Now that I've given my body some rest after the APF Summer Bash, I've began to have some medial knee pain in my right knee. I'm still training hard, but I'm focusing on keeping my low back healthy and addressing my knee issues as well. The goal for 2017 is to end the year completely healthy and have a solid base to build a real training cycle on.

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Thursday evening I went into the rec to get in some leg training. The PT ordered that I could perform any leg work I wanted, so long as I didn't have pain. If I had pain, I either had to stop immediately or find a different exercise. So I opted to really crank the reps and keep the weights away from the heavy side of things. My knee actually felt great and this session was no problem to complete. I was definitely feeling it, but it was much needed for me to get back to doing some kind of leg work. They're without a doubt my favorite training sessions.

Items Used in this Training Session

Warm Up
10 minutes on the stair climber

A1) Seated Leg Curls

B1) Seated Single Leg, Leg Press
Worked up to a top set of 10; then performed one more work set per leg there

C1) Horizontal Hack Squat
Ascending/Descending Set, adding one plate per side, 5 reps per set
*For these I started with 2 plates per side, and did 5 reps. Then I would quickly add one plate, and do another 5 reps. I repeated this up to 5 plates, then back down, totally 25 reps. Brutal.*

D1) Leg Extensions
D2) Bulgarian Split Squats
3x12 per leg

E1) Single Leg RDL
2x15 per leg
*By the time I got here I was toast.*

F1) Hack Squat Calf Raises
4 sets of swole