- 5 min row machine
- Straight-leg dead lifts, articulating back: 12@20kg, 12, 12@30kg, 12
- Dumbbell chest press, slow negative: 11@16kg (each side), 11, 10, 11 (3-min rests)
- Drop set of assisted pullups, neutral grip
Time: 42 minutes
Notes: I hurt my lower back last Friday; this was the first day it felt safe to return to the gym. The straight- leg dead lifts were scary to start, but everything seems to have gone OK.