Training Log 2021-10-13

It’s a learning process.

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Training Log 2021-10-11

Despite back spasms only manifesting once maybe every 18 months, after many years of them it is very hard to get your mind to trust that you’ll be ok doing squats. As a physio once explained, my back problems are to some extent a central nervous systems training problem …

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Training Log 2021-10-09

Just another day under the bar. Feels good to be back. Feels great to be able to do this from the comfort of my own home.

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Training Log 2021-10-07

Pitter patter…

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Training Log 2021-10-05

The squat rack arrived today. Diving right in, I got it all set up and started the “1A” program from “The Barbell Prescription“.

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Training Log 2021-09-29

Teaching myself Press 2.0. I admit I don’t quite get why this was introduced. I get that it allows you to move a heavier weight but I still find it very weird to add a highly dynamic element to the lift.

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Training Log 2021-09-23

I reviewed my row and deadlift technique. I’m dropping rows from my training. Pretty clear to me I should not be doing them yet. I also dropped weight on my deadlift to focus on the 5-step deadlift setup. Going forward I’m just going to press and deadlift until …

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Training Log 2021-09-21

This worked well but cleaning my front squats weights at 52kg before doing my actual power cleans at 44kg is pretty silly. Do the cleans first. Or skip the front squats altogether. They aren’t heavy enough to be useful.

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Training Log 2021-09-19

Pretty sure my deadlift technique is way off. It has been a long time. I need to review deadlift technique, record my lifts, and practice. I should probably back off the weight.

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