Anvil or Hammer


time away

Posted in Uncategorized by Mike on February 28, 2011

I was out of town over the weekend and didn’t make time to train. Unfortunately I didn’t make time for mobility drills either, as as result I’ve seen some back sliding my progress. Back to work tomorrow. My mind and body are looking forward to it.

Advertisements
Comments Off on time away

Not keeping up the log

Posted in Uncategorized by Mike on February 24, 2011

Part of the reason I stopped blogging is time became and issue. I’m seeing that again already
Wednesday morning – I’m not sure. I worked out and I’m sure I thought I’d come up and log it right away and I clearly didn’t
Wednesday noon –

Pigeon Toe Deadlift
Test: Top Ankle
Reps: 92
Weight: 60lbs

Row
Test: Bottom Ankle
Reps: 143
Weight: 60 lbs

Burpee
Test: Toes
Reps: 40
Weight: Bodyweight

Snatch
Test: Toes
Reps 80
Weight: 60

Today Noon
I was having a stressful day at work so the work was needed, badly but I forgot to take paper to record – all counts are suspect
Pigeon Toe Deadlift
Test: Top Ankle
Reps: 85ish
Weight: 60

Pigeon Toe Presses
Test: Bottom Ankle
Reps: 115 ish
Weight: 40

Snatch
Test: Top of Foor
Reps: 80ish
Weigh: 60

I’m off for the next few days, out of town.

Comments Off on Not keeping up the log

Sleepin’ in

Posted in Uncategorized by Mike on February 22, 2011

I forgot to set my alarm last eve so I over slept. The price of oversleeping was both my workout and my hot breakfast, a terrible price to pay.

Near midday I had a slow calendar so I took a little extra time to workout
Dumbell pigeon toe deadlift 120 reps
Dumbbell row 158 reps
Dumbell snatch 100 reps
Burpee 35 reps
Supine Bicycle 100 reps

8 minutes apiece, 50lbs for exercise 1 – 3 and body weight for 4 and 5.

Comments Off on Sleepin’ in

Snows here

Posted in Uncategorized by Mike on February 21, 2011

Sunday was booked as my off day. I think it was a good thing, I think I overplayed it a bit on the last round of jumps and left my left calf a little tight, it took a day to work out.

Monday am
We stayed up a bit late Saturday and Sunday night. I awoke Monday with little motivation. As a result I barely got down to the gym and I only just got two exercises in time.
Pigeon toe deadlift with 135 lbs, 57 reps in 8 minutes
Kettlebell rows with 24K kettlebell for 134 reps

At noon I shoveled rather than hit the gym. It was mildly aerobic.
I tore the callus off my right hand today which is annoying but I’ll deal with it.

Comments Off on Snows here

Phoenix Ashes

Posted in Uncategorized by Mike on February 19, 2011

The spreadsheet version
Saturday AM

Exercise: Deadlift
Time: 8 minutes
Weight: 135
Reps:53

Exercise: Kettlebell rows
Time: 8 minutes
Weight: 24K
Reps:111

Exercise: Kettlebell Snatches
Time: 8 minutes
Weight: 24K
Reps:90

Exercise:Suplex Jump
Time: 8 minutes
Weight: Bodyweight
Reps: 87
Notes: this is just a hindu squat into a jump but I focus on the suplex motion for full extension

Presses were not testing well today so I did none.

 

 

Comments Off on Phoenix Ashes