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by newguy
Fri Dec 06, 2019 4:42 am
Forum: Training Journals
Topic: Don't Call it a Comeback 2.0
Replies: 59
Views: 1676

Re: Don't Call it a Comeback 2.0

Thu 12/5/19

12kg 1 arm half snatch switch on the minute - 12:00
12kg 1 arm long cycle switch on the minute - 6:00

HH Pacing 40:00 (mostly 4s, 2 longer blocks of 5s)
by newguy
Thu Dec 05, 2019 2:07 pm
Forum: Training Journals
Topic: Don't Call it a Comeback 2.0
Replies: 59
Views: 1676

Re: Don't Call it a Comeback 2.0

Wed 12/4

20kg 1 arm long cycle switch on the minute - 4:00 on/1:00 off; 2:00 on/1:00 off x 2
12kg 1 arm half snatch switch on the minute - 8:00

HH pacing - 40:00 (all 4s)
by newguy
Wed Dec 04, 2019 5:26 am
Forum: Training Journals
Topic: Don't Call it a Comeback 2.0
Replies: 59
Views: 1676

Re: Don't Call it a Comeback 2.0

Tue 12/3 16kg 1 arm long cycle switch on the minute 6:00 on/1:00 off, 4:00 on 12kg half snatch switch on the minute 6:00 HH Pacing 20:00 with 4s, 10:00 (2:00 with 5s 8:00 with 4s) 8:00 (3:00 with 5s, 5:00 with 4s) -- HH pacing - I mostly just do pump and walk. Nothing extravagant. I little route in ...
by newguy
Tue Dec 03, 2019 2:20 pm
Forum: Training Journals
Topic: Don't Call it a Comeback 2.0
Replies: 59
Views: 1676

Re: Don't Call it a Comeback 2.0

Sunday 12/1
HH Pacing 45:00 (4's with some smattering of 5s)
Gym
Elliptical 25:00
DSK - 10s minute+,12.5 minute+, 15s minute+

Mon 12/2
20kg 1 arm long cycle, switch on minute 4:00 on/1:00 off, 2:00
12kg half snatch switch on the minute 4:00 on/1:00 off, 2:00
HH Pacing 20:00 with 4s
by newguy
Sat Nov 30, 2019 11:17 pm
Forum: The United Provinces of Kettlebellistan
Topic: Simple and Sinister - second edition.
Replies: 24
Views: 917

Re: Simple and Sinister - second edition.

From a SF facebook post: In the past six years, we have learned a lot. Researched and developed Strong Endurance. Designed and tested countless plans in the field. Received a lot of excellent feedback from our certified instructors and our online community and acted on it. The end result is Kettlebe...
by newguy
Sat Nov 30, 2019 10:37 pm
Forum: Training Journals
Topic: Don't Call it a Comeback 2.0
Replies: 59
Views: 1676

Re: Don't Call it a Comeback 2.0

Fri 11/29
Off

Sat 11/30
HH pacing 50:00 (mostly 4s)
20kg 1 arm long cycle, switching on the minute 4:00
12kg half snatch switching on the minute 6:00
by newguy
Thu Nov 28, 2019 7:54 pm
Forum: Training Journals
Topic: Don't Call it a Comeback 2.0
Replies: 59
Views: 1676

Re: Don't Call it a Comeback 2.0

Thu 11/28

HH pacing - 45:00 (added more time with the 4s)
20kg 1 arm long cycle, switching on the minute 2:00 on/1:00 off x 3
12kg half snatch switch on the minute - 4:00
HH dsp - 12s x minute+ 2 sets
by newguy
Wed Nov 27, 2019 8:36 pm
Forum: Training Journals
Topic: Don't Call it a Comeback 2.0
Replies: 59
Views: 1676

Re: Don't Call it a Comeback 2.0

Wed 11/27
HH pacing - 45 minutes (straight) (mostly 3lb weights with a bit of 4lb mixed in)
20kg 1 arm long cycle, switch on the minute 2:00 on/1:00 off x 3
HH dsp 12lbs weights - 1:00 x 1
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by newguy
Wed Nov 27, 2019 5:20 am
Forum: Training Journals
Topic: Don't Call it a Comeback 2.0
Replies: 59
Views: 1676

