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April 2013 Blog Posts (40)

Training Blog: 04/13/2013

SUPER tired from previous night's ladder sets . . .



Made it out to Idaho Kettlebells for the first time in FOREVER, but only got in:



One 4-minute set of Strong Sport Long Cycle -- 2 minutes L/2 minutes R, 8 reps per minute pacing

2 sets of 5 double front squats with double 40kg bells

That's all, folks. I was too fatigued to get anything else in.

Today's routine: Long Cycle and Double Front Squats

Today's location: Idaho…

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Added by J. Stanton on April 13, 2013 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Training Blog: 04/12/2013

Ladder:
Min 1 - 1 Press L/1 Press R

Min 2 - 15 Swings

Min 3 - 2 Presses L/2 Presses R

Min 4 - 15 Swings

Min 5 - 3 Presses L/3 Presses R

Min 6 - 15 Swings

Today's routine: 8 full ladders, no rest, all with a 40kg

Today's location: A2O Fitness parking lot

Today's soundtrack: God Forbid's IV: Constitution of Treason 

Today's motivation: Crushing the dreams of CrossFitters across the street.

Added by J. Stanton on April 13, 2013 at 12:30am — No Comments

TRAINING/NUTRITION BLOG: 04/11/13

TRAINING:

5PM-

16 TAEKWON-DO HYUNGS

645PM-

A FEW EASY HEX-BAR DEADLIFTS, UP TO 495# (These felt easy, but this was as many plates as I could stack on the bar).

NUTRITION:

7am-

250mg caffeine/green tea extract blend

Korean ginseng

745am-

1 tbsp coconut oil

about 4oz of smoked wild salmon smeared with cream cheese

handful of raw almonds

cod liver oil

5000iu vitamin…

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Added by Jim B on April 11, 2013 at 11:01pm — No Comments

4/11

Warm up:

10 min 20" box step ups with 45# vest

1) Work up to 1RM push press.  135x5/ 145x5/ 155x5/ 165x5/ 175x5/ 185x5/ 195x3/ 200x1

previous 1RM was 165#

2) 3x push press @ 75% 1RM (150#) every 40sec. for 10 RDS

3) 5RDS

5x Mr. Spectacular @ 2x35#

5x (ea) Sandbag 1/2 moons @ 80#

10x (ea) Russian twists @ 25# MB

4) 3RDS

6x sand bag squat @ 80# then carry 30m

3x sand bag get ups (ea…

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Added by Hugh Rae on April 11, 2013 at 6:57pm — No Comments

TRAINING/NUTRITION BLOG: 04/10/13

TRAINING:

10AM-

4 MIXED TABATA ROUNDS WITH DOUBLE 1/2 SNATCH AND HINDU PUSHUPS, THEN SOME INDIAN CLUBS. 

NUTRITION:

830am-

2 scoops Jack3D

11am-

1 scoop BSN AminoX

12pm-

about 2oz of 88% pure dark chocolate, couple handfuls of raw almonds, fish oil, cod liver oil

3pm-

had about 12oz of black coffee at a meeting. I usually don't like coffee much, but this was good. Maybe my taste has…

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Added by Jim B on April 11, 2013 at 7:59am — No Comments

4/10

AM: 100x swing @ 60#

PM

Warm up:

5RDS

10x DL @ 135#

5x (ea) 1 arm C&P @ 50#

Work out:

50x pull up/ 1:50 rope skip

40x KTE/ ""

30x windshield wiper/ ""

20x ATB/ ""

50x squat/ ""

40x jumping lunge (ea) / ""

30x frog hop/ ""

20x jump squat/ ""

50x push up/ 50x arm hauler

40x KB swing @ 60#/ 40x bench dip

30x mtn. climber (ea)/ 30x burpee

20x one arm push up…

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Added by Hugh Rae on April 10, 2013 at 7:55pm — No Comments

4/9

AM: 100x KB swing @ 60#

Added by Hugh Rae on April 10, 2013 at 7:30pm — No Comments

Training Blog: 04/10/2013

Ladder:
Min 1 - 1 Press L/1 Press R

Min 2 - 15 Swings

Min 3 - 2 Presses L/2 Presses R

Min 4 - 15 Swings

Min 5 - 3 Presses L/3 Presses R

Min 6 - 15 Swings

Today's routine: 6 full ladders, no rest, all with a 40kg

Today's location: A2O Fitness

Today's soundtrack: Jenny Mac's spin class mix

Today's motivation: Crushing my enemies, seeing them driven before me, hearing the lamentation of their women.

Added by J. Stanton on April 10, 2013 at 7:30pm — No Comments

TRAINING/NUTRITION BLOG: 04/09/13

TRAINING:

10AM-

4 MIXED TABATA ROUNDS: 40KG KETTLEBELL SWINGS AND 24" BOX JUMPS. 

5PM-

5 TAEKWON-DO HYUNGS. KICKING DRILLS 6 X 50 @ 2:1 work/rest ratio. 

NUTRITION:

8AM-

300mg caffeine

Korean ginseng

1045am-

BSN AminoX

1130am-

2oz of 88% pure dark chocolate

handful of raw almonds

fish oil

cod liver oil

130pm-

1 tbsp coconut…

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Added by Jim B on April 9, 2013 at 10:32pm — No Comments

TRAINING/NUTRITION BLOG: 04/05 - 04/08/13

4/05

10AM-

4 MIXED TABATA ROUNDS: 24KG H2H SWINGS AND 24" BOX JUMPS

7PM-

TAEKWON-DO: 16 HYUNGS + ABOUT 30 MINUTES OF GOOD SWEAT TEACHING BROWN BELT HYUNGS.

