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PRs and Goals

I'm going to list some goals and PRs (personal records) here and try to link back when needed.

Health Goals: (Primary reason for this blog!) 
Keep A1C below 5.5, best would be to get a 4.6. Check in January 2019 was 5.0, November 2019 was 4.5.
Keep weight below 155, best would be 147 lbs. (I'm still working on 165 again)
Keep blood pressure close to 120/80. (I had 111/65 on Easter, overall I'm still around 130/85)

Lifting Goals

General Goals
"Level 1" (Using 148 body weight approximation)
Incline Bench 165x5
Shoulder Press 105x5
Curls 80x5
Chin-ups with 45lbsx5

I might not ever get past this goal, if I do I'll go for the following arbitrary goals. 

"Level 2" 
Incline Bench 185
Shoulder Press 125
Curls 95
Chin-ups with 75lbs


"Level 3" 
Incline Bench 205
Shoulder Press 150
Curls 100
Chin-ups with 105lbs

Meet Goals
102.5 kilos on the squat, 92.5 kilos on the bench, and 130 kilos on the deadlift. Were all met or surpassed in December 2019.


Range of goals for next meet in 2020 are:
Squat 105 kilos to 112.5 kilos (248lbs)
Bench 92.5 kilos to 95 kilos (209lbs)
Deadlift 137.5 kilos to 145 kilos (320lbs)


Lifting PRs

Gym PRs
Squat 235, Bench 220, and Deadlift 285 at 152 pounds on 11/22/17

Meet PRs
Squat 87.5 kilos (193lbs), Bench 75 kilos (165lbs), and Deadlift 120 kilos (265lbs), total 285k (628lbs) at 145.6 pounds on 4/28/18


Squat 92.5 kilos (204lbs), Bench 80 kilos (176lbs), and Deadlift 122.5 kilos (270lbs), total 292.5k (645lbs) at 147.0 pounds on 12/01/18

Squat 90 kilos (198lbs), Bench 87.5 kilos (193lbs), and Deadlift 130 kilos (272.5lbs), total 312.5k (689lbs) at 164.0 pounds on 04/27/19

Squat 102.5 kilos (226lbs), Bench 90 kilos (198lbs), and Deadlift 135 kilos (298lbs), total 327.5k (722lbs) at 171.0 pounds on 12/07/19


Outdoor Runs
3.2 Miles 12/13/19

Workout PRs

Sets of 3
Deadlift 270

Squat 230

Bench Press 200

Incline Bench 

Overhead Press

Curls
Pull-Ups (amount of weight added) 5lbs

Sets of 5
Deadlift 275
Squat 235
Bench Press 185
Incline Bench 135
Overhead Press 65lbs
Curls 20lb dumbbells
Pull-Ups; haven't reached 5 reps in the recent attempts

Weight and BF
I used this calculator again and it says I'm at 19% body fat this round. So I'm probably somewhere between 19-21%. (Goal is to stay at my current weight and gain muscle. Definitely a challenge!)

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