TESTday :-) after less than 5 weeks training

On 20th November I start up my again, after inspiration by some lovely people. Most important for me is to keep the pressure (out) of my head. There for I’m lifting with my mouth open and bring my breathing towards my stomic. The mean focus in my training is my joy, technique, lifting easy “light” and generate the mindset what required these things 🙂

In my blog you read that I trained with light weights the last 5 weeks and today I had my “TEST”day…. just to show some people that I can still lifting some (light) weights 🙂

1st attempt 180kg
2nd attempt 195kg
3rd attempt 202,5kg

Bench press
1st attempt 102,5kg
2nd attempt 112,5kg
3rd attempt 120kg

1st attempt 200kg
2nd attempt 220kg
3rd attempt 232,5kg This attempt reminds my of Bill Kazmaier his deadlift attemtp at the Worlds 1983 😉 So I will hold the bar next time and won’t throw/smash it on the ground 😀

Wish you all a Merry Christmas!!

TESTday after less than 5 weeks light weight training ? Video of all my 'meet' attempts added in my blog (link in bio) Most I'm glad that I can train with light weights and have to fun like I lifted enormously weight from the past ?? And now it is Christmas ? Enjoy âžĄïžwww.titanwebshop.eu ✔Where power and support unite ✔Go Forth with Titan Support ✔The number 1 Powerlifting supplier. ✔Always the Orginator. Never the Imitator. #skwot #skwots #skwaat #skwaats #squats #squat #bands#chains #wobblysquats#slowsquats #pausesquats #pausesquat #deadlifts#deadlifting #deadlift #workout#strengthtraining #yellowjackets#supportsystems #thp #sterksteman #strongmen #crossfit #crossfitnl#yellowjackets #pwrlftr #powerlifter #powerlifting #yllwjckts #benchpress #cardiopowerlifting

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20th training after I started on 20th November….

With an average of 4 times a week, I did my 20th training after I started on 20th November. What does this means? ……. Nothing….. Only I like statitics 🙂

My 21th will be my personal meet, this will be Sunday. What do you think?

Today I pushed myself towards my mental barrier. My head is feeling tired and I know that my body can handle more and therefore I added some weights in today’s light weight session 🙂

Squat 3×2 150kg
Deadlift 3×2 170kg
Bench press 3×2 92,5kg

Yesterday I had my MRI scan and the noise make me very tired. Even I know it the too much noise is killing me, this even confirm it 🙂 Next week Friday I had my neuropsycholy tetst and the outcome will be discussed on 22th of January. I’m pleased that the people in the hosipital are helping me on that short notice. Thank you #noordwestzh Noord West Ziekenhuisgroep.

Recovery …. next level :-)

This week it is recovery 😆 so I get ready for my Sunday meet. Today’s training was hard, due mental fatigue 🙂 Nevertheless I keep up the pass and fullfill the light weight session.

Squat 3×3 120kg
Deadlift 3×3 140kg
Bench press 3×3 80kg

😆 recovery training…. normally this was just warn-up …. and also now I enjoy it…. and that is the most important for me at this stage. Blog (link in bio) âžĄïžwww.titanwebshop.eu ✔Where power and support unite ✔Go Forth with Titan Support ✔The number 1 Powerlifting supplier. ✔Always the Orginator. Never the Imitator. #skwot #skwots #skwaat #skwaats #squats #squat #bands#chains #wobblysquats#slowsquats #pausesquats #pausesquat #deadlifts#deadlifting #deadlift #workout#strengthtraining #yellowjackets#supportsystems #thp #sterksteman #strongmen #crossfit #crossfitnl#yellowjackets #pwrlftr #powerlifter #powerlifting #yllwjckts #benchpress #cardiopowerlifting

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Recovery day and intake with neuropsychologist

This morning I had an appointment with the neuropsychologist. The intake lasted 1 hour. This week I will be called by the Hospital to plan a date to do the neuropsychology test. Also this Thursday I have the MRI, so the steps are taken to give me more information about my mental state / mental loadability. I’m pleased that these are taken.

