Stop me when I start to sound retarded, please. My motivation to do anything in the gym has been sporadic at best since summer. Major life events have occurred and are partially to blame but mostly i caught the lazy bug. Now I tore a ligament in my thumb and can barely make a fist. My thought was to see how much I can recover of my lost strength in my squat and maybe even hit a new PR by the time it heals. Specifically work on my squat almost exclusively until I can squeeze a barbell again.
The plan is this:
Back squat 5x5 @~65%
Front squat 3x10 very light
Whatever upper body movement doesn't hurt (haven't tried anything yet)
Back squat 3x3 @~75%
Box squats 6x3 @~60%
Add 10 lbs a week to everything and repeat. I am hoping after 6 or so weeks I will have healed and ready to bench and pull again. As a frame of reference I squatted 445 in July and did 385 3x3 a couple weeks ago. Any advice would be much appreciated.