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by Marcus
Mon Oct 11, 2010 11:22 pm
Forum: Training Journals
Topic: Training Journal pt 2
Replies: 112
Views: 27383

Re: Training Journal pt 2

Thought this was a nice pic of Green Hill, hard to beat that view.
by Marcus
Mon Oct 11, 2010 10:42 pm
Forum: Training Journals
Topic: Training Journal pt 2
Replies: 112
Views: 27383

Re: Training Journal pt 2

10/11/10 Monday Snatch (hang) 120,120,140,140 6 reps Squats 220,220,260,260 6 reps Jump Shrug 220lbs 4 sets 6 reps Chins BW 3 sets 8 reps Glute Ham Raise 3 sets 5 reps Good Morning 180lbs 3 sets 5 reps Abs Leg Raise-pike 6 reps Leg Raise-tuck 6 reps Farmers Walk Pair of 70lb kbs = 5 mins Been too lo...
by Marcus
Fri Oct 08, 2010 8:46 pm
Forum: Training Journals
Topic: Training Journal pt 2
Replies: 112
Views: 27383

Re: Training Journal pt 2

10/5/10 Tuesday Bench Press 200lbs 4 sets 6 reps Incline Press 50lb db's 4 sets 6 reps Military Press 40lb db's 4 sets 6 reps Rope Pulls red band 3 sets 12 reps Cuban Press red band 3 sets 12 reps Plate Raises 50lb plate 3 sets 12 reps Ab Circuit x 2 10/7/10 Thursday Clean 120lbs 4 sets 6 reps Lunge...
by Marcus
Fri Oct 08, 2010 8:35 pm
Forum: Training Journals
Topic: Training Journal pt 2
Replies: 112
Views: 27383

Re: Training Journal pt 2

10/02/10 Saturday Radford Highland Games - No PR's, great time and always learn something new. 10/4/10 Monday No kb's this week. Will back off then start back with from the 52 and work to the 88 Snatch 120lbs 4 sets 6 reps Squats 225lbs 4 sets 6 reps Snatch Pull 160lbs 4 sets 6 reps Chins BW 3 sets ...
by Marcus
Thu Sep 30, 2010 4:57 pm
Forum: Training Journals
Topic: Training Journal pt 2
Replies: 112
Views: 27383

Re: Training Journal pt 2

9/29/10 Wednesday Some light throwing to stay in the groove Sheaf x 10 trying some new tweaks LWFD x 3 9/30/10 Thursday Fairly light training just to stay loose for this Sat games KB Work=70lbs 2 hand swings 2 sets 15 reps Cleans 2 sets 5 reps 1 hand swings 15 reps Snatch (hang) 100lbs 2 sets 6 reps...
by Marcus
Wed Sep 29, 2010 2:54 pm
Forum: Training Journals
Topic: Training Journal pt 2
Replies: 112
Views: 27383

Re: Training Journal pt 2

9/25/10 Green Hill Highland Games Great weather - Not sure of overall placement and all exact distances, will update when scores are posted. Set some new PR's in stone and 56 WFD for sure. Sheaf needs lots more drilling. Attempted 12' 6" in WOB but didn't get it...this time. Feeling good going into ...
by Marcus
Wed Sep 29, 2010 2:37 pm
Forum: Training Journals
Topic: My quest for strength
Replies: 333
Views: 52432

Re: My quest for strength

Great job with the games, had a great time!
by Marcus
Thu Sep 23, 2010 4:06 pm
Forum: Training Journals
Topic: FriedQuads Reloaded
Replies: 262
Views: 42872

Re: FriedQuads Reloaded

A'ite. For a little more rehab work get some big ass rubber bands and put them around your fingers and work on opening your hand under tension. http://www.marcandangel.com/images/rubber-band-finger.jpg The stress ball was magic mana for me when I was using the hook grip all the time. I'd palm it wa...
by Marcus
Thu Sep 23, 2010 3:41 pm
Forum: Training Journals
Topic: Training Journal pt 2
Replies: 112
Views: 27383

Re: Training Journal pt 2

9/23/10 Thursday

Some light stuff today, winding down for Sat

KB Work=70lbs
2 hand swings 2 sets 15 reps
Cleans 2 sets 5 reps
1 hand swings 15 reps

