Category Archives: Training Logs

Gains with twice per week weightlifting

I have two simple programs right now. One: Front squat Military press Reverse curl T-bar row Double clean Two: Pistol Floor press Reverse curl Pull up Double clean I have about 2-3 days rest between each session. Each session I do as a circuit, on average four times through. It gets pretty cardio, especially with the double cleans.… Read More »

Last Week’s Training Log

Occasionally I put a post up here about my training week. This is one of those posts. As with everything, you have to keep things in perspective. My training is specific to me and my situation: family (two young kids – 6 months and 2.5 years), work, school. But the principle behind the training is training movements, not… Read More »

June 2013

Monday, June 3rd random kettlebell practice (snatches, swings, presses, windmills) start of 10 day deadlift cycle – M-F daily deadlifts, add 5 lbs. each day Wednesday, June 5th pistol military press pull up windshield wiper walk Thursday, June 6th Floor press Renegade row Snatch Kung fu stances Standing meditation Friday, June 7th Front squat Pull up Bent press… Read More »

May 2013

start of May – two week deadlift cycle – Monday through Friday – add 5 pounds every session Wednesday, May 1st Pistol – 3 sets of 5 Chins – 3 sets of 8 Dips – 3 sets of 8 Floor press – 2 sets of 12 Renegade row – 2 sets of 6 Windshield wipers – 2 sets… Read More »

April 2013

All of April – Deadlift cycle – 2 sets of 5 Monday through Friday, add 5 pounds each day – back off on third week to 10 pounds heavier starting weight than first week. Unless otherwise noted, all pull ups are weighted Monday, April 1st Pull up – 2 sets of 5 Military press – 2 sets of… Read More »

March 2013

Monday, March 25th Superset Pull up – 2 sets of 5 Military Press – 2 sets of 5 One arm swing – 5 sets of 20, switching hands every rep Weighted knee raise, 3 sets of 8 Friday, March 29th Floor press – 3 sets of 10 Renegade Row – 2 sets of 5 Bent over row –… Read More »