Training Log: Entry 2037
1x#2.5 (forced rep)
Notes: Basically start off with a rep on the 2.5 and then drop set to the next gripper for max reps. I really liked this workout. Gave me a chance to focus on the 2.5 while still getting in a ton of volume. At the very end, had to force it closed with the right hand. The left is weaker, but I just make it match the right with forced reps where applicable.
General notes: Woke up at 188.0. Tendinitis has hopefully peaked now that I recognized the problem. PT told me to scale things down and avoid pain, so that's where I'm at. Thankfully, my ROM is about as good as it's going to get, and the strengthening exercises aren't harming it, so I'm not in too bad a place.
Seated axle press
5x190 (rest pause for rep 5)
16x150 (w/rest pause)
Notes: Kinda figured I'd run into a snag on that 190. It's a heavy day for sure. One of the negatives of all the grip work is that I'm not able to get my elbow sleeves all the way past my forearms anymore, but I guess that's kind of cool too. A little too much backward lean on a few reps; I'd probably be on my ass if I tried it standing. Still using a flat bench, but gotta keep it as real as possible.
Dips (forward lean)
Notes: That set of 70 definitely had some cheater reps in there, but it did the job. This is just awesome assistance work.
Meadows rows 100lbs
D-ring lat pulldowns 90
Notes: Meadows rows between presses, pulldowns after dips.