Strength: noun. the ability to overcome.

March 2009

Specific Mobility

by GEOFFN March 27, 2009 Uncategorized

I do a lot of mobility work–A LOT.  But, with the gut not working properly, the left hip hasn’t worked in who knows how long–probably since ’07, maybe early ’08. That’s a lot of time to be “disconnected.” So, I haven’t been “able” to do lunges or pistols well for quite some time. Pistols have […]

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Quick and Easy

by GEOFFN March 24, 2009 Uncategorized

A quick and easy one tonight–Upper Body, which just feels weird–not doing lower in the same session. Well, I should say that it was quick, but not “easy.” My strength is way down, and my conditioning is also way down. I’ve been failing to include the necessary exercises to help promote my body’s own form […]

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Getting Into the Rhythm

by GEOFFN March 23, 2009 Uncategorized

I started a more sensible, less mentally and emotionally stressful routing tonight, based on Jim Wendler’s “5/3/1 Method.” It was work, but easy work. Satisfying work. Direct work. Necessary work. Work, that will get me to my goals faster than what I was doing. And it’s less stressful work than what I had previously written […]

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Sometimes the Mind is Willing…

by GEOFFN March 22, 2009 Uncategorized

…but the body won’t cooperate. After talking myself into my training session today, I was severely disappointed by my body’s lack of response. No ankle mobility. So, I shut it down. I don’t know what that was about, so I came home and did some bodyweight squats with stretchbands looped just under the maleoli for […]

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Left Hip Madness

by GEOFFN March 19, 2009 Uncategorized

My left hip, it appears, has been on “lockdown” for approximately a year now. I was first aware of it when it went “sproing” while training for the state championships last April. I thought I had fixed it until December when I started in on a double KB routine. I couldn’t figure out why my […]

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