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Old 01-12-2008, 03:36 PM   #51
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Tweaked the right glute yesterday. Very sore. Did power versions of the OLY lifts today.

1) power snatch-- up to heavy single
40, 50, 60, 65, 70, 75, 80x, 80x, 80x, 80x

2) power clean & jerk-- up to heavy single
40, 70, 90, 95, 100x

3) push jerk-- up to heavy single
40x3, 60x3, 80, 90

4) TGU
24kg x 3 x 1 each side

This is the end of a pretty good week.
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Old 01-14-2008, 01:20 PM   #52
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Started Diane. After reeling off 21 DLs, I attempted HSPU and...nothing. I didn't warm up shoulders at all, which can be ugly for me. So I finished DL.

Deadlifts
225 x 21
308 x 3
352 x 3
374 x 1


Calves are still sore from Friday's jump rope workout, hips are still hurting from Saturday's excessive snatching beyond my ability, and my liver is still hurting from what I did to myself after the Cowboys lost.
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Old 01-14-2008, 09:40 PM   #53
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PM: Judo/JJ

Progressive pullups, dead hang +25 lbs.
10 rounds
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Old 01-15-2008, 02:10 PM   #54
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1) Filthy Fifty
28:18
PR by a lot!

2) Muscle-ups
3x5 sets
Consecutive triples
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Old 01-15-2008, 06:13 PM   #55
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So are you pretty much following the CF WOD now with some mods? What are your general goals? What are your ending thoughts and opinion of Oly-lifting?
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Old 01-16-2008, 08:20 AM   #56
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Troy, first of all, I have no ending thoughts on Olympic lifting as I have just begun the pursuit.

This week's training was a little different because I blasted myself so bad on Saturday (1 snatch max and 4 attempts over 100%). The jump rope last week probably didn't help, either. Whatever it was, I couldn't move laterally without my hips screaming at me. The only thing I could do in Judo was choke people and help with drills. I did the Fifty yesterday because none of the movements are that stressful.

I posted some of my plans in post #49. Basically, I started Judo/Jiujutsu again. My shoulders, elbows, and knees cannot take the stress of 5-days a week of OLY on top of grappling. If I scale down to 2-3 OLY workouts a week, I'll be fine.

Bottom line, I love doing both, and both have their place in my training program. I can handle the volume of OLY+CF without a problem; I just can't handle the stress on my joints. We'll see where it goes from here.
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Old 01-16-2008, 01:55 PM   #57
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Feeling the Fifty from yesterday.

1) snatch balance + 2 OHS
40 kg x 5 sets
OHS is my worst exercise. It's the main reason I power snatch (the other reason being that I have no balls). I'm going to start light, bury each rep, and try linear progression until it stops.

2) split jerks, 50% x 3 x 3, light, practice form
50 kg

3) split jerks, singles up to 90%
50, 60, 70, 77.5, 90

4) back squats, A2A, 3 x 3
100, 105, 105
Same as above. I was squatting 350# for triples last summer, so this is unacceptable. I'm going to squat every week and see where linear progression takes me.

5) 5K row
24:12
I think this is a PR even though it still kinda sucks.
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Old 01-17-2008, 02:20 PM   #58
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w/u + front lever practice

"Lynne"

5 rds of max BW BP and max pullups
18/32
15/30
10/24
9/22
8/23

191

This has become one of the top 3 most painful workouts.
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Old 01-21-2008, 03:10 PM   #59
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(Saturday)

Tabata before leaving town

pushups
21, 15, 11, 10, 10, 10
Very painful after "Lynne."

situps
13, 12, 10, 10, 8, 8

squats
20, 16, 14, 14, 14, 15
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Old 01-21-2008, 03:16 PM   #60
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1) tall snatch + hang power snatch, 1+1x5
45 kg
First time to do tall snatch. Kept the weight light but still felt like I used some hip.

2) deadlift + box jumps, 3 sets of 2 deadlifts followed by 3 box jumps
334 kg, 37.5" box

3) short "Nancy"
3 rounds of:
*15 OHS @ 95#
*500m row
15:17
Had to abbreviate the workout. Subbed rows for runs, so time was even worse.
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