Squat rep PR, everything felt good for once

My hamstrings weren't sore, my back felt much better and I felt good.  So finally I hit a squat rep PR with 455.  Granted I only did 2 reps but that's double my previous rep PR with that weight.  I had to turn my music way up because there was one douchey guy there jabbering loudly between his loudly dropped 365 lb deadlifts.  This guy was like a real life Dom Mazzetti except he wasn't funny as hell.  He was the 'douche-horn'  described at 2:57 of the following video:


Anyways, as much as I tried to block out the sound of his futility, I couldn't help but notice that he went to talk to the one woman in the gym trying to have a serious training session.  It was painful.  He threw some bro-speak at her and after she heisman'd him the first time, he persisted.  Knowing that if she responded to him at all, he would be stuck on her like a booger that refuses to flick off a finger, she just packed up her stuff and left.

This all took place in between my work sets of squats.  Despite the irritating distraction, I had a very good session.  My average intensity was much higher than last week's session with made up for the lower total volume.  My goal with 455 is to get comfortable repping with it.  My goal with 405 is to get comfortable knocking out 5-8 reps with speed.  I have a little ways to go with both but I'm making progress.

After squats, I finished up with pull-ups, kirk shrugs and EZ bar curls.  I'm making progress on the pull-ups and the curls--my elbows are starting to feel good, like whatever scar tissue was in there is broken up.

Squats:  135x10, 225x5, 275x5, add belt, 315x3, add wrist wraps, 365x3, 405x3, 455x2, 425x3, 405x5, 405x4, 405x4

Pull-ups:  6, 5, 5

Kirk Shrugs:  225x8, 225x6, 225x6

EZ bar curls:  95x8, 115x5, 95x8


Comments

  1. Another PR! Strong work Craig. Thanks for Dom. Dude makes me laugh Bro

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