Friday, May 29, 2015

Couple days of training... and a piece of research...

Ok - research first:

Looking forward to digging into this one.  A nice look at multiple factors it seems.


Prep - foam roll and GFM
24 kg Get-up x 1+1 x 2
32 kg Strength Aerobics x 20 min

Total time 31 minutes (foam roll thru the end)
Peak HR 171
Average HR during strength aerobics 142

Prep - foam roll and GFM
32 kg Get-up x 1+1 x 3

Alternating sets of
Double 24 kg Jerk x 6
20 kg Snatch 10+10
x 20 sets

Rest between sets
Jerk set > rest 1:30 > Snatch set > rest 1:15 >etc...
looking for 20-30 beat HR drop between sets

total time 46 min
5 min Get-ups
39 min Jerks and Snatches
2 min cool down
Max HR 166
Average HR 142

Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Go Outside...

Had the chance to take a break from a big yard project and get some training in outside yesterday

Prep - GFM based work
24 kg Windmill x 5+5

Double 24 kg LCC&J x 5 x 10 sets

24 kg Alternating snatch x 10 x 5 sets

Indian Clubs as Active recovery between sets of jerks

Alternating snatches are interesting - an alternating swing where you switch hands on the way up for a snatch.
Took a few reps to find the rhythm
Neat move

Thursday, May 21, 2015

Changes and changes...

As you can tell from the absence it has been a very busy time and I have made a pretty significant change in my work life to better my personal life.

I have left the Duquesne Club Health and Fitness Center where I was a full time employee from Oct. 2013 until May 15, 2015.  Between my work for FMS, StrongFirst and on-line clients the full time position at the DC was simply too much.  Missing too much time with my family and not allowing me to focus on my other three jobs.
Freeing up time for my family and myself will be the benefit!

With some time freed up I have been back on to some regular training

Prep - little foam roll and movement prep
24 kg Get-up x 1+1 x 3
24 kg Strength Aerobics x 16 min
Stationary Bike x 25 min

Average HR for KB work 136
Average HR for Bike 135-140

Prep - little foam roll and movement prep
24 kg Get-up x 1+1 x 3
24 kg Strength Aerobics x 16 min
1 min rest (30+ drop in HR)
24 kg 1 arm swing x 20 sec with 40 sec off x 10
Bike 10 min

Today - 5/21
Prep - little foam roll and movement prep
32 kg Get-up x 2+2 x 2 sets
Double 24 kg Long Cycle Clean and Jerk x 5 x 10 sets
LCCJ took about 30 sec rested 1:30
Double 24 kg FS x 5 x 5 sets
rested about a 1 or more between sets

I am using a WAHOO fitness HR monitor that links to my iPhone via Bluetooth.
Interesting to watch recovery and HR peaks etc...
Today's workout was a nice collection of peaks and recoveries.
Peak of 162
average 137
Could see the accumulating fatigue yet 20-30 beat drops between sets
controlling breathing during recovery is key

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