CrossFit Progress: Back Squats

Today was a heavy squat day. The workout was 3×3 at 95% of your one rep max. After doing the math my 95% is 305 lb. Going into the workout I was excited. 305 lb. was my previous one rep max last October and today I would be lifting it for 3×3. After our long warm up I started my first set. My first two sets were not too difficult. I was quick coming out of the bottom and didn’t strain myself to stand tall. My last set was a bit difficult especially the last rep. I strained to get out of the bottom of the squat but I managed to make it up.

This wasn’t a PR but I felt accomplished. Six months ago I could barely lift this weight for one rep and now I’m doing it for three reps. Coach Paul thinks I can put 30 lb. on my max which would put it at 355 lb. I believe our squat max day is next week Friday and hopefully I can update everyone with a new PR. If you put in the work, you will see results.

Lift Heavy and Level Up!

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