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#367993 - 03/14/08 06:15 PM Re: THEGENERAL'S New Training Log [Re: THEGENERAL]
THEGENERAL Offline
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Registered: 07/02/07
Posts: 466
Loc: NY
03-9-08

Upper Body

I. Weighted Dips
--A.8 x 35lbs.
--B.9 x 38lbs.
--C.8 x 43lbs.
--D.7 x 45lbs.

II. Chin-ups (supinated, chest to bar)
--A.10 x BW
--B.6 x BW
--C.7 x BW
--D.4 x BW

III. Standing DB Press
--A.9 x 36's
--B.7 x 36's
--C.4 x 36's

IV. Shrugs
--A.10 x 240lbs.
--B.8 x 250lbs.
--C.7 x 260lbs.

Comments: Lowered rest time to 60-90 seconds(used to be around 90-120). Lost energy by last sets of chins and overhead press...
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#367994 - 03/14/08 06:21 PM Re: THEGENERAL'S New Training Log [Re: THEGENERAL]
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03-13-08

Lower Body

I. Walking Lunges
--A.10 x 75lbs. (each leg)
--B.9 x 80lbs.
--C.8 x 85lbs.
--D.8 x 90lbs.

II. Stretching
--A.R,L,M - 10sec
--B.Kick heights - 4th height
--C.Deadlift pose - 10sec
--Repeat A,B,C

III. Weighted Crunches
--A.12 x 26lbs.
--B.10 x 30lbs.
--C.10 x 30lbs.
--D.10 x 36lbs.

Comments: Nice workout. Crunches were 10x easier; same technique and everything...
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#367995 - 03/21/08 12:14 AM Re: THEGENERAL'S New Training Log [Re: THEGENERAL]
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Update: I've had some symptoms of a cold lingering on at around the time of my last post. I have another workout from last saturday or sunday, which I'll post later. This whole week I've had a bad cold and was so drained and didn't really feel well at all. From my past experiences, for me, when I work out when sick it just makes it worse. I'm going to work out tomorrow since all I have is a runny nose
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#367996 - 03/21/08 06:41 PM Re: THEGENERAL'S New Training Log [Re: THEGENERAL]
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Hey General,
What is your fighting 'style/system'.
I'm just wondering because I am trying to get an idea of whether you need to work on proximal muscles for throwing/grappling, or if you need to work on more strength in arms and legs for kicking/punching.
Just curious.
C-
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#367997 - 03/21/08 10:45 PM Re: THEGENERAL'S New Training Log [Re: wiggy]
THEGENERAL Offline
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Loc: NY
Quote:

Hey General,
What is your fighting 'style/system'.
I'm just wondering because I am trying to get an idea of whether you need to work on proximal muscles for throwing/grappling, or if you need to work on more strength in arms and legs for kicking/punching.
Just curious.
C-



I'm not involved in any form of martial arts. I joined this forum because I was attracted to the knowledge of the people here and how everyone helps eachother out. Maybe I'll get into MA one day; if I was going to I would probably do boxing or kickboxing...
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#367998 - 03/22/08 03:12 PM Re: THEGENERAL'S New Training Log [Re: THEGENERAL]
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Quote:

I'm not involved in any form of martial arts. I joined this forum because I was attracted to the knowledge of the people here and how everyone helps eachother out. Maybe I'll get into MA one day; if I was going to I would probably do boxing or kickboxing...




That's good to know, I feel the same way about the members of this forum. I guess that's why I'm still here.
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#367999 - 03/23/08 08:02 PM Re: THEGENERAL'S New Training Log [Re: Leo_E_49]
THEGENERAL Offline
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Registered: 07/02/07
Posts: 466
Loc: NY
03-15-08

Upper Body

I. Weighted Dips
--A.8 x 38lbs.
--B.8 x 40lbs.
--C.8 x 45lbs.
--D.5 x 48lbs.

II. Chin-ups(supinated)
--A.10 x BW
--B.8 X BW
--C.5 X BW
--D.5 X BW

III. Standing DB Press
--A.8 X 36's
--B.6 x 36's
--C.5 x 36's

Comments: Diet before workout was bad - didn't eat enough, so I was drained after chins(why I skipped shrugs). Not a bad workout...
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#368000 - 03/23/08 08:11 PM Re: THEGENERAL'S New Training Log [Re: THEGENERAL]
THEGENERAL Offline
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Registered: 07/02/07
Posts: 466
Loc: NY
03-23-08

Lower Body

I. Speed Jope - 10min with 1 break inbetween

II. Walking Lunges(reps for each leg)
--A.10 x 80lbs.
--B.8 x 80lbs.
--C.8 x 85lbs.
--D.8 x 85lbs.

III. Stretching(if you don't understand, refer to previous pages)
--A. R,L,M - 10sec
--B. Kick heights - 4th height
--C. Deadlift pose - 15sec
--D. Repeat ABC

IV. Weighted Crunches with first 2 sets supersetted with medicine ball push-ups
--A.12 x 26lbs. | 10x right, left
--B.10 x 30lbs. | 10x right, left
--C.11 x 36lbs.
--D.10 x 36lbs.

V. V-sits - 10sec each position, 2 sets

Comments: Form on lunges was bad until last set - this is why I kept it light...Last set I made bigger lunges and my right side felt more comfortable/balanced. Going to start stretching every day

BTW, not really sick anymore and I felt great doing this workout tonight, even while doing lunges/speed rope outside And HAPPY EASTER!@!, I didn't hold back from pigging out because I was so worried about it, but because I just don't like to anymore. While I had a cold/didn't feel well I naturally got thinner and I liked the way I looked. I know its because I didn't eat as much because my appetite from being all stuffed up and feeling sick. Even thinner people have to watch out for over-eating...


Edited by THEGENERAL (03/23/08 08:17 PM)

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#368001 - 03/24/08 07:29 PM Re: THEGENERAL'S New Training Log [Re: THEGENERAL]
THEGENERAL Offline
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Registered: 07/02/07
Posts: 466
Loc: NY
03-24-08

Cardio & Stretching

I. Speed Rope
--A. 10-15min total; about 10 burn-out sets of ranging from 45-60seconds, most times starting at a mod. pace and working up to full speed.

II. Stretching - 3 sets
--A. V-sits - 10sec each
--B. R,L,M - 10sec each
--C. Kick heights - 4th height
--D. Leg Pull - 15-20sec each

Comments: Liked new leg pull stretch. It's where you lay on your back and pull one leg toward your stomach using your arms to pull/stretch it as much as possible.
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#368002 - 03/25/08 03:55 PM Re: THEGENERAL'S New Training Log [Re: THEGENERAL]
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Registered: 07/02/07
Posts: 466
Loc: NY
I've been thinking about joining a gym lately. My upper body workout is 10x more intense than my leg workout, which will never give me great results. Maybe I'll join a gym so I can do squats and never have to worry about setting up equipment such as adjusting dumbbells, weighting chairs to do dips, balancing a heavy barbell on my bench to do shrugs, going outside in the cold weather to do certain exercises, etc.
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