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Old 11-10-2013, 01:53 PM   #69
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11/10/13- The 238th birthday of my beloved Marine Corps and, as it turns out, it is leg day as well. How fitting.

I was a little disappointed in my squat session today, but I believe there were two contributing factors. The first one is the fact that I just worked deadlifts the day before yesterday. I strongly believe that I need at least two days between deadlifts and squats to be able to really push it hard on both. I actually would prefer 3 days to be honest.

The second factor is that my schedule got thrown off just a little bit this morning and I wasn't able to consume a satisfactory amount of carbs before my workout. This has caused serious problems in the past.

I added some sets on the hip sled back in to compensate for only doing 4 work sets on squats. When I started on the hip sled I could tell that my deadlift session was affecting my squats. These didn't feel as heavy as they should have.

Anyway, on to the work.

Squats
warmups
bar x 10, 10
135 x 8
185 x 5
225 x 1
245 x 1
275 x 1
315 x 1

Work sets
355 x 5
355 x 5
360 x 5
365 x 5- I had to cut it off there. I just didn't have enough gas left to get my fifth set, so I moved on to the hip sled.

Hip sled
560 x 10
650 x 5
740 x 5
830 x 5
920 x 5

That is all. This week marks the 6 month point in my journey. Therefore I will be doing a max day on at least the big three lifts this week to see where I currently stand. I have made much better progress than I had ever expected I could, so I am excited to see where I am at. I should be able to increase the poundages of all the lifts in my sig except for maybe squat, which I just hit a couple weeks ago. Let's do this!
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#3-get a 4/5/6 in the gym, then at a meet
#4-set/break at least one state record
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