Week of October 21-26

Monday, October 21 Warmup and Plyo: Med Ball Situps, Big Toss Strength: Bench, Empty, 50, 60 % x 5, 70, 80 % x 3, 90% x 3+ Then Training Max or 70% for max reps Between Sets: Barbell Rows, 10 reps ***Watch the clock…do not lose bench sets for rows Conditioning:...

Week of October 14-19

Monday, October 14: The Prowler, 8-12@40 yds (190/100/50) Tuesday, October 15: Olympic Work Snatch, Work to 5-6 singles at opening lift for Sunday’s competition.  Rest as needed. C&J, Work to 3-4 singles at opening lift for Sundays’s competition. ...

The Great Big Nothing

Listening to an interview with our old friend Dan John today, I was struck by his notion of unaccounted time–vis a vis diet within the interview, but just as applicable to any point along a health and wellness spectrum. Take a meal a day away, he reasoned, and...

Week of October 7-12

Monday, October 7 Warmup and Plyo/Prehab: Jumprope 90 sec, 2 of 4 Walking Lunges, Hip Rotations, Glute Bridges, Knee Circles Strength: Squat (add 10 lbs to training max) 40, 50, 65, 75% x 5, 85% x 5+ Training Max or 65% for Reps Between Sets: One Min Work–BB...

The Stillness

The bar just sits there.  Inert, dumb with steel.  It is semaphore without meaning. The belt is cinched tight.  My hands are chalked.  I am not thinking, not until the announcer says my name.  Then I am angry.  Someone doubted me, someone said something shitty about...