ME Upper A1) Competition Bench Press – Last Warm Up x2; (240) Opener x1; (255) Second Attempt to a 2 Board (275) C1) Band Pressdowns – 100 total reps using the light EliteFTS band D1) Band Flys – 100 total reps E1) Band Pull Aparts – 100 total reps using the EliteFTS Mini band
ME Lower A1) Competition Squat (wraps) – Last Warm Up x1; (420) Opener x1 (450) B1) Competition Deadlift – Last Warm Up x1; (425) Opener x1 (455) C1) Step Ups – 3×15 per leg D1) Leg Extensions – 3×15 (110,120,130) E1) Hanging Leg Raises – 4 sets, max reps (if you can add weight, do so)
DE Upper A1) Speed Bench Press (straight weight) – 65%x6x3 (180) B1) Close Grip Spoto Press – Work Up to a 6RM (225) C1) DB Bench Press – 3×12 (70,75,80) D1) Wide Grip Pull Ups – 3 sets, max reps (15,12,11) E1) Seated Cable Rows – 3×10 (70,75,80)
DE Lower A1) Speed Squat vs ~25% Band Tension – 50%x8x2 (210) B1) Speed Deadlift vs ~25% Band Tension – 60%x8x1 (300) C1) Sumo Stiff Leg Deadlift – Work up to a heavy set of 10 (RPE 8) (275) D1) Wtd GHR – 3×8 E1) Leg Curls – 3×15 (80,90,100) F1) Buzz Saw Plank – 3×30 sec
Lifting at the Purdue Rec Center is a blessing and curse. It has many machines, benches and racks, so pretty much everything I need to lift. Its a curse because there are a lot of “noobies” in the gym that don’t know enough to help you when need be. Luckily, I have my Purdue Barbell…
I started lifting with my training partner Ethan Lenn again because school is back in session. We are both ready to take down our last semester here at Purdue University. We are both on different meet preps for different meets. He is doing the Purdue Barbell team meet a week after mine. Still, we are…
My name is Austin Elpers. I am a class of 2018 at Purdue University studying Agricultural Sales and Marketing. I’ve been with Purdue Barbell for three years and competed in three powerlifting meets. Personal Best Raw Squat – 402 Wrapped Squat – 479 Bench – 264 Deadlift – 507 Total – 1245
Test training log for Austin Elpers.