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Training/Diet #6: Slow and steady, New Gizmos

April 19, 2013


As of 4/1/13 my lifts were: Back Squat: 5RM 185# @ 172# Bench Press: 5RM 120# @ 172# Standing Press: 5RM 75# @ 172# Hang Power Clean: 5RM 80# @ 172# Deadlift: 5RM 267# @ 172# As of 4/18/13, I’ve made progress on all my lifts, yet my mass has remained nearly constant (fluxuating from […]

Training/Diet Update #5: Continuing Strength

April 1, 2013


tl;dr: I’m almost as strong as I was before my shoulder injury in 2009. My deadlift is better than ever: Previously, I mentioned Crossfit and the idea of General Physical Preparedness. I still see Crossfit as fairly close to the ideal to train physical generalists. Still though, for raw strength, weightlifting is pretty tough to […]

Started Training, First Injury

January 10, 2012


Last weekend was simultaneously great, and disconcerting. I started out very well, I had fantastic Italian food Friday night. I had an excellent Brunch Saturday Morning. At noon, I took the train over to Brooklyn to check out Crossfit Virtuosity, a crossfit club owned by the Founder of Crossfit NYC, Keith Wittenstein. As far as […]