Thursday, September 27, 2012

Texas Method

I have decided to move to Texas Method.  The inspiration is two fold: I am too burnt out and the light day will help me recoup, and also my workout partner cares about aesthetics (I'll withhold judgment in case he ever reads this) and he couldn't possibly eat enough to do novice training AND keep his girlish figure.

I did squat 20s the last day before TM, and I did them at 225, 185, and 165.  With just one rest day inbetween, I started THIS program, which has a 5x5x305 squat on day one.  (I have never done a 5x5 of anything!)  This was followed by DLs at 390.  Needless to say, I have been in excruciating pain for the last couple of days.  Good thing today was "light day."

Texas Method 
Squats 5x5x305
Bench 5x5x220
DL 5x390

Squat 2x5x240
Press 145x6,6,8
Chins BW+25x6,5; BWx8
Rows 3x5x185