2 weeks out, day 1, squats and bench presses

Last week didn't go that well, I was only able to get in 1 training session because I'm apparently still not completely over whatever afflicted me 3 weeks ago.  Appetite is still down and I've only put back on 3 pounds.  I haven't had a full physical in a few years so I scheduled one for December 2.  It's entirely possible that 47 years of over-eating may just need to stop.  Either that or I could join the latest woo-bandwagon, go gluten free, and hope for placebo benefits.

With all that, tonight's training session actually went very well.  My top sets in the squat were 5 doubles with 405 and for the first time since I got sick, they actually felt like they moved with some speed.  I was also able to bench press 315 for three smooth, grindless singles so my bench press is coming back despite the drop in bodyweight.  With any luck things will be back to almost normal by November 17th.

Squats:  135x10, 225x5, 275x5 add belt, 315x3, 365x3, move to low bar and add wrist wraps, 405x2x5 sets

Bench Press:  all reps paused, 135x10, 185x5, 225x5, 275x2, 295x1, 315x1x3 sets, 285x2x3 sets

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