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Today's weight lifting...

Friday, November 09, 2012

I was pretty sore after Tuesday's weight lifting in my back and legs.

Today, I was healed almost completely, so I went to lift weights. I squatted 2x5@85kgs(187lbs), and 2x4 and 1x3 at the same weight. It is incredible how an additional 2.5kgs(5.5lbs) make the weight noticeably heavier. This is about 3% increase, yet makes it feel so much heavier.

I did bech press, first trial was 1x5@65kgs(143lbs). But it felt so heavy. So I went an additional 4x5@62.5kgs(137.5lbs).

Finally the bent over barbell rows... Did straight 5x5@72.5kg(159.5lbs) without problems. No complaints from my back, but my arms do complain.

Basically struggling with correct form, lifting heavier weight, increasing strength and fat loss.
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    Idea, take it for what it's worth - if you're struggling with correct form and you're not hitting all reps, might be time for a deload?
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