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Re: Rossco's journal

#946 Postby esqinchi » Sat Feb 08, 2014 12:18 pm

Holy volume man! You need to find a gym to do this at so you can see the jaws hit the floor haha! Never heard of Spartan pushups, I'll have to look into these. Nice training today man. Also, fuckin so jealous of your trip to the beach - I need that in my life!

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#947 Postby vegan_rossco » Sat Feb 08, 2014 1:54 pm

Ahha I hate the gym so much, some of the stupid shit I've seen and heard over the years.. Christ.. Hahaha

Aw man I don't mean to rub it in but I live on an island surrounded by beaches :p it becomes a huge tourist attraction in the summer though so when it is hot enough to go to the beach it's full of people :(
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#948 Postby vegan_rossco » Thu Feb 13, 2014 2:11 pm

Sorry for lack of posting, I haven't trained in a while as I've been unwell, its not so bad right now but will definitely hold me back a lot and isn't worth training through..
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#949 Postby esqinchi » Thu Feb 13, 2014 6:23 pm

Sorry you are not feeling well mate. Hot soup and rest for you! Given your recent training, I'm sure you are due!

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#950 Postby AndiMorris » Fri Feb 14, 2014 10:42 am

How are those pull up bars? I could really do with one for strength building in that area, but I've always thought there would be a high chance of ripping the door frame off.

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#951 Postby esqinchi » Fri Feb 14, 2014 11:13 am

AndiMorris wrote:How are those pull up bars? I could really do with one for strength building in that area, but I've always thought there would be a high chance of ripping the door frame off.


Not to butt in, but I think they are awesome! Never had a problem with ripping the door frame, even when I weighed over 200lbs. The only damage was a little bit of denting on the trim from pressure.

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#952 Postby vegan_rossco » Sat Feb 15, 2014 5:51 am

AndiMorris wrote:How are those pull up bars? I could really do with one for strength building in that area, but I've always thought there would be a high chance of ripping the door frame off.


Hey andi! I was a little concerned about damaging my door frame.. Especially where my girlfriend is super house proud and would freak out if I damaged something in the house ahha, but mine works great! I only use it on the bathroom doorway because it has a smaller shelf to the top of the door frame and therefore less leverage for it to break, it does make a slight creaking noise sometimes which is worrying.. But it seems fine so far!
Here's the one I got! It was on offer at the time but 25 quid is pretty spot on for the quality of it, better than those crappy York fitness ones and other lesser brands http://www.amazon.co.uk/Powerbar-assemb ... ar+doorway
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#953 Postby vegan_rossco » Sat Feb 15, 2014 11:36 am

Did something really stupid and decided to train today despite the fact that I'm still super Ill... Not training was slowly killing me so I thought I had to get a small session in, big mistake, it made me feel worse!

Anyway, this is what I did, basically pointless

Pull ups, wide grip
X 5 reps

Chin ups, close grip
X 5 reps
X 5 reps

Dumbbell bench press
40Kg x 12 reps
40Kg x 12 reps

Chin ups
X 4 reps
Superset, bi concentration curls
12.5Kg x 9 reps each arm
12.5Kg x 6 reps each arm

Dips
X 10 reps
X 10 reps

At this point I had to just go and lay down.. Haven't really moved that much since.. Got friends coming over tonight for video game session so that will cheer me up..
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#954 Postby esqinchi » Sat Feb 15, 2014 6:15 pm

Oh man, had to be the pullups, and the dips that did you in. Sucks that you're still sick, and I know the feeling of not being able to train though your mind is in the mood.

Maybe this will make you feel better? haha



http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d1g9PFtSCKw

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#955 Postby AndiMorris » Mon Feb 17, 2014 11:09 am

Cheers for the link Rossco, hope you feel better soon.

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#956 Postby vegan_rossco » Tue Feb 18, 2014 1:21 pm

Still not 100% but I got my first proper calisthenics work I'm today which was pretty cool! I found it super hard and didn't get it perfect but il get there!

I pretty much did what's on the attached picture, but with a few differences, haven't got the equipment for Australian pull ups! So I switched them for crunches, also changed pull ups to towards the end And I physically couldn't do hanging leg raises,
This workout was a basic for beginners and it was still tough, will eventually work up to hard!

Cycle 1:
30 seconds between exercises, 5 minutes between cycles
Chin ups x 7 reps
Dips x 6 reps
Push ups x 15 reps
Hanging knee raises x 5 reps
Squat jumps x 9 reps
Pull ups x 5 reps
Crunches x 30 reps

Cycle 2:
Chin ups x 7 reps
Dips x 6 reps
Push ups x 15 reps
Hanging knee raises x 5 reps
Squat jumps x 9 reps
Pull ups x 4 reps
Crunches x 25 reps

Cycle 3:
Chin ups x 7 reps
Dips x 6 reps
Push ups x 15 reps
Hanging knee raises x 5 reps
Squat jumps x 9 reps
Pull ups x 2 and a half reps
Crunches x 25 reps

Cycle 4:
Chin ups x 5 reps
Dips x 6 reps
Push ups x 15 reps
Hanging knee raises x 5 reps
Squat jumps x 9 reps
Pull ups x 2 reps
Crunches x 25 reps
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klaatu21 wrote:sensai ross, forgive me for doubting you and myself

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Re: Rossco's journal

#957 Postby esqinchi » Tue Feb 18, 2014 10:17 pm

Nice stuff man, that website has a ton of workouts! Australian PullUps a/k/a Inverted Row - a great exercise for back and core. Looks like you're on the mend though, if you're working your way through this set. Maybe I'll give one of these a try tomorrow. That one with the human flag holds looks crazy!

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#958 Postby vegan_rossco » Wed Feb 19, 2014 2:45 am

Thanks dude! The only thing stopping me from doing medium or hard workouts is not being very strong at pull ups and chin ups :( once I'm feeling better il be doing these 5 times a week, there's this one, a full body, a leg workout, an ab workout and fat burner! So il be alternating between them depending on how I feel until I can handle a medium workout!
Haven't seen the flag one, sounds ridiculous though haha, I can't imagine being able to do them, my first goal is to be able to planche ;)
klaatu21 wrote:sensai ross, forgive me for doubting you and myself

Mini Forklift Ⓥ wrote:There's only one thing I'm riding at 6am, and it's not a bike!

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http://www.facebook.com/ross.d.cosgrove

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#959 Postby EdensDemise » Wed Feb 19, 2014 9:38 am

great courage man to make free body wo. i hate pull ups :D
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#960 Postby vegan_rossco » Wed Feb 19, 2014 10:29 am

EdensDemise wrote:great courage man to make free body wo. i hate pull ups :D

Amen brother, they're one of the hardest things...
klaatu21 wrote:sensai ross, forgive me for doubting you and myself

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