Tyler Robbins Fitness

Tyler Robbins has his B.Sc. in Biochemistry: Pre-Medical, is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) through the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA), is certified through USA Weightlifting, and a CrossFit Level 2 Trainer.

Day 261 - Body Beast Build: Chest/Tris "Build Phase" Progress

Below is the improvement I saw on Build: Chest/Tris throughout the "Build" phase of Body Beast. I am quite happy with how I progressed in this first phase!

Build: Chest/Tris

Dumbbell Chest Press

Day 1
15 reps - 2x30lbs
12 reps - 2x40lbs
8 reps - 2x50lbs
8 reps - 2x40lbs

Day 17
15 reps - 2x30lbs
12 reps - 2x40lbs
8 reps - 2x60lbs
8 reps - 2x45lbs

Incline Dumbbell Fly

Day 1
15 reps - 2x20lbs
12 reps - 2x25lbs
8 reps - 2x30lbs

Day 17
15 reps - 2x25lbs
12 reps - 2x30lbs
8 reps - 2x30lbs

Incline Dumbbell Press

Day 1
15 reps - 2x25lbs
12 reps - 2x30lbs
8 reps - 2x35lbs
8 reps - 2x25lbs

Day 17
15 reps - 2x30lbs
12 reps - 2x35lbs
8 reps - 2x45lbs
8 reps - 2x35lbs

Close Grip Press

Day 1
15 reps - 2x20lbs
12 reps - 2x25lbs
8 reps - 2x30lbs

Day 17
15 reps - 2x25lbs
12 reps - 2x30lbs
8 reps - 2x40lbs

Partial Chest Fly

Day 1
15 reps - 2x20lbs
12 reps - 2x20lbs
8 reps - 2x25lbs (7 reps)

Day 17
15 reps - 2x20lbs
12 reps - 2x25lbs
8 reps - 2x25lbs

Decline Pushups

Day 1
8 reps
8 reps
6 reps

Day 17
15 reps
12 reps
8 reps

Tricep Extensions

Day 1
15 reps - 2x15lbs
12 reps - 2x20lbs
8 reps - 2x25lbs
8 reps - 2x20lbs (6 reps)

Day 17
15 reps - 2x20lbs
12 reps - 2x25lbs
8 reps - 2x35lbs
8 reps - 2x25lbs

Single Arm Kickbacks

Day 1
15 reps - 10lbs
12 reps - 15lbs
8 reps - 20lbs
8 reps - 15lbs

Day 17
15 reps - 20lbs
12 reps - 25lbs
8 reps - 30lbs
8 reps - 25lbs

Tricep Pushups

Day 1
15 reps (on knees)
12 reps (on knees)
8 reps (on knees)

Day 17
15 reps
12 reps
8 reps

Dips on Bench

Day 1
10 reps, break, 5 reps

Day 17
35 reps, break, 15 reps

In & Outs (I did crunchy frogs on bench)

Day 1
30 reps

Day 17
60 reps

I also focused on perfect form throughout the routine, every week. My strength went up in most areas, but the most improvement is seen in my stamina. I was able to keep (or improve) my strength throughout the routine every session.

Quote of the day:
"Take charge of your attitude. Don’t let someone else choose it for you."
~ Anonymous

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