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Forum: Fitness 11-02-2010, 05:11 AM
Replies: 900
Views: 285,491
Posted By Will Patterson
Re: An Effective, Yet Simple Strength and Conditioning Program

Not to sidetrack this thread, but Rob wasn’t just blowing smoke when he said BMX was his career. A quick search revealed that he is an X-Games medalist and makes pretty regular appearances on the...
Forum: Fitness 11-01-2010, 05:58 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,736
Posted By Will Patterson
Re: Looking for a T-shirt and came across this

From the TACFIT website linked in the article:

"Now You Too Can Can Build The Body Of A Secret Agent & The High Performance Of A Navy SEAL"

Thats it. I've found my new program.
Forum: Workout Logs 10-27-2010, 05:57 AM
Replies: 384
Views: 38,856
Posted By Will Patterson
Re: Powerlifter/Strongman Pro turned onto Crossfit ;)

I really dig the MetCon workouts you are doing - I'm going to have to try the box jump/clapping pushup ladder on my next conditioning day.

Are you coming up with them, or are they from your...
Forum: Workout Logs 10-20-2010, 06:41 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,025
Posted By Will Patterson
Re: Building a base for 2011

Jeffrey – Thanks for checking out my log. Things are going really well so far – I keep getting stronger, so something must be working!

Tuesday, 19 OCT 2010
Week 6 of my 10 week experiment
...
Forum: Fitness 10-20-2010, 06:16 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,861
Posted By Will Patterson
Re: Linear Progression on the Press – When to go to 2.5 lb. jumps?

I'm 5'11" and somewhere around 185 (I've put on over 10 lbs. since starting this program). The other lifts are progressing just fine, so I don’t think it’s diet or sleep. I eat mostly paleo - I do...
Forum: Fitness 10-20-2010, 06:10 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,861
Posted By Will Patterson
Re: Linear Progression on the Press – When to go to 2.5 lb. jumps?

Goo. So there’s at least one suggestion for every possible option. I don’t know why I thought there would be some “magic” answer. But, a big thank you to everyone that took the time to respond.
...
Forum: Fitness 10-19-2010, 10:53 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,861
Posted By Will Patterson
Linear Progression on the Press – When to go to 2.5 lb. jumps?

So I am six weeks into the CFWF linear progression program (now called the 70’s Big Strength and Conditioning program I guess), and things have been, well, progressing.

I did presses yesterday at...
Forum: Workout Logs 10-19-2010, 10:12 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,025
Posted By Will Patterson
Re: Building a base for 2011

Monday, 18 OCT 2010
Week 6 of my 10 week experiment

Back on track.

Squat (5X3) – 185 lbs.
Press (5X3) – 110 lbs.
Dips – 9,9,12

So squats at 185 seemed to be a little easier than last...
Forum: Workout Logs 10-18-2010, 06:35 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,025
Posted By Will Patterson
Re: Building a base for 2011

Friday, 15 OCT 2010
Week 5 of my 10 week experiment

Another 15 in my future.

Deadlift (5X1) – 230 lbs.

This is the one exercise I’m doing that I feel really confident about. The form just...
Forum: Community 10-18-2010, 05:24 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 5,600
Posted By Will Patterson
Re: One of our products on sale (AtLarge Nutrition)

Number 17 from the site rules above...

"...commercial postings may be allowed by regular forum contributors at the moderators' discretion."
Forum: Workout Logs 10-15-2010, 06:23 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,025
Posted By Will Patterson
Re: Building a base for 2011

Thursday, 14 OCT 2010
Week 5 of my 10 week experiment

Just do it.

Squat (5X3) – 180 lbs.
Bench (5X3) – 155 lbs.
Chin ups – 5, 5, 10 (jumping, sloooow negatives)

So calling on comments...
Forum: Workout Logs 10-13-2010, 06:03 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,025
Posted By Will Patterson
Re: Building a base for 2011

Tuesday, 12 OCT 2010
Week 5 of my 10 week experiment

Can I PC bodyweight by the end of my 10 weeks?

Power Clean (3X5) – 115 lbs.

So I was getting annoyed with how light PCs felt, and I was...
Forum: Workout Logs 10-12-2010, 09:46 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,025
Posted By Will Patterson
Re: Building a base for 2011

Monday, 11 OCT 2010
Week 5 of my 10 week experiment

I ordered 1.25 lb. plates.

