Originally Posted by Fazc
Just make sure you're honest with yourself, are you actually stalling in the gym because of your lower back or are you just a little beat up? If you can still progress, then I suggest an important lesson is to carry on through. If you truly think you'd risk injury then it's your call to switch it up, just bear that in mind. A little pain is something to get used to.
When I ran 5/3/1 with excessive volume on deadlift day, I felt a similar pain as I do now. I could run it for a few more weeks I think, but I have been feeling pain in it for about a week and a half now.
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