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Forum: Digital Coaching 08-16-2013, 02:47 PM
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Views: 1,545
Posted By Paul Ryan
One arm push up progression form check

This is one of the progressions over on beastskills, the one where one arm is raised up and away from the body.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BBKzWaUfPt0 wfs

any problems? My back seems to sag a...
Forum: Fitness 07-30-2013, 04:18 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 3,360
Posted By Paul Ryan
Programming for bodyweight strength + endurance

Before we go on I have no access to weights etc. I want to gain some strength but my main focus needs to be endurance (military pft).

Up to now I've just been working out three times a week,...
Forum: Fitness 07-18-2013, 03:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,727
Posted By Paul Ryan
Re: Intervals for 1.5 miles

Ah I know what these are now. I hate them. :D
Forum: Fitness 07-17-2013, 12:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,727
Posted By Paul Ryan
Re: Intervals for 1.5 miles

Thanks for that! I've got a potentially stupid question now. Just what is a tempo run? Does it mean do 5k at an easy pace? 5k best effort? Or 5k at a pace that's uncomfortable but I can hold for...
Forum: Fitness 07-17-2013, 05:45 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,727
Posted By Paul Ryan
Re: Intervals for 1.5 miles

Thanks guys. How much rest should be between intervals ?
Forum: Fitness 07-17-2013, 04:51 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,727
Posted By Paul Ryan
Intervals for 1.5 miles

I no longer have access to a gym so doing WODs is impossible. All I have access to is my body and a park for pull ups and dips. I'm training for a 1.5 mile PFT. I know there are tons of threads on...
Forum: Starting 02-21-2013, 03:56 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,218
Posted By Paul Ryan
Overtraining question

I'm doing a specific push up plan to get my number up. Doing push ups four days a week, about 75 each workout. I'm also doing the 100 Day Burpee Challenge.

If I do the push ups early in the day and...
Forum: Fitness 02-16-2013, 09:26 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,681
Posted By Paul Ryan
Re: Programming for military

Right I tested my push ups and sit ups today after two weeks, and to my disappointment my scores only went from 32 to 35 and 39 to 42, despite doing a lot of bodyweight metcons over the last two...
Forum: Fitness 02-14-2013, 04:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,681
Posted By Paul Ryan
Forum: Workout Logs 02-12-2013, 09:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,319
Posted By Paul Ryan
Re: Paul's log

Strength kind of day today. Warm up with a few sets of assisted dips and pull ups. Then into

Dips. 1 minute rest between rounds.
2-3-4-4-3-2-2

Pull ups. First two sets spent finding the minimum...
Forum: Workout Logs 02-11-2013, 02:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,319
Posted By Paul Ryan
Re: Paul's log

Warm up - 11 Burpees as part of 100 Day Challenge.

Pyramid workout: 2 push ups, 3 leg levers, 4 squats
Hit failure at round 7 (14 push ups, 21 leg levers, 28 squats)
Totals: 98 push ups, 147 leg...
Forum: Fitness 02-10-2013, 03:25 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,681
Posted By Paul Ryan
Re: Programming for military

Understood, more running will be included. :)

Do you have any other advice on how to structure my training?

I understand that above all I need to work out push ups, sit ups and running, but I...
Forum: Fitness 02-07-2013, 06:46 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,681
Posted By Paul Ryan
Re: Programming for military

The sports shop I went to recommended wrong shoes for my feet and I don't have enough money to get them changed. Any more than one run a week and my shins start to kill me. So I figured rowing would...
Forum: Exercises 02-07-2013, 06:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,645
Posted By Paul Ryan
Kettlebell thrusters

Is it possible to do a thruster with only one kettlebell? As in hold it in both hands by the base and do the movement as you normally would?

Any problems with doing it like this?
Forum: Fitness 02-07-2013, 05:47 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,681
Posted By Paul Ryan
Programming for military

So as some of you may know I'll be applying for army in the next 12 months, so instead of following the main page WOD, which is difficult to to lack of equipment, space etc, I'm designing my own...
Forum: Workout Logs 02-07-2013, 03:13 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,319
Posted By Paul Ryan
Re: Paul's log

This morning's workout was

Max rounds in 3 minutes of
6 push ups
9 squats
12 leg levers

5 sets, 1 minute rest between sets.

Set 1 - 3 rounds + 6 push ups + 9 squats + 5 levers
Forum: Workout Logs 02-06-2013, 04:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,319
Posted By Paul Ryan
Re: Paul's log

Rest day today.

Pretty sure I've pulled my bicep. Arm is Extremely sore to extend fully. It does seem fine after a few minutes rowing though.

I've discovered almond butter, and found a place that...
Forum: Nutrition 02-06-2013, 07:15 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 7,821
Posted By Paul Ryan
Re: Renegade diet/Intermittent Fasting with Paleo/Primal

Sorry to hijack the thread but I have a question.

When doing IF, say 16 8, is it really just a way of timing meals and has no extra fat loss benefit than if you ate the exact same amount of...
Forum: Workout Logs 02-05-2013, 08:20 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,319
Posted By Paul Ryan
Re: Paul's log

Nutrition going well. Lots of meat, eggs, olive oil, veg, some fruit. Started a fast at 4pm yesterday until about 9-9:30 today. Breakfast was a few almonds, two chicken breasts, two eggs, half an...
Forum: Starting 02-04-2013, 04:23 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,813
Posted By Paul Ryan
Re: What do do when the gym is too full

Someone took my box for box jumps in the 30 seconds I was gone to do my pull ups today haha.

I can't really be bothered making a fuss about it to be honest. I'll just programme my own workouts so I...
Forum: Workout Logs 02-04-2013, 03:41 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,319
Posted By Paul Ryan
Re: Paul's log

Right, a little bit more background info. Between a year and 6 months ago I was exercising very regularly. 1.5 mile run time was in the 10:30 ish region. Anyway I got very bad shin splints and was...
Forum: Health and Medical Issues 02-03-2013, 07:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,601
Posted By Paul Ryan
Re: Some sort of palpitations

Exactly the same symptoms as me. I first noticed these when I was 15. I'd only get like one a month but my parents got me checked out. All clear. However when I started exercising regularly at 19 I...
Forum: Fitness 02-02-2013, 01:07 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 9,208
Posted By Paul Ryan
Re: Special Forces Preparation

This. You need to go the Brecon Beacons and at the very least familiarise yourself with the area. Leg strength and endurance is very important. Become a god with a map and compass and make sure you...
Forum: Starting 02-02-2013, 10:49 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,813
Posted By Paul Ryan
What do do when the gym is too full

I'm a college student and workout at my university's gym. It's got everything I need (except rings) but it's pretty small and usually pretty busy, especially the weights section. So if I'm doing a...
Forum: Technical Support 02-02-2013, 09:17 AM
Replies: 761
Views: 225,195
Posted By Paul Ryan
Re: Changing City and State

Hey,

Could you change me to Dublin, Ireland please?

Thanks!
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