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#1301

Long story short, I slipped on my tile kitchen floor the night before my last lift. Thought nothing of it. A severely pinched nerve popped up on my back the next day, starting in the warmup of my squats. The entire night at work was near unbearable. . A 9 on the pain scale? I could work n bend down n pick stuff up fine… but to lift my legs up or front ward was near crippling. Every single time.

After work I chugged water n some NSAIDS and soaked in the pool.

I woke pain free in my left back, only slight irritation that something had happened… 98%?

However it was evident the top of my quad and middle of my hamstring were both tweaked. All the same side , left, that I slipped on… but very minimal vs. The shear pain the pinched nerve had. So I went into today feeling 95%? Good but willing to bail on any lower body stuff if any sign re appeared. It didnt…

WEDNESDAY 7-18-18

My son’s 16th bday. Hoorayy!

5/3/1. 1 min timed rests

3s week

EXPLOSIVE JUMPS
b.w 3x3
+10 5 sets of 3

Really helped warm everything up

CHAINED DEADBENCH- feetup-paused
50x6
50x6. 75
140x6. 165
160x6. 185
190x3. 215
210x3. 235
230x3 255
190x10 215

SLINGSHOT
280X3. 305

PENDLAY ROW
50x12
140x6
140x6
160x6
Work -belt n chalk
190x3
210x3
230x3/3/3. 15 breathes
140x22 12/6/4 15 breathes

SHRUGS -hold till fail
230x16 snatchgrip
230x16 bench grip
230x20 row grip