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Old 04-14-2009, 05:09 AM   #111
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I had to find a half deserted place on camp so no one would see me doing this stuff:

1-2-3 Jump 4 x 4 each leg

I have terrible coordination but I got it eventually

Rhythmic Jump Squat - 4x8
Broad Jump - 4x6
Low-Depth Box Jump - 4x5

This is so new and unatural feeling I am going to leave any comment for later in the cycle.

Then I did these for a measuring stick:

3X Max Pull-ups

10, 7, 5

3X Max Push-ups

50, 31, 30

Pulling is not ever where it should be. But given that I am about #35 pounds heavier than I was a year ago with more muscle and only 2 pulls away from my pr at that weight I would say I am stronger.
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Old 04-15-2009, 05:42 AM   #112
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Dead Lift 1x5 #305

Did this barefoot and with mix grip. Sue me. It came up pretty easy

15-12-9
#55 DB Swings
Push-ups
Sit-ups

This one osscilated between being not hard enough and being just right. Not sure. I'm kind of out of ideas on these short, heavy metcons. Input would be appreciated.


Run 800x3 (Rest 1:1)

The first one was good, the second one worse, the third one pretty bad. I always like sprinting 800's though.
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Old 04-17-2009, 05:10 AM   #113
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4 rounds-

400m run
10 burpee pull-ups

The pull-up bar was too low. I am going to start timing these to hold myself accountable.

MEX5 Back Squat #265

It's weird doing ME back squats for me. At least it was tonight.

MEX3 Push Jerk #155

My push jerk sucks. It was like a weird, fast push-press. I am not happy with this.
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Old 04-17-2009, 06:36 AM   #114
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That metcon looks really tempting. Going to have to try that one.

What is mex3?
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Old 04-17-2009, 07:26 PM   #115
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That metcon looks really tempting. Going to have to try that one.

What is mex3?
SSgt,

ME= Max effort. That was the best set of 5 I could muster up.

What about that metcon in an MTV? Of course with the SAPI plates inserted. At least that's how I'm going to do it next time.
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Old 04-18-2009, 05:06 AM   #116
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1-2-3 Jump 4 x 4 each leg
Rhythmic Jump Squat - 4x8
Broad Jump - 4x6
Low-Depth Box Jump - 4x5

Again, all of this still feels weird. It was much better this time, but again it wasn't after a heavy squat day. It was also a lot more exhausting then you would imagine.

Sprint 200m, 400m, 800m, walk the same distance to recover.

Nothing makes you feel like you've worked more than sprinting.

Good day.
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Old 04-20-2009, 04:54 AM   #117
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25 min sustained run

I gotta be honest. Gaining strength has a HUGE carry over to endurance. I weigh more now, run much less. Runs at a pretty good pace hurt but they don't kill me. The interesting time will be when I lean out and run more and I can really see my numbers.

5X5 Back Squat #255

I took off my shoes for these. Felt much better. I contracted my glutes and came up with some speed.

Windmills 3X5/side #50 DB

Tried to go up #5 from last week but I couldn't keep it overhead. I am going to do this weight on Thursday and then increase next Monday.

I'm eating paleo with cheese right now and most of my carbs being consumed PWO. This is doing the trick pretty fast to shed fat. Pretty cool.
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Old 04-21-2009, 05:12 AM   #118
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1-2-3 Jump 4 x 4 each leg
Rhythmic Jump Squat - 4x8
Broad Jump - 4x5
Low-Depth Box Jump - 4x5

Broad jump and depth jump take the most out of me. Still weird.

Superset:

5X5 Pull-ups
5X20 Push-ups

I'll add a set next week.

Pretty light day. Tomorrow won't be though.
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Old 04-22-2009, 03:48 PM   #119
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Power Clean and press up to 3RM(1 Clean, 3 Presses) #155


I was going to go for #165, but I didn't want to miss the presses. I am close to my goal of #175. I think I will get it soon.


Dead Llift 1x5 #320

I was worried during the warm ups because they weren't coming up easy. When I pulled this it was fine. My goal is #400 for 1. If i can't get it now I think I will in the next 8 weeks.



30-20-10 Push-ups
21-15-9 Sit-ups
15-12-9 Thrusters #95

#95 thrusters are are a joke now. I want to start marching through sets of thrusters, cleans, or jerks during metcons. I was not able to do all sets unbroken during this one.



Run 800x4 rest 1:1

Not bad. Rest tomorrow. Feel worn out but not bad.
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Old 04-24-2009, 05:41 PM   #120
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MEX5 Back Squat #285

I am going to go for #305 next time and cross that goal off of the list.

3X5 Windmills #50 DB

Going up to #55 next time

3 rounds-
400m run
20 ring body rows
20 ring dips

All of my rings dips were broken. Rows unbroken. I am trying to do more pulling to get my pull-up numbers up.
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