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Tuesday, June 30, 2009

Deadlift: 350 x 5 x 5
BU Press: 32kg x a lot of singles
Press: 40kg x 1/1

Goblet Squats and bodyweight pullups as a finisher

3 hours of Jiu Jitsu in the evening so took the training easy.

Thursday, June 25, 2009

Bottom Up Press: 32kg x a lot of singles, some doubles
ABC Pullups x 5 sets

Muscle Up on rings x 5 x 3

Plate curls: 25 x 6/6 x 3

Muay Thai for 2 hrs.
Finished muay thai with tabata burpees.
10, 10, 10, 9, 9, 8, 8, 8. Shooting for 8 sets of 10 but that is going to be really tough.
Hoping to get outside to do some sled work and some heavy gs today.

Tuesday, June 23, 2009

2x 24kg Long Cycle:
5:00 @ 8rpm --new personal best for time
2:00 @ 10rpm

Rope climb x 5 no feet
plate curls 25lbs x 6/8 x 3

Hill Sprint: 75m x 15 trips (this sucked, and I was sucking wind)

Yesterday hit some light bottom up pressing with the 32kg for a lot of singles and doubles supersetted with mobility work; then went to BJJ for 2.5hrs. Going to rest today.

Saturday, June 20, 2009

Bottom up press tips

Also got some training in:
LCCJ: 2x24kgs 2min @12rpm x 3 sets

Litvinov Hill Sprints: double 28kg snatch x 8 followed by 75m hill sprint x 3 sets
finished with some extra hill sprints.

Friday, June 19, 2009

Mostly mobility and recovery, but got some real work in too...

Strict Muscle Up: 5 x 5

Sledge Levering and Plate curls
Long Cycle C+J: 2 x 24kg: 15/15/15 didn't have a timer working.

Burpee x 30 as fast as possible

Wednesday, June 17, 2009


A lot of things can come up on you all at once; my hip was killing me on sunday and the next day I felt sick as a dog--so no heavy weights for me. Foam rolled for a good half hour swam for a while and stretched. It's important that when things look grim, you look to do what you can; for me this is rehab/prehab and recovery work. So even though it's a huge bummer that I can't train--life goes on, and I'll work on what I can until I'm back ready to hit it hard again.

Saturday, June 13, 2009

Long Cycle w/ 28's
1 min of work @6rpm
1 min rest
repeated 15 times
This was a "skill" workout, not trying to get smoked.
Long cycle w/ 24's
3 min @ 8rpm
3 min @ 8rpm

Dan John inspired Clean + FS "progressive complex" (I came up with the name myself, genius, I know.
Done with double 24's without setting bells down. Ever.
1 Clean
1 Front Squat
2 Cleans
2 Front Squats
progressed up to 6 reps of each, this catches up with you quickly and surprised me at the difficulty.

Ran a few sprints earlier in the day: about 5 x 50m

Friday, June 12, 2009

KB juggling @ 24kg
Slick handle snatches w/ 24kg x 35/35 (grip was toasted)
Slick handle swing w/ 24kg x 40/40 (grip was even more toasted)
Played tennis and did some hill sprints.

Friday's plan is to do some light kb work and pistols;
BJJ @ noon, Muay Thai at 7pm.

I also did some long cycle with a couple of 20kgs for 6:00, longest set I've ever done for long cycle.

Wednesday, June 10, 2009

Been busy getting stuff together for my business move so I have had abbreviated sessions this week...
Deadlift: 405 x 1 x 20 (short rest, a lot of solid, easy pulls)
Hub Lift: 2x35lbs x 2 x 3
Jerk: 2x24kgs:
3:00 @ 12rpm
3:00 @ 8rpm
3:00 @ 10rpm
BJJ for 2 hours

24kg long cycle x 3:00/side
rest :30
24kg jerk x 3:00/side
rest :30
24kg clean x 3:00/side
Finished with some kb juggling, mostly figure 8's.

Wednesday (today):
Bottom Position Rack BP
185 x 5
205 x 2
225 x 1 x 2

KB Front Squat:
64kg x 8 x 2
80kg x 5 x 2

Rope Climb: 25' x 5 trips no feet
Muay Thai for 1.5hrs
Maintaining weight at 179 and don't feel too much weaker.

Sunday, June 7, 2009

Me and Valery Fedorenko.

Now a qualified AKC club coach. Learned a lot; felt great. Lots of interesting things to think about and drills to help me achieve some higher numbers and better times for my jerk sets (going to pick those up again with my new knowledge).
Valery was a great instructor and I'm glad I went through it. I was also lucky enough to meet Catherine Imes there as well who was an excellent instructor.

Thursday, June 4, 2009

Quick workout:
Bottom position rack BP:
185 x 5
205 x 3
215 x 1
225 x 1 x 2
KB Front Squat:
64kg x 8 x 3
88kg x 5 x 3

Clapping Pullup x 10 x 3
Med ball lateral throw x 8/8 x 3

Muay thai for 2 hrs
Finished Muay Thai with tabata burpees; hit 10 reps/set for the first few, finished with 9's. When I can hit 10's and still be explosive for all 8 rounds I will be strong and well conditioned.

Monday, June 1, 2009

365 x 5 x 3
385 x 5 x 1

One arm Barbell Military Press:
85 x 5/5 x 4 (last few reps turned into side press)

Keg Clean and Press x 6
Keg Zercher Squat x 6
Rest 1:00 and repeat for 10 rounds. 1:00 work 1:00 rest, finished early on some sets so took more rest. Biceps and shoulders are fried from holding the keg in zercher position and my body and legs are cooked. This is not fun with a 120lb keg. I do not recommend this circuit for anyone who isn't completely crazy.