4/06

LIGHT TRAINING/INSTRUCTION ONLY.

04/07

REST DAY

04/08

9AM-

4 MIXED TABATA ROUNDS WITH DOUBLE 1/2 SNATCH AND HINDU PUSHUPS. INDIAN CLUBS AFTERWARDS. 

5PM-

16 TAEKWON-DO…

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Added by Jim B on April 9, 2013 at 9:12am — No Comments

Training Blog: 04/08/2013

Fell off the logging wagon pretty hard . . . but now I'm back with a vengeance! Starting the presses/swings ladder program up again for a run-through with the 40kg -- doing the 3-week version.



Ladder:

Min 1 - 1 Press L/1 Press R

Min 2 - 15 Swings

Min 3 - 2 Presses L/2 Presses R

Min 4 - 15 Swings

Min 5 - 3 Presses L/3 Presses R

Min 6 - 15 Swings



Today's routine: 4 full ladders, no rest, all with a 40kg

Today's location: A2O…

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Added by J. Stanton on April 8, 2013 at 5:35pm — 1 Comment

4/8

Warm up:
20-1
60# KB swing ( x2)
75# push press ( fat bar)

Work out :
3 RDS
10x DL @ 245#
400m run

AM: 100x swing @ 60#

Added by Hugh Rae on April 8, 2013 at 5:02pm — No Comments

TRAINING/NUTRITION BLOG: 04/03 - 4/04/13- Mixed Tabatas, Easy Deadlifts.

TRAINING:

4/03

10am

4 MIXED TABATA ROUNDS: DOUBLE 1/2 SNATCH AND HINDU PUSHUPS FOR ALL. 3-4 MINUTE REST BETWEEN ROUNDS. 

4/04

5PM-

16 TAEKWON-DO HYUNGS

630PM-

DEADLIFTS: Easy singles to 495#

Haven't done these in a while, but they felt really easy. I think the swing "protocol" I have been following has helped.

NUTRITION:

4/03

Some BSN Aminox after workout, some Mongolian about 3pm, and…

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Added by Jim B on April 4, 2013 at 10:30pm — No Comments

4/4

AM: 100x swing @ 60#

PM:

Warm up:

5RDS

10x wall ball @ 25#

20x situp

10x shoulder dislocate stretch

Work out:

1 mile sandbag carry @ 80# wearing 45# weight vest

Added by Hugh Rae on April 4, 2013 at 5:20pm — No Comments

4/2 and 4/3

Tues:

Breakfast:

3 turk saus

cottage cheese with blueberries

coffee

 

small handful of almonds

 

Lunch:

amylou chicken with veggies

1/2 apple

 

 

1/2 apple

 

Did some P90X with the hubby when I got home

 

Dinner:

Large salad with a hard boiled egg, ham and lots of veggies

 

went on a walk with the…

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Added by Pam Benedick on April 3, 2013 at 11:23pm — No Comments

4/3

8   mile mixed hill run

Added by Hugh Rae on April 3, 2013 at 9:54pm — No Comments

TRAINING/NUTRITION BLOG: 04/02/13

TRAINING:

930AM-

4 MIXED TABATA ROUNDS OF 24" BOX JUMPS AND 40KG KETTLEBELL SWINGS

5PM-

4 TAEKWON-DO HYUNGS AND 4 X 50 KICKING DRILLS, AT 2:1 WORK/REST RATIO, BASIC TECHNIQUE.

NUTRITION:

730AM-

300mg caffeine 

Korean ginseng

1030am-(postworkout)

1 scoop BSN AminoX

couple handfuls of raspberries

about 1oz of 88% dark chocolate

fish oil

cod liver…

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Added by Jim B on April 3, 2013 at 9:18am — No Comments

4-1-13

Breakfast:

3 Turk saus

cottage cheese with blueberries

coffee with creamer

 

Lunch:

Amylou chicken

1/2 bag cauliflower/brocc mix

 

Handful of almonds

 

WORKOUT:

Started new program today. Anxious to see what it does for me!

WEEK 1:

10 rounds of 5 reps:

double kb front squats  5 rounds with 44s 5 rounds with 35s

minute rest between rounds

 

10 rounds of 5…

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Added by Pam Benedick on April 1, 2013 at 10:45pm — 1 Comment

TRAINING/NUTRITION BLOG: 04/01/13

TRAINING:

9AM-

4 MIXED TABATA ROUNDS OF DOUBLE KETTLEBELL 1/2 SNATCHES. ABOUT 5 MINUTES OF INDIAN CLUBS FOR COOLDOWN. 

5PM-

16 TAEKWON-DO HYUNGS

NUTRITION LOG:

730am-

300mg caffeine

10am-(postworkout)

1 scoop BSN AminoX

about 2oz 88% pure dark chocolate

fish oil

cod liver oil

2pm-

1 tbsp coconut oil

6 strips of bacon

3 organic, cage-free eggs fried…

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Added by Jim B on April 1, 2013 at 10:37pm — No Comments

4/1

AM: 125x KB swing @ 60#

PM:

Warm up:

5RDS

20x KB swing @ 50#

7x jumping lunge (ea)

10x push up

Work out:

1) Lunge all wgts in gym 10x ea leg  anyhow

2) 5RDS

10x towel pull up

15x KB towel swing @ 50#

20x towel halo @ 25#

10x finger tip push up

50m farmers walk @ 2x 45#

5x (ea) KB renegade row @ 1x 50# and 1x 60#  alternative sides ea round

Added by Hugh Rae on April 1, 2013 at 5:02pm — No Comments

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