Week Six Summary – 1000lb Goal – 01/06/19 – 01/12/19

Bench: 255 – 5×5Squat: 285 – 5×5Deadlift: 265 – 1×5 Total: 805 It’s hard to argue with progress even if it’s small. In terms of my 31 week objectives, this is the objective that’s working for me right now. I’m not sure what it is, but as hard as I’ve tried, I can’t find the love for running that I once had. As mentioned in this week’s running summary, I’m hanging it up for a while. My focus is going

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Week Four Summary – 1000lb Goal – 12/23/18 – 12/29/18

Bench: 245 – 5×5Squat: 265 – 5×5Deadlift: 250 – 1×5 Total: 760 I started feeling the aches and pains of heavier weight this week. I think it’s time to adjust. I’ve been doing squats 3x a week at 5×5 and with this much weight it’s really starting to wear on my old bones. During the summer when I got up over 800 total with a weak deadlift, I was only squatting and benching once per week. I think it’s time

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Week Three Summary – 1000lb Goal – 12/16/18 – 12/22/18

Bench: 235 – 5×5Squat: 255 – 5×5Deadlift: 245 – 1×5 Total: 735 Since I’ve been back into the 5×5 workouts, the squats have consistently worn my back out by the 5th set, to the point where I need to sit for a couple of minutes to keep from cramping up. That seems to have stopped this week. I noticed this after Friday’s squats and decided I’d load up the deadlifts a bit, we took a 10lb jump on Friday instead

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