Thursday 9 May 2013
5/3/1 Wave 8 Week 1 Day 3: 5's
These felt good today. Had a little play with my grip on some of the lighter sets, moved it in a touch and at the very least it didn't feel detrimental.
Trap bar deadlifts
1x5 65kg (D)
1x5 80kg (D)
1x5 100kg (D)
3x5 100kg (D)
A few changes to deadlifts. I've reset the weight because I always felt deadlifts were a grind. I know one argument is to just suck it up and pull but I've done that in the past and paid for it.
Trap bar deadlifts are to give my right elbow a bit of a break. Over/under grip really nails it and I'm not comfortable going the other way. I liked the feel of them and I'm going to stick with them for the foreseeable future.
I've been toying with the idea of doing deficit pulls for a while and this article sealed the deal T NATION | Improve Your Pull Instantly
. Sets with (D) after them were done with a deficit - I just stood on a thin cast 20kg plate. I'll use them for my warm ups and back off sets.
Neutral grip pullups
3x3 red band
Single leg RDLs
Not sure how I feel about these. I'm going to try and add more single leg work in.