Cycle 9 – 3s Week: BP: 11/8/12
Had the night off from work last night and ended up staying up for about ~30 hours before I passed out and took a short nap before I finally slept for 8 solid hours!
Arrived at the gym feeling good from my White Flood despite being on a fast (8/10).
Amazingly enough I felt alert and focused throughout the session and afterwards.
I did had to leave early due to other real life demands and not able to finish all my assistance work.
It is looking like I will need to deload all, if not most, of my lifts by start of cycle 10.
Funny thing is I am actually looking forward to a deload on most of my lifts.
I have been pushing hard for almost a year now and this is probably just what I need to go pass my wall!
I also read an interesting post by Jim Wendler that I may incorporate starting with Cycle 10 and a deload will probably make it progress better.
The article is called: 5/3/1 and Singles: A Simple and Different Approach.
The short of it is that I will be performing my Training Max for that lift at the end of the 5/3/1 sets for a single.
I find it interesting and want to see how I will perform doing that and a deload next cycle I think will help.
Otherwise a decent session despite the stall.
My hips also was noted to be slightly tight and sore so I tried mostly doing the Agile 8 as my Dynamic Stretches.
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