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November training recap

Since November culminated in a competition and because that competition didn't really meet expectations, there's not much to say about November that wasn't already said in my meet recap.

Squat:  4 sessions, 52 work reps, 73.8% avg intensity

Bench Press:  6 sessions, 114 work reps, 77.5% avg intensity

Deadlift:  2 sessions, 23 work reps, 69.8% avg intensity

In order to reduce strain on my back, I'm planning on competing in the 93 kg wt class in the future.  I've committed to a meet in May 2016 so that gives me 5 months or so to lose 25-30 lbs.  My goal for the meet in May is to make weight and get a Masters 2 (50-59 age group) qualifying total for Provincials.  The qualifying total requirement is very low so as long as I'm in the weight class, I should be able to meet the requirements (477.5 kgs).

For the next couple of months, at least, I'll be doing variations of the squat and deadlift at much lower loadings than my competition squat and deadlift so there …