Saturday, December 17, 2011

Day 108 of 365 - Lower


Warm Up
Elliptical for 10 minutes
Foam roller and mobility with 12k kettlebell


Work
Deadlift - 3 x 45, 60k, 180lbs, 205lbs; 5 x 230lbs
Overhead Squats to Box - 5 x 5 x 20k barbell
Two Hand Swings - 5 x 10 x 28k


Notes
Only 16 hours between this session and the last one. It is all my schedule allows for. The top of my left forearm is still tender.


I think I had a major breakthrough on how to perform an overhead squat. It is a movement I have wanted to learn for years, but always failed at, even with just the bar. Normally I am fighting not to fall backwards. Normally when I squat I try to send the force through my heels. Today I let myself push through my toes as much as I wanted. The squats were far, far easier.  Promising...