Baghdad Barbell Club 18/02/2015

Baghdad Barbell Club 18/02/2015 As promised here is another BBC update. We had a break in the weather so headed outside with a buddy to make the most of it with a ‘man making’ circuit. As you can see from the images, our training kit was modest….

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The Baghdad Barbell Club 10/01/2015

The Baghdad Barbell Club 10/01/2015 To be completey honest my start to new year has been average diet and sleep wise. Woke up on 08 jan with considerable pain infront right delt. Lucky its legs today Managed to hit 1rep max @125kgs for front squat…

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The Baghdad Barbell Club 05/01/2015

The Baghdad Barbell Club 05/01/2015 20mins on bench press Maxed out with about 7 sets of single reps at 105kg (Cluster Sets) Mc#1 15EMOM 10 X Close grip push ups, 10 x BW squats, 10 reps core movement. Was completely sent and I felt a strain…

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The Baghdad Barbell Club 04/01/2015

Baghdad Barbell Club 04/01/2015 Day 1  20mins to work up to 1RM deadlifts. Last 6 sets @2 reps of 115kgs – joints feeling generally sore! Mc#1 15mins EMOM: 10 KB SWINGS @ 24KGS 5 GOBLET SQUATS @24KG 10 REPS CRUNCHES Day 2 20MINS work up…

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Baghdad Barbell Club 01/01/2015

Baghdad Barbell Club 01/01/2015 Well it’s been a hectic start to the new year especially with PMs visit! Nonetheless after a chat with Sebastian I thought I should dedicate a week to working my 1RM on all key lifts.  Of course I followed this with some “quailty…

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Baghdad Barbell Club 26/12/2014

Baghdad Barbell Club 26/12/2014 Hello, its Ironman and it is business as usual here in the middle east but managed a nice training treat from inside our bunker gym! “Filthy Fifty Variation” 50 reps of each set punctuated by 5 x10 m shuttle runs: 50…

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The Baghdad Barbell Club – The Initial Blog (Classified)

Welcome to the first post from our special guest.  I can’t tell you any more about him as it is classified.  Let’s just say he is NOT a dentist but I can’t show you his face.  Let’s just call him “Ironman”. Hi everyone it is…

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