Today’s Workout

Here are a couple of very short videos of me deadlifting today. Might as well post them here, even though they’re not as earthshaking as Kanye.

A couple more:

Other exercises I did today included T-bar rows, like so (from an earlier date):


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I did a drop set on the rows, like I do on most exercises – squats and deadlifts being exceptions.

I also did:

    • cable crossover (chest)
    • chest press
    • weighted dips, Gironda dips
    • triceps pulldown, overhead triceps pulldown
    • preacher curls, hammer curls


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Metabolic finisher was deadlifts, 155 lbs x 15.

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Bruce says April 26, 2018

That should put you a little over 300lbs for your max deadlift. I looked it up for you – that makes you an “advanced” (almost elite) deadlifter for your age and weight group (75 kilos). Get your deadlift up to 337 and you’ll be elite!

    P. D. Mangan says April 26, 2018

    Whoa, really?! I lifted 325 once, but I’ve kept it a bit lower, figure better safe than sorry, injury-wise. tbh the 275 didn’t feel that heavy.

      Bruce says May 1, 2018

      Just did 360 pounds for 12 reps (and tore the callous off my hand!). However, I’m 20 years younger and way fatter than you. You look much better with your shirt off!

Montgomery says April 27, 2018


If I am not gravely mistaken, this new research looks like something of interest:

(Read the paper, not just the article.)

It turns out that a simple drink of trivial sodium bicarbonate (sic!) (2g per day in a glass of water for humans) in mice as well as human subjects dramatically lowers systemic inflammation due to shifting macrophage activity from pro- into anti-inflammatory mode.

I can be wrong in my assessment of the significance of this, but to me it looks very important:
A highly significant anti-inflammatory effect, detected in mice and already proven in human subjects as well,
from ingesting an outright laughably cheap, harmless chemical (sodium bicarbonate).

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