Rate Your Gym Effort Today

transcend2007

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When I was driving home today I was thinking about this topic and thought I would post it .. plus I am very interested to hear my brothers feedback here ...

How would you rate your gym effort today (or at your last workout) ... I am not actually meaning your intensity level in any one particular exercise - set - or even rep.

I mean sitting down afterwards ... how would you rate your workout effort on a 1 - 10 scale (10 being highest).

I would give myself a 7 today ... and I am thinking that is a good number for me. I missed a few months earlier this year .. and have been back at it for about 4 weeks.

My intention through the rest of this year is to be far more consistent that previous years (I am doing my best to channel Snake) ...

I am not going to the gym with the intention of lifting the most (for me) or taking most sets to failure (although a few do reach failure) ... I am intending to do excellent form and full range of motion .. while perform under (beneath) what I would call an all out effort.

What is effort rating and your strategy that best explains it?
 

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Today? Zero

Yesterday, probably only a 9. I could have done more back work but my 12 hour day at work made me lazy.
 

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My rotator is really bothering me to the point that the pain is radiating into my pec. 6 out of 10 effort, 8/10 soreness.
 

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6/19/2021, 3 of 10.

I totally feel you man ... not everyday is going to be a high number .. it is the fact we did not lose ground .. we still put in the work ... so the next work of perhaps one week or even 3 weeks from now will benefit even from those other earlier workouts that had a lower number.
 
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I felt great and busted ass today. 10.

I didn't do a ton of volume but I worked hard at what I did and progressed over last week. I also did some kickboxing on the heavy bag, and I'm trying to knock that fawker off the chain.
 

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Somedays are better than others,
Thts just the way it is,
Always training w good form,intensity and make every rep count!
No half assing anything!!!
 

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I'd rate my effort today at 70%. I could have pushed my conditioning a bit more but than again... My body needs it's active recovery week coming up next week. The accumulated fatigue has built up big time with my dieting and weight drop.
 

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I'm always very hard on myself for not working as hard as I feel I should. Then I remember I have 2 wedged disks, knee pain, elbow pain and a torn bursa in my hip, and you dont get that shit from being a pussy.
 

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Zero!!!!!!!!
 

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Definitely 10 this week...I may not be able to walk tomorrow
 

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Last couple of workouts have been subpar. Yesterday’s workout was a 3 and today’s was maybe a 5. I’ve been very lethargic this last week and not sure why. However that’s no excuse and I still showed up. I got my ass there regardless. There are always gonna be good days and bad days.
 

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3 for me from Thursday. Had no desire to push, or do anything. Didn't even want to go, but did. Something at least.
 

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A big fat goose egg for today. Yesterday was the same and if all goes as planned, tomorrow will be a sweep for the week.

If ya let me factor in diet, I'm in the negatives.
 

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I take steps everyday to give myself the best opportunity to be successful during my workout. Ie: I eat and eat well, I sleep, I try and keep my stresses under control, I don’t miss shots and I get my blood work done regularly.
my last workout was at 2am and it was deadlifts. I stewed since my last deadlift workout that I had more in the tank.
Yesterday I met a buddy for the workout and hit a solid 663 and missed 679 at the knees. I was pissed off. At the time, i felt my focus was off, my drive on and I could have taken more pain and finished the rep. After taking the time to
Review the video. I gave it better honest effort then I thought and I missed it because it was just to heavy and I wasn’t strong enough. Back to the drawing board and I gave my effort an 8/10.

Best to everyone towards your goals, whatever those goals may be.
 

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Zero lol spent the day getting brakes done spending time with my son and getting sun burned zero gym zero work shit felt great
 

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7 out of 10 for me today. Started slow, didn't feel great, pushed through and did feel good towards the end.
 

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I'm in the middle of a long run of really good workouts. I can't remember the last one where I was just going through the motions.

I did cut back to 4x per week, so maybe that's why they've all been really good.
 

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-10 for yesterday, didnt go and ate too much junk food ... never overdoing it like that again atleast while cutting.
 
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