1 week out, squats and bench press

What I'm not trying to do is some new program where you peak for a meet by training once a week.  Laid up with abdominal pain again, very similar to when I was sick for a week a month ago.  I'm pretty sure that it's a gallbladder issue.  In any case, it's putting the hurt on my training for the time being.  This last attack wasn't nearly as bad as when it happened a month ago but I still felt weakened in the gym tonight.  I'm a little bummed that I won't be anywhere near my best for the meet in 10 days because it's going to be a large meet, probably the largest Provincial Championship in the OPA in either ever or a very long time.  Including the bench only championship, there will be 5 full sessions over 3 days.  I can't imagine how big Nationals will be in March/April 2014.

Tonight I just worked up to a heavy single and called it a night.  Spending too many hours in a row in bed doesn't do wonders for stability and it just felt like pushing my luck to do too much heavy work less than a day after being in bed for 16 hrs.

Squats: 135x10, 225x5, 275x5, add belt, 315x3, 365x3, switch to low bar, add wrist wraps, 405x2, 425x1

Bench Press:  all reps paused, 135x10, 185x5, 245x3, 275x2, add wrist wraps, 295x1, 315x1, 325x0

Probably shouldn't have tried the 325 but the 315 felt fast so I gave it a shot.  It felt doable but I just ran out of gas and couldn't lock it out.

I'll hit the gym on Sunday and hopefully will be able to put in better efforts with some singles.  After that I'll have one lighter session before the meet.

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