02nd Aug 2013
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8/2/2013 – 200# Bench

I finally hit 200#, and with a competition pause!!! This was/is my goal for the meet. Now, I know I can do it, just have to execute at the competition....

29th Jul 2013
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7/29/2013 – 195# Bench

11 days out of the USAPL NJ Powerlifting State Championships. Today I hit 195 with a pause (required for the competition), and it looked and felt great. The 195 paused...

24th Jul 2013
Meagan Pollock Bench Press 190#

7/24/2013 – Bench Press 190#

I am 16 days out of my meet, and today was a big bench day. I got in a great workout, but still struggle to get good help in the...

16th Jul 2013

7/16/2013 – Bench

Boy, today was a bad bench day. I worked up to a heavy single, quite a bit faster than normal. The guys that regularly help me at the gym weren’t...

13th Jul 2013

7/12/2013 Light Bench

Today was my secondary bench day for the week. While I was in the US for 3 weeks, I didn’t get to bench twice a week – only once, so...

11th Jun 2013
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6/11/2013 Bench

What a day! Hit a huge personal record today on bench! 195 pounds for a single with a modest pause (practicing for the meet!). I took the advice of a...

10th Jun 2013
Meagan Pollock Bicep

6/7/2013 Bench

Bench Warmup: 95×10, 135×8 Bench Work sets: 165×5, 175×3, 190×2 – no pause (Video) Bench Drop Set: 160×10 Dips: 8, 8, 6 Incline DB: 45s for 3 x8 Super Set:...

04th Jun 2013

6/4/2013 Bench

Great day at the gym. The theme from today was IMPROVEMENT! 9 Weeks & 3 days out I went for a 190 single a few weeks ago, but decided I...

01st Jun 2013
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5/31/2013 Bench

Second Bench of the week, and opted for the 5/3/1 split. I am not going to lie, I am not sure that is my favorite training progression. I like to...

29th May 2013
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5/28/2013 Bench

Today I didn’t lift near the volume that I have been the last few weeks because I was intentionally trying to incorporate a pause into the press, to practice for...