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Strength coach, trainer educator, writer, mom to three awesome kids, pie enthusiast. Creating monsters since 2009.

Some Dietary Wisdom

Some psychology on training and dieting and why it works or doesn’t . . . The Marshmallow Test, Leangains Blogspot This is the blog of Martin Berkhan, nutritional consultant and personal trainer. He’s a little hardcore in his stance, but the conclusion of article and its points about overtraining and overindulging on break days rings very true for a lot of us. We need to stop thinking about training hard […]

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Saturday’s Workout, January 23rd, 2010

Well, it looks like its going to be sunny and fifty degrees on Saturday so that means we’re going to have another workout here at 10 am. We are going to do 2 rounds of a partner circuit. 1. Bodyweight wheelbarrow push, 100 m. (Limit 175 women, 225 men) This sets the time for all events, when this event is completed by both partners, everyone can rotate to next event.2. […]

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Training Schedule January 18th-24th

Post all questions to comments or e-mail me at flemingsj4616@yahoo.com. This schedule is not meant to be followed “as is”, there are elements to choose from depending on your goals and fitness level. Endurance Training: Use these either between strength training days or four hours before or after a strength workout. Option 1 (moderate intensity): Run Jump Rope 1 minute followed by 1 minute of rest for 10 rounds.Option 2 […]

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The Warrior Dash

**I was recently made aware that this page has gotten thousands of views via google searches about training for the Warrior Dash.  This blog does have some training plans outlined starting in August 2010 through October 2010, but I’ll be posting some newer posts on training some groups to do the Warrior Dash and the Rugged Maniac.  I will also be posting about my own training for the Tough Mudder. […]

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Saturday’s Workout Results

It was a lot of fun! Well, if you define fun by not breathing, losing all your grip strength, and having your glutes catch on fire . . . 🙂 The teams finished in 24:02 and 26:42. These were the final rules. Each group will start at a different station and rotate through as each station becomes available. 1. Team obstacle course with dumbbell farmer’s carry:Location: Front YardPrescribed total weight […]

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Saturday’s Workout

Okay, figured it out. It will be fun. We’re going to do another team type relay. You may have to do some math and it will require strategy. It will be a lot of fun. For time, complete the following tasks:1. Team obstacle course with dumbbell farmer’s carry2. Perform 10 deadhang pull-ups per team member. Every team member must contribute at least five pull-ups, team member assistance (via leg-up) is […]

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Front Squats and Power Jerks

Just a note for Friday’s workout. If you want to keep it as a muscle endurance workout, I would advise working with two bars and using your 1RM press weight for the front squat and 1/2 your 1RM press weight for your power jerk. You may also do a split jerk instead if that is more comfortable. Feel free to break the set of 15 up into groups of 5. […]

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