Joseph Cappellino taking 892lbs for a ride in the squat

Joe Cappellino 4/30/13

Had a decent raw squat day on monday, so I came in tuesday just looking to get some more volume in.  I was supposed to be setting up a new office at work, but the new location wasnt ready so I decided to head down to baystate to train with BTM, Ben, peach and of course Big R.  Shaina was there too squatting in gear which looks fun.

Squats

I didnt even bring my warm pants and knee sleeves, so of course all these sets felt miserable.

385×1

418×1

462x4x4

 

Bench

I havent benched with a wide grip raw since 2009, when BTM administered the gorillapin bench program on me and I had partial tears in both pecs.  After missing 485 with a close grip the other day, the guys in the gym were telling me Im an idiot and how much more I would bench if I went wide.  So after 4 years of benching only close and super close grips I was ready to test the waters.

331x2x3

352x2x3

374×3

I did alot of warm ups, and obviously was benching two days in a row so I didnt push it.  I felt good, and the stroke was short.  Definitely going to see what happens when I increase the weight.

 

Shrugs

These were dumb and now my back hurts.  I do my shrugs strict, with no air humps so I do weights that peach does.

573 3 sets of 10

 

I had 6 scoops of synergy in the midst of this workout, but was really hungry at the end so that was it for the day.

About Joseph Cappellino 49 Articles
Joseph Cappellino, 25 years old, 6'2", 355 lbs.
Sponsored by Quest Nutrition
Occupation: Civil Engineer, EIT
Best Squat: 914 lbs
Best Bench: 733 lbs
Best Deadlift: 777 lbs
Best Singleply Total: 2409 lbs
Best Raw Total: 1862 lbs
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