JByrd Squat Cycle Week 1
Cambered bar squats
Bar x lots x 2
Band stretches as hips were very tight. This continued through the next few sets.
60kgs x 5
80kgs x 5
100kgs x 5
120kgs x 5
150kgs x 5 half squats
180kgs x 5 better but not depth
200kgs x 5 there or thereabouts
Add loose wrap
215kgs x 4 Hit depth on maybe 1 rep. First rep was OK, second I saw spots, third I was seeing more spots, fourth I was blacking out. This is due to the gear but also because I am losing upper back tightness. As I lean forward, I black out a little.
Reps in briefs and belt
160kgs x 8, 8 Was due one more set but was feeling so sick I had to take the briefs off
Was destroyed at this point but JB had ordered more squats!
Raw paused squats
80kgs x 5, 5, 5
Went lighter on weight and made sure I held a solid 3 count pause
JB warned me this would be hard. I miscalculated just how hard reps in gear are! Top set should have been 5 reps with 3 in the tank. I could have done those reps but the gear and losing my upper back arch had me almost passing out. No bueno.
This session was the closest I've come to losing my food in a long time. I also have a quad pump. This feels weird but I kind of like it
Back on Friday for bench press.