9/29 – GreenStrengthIV Training Log

Thursday 9/29

Session 1

Safety Squat Bar Squat (Ladder Program – Wk 2 Medium Day)
105×5, 155×5, 205×5, 255×3
275 4 ladders of 3 rungs (5-3-2) = 40 total reps

Axle Bar Close Grip Bench Press (Ladder Program – Wk 2 Medium Day)
60×5, 110×5, 160×5
220 4 ladders of 3 rungs (5-3-2) = 40 total reps

Safety Squat Bar Pause Squats
205 4×3 (2 sec pause)

Ring Supine Rows
3×15

Zercher Reverse Lunge
60×6/6
110 2×6/6

Safety Squat Bar Loaded Walk
205 3x40yds

Standing Calf Raise
3×20

Russian KB Farmers Walk
DBL 62 3x40yds

Band Palloff Circles
Red Band 3×10/10

BJJ Drilling w/ Professor Rader x45min

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Session 2

TGU
53 x3/3 (Unbroken)

Max Power Endurance KB Swing
70 x8 EMOM x20min = 160 total swings

Prowler Walk
210 8×20

C2B Strict Pull Up
8×3

Airdyne Sprint
10cal EMOM x10min

Belted Sled Drag – Forward, Backwards, Lateral
100 x10min

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GreenStrength Fighters

This friday night in Tulsa Ok I have 4 fighters going to battle on the Legacy FC Card! Many people who train combat sports have asked about what I do, or they think from years ago I may be doing similar things as before. WRONG! I am building HEALTHY – STRONGER – FIGHTERS. All four of my guys recently posted or sent me a message via text. I posted them all below as I feel this shows firsthand what we are accomplishing together. These guys are moving, feeling, recovering flat out better than before and they all stand behind the fact they feel it has made their FIGHT TRAINING BETTER. That’s the purpose here. Derrick is the newest addition to the team but he is such a hard working, humble stud who has fit right in and just been a DO’er! Looking over notes on Rafael we saw where over the past 3+ years we have added 12lbs of Lean Body Mass to his frame while keeping weight around the same. Yes, ponder that and add the fact his injuries and small set backs from training have drastically gone down. He moves, sleeps, feels BETTER!

I can’t thank these gentleman enough for being the foundation and the true start to the #GreenStrength revolution.

Derrick Adkins recently had this to say on a FB Post 

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“Yesterday I was tired and kind of sluggish. Then I got up and got to my strength and conditioning workout, Luke put me through simple fight week movements and I left feeling good and went straight to kickboxing and killed that workout feeling a lot better because of the first workout, instead of feeling worse because I killed a hard lifting workout. That has been the story of this fight camp, #Greenstrength workouts have enhanced my sport specific workouts for sure!”

Rafael Lovato Jr. recently put this tweet out

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“My #strengthandconditioning coach, Luke Tirey, killing a 106lb #KB #turkishgetup this morning! He has totally changed my body composition, kept me healthy, made my stronger, & got me in the best shape of my life over the last few years. I am so thankful to have him a part of my #fightcamp. Give him a follow at @greenstrengthiv. #greenstrength #teamlovato #intelligenttraining #bestofbothworlds”

Justin Rader recently sent me this text message 

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” Hey man I just wanted to shoot you a message and tell you thank you so much for everything! Everything you have had me do has really paid off. I feel amazing! I can feel it in my practices, I am stronger, faster, and just feel incredible! Thanks so much again, I hope to represent well at Legacy FC!

Myron Dennis recently posted this to his FB

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“It’s fight week and I feel amazing. 12 + weeks will drive you crazy. For the first time in my pro career, I don’t have the stress of a large weight cut.”

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Professor Justin Rader 2nd MMA Fight KO – #GreenStrength

Justin Rader is simple one of the honest, nicest, caring, badass dude I have ever met.

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As I become more fascinated with the mind and levels of conciseness I can start to understand and see where this man goes inside his head. What I mean is he not only trains his mind to be a champion, he lives his life as a winner daily. Many could learn from professor Rader, and ironically many will understand what I am talking about from the other side of the cage… Sucks for you!

Congratulations on the transition from World Champion Grappler to hopefully a World Champion MMA Fighter!

Rafael Lovato Jr. Interview W/ White Belt BJJ

This weekend out in Cali my Lovato Jr. BJJ Family is going to work. Click here to check out this awesome interview Rafael did with White Belt BJJ. Getting to know and train Rafael, Justin Rader, James Puopolo, Jared Dopp, Xande Ribeiro, and more has been an entertaining honor I can’t describe.

You can find the interview HERE if you missed it above!