Return of son of heavy day.
Hamstring Curls: 80x4x8
Standing Ab Pulldowns: 100x10 110x2x10
I'm considering 315 to be my PR. As I've mentioned before, I got decently strong at squats a few years ago (interestingly, that was the only lift I was any good at), and hit 330 once. I think those reps were too high to really count, though, so 315 is my all-time best in a legal depth squat.
"Master of Puppets" came on the radio right after I loaded the bar with 315. There is no better song for getting pumped up. I intentionally waited for the massively heavy bridge section before I did the lift.
Trying to hit 225 on the bench was a mistake. It was just too big of a jump and I got buried on the bottom without the strength to reverse it. I always bench in the rack, and I recommend you do too. I guess I could count it as a heavy negative rep.
205 to 225 is a 10% jump, so I really just need a smaller increase. If I can triple 205, then I can probably do 5% more -- 215 -- so I'll try that next week. Then I'll get 225 on the increase after that. I would really like to bench 225, since I've always been the world's worst bencher, and that would be an actual respectable weight. I just need a few more weeks, and then I'll take it.
Two plates on each side! RAWK!