Full four

squattyYou may recall a couple weeks ago I squatted with another gym friend of mine where I did a total of 30 reps at 185 pounds.  They were broken into sets of 8,8,8,6.  That last set was supposed to be another 8 but I bailed.  Today I wanted to succeed where I failed before.

I was squatting solo this time which meant I perhaps had more rest between sets than two weeks ago.  Regardless that last set of 8 was tough.  I had long pauses between reps 31 and 32 to catch my breath.  I made sure my last rep was all the way down and up instead of the third or half squatting that is so common at my gym.  I am beat but my legs will thank me in the future, hopefully.

 

 

Today’s Workout

5 minutes cardio/stretching

Barbell squat – 135lbs x 10, 185lbs x 8, 185lbs x 8, 185lbs x 8, 185lbs x 8

Seated leg extension – 110lbs x 10, 145lbs x 8

Prone leg curl – 90lbs x 10, 110lbs x 10

Standing calf raise – 295lbs x 10

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