How do you guys keep your strength up on the main lifts during the summer? The canyons got absolutely hammered with snow this year and they’ll be beautiful come spring time. I do a ton of hiking and mountain biking when the weather gets nice. last year I lost approximately 50 lbs ( 1 rep est) on my squat and around that much on my deadlift.
Current program is 531 upper- lower 4 days a week. I work out a lot based on how I feel but here’s a sample week.
light OHP 3X8 (70%)
deadlift variation (I’m trying a hook grip sumo)
sometimes split squats
bench with chains (I do the previous weight but with chains so it’s less taxing at the bottom)
531 dead lift conventional
squat light for speed or use SSB
Yoga once a week as well.
Current stats. I rarely do 1rm so I’ll post estimates: 350x2 squat (was around 400 at the start of last summer), dead lift- anywhere from 440 - 520 (I get in my head sometimes), bench 255x7 has been higher but I keep dealing with a pulled pec, OHP 165X7. I’m 6’1’’ around 200 about to turn 41.