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General Powerlifting => Universal Topics => Topic started by: james_west on July 13, 2018, 05:02:03 PM

Title: Doms from squats
Post by: james_west on July 13, 2018, 05:02:03 PM
Hi guys.

I get really severe DOMS from the squat sessions. To the point where I can't train them again for 4-5 days.

Could I run the first prep cycle but do half the number of sets. Then repeat it and add one more set each time I do the cycle until I do it in full?

At the moment I am just so sore it's stopping me training again for 4-5 days.

What do you guys think?

Thanks

James
Title: Re: Doms from squats
Post by: T2S on July 17, 2018, 08:44:17 PM
Afternoon James,

it's normal to have soreness after workouts for a few days, but if it's to the point where you cannot train
again for 4-5 days, that sounds like you have gone into this program directly from a program where
your intensity and or volume was likely much lower. if this has been consistent i would suggest that
you consider running another Sheiko program with less volume. What is your total and weight class?
Also make sure you are attending to your recovery with enough food and sleep.

Phil
Title: Re: Doms from squats
Post by: RussianBear on July 19, 2018, 09:29:10 AM
Is this your first time doing sheiko?
Title: Re: Doms from squats
Post by: james_west on August 08, 2018, 05:00:34 PM
Hi guys sorry I missed your replies.
Thanks for taking the time.

My all time best total is 512.5kg
But right now it's probably more like 400kg.
We had a babya couple of years ago and whilst I was still training, certainly not with the same intensity/effort.

I have also recently moved to a more quad based squat as I kept getting adductor problems from my previous stance.

Yeah this is my first proper go at Sheiko. Since putting in my recent numbers the app has suggested the intermediate medium load cycle.

Any suggestions?

Thanks again

James
Title: Re: Doms from squats
Post by: Zacheryah on August 13, 2018, 10:51:18 AM
DOMS on squats normally is part of the adaptation process. I repeat the adaptation(1) a few times for example, while seeing how you can improve recovery.

I'd strongly suggest foamrolling the painfull muscles to greatly improve doms recovery
Title: Re: Doms from squats
Post by: james_west on August 19, 2018, 03:29:34 PM
Hi Zacheryah

Thanks for the advice I really appreciate it. Yep hopefully I will adapt after a few cycles.

Thanks again

James