Look wise, say nothing, and grunt. Speech was given to conceal thought.– Sir William Osler
Power to the People Working some deadlifts and presses. Deadlift: 240x5, 225x5 Press: 85x5, 75x5 Seems so light but hopefully a few weeks of regular dls and presses will feel good. I also did a lot of acrobatic practice today. Super fun and tiring.
I don’t know why rainy days make me want carbs. Maybe the bread will soak up the rain.
The perils of junk food. →
Pain is not evil, unless it conquers us.– Charles Kingsley
Sticking to a meal plan. →
Knowledge and human power are synonymous, since the ignorance of the cause...– Francis Bacon
Workout 2010.03.24 #3
I just did WOD#3. Epic Fail! For time: 30 Overhead Squats, 95# 30 C2B Pullups 30 Power Snatches, 95# 30 Feet to Bar 30 Sumo Deadlift High Pulls, 95# 30 Air Squats 30 Kettlebell Swings, 24kg 20:41 Chest to bar pullups did me in. Took forever to get them cuz I had to do them one at a time. It didn’t help that my hands were torn up from “Nicole” on Sunday. Still I’m glad...
Workout 2010.03.24 #2
NY/NJ Sectional WOD #2 For time: 10 Front Squats, 155lbs 20 Double Unders 8 Front Squats 30 Double Unders 6 Front Squats 40 Double Unders 4 Front Squats 50 Double Unders 2 Front Squats 60 Double Unders 6:58
Everybody got to elevate from the norm.– Rush “vital signs”
Be mindful of your recurring thoughts and actions. We are our habits. (Practice...– Yogacharya Karina Ayn Mirsky (via strongandbendy)
NY/NJ Sectional Workout #1 For time: Row 1k 30 burpee box jumps, 24” Row 1k 12:33 I had zero intensity. Just did this gently as a warmup this morning. It’s not a terrible WOD. Obviously the faster you go the worse it feels. My rows were just over 4min each. That’s a really relaxed pace for me. I did the BBJs steadily without stopping to just over 24” box. They took me...
It is the possibility of having a dream come true that makes life interesting– Paulo Coelho
Food Fail 2010.03.22
Breakfast: 4 scrambled eggs, bacon, cheese & guacamole. I Lara Bar. Coffee. Lunch: 1 Lara Bar. Early Dinner: 3 slices of pizza. 1 soda. Late Dinner: 2 cheese sandwiches. 1 beer. Had to go to my best friend’s father’s funeral today. A long, sad and emotional day. I had 1 lara bar to tide me over all day. Got back to the gym and wolfed down pizza and soda right before class....
Be Your Own Guru. →
“It’s not about whether it’s hard or easy…it’s about whether it’s WORTH the effort.”
The Femivore's Dilemma? →
What’s the rule on having live chickens in your apartment in New York City?
A superior man is modest in his speech, but exceeds in his actions.– Confucius
Egg casserole. Coffee More hot dogs, hamburgers and guacamole. Kielbasa, cheese and pickles. One Beer. Ice cream.
100m Sprint slowed down to 1/30th the speed. Amazingly beautiful.
Nicole As many rounds as possible in 20 minutes of: 400m Run Max Reps Pull-ups 6 rounds: 25, 12, 12, 10, 10, 12 = 81 pull-ups Seriously ripped up my hands. Ouch.
People of character do the right thing even if no one else is, not because they...– Michael Josephson
Breakfast: egg casserole, mini bagel, sunbutter and jelly. Coffee. Lunch: 2 chicken drumsticks, 2 hamburgers, 5 hotdogs, 4 beers, salad, guacamole. At least I didn’t eat more bread. :) Dinner: some kimchee, a small piece of fried chicken, a forkful of rice. 1 beer. There is ice cream in the freezer that won’t last until morning.
Breakfast & Lunch: Egg Casserole, apple, sunbutter, nuts and dried fruit. Coffee. Dinner: Chicken, onions & brussel sprouts.
Karen 150 Wallballs for time. 20lbs, 10ft target. 8:46 I realized my previous PR was based on lies because it was done indoors with a lower target.
• If you want to get shit done, wake up before the sun comes up. • Always try...– Jim Wendler
Partial reps can help people, but don’t center your entire program around...– Jim Wendler
Squats: 45x10 115x5 185x5 255x5 315x5x3 3 wheels. It’s starting to get seriously heavy.
Nothing is really work unless you would rather be doing something else.– James M. Barrie
Breakfast: Large Paleokit Lunch: Chicken taco salad, diet coke. Dinner: Slow cooked chicken, brussel sprouts, apple.
Squat: 45x5 135x5 195x5 255x5 305x5x3 Muscle-up practice. 3 rounds for time of: 30 Overhead Walking Lunges, 45lbs 30 Push-ups 10:51 Absolutely terrible. This workout was so unbelievably crushing. I had no idea what I was in for. What a bad idea. :)
Weighed in at 210lbs today. Finally heading in the right direction.
Breakfast: 2 chicken sausages, cheese. Coffee. Apple. Lunch: 3 chicken sausages, cheese. Coffee. Nuts and dried fruit. Dinner: Chicken with Green Curry. Avocado. 2 beers. Sorry no pics today.
Squats: 45x5x2 105x5 155x5 235x5 295x5x3 “Nasty Girls” 3 rounds for time of: 50 Squats 7 Muscle-ups Blue Band Assisted 10 Hang Power Cleans, 135lbs 10:49
Most people have the will to win; few have the will to prepare to win.– Bobby Knight
The Hoops Whisperer →
Great article on coaching. Idan Ravin sounds like a really interesting guy.
The average player may talk about girls or cars. You give me the great players,...– Idan Ravin
Shaun White and 3 Rules for High Velocity Learning →
Building a Better Teacher. →
What Makes a Great Teacher? →
Beating the Ghost. →
How can I use this game for training athletic skills? I sense a new workout coming on.
In the zone with Ohno. →