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The Reality is….”It” takes time AND work….

By at November 25, 2014 | 5:09 pm | 0 Comment

Keeping my blogs as an open training journal and for those who subscribe they can see the activity that drives the results. Deload – I am dedicating myself to not only deload appropriately for my body, but to turn my deload practice into a practice that increases my technique, strength, conditioning and allows me time

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Breathing, Blood Flow and Nutrients – Healthy ways to increase your resiliency and strength

By at November 22, 2014 | 3:45 pm | 0 Comment

Breathing – More talk about that and it should be discussed.  In the athletic field and self-defense field we have many different dimensions to consider. * Breathing itself – not holding your breath *Process – what parts of our body should be involved in breathing and which are compensations *Strength – Pressurizing during exercise *Martial

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Deload and Reload – the art of getting stronger while recovering

By at November 22, 2014 | 2:19 pm | 0 Comment

Deloading is mandatory unless you enjoy plateau’s and injury.  It is not a matter of if only when.  You will find the time lost recovering from injury was full of potential gains.  I can understand from personal experience when the cycle is going up-up-up and you have it clicking on all cyclinders it is hard

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Balance

By at November 20, 2014 | 6:06 pm | 0 Comment

Balancing my practice in terms of moving into building the habit of how I spend my time. Priorities Mobility/Stretching – Warmup, Between Sets, Cooldown Now that I have more motion – working to reduce asymmetry in mobility, strength, mass between left and right side Working on Practice vs. Workout, Recharge vs. Workout….moving away from “workout”

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Dead Stop, Redirect, Reload…Engage, Execute

By at November 12, 2014 | 5:28 pm | 0 Comment

11/7 Deadlift knee high pin 255 x 1 315 x 1 425 x 1 485 x 1  * This was the goal for the practice. 505 x 1 510 x 1 2 sets of leg curls x 10 with 130 3 sets of hyperextensions – 2 x 10 Bodyweight getting a big stretch and extension

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Mobility Breakdown….when your groundwork makes you sweat…you neglected something along the way

By at November 4, 2014 | 9:00 pm | 0 Comment

Breathe! Exercise – 1 x 50 breathes Rocking – 100 (50 med, 50 wider) Marching – 20 Elbow to Knee 10 a side – found some glue in there so guess what???I’ll be back. Floor Press 16kg – punching style pushing off foot as if on back in guard, shoulder in socket, flicking it from

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Free….it doesn’t happen often…not labeled “paid content”

By at October 29, 2014 | 12:57 pm | 0 Comment

FREE – does not mean “valueless” A free view, for those who have frequented my site anonymously or publically I thank you. The content that those of you enjoy reading comes at a price to me : 1.  45 years of training during my life to put the pieces together that I attempt to boil

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Becoming a Blur…in a good way

By at October 28, 2014 | 9:48 pm | 0 Comment

One practice completed, reviewed, notated and looking forward to the only the next one. 10/24 TRX Mobility Complex – alternating 10 100lb swings between each exercise….knock out two birds with one stone and the planking supports the swing form. Calves – 15,30,25 toe press w 400, 5,5,5, w 2,3,4, 45’s seated Erectors – hyperextensions starting

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Learning to Practice Better

By at October 23, 2014 | 7:58 pm | 0 Comment

“Practice don’t workout.” 45 years of barbell “practice”, endless rounds of “How much ya Bench?”, “What’s your military press ?” – some habits after literally 1,000 of repetitions have to be scraped out at the bone marrow level. In the military they break you down, then rebuild you.  Same concept. As I always review where

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But You Did….and I thank You

By at October 15, 2014 | 8:08 pm | 0 Comment

10/11 – The Brettzel clean up Hip needs to be always flat on the floor prior to laying back Grounded Hip and Shoulder must form a straight line from the knee of the grounded hip, through the hip, torso to the shoulder – this is my setup position “stacked” Grab rear foot and layback, relax

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