Our 5x5 training is making progress. Today, after working the pads for 10 rounds each, Chris and I pushed some heavy metal around. Here's todays stats:Overhead Squat: 40kg, 45kg, 50kg, 55kg, 60kgClean & Press: 45kg, 47.5kg, 50kg, 52.5kg, 55kg (Quit after 3 reps to avoid failure. Those buggers are heavy)Bench Press: 70kg, 72.5kg, 75kg, 77.5kg, … 5×5 Progress weiterlesen
5×5 Reloaded, Part II
Today, Chris and I did our first "Push" session in our reloaded 5x5 program. All those little tweaks probably make the program even more awesome than it was before.As usual, after warming up, we worked the pads for 5 rounds each. Today, we didn't freestyle a lot but rather worked on specific drills, some of … 5×5 Reloaded, Part II weiterlesen
So today after some padwork for warmup and specific training, Chris and I jumped into some more structured, more serious strength & conditioning program again.After some hard thinking, we concluded that after all the instructor courses, seminars and workshops we attended, we still don't know a better system than the 5x5 program I've written so … 5×5 Reloaded weiterlesen
So here's the results from the 5x5 program Chris and I have been following over the last 6 weeks prior to my trip to Linz.Here's the improvements on each exercise.'begin' is obviously the weights we started out with.'end' shows the heaviest weight we used to do a full set. Any set with a heavier weight … 5×5 Debriefing weiterlesen
No Comment, 2010 – 10 – 14
This is thurdays pull-session. Both Chris and I pretty much failed at the deadlift and had to skip some reps. Also, we didn't quite manage to finish the pullups. On a positive note, we rowed with 90kg, so that's not too bad. Since fatigue was making itself felt in a very evident way, we postponed … No Comment, 2010 – 10 – 14 weiterlesen
No Comment, 2010 – 10 – 12
Yesterdays strength session. Both Chris and I passed one exercise each and failed on two. Enjoy.
I'll comment at the end of the week.Until then, it'll be video footage only.Enjoy.
It’s the final countdown…
Chris and I have been following our four day program almost religiously over the last 5 weeks.Today, for the first time, we had to skip our gym session due to general exhaustion. You see, yesterday, beginning at 8am, we were teaching at a local secondary school. For me, it was five hours there, Chris did … It’s the final countdown… weiterlesen
Back to business.I'll be taking this semesters last exam at university on Tuesday 6th. After that, I'll get back to work, training-wise.As always, I'll spend some time in Poland in july and august - do some kettlebell work, train some MMA/BJJ/...Now, going abroad doesn't make it easier to follow a strict training program. At least … Training update weiterlesen