Hey guys, I began lifting around this time last year doing a brosplit. I quickly came to my senses and found stronglifts 5x5 and gained about 40lb. My training only lasted only a few months because I strained a muscle in my back, and have been away for gym for about half a year and am now ready to come back. I can only squat about 1.4x bodyweight for 5x5 which I don't think puts me out of beginner status yet so I am after a new beginner program. Not that stronglifts was bad (amazing) but I feel like switching it up this year.
Someone recommended to me ICF 5x5, and it seems to be highly regarded. Basically stronglifts with added isolation near the end and it looks very promising. Would this be my best bet or do you guys have a better program in mind?
If going with ICF 5x5, would it be wise for me to add calf raises 3x15 in every workout, and static holds / farmers walks every second workout? Thanks in advance.