Tired squats, got pinned

This was supposed to be the second taper week for squats so I planned on just going up to a training max and then doing a back off set or two.  I felt pretty good through my planned warm-up weights but my planned double with 455 turned into a single and then my planned comfortable single with 475 turned into me getting pinned to the safeties.

Just no power in the lower back and I accordioned when I should've been powering out of the hole.  After unloading and resetting the bar, I finished up with two sets of 3 in the pause squat with 365.  My lower back definitely didn't feel recovered from the previous weeks' workouts plus the two days of shoveling snow.  I felt pretty good today compared to how I felt yesterday but I guess there wasn't enough there to power through some 95%+ squat singles.

On the plus side, I feel pretty good after the session and starting next week will reset my squat weights and build back up doing pause squats.  Combining some extra work in the hole with lighter training loads will give me a chance to recover and also spend some time hitting the deadlift with some extra work.

Squats:  135x10, 225x5, 275x5, add belt, 315x5, add wrist wraps, 365x3, 405x3, 455x1, 475x0, 2 ct pause squats, 365x3, 365x3

Sumo Deadlifts:  315x5, 365x5, 405x5

Barbell Shrugs:  405x10, 405x10

Kirk Shrugs:  225x5, 225x5


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