#sundaysetup ..I look back over my sessions weekly, it helps you to move forward, I go through my log book, any videos to help me progress assessing form, strength, other variables/patterns that I can change or not to benefit my training.
I forgot about this little PB, 165kg for 8 on my 3rd set, hitting a new pb at 160kg for 10, I then knew I had more in the tank so went for 165kg (weighing 49.5kg) ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
Honestly I think sometimes we are capable of a lot more than we think in many aspects of life, we are doubtful of our selfs often. sometimes just going for it is the best thing we can do if we are uncertain. SO adding the extra weight I stood there & generally it scared me I said even if I hit 3 reps atleast I’ve tried & will have something to work toward (doubtful talk tbf) but “let’s just see” seems to be my motto at the moment & everytime I end up surprising my self.
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so I ensure I have a spot for safety & if I feel any niggle I stop, I ensure I’m not going way out of my depth stupidly of course, but I ensure I am putting more into “trying” (progress won’t happen like this every week or I’d be thrusting 160000kg 😂 next session I will work at this weight & make improvements to the reps, straighter back, more of a squeeze. If not I’ll drop back to 160kg for a while & try again in the next few weeks, we must be smart 😴). ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
I’m not saying do this for every lift or that you necessarily need to, but it’s cool to test your self sometimes, as like I say.. you will often surprise your self. by taking a step outside of your comfort zone it will help develop your confidence & will help develop you as a person as it helps you to see that sometimes your not pushing your self as much as you are capable of.. this mindset then occurs across life to once you get into a habit of pushing your self & trusting your ability more. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
So what are you going to try this week - it could be anything, just try!! Let me know & let me know how it goes!!