Tuesday, March 20, 2012

Day 202 of 365 - Front Squat

Warm Up
Elliptical - 10 minutes at level 12, stop below 125bpm
Foam roller and mobility with 12k kettlebell

Front Squats to Box - 5 x BW, 65, 95; 3 x 125; 2 x 140lbs
DO Axle Deadlifts - 1 x 161lbs, 201lbs, 228lbs PR

Very happy to get the front squats. I had a little trouble cleaning the weight and accidentally dropped it to the ground when setting it down, from about hip height. Unfortunately I was not using my bumper plates. Stupid. At least the stall matt protected my floor and my bar still seems alright. I'll use bumper plates and chalk up my hands on my heavy front squat sets moving forward.

I did not have it in me to do volume on the axle today. I went for a max instead. The PR is only 3lbs over last month, but I'll take a 3lb increase on anything in a month. Heck, I am happy to not have regressed at all after taking my last max.

Deload week starts now. Whoo!