonder your wrecked lol. When your resetting on each rep, are you straighting your legs to coil the hamstrings / glutes?
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Ray200

Turpin wrote:
Sunday morning workout 07/01/2018 :

Video : https://www.youtube.com/...eature=youtu.be

Trap bar : Worked up to 230kg / 506 lbs x 9 reps ( new PB ). very pleased !!

GHR`s : 4 sets x 12

Toes to bar leg raise : 3 sets x 12

Seated calves : 3 sets x 25 reps

Training has been going very well over this period and I was very pleased to set a rep PB , BUT very fatigued now.

T.


Great lifting. I bought myself a trap bar as a Christmas pressie. Nah! It's almost like returning to conventional. Even on warm-ups I'm waiting for my back to pop. Embarrassing to see how you're progressing here with one. I will use it for farmer's walks, shrugs and grip work, but it looks like it's sumo style or nothing for me.
I note you're not using the handles on your bar either. Very impressive repping.

Best,
Ray
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Turpin

sirloin wrote:
Turpin wrote:
Sunday morning workout 07/01/2018 :

Video : https://www.youtube.com/...eature=youtu.be

Trap bar : Worked up to 230kg / 506 lbs x 9 reps ( new PB ). very pleased !!

GHR`s : 4 sets x 12

Toes to bar leg raise : 3 sets x 12

Seated calves : 3 sets x 25 reps

Training has been going very well over this period and I was very pleased to set a rep PB , BUT very fatigued now.

T.

Great lifting, no wonder your wrecked lol. When your resetting on each rep, are you straighting your legs to coil the hamstrings / glutes?


Cheers Rob , The reset and subsequent straightening of the legs is actually a precursor for dropping the hips and driving the feet hard into the floor on the next concentric effort. When resetting I push my backside rearward much like a SLDL and the weight distribution is on my heels before driving downward , pulling my lats tight and holding my air for the pull.

T.
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Ray200 wrote:
Turpin wrote:
Sunday morning workout 07/01/2018 :

Video : https://www.youtube.com/...eature=youtu.be

Trap bar : Worked up to 230kg / 506 lbs x 9 reps ( new PB ). very pleased !!

GHR`s : 4 sets x 12

Toes to bar leg raise : 3 sets x 12

Seated calves : 3 sets x 25 reps

Training has been going very well over this period and I was very pleased to set a rep PB , BUT very fatigued now.

T.

Great lifting. I bought myself a trap bar as a Christmas pressie. Nah! It's almost like returning to conventional. Even on warm-ups I'm waiting for my back to pop. Embarrassing to see how you're progressing here with one. I will use it for farmer's walks, shrugs and grip work, but it looks like it's sumo style or nothing for me.
I note you're not using the handles on your bar either. Very impressive repping.

Best,
Ray


Thank you Ray , Deadlifts ( trap bar or otherwise ) is not for everyone. TBH at first I thought I was chancing my luck after all those years of avoidance post injury BUT with consistency and a few tweaks on form I feel the exercise has benefitted me immensely. There have been times that I have over reached and felt my old injury react BUT I persevered and after rest and applying recovery techniques I got back at it and advanced once more.
In the end , you don't NEED to deadlift as there are other exercise variations where the risk to reward is far more in balance with your injury history or present limitations.

T.

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Ray200

Turpin wrote:
Ray200 wrote:
Turpin wrote:
Sunday morning workout 07/01/2018 :

Video : https://www.youtube.com/...eature=youtu.be

Trap bar : Worked up to 230kg / 506 lbs x 9 reps ( new PB ). very pleased !!

GHR`s : 4 sets x 12

Toes to bar leg raise : 3 sets x 12

Seated calves : 3 sets x 25 reps

Training has been going very well over this period and I was very pleased to set a rep PB , BUT very fatigued now.

T.

Great lifting. I bought myself a trap bar as a Christmas pressie. Nah! It's almost like returning to conventional. Even on warm-ups I'm waiting for my back to pop. Embarrassing to see how you're progressing here with one. I will use it for farmer's walks, shrugs and grip work, but it looks like it's sumo style or nothing for me.
I note you're not using the handles on your bar either. Very impressive repping.

Best,
Ray

Thank you Ray , Deadlifts ( trap bar or otherwise ) is not for everyone. TBH at first I thought I was chancing my luck after all those years of avoidance post injury BUT with consistency and a few tweaks on form I feel the exercise has benefitted me immensely. There have been times that I have over reached and felt my old injury react BUT I persevered and after rest and applying recovery techniques I got back at it and advanced once more.
In the end , you don't NEED to deadlift as there are other exercise variations where the risk to reward is far more in balance with your injury history or present limitations.

T.



Hi Turpin,
Yes, like many I've tried numerous variations. I just can't do conventional very well. RDLS and Sumos seem to be okay (no injury in 10 years of switching to both exclusively). As you wrote, unless you're competing as a powerlifter there's no need to deadlift (conv. or sumo) but the carryover is worth the effort.
Trap bar I tried years ago and, despite varying my stance, I always felt a weakness when going heavy. Negligible difference between it and conv. It might be worth shortening the range of motion by using the raised handles though.
Still a great piece of kit for farmer's walks (love 'em) but it looks like sumos are my bread and butter variation.
Keep the videos coming. Always good to see.

Best,
Ray
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sirloin

Turpin wrote:
sirloin wrote:
Turpin wrote:
Sunday morning workout 07/01/2018 :

Video : https://www.youtube.com/...eature=youtu.be

Trap bar : Worked up to 230kg / 506 lbs x 9 reps ( new PB ). very pleased !!

GHR`s : 4 sets x 12

Toes to bar leg raise : 3 sets x 12

Seated calves : 3 sets x 25 reps

Training has been going very well over this period and I was very pleased to set a rep PB , BUT very fatigued now.

T.

Great lifting, no wonder your wrecked lol. When your resetting on each rep, are you straighting your legs to coil the hamstrings / glutes?


Cheers Rob , The reset and subsequent straightening of the legs is actually a precursor for dropping the hips and driving the feet hard into the floor on the next concentric effort. When resetting I push my backside rearward much like a SLDL and the weight distribution is on my heels before driving downward , pulling my lats tight and holding my air for the pull.

T.



That makes a sense, ive began doing the same, i.e., butt back, getting my weight behind the bar and then driving into the ground, made a great differance.

Cheers bud:)

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holliswood

Turpin,

I want to thank you for showing many of the narrow minded parrots on this forum that HIT isn't the only way to build muscle in an efficient manner.

I remember when you began this thread and the abuse you took until the naysayers could no longer argue with your results.

Keep up the good work

hollis
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Turpin

holliswood wrote:
Turpin,

I want to thank you for showing many of the narrow minded parrots on this forum that HIT isn't the only way to build muscle in an efficient manner.

I remember when you began this thread and the abuse you took until the naysayers could no longer argue with your results.

Keep up the good work

hollis


Thank you very much for your kind words Hollis.

Best wishes , T.
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