Mike Richard - Fargo, ND

Married, three kids

38 yrs old / 5'11" / 212 lbs

Had zero previous weight training experience. Completed Starting Strength LP in 54 training sessions under guidance of SSC Dan Raimondi.

Here were my results:

Started: 10/24/17

Bodyweight: 210 lbs

Squat: 95 x 5 x 3 (e1RM: 109 lbs)

Press: 75 x 5 x 3 (e1RM: 86 lbs)

Bench: 95 x 5 x 3 (e1RM: 109 lbs)

DL: 135 x 5 (e1RM: 155 lbs)

Ended: 3/14/18

Bodyweight: 212 lbs

Squat: 305 x 5 x 3 (e1RM: 351 lbs) (+222%)

Press: 140 x 5 x 3 (e1RM: 161 lbs) (+87%)

Bench: 187.5 x 5 x 3 (e1RM: 216 lbs) (+98%)

DL: 345 x 5 (e1RM: 397 lbs) (+156%)

Lost a couple inches off the gut and increased legs, arms and chest a bit in the process. Very happy with the results, though I did fall just short of hitting a 3 plate squat for fahve. I'll get there soon enough!

Started The Bridge today. Here's my log...

Married, three kids

38 yrs old / 5'11" / 212 lbs

Had zero previous weight training experience. Completed Starting Strength LP in 54 training sessions under guidance of SSC Dan Raimondi.

Here were my results:

Started: 10/24/17

Bodyweight: 210 lbs

Squat: 95 x 5 x 3 (e1RM: 109 lbs)

Press: 75 x 5 x 3 (e1RM: 86 lbs)

Bench: 95 x 5 x 3 (e1RM: 109 lbs)

DL: 135 x 5 (e1RM: 155 lbs)

Ended: 3/14/18

Bodyweight: 212 lbs

Squat: 305 x 5 x 3 (e1RM: 351 lbs) (+222%)

Press: 140 x 5 x 3 (e1RM: 161 lbs) (+87%)

Bench: 187.5 x 5 x 3 (e1RM: 216 lbs) (+98%)

DL: 345 x 5 (e1RM: 397 lbs) (+156%)

Lost a couple inches off the gut and increased legs, arms and chest a bit in the process. Very happy with the results, though I did fall just short of hitting a 3 plate squat for fahve. I'll get there soon enough!

Started The Bridge today. Here's my log...

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