Re: Don't Call it a Comeback 2.0

At this point we might need to start calling it a comeback. A few personal issues, bad training choices, some life stresses, derailed a lot of progress. It happens. I'm coming off a haphazard layoff. Diet and training were both all over the place. I'm heavier than I've been in a long while and feeli...
by newguy
Mon Nov 25, 2019 9:23 pm
Forum: Free Speech Forum
Topic: KEEP IGX RUNNING
Replies: 28
Views: 1044

Re: KEEP IGX RUNNING

Dux wrote:
Fri Nov 22, 2019 3:34 pm
So far we have received 18 donations, for $200, $300, $150, $50, $25, $65, $100, $25, $50 $25, $50 $25, $50,$100, $20, $25 and $200 for a total of $1490. We are currently $510 short.
I'm only counting 17 donations for a total of 1460.....
by newguy
Mon Nov 25, 2019 3:57 pm
Forum: The United Provinces of Kettlebellistan
Topic: Two-Arm Jerk in GS: Really Worth It?
Replies: 25
Views: 955

Re: Two-Arm Jerk in GS: Really Worth It?

Each to their own. You and I are similar. I’m pretty much built for the sport and have had no issues with naturally hitting the positions. Then again, my upper arms are abnormally long and rest naturally on my iliac crests. Lots of folks don’t have that reaction. In most cases nobody is aiming for ...
by newguy
Mon Nov 25, 2019 2:41 am
Forum: The United Provinces of Kettlebellistan
Topic: Two-Arm Jerk in GS: Really Worth It?
Replies: 25
Views: 955

Re: Two-Arm Jerk in GS: Really Worth It?

Is the double rack position really an ideal posture to want to develop though? ...particularly for average people with no goal of competing who probably spend most of their time sat at a desk or looking at phones etc Iirc the original VF WKC fitness protocol was all single bell wasn't it? Exactly. ...
by newguy
Fri Nov 22, 2019 4:14 pm
Forum: The United Provinces of Kettlebellistan
Topic: Two-Arm Jerk in GS: Really Worth It?
Replies: 25
Views: 955

Re: Two-Arm Jerk in GS: Really Worth It?

I've forced myself to work on the rack, and dammit, it's getting a lot better. And now I like the two-arm jerk better than the snatch. Here's the new problem: I make my knee sore as fuck on the first dip. Something about the knee thrusting so far out over the foot with a lot of force on top of it. ...
by newguy
Mon Nov 18, 2019 11:12 pm
Forum: The United Provinces of Kettlebellistan
Topic: Two-Arm Jerk in GS: Really Worth It?
Replies: 25
Views: 955

Re: Two-Arm Jerk in GS: Really Worth It?

VF stated that unless you are planning on competing then the average Joe would be better served doing one armed variants. I think VF is wrong here. The effect/impact you get from double bells in terms of strength and muscular definition is going to be much higher than with one bell. Double 24s are ...
by newguy
Mon Oct 28, 2019 10:38 pm
Forum: The United Provinces of Kettlebellistan
Topic: Introductory GS Materials or Recs
Replies: 30
Views: 2831

Re: Introductory GS Materials or Recs

The problem I see is, unless you live near a russianball sport gym, or you’re a rich ex-pat Australian physician who can work with an online coach :finga: , then RKC/Strongfist are your only resource for clear, systematic progressions. I know some ebooks exist somewhere on the interwebs (Paul Tucke...
by newguy
Mon Oct 28, 2019 7:17 pm
Forum: The United Provinces of Kettlebellistan
Topic: Introductory GS Materials or Recs
Replies: 30
Views: 2831

Re: Introductory GS Materials or Recs

The problem I see is, unless you live near a russianball sport gym, or you’re a rich ex-pat Australian physician who can work with an online coach :finga: , then RKC/Strongfist are your only resource for clear, systematic progressions. I know some ebooks exist somewhere on the interwebs (Paul Tucke...
by newguy
Wed Oct 23, 2019 10:58 pm
Forum: Trooper's Training Forum - In memory of Col. James "Jim" R Tirey, USA
Topic: getting the mojo back
Replies: 11
Views: 380

Re: getting the mojo back

SubClaw, for fuck's sake, anal lock is Pavel's signature technique! Didn't you read PTTP? Twenty pistols, comrade, right now and right here! Still fascinating to watch SubClaw and Newguy strike a conversation about anal lock... Hey - you brought it up.... And I wasn't and am still not sure if SubCl...
by newguy
Wed Oct 23, 2019 10:39 pm
Forum: The United Provinces of Kettlebellistan
Topic: Simple and Sinister - second edition.
Replies: 24
Views: 917

Re: Simple and Sinister - second edition.

