Becoming a tough old man

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Becoming a tough old man

Post by tough old man » Sun Sep 20, 2009 6:49 pm

9-19-09
In preparation for for turning 45+ a few I wanted to give a log another shot.

Fat bar (2 3/8") front squats
135x3
185x3
205x3
225x3x3

2x24kg press ladders
(2-3-5-10) X 3

1/2" x 24" CRS bar bent to 90
Isos on Kerchart Triunph #3
Killed a SCF lite rim #3

Tabata sledgehammer on stump
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Post by Mickey O'neil » Sun Sep 20, 2009 6:59 pm

Nice work, t.o.m.. I hope you can keep up with the log as I would love to follow your training. Good stuff.

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Post by tough old man » Mon Sep 21, 2009 2:21 pm

9-20
Golf - no workout.
6 holes in the rain still was only 2 over par.
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Post by tough old man » Wed Sep 23, 2009 3:20 pm

9-22-09
2-32kg bells long cycle EDT
3 reps top of each minute - 10 minutes
This was pretty easy
4 minutes snatching the 24 kg
5l/r X 5 sets high pulls with 28 kg bell
switched to these because it was raining
200 yards farmers walks with 32's
8.5mm X7" crs bar bent in @ 4 minutes double overhand
Isos on the horseshoe.

easy workout tonight.
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Post by tough old man » Fri Sep 25, 2009 3:25 pm

09/24/09
Short on time last night:
DL - worked up to 320 for easy reps. At about 70% 1RM. (out of plates in the basement)
RDL - 135lbs 3sets of 8 again easy
2" V-bar lifts 175 l/r for reps
40kg swings
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Post by tough old man » Sun Sep 27, 2009 5:25 pm

9-26-09
Unexpected free day to workout. Thought I'd do a little extra pressing with variations.

Push presses 40kg bell
5 sets of 5L/R

Viking Push Presses 2x32kg bells
3 sets of 8 reps

Farmers walks with 2x32s
sledge pounding on the stump 16lber x 2 sets, 8lber x1 long set
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Post by tough old man » Mon Sep 28, 2009 2:19 pm

9-27-09
Front squats w/fat bar
triples and doubles to 250
singles to 275lbs I think its a PR for me.

Sandbag (90lb)lunges and jumps
A whole bunch of them

16lb sledge work on the stump

32kg swings 3 sets of 10.
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Post by DPR » Tue Sep 29, 2009 1:40 am

The weights you are using with the front squats are no joke. Very impressive.

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Post by Mickey O'neil » Tue Sep 29, 2009 1:46 am

Congrats on the pr, tough old man! Reminds me of how much strength I have lost. Back when I had access to a rack and was concentrating on FSq I pr'd at 265. I don't believe I could do anywhere close to that now.

Nice work! Hank better watch out!

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Post by tough old man » Wed Sep 30, 2009 4:16 pm

9-29-09
Fat bar front squats
worked up to 225 5 sets of 3 reps

Viking presses 2x32's
4 sets of 8

DARC swings with a clean on each side
5 sets of 10l/r

Had a workout guest last night and nothing went as planned
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Post by tough old man » Fri Oct 02, 2009 3:53 pm

10-01-09
1Arm long cycle 32kg @ 5 minutes switching every 5 reps

Stiff leg deads 225lbs 3 sets of 8

Krok rows 3 sets 8 reps l/r

clean practice 135lbs worked on elbows high and catching the bar properly.
Didnt get one right.

My wifes cousin (he is 17) has started working out with me and its become a huge distraction for my workouts.
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Post by Dazed » Fri Oct 02, 2009 5:45 pm

Good luck with your new training partner. Ideally he's a shut up and do what he does type of kid, but I don't think you're that lucky. You could always run him into the ground and scare him away :megapissed:
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Re: Becoming a tough old man

Post by tough old man » Fri Oct 02, 2009 7:53 pm

Good luck with your new training partner
I'm gonna kill him probably.
You could always run him into the ground and scare him away
Not allowed to according to the wife ](*,)
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Re: Becoming a tough old man

Post by T200 » Sun Oct 04, 2009 1:33 am

Is he a Rockford boy or imported from elsewhere?
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Post by Dunn » Sun Oct 04, 2009 1:59 am

Introduce him to @fit and send him on his way.

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Post by tough old man » Sun Oct 04, 2009 5:09 pm

T200 - Rockford born and raised at Rockford Christian Academy...lucky me.

Dunn, I'd hate to send anyone to @fit, even family. I just sent him 5/3/1 and we will see.
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Re: Becoming a tough old man

Post by tough old man » Mon Oct 05, 2009 4:15 pm

10-4-09
Front squats - worked up to 3x3 @235 should break 300 this month
Sandbag (100lb) lunges 6 reps L/R x 2 sets
Sandbag walking lunges Driveway twice
Military presses 2x24 x 2 sets
USA pushups

So it looks like the "official workout" is
Sunday - squats + leg stuff+ light MP
Tuesday - Mp heavy + metcon
Thursday - Some version of deads + accessory stuff + Medium presses

Saturday is a free workout if it opens up once in a while
Bending something on each day also
Probably horseshoes for the Texas Horseshoe list
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Post by Mickey O'neil » Mon Oct 05, 2009 10:56 pm

USA pushups?

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Post by tough old man » Tue Oct 06, 2009 12:03 am

Sorry man U.S.A. apparatus from bodyweightculture.com

http://www.bwculture.net/
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Post by Mickey O'neil » Tue Oct 06, 2009 12:47 am

tough old man wrote:Sorry man U.S.A. apparatus from bodyweightculture.com

http://www.bwculture.net/
Oh yeah, I'm on their email list and have seen that before. Pretty good piece of equipment?

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Post by tough old man » Tue Oct 06, 2009 1:52 pm

Just easier to use than rings. No adjustments and you can use them anywhere.
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Post by T200 » Tue Oct 06, 2009 6:02 pm

Renholder wrote: Oh yeah, I'm on their email list and have seen that before. Pretty good piece of equipment?
I have one, it is decent.

That said, two people over 220lbs have told me they broke one. So if you're big there is no reason to buy it.
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Post by tough old man » Wed Oct 07, 2009 3:05 pm

10-6-09
Very short on time
2 X 24kg Dan John press ladders
2-3-5-10 x 4 times through
lots of swings
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Post by tough old man » Fri Oct 09, 2009 3:23 pm

10-8-09
Shaftastic Jerk Progressions with the 32's
Buy the book.
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Re: Becoming a tough old man

Post by tough old man » Mon Oct 12, 2009 10:30 pm

10-10-09
The Shaftastic routine.

10-11-09
Caught H1N1 feel bad.
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