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  1. #4331
    Join Date
    Apr 2010
    Austin, TX

    Default Monday, 10/19

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    Forgot to log yesterday. Doing full body 3x this week before moving back to split next week.

    Squat: Belt and sleeves
    135x5, 225x5, 315x5, 365x5, 405x2, 435x1
    Notes: Squat moved well, back felt ok, so I'm happy. I was set to do 460x5 before I tweaked my back a month ago, which would've been the most I've done for a set of 5 since 2016. So working back up to that is my first goal. The month of squatting lost to this back tweak may mean 600 in 2020 is now too much of a stretch, but I haven't given up yet. I just have to be realistic in my expectations. It may be possible but I can't force it.

    365->405->435 squats on IG

    95x5, 135x5, 175x5, 205x5, 225x3, 245x1, 185x5
    Notes: No belt or wraps here, these were surprisingly easier than I expected.

    Deadlift: 3" belt
    405x5, 455x1
    Notes: EZPZ. My left pec was complaining some during the 405 set, but the pulls themselves were smooth.
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  2. #4332
    Join Date
    Apr 2010
    Austin, TX


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    Missed a couple workouts and shortened the rest significantly, as my dog had to have a leg amputated unexpectedly. All the vet appointments leading up to that and taking care of him right afterwards - plus my mental mindset going from everything being fine to finding out he had cancer (he's only 5), to dealing with a full leg amputation, all in the span of 9 days - was a lot to handle. So I skipped a workout or two, and am shortening the others now so as not to leave him alone for long. Thankfully he's handling it well and is recovering as well as can be expected.

    I'm not gonna back-log everything, but I managed Mon/Thurs/Sat last week, and will be back to Mon/Tues/Thurs/Fri this week, albeit in shorter form.

    Since my last logging, I've worked up (not all on the same day) to a squat of 425x2 and 455x1, a press of 290x1 and 225x10 (matching my all time 10 rep PR from Dec, 2018), a bench of 385x5 and 405x1, a block pull of 515x1 from 6", and done some chins and lat pulldowns.

    Will resume normal logging today.
    Last edited by Michael Wolf; Today at 10:22 AM.
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