Bent Row 50lb kbs 4 sets 8 reps

Me hungry, must go grill flesh of cow and deer
by Marcus
Thu Sep 23, 2010 1:51 pm
Forum: Training Journals
Topic: Training Journal pt 2
Replies: 112
Views: 27383

Re: Training Journal pt 2

Yeah, feeling good and no injuries. Looking forward to it, see you there.
by Marcus
Wed Sep 22, 2010 4:31 pm
Forum: Training Journals
Topic: Training Journal pt 2
Replies: 112
Views: 27383

Re: Training Journal pt 2

9/21/10 Tuesday KB Work=70lbs 2 hand swings 10 reps DB Bench Press 50lbs 6 sets 4 reps Push Jerk 120lbs 6 sets 4 reps Side Press 10lbs 3 sets 12 reps Rope Pulls Mini Bands 3 sets 12 reps Cuban Press Mini Bands 3 sets 12 reps Plate Raises 20lbs 3 sets 7 reps Ab Circuit x 2 9/22/10 Wednesday WD-40 Thr...
by Marcus
Tue Sep 21, 2010 4:10 pm
Forum: Training Journals
Topic: Training Journal pt 2
Replies: 112
Views: 27383

Re: Training Journal pt 2

9/20/10 Monday Green Hill Highland Games this weekend and Radford Games next weekend, will adjust training and taper as needed Everything done with 20lb vest Kbell Work=70lbs 2 hand swings 2 sets 15 reps Snatch 2 sets 5 reps 1 hand Swings 15 reps Power Clean 140lbs 4 sets 6 reps Squats 180lbs 4 sets...
by Marcus
Tue Sep 21, 2010 4:04 pm
Forum: Training Journals
Topic: Training Journal pt 2
Replies: 112
Views: 27383

Re: Training Journal pt 2

9/16/10 Thursday Kbell Work=70lb bell 2 hand swings 15 reps Cleans 5 reps 1 hand swings 15 reps All the below done with 20lb vest Power Clean+Front Squat 140lbs 5 sets 6 reps Split Jumps 5 sets 6 reps Bent Row 180lbs 4 sets 8 reps Glute Ham Raise 4 sets 5 reps Wheelbarrow Walk 100lbs 6 mins no rest ...
by Marcus
Mon Sep 20, 2010 5:54 pm
Forum: Training Journals
Topic: Training Journal pt 2
Replies: 112
Views: 27383

Re: Training Journal pt 2

9/14/10 Tuesday Kb Work=70lb bell 2 hand swings 10 reps Bench Press 160lbs 4 sets 6 reps Incline Press 50lb dbells 4 sets 6 reps Military Press (heels together) 40lb dbells 4 sets 6 reps Side Press 25lb dbell 2 sets 12 reps Rope Pull Mini Band 3 sets 12 reps Cuban Press Mini Band 3 sets 12 reps Plat...
by Marcus
Mon Sep 20, 2010 2:08 pm
Forum: Training Journals
Topic: Training Journal pt 2
Replies: 112
Views: 27383

Re: Training Journal pt 2

9/13/10 Monday BW=192lbs New program - 4 day split All the below done with 20lb X-vest except ab work Kbell Work=70lbs 2 hand swings 2 sets 15 reps Snatch 5 reps 1 hand swings 15 reps Snatch (hang) 120lbs 4 sets 6 reps Squats 180lbs 4 sets 6 reps Jump Shrug 220lbs 4 sets 6 reps Chins 3 sets 8,6,5 re...
by Marcus
Mon Sep 20, 2010 1:46 pm
Forum: Training Journals
Topic: Training Journal pt 2
Replies: 112
Views: 27383

Re: Training Journal pt 2

WTF!?! IGX is now blocked at work, so I'll have to get the manual out and learn how to use the PC at home...

9/11/10
Throwing
22lb hammer - 5 x 5
20lb sheaf x 15
45lb WFD x 5
45lb WOB x 5
56lb WFD x 5
56lb WOB x 3
by Marcus
Wed Sep 08, 2010 12:33 pm
Forum: Training Journals
Topic: Training Journal pt 2
Replies: 112
Views: 27383

Re: Training Journal pt 2

9/07/10 Tuesday Throwing 22lb Hammer 3 sets 5 swings 45lb wfd x 3 Going to start a new program, probably Monday. Will have to test max to determine proper % to use. Will be a 4 day upper/lower body split with some kbell and weighted GPP work as bookends. To get the rust and sand out the joints did p...
by Marcus
Mon Sep 06, 2010 5:49 pm
Forum: Training Journals
Topic: Training Journal pt 2
Replies: 112
Views: 27383

