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Thank you Yea I can't think of anything else I've tried that's as challenging as racking the weights for time. Definitely feel worked afterwardsHeavy bells in the DBFSQ. I'm almost feel this tension and weights in rack position
Thank youSolid work!
My legs are recovering quickly between workouts, my biggest challenge is in getting to the rack position. I'm finding other variations better too, for example I was in my kitchen and I nailed 2 per side on the airborne lunge earlier just milling around. Last time I did this I had to have forward movement to get out of the bottom position.How do you feel going from 2x24 to 2x32 Lee?
I think the 28's are a great idea, that's what I used too. So with the program I've just done I did 2 sessions a week 5 x 5 Squats & cleans, naturally they got easier and my time to complete them decreased too. Then I jumped up to the 28's as they were feeling like a deload workout. I would say it was about 4 weeks in or 8 squat sessions when I felt I was at 5-6 RPE, and stepped up to 28's at 7-8 RPE which slowly came down through the penultimate weeks.I am looking for a program to progress from 24s through DYI 28s to 32s
If you completed the Squats in the above manner twice a week I don't see why you wouldn't get the same effect over time. (Disclaimer) I did work up to a 120kg barbell squat (nothing special) a few years back, this may have helped speed the progression up.In other words I want to make 24s very easy and 32s just medium-heavy
Difficult to say if there's better options, I can only mention what I've tried. However the program I've done did give me great results in Squats as well as improve on a miriad of other movements that I feel I may not have got if I'd done ROP. You could add those sessions in on variety days but I know you're already doing quite a lot on your variety days with pttp 2.0.Do you think that this SFG prep program can make it or there are better options?
The great piece of the program is the sum of all the parts. You are doing great with your pressing (quite envious ), this program will still give you high volume and progression. Swings and grip strength on the longer sessions will be a good challenge and your conditioning will improve. Farmers walks will do great things for your forearms (after you've put them down ). You would train the deadlift twice a week, which I know you enjoy (I can't comment on how this progresses as I didn't have access to a bar) @Anna C may be able to chip in here, my numbers still went up though. TGU's were nicely placed as I was struggling to keep up with them on ROP. And the squat and cleans were business as usual after the first few weeks. As you can see, pretty much all the qualities were worked at least twice a week and covered a lot of ground.
For example total tension complex springs to mind for double bells, I'd love to do the program at some stage, but you may not want to give up the deadlifts and a few other qualities at the moment. So the above may fit in nicely.
I'm currently starting a program written by Levi Markwardt, and my Squats are going to be done once a week for the 10 week duration of the program... I'll let you know how a reduced volume but higher intensity plan with double bells pans out as I go along
Hope this helps!