Week 2, Day 2 Foundation phase

Met up with my teammates at the Toronto Rex powerlifting garage for my deadlift and bench day.   Felt good to get some work in a team environment.   I normally deadlift hard every other week but since I was doing snatch grip stiff legged deadlifts followed by snatch grip deadlifts I figured I could hit them every week since the poundages lifted were lower.

Turns out that was a wrong assumption.  Even thought the weights used were lower, the extra focus on the hamstrings and lower back still impacted my recovery ability.  I ended up cutting my deadlifts short by two sets because my lower back was already done.  Next week I'll give the lower back a rest.

Since I had workout partners, I had them video my first 365x5 set of snatch grip stiff legged deadlifts.  I wanted to make sure I was getting a good hinge at the hip.  This set was pretty hard so my form isn't super tight but good enough for what I want to accomplish.

365x5 snatch grip stiff-legged deadlifts

Bench Press:  all reps paused, 135x10, 185x5, 225x5, 275x3x6 sets

Snatch grip stiff legged deadlifts:  135x5, 225x5, 295x5, 365x5, 365x5

Snatch grip deadlifts:  425x3

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