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Benjamin Wechsler
Works at Apple Inc.
Attended University Of Illinois At Urbana-champaign
Lives in Chicago - Western Suburbs
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Benjamin Wechsler

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Double workout Wednesday 5/13/2015

Wendell Cycle 2 Week 4
Presses and 18" Deadlifts
(preparing for Strong Man Competition in August)

Presses
Warmup
5 X 50 lbs
5 X 65
3 X 75
Workout
5 X 80
5 X 95
6 X 105 !!!
First Set Last
5 X 80
5 X 80
5 X 80

18" Deadlift
Warmup
5 X 155 lbs
5 X 180 (made a mistake and did wrong weight)
5 X 195
3 X 235
Workout
5 X 255
5 X 290
15 X 300 !!!!! Coach pronounced I should change training max to 395
First Set Last
8 X 255
8 X 255
8 X 255

SuperSet
Wide Grip Barbell Row
12 X 45, 12 X 65, 12 X 65, 12 X 65
Pull Ups
4, 3, 2, 1

SuperSet 3 Sets of 15
Leg Raises on Dip Bar
Back Extensions

SuperSet 5 X 15
Push Ups
Band Pulls
5
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Wednesday, April 22
Wendler Week 2

Presses
Warm Up
5 X 50 lbs
5 X 65 
3 X 75
Workout
3 X 90
3 X 100
3 X 115 
Rest
8 X 90

18" Deadlift
Warm Up
5 X 130 lbs
5 X 165
3 X 195
Workout
3 X 230
3 X 265
9 X 295
Rest
6 X 195
8 X 195
8 X 195

Handstand Progressions
(never got a handstand!!!)

SuperSet X 3
10 Dumbbell Clean and Presses at 30 lbs
10 Leg Raises
10 Jump Squats
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Friday, April 17
Wendler 5/3/1 Week 1

Bench Press
Warm Up
5 X 65
5 X 80
3 X 95
Workout
5 X 100
5 X 120
8 X 135 !!!
Rest
8 X 100
8 X 100
8 X 100

Last round left me tired.

Superset 2 sets
Dumbbell Bench Press 10 X 50
Pullover 10 X 60

Superset 3 sets
Pull ups 4, 3, 3
Dips 5, 8, 8

Superset 3 sets
Push-up x 10
Ring rows X 10
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Made the commitment to compete in the Illinois Strongman Association Push Pull Competition in August! This is the competition where I injured my shoulder three years ago. Fell off the horse - it's time to get back on it!
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Thursday, March 6, 2015
Just played tonight

SuperSet X 5
Pushups X 10
L-Sit X 15 seconds

SuperSet X 5
Weighted Situps 10 X 25 lbs
Back Extensions X 10

SuperSet X 5
Jump Squats X 10
Kettlebell Swing 10 X 35
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Wednesday, March 5, 2015
Wendell Cycle 2 Week 2

Overhead Press
Warmup
5 X 45  lbs
5 X 60
3 X 70
Workout
3 X 80
3 X 95
4 X 105

Assistance

SuperSet 5 sets
Dips X 10
Pullups X 4, 3, 3, 3, 2

SuperSet 3 sets
Dumbbell Bench 10 X 45, 12 X40, 12 X 40
Dumbbell Row 12 X 65, 12 X 65 12 X 65

SuperSet 3 Sets
Back Extensions 12 X 15, 12 X 10, 12 X 10
Reverse Flyes 10 X 15, 12 X 10, 12 X 10
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Monday, March 2, 2015 Birthday Workout !
Wendell Cycle 2, Week2

Squats
Warmup
5 X 105 lbs
5 X 130
3 X 155
Workout
3 X 180
3 X 205
9 X 230 !!!!

