Another Squat Rep PR but not much else

During my last training session, I decided to do some calf raises on the leg press machine.  Despite having gone through a period where I weighed 300 lbs fully clothed and being of Asian heritage, neither circumstance resulted in my having naturally big calves.  I've spent time doing calf raises in the past and one spirited bit of training actually got them to where they are now, a not humongous almost 16".  Since I'm spending time doing more accessory work, I figured I should revisit the calf work thing.  All I did was three sets of 10. And I've been a cripple ever since.  They are so sore, I'm hobbling like an even older man than I am.
Small calves.
So, tonight was squat and deadlift day and my calves were so sore I didn't know what to expect.  While I knew they didn't have much of a role in a squat, I was curious to see if the soreness would make their apparent support role evident.  As it turns out, it mattered not a single bit.  I never once noticed my sore to the touch calves during any of my squat sets.  Which was good since I was able to hit a rep PR and reach my goal of 24 reps over three sets with 385 lbs.

The squats were tough and my lower back pumped up so much, I aborted my deadlift and barbell shrug sets after two attempted warm-up sets with 315.  Instead I did some light bench presses and finished up with some attempted pull-ups.  I think my low intensity extra squat volume during the week did assist my squat session so I'm going to keep on that schedule until something changes.

Squats:  135x10, 225x5, 275x5, add belt, 335x5, add wrist wraps, 385x10 rep PR, 385x8, 385x6

Sumo Deadlifts:  315x5, 315x5

Bench Press:  135x20, 135x15, 135x15

Pull-Ups:  5, 5, 5

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