Anyone Else Keep Track Of How Much They Lift?

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  1. RalphL

    RalphL Active Member

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    I have a small note pad that i use to write down what exercises I do and how much weight/how many reps.
    Anyone else do this?
     
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    cavefish You ain't a crook son, you just a shook one

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    No certainly not, especially not in the training log subforum.
     
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    you retarded boy?
     
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    el es dee ...through a cloud of chalk and the midst of pain.

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    yeah, i carry an accounting book around with me

    seriously, i do... and i flip back to previous entries ALL THE TIME
     
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    uh yeah dude, that is pretty standard. I can't imagine not doing it.
     
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    Agreed. Very valuable to me..
     
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    This never crossed my mind actually. I used to think it was strange when I saw people do this [​IMG]
     
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    nope. i keep track of it in my head
     
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    Chris3G Bullshark Testosterone

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    i bring my laptop to the gym with me and update my online database via wireless broadband connection
     
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    I used to be able to do pullups, cant anymore :hs:
     
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    i use my mind, i know what i have lifted before.
     
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    i think it's cause i weigh more...i'm not strong enough to go up :wtc:
     
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    at 220 i think i was able to do 3-4

    Just weighed myself today, I'm 240.5 ; can't even get up ...i feel weak
     
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    darkostoj NEEEERRRRDDDDSSSS

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    I like keeping a log because you can track your progress. Everytime I lift I should either beat my previous best by 5lbs or two reps. If I don't, something is wrong and I change things to continue gaining in strength.
     
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    this is a good reason. i made a log in the log section also because i want advice if it seems i'm getting stuck on lifts or not progressing like i should
     
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    pretty much the same here... i can't say i try to up it by 5 lbs. or 2 reps, but i do try to do better than my last trip in... it definitely helps me to have what i did last time right in front of me, taunting me...
     
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    darkostoj NEEEERRRRDDDDSSSS

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    it was insane, as soon as I got my diet in check I'd be going up 5-6 reps or 5-10lbs on almost ALL my lifts. The log is also nice because you have a certain goal that you set yourself up for at a certain lift, it makes you push yourself harder to achieve that goal, and squeeze out those last few reps
     
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    i feel it is the only way to see where you came from.
    and to make sure you are making gains.
     
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    I used to.
    I do the same routine every week at my home gym and know the numbers by memory.
    I find I enjoy lifting more when I can focus on the workout and not having to take probably 5 minutes total in a 1 hour session to write.
     
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