The start of another strength block. I am stopping the RPE experiment for now, upping the weight gradually, reducing the volume, tightening up the selection of exercises, and will toss in a few rep PR attempts once or twice a week.

warmup: rumble rolled IT bands, adductors, piriformis; dorsiflexions, TKEs, ham warmups

High Bar Squats (2-3 min rests, Romaleos, SBDs)

135 x 5 *barefoot*
185 x 4 *barefoot*
225 x 2
*belt on*
275 x 6
275 x 6
275 x 6
275 x 6

notes: I honestly forgot to put on my shoes the first few sets, lol

Front Squats (2-3 min rests, Romaleos, SBDs, belt)

195 x 6
195 x 6
195 x 6

notes: haven’t done front squats in a while! felt challenging

Hyperextensions (90 sec rests)

10, 10, 10, 10

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