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It takes time and practice

By at March 31, 2015 | 6:39 pm | 0 Comment

I am seeing results from my program (planned in Oct. 2015), then fine tuned after completing the program that ran Dec. – Feb.. I had a good solid dose of raw power and base conditioning with Andy Bolton’s powerlifting programming.  It was good, it was challenging and an incredible learning experience.  He is a good

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Minimum Dose…..I like it and it works.

By at March 24, 2015 | 2:18 pm | 0 Comment

45 years into this training/getting stronger/gaining muscle/getting in shape journey I still enjoy those moments of utter joy when you try something and it works in a way that just makes you smile.  You know that in a world of hype, social media mailing lists, claims which are not accurate or don’t have merit…..”Get a

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Program Changes/Results/Surprises/Goals

By at March 19, 2015 | 3:09 pm | 0 Comment

Rings – added them to edge just a tad in the gymnastics direction given with 3 screws in my ankle I will not be doing tumbling I enjoy the process of studying, learning and then practicing the basics…there is potential for injury to the delicate shoulder if the technique is not beyond solid.  The good

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The Circle

By at March 12, 2015 | 11:03 am | 0 Comment

O – the circle is symbolic * It has no visible beginning and end point *If you follow the path long enough you return to start Rings as shown have been on my wish list for some time, but I did not think I was “ready”….not that I am super ready not. More candidly I

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Sequence and “Becoming a Supple Leopard”

By at March 4, 2015 | 4:31 pm | 0 Comment

I like the book, alot. Enough to start working way through trying different techniques to see how they impact my body. Sequence is significant. Sequence – when you do the work and the order in which you do the work. When you do the work – Learned this the hard way, the earlier in the

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Electives

By at February 18, 2015 | 9:32 pm | 0 Comment

During my academic studies after the requisite courses that are required for a degree in your major normally you have a tiny bit of wiggle room to flavor your experience by choosing from a list of “electives”.  Courses which are somewhat related to your major but are not considered core courses required as must for

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Tommy Kono to the rescue

By at February 13, 2015 | 7:56 pm | 0 Comment

Decided to follow the path of success left before me. Tommy Kono – genius and strong, alternated his snatching with periods of …..gasp bodybuilding. Now I am not auditioning for Mr. Olympia, Mr. Virginia or anything else but 1 week of moderate weight supersetting to flush my body all the way out while trimming some

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Finish Strong…not satisfied with 110 lb gain in 5 rep Squat weight

By at February 13, 2015 | 7:37 pm | 0 Comment

Deload week is going well, sometimes I don’t know how far I dug into my reserve until I let my foot off the accelerator. Squat – looking really good at present I have added in 110 lbs to my 5 rep weight in 8 wks….I say this based on training weights I have already worked

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How Dare You !

By at February 11, 2015 | 2:47 am | 0 Comment

Once upon a time there was a jar …..and into the jar I dropped a sand crab. The crab promptly crawled out of the jar. I put the crab back inside and dropped a second crab into the jar. The first crab proceeded to start climbing the jar. The second crab kept pulling the first

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House of Strength Roanoke VA Feb. 21 Breathe! Your Way to Instant Increases

By at February 9, 2015 | 10:07 pm | 0 Comment

I went there, we did a demo with the interns and their experience was no different than the 6,500 people who preceded them. If you decide to roll the dice and attend, for those coming from out of town the guarantee is this…. Your world will be rocked ! No if’s ands or buts. Anyone

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