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Bad thoughts during heavy squats
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Bad thoughts during heavy squats
I used to be a big fan of the squat. My personal best was 250 lbs.

As i started working around this weight, i started to get tunnel vision and that mild blur you'd get. Not a big deal, but at the bottom of the squat, i would get these nasty thoughts entering my head when before it would empty out all of my worries.

Thoughts like:

"This lift will kill you."
"This will be your last squat."
"You'll get injured."

Normally, i'm able to overcome negative thoughts like this but in the middle of a deep ass to grass squat my mental faculties are at their weakest.

I'm compensated by lower my weight which sucks. I haven't been able to get close to it again even when eating a caloric excess diet.

I don't experience this at all with deads, bench, or during the OHP. My deadlift weight is significantly higher than my squat weight too.

What gives? Should I keep powering through and hope for the best?
09-13-2016 02:37 AM
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