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by bill fox
Tue Jan 23, 2007 8:42 pm
Forum: Free Speech Forum
Topic: The couch thread
Replies: 34982
Views: 8303637

Gary John wrote:Nevermind.

Came late to the party here.
That was for Shaf.

Please excuse Doughboy, he's only doing what Jesus would do.
by bill fox
Tue Jan 23, 2007 8:14 pm
Forum: Free Speech Forum
Topic: The couch thread
Replies: 34982
Views: 8303637

I would like to commemorate this day as being the day that Couch attempted his drunken character assassination on Dan John. Thus providing the impetus for this thread. Hate to your rain your selective memory and the P&B party, but the impetus for this thread was the Couch proclaimation that kettleb...
by bill fox
Mon Jan 22, 2007 9:35 pm
Forum: Training Journals
Topic: BUILT
Replies: 49
Views: 16847

Weird day. Had to be home while the new stove top and gas was installed, got put on a new project that will change my schedule a little, then, the utimate let down, forgot my ipod, which was a good thing in that it forced me to have the light day I needed. Throughout the day did about 10 sets of 8 c...
by bill fox
Sun Jan 21, 2007 2:55 pm
Forum: Training Journals
Topic: BUILT
Replies: 49
Views: 16847

Al, The Rigert snatch is like a muscle snatch, but with more of a delibrate press at the end. So you power snatch the bar to say eye level, with little or no leg dip, then press it out. I've run Broad St 3-4 times, but not for about 8-9 years. I read the article in RW and I'm basically using a loose...
by bill fox
Sun Jan 21, 2007 11:42 am
Forum: Free Speech Forum
Topic: The couch thread
Replies: 34982
Views: 8303637

Never mind they cleared it up today

http://www.crossfit.com/
by bill fox
Sat Jan 20, 2007 8:36 pm
Forum: Free Speech Forum
Topic: The couch thread
Replies: 34982
Views: 8303637

Re: New reedickulos

"Becoming comfortable and fully oriented while inverted is an essential facet of functional kinesthetic awareness." Essential dork recon skill. hang upside down. When was the last time you were upside down for non workout related reason? If your a gymnast you're getting this as part of the activity...
by bill fox
Sat Jan 20, 2007 1:36 pm
Forum: Training Journals
Topic: BUILT
Replies: 49
Views: 16847

at gym early (busy today)

"LSD" day - 40m on treadmill avg. speed around 6.0, then 15m on stepper @ 10/10, then 10m on eliptical @10/10. No break in between.


at home right after gym

rigert snatch - 3x3x65, 3x3x75, 3x3x85, 3x3x95
by bill fox
Fri Jan 19, 2007 7:20 pm
Forum: Training Journals
Topic: BUILT
Replies: 49
Views: 16847

Treadmill - did my first "LT" or "AT" if you will today. Shockingly it was too easy. a testiment to how much asier it is to get it back then it is to get it. Warmed up then did 15m at 7.0 easy. Plan will be to do that workout once a week and go up .2 each time till it's too hard. At 8.0 I'll go to 2...
by bill fox
Wed Jan 17, 2007 6:40 pm
Forum: Training Journals
Topic: BUILT
Replies: 49
Views: 16847

treadmill - warmed up to 6.0 then did fartlek, when a song started that I felt like going fast to I did, did 5 fast pieces of between 90s and 2m at 7.0, 7.4, 7.8, 8.2 (fastest yet), and 7.6. 30m total elliptical - 10m med/hard stepper - 5m - mostly backward, which really seems to loosen up my hamstr...
by bill fox
Tue Jan 16, 2007 1:10 pm
Forum: Training Journals
Topic: BUILT
Replies: 49
Views: 16847

Too early in the gym due to flying to NM today. It says that the Airport Hilton Select there has a "state of the art fitness center", we'll see tomorrow. today: treadmill - took 15m to warm up due to the hour, then working off 6.0 did hill intervals for 90 sec of incline, 2,4,6,8 - 30m total stepper...
by bill fox
Mon Jan 15, 2007 7:48 pm
Forum: Product, Book, Movie & Music Reviews
Topic: Books for those who can read
Replies: 187
Views: 70710

Fooled by Randomness. The hidden Role of Chance in the Markets and Life. By Nassim Nicholas Taleb. Great shit. Whatever kind of fighter you are (markets, cage, ring, business, whatever) you should read that book to get the perspective right. If you da bitch you can skip it. Great book, however as a...
by bill fox
Mon Jan 15, 2007 2:53 pm
Forum: Training Journals
Topic: BUILT
Replies: 49
Views: 16847

Mickey http://www.davedraper.com/hiit-cardio-training.html today; Treadmill - warm up in 5m to 5.5 then go up .1 every minute to 30m (8.0). This is a brutal workout. stepper - took the oppurtunity of being wiped to "man up" (as much as one can "man up" on the stepper) and stop using the railings. Al...
by bill fox
Sun Jan 14, 2007 6:08 pm
Forum: Training Journals
Topic: BUILT
Replies: 49
Views: 16847