Squat (5X3) – 175 Lbs.
Press (5X3) – 105 Lbs.
Dips – 8,8,10

Squats went up without too much trouble – I just...
Forum: Equipment 10-12-2010, 09:43 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 12,170
Posted By Will Patterson
Re: My Small Budget, Small Space Garage Gym

LOL…Yea, the marking on the box is probably a bit much. But you know how it is, I got done putting it together and saw the spray paint and stencils just sitting there – I couldn’t resist. Now I’ll...
Forum: Equipment 10-12-2010, 09:34 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,235
Posted By Will Patterson
Re: Garage Gym GHD combo and service?

I got the Garage Gym squat rack/dip station combo a little over a month ago and I love it. Looking around here, I noticed that GG had made sort of a bad name for itself, but my experience was...
Forum: Workout Logs 10-11-2010, 05:17 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,025
Posted By Will Patterson
Re: Building a base for 2011

Friday, 08 OCT 2010
Week 4 of my 10 week experiment

Deadlifts seem to be getting easier.

DL (5X1) - 215 lbs.

So the 15 lb. jump was no problem at all. Following the cues from the SS video...
Forum: Equipment 10-08-2010, 05:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,425
Posted By Will Patterson
Re: CFing your kids' treehouse

Very nice. I'd love to have a back yard like that.

One question - What's the deal with the suspended horseshoe thing? Is it some CF implement I'm not understanding, or just a fun "toy" for the...
Forum: Workout Logs 10-08-2010, 05:30 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,025
Posted By Will Patterson
Re: Building a base for 2011

Thursday, 07 OCT 2010
Week 4 of my 10 week experiment

“Linear progression” must be Latin for “magic”

Squat (3X5) – 170 lbs.
Bench (3X5) – 150 lbs.
Pull Ups – 10, 10, 10 (with assistance...
Forum: Starting 10-07-2010, 07:03 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,289
Posted By Will Patterson
Re: Could use some info on speed/endurance progression

OK, for the rest of the viewers like me that don’t think in hundreds of seconds per 1.5 miles (for the record, this is an odd way to measure pace) – you are trying to run a 10:30 PFT, that is, a 7...
Forum: Workout Logs 10-06-2010, 05:42 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,025
Posted By Will Patterson
Re: Building a base for 2011

Tuesday, 05 OCT 2010
Week 4 of my 10 week experiment

I like Power Cleans.

PC (3X5) – 100 lbs.

Again, this weight felt way too light. And again, I ended up doing a few extra reps to work on...
Forum: Workout Logs 10-05-2010, 05:42 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,025
Posted By Will Patterson
Re: Building a base for 2011

Monday, 04 OCT 2010
Week 4 of my 10 week experiment

Triple digits!

Squat (5X3) – 165 lbs.
Press (5X3) – 100 lbs.
Dips – 7,7,9

Well, this is a big week for me – all of my lifts are...
Forum: Pukie's Bucket 10-04-2010, 11:59 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,398
Posted By Will Patterson
Re: Dumbbells Racks ETC ETC, Bumpers

Maybe it's just a coincidence, perhaps the point of contact at the the bottom of the webpage is a different Aaron.

3...2...1...
Forum: Equipment 10-04-2010, 05:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 12,170
Posted By Will Patterson
Re: My Small Budget, Small Space Garage Gym

Thanks for the comments. Yea, I probably should have gone with plywood for the plyo box. But, the thing is built like a tank and feels rock solid, and it's hardly getting "commercial" use (just 175...
Forum: Workout Logs 10-02-2010, 10:02 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,025
Posted By Will Patterson
Re: Building a base for 2011

Friday, 01 OCT 2010
Week 3 of my 10 week experiment

Extra progress.

Deadlift (5X1) - 200 lbs.

I'm an idiot. I guess I just got caught up in the whole "5X3" mentality and realized I did 3...
Forum: Equipment 10-02-2010, 09:31 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 12,170
Posted By Will Patterson
My Small Budget, Small Space Garage Gym

So I finally got tired of waiting in line for te squat racks at the overcrowded base gym I have access to, and wanted to save time by working out at home. I decided it was time to outfit the garage...
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