Friday, December 30, 2011

12-29-11 4 Stage Lift Power Training

Another short workout.  Not too pleased with my habits lately, but tomorrow is a new day.  Here's the workout out:

Thursday, December 29, 2011

12-28-11 Heavy Events Training: WFD, Stone Put, and Hammer

I made my new 29# Weight For Distance Implement and finally got the opportunity to try it out.  Here is the video and results:

Monday, December 26, 2011

12-26-11 Squat Power Training

This is the first week of of the experiement.  Today's workout was a little short because my time was really limited.  Here's how it went:

Friday, December 23, 2011

12-23-11 4 Stage Lift Power Training

Fueled on Guiness and Cookies I push through another Week 0 workout.  Week 0 sucks!  That's me "Airing My Grievances" and now for the "Feats of Strength":

12-22-11 Upper Body Muscle Endurance Training

I am testing out this new program idea of zapping my muscle groups with varying types of muscular output training methods.  Tonight I implemented the endurance range of reps for my core exercises.  Here is what happened:

Wednesday, December 21, 2011

12-21-11 Squat Power Training

The next round of the experiment is under way.  This is week 0 in which I test out the exercises to make sure that the workouts are challenging enough.  Here's how this workout went:

Friday, December 16, 2011


I just finished my week long results testing phase to my Experiment: Weight vs. Strength program.  Here are the results:

Monday, December 12, 2011

Dissecting Strength: Q and A with Erik Eggers

Erik Eggers of Beast Training LLC ( ) was kind enough to sit down and answer some of my questions via email.  I really appreciated this opportunity to interview a professional of his caliber in the field of strength training.  Here's the questionairre:

Friday, December 9, 2011

Rest Phase

The Rest Phase begin prior to the Testing Week next week.  I will not be posting anything until then.  Try some of my favorite blogs on the side bar to get your fill.  Resting up to get the big gains next week.  Testing: Bench, Squat, Deads, Cleans, Military Press, 16# Stone Put, Braemar put, 17# Hammer, 35# Weight for Distance.  See you all next week!


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Thursday, December 8, 2011

Making My Own Heat in the Frozen Cave of Strength

It was cold last night in the Cave of Strength.  Not completely ice, but as close as a human is willing to withstand.  It was a cold that chilled to the bone.  But I beat the cold during my cardio session.  Here's how:

Wednesday, December 7, 2011

12-07-11 Heavy Athletics Training: WFD, Stone Put, Hammer

Another day down the path to greatness.  Today I really felt a change in some of the throws I performed in the practice session.  Here's how it went:

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Tuesday, December 6, 2011

12-06-11 Upper Body Training Chains

This is day two of the switcheroo.  Doing okay with my body being a bit confused as to why my legs hurt before this upper body day, but confusion causes muscle explosions so I can dig that.  Here's the workout:

Monday, December 5, 2011

12-05-11 SQUATS!!! Training Chain Day

The Fates have spoken, by way of a flipping coin, and my routine has changed.  Now my lower body days will come first in the week.  I think this change is good.  Here's how the workout went - short and to the point:

Friday, December 2, 2011

12-02-11 Power Training Experiment - 4 Stage Lift

I tried out a power workout that I found on The Tight Tan Slacks of Dezso Ban that was a 4 stage lift that came from Olympic Lifter Mark Cameron.  Here's my attempt at performing this lift:

Thursday, December 1, 2011

12-01-11 Shoulder BLAST and Upper Body Chain Training

I decided to really hit my shoulders hard tonight, and then to finish the workout as scheduled.  This was by far the best workout of the week.  I feel sick to my stomach right now.  Here it is:

11-30-11 Events Training: Light Hammer, WFD, and Braemar

Not a very good day of events training.  I am not entirely certain why I was weak and lacking speed, but that fact remains: this practice straight up SUCKED!