Thread: First day back in a squat rack
08-08-2005, 05:20 PM #1
First day back in a squat rack
It's been about 6 weeks since I've hit squats. I really needed to get my lower back feeling better... and finally I feel ready. I think the time off did wonders for my mind also. I was really hyped up for today. It was the first time since the break that I trained with my normal crew. I've been going in early and training by myself during my rehab process... so it was cool to see the guys. Well, I haven't posted a workout in a while so what the h#ll here ya go:
4 sets of 12-15
donkey calf/ leg curl/ leg extension (did this nonstop)
felt good & warm put on my groove briefs and headed to the squat rack:
bar 2 sets 10
145 1 set 10
235 1 set 10
(put on my belt here on out)
325 1 set 6
415 1 set 3
505 1 set 3
595 1 set 3
(wrapped the knees here)
685 1 set 3
all in all I'm happy... actually couldn't be happier the weights felt good and my time off didn't seem to hurt my squat too bad... I hope this is a good sign! I will keep ya posted...
Last edited by RJstrong; 09-09-2005 at 08:15 PM.
08-08-2005, 07:57 PM #2
Good to see you are back in action. When is your next meet?
08-08-2005, 09:50 PM #3Originally Posted by Power76
08-09-2005, 07:24 AM #4
i bet it feels good to be back in the rack....its the loneliest piece of equipment in the gym you gotta give it some love
08-09-2005, 07:26 AM #5
685 for 3...your a strong dude.....whats your best in comp.???
08-09-2005, 12:09 PM #6Originally Posted by Squatman51
08-09-2005, 12:11 PM #7Originally Posted by Squatman51
08-10-2005, 10:00 AM #8
865 not bad..i do that with one leg also....
jk thats insane dude
09-01-2005, 06:37 PM #9Anabolic Member
Originally Posted by Squatman51
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09-04-2005, 11:21 AM #10
rehab is great, i recently tok a break to allow my low back to heal. do you compet in usapl?
09-04-2005, 08:07 PM #11Originally Posted by Doc.Sust
09-05-2005, 11:33 AM #12
ok next question is, what type of suit are you using and how much does it help u as opposed to your raw max?
09-07-2005, 01:28 PM #13Originally Posted by Doc.Sust
09-07-2005, 03:54 PM #14Originally Posted by RJstrong
09-07-2005, 06:29 PM #15Originally Posted by Doc.Sust
Last edited by RJstrong; 09-07-2005 at 07:08 PM.
09-08-2005, 02:01 PM #16
i agree!you must find what workd for you and always keep changin routines, frequency, and exercises so you don't adapt. i don't like to change my exercises weekly like westside, but variations of the main lifts that mimic the movement work best for me. do you press 2 days a wk or just one?
09-08-2005, 04:39 PM #17Originally Posted by Doc.Sust
09-09-2005, 08:06 AM #18Originally Posted by RJstrong
09-09-2005, 08:38 PM #19Originally Posted by Doc.Sust
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