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What's Your Favorite Lifting Day?

I train full body 3x a week, I love the sunday work out though.
Have had the extra day to recover (haven’t been in the gym since Thursday) and I haven’t had to work, so i feel like I can really smash it out.
Currently involves me trying to get 30 total reps on a certain weight in the squat.

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Overhead press day

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Rest day

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As soon as I submitted the topic I thought to myself you’re probably about to get 60 “rest day” comments! Haha

When I was lifting, my favorite lift-day was definitely high rep squat day. Trying to improve my “heavy 20 rep breathing squat” was the most grueling fun i’ve ever had while lifting. Other high volume squat days like 10x10, lighter 5x20’s, and lighter 1x20+'s were great too. Heavy high rep work has seen a resurgence in recent years, but it’s still way too underrated with respect to lifting for athletic performance enhancement. Most people who are into heavy squatting etc, are looking to add slabs of mass to their legs etc, but in my experience, it was the best style of lifting to improve my strength (limit, explosive, endurance, and mental) & work capacity related to vertical jumping & sprinting. Legs felt bionic.

For 1 x 20, using breathing squat style, it’s basically take your 10-12 RM and knock that out, then stand there breathing/recovering until you get to 20. After a good warmup and a slow thorough work up, that can be the entire workout lmao.

peace!

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All of them.

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Currently starting the week on a high note with Monday sessions of power cleans, deadlifts, and Poundstone curls (the dessert after the hard work is done).

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Definitely my shoulder/OHP day, have been seeing some solid forward progress with it and have a lil’ trap worm or two wiggling about that makes me feel good haha

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Saturday morning squat! I’m fresh, and usually alone in my own gym. If anybody’s with me, it’s a close friend and good motivator. I crank the music and, as Eminem would say, lose myself.

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strongman events day.

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My favorite lifting day is:

PR Fridays

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Those who conjugate with lions know that the correct answer is deadlift day.

The rest of you are all sheep.

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OHP & deadlift day, I run 5-3-1+

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Squats

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Whatever is progressing at the moment.

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generally it’s a pull day because it’s the only day I’ve never managed to injure myself.

Currently enjoying benching because it’s still sort of a novelty after having avoided it for so many years, but I’m one shoulder injury away from hating it again.

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At the moment whatever day involves pull-ups and whatever day involves squats or military presses.

My absolute favorite workout is doing these 3 exercises. I train mostly full body these days and for some reason these 3 exercises just go together so damn well. I usually do the squat, strip off whatever weight I need to make it pressable, then do the pull ups. Or you can make the squat its own event, then superset the other 2 exercises. It’s good in whatever rep range you want to use, but 10x3 feels great on this circuit.

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Back/bicep day for sure.

I was always terrible at deadlift, and while still not great I’ve seen awesome improvement, and lesser back pain from the strength gains, pulling excersises have always been fun in general, and biceps are always a nice treat after a heavy back day.