For time: 150 Squats 2000m Row 150 Squats 18:19 This might have been a bad idea. Nonetheless, it’s two things I’m good at so why not give it a try.
For me, winning isn’t something that happens suddenly on the field when the...– Emmitt Smith (via turbogirl)
As always I’m thinking of ways to put this into the mix. So much to do. Also been thinking A LOT about how to program for the gym and the competitors going forward.
make a door
“I have become my own version of an optimist. If I can’t make it through one door, I’ll go through another door - or I’ll make a door. Something terrific will come no matter how dark the present.” - Rabindranath Tagore
blessing in disguise
“What seems to us as bitter trials are often blessings in disguise.” - Oscar Wilde
I forgot to post my deadlift session from Sunday. I did 5 sets of 3 at 225lbs Sumo Deadlifts with a mini band standing on 100lb plates to make it a deficit. Got some tips from Anthony Bainbridge to stay vertical and reset betwen reps.
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a great mystery
“Life is a great mystery to be lived moment by moment, not a problem to be solved once and for all.” - Jackson Kiddard
“He who angers you conquers you.” - Elizabeth Kenny
power over you
“Nothing external to you has any power over you.” - Ralph Waldo Emerson
time runs out
“Many people die with their music still in them. Why is this so? Too often it is because they are always getting ready to live. Before they know it, time runs out.” - Oliver Wendell Holmes
Back Squat 315 x 2 x 3 10 minute partner workout 15 snatches AMRAP Double Unders 585 reps
think positively and masterfully
“If you think about disaster, you will get it. Brood about death and you hasten your demise. Think positively and masterfully, with confidence and faith, and life becomes more secure, more fraught with action, richer in achievement and experience.” - Eddie Rickenbacker
the three things we crave
“There is a wonderful mythical law of nature that the three things we crave most in life — happiness, freedom, and peace of mind — are always attained by giving them to someone else.” -Peyton Conway March
the unfolding of life
“Meet this transient world with neither grasping nor fear, trust the unfolding of life, and you will attain true serenity.” - Bhagavad Gita
conviction and will
“The final test of a leader is that he leaves behind him in other men the conviction and will to carry on.” - Walter J. Lippmann
Barbell Complex: 1 Snatch Balance 1 Overhead Squat Up to 225lbs Missed it the first time. Power jerked it the second time and rode it down instead of getting really low in the squat. Next time need to take weight off and work on that low receiving position. 7 rounds for time of: 8 Rotational Lunge Jumps, 20lb medball 35 Double Unders 8:08 This workout was pretty bad. I mean that in the...
Anything is possible
“Anything is possible. You can be told that you have a 90-percent chance or a 50-percent chance or a 1-percent chance, but you have to believe, and you have to fight.” - Lance Armstrong
the expectations of others
“If you accept the expectations of others, especially negative ones, then you never will change the outcome.” - Michael Jordan
Just received my 4-disc set of Integral Anatomy DVDs. I have seen various parts of these dvds and they are great. It’s all cadaver work which can be gruesome but Gil Hedley takes extra special care to make these really tasteful and honors the integrity of the donors. Looking forward to watching them while on the road.
Fate rarely calls upon us at a moment of our choosing…
One's primary concern
“One’s primary concern when entering a strength competition is winning. As such, you should be focused entirely on what it takes to win. If you’re already focused on what it would take to win, you should be focused on what you can do to fucking embarrass everyone around you for even showing up.” via Chaos and Pain
Weaken a bad habit
“Habits of thought are mental magnets that draw to you certain things, people, and conditions. Weaken a bad habit by avoiding everything that occasioned it or stimulated it, without concentrating upon it in your zeal to avoid it. Then divert your mind to some good habit and steadily cultivate it until it becomes a dependable part of you.” - Paramahansa Yogananda