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Feb 5, 2018

Squats and Pull-ups Workout of the Week 2-5-18

Today we are going to take a look at my workout I did earlier this week and I will tell you what I liked and didn’t like about it along with how I feel today, a few days later, can I feel the effects of the workout?

I am sharing these workouts so we can become gym buddies and talk about what works, what we like and how to get better workouts in and out of the gym.

Warmup - Ankle Tilts, Spinal Flexion & Kettle Bell Swings. KB Swings at 40 lbs for 3 Swings on each side rest for a few seconds and repeat. 4 sets

Squats 6 sets 5 reps 225 lbs

Warmed up with bar x 1 set

135lbs x 1 set

185 x 1 set

205x 1 set


In between sets corrective exercises and spinal Flexion assessments. Ankle tilts between a few sets after I felt tight.


Pull-ups AMRAP (As Many Reps As Possible) 6 sets

3 reps x 3 sets

2 reps x 3 sets


*notes* I felt pretty fatigued after the squats so pull-ups felt pretty hard but each rep was a full hang and done at 1-2 seconds up and down, slow and controlled.


Rest breaks in between squats were at least 1 minute and up to 90 seconds. Reps felt heavy but relatively easy. Up the weight next time.


Self-care after workout later in the day. As I was already feeling tight and had jello legs after the workout I did some shine boxes and pigeon pose yoga to help my hips. I tend to get tight hips after squats so to help I do yoga poses and corrective exercises.

The following morning I had some soreness but felt mobile and good. I will continue to do some yoga and corrective exercises.

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Drew Smith