Friday, February 12, 2010

Sumos Today and Back at Home

Wooo-eeee that felt good.  Good to be home, good to be back in my space :)
Slept in a bit this morning and got back to my cozy lil' gym.  It's so funny how I feel so connected there, I feel out of my space when I work out someplace else, and I never feel like I get as good of a workout.

Anyway - Week 1 of 5-3-1 for Deadlifts today, plus the rest of my workout.  Here's how it went down folks!

Warm-up RDLs: 5 x bar, 95
Sumos: 3 x 135, 1 x 165, 1 x 195
Work sets: 5 x 205, 5 x 220, 5+ x 235

Here's that 5+ set, I managed 11 reps @ 235
I probably had another in me, but form was suffering badly and just getting worse, so I stopped :)

Box Squats: 5 x 5 @ 110
RDLs: 10 x 135, 8 x 165, 6 x 185, 5 x 205

Vid of the 135 set:

On the last set with 205, I started losing my grip. I knew this, but I could hear Myles chastising me for not using my straps in my head, so I was all like "yeah yeah I can DO this without them!" all stubborn like and stuff...and well YEAH, I did them. Had to set it on the floor after 5 and oh la laaaa....lookie there Mr. Blood Blister underneath the callous on my hand! Ewww...giant mound of blood under a thick callous = gross ;)

So I got a bandaid (in case it popped) and kept on through my workout:

Face Pulls: 3 x 10 @ 90, 100, 110
Cable High Rows: 3 x 10 @ 120


More ewwwwww! Cleaned it out, got another bandaid...needed to finish up :)

Leg Extensions 3 x 15 @ 65
Lying Leg Curls 3 x 10 @ 30 (last set @ 20)**
Standing Calves 4 x 12 @ 120
Back Extensions 15 x BW, 15 x 10, 15 x 25

Done! While I'm not sore, that was a most excellent workout.
Tomorrow might be a different story :)

** Lying Leg Curls - I tried these in a different way and needed to keep the weight REALLY light, and obviously, had to drop that last set to get it done! Really gonna feel those tomorrow

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