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50 from me this morning - my glutes are shot from barbell squats yesterday so hooooly snacks these were tough.  *initiate penguin walk*

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I am aiming for 150-200 today.  I'm so very sore, so we'll see. I'm trying, peeps. 

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Sometimes doing the thing that made you sore in the first place actually helps get rid of the DOMS. So, (theoretically) the more you keep squatting each day, the fewer DOMS you will have. 

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23 minutes ago, Artemis12 said:

It was so surprising this morning. I wasn't sore at all, even after 200 squats throughout the day and box jumps in the morning. Really happy about it but also a wee but paranoid. I don't know.

 

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15 minutes ago, NeverThatBored said:

Sometimes doing the thing that made you sore in the first place actually helps get rid of the DOMS. So, (theoretically) the more you keep squatting each day, the fewer DOMS you will have. 

 

I noticed that yesterday.  But what about recovery?  Aren't you sposed to rest to allow for muscle repair?

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1 hour ago, Rinna said:

 

Gift horse, mouth, DON'T LOOK!!!!!! :D

 

 

I noticed that yesterday.  But what about recovery?  Aren't you sposed to rest to allow for muscle repair?

 

If you're doing the squats for training & building strength, yes. You'd rest to give your muscles time to repair and get stronger and then try to do more squats the next time. Maybe you'd throw in a small set just to get the muscles working to help recover from the DOMS faster. 

 

If you're doing them for a competition like ours, still yes but maybe not until after the competition (or if the DOMS are really bad and you are at risk of hurting yourself).  

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40 more for the Dowager.

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40 more.  We aren't far off, mates. 

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40 more.  Soo close!

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37 minutes ago, Rinna said:

40 more.  Soo close!

 

On it. I'll do another 50.

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Nice!! We are awesome.

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Final 40 of the day.  Got my 200 in.

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18 minutes ago, Artemis12 said:

Seriously guys, I just did my last 60 of the day. That's a total of 400 squats in one stikin' day. I have never ever done that before. This is crazy!

 



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40 down for the Doom.

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60 more.  100 so far.

 

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You are an inspiration, Rinna. 75 down. We're only a couple hundred behind right now!

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50 more for the Dowager.  Strangely, the more I do, the more I can do.  With time I hope my form gets better, and maybe I can go deeper.  I have a crap knee, though.  Time will tell. 

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1 hour ago, NeverThatBored said:

You are an inspiration, Rinna. 75 down. We're only a couple hundred behind right now!

My job gets summers off, so I have no excuse not to squat.  I just wish I were in better shape, and could do more. 

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Only 105 away.

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50 more done.  Only 30 behind. 

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+50.   20 ahead

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