Ofcourse the training from yesterday had physical and mental impact, so I did very light recovery training today. The same as I did Saturday.

Squat 5×3 90kg
Deadlift 5×3 110kg
Bench press 5×3 70kg

Semi heavy light training session went good

Today I had my final semi heavy light training session. After this only light weight training  session for next week test on Christmasday 🙂 Most important I’m pleased that I made the right twist (focus) in my mind and fullfill the next step. Last week my heavy light session was:

Squat 2x185kg
Deadlift 2x215kg
Benchpress 1×112,5kg (failed 2nd rep)

And today I lifted, less weight and 1 rep more:
Squat 3x180kg
Deadlift 3x210kg
Bench press 3x110kg * (touch-and-go)
And training was done in 75 minutes, including warm-up excersises 🙂


Doing less is better than doing too much…..

Yesterday evening it was a tough training session. The light weights felt heavier like it felt on Tuesday. Nevertheless it gave me a good feeling. Today or tomorrow I had or have to do my final semi heavy light weigth training session for next week ‘meet’ with myself. Due my tired mind, I followed my intuition and doing less weight as planned. One of mine believes is: You may decided to train with less weight and don’t more weights as planned.

Therefore I did only:
Squat 5×3 90kg
Deadlift 5×3 110kg
Bench press 5×3 70kg

Most important that my mind will rest in the coming 24 hours for my semi heavy light weight training. Will my squats today 50%, my deadlift 52,5% and bench press 63% of tomorrow semi heavy light weights? To stay on track it is okay to make 1 or 2 step backwards and still stay in contact with your goal(s)…..

My next week goal (at least) is making a double with 8 reds and colars on deadlifts…. 😉 What will it be on squats and bench press…. ?

Light session which were less light than expected

Tuesday I did:

Squats 3×3 120kg
Deadlift 3×3 140kg
Bench press 3×3 80kg

Today I did the same, only in 45 minutes and it felt ‘much heavier’.
Nevertheless it felt good and this is the step for my next semi heavy light training session tomorrow or Sunday. Depending of my energy level and/or will to push myself to my next level……

Joost de Groot thank you for the compliment

Thank you for the compliment @grootjoostde You did it awesome…. #Repost @grootjoostde (@get_repost) ・・・ I’m really happy with my results at the nationals; I have finally fully enjoyed a meet again. Competition prep this time was, besides strict, also very enjoyable because of the support of other motivating and motivated people. @sandrawildeman , for example, did a perfect job as a coach, even though she was not able to get the numbers she herself came for. She knows how to calm me down when necessary, but she’s also great at getting me fired up, as you can see in the picture. She chose my attempts very strategically, which greatly helped me claim a place on the podium for the third time this year. Additionally, @cardiopowerlifting has been a great support lately: Mentally, I have never felt stronger! Thanks, @wimwam1 I am also very fortunate to always be able to count on the support of an amazing group of people! I’ve wasted no time and have already started my preparations for 2018. I very much look forward to another great year of lifting and comradery. #power #powerlifting #squateveryday #squats #benchpress #deadlift #strong #coaching #teamsandra #teamseabert #Motivation #happy @miss_spikkel

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Recovery 2……

Another step back….. recovery 🙂
A lot of lifter train to heavy….. 😉 in my opinion…..
The weight are set on the platform and not in the Gym…
55 minutes work-out….. :lol:….

Squats 3×3 120kg
Deadlift 3×3 140kg
Bench press 3×3 80kg

Recovery training because of Saturday’s training

Saturday it went very good, within the 3 weeks training. Yesterday I took some rest 😆 Can you imagine that I need a rest day after 1 hour training 😆 ……

Today I made with squats, deadlifts and bench press 3 sets for 2 reps. The weights felt good…. Friday or Saturday I will do some heavier doubles for 2 sets… What will be the weigths?

Squats 3×2 140kg
Deadlift 3×2 165kg
Bench press 3×2 85kg