Assistance and Playing around

SuperSet 3 Sets
Good Morning  15 X 85 lbs
Spilt Squat 15 X 20 lbs

SuperSet 3 Sets
Kettle Bell Swings 25 X 35 lbs
Leg Raises 15

Jump Rope 5 minutes
1
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Benjamin Wechsler

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Wednesday, April 15, 2015
Wendler 5/3/1 Week 1 of New Cycle
Using First Set Last Variation

Overhead Press
Warm Up
5 X 50 lbs
5 X 65
3 X 70
Workout
5 X 80
5 X 95
6 X 105
Rest 5 minutes
8 X 80
8 X 80
8 X 80

Deadlift
Warm Up
5 X 130 lbs
5 X 165
3 X 195
Workout
5 X 215
5 X 245
8 X 280

Per Coach +Nate Aye tested for 1RM for 18" Deadlift

1 X 280 lbs
1 X 295
2 X 335
2 X 355
1 X 365
1 X 385
Made 4 attempts at 405 but just couldn't make it
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Monday April 13
Wendler 5/3/1 New Cycle
Switching to combo of First Set Last and Joker Sets

Squats
Warm Up
5 X 110 lbs
5 X 135
3 X 165
Workout
5 X 180
5 X 205
6 X 235 !!!!
Rest
8 X 180

SuperSet 3 sets
Dumbbell Front Squat 12 X 30 lbs
Dumbbell RDL 12 X 30

100 Kettle Bell Swings
2
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I've been bad in updating my workouts. Just incredibly busy. However, we surprised +Nate Aye at +Golden Age Strength Club last night celebrating his expansion of the gym. Wrestlemania theme. Guess who showed up?
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Friday, March 6, 2015
Wendler Cycle 2 Week 2

Bench Presses
Warmup
5 X 60 lbs
5 X 75
3 X 90
Workout
3 X 105 lbs
3 X 120
7 X 135 !!!

Dead Lifts
Warmup
5 X 125 lbs
5 X 155
3 X 185
Workout
3 X 215 lbs
3 X 250
8 X 280

Assistance

Medley Supersets 
Pull Medley X 3
   Axle Row 5 X 115
   1 Arm Barbell Row 5 X 35
   Ring Rows X 10
Push Medley X 3
    Dips X 5
    Push Ups X 5

Back Extensions
3 sets of 12
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Tuesday, March 3, 2015
On week's vacation so I get to be in the gym 5 days this week!

SuperSet 5 Sets
Box Jump  X 10
Ring Rows X 10
Push Ups X 10
Sit Ups X 10

SuperSet 5 Sets
Pendlay Row 12 X 65, 12 X 75, 10 X 75, 10 X 85, 10 X 85
Floor Press 12 X 65, 12 X 75, 10 X 75, 10 X 85, 10 X 85

SuperSet 3 Sets
Pull Ups X 4
Push Ups X 10
Pullovers 10 X 40
Pulldowns X 10
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Education
  • University Of Illinois At Urbana-champaign
    Music Education, 1975 - 1979
  • Indiana University Bloomington
    Music Education, 1979 - 1981
  • Southern Illinois University Carbondale
    Opera and Musical Theater, 1984 - 1986
Basic Information
Gender
Male
Other names
Benjamin F. Wechsler, Ben Wechsler, Ben F. Wechsler
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Founder of The Founders Leadership Studio, Keynote Speaker, Musician
Introduction
I show Founders and CEOs of mid-sized new media companies how to create and launch new products successfully so they can corner their market, increase their revenue, and sleep soundly all night long. Founder and owner of Benjamin Wechsler Company
Bragging rights
Love teaching and coaching, organist, pianist, French hornist, conductor.
Work
Occupation
Thought Leadership and Human Potential Coach at Benjamin Wechsler Company
Employment
  • Apple Inc.
    Creative, 2008 - present
  • All Saints Episcopal Church
    Organist & Choirmaster, 2009 - present
  • Benjamin Wechsler Company
    Thought Leadership and Human Potential Coach, Keynote Speaker, 2009 - present
  • Benjamin Wechsler Inc.
    Innovation Strategist, 2005 - 2008
  • Education Access
    Apple Education Sales Consultant, 1993 - 1997
  • One, Inc.
    Corporate Cybrarian, 1997 - 2002
  • Chicago Mercantile Exchange
    Project Manager, 2002 - 2006
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Chicago - Western Suburbs
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