10/3 – GreenStrengthIV Training Log

What a great day! Started around the time the sun was still over an hour away from showing us how bright it is. Everyone who was in at 6am did a great job, worked hard and definitely got 1% better in something. Then Mobile Mighty Greg and I played with iron and worked on skills. I followed that session up with a smash session in the afternoon. Body is starting to really feel good despite the volume I’ve thrown at it these last few weeks. This is due no doubt to my increase in calories. I reached out to a fellow coach and buddy of mine Dan Allison for some nutrition guidelines. We all need coaching and I really needed to hear someone tell me what I already knew I should be doing, yet my mind kept me from doing it. I’ve applied his advice all while still destroying a GIANT GREENSTRENGTH MEAL every night. Weight is up, recovery is much better, sleep has improved – winning situation!

Monday 10/3

Session 1

TGU
36 x1/1
53 x3/3
62 x1/1

KB Swing | Crawl 20min EMOM
70 Swing x10 Odd Min
Crawl (variety of variations) x20yds Even Min

Dbl KB Bottoms Up Sea Saw Press
36 2×5/5
44 2×5/5

Close Grip Neutral Grip Pull Up (Chest to bar)
18 4×5

DBall Shoulder + Carry | HSPU 12min EMOM
80 DBall Shoulder x3 and carry x40yd (alternated shoulder carry) Odd Min
Strict HSPU x5

Session 2

Airdyne x6min light warm up

Belt Squat + Belt Walk
150 x10 + 30sec walk
150+20 Chain around neck 3×10 + 30sec walk
*Rest was about 60sec

Sumo Deadlift (Wk 3 – Hard Day)
385 8×1
*60sec rest or so

Conventional Deficit Deadlift (3/4 inch mat)
385 5×5

Underhand T-Bar Row
75 x15
100 3×15

Football Bar Wide Grip Military Press (split stance)
105 3×8

Single Leg Hip Thrust
40 Chain 3×8/leg

KB Swing
106 5×10
*Rest around 60-90sec

Reverse Sled Drag
280 8x20yd
*45-60sec rest

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10/2 – GreenStrengthIV Training Log

This begins week 3 of my ladder program mumbo jumbo. Each week I have added 20lbs on the squats, and 10lbs on the bench. After this weekI will evaluate the past weeks, and enjoy the next phase to come.

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Sunday 10/2

Session 1

Safety Squat Bar Squat (Ladder Program Wk 3 – Hard Day)
105×5, 155×5, 205×3, 255×3,
295 5 ladders of 3 rungs (5-3-2) = 50 total reps

Axle Bar Close Grip Bench Press (Ladder Program Wk 3 – Hard Day)
60×5, 110×5, 160×5, 210×3
230 5 ladders of 3 rungs (5-3-2) = 50 total reps

Safety Squat Bar Speed Squats
235 5×3

Axle Bar Bench Speed Press
185 5×3

*60sec rest between each set – Exercises alternated each min

Chain Loaded Step Up
40lb Chain 4×6

Dips
53lb 4×8

Tactical Pull Up
14lb 4×5

Belt Squat Walk
150lb 3x1min (60sec rest)

Session 2

Band 4-Way Neck
Red Band 2×15/each direction
Stability Ball Stir The Pot
2×10/10

Belted Sled Drag + 5lb Ankle weights & 2.5lb wrist weights
90lb x33min (8 trips of 4oyd forward, backward, lateral karaoke)

50lb Weighted Vest Walk + 5lb ankle weights & 2.5lb wrist weights
20min


Airdyne x10min light spin – Kept ankle & Wrist weights on

Prone on bench ankle weight leg curl & wrist weight reverse fly
Alternated back and forth for 5×20 curls, 5×10 fly

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9/30 – GreenStrengthIV Training Log

Friday 9/30

Session 1

Belt Squat + Belt Goodmorning
150 3×10+10

Sumo Deadlift (Wk 2 – Light Day)
345 12×1 (60sec rest)

