Push Press / Back Squat

Strength only on Tuesdays… ahh… Just like my “old days” (i.e. Spring 2010). Felt good. Even on only 4.5 hours of crappy sleep.

Warm-Up

400 meter run. Crawling around, etc. Mobility work. Overhead squats (10), Pull-Ups (10), Push-Ups (a quantity above 10), Knees to Elbows (10).

Push-Press 5 RM Attempt

Following a recent PR, I attempted a +5 lb new PR. Did not get it.

5 x 75 / 3 x 105 / 1 x 30 / 4 x 145, fail 2x on 5.

I was SO close. Oh well. “An opportunity for improvement.” Time for strength sets.

Back Squats 2 x 12

My last 5RM PR was shaky, at best, at 175 lbs. Today, 60% of that 2 x 12 @ 60s.

105# x 2 x 12 @ 60s intervals (11 min; 24 reps; 2,520 lbs volume).

Lots to think about and work on here. I was concentrating on knees, and hip drive. Shanna said: keep your back up; she also said: do a 2-3 count going down and drive up in 1.


Comments

  1. Word. Slower down, faster up.

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