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Took 3 Super Cissus Rx last night, 2 ibuprofin, two fish oil, and did a warm epsom salts soak. 3 Cissus, 2 fish oil, and 2 ibu this morning. Feels a ton better already. We'll see how it does with squats tonight.

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Squats tonight. Warm up and then:

barX10

95X5

135x5

185X3

225X1

265X1

300X1, X1, X1 Wasn't happy with the depth on any of them so i backed the weight down and went deep.

275X1

225X5

135X20 deeper than I have ever squatted.

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Squats tonight. Warm up and then:

barX10

95X5

135x5

185X3

225X1

265X1

300X1, X1, X1 Wasn't happy with the depth on any of them so i backed the weight down and went deep.

275X1

225X5

135X20 deeper than I have ever squatted.

Nice work!

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Squats at the gym tonight before the blizzard gets going full blast.

Warm up:

mobility exercises

goblet squat

overhead squat with bar

drops with bar

Squats:

barX10

95X10

135X5

185X3

225X1

275X1

285X1, X1 - Was happy with the depth on both (PR) (300 Wed was not good on depth)

155X20

Getting used to the new oly shoes. :D

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Thanks guys. Still some form issues to work out, but I'm getting there.

Elbow isn't feeling much better. Shoveling all the snow today didn't help it much. I may just have to play through the pain. Resting it isn't helping.

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Decided to put the knee sleeves on my elbows to keep them warm and do some benching. No spotter, so i didn't push it.

barX20

95X10

135X5

225X9 (might have had 1 more in me, but wasn't going to risk it)

135X25 (same here. Left a couple in the tank)

As long as I didn't squeeze the bar too hard, the elbow didn't kill me.

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Decided to put the knee sleeves on my elbows to keep them warm and do some benching. No spotter, so i didn't push it.

barX20

95X10

135X5

225X9 (might have had 1 more in me, but wasn't going to risk it)

135X25 (same here. Left a couple in the tank)

As long as I didn't squeeze the bar too hard, the elbow didn't kill me.

Love the high rep stuff after the 225 bro! NICE!!

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Thanks Chris. Only 20 reps behind you. Watch out! HAHAHA

With your out of this world intensity, I'm gonna have to try for 60 to set the bar a bit higher maybe....

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HAHAHA

Did a killer back workout today followed by squats:

Back:

60 minutes of shoveling the car out from under the 3' of snow the blizzard dumped on it.

Then Squats (didn't push weight as my back was already tired from the shoveling. Just worked on getting back & getting deep. These felt much better as i wore my orthotics with the oly shoes. I had gotten used to wearing the orthotics when I was squatting in my boots. Really seemed to help my balance.):

barX10

135X8

165X8

225X3

225X3

225X3

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HAHAHA

Did a killer back workout today followed by squats:

Back:

60 minutes of shoveling the car out from under the 3' of snow the blizzard dumped on it.

Then Squats (didn't push weight as my back was already tired from the shoveling. Just worked on getting back & getting deep. These felt much better as i wore my orthotics with the oly shoes. I had gotten used to wearing the orthotics when I was squatting in my boots. Really seemed to help my balance.):

barX10

135X8

165X8

225X3

225X3

225X3

Nice workout Mike! I never have to shovel snow here.... Just sayin ya know....

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Last night...

Squats and rack pulls:

Squats (Widened my stance a bit and pointed toes out more. Helped a lot with depth):

135X8

185X5

225X3

265X1 - didn't like depth so did a second single with 265.

265X1

300X1

300X1

300X1

Rack pulls from below the knees:

225X5

315X3

405X1

455X1

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Last night...

Squats and rack pulls:

Squats (Widened my stance a bit and pointed toes out more. Helped a lot with depth):

135X8

185X5

225X3

265X1 - didn't like depth so did a second single with 265.

265X1

300X1

300X1

300X1

Rack pulls from below the knees:

225X5

315X3

405X1

455X1

Strong!

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Snowed in by the blizzard so I did some ME and DE benching at home.

Bench:

barX15

135X8

185X5

235X1

275X1 (This felt really light. Much easier than last time. Definitely getting stronger.)

280Xmiss (Had I done this instead of the 275 it would have went easy. Didn't wait long enough either.)

DE (Used Chris Dutton's bands - 90lbs at bottom/180lbs at top):

65+bandsX3

95+bandsX3

135+bandsX3

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Snowed in by the blizzard so I did some ME and DE benching at home.

Bench:

barX15

135X8

185X5

235X1

275X1 (This felt really light. Much easier than last time. Definitely getting stronger.)

280Xmiss (Had I done this instead of the 275 it would have went easy. Didn't wait long enough either.)

DE (Used Chris Dutton's bands - 90lbs at bottom/180lbs at top):

65+bandsX3

95+bandsX3

135+bandsX3

Nice work Mike! Gaining the confidence will get you to 3 plates easily!! Those speed workouts will help a ton also! Give it a couple more weeks on those, and next week don't do any flat bench. Switch it up to 3 board presses or floor presses to mix it up!

Great job!

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