Then deficit conventional pulls (35lb bumper plate)
345 4×5

Step Up
Bodyweight x5/5
20lb Chain x5/5
40lb Chain 2×5/5

Deficit Barbell Pendlay Row
225 4×5

Seated Single Arm Band Pulldown
Orange Band 5×20

Football Bar Wide Grip OHP (Split Stance)
65×8
100 3×8

Stability Ball Bridge + Curl
3×10

Dips
3×20

DB Reverse Fly
15 3×15

Reverse Sled Drag
235 3x20yd

Forward Sled Drag
235 3x20yd

Thumbless Barbell Reverse Curl
3×12

Captains Crush Level 1
3×10/hand

Session 2 

Weighted Vest Walk
50lb x40min

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

Nutrition Made Simple – GO!

The topic of food, diets, supplements is a never ending discussion in the gym. I am beyond floored by the fact that the majority of us simply don’t understand how to eat for a healthy body/mind. Before we get crazy with all the nutrient timing and secret hacks out there we must first create an environment of consistency with 1 ingredient – real nutrient dense foods. Here is some direction – I call it nutrition made simple, dive in.

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  1. Educate yourself on what 1 ingredient – real nutrient dense foods are. For the sake of simplicity, here is a shopping list from the WHOLE 30 group.
  2. Understand you need to eat enough “fuel” each day to perform. A good starting point is to make sure you’re getting around 15xBW in Calories. After a few weeks you can adjust up or down accordingly. *Remember, lack of fuel can be a disaster to your hormones and performance/cognitive abilities.
  3. Build balanced meals. Nothing fancy here – just make sure each meal contains a
    -Protein Source
    -Fat Source
    -Vegetable and or/fruit source
    *Little secret here. Want to lose more fat? Opt for more colorful veggies in place of starches/fruits. *You can also use the shopping list to pick a variety of options for each spot in your meal.

Now go cook, enjoy the taste of real food, and be consistent. Oh and watch your energy levels and body change for the better.

One more thing – Supplements…. Ummm.. Ask after the following are in order.

-Sleeping 6-8 hours each night
-Eating the above for an extended period of time.. Not 2 weeks but at least 2 months.
-Daily activity for at least 20-30min
-Staying Hydrated.. Drink your WATER!

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Be a caring human to your body and get after it!

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9/26 – GreenStrengthIV Training Log

Monday 9/26

Session 1

KB Arm Bar w/ Bent Press
36 2×3/3 preses

TGU
53 3×1/1
62 2×1/1

KB Single Arm Swing
79 5×10/10 = 100 total (9min)

Single Arm KB Press Ladder
62 x5-4-3-2-1
62 x4-3-2-1
62 x3-2-1
70 x2 79×1
79 x1
*All sets unbroken
(35 total presses per arm)

CTB Tactical Pull Up
5x 3-3 = 30 total

Belted Sled Drag Forward & Backwards
110 x15min

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GreenStrength Food was definitely consumed before this second session.

Session 2

Belted Sled Drag Forward – 2x40yd & Backward x40yd
Single Leg Deadlift – 2×5/5

Belt Squat + Belt Squat Goodmorning
150 x8 squat x8 goodmorning
150 + 26 3×8/8

Sumo Deadlift (Wk 2 – Hard Day)
365 8×1 (60sec rest)

Then conventional pulls
365 3×5

Axle Bar Military Press (split stance)
60×8
110×8
120×8
125×8
130×8
135×8

T-Bar Neutral Grip Bent Row
25×15
50×15
75×15
100×15
125 2×15

Dips
45 4×10

Prone Incline KB Scap Shrug
62 4×12

Ring Supine Row
3×12

Axle Bar Curl
60 2×10

DB Side Raise
15 2×15

Band Pull Apart
Black Band 2×15

KB Swing
106 2×10
106 2×15

DBL KB Farmers Walk
88 4x40yds
*Little rest if any between superset and very small rest between each round

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