BigDog’s Blog – Training

BigDog’s Blog – Training

Bigdog’s Blog – 020315

Well, this year is moving at a steady rate of knots, isn’t it? Holy schmokes! I’ve got some really exciting projects that I’m working on, history making stuff, really 🙂 A. Front squat w/ axle and straps 2×2@115kg B. Deadlift w/ axle and straps 4×6@160kg C. Press w/ axle 3×8@62kg[…]

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Bigdog’s Blog – 260215

A. Press 6@20kg,40kg,60kg 6@75kg(NEW 6RM!!!) 7@72.5kg 8@70kg B. Front squat w/ axle, straps and wraps E90sec x 3rds x 2reps @ 112kg rest 3mins, then repeat series C. A bunch of accessory stuff for lower body – Harrop curls – Calf raises – Single leg step downs – Seated calf raises

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Bigdog’s Blog – 250215

I was meant to squat today, but my knees are too inflamed to bend, I went for a solid jog with my daughter on my back (in a hiking pack), and walked to the aquatic centre and back. All up, 3hours or close to it of activity. I was stuffed[…]

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Bigdog’s blog – 240215

Bigdog sets a PR press 1RM at 90kg and after just missing a second rep, went for 92.5kg and nailed it! #bigdogprotocol #projectmovestrong #press1rm #pr #movestronggym #strongman #crossfit A video posted by Move Strong Gym (@movestronggym) on Feb 24, 2015 at 3:30am PST Session I A. Press 4@40kg,50kg,60kg,70kg,80kg(NEW 4RM!!!) 1@90kg,92.5kg[…]

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Bigdog’s Blog – 230215

Time to get serious about the Arnold qualifier in June. I’m still not sure if I’ll be clear to go or not but I’m still going to work towards it 🙂 I’m having fun busting out a few WODs every now and then, I think CrossFit is keeping me in[…]

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Bigdog’s Blog – 200215

A. Deadlift 5×5@155kg B. Press 6,7,7,7 @ 70kg C. SG BTN Press 5,4,3,2,1 @ 50kg (EMOM) D. DB Lateral raises 20,15,10 @ 6kg/hand Here’s my progress selfie. I’m happy with my progress, not as fat as others are at my weight but could be leaner…who cares 🙂  

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Bigdog’s Blog – 140215

Session I Ran to work up hill this morning, did it pretty quick as I left home late haha. Session II A. Trap Bar Deadlift 3×3 @ 192.5kg B. Bench Press 8@95kg 3×10@85kg C. Feet elevated close grip bench press 15,12@60kg D. Front squat 2×10@92.5kg A big week,  I didn’t[…]

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Bigdog’s blog – 120215

Felt meh again today. Probably cos my macros were out of whack a bit this week and sleep hasn’t been all to excellent. I was meant to train yesterday but did a 2hr walk with poppy up and around the Don river. ‘Twas a really nice walk and I enjoyed[…]

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Bigdog’s Blog – 090215

This is my second cycle for this program. It’s pretty brutal but I feel that it’s getting me where I want to go in terms of strength gains. I find mixing in a session or two each week of CrossFit (the lower impact ones) keeps me in condition and fit[…]

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