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Tim Fisher 04-10-2010 11:01 AM

Re: Over 50 Crossfitters Sign In
 
25 deep squats

sumo pulls - 135# 10x3
db swings - 55#x15, 60x14, 65x12, 70x11, 75x10
bp - 135# 20, 18, 16, 14, 12, 10
10 min. bike

John Burch 04-10-2010 12:18 PM

Re: Over 50 Crossfitters Sign In
 
Thanks for sharing your thoughts Pat, to enjoy the downhill part of life health and fitness plays a very large role in it for us all.

CFCWU

WOD
12 DL @ 250#
12 24" Box Jump
9 DL
9 Box Jump
6 DL
6 Box Jump
3DL
3 Box Jump
4:05

I wanted to PR my DL but was only able to hit 365#, 385# was not in the cards today

m/55/178 CrossFit Chesterton

Pat Quigley 04-10-2010 02:24 PM

Re: Over 50 Crossfitters Sign In
 
Crossfit class at Lifetime Fitness, Tempe. After warm up, with set starts on a minute, increase reps by one on the minute, increase dumbbell weight each set. Max sets are ten or any set in which the work from the last set is still ongoing.

Exercises were: squat, Olympic sit ups, and DB push press.
With the DB's on hand, I went from:22.5, 25, 30, 35, 40, 45, 50, 55.
Got in 7 sets + 8 squats and 4 PP.

Cash out: Tabata Mountain Climbers. got in 128 in 4 minutes.

John Jaeckel 04-10-2010 02:38 PM

Re: Over 50 Crossfitters Sign In
 
04.08.10 04.09.10: REST/TRAVEL

04.10.10:
Month 2/Week 1, Wendler 5/3/1, Dead Lift Day

WARMUP:
Dead Lift
5x135, 5x165, 3x200
Full Body Stretch

STRENGTH:
Dead Lift
5x215
5x245
6x280

WOD:
20,16,10
Lunges holding ten pound plates
Knees to elbows
4:40

John Jaeckel 04-10-2010 02:45 PM

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[QUOTE=Pat Quigley;766688]Terry, that picture is incredible. You are a lion who has probably not reached his winter. In many ways, I know that I am reaching mine. As I sit this beautiful Saturday morning and look over the material for next month Level 1, I am realizing that something is missing. I've alluded to this in earlier posts. How to translate this group of concepts and exercises into a system of continually challenging events for a population whose capacity is otherwize declining? Crossfit has a specialty certification for Kids. Maybe there needs to be one that reflects Gerontology? How to measure capacity? How to measure recovery? How to measure morphological limitations that suggest physical challenges without harm to tender joints? How to set goals for continuous improvement that respect declining limits in each of the main areas of fitness?

Anyhow just some thoughts. Leaving in an hour or so for my Crossfit class.[/QUOTE]

Pat, I admire your dedication and humility. I also admire your lifts!

I do believe it's possible to optimize your hormonal capacity, if not recapture some of it, through clean living, sleep, stretching, exercise and diet. I mean, look at Jack Lalanne!

Impossible is Nothing (I say with a twingy back and really sore lats)!!! :)

Terry Dickman 04-10-2010 09:54 PM

Re: Over 50 Crossfitters Sign In
 
Thanks Pat just hoping winter doesn't come soon.
Check this guy out he is 92 its WFS.
[url]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qkg_mxMZlXU[/url]

Jeff Kilinski 04-11-2010 07:24 AM

Re: Over 50 Crossfitters Sign In
 
Saturday, April 10th.

Max effort Thruster, 145

Benchmark WOD for Paleo Challenge

Squat, Box Jump, Pushup ladder. On the minute.

12 full rounds, 13 squats, 8 box jumps

Stephen R. Lampl 04-11-2010 01:56 PM

Re: Over 50 Crossfitters Sign In
 
[quote=Terry Dickman;766897]Thanks Pat just hoping winter doesn't come soon.
Check this guy out he is 92 its WFS.
[URL]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qkg_mxMZlXU[/URL][/quote]

Terry,

Inspiring to say the least. Thanks for posting the link!

John Jaeckel 04-11-2010 03:22 PM

Re: Over 50 Crossfitters Sign In
 
04.11.10
Month 2, Week 1, Wendler 5/3/1, Shoulder Press Day

WARMUP:
Shoulder press
5x60
5x75
3x90
20 PVC Rollovers

STRENGTH:
Shoulder Press
5x100
5x115
5x125

WOD:
Slight incline bench press 25x135
Behind the neck push press 25x75
4:32

Tim Fisher 04-11-2010 06:55 PM

Re: Over 50 Crossfitters Sign In
 
I worked out with my lovely wife today. I have been training her for the last few months, all I can say is that it has been pretty interesting. But really she has done well. I did take time to do 150 assisted push ups, 10 to 15 at a time.

Terry that was a great video, very inspiring. I can't imagine being that active and having that much energy in my nineties, I can only hope.


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