Does anybody know what the differences between the first and second edition are? It has to be very minimal, because otherwise I think you (he....they....) would just spin that into another book..... I'm guessing that in some way or other it adds waviness into the program. So instead of always doing...
by newguy
Wed Oct 23, 2019 10:34 pm
Forum: Trooper's Training Forum - In memory of Col. James "Jim" R Tirey, USA
Topic: getting the mojo back
Replies: 11
Views: 380

Re: getting the mojo back

SubClaw wrote:
Wed Oct 23, 2019 4:13 pm
newguy wrote:
Wed Oct 23, 2019 1:23 pm
SubClaw wrote:
Wed Oct 23, 2019 1:12 pm
Sangoma wrote:
Wed Oct 23, 2019 11:33 am
Anal lock
Is that a secret russian technique, comrade?
Ummmm.....yes.

Duh.
Does it involve spending a whole weekend camping with Shape? :finga:
All funny aside ---- you do know the anal lock right?
by newguy
Wed Oct 23, 2019 1:23 pm
Forum: Trooper's Training Forum - In memory of Col. James "Jim" R Tirey, USA
Topic: getting the mojo back
Replies: 11
Views: 380

Re: getting the mojo back

SubClaw wrote:
Wed Oct 23, 2019 1:12 pm
Sangoma wrote:
Wed Oct 23, 2019 11:33 am
Anal lock
Is that a secret russian technique, comrade?
Ummmm.....yes.

Duh.
by newguy
Sun Oct 20, 2019 6:18 pm
Forum: The United Provinces of Kettlebellistan
Topic: Kettlell sport for fitness and pulling
Replies: 37
Views: 705

Re: Kettlell sport for fitness and pulling

I never anticipated that KB work would improve pull ups. Well... i anticipated :)) Pavel, fwiw, said that with KB presses, if you actively pull the bell down with the lat, that this would improve pullups. What were your starting pullup numbers? How long did you focus on KB sport? What lifts did you...
by newguy
Sun Oct 20, 2019 4:07 pm
Forum: The United Provinces of Kettlebellistan
Topic: Kettlell sport for fitness and pulling
Replies: 37
Views: 705

Re: Kettlell sport for fitness and pulling

So by pulling you are referring to pull ups and such? I never anticipated that KB work would improve pull ups. It's just a completely different movement pattern. Deadlifts, depending on your strength and type of pull might be a different thing. Meaning KB work could certainly help deadlifts. I don't...
by newguy
Sun Oct 20, 2019 3:47 pm
Forum: The United Provinces of Kettlebellistan
Topic: Kettlell sport for fitness and pulling
Replies: 37
Views: 705

Re: Kettlell sport for fitness and pulling

Are you sure about that? What led you to this conclusion?
by newguy
Thu Oct 17, 2019 5:04 pm
Forum: The United Provinces of Kettlebellistan
Topic: Essential Kettlebelling
Replies: 60
Views: 5858

Re: Essential Kettlebelling

By the way, kettlebells accompanied all my childhood and youth. Every gym at every school had them, they were always in the corner somewhere in every place that had some sort of training. Usually 32, I saw 24 and 16 kg only in the early 80-s. Main exercises were not GS related - GS was formally set...
by newguy
Wed Oct 16, 2019 7:46 pm
Forum: The United Provinces of Kettlebellistan
Topic: Essential Kettlebelling
Replies: 60
Views: 5858

Re: Essential Kettlebelling

I think you are saying something different though.....maybe even backwards? As is well known on this forum this is not unusual when I am involved in a conversation. But let me illustrate something. One guy on SF asks about his snatch form. Someone replies - too much squat, so that the lift is turne...