Monday, July 28, 2014

Continuing on...

7-27-2014
LifeFitness cycle x 60 min
random level 8-10
5 min cool down

Today:

Prep - Foam roller, Brettzel, ASLR

24 kg Get-up x 1+1
arm bar + crooked arm bar + bridge at elbow and hand
24 kg Goblet squat x 1, 24 kg Alt swing x 10

28 kg Get-up x 1+1, goblet squat x 1, alt swing x 10
32 kg Get-up x 1+1, goblet squat x 1, alt swing x 10
36 kg Get-up x 1+1, goblet squat x 1, alt swing x 10

Squat
135 x 5
225 x 5
315 x 2 x 5 sets

Bending
yellow x 1, Blue x 1, Grade 5 x 1, Grade 8 x 2, Blue x 1
yellow x 1

going to be working in some bike and some swing sessions
feeling better but still recovering from overreaching

Saturday, July 26, 2014

Always learning...
Or
Step down before you fall down...


So I had a great week of training last week - improvements in squatting and bending but I knew by Friday that I was pushing a bit into my recovery ability.
On Monday I decided to squeeze in a workout...

Note to self:  If it has to be forced it might be best not to do it.

7/21/2014
Prep - ASLR and Brettzel
24 kg Get-up x 1+1 (+ armbar and crooked arm bar and bridge at the elbow and hand)
24 kg Goblet Sq x 1
24 kg Alt swing x 10

Squat -
135 x 5
225 x 5
315 x 2 x 5 sets

Bending -
60d x 2
Grade 5 bolt x 1
Grade 8 bolt x 1 and a partial
60d x 1

I knew after the first Grade 8 bolt that I had not fully recovered from bending on Thursday and I couldn't finish the second G8.
Squatting didn't feel bad but I "felt" 315 more than usual.

So the big lessons:
If it has to be forced it might not be a good time to do it.
Step down before you fall down - always have to walk the line between maintaining a training momentum and over-reaching.

Friday, July 18, 2014

More Bending and Squatting...

Prep - foam roller, ASLR (active leg lower), Brettzel

24 kg Get-up x 1+1 (+arm bar, crooked arm bar + bridge at elbow and hand)
24 kg Goblet squat x 1
24 kg Alt swing x 10

28 kg Get-up x 1+1 + Goblet squat x 1 + Alt swing x 10
32 kg Get-up x 1+1 + Goblet squat x 1 + Alt swing x 10
36 kg Get-up x 1+1 + Goblet squat x 1 + Alt swing x 10

Squat
135 x 5
245 x 5 x 5 sets

Bending and Coc #2.5 between sets of squats

Coc 2.5 x 5 attempts (may have been 6)

60d x 2
Grade 5 bolt x 1
Grade 8 bolt x 3
Grade 5 bolt x 1
60d x 3

Squats - nice and easy working on driving my traps into the bar to initiate the way up
Bending - Grade 8s were a nice step up/challenge from the G5 bolts
Third G8 was a battle
Coc 2.5 is getting closer with right hand (around a 1/16th" )

Monday, July 14, 2014

Squats and Grip = Chocolate and Peanut butter??

combo workout

Prep - foam roller
24 kg Get-up x 1+1 (arm bar + crooked arm bar + bridge at elbow and hand)

Squat
135 x 5
225 x 5
315 x 4 x 5 sets
225 x 5

Nail bending & gripper work - between sets of squats
Coc #2.5 x 8 attempts
60d x 2
Grade 5 bolt x 5
60d x 3

RPE on the Grade 5 bolts is down 2-3 pegs of effort and getting the crush much stronger
315 is feeling good

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