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Ben Nadel at the New York ColdFusion User Group (Feb. 2008) with: Jack Welde
Ben Nadel at the New York ColdFusion User Group (Feb. 2008) with: Jack Welde@jwelde )

Project HUGE: Huge In A Hurry - Get Big - Phase 2 / Week 2

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I've really been enjoying Chad Waterbury's Huge In A Hurry program. Right now, I am in the Get Big program, Phase 2 - Week 2. I've been having some trouble with the Barbell Hack Squats so I thought I'd post a video and get some feedback from my fellow HIAH (Huge In A Hurry) lifters. Also, I think I might just take some fun videos going forward because I feel having the video camera definitely helps me up the intensity! Plus, I think having the video will help me stay on top of my form and technique.

Barbell Hack Squats (2-3 RM) :: 315 x 3

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Weighted Dips (2-3 RM) :: 135 x 3

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Reader Comments

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@Todd,

Ha ha ha ha ha. I used to work out with this guy Dave - as I'd waddle over to the dip rack, he's say something like, "Quit your bitching - now you know how I feel."

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Damn, Ben ... Way to go!

I don't know which video made me hurt more...I think the crazy barbell hack squats did! How much freaking weight did you have on those dips?

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@Craig,

I actually mislablled the dips. I said it was 135, but in reality, there's a 10lb plate on the outside (total 145lb). I have to put towels on the handle otherwise my palms kill me.

Both are awkward, but the hack squats take if for straight up discomfort.

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@Marko,

I haven't done dips without weight in a while. Even so, I wouldn't go about 20 reps or so in any given set as I would start to really work the endurance muscles, not those with the most growth potential.

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Ben, what are you using to hold the weights on the belt? Did you buy it online or is it something you rigged up yourself?

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In the book huge in a hurry, the get ready phase, do you do workout A, B, C all in the same day, 3 times a week or do you only do workout A one day then B the next etc@Craig Kaminsky,

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@Brandon,

I'm using a weight belt with a chain - it's a standard belt that you can get any sporting goods store that caters to weight lifting.

@Jim,

I do workout A on Monday, B on Wednesday, and C on Friday.

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Ben, Thanks for your previous response. Did you notice any results from the Get Ready program or did that just help you figure out how much weight you should be using. I am starting this tomorrow so I have many questions. Thanks

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Thanks Ben, I have the belt just wondering what kind of chain you used. I think I found a good solution that works. Just reading through the book, it arrived this week. Great book so far.

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@Jim,

The Get Ready program is simply to become comfortable with the style of movement, rep schemes, and probably new exercises. I don't think gains would / should be expected. Plus, it's only two weeks long (from what I remember).

@Brandon,

The chain is actually attached to the belt itself. Example:

http://www.bodybuilding.com/store/gl/dipbelt.html?CJAID=10409943&CJPID=3316905

But, I am sure you could jimmy up something using a separate chain and standard weight belt (I've even made one out of rope and duct tape in the past!)