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Re: The Iron Clad log: Tough Mudder done, what's next?

#46 Postby Iron Clad Ben » Sun Feb 05, 2012 11:04 pm

Awesome, what part of town will you be living in?

Training log 2-5-12
10 mile run today. I love how my tough mudder headband matches my No Meat Athlete shirt.

Made a few videos recently, will be posting them pretty soon.

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Re: The Iron Clad log: Tough Mudder done, what's next?

#47 Postby Iron Clad Ben » Mon Feb 06, 2012 1:29 pm

Couple new videos up:

Tough Mudder:


Yesterday's Grocery Haul

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Re: The Iron Clad log: Couple new videos up on p4

#48 Postby Iron Clad Ben » Wed Feb 08, 2012 12:14 pm

Another new video. Been eating 100% raw for the past 8 days. For some reason when I eat this way I feel much more creative and less shy about sharing my thoughts, so I tend to make videos. Fun stuff. Here's one I made for one of my buddies who wanted to try some of Tim Ferriss' bro-science supplements in lieu of cleaning up his diet.


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Re: The Iron Clad log: Couple new videos up on p4

#49 Postby Iron Clad Ben » Sun Feb 12, 2012 7:00 pm

12.5 mile run today!

Austin Half Marathon next weekend
Texas Jugglefest the following weekend!
San Marcos Half Marathon the weekend after that!!!

Looks like it's going to be one hell of a fun month :)

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Re: The Iron Clad log: Couple new videos up on p4

#50 Postby Iron Clad Ben » Mon Feb 13, 2012 5:07 pm

MASSIVE BAR WORKOUT TODAY!

8 pull ups (form is now totally clean)
14 chin ups (same here)
24 dips
41 pushups
16 lunges
70 squats
12 jumps onto a 4' ledge
12 ab rolls

My arms felt like jello after this one.

EDIT: Also forgot to mention, I am on day 14 of 100% LFRV. Going for at least 60 days, maybe 90.

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Re: The Iron Clad log: Couple new videos up on p4

#51 Postby bryanfarris » Thu Feb 16, 2012 11:41 pm

Iron Clad Ben wrote:Another new video. Been eating 100% raw for the past 8 days. For some reason when I eat this way I feel much more creative and less shy about sharing my thoughts, so I tend to make videos. Fun stuff. Here's one I made for one of my buddies who wanted to try some of Tim Ferriss' bro-science supplements in lieu of cleaning up his diet.



"Low Carb, Slow Carb, Bro Carb..." Very funny stuff and also, very true. Nice video.
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Re: The Iron Clad log: Couple new videos up on p4

#52 Postby Iron Clad Ben » Fri Feb 17, 2012 11:03 am

bryanfarris wrote:
Iron Clad Ben wrote:Another new video. Been eating 100% raw for the past 8 days. For some reason when I eat this way I feel much more creative and less shy about sharing my thoughts, so I tend to make videos. Fun stuff. Here's one I made for one of my buddies who wanted to try some of Tim Ferriss' bro-science supplements in lieu of cleaning up his diet.



"Low Carb, Slow Carb, Bro Carb..." Very funny stuff and also, very true. Nice video.

Ahhh glad someone could appreciate that. It just kinda slipped out but then later I was re-watching the video and applauding myself :zunge: :zunge: :lol: :lol:

2nd Half Marathon on Sunday. I AM READY. BRING IT!!

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Re: The Iron Clad log: Couple new videos up on p4

#53 Postby Iron Clad Ben » Sun Feb 19, 2012 9:39 pm

w00h00! Was hoping to run a 2:08 half marathon today but ended up running a 2:03!

FRUITS AND VEGETABLES FOR THE WIN

Tomorrow begins the Major Charles Lewis Armstrong pull up program :boxer: :boxer:


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Re: The Iron Clad log: Couple new videos up on p4

#54 Postby Iron Clad Ben » Fri Feb 24, 2012 5:54 pm

1 week of the pull up program complete! I can already see gains! On Friday you're supposed to re-attempt the workout that was hardest during the week. So I re-attempted the Tuesday workout and got a few more pull ups than last time. Also, I'm not really that sore at all after doing pullups to failure 5 days in a row. Maybe a tiny bit of soreness in my shoulders and lats but that's it.

Also, I hit 14 "Cheater" muscle ups this earlier this week (i.e. muscle ups on a 6' bar starting from a jump). My previous record in one session was one 3. I just caught fire, it was great.

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Re: The Iron Clad log: Couple new videos up on p4

#55 Postby Iron Clad Ben » Wed Feb 29, 2012 10:21 pm

Logging my pull up program:

Week 1:
Monday: 5,3,2,2,2 (5 sets to failure, 90s rest)
Tuesday: 1,2,3,2,3 (pyramid: 1, 10s rest, 2, 20s rest, 3, 30s rest... failure, 60s rest, set to failure)
Wednesday: 3x3x2 (3 sets of 3: regular pull ups, short grip chins, wide grip pull ups - 2 reps each)
Thursday: 4x3x2 (4 sets of 3 as before, 2 reps each)
Friday: 1,2,3,4,2,2 (pyramid again, repeating hardest exercise of the week)

Week 2:
Monday: 7,4,3,3,2 (huge level up from last week!)
Tuesday: 1,2,3,4,2,3
Wednesday: 3x2, 3x3, 3x2 (3 sets of each type, extra rep on the middle set of sets)

Running another half marathon on Sunday. Look out San Marcos!

