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Old 06-04-2008, 02:36 PM   #21
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Brandon,
Good to see you posting here!
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Old 06-04-2008, 03:18 PM   #22
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When you go medium intensity, do you up the volume? And, did you feel that the front lever progressions, squats, etc. provided enough abdominal training? I saw that you included one day of L-sits and some KB windmills.
Not really, but you could. The intensity schedule is based on Rip's Practical Programming. I go heavy when possible.

Every exercise in the program requires and builds an iron trunk. I don't do anything extra other than the occasional overhead KB situps or GHDs in my metcons.
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Old 06-04-2008, 03:33 PM   #23
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Brandon,
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Yes, welcome. This is a good forum for you.
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Old 06-04-2008, 04:18 PM   #24
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This is some solid stuff Gant. I 2nd or third the vote for an article.
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Old 06-04-2008, 07:09 PM   #25
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Yes, welcome. This is a good forum for you.
Actually, I'm surprised he didn't join us earlier.

Brandon, I always find your questions on the CF board poignant (even if only rhetorical) and your answers well-thought out, which will be appreciated here greatly.
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Old 06-04-2008, 10:43 PM   #26
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Would you do any warm-up sets? Or would you say for the snatches start low and work up to a set or two of heavy singles?

What about the slow lifts? Rippetoe style warm-up sets to the working sets across?
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Old 06-05-2008, 06:59 AM   #27
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I guess my thought process was, "Do I really need another forum?"

I'll share my experiences with my program once it's gotten a little further; it's based on longer cycles than you two's so it'll take a while longer to really judge its effectiveness.
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Brandon, this place is different. It's not a CF forum, but there are a lot of people that utilize CF or some other GPP.

Troy, I do some shoulder mobility stuff, shoulder dislocates, and mess around on the rings. I do Burgener warmups on OLY lift days. I also start with an empty bar, without fail, every time.
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Old 06-05-2008, 11:07 AM   #29
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back to the bike--how often do you ride? how long?

I'm wondering how much the riding figures into into your fitness. The WOD-centric crowd doesn't have much time for longer duration activities--lots of frightening talk of catabolic horrors.
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back to the bike--how often do you ride? how long?

I'm wondering how much the riding figures into into your fitness. The WOD-centric crowd doesn't have much time for longer duration activities--lots of frightening talk of catabolic horrors.
lol, catabolic is overblown.

Everyday stress and worrying is a more potent at inducing a catabolic state than like jogging or biking for an hour.
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