4/13 lift power clean 2x225 deadlift 2x395 plus dips +55lbs and 21's with 95lbs
I was worried about locking up my back again, like I did last week. My knee is still swollen but it's gone down considerably and I'm planning to run again tomorrow. I figured skipping my Tuesday run would give the back and knee a bit more time to rest, plus I ran out of time trying to mow the lawn anyways.
Power cleans went better than they have in weeks. Lately it seems I will always miss the first rep on my heaviest set of power cleans, almost like my body wants to do a run through at half speed, but this is after I've already done 2-4 working sets! Today, I nailed both reps on the first try. My form wasn't perfect and I wouldn't say they felt strong, but I would say they felt better than 4 weeks ago.
Deadlifts felt heavy, but they went off without any problems. My back feels like it's still getting better, so I don't think I slowed things down too much by adding 5lbs. I've got the USMC Mud Run on Saturday, which means 4.5 hours in a car each way to make a 9:20AM start time. The run doesn't concern me, it's what 9 hours in the backseat of a car is going to do to my back that has me worried.