Thursday, April 5, 2007

I went for it last night...

and didn't quite make it. I had been increasing my max squat by 5 lbs a week, but last night I was feeling good and decided to up my last rep by 15 lbs, up to 340.

First attempt I didn't even get close. I went down and lost it. Good thing Jason is such a big guy because he did most of the work helping me back up.

I waited a few minutes and tried again, focusing on powering back up when I hit parallel. I made it farther than the first attempt, but lost momentum right at the toughest point of the lift. Jason gave me a little help and I was able to finish but I didn't do it all on my own.

But trying for 340 and just missing is better than easily doing 330.

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