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Re: Crystal's Training Log of Doom

#76 Postby robert » Mon Dec 29, 2008 4:05 am

Hey you, how are things?

Hope all is awesome! Happy New Year!

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Re: Crystal's Grad School Training

#77 Postby Crystal » Mon Jan 12, 2009 1:51 pm

Hey Robert, things are awesome:

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Okay, too much "How I Met Your Mother" over the holiday break from school, but that is all over! Classes begin TODAY, and its time to get back to the gym as well. Was out all last week because I had my wisdom teeth pulled, then the week before that I spent entirely at a local farm animal rescue (wrestling goats so they don't steel the pig's food does not count as training). Week before that gym was closed. OMG :shock: it has almost been a MONTH since I've been to the gym! AaaaaaAAaaaaa!!! I had better get some squatting in, stat!

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Re: Crystal's Grad School Training

#78 Postby Crystal » Mon Jan 12, 2009 4:38 pm

12 Jan 09 - Mon
Back to it.

Squat: 10 x bar, 12 x 95 lbs, 10 x 115 lbs, 10 x 135 lbs, 8 x 155 lbs

Box Squat: 10 x bar, 10 x 95 lbs, 10 x 95 lbs, 8 x 115 lbs

SLDL: 3 x 10 x 115 lbs

Seated Calf: 3 x 12 x 25 lbs

*stretching

Everything like wrists and backs held up today so it was a great workout :D .

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Re: Crystal's Grad School Training

#79 Postby Crystal » Wed Jan 14, 2009 8:16 pm

13 Jan 2009 - Tues

Bench: 10 x bar, 10 x 75 lbs, 10 x 80 lbs, failed on 10 x 85 lbs, 10 x 85 lbs

Incline: 10 x bar, 3 x 10 x 55 lbs
Decline: 10 x bar, 3 x 10 x 55 lbs
*supersetted

Rope Tri: 3 x 10 x 70 lbs

Rope Crunches: 10 x 120 lbs, 10 x 130 lbs, 10 x 140 lbs

Chins: couple, no full ones with palms facing out, then a couple negatives

*stretching

Holy crap, what a difference a few weeks away from the gym makes. My pecs/arms are weaker than a newborn kitten right now. I'm sure it will come back fast, but was sort of a surprise to me today.

Also, school is kicking my ass right this minute. I'm hoping I find a nice balance soon as I haven't gotten a full nights sleep yet this week (was only 4 hours Mon night before above crappy workout). I can't function without sleep!

Other than that, I'm strangely enjoying all my classes despite the workload so far :D .

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Re: Crystal's Grad School Training

#80 Postby Crystal » Wed Jan 14, 2009 10:22 pm

14 Jan 09 - Wed
Quick and dirty session at the rock climbing gym. I was there just under an hour when two huge groups came and sort of took over the gym :roll: . Was okay, I felt great going in today so I was really cranking and I'm pretty pumped :) . Could have gone longer, but it's getting late anyway! Time to go home (I'm on the train now), my mom just made a batch of fresh cinnamon rolls that she recently modified to make vegan :D :D :D - such a huge step for her and so nice. I'm lucky to have such a great mother (and I'm pathetic enough to live at home to reap the spoils :o ).

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Re: Crystal's Grad School Training

#81 Postby Crystal » Thu Jan 15, 2009 4:45 pm

15 Jan 09 - Thur

DL: 10 x 95 lbs, 10 x 115 lbs, 10 x 135 lbs, 8 x 185 lbs, 9 x 185 lbs

Jump Shrugs: 10 x 95 lbs, 10 x 115 lbs, 10 x 135 lbs

Shoulder Press: 10 x bar, 10 x 55 lbs, 6 x 65 lbs, 6 x 65 lbs

Front Lats: 10 x 90 lbs, 6 x 110 lbs, 6 x 110 lbs

*stretching

Lots of energy today :D - was a really good deadlift session :)

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Re: Crystal's Grad School Training

#82 Postby LocalBrada » Thu Jan 15, 2009 5:19 pm

Yeah buddy LIGHT WEIGHT!
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Re: Crystal's Grad School Training

#83 Postby Emilyrobin » Fri Jan 16, 2009 6:30 pm

Hi Chrystal, I wanted to let you know how entertaining I found your training log. Love your photos, too. I'm a beginner, but it seems like you are super strong! Great inspiration.
Thanks,
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Re: Crystal's Grad School Training

#84 Postby robert » Fri Jan 16, 2009 10:21 pm

Is Grad school training like Old school training? :)

Have fun!


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Re: Crystal's Grad School Training

#85 Postby John V » Mon Jan 19, 2009 12:48 pm

Happy MLK Day!
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Re: Crystal's Grad School Training

#86 Postby robert » Mon Jan 26, 2009 12:54 am

Hey! You should get your numbers in our strength table! We just launched one a few weeks ago in the Bodybuilding section.

Hope all is great!

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Re: Crystal's Grad School Training

#87 Postby Crystal » Wed Mar 11, 2009 8:21 pm

Holy Crap! I didn't realize how long it has been since my last post! Just got swept away by school for a bit there . . .

Well, to update, I climb about twice a week indoors, squat & climb on Mondays (hit 195 lbs the other day on sqt), bench on Tuesdays (woot! Got 120 lbs yesterday), cardio on Wednesday, climb/shoulders Thursday, volunteer at a farm sanctuary Fridays and I keep my weekends open for fun like snowshoeing or shooting :)

I also bought a new (to me) vehicle last week, I'll post piccies in a bit here! :D

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Re: Crystal's Grad School Training

#88 Postby LocalBrada » Thu Mar 12, 2009 12:46 am

woot! looking forward to the pics and updates.
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Re: Crystal's Grad School Training

#89 Postby Crystal » Thu Mar 12, 2009 3:47 pm

Hi LocalBrada :) , here they are!

My New Toy(ota):
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Its an awesome 1985 4Runner with 4x4 wheel drive, manual transmission, the works!
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My Weekend Fun:
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I'm shooting my friends supressed .22 because it has cheaper rounds than my .45 cal :)

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Re: Crystal's Grad School Training

#90 Postby John V » Thu Mar 12, 2009 3:58 pm

Fun pics for a Toyota loyal pistolero like I.
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