5×5 Progress

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

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

Day 3

Hit the weights the first time today. It's a great feeling to be completely wasted.Basically, the routine was:Deadlift, re-estimate 1RMMilitary Press, 4x8Bench Press, 4x8Squats, 4x8Bent-over rows, 4x8After readining Mark Verstegens "Core Perfomance Endurance", I've decided to try a very short and - for me - untypical "warmup". Basically, instead of riding a bike or stepping … Day 3 weiterlesen