First day of HIIT treadmill - 10m warm up to 6.0 - then next 10m were 1m intervals of 6.0, 7.0, 6.0, 7.2, 6.0, 7.4, 6.0, 7.6, 6.0, 7.8, 6.0, 8.0 then 2m at 6.0 stair climber - did the same pattern (w/o the warmup) up to inc of 20 and resistance of 12 BB curl - 4x1ox55 tri push down - 3x12x110 DB cur...
by bill fox
Sat Jan 13, 2007 2:07 pm
Forum: Training Journals
Topic: BUILT
Replies: 49
Views: 16847

First outdoor run (50 today here)

4 miles hilly course - felt good the whole time. Will just slowly build the long run off that.
by bill fox
Sat Jan 13, 2007 11:59 am
Forum: Training Journals
Topic: Mahler's Passive/Aggressive Jounral
Replies: 1242
Views: 307907

1 cap of "lean and fit" and 1 cap of "power and speed" great non stumlant energy boost. You can read more about both at: http://www.ultimatemedresearch.com/stpr.html Also had 3 grams of DMG, 3 grams of creatine, and 3 grams of ribose with some apple cider vinegar 20 minutes before the workout. Afte...
by bill fox
Fri Jan 12, 2007 8:06 pm
Forum: Product, Book, Movie & Music Reviews
Topic: FlowMotion DVD
Replies: 4
Views: 3761

lopa wrote:Bill - how does it compare to Steve Maxwell's joint mobility?
It's pretty similar. It's another take on "daily practice" pretty much culled from the same sources. It's might be worth it if you think Maxwell's stuff helped you. You might pick up a couple things you like.
by bill fox
Fri Jan 12, 2007 4:32 pm
Forum: Product, Book, Movie & Music Reviews
Topic: FlowMotion DVD
Replies: 4
Views: 3761

FlowMotion DVD

I was sent pre- production copy of a DVD called "FlowMotion" by Joe Wilson Ph.d, who owns Memphis Martial Arts ( http://www.memphismartialarts.com ), and is Sonnon's #1 guy. Production value is basic, him in his dojo, but totally clear in both camera work and audio. Joe has a very calm way about him...
by bill fox
Thu Jan 11, 2007 3:12 pm
Forum: Training Journals
Topic: Imes GS Training for 2007
Replies: 221
Views: 65501

Will your traing, i.e. your pechant for the heavy stuff, be effected at all by the interview, or are you "from Khazakistan"?
by bill fox
Thu Jan 11, 2007 1:05 pm
Forum: Training Journals
Topic: BUILT
Replies: 49
Views: 16847

Tired, dragged ass out of the hotel room this morning at 6:30 after a very long day yesterday and of course had a great freaking workout. Both cardios were the best so far. I really liked Lopa's interview with the GS women, nice and simple at the gym, has fun, sets records. Makes me feel like I don'...
by bill fox
Wed Jan 10, 2007 10:05 am
Forum: Free Speech Forum
Topic: The couch thread
Replies: 34982
Views: 8303637

This shit always cracks me up. I guess this means CF is the bad ass workout of guys who jump out of planes.

http://www.crossfit.com/
by bill fox
Tue Jan 09, 2007 7:25 pm
Forum: Training Journals
Topic: BUILT
Replies: 49
Views: 16847

I'm a Morning Glory die hard, but I thought you Bella Vista types prefer to stand outside Sabrina's and try to look nonchalant smoking like your French. treadmill - 30m - started at 5.4 for a song, then same speed @2% incline, did that going up .2 every other song up to 6.4 elliptical - 10m Road tri...
by bill fox
Mon Jan 08, 2007 9:47 pm
Forum: Training Journals
Topic: BUILT
Replies: 49
Views: 16847

Hagbard Celine wrote:
bill fox wrote:Yeah, this morning it was pouring and getting into the car in the garage was very sweet.
Fuck you.


I mean, gee, that's nice.
I did the city for 15 years. Just think how cool you are living that close to the coolest brunch spot in the city.
by bill fox
Mon Jan 08, 2007 8:05 pm
Forum: Training Journals
Topic: BUILT
Replies: 49
Views: 16847

Thanks all. Yeah, this morning it was pouring and getting into the car in the garage was very sweet. elliptical - 20m (inc 4/resistance 60 out of 100) treadmill - 20m 5.8 The cardio was pretty much just stress reduction today. Some Gironda 8x8 - pain! DeFranco curls - 8x8x20 rev tri pushdowns - 8x8x40
by bill fox
Sun Jan 07, 2007 4:16 pm
Forum: Training Journals
Topic: BUILT
Replies: 49
Views: 16847

Hard cardio this a.m. - almost ran outside, but didn't, should have, maybe tomorrow. treadmill - started at 5.4and went up .1 every minute for 20m ending up at 7.4. Really like that workout, holds th interest. Work on taking that to 30m. arc trainer - 10m med elliptical - 10m med I can see where the...
by bill fox
Sun Jan 07, 2007 11:40 am
Forum: Training Journals
Topic: BUILT
Replies: 49
Views: 16847

Bill, Wishing you and your wife great joy in your new home ! Are you in a house after a long spell in an apartment ? If so, do you plan to have a great at-home training area, ie; "garage-gym" ? If so, it'd be just as interesting to hear what equipment will live there with you as it is to hear about...