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Re: The Iron Clad log: Couple new videos up on p4

#56 Postby Iron Clad Ben » Wed Mar 07, 2012 10:28 pm

PR'd my 3rd half marathon!

First HM (Nov'11) 2:11:11
2nd HM (Feb'12) 2:03:30
3rd HM (Mar'12) 2:00:53

Should hopefully break 2:00 next time!

Update on pull up program (new stuff in RED):

Week 1:
Monday: 5,3,2,2,2 (5 sets to failure, 90s rest)
Tuesday: 1,2,3,2,3 (pyramid: 1, 10s rest, 2, 20s rest, 3, 30s rest... failure, 60s rest, set to failure)
Wednesday: 3x3x2 (3 sets of 3: regular pull ups, short grip chins, wide grip pull ups - 2 reps each)
Thursday: 4x3x2 (4 sets of 3 as before, 2 reps each)
Friday: 1,2,3,4,2,2 (pyramid again, repeating hardest exercise of the week)

Week 2:
Monday: 7,4,3,3,2 (huge level up from last week!)
Tuesday: 1,2,3,4,2,3
Wednesday: 3x2, 3x3, 3x2 (3 sets of each type, extra rep on the middle set of sets)
Thursday: 3x3, 3x2, 3x3, 3x2
Friday: 1,2,3,4,3,2

Week 3:
Monday: 7,4,4,3,3
Tuesday: 1,2,3,4,4,3
Wednesday 3x3x3!~!!!!!

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Re: The Iron Clad log: Couple new videos up on p4

#57 Postby bryanfarris » Wed Mar 07, 2012 11:09 pm

You're kicking ass man! Keep it up!
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Re: The Iron Clad log: Couple new videos up on p4

#58 Postby Iron Clad Ben » Mon Mar 19, 2012 7:13 pm

Thanks Brian! I had another breakthrough on Pull ups today. Got 9 on my first set, BOOYAH!~

Update on pull up program (new stuff in RED):

Week 1:
Monday: 5,3,2,2,2 (5 sets to failure, 90s rest)
Tuesday: 1,2,3,2,3 (pyramid: 1, 10s rest, 2, 20s rest, 3, 30s rest... failure, 60s rest, set to failure)
Wednesday: 3x3x2 (3 sets of 3: regular pull ups, short grip chins, wide grip pull ups - 2 reps each)
Thursday: 4x3x2 (4 sets of 3 as before, 2 reps each)
Friday: 1,2,3,4,2,2 (pyramid again, repeating hardest exercise of the week)

Week 2:
Monday: 7,4,3,3,2 (huge level up from last week!)
Tuesday: 1,2,3,4,2,3
Wednesday: 3x2, 3x3, 3x2 (3 sets of each type, extra rep on the middle set of sets)
Thursday: 3x3, 3x2, 3x3, 3x2
Friday: 1,2,3,4,3,2

Week 3:
Monday: 7,4,4,3,3
Tuesday: 1,2,3,4,4,3
Wednesday: 3x3x3!~!!!!!
Thursday: 3x3x3, 3x2
Friday: Skip day :oops:

Week 4:
Monday: 7,5,4,2,2
Tuesday: 1,2,3,4,3,2
Wednesday: 3x3x3 rather easily
Thursday 3x3x5!!
Friday: 7,5,4,4,3

Week 5:
Monday: 9,5,5,4,4 ~~~ YEAH BUDDY!!! 8) :x


Finally met Robert in person the other night. We gotta hang out some more dude!

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Re: The Iron Clad log: Couple new videos up on p4

#59 Postby Iron Clad Ben » Fri Apr 06, 2012 7:51 pm

Ran Tough Mudder last weekend in my VBB shirt. Check out this pic with the abs underneath. Yeah buddy!

Not sure what I want to do now. With 2 half marathons and 2 tough mudders under my belt already in 2012 I need something new to shoot for. I've worked out pretty much every day this week, but the workouts have been kind of lackadaisical. I don't really have a lot of motivation now that I've hit all my goals. I guess I need new goals. Hmmmmm.
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Re: The Iron Clad log: Couple new videos up on p4

#60 Postby robert » Tue Apr 10, 2012 7:44 pm

Nice!

Dude your muscles are poking through the shirt, like those abs!

Awesome stuff!

How did the race go? I want to do something like that sometime.

When my wrist gets a bit better I'll join you for a bar workout sometime. I just did 25 narrow-grip pull-ups a few days ago for a set, and average around 18 per set, but my wrist can only stay in a neutral or slightly pronated grip right now. Soon I'll play around bars like a monkey!

Have a great week.

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