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Archive for September 2010

Old School Circuit Training

I have an old moldy copy of a book on circuit training written by the original developers of the technique, R.E. Morgan and G.T. Adamson from Leeds University. It smells weird and the pages are brittle, but it is very interesting. There were no machines used in this gym, it was all full body gymnastic and strength work that would be pretty hard for a lot of relatively fit folks […]

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Training Schedule September 27th -October 2

Two more weeks until the Warrior Dash!  If you haven’t started running, you’d better get started. If you’re interested in this sort of thing, I wrote a new article for my Back to Basics Training blog on old school circuit training (and by old school, I mean 60 years ago).   I have nothing interesting to say today so I’m just going to get on with the schedule.  Please note, […]

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Tinkerbell

My daughter told me yesterday that I looked like Tinkerbell. I don’t look anything like Tinkerbell so I asked her why.  She got kind of embarassed and then she put her hands on my hips and said, “Well, your . . . um . . . “ “Butt is big?” I finished for her.  She smiled and nodded her head. “Why thank you!” I said. “I’ve been working on that.”  […]

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Training Schedule September 13th – September 19th

So, four weeks until the Warrior Dash.  Truth is, its not that far of a run.  But, we still have train with some distance if you aren’t used to running.  Regular runners, you just need to do some pullups.  If we were training for a longer distance, a 10K, half marathon, or marathon, we would phasing out the heavy weight training and doing some maintenance strength and power training with […]

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