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    9/30/19:
    Squat 235lb - 3x5
    OHP 120lb - 1x4, 1x4, 1x3, 1x3, 1x1
    Deadlift 280lb - 1x4, 1x1

    Again felt great today though the results didn't necessary reflect that. Squats went up again, felt like form was relatively decent, knees didn't feel like they caved in as much as last time. Didn't have as much time for this workout as I wanted, and rushed the OHP a little, didn't give myself enough time for proper recovery between each work set. Just didn't have the belief to put up the weight today. Was actually very happy with the deadlift even though I missed the last rep, felt stronger than I thought I would. I've settled into a twice a week routine which I know is NDTFP but Monday's workouts always seem to go well because I have extra recovery. Overall still in a very positive mindset.

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    10/2/19:
    Squat 240lb - 1x4, 1x3, 1x5
    Bench 190lb - 1x3, 1x3, 1x4, 1x3, 1x2

    Did not go into today's workout with the right attitude. I have been typically resting 2-3 days between sessions, but because of my schedule this week I opted to workout today with only 1 day of rest and went through my routine sort of expecting to miss reps, which led to actually missing reps. I think I could have done better. Squats felt shaky and heavy today. On the bright side I got all 5 reps on the last set, and I still feel healthy and uninjured. On my bench again I felt like I could have done better but just got nervous and didn't complete my sets.

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    10/4/19:
    OHP 120lb - 3x5
    Deadlift 240lb - 1x6, 1x1

    Snuck in a stopgap workout before I get back on schedule next week, skipped squats and hope to be fresh for them next time. Press went well, the 2nd and 3rd sets seemed easier than the 1st. Light deadlifts went fine.

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    10/7/19:
    Squat 240lb - 3x5
    Bench 190lb - 1x3, 1x4, 1x3
    Deadlift 290lb - 1x3, 1x2

    A bit out of sorts this evening. The rack wasn't available at first, so I started warming up for the other exercises and then rushed a bit through the routine. Squats went well, felt strong. One rep in the 3rd set I felt a little out of balance but other than that felt solid. Bench was too rushed, I felt I could have done better. Deadlift I bumped up 10lbs from my last heavy set, sort of by accident. I don't think my form was terrible so I'll stick with it for next time.

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    10/11/19:
    Squat 245lb - 1x3, 1x4, 1x5, 1x3
    OHP 122.5lb - 3x5
    Deadlift 235lb - 1x7

    Body weight: 214lb

    Had a poor week of sleep and nutrition. Not in a great mental state with the squats tonight. Felt my form was off. Powered through but just felt it was a lazy effort and I'll repeat the weight. Also I'd like to get more separation between my squat and DL so I'm OK with maintaining a bit on squat until DL is upped a bit. OHP went much better than I expected after my poor squats. Pretty easy overall. Just did some light DLs to save time.

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    10/14/19:
    Squat 245lb - 3x5
    Bench 187.5lb - 3x5
    Deadlift 295lb - 1x3, 1x1

    Felt good today I was well rested and ready to go. Squats were tough but went up. The last rep of the 3rd set may have been short of depth. For bench, I decided to back off and microload and was able to complete the sets. Was feeling so good that I decided to up the ante on the DL again, but didn't quite get all the reps in. I did 2 more reps after the first 3 but my grip slipped on the last one so I didn't count it. My squat and DL are approaching my personal bests and I still feel pretty good, so I'm happy about that. Hope to continue the progress.

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