12 weeks out, day 3, high bar squats and bench press

Today was supposed to be sets of 5 with 385 in the high bar squat but for some reason I didn't have the fighting spirit.  It wasn't that the weight felt heavy or that I didn't have the strength, it was something different that doesn't happen very often.  Instead of the strain of a tough set feeling welcome and comforting, it felt threatening.  Not that I was on the verge of injury, I wasn't, it just seemed like my body decided without my input that it was going to flee instead of stay and fight.  I could've tried to get some adrenalin going to over-ride the reaction but I decided, since I'm 12 weeks out, that I'd just lower the weight and finish out my prescribed volume.

Maybe there was some nagging pain that I wasn't picking up or maybe it was just a bad day.  Either way, stuff happens.  Finished up with some bench pressing, nothing noteworthy, just some volume with an average intensity of 73% of my 1 RM.

Squats:  all high bar, 135x10, 225x5, 295x5, add belt, 335x5, 385x5, 385x4, 385x4, 365x5, 365x5   33 total work reps, avg intensity 73%

Bench Press:  all reps paused, 135x10, 185x5, 225x5, 255x3, 255x3, add wrist wraps, 275x3, 275x3, 275x3  25 total work reps, avg intensity 73%

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