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  • Yup, busted out the crossfit today for the first time. 7 ring rows, 7 situps, 7 squats x7 for time (5.59) We also worked on muscle-ups, turkish getups and windmills. […]

    WOD

    Yup, busted out the crossfit today for the first time. 7 ring rows, 7 situps, 7 squats x7 for time (5.59) We also worked on muscle-ups, turkish getups and windmills. […]

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  • I’ve just made another interval timer. This time it’s a 20/10 sec split 20 10 intervals (mp3 592Kb)

    20/10 interval timer

    I’ve just made another interval timer. This time it’s a 20/10 sec split 20 10 intervals (mp3 592Kb)

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  • For about 2 months now I’ve made sure that I tack at least 10 minutes of light cardio on the end of my weights sessions. The difference is phenominal. I’d […]

    Small things make big differences

    For about 2 months now I’ve made sure that I tack at least 10 minutes of light cardio on the end of my weights sessions. The difference is phenominal. I’d […]

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  • I’ve been doing lots of interval training lately. Most of it I’m doing at home with my kettlebell in front of the wall of clocks but in the gym it’s […]

    A quick gift for you all

    I’ve been doing lots of interval training lately. Most of it I’m doing at home with my kettlebell in front of the wall of clocks but in the gym it’s […]

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  • Lately I’ve been doing lots of circuit style cardio. It’s great for my short attention span. Today’s circuit was a goody and you don’t need much space or equipment to […]

    Metabolic Shake-up

    Lately I’ve been doing lots of circuit style cardio. It’s great for my short attention span. Today’s circuit was a goody and you don’t need much space or equipment to […]

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  • I’ll join in the song lyrics as title game for now. I’m off to a cracker. Started a new training program today. Didn’t expect it to be quite as full […]

    (It’s people like you that) fuel my fire

    I’ll join in the song lyrics as title game for now. I’m off to a cracker. Started a new training program today. Didn’t expect it to be quite as full […]

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  • This year I've been struggling to figure out where to set my intensity level.
 
'Common' bodybuilding thinking would have you put 100% effort into your workout and have you staggering out of the gym about to fall over. However, if I doing this leaves me fatigued and putting in a sub-par effort the next workout. Therefor my 100% for the next workout is more like 50% and a slippery slope begins where I spend my whole weekend in bed or grizzling at my loved ones.

I'm interested in how other set their intensity and recovery level so please leave comment on your thoughts. Does everyone else really

    Intensity VS recovery

    This year I've been struggling to figure out where to set my intensity level. 'Common' bodybuilding thinking would have you put 100% effort into your workout and have you staggering out of the gym about to fall over. However, if I doing this leaves me fatigued and putting in a sub-par effort the next workout. Therefor my 100% for the next workout is more like 50% and a slippery slope begins where I spend my whole weekend in bed or grizzling at my loved ones. I'm interested in how other set their intensity and recovery level so please leave comment on your thoughts. Does everyone else really "smash it" in the gym everyday?

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