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Postby Venkman » Sat Aug 22, 2009 2:27 pm

Ruli wrote:absolutely - it's called kipping. jsut search the site to find links to videos that will show you how to kip.


Nice thanks, I'll check it out.
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Postby Venkman » Mon Aug 24, 2009 7:39 am

L1D3, 6:40
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Postby Venkman » Wed Aug 26, 2009 6:42 pm

L1D1, 24 reps
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Postby Ruli » Wed Aug 26, 2009 7:40 pm

keep at it venkman - you're making good progress.
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Postby Venkman » Fri Aug 28, 2009 10:38 am

L1D2 complete (no timing). Pull-ups were all done fo' real. :)
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Postby Venkman » Sun Aug 30, 2009 5:24 pm

L1D3, 6:34
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Postby Venkman » Wed Sep 02, 2009 10:04 am

L1D1, 23.

Part of the slight decline is due to variance as I assume you all are familiar with. Factors like food, amount of sleep, general fatigue, temperature in the room, etc.

In this particular case I did some 3 for 1 "jump-up and hold, go down slowly" pull-ups after I was wiped out on regular ones. I haven't done those in a while and had been sticking with just body rows, which are significantly easier. So I think I got a better arm workout in this case.

I'm having trouble with squat form. Hands on hips? How far down? How do you both stop your knees from crossing over your feet and keep your torso relatively upright?
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Postby Ghokun » Wed Sep 02, 2009 10:51 am

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Postby redleader327 » Wed Sep 02, 2009 3:47 pm

^^^^

That's how I do them. When I wasn't sure, I googled bodyweight squats & proper squat form. All pics & vids were essentially the same: put your arms out, keep the weight over your heels, and your back straight. I also do a few squats during my stretching/warmup and during my machines set, just so I know my form is solid.
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Postby Venkman » Mon Sep 07, 2009 7:46 pm

Slacked for a few days there, but now did L1D2.
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Postby Venkman » Wed Sep 09, 2009 10:08 am

L1D3, 6:00
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Re: Venkman's log

Postby Venkman » Mon Oct 25, 2010 7:18 pm

Wow, over a year...square one, L1D1, 15 reps.
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Re: Venkman's log

Postby Ruli » Wed Oct 27, 2010 4:16 am

welcome back!
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Re: Venkman's log

Postby cheapo » Wed Oct 27, 2010 4:52 am

Ruli wrote:welcome back!


Seriously.

The important thing is that you're back. Ease yourself back into it and don't sweat the numbers and if you're super sore skip a workout.
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Re: Venkman's log

Postby Venkman » Wed Oct 27, 2010 9:06 pm

Thanks guys...

Yea I'm a little sore today but I still did D2 (no timing, just 3 mins between sets). Actually needed to do knee push-ups for a couple of the sets.
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