Becoming a tough old man

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Re: Becoming a tough old man

Post by tough old man » Wed Feb 24, 2010 3:56 pm

2-23-10
TRX Force Workout
Week 5 Workout 1
2.5 gripper for timed holds
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Re: Becoming a tough old man

Post by tough old man » Thu Feb 25, 2010 3:08 pm

2-25-10
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Week 5 Workout 2
Struggled a little but it was probably because I did this first thing in the morning. No warmup.
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Re: Becoming a tough old man

Post by Mickey O'neil » Thu Feb 25, 2010 5:39 pm

How are you liking this at week 5?

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Re: Becoming a tough old man

Post by tough old man » Thu Feb 25, 2010 8:06 pm

I like it alot and it keeps me on a 12 week routine to get through the winter which is when I usually loose focus.
Got a little extra on the "gunz" going on too. that doesnt hurt.
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Re: Becoming a tough old man

Post by tough old man » Sat Feb 27, 2010 8:43 pm

IGX Challenge 41 reps. I was shooting for at least 50.
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Re: Becoming a tough old man

Post by Holland Oates » Sat Feb 27, 2010 9:03 pm

tough old man wrote:. . . Got a little extra on the "gunz" going on too.
This. Since you inspired me to break out my rings for some STD training I have done more curls in the past month than I have in years.
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Re: Becoming a tough old man

Post by Mickey O'neil » Sat Feb 27, 2010 9:39 pm

tough old man wrote:IGX Challenge 41 reps. I was shooting for at least 50.
Nice work, t.o.m..

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Re: Becoming a tough old man

Post by tough old man » Sun Feb 28, 2010 8:36 pm

2-27-10
TRX week 5 Workout #3
Again with the killer thigh pump.
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Re: Becoming a tough old man

Post by tough old man » Mon Mar 01, 2010 8:32 pm

2-28-10
TRX week 5 workout 4

New heater got the basement to 84 degrees before the workout.
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Re: Becoming a tough old man

Post by tough old man » Wed Mar 03, 2010 3:39 pm

03-02-10
TRX Force Workout
Week 6 Workout 1

Set up the Squat rack for the next program that will start in May.
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Re: Becoming a tough old man

Post by T200 » Wed Mar 03, 2010 5:31 pm

tough old man wrote: New heater got the basement to 84 degrees before the workout.
Is that your desired training temp? That seems hot to me.

If you dig that then you are welcome to swing by the Sand Castle sometime in summer. Teh Guru will not run the AC given the option. Sickening. Takes me 2 hours to cool it down to reasonable.
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Re: Becoming a tough old man

Post by tough old man » Wed Mar 03, 2010 9:35 pm

No, I left it on all day and forgot about it. I keep it @65 so I can TRX shirtless in board shorts.
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Re: Becoming a tough old man

Post by Holland Oates » Thu Mar 04, 2010 12:46 am

T200 wrote:
tough old man wrote: New heater got the basement to 84 degrees before the workout.
Is that your desired training temp? That seems hot to me.

If you dig that then you are welcome to swing by the Sand Castle sometime in summer. Teh Guru will not run the AC given the option. Sickening. Takes me 2 hours to cool it down to reasonable.
Sounds like the boxing/MMA gym I pay dues too. No AC only a big ass fan and it's fucking brutal. But it takes acclimatizing to a whole new level.
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Re: Becoming a tough old man

Post by tough old man » Sat Mar 06, 2010 9:39 pm

3-04-10
TRX Force Workout Week 6 Workout 2

3-06-10
TRX Force Workout Week 6 Workout 3
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Re: Becoming a tough old man

Post by tough old man » Sun Mar 07, 2010 6:23 pm

Alright, I felt like shit last night and actualy skipped the workout. I am going to repeat week 6 workouts because I dont feel I was where I should be re: consistency and flow. One more week should do the trick.
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Re: Becoming a tough old man

Post by tough old man » Mon Mar 08, 2010 4:12 pm

03-07-10
TRX Force Workout Week 6 Repeat Workout 1
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Re: Becoming a tough old man

Post by tough old man » Wed Mar 17, 2010 5:57 pm

3-17-10
I forgot a few workouts but here is current
3-14-10
TRX Force Routine Week 7 Workout 1
Yes I took it with me to NYC. No I didnt do anything stupid like workout in Central Park. It was in my room.
I got a bad cold and didnt work out the rest of the trip.
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Re: Becoming a tough old man

Post by tough old man » Fri Mar 19, 2010 4:59 pm

3-18-10
TRX Force Workout Week 7 Workout 2.
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Re: Becoming a tough old man

Post by T200 » Fri Mar 19, 2010 5:19 pm

tough old man wrote:No I didnt do anything stupid like workout in Central Park.
Pussy.
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Re: Becoming a tough old man

Post by tough old man » Mon Mar 22, 2010 2:58 pm

3-20-10
TRX Force Workout Week 7 Workout 3
3-21-10
TRX Force Workout Week 7 Workout4

I am at the point that I am pulling out the stupid exercises and subbing with different kb/bb ones that are almost identical but give me a little more bang for the buck . Most notable the trx high back extension is basically a kb swing so I went to that with the 88.
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Re: Becoming a tough old man

Post by tough old man » Mon Mar 22, 2010 3:00 pm

tough old man wrote:
No I didnt do anything stupid like workout in Central Park.

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"Pussy."
Yeah probably.
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Re: Becoming a tough old man

Post by tough old man » Wed Mar 24, 2010 10:44 pm

3-23-10
Built a monster swing set.
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Re: Becoming a tough old man

Post by tough old man » Fri Mar 26, 2010 4:19 pm

3-25-10
All right , its warm enough to move the gym outside so last night I skipped the start of week 9 and went to some traditional barbell work to see where I am at.

Front Squats. Stayed light but it felt heavy @225 1,2,3 ladders X 3.
Sandbag (85 lbs) lunges 7L/7R x3 felt easy but I have been doing a ton of lunges on the force routine
kb swings 36kg bell 2 sets of 15. Not bad at all.
then did the TRX core workout as a finisher.

Overall I think I lost a little 1RM strength but gained endurance. No change in bodyweight, a little arm and thigh size.

I will test upper body stuff next.
The TRX does stand out as a midsection training device and I enjoy using it. For deployed fitness I think it has its place, same for older or new trainees
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Re: Becoming a tough old man

Post by tough old man » Mon Mar 29, 2010 6:03 pm

3-28-10
Frontsquat Ladders
Sandbag walking lunges (85 lb bag)
TRX sprinters lunges
TRX explosive squat leaps (stupid)
Swings w/36kg bell
TRX ab stuff
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Re: Becoming a tough old man

Post by tough old man » Sun Apr 11, 2010 12:28 pm

4-10-10
Front squats - warmup
255 X 1,2,1,2,1,2,1,2,1,2,
Military BB Press
135 X 5 X 5
100 swings w/24kg bell
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