Thursday, August 21, 2014

workout: august 21, 2014

a) back squat:
  • 10 reps at 60% of maximum [95 pounds]
  • 8 reps at 70% of maximum [110 pounds]
  • 8 reps at 75% of maximum [115 pounds]
  • 8 reps at 80% of maximum [125 pounds]
b) kettlebell front squat: 
  • 8 reps with 26 pound kettlebells
  • 8 reps with 26 pound kettlebells
  • 8 reps with 26 pound kettlebells
  • 8 reps with 26 pound kettlebells
c) incline kettlebell bench press: 
  • 12 reps with 26 pound kettlebells
  • 12 reps with 26 pound kettlebells
  • 12 reps with 26 pound kettlebells
d) deadlift: 
  • 12 reps at 55 pounds
  • 12 reps at 55 pounds
  • 12 reps at 55 pounds
e) bicep curls:
  • 12 at 35 pounds
  • 12 at 35 pounds
  • 12 at 35 pounds
f) nose-breakers: 
  • 12 at 35 pounds
  • 12 at 35 pounds
  • 12 at 35 pounds

i am not mentally connecting with the deadlifts, for some reason - meaning, i can nail one with proper form and feel the correct muscles engaging, and then on the very next rep something won't line up and i feel it in my back. it's definitely the most "mindbending" of lifts for me at the moment. 

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