Watched scooby-doo with my son today. Played hearts for about an hour with him and my wife. But then because I chose to go to the gym at night again, he was sad because I hadn’t told him a bedtime story in a couple of days. So I felt kind of crappy about that.
I forgot my mp3 player, so I had to listen to songs like “Cat in the Cradle” and every other song about losing the family, the wife, the girlfriend, whatever. Which made me feel even worse. Not enough to just leave and surprise him and tell him a story though.
Sometimes when I get home he’s awake, but he was asleep tonight. So I left a note by his bed that said that I was sorry and I would read him an extra story when he got home from school tomorrow and have a snowball fight with him. brb neglecting fatherly duties for a piss-poor squat.
High Bar Squat: 45×4, 135×3, 220×2, 295, 335, 365, 385, 395; 365×1,1,1,2
The gym was pretty empty, except for the stripper who made a surprise late appearance. But disappointingly she was wearing a fleece and long black pants. And just doing cardio. Oh yeah, and because I didn’t have my headphones on, some old guy was trying to get me to join his group that welcomes returning troops at the the airport. He was pretty good at it, but I am pretty good at saying no to things I don’t feel like doing.
Close Grip Bench: 45×10, 95×3, 145×3, 185×2, 225, 265; 280×2,3
I think I am sick of this exercise. It feels shitty in my shoulders and pecs. Still like floor press though. Maybe reinstate push press? Maybe try some of these things:
JM Press: 135×5, 165×5, 185×5, 205×3
Just fooling around. I am never totally sure how to do these. A dark-horse candidate.
Military Press: 45×5, 95×4, 135×3
trying it, Broz was against the Bench/Mil Press EOD thing. I probably am too. Another alternative is to do light presses/light tri work on alt days, interspersed with: Floor Press, Med Grip Bench, Bench. Probably this will be the plan. Maybe try push presses one more time, 1st.
Snatch Grip Deadlift: 135×3, 205, 275, 345, 395, 410
At least something went right.
RDL: 275×3, 280×4
Front Squat: 135, 225, 275, 295, 310, 320; 265×1,3
all sets except 310,320 and the triple were with no strap grip
Cable Row: 1 set
Chinups: 2 sets
so actually felt better than last night. Tomorrow I must workout in the morning since the gym closes early Fri Sat Sun. I am thinking of maybe (maybe) pussying out on my plan to do nothing but HBS. I dunno. I sort of like the low-bar work too, at least I could handle heavy weights and set PRs in that. We’ll see…