Re: Training Journal pt 2

9/02/10 Thursday Challenge Circuit (Bodybuilder Killa) 1 set w/80lbs Barbell, (from Martin Rooney) 10 Chins 10 Dips 10 Curls 10 Military Presses 10 High Pulls Did Two Sets 1st=1:30 2nd=1:40 22lb Hammer Swings 5 x 5 swings 9/03/10 - 9/05/10 Spent a few days in Myrtle Beach doing a lot of nothing.
by Marcus
Wed Sep 01, 2010 5:19 pm
Forum: Training Journals
Topic: Training Journal pt 2
Replies: 112
Views: 27383

Re: Training Journal pt 2

9/01/10 Wednesday Love/Hate this one Circuit A Split Jerk 110lb sandbag 6 reps (tough, hard to get a handhold) Split Jumps 4 reps Spider Lunge 10 yards Kips (not reallly) 6 reps ^ Repeat Circuit 4 times - 60 sec rest between sets Circuit B Barbell Squats 220lbs 6 reps Split Jump 6 reps ^ Repeat Circ...
by Marcus
Tue Aug 31, 2010 4:36 pm
Forum: Training Journals
Topic: Training Journal pt 2
Replies: 112
Views: 27383

Re: Training Journal pt 2

8/31/10 Tuesday Throwing Practice 22lb Hammer 5 sets of 5 rotations 45lb WFD x 5 56lb WFD x 3 Stacked One Arm KB Swing w/ 2 35's 1 set 5 reps per side Challenge Circuit - Full Body using pair of 35lb kbells Goal=100 reps in 100 secs (from Martin Rooney) Push Ups x 20 Stiff-Leg Deadlift x 20 Military...
by Marcus
Tue Aug 31, 2010 12:17 am
Forum: Training Journals
Topic: My quest for strength
Replies: 333
Views: 52432

Re: My quest for strength

Billy wrote: 8/29/10
threw with gripjunky
56wfd approx 8-10 throws
28wfd approx 8-10 throws
2.2kg discus 5-8 throws

not bad, lots of cobwebs in the technique, haven't thrown since april.
I have a hard time getting out and throwing unless I know I have a game coming up.
by Marcus
Mon Aug 30, 2010 6:03 pm
Forum: Training Journals
Topic: Training Journal pt 2
Replies: 112
Views: 27383

Re: Training Journal pt 2

8/29/10 Sunday Decided to load up the sandbag some more. Weighed it before and turns out it was 82lbs instead of 70. Who knew sand gets heavier when wet. #-o Loaded it up to 110lbs, lunges will be fun now! 8/30/10 Monday Circuit A Snatch 70lb kbell 4 reps Split Jump 4 reps Tire Flip 4 reps Split Jum...
by Marcus
Fri Aug 27, 2010 11:26 pm
Forum: Training Journals
Topic: Training Journal pt 2
Replies: 112
Views: 27383

Re: Training Journal pt 2

8/27/10 Friday Had to do this one in the evening due to work, hard to get motivated. Circuit A Tire Flip 6 reps Bear Crawl 10 yards Split Jumps 6 reps Spider Lunge 10 yards ^ Repeat Circuit 4 times - 60 sec rest between sets Off to the park... Circuit B Box Jump 32" 6 reps(to top of picnic table) De...
by Marcus
Thu Aug 26, 2010 8:13 pm
Forum: Training Journals
Topic: Training Journal pt 2
Replies: 112
Views: 27383

Re: Training Journal pt 2

8/26/10 Thursday

Some light throwing

45lb wfd x 5
22lb hammer swings 5 x 3

Tried the stacked KB press I read about in Mahler's journal with 2 35's in one hand, me like a lot!
Only done a couple just to test drive it.
by Marcus
Wed Aug 25, 2010 11:30 pm
Forum: Training Journals
Topic: Training Journal pt 2
Replies: 112
Views: 27383

Re: Training Journal pt 2

8/25/10 Wednesday BW = 191lbs I have cut out most carbs after 3 p.m. and managed to maintain weight and my conditioning is the best it has been in a long time. No energy crashes at work during the night either! After 20+ years of training I might be starting to get the hang of this! Circuit A Split ...