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Training Roundup: 200 Squats, Recovering and Back Work

That picture of that red lifting belt is necessary because I needed it to finish my squats this week. I came nowhere near the 240Ib*15 I barbell squatted last week. I was fighting a virus last week which continued this week but I was slowly recovering as my appetite returned. However, my weight dropped down […] Read More

3 Month Fat Loss Update

Body fat test results are encouraging. Pictures are telling. Down to 14.6% from 16% (taken Feb 16) but the picture on the left in both photos was taken in Jan of 2016. At that point, I was likely greater than 17% body fat and realized I need to focus on one goal. Leaning out. The […] Read More

Sunday Hike: GreenLeaf State Park

Not sure how I pulled this off... Being sick with a sore throat, fever, some balance issues during a hike doesn't usually mean fun times a head. It was beautiful out there but hard to appreciate so I don't recommend, if you can help it, hiking while being sick like I did. We hit well […] Read More

Training Update: Complete Destruction

  BB Bench: 3*10*warmup 5*5*185 BD Bench: 4*12/10/8/6 Weight (Ib) used: 50, 60, 65, 65 Chin-up: 4*max reps KB SA Floor Press: 4*6*35-45Ib DB SA Row: 4*10*70Ib I was behind the rest of the guys during this session. To finish with prowler shuttles. It was devastating! I was busted bad. BB Back Squat: 30*145 20*150 […] Read More

Training Update: Strongman style recovery

It was neat to see some of the DSD family warming up and sharing some donuts. Yeah, donuts. I started with a set on the BB bench press: 135Ib*20 just for good measure. 5-6 rounds of one arm farmers carries (each way- 25 yards) super set with reverse sled pulls. Did these slowly. 3 Rounds […] Read More

Training Update: All Back Attack!

Friday AM session signaled the end of another solid week of training at DSD. Here's how it went down: Bent Row: 5RM- 165*5 90%-2*5-150Ib Pullup: 4*max Pull Down: 4*20 Kroc Rows: 1*10 warmup 50s 2*20*Go heavy- 60s & 70s Dante Row: 3*15-20 DB Pullover: 3*12 KB Shrug ladder: 50Ib+, 70Ib- up to 20 then back […] Read More