10/4 -GreenStrengthIV Training Log

Woke up feeling tired and sluggish so I did some light activity in the morning. Still felt a little tired in the afternoon until my second set on squats. I got a second wind so to say and the session turned out nice. 20 Rep set was easy, yet still left me in a heaping puddle of sweat and lack of oxygen.

Tuesday 10/4

Session 1

Airdyne x35min light “flush” ride (255cal)

Ankle Strap Sled Drag
45lb x5min

Upper Body Sled Drag
45lb x5min

Hang 3x30sec

Deadbug w/ Yoga Block 3×8

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Throwback Pic.. Sometimes you just have to get that grip an go! This is how my second session started. Turned out well in the end. 

Session 2 

Safety Squat Bar Squat (Ladder Program Wk 3 –  Day)
105×5, 155×5, 205×3, 255×3,
295 3 ladders of 3 rungs (5-3-2) = 30 total reps

Then

20 Rep Breathing Safety Squat Bar Squat
205 x20 reps w/ 3 breathes in between each rep

Football Bar Incline Bench Press
Wide Grip 105×6
135×6
145×6
155×6
165×5

Then

Football Bar Incline Bench Rep Set
115×15 – Rack & 3 breathes – Then x5 w/ medium grip = 20 total rep

Safety Squat Bar Reverse Lunge
105×8/8
135 2×8/8

DB Rolling Tricep Extension
25×15
35 2×15

Chin Up
3×10

Safety Squat Bar Goodmorning
105 3×10

Prowler March
90 3x40yd

Band Tricep Pressdown
Orange 3×20

Plate Pinch Farmers Walk
25lb Bumper 3x40yd

*All done in a circuit fashion – little rest if any

Belt Squat Walk
53 x3min

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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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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

9/28 – GreenStrengthIV Training Log

Im currently 2 weeks into a 4 week plan. This plan was to attack some volume as well as add some bodyweight. My body is/was in need of turning a blind eye towards some of the things I’ve been experimenting with over the last year or so. That said I am 10 days in and up 11.2lbs so far. I don’t expect the gain in weight to keep coming on as it did the first week. Things are stabilizing out a bit – but recovery and energy are much better. So far all is going good.

Wednesday 9/28

Session 1

TGU
53 3×1/1
70 x1/1
88 x1/1

KB Single Arm Press (Ladder Fashion – All Unbroken)
53 x5-3-2 = 10 per arm
62 x4-3-2-1 = 10 per arm
70 x3-2-1 = 6 per arm
70 x2-1 = 3 per arm
79 x2-1 = 3 per arm
88 2×1/1 = 2 per arm
(34 per arm total presses)

Tactical C2B Pull Ups
10×3 = 30 total

KB Single Arm Swing
70 5×10/10 – Done in about 6min

BJJ Lesson with Professor Rader x45-60min

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My professor – My friend – My GreenStrength Savage Athlete  

Justin Rader

Session 2

Belt Squat + Belt Squat Goodmorning
150 x10 squat x10 goodmorning
150 + 20 Chain around Neck 3×8/8

Sumo Deadlift (Wk 2 – Medium Day)
355 10×1 (60sec rest)

Then deficit conventional pulls (25lb bumper plate)
355 3×5

Split Stance Behind The Neck Axle Bar Press + Military Press
60 x8/8
90 x6/6
110 3×6/6

Seated Fat Handle V-Bar Band Row
Green band x15
Green + Orange Band 4×15

Dips
36 3×15, 12, 10

KB Shrug
DBL 88 3×15

Split Stance Standing DB Arnold Press
25 3×15

KB Handle Curl
36 2×10

Rope Tricep Extension
2×10

KB Swing
106 2×10, 2×15

Upper Body Sled Drag (Various Exercises)
45 x15min

Belted Sled Drag (Forward, Backward, Lateral)
100 x30min

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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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9/16 – GreenStrengthIV Training Log

Friday 9/16

Session 1

TGU

70 x5/5

“Right of Passage” C&P (Day 3 of 3)

70 5 ladders of 4 rungs (4-3-2-1) = 50 total presses per arm

Variety Neutral Grip Pull Ups

5 ladders of 4 rungs (4-3-2-1) = 50 total pull ups

Single Arm KB Swing

70 x 5/5, 5/5, 5/5, 5/5, 5/5, 5/5, 5/5, 5/5, 5/5, 5/5 = 100 total

Single Arm KB Farmers Walk

53 2x1min each side – no rest/back to back

Session 2

Spider Cambered Bar Back Squat (Day 3 of 3)

260 10×3 (approx 60-90sec rest)

Spider Cambered Bar Cyclist Back Squat – Heels on bumper 25

120×8, 170×8,

200 3×8

Dimel Deadlifts

185 3×12

Pyramid Deadlift

150 3×8

*Rest about 30sec between each – a few minutes between sets

Prowler Sprint

140 5x20yd

DBL KB Farmers Walk

88’s 3x40yd

Airdyne

5x10cal

*all done in superset – rest about 2-3min between each set

Sled Drag

90 x10min