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Re: Twitter your random excersize thoughts and workout experiences.
« Reply #525 on: September 04, 2014, 05:44:12 PM »
I think I have turf tough from running.
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Re: Twitter your random excersize thoughts and workout experiences.
« Reply #526 on: September 04, 2014, 05:51:09 PM »
I think I have turf tough from running.

That sounds much more studly than "turf toe."   ;)
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« Reply #527 on: September 06, 2014, 11:49:06 PM »
Seems my difficulties were somewhat worsened by an oncoming stomach bug which SUCKED. But once it passed I made good use of the running machine on my last ship!
The crew had forgotten they had one!
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« Reply #528 on: September 08, 2014, 03:56:52 AM »
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« Reply #529 on: September 12, 2014, 05:14:34 AM »
Another cardio day. 15min on the bag and 30min running.
I hate not being as fit as I was but Im loving the feeling of progress! I was kind of at a plateau before.
However running laps on the top deck in 37 degree heat isnt ideal. 35 laps= a mile.
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Re: Twitter your random excersize thoughts and workout experiences.
« Reply #530 on: September 12, 2014, 05:20:05 AM »
running laps on the top deck in 37 degree heat isnt ideal.

even laying in the shade naked in 37-degree heat isn't ideal!
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« Reply #531 on: September 12, 2014, 05:24:41 AM »
running laps on the top deck in 37 degree heat isnt ideal.

even laying in the shade naked in 37-degree heat isn't ideal!
Right. Inside is cool til about 11pm but then its too hot to sleep naked.
Its not really that bad after the first few days though.
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Re: Twitter your random excersize thoughts and workout experiences.
« Reply #532 on: September 12, 2014, 06:30:57 PM »
finally getting more confident I won't fall on my face or hurt my back, but have yet to press-to-handstand from this point (I've only been practicing HSPU against a wall...I suspect I would impale myself on the equipment if I tried it right now)
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« Reply #533 on: September 14, 2014, 02:21:05 AM »
I suspect I would impale myself on the equipment if I tried it right now

...aaaaaaaaand did that _twice_ today. it's easier to untangle myself from than I expected, though :)
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« Reply #534 on: September 15, 2014, 09:34:36 AM »
Todays thought-
People rag on treadmills but I find them really useful for accustoming myself to am exact pace for greater consistency. Also when Im starting to scale up my training they are a good metric of where Im at because they remain constant regardless of weather and the numbers dont lie!
I usually clock slightly better outside but I dont use it for absolute speed training.
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Re: Twitter your random excersize thoughts and workout experiences.
« Reply #535 on: September 29, 2014, 07:59:31 PM »
So I have been posting, infrequently, updates about getting in shape for a tough mudder.

Last summer I did one with zero training and while I finished every obstacle the 12.5 miles kicked my ass and I couldn't walk normally for about three days.

I worked my way up this summer to running three times a week with a long run of 10 miles, about 22 miles total a week, and I was also doing some calisthenics. Three weeks before the race my wife had a baby and I hurt my toe witch severely reduced my training volume in the end weeks. However, no worries. The race was Saturday and I finished much stronger than last year. Made it through every obstacle with far less effort than last year and I ran the entire 11 miles without needing to walk a bit. The best part, I wasn't even sore the next day.

I am very happy with my workout program this summer and I really set a goal and met it. Now its on to bigger and better goals.

I am going to take a break from running for probably the next six months. I am a graduate student and I normally work M-F 7AM to 7PM, and I live so far north that the current day length is from 6:30-7:30, and I don't like running on country roads in the dark. My focus instead of running will be lifting, box jumps, sprints around the 1/8 mile track at my gym, and jump rope as I try to loose more weight.
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Great result! Im delighted you overcame those obstacles (no offense meant in referring to your bundle of joy as an obstacle) and got a time and more importantly a performance you were happy with!
That sounds like a great plan, Id be interested in hearing about how it progresses!
Oh, and congrats to you and the wife on the little obstacle.
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My focus instead of running will be lifting, box jumps-

I've just started doing that.
it's weird to think 'how long has it been since I last...jumped' (sure I've hopped down from this, I even touched the basketball hoop a while back, but... jumping onto things? it's like a foreign concept).
pretttty sure I can barely(if at all) jump waist height right now...that's with any form, legs, arm swing, etc.
coupling it with sprints, is your goal to get more explosive power?
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