Strength of Will, Always Burning

Strength of Will, Always Burning
Welcome to my Blog.

Here I will outline the current training I am under taking. My current stats can be found at MuscleandBrawn.

Tuesday, March 29, 2011


March 29th, 2011 - Session#:91
Week 1 Workout 4
Weight: 176.8 lbs
Time: 50 mins
Deadlift
*Warmup*: Bx5, 225x5B, 245x5B, 265x3B
245lb/111kgx5B
285lb/130kgx5B
320lb/145kgx6B
Glute Ham Raise
3xBWx10
Good Morning
115x5
135x5
135x10
Hanging Leg Raises
BWx10
BWx15
Conditioning
Walking
Notes: Workout Notes
Foam Rolling = Win!
-Aaron

Monday, March 28, 2011


March 28th, 2011 - Session#:90
Week 1 Workout 3
Weight: 176.4 lbs
Time: ~ 1 hour
Bench Press
*Warmup*: Bx5, 130x5, 140x5, 150x3
140x5
160x5
185X5 with spotter assist, not very much though, just a touch on the last ones.
Dumbbell Bench Press
55x10
3x60x10
Chinups
This time:15 10,5
Rope Pushdown
3x90x10
90x8
Conditioning
Some tire flips and ropes
Notes: Workout Notes
good workout.
Bonus: External Rotations
-Aaron

March 25th, 2011 - Session#: 89
Week 1 Workout 2
Weight: 175 lbs
Time: N/A
Squat
Warmup: Bx5,135x5, 195x5, 210x5B, 225x3B
210x5B
245x5B
275x5B <- I think I had one or two more in me.
Rack Pulls
2x335x5
365x5 <-I'll increase ROM next time.
Rack Pulls
335x5
335x3
315x5 <- now with more ROM!
Front Squats
2xBarx10
65x10
Conditioning
None.
Workout Notes
Good workout.
-Aaron

Thursday, March 24, 2011


March 24th, 2011 - Session#: 88
Week 1 Workout 1
Weight: 174.4 lbs
Time: 50 mins
Military Press
Warmup: Bx8, 70x5, 75x5, 80x3
75x5
90x5
100x5
Incline Bench Press
125x5
2x130x5
Power Cleans working on form, its been over a year since I've done any sort of clean or snatch movement by my memory.
2x30kgx5
Weighted Dips
This time: 28
8,6,6,8
Conditioning
None
Notes: Great workout.
-Aaron

March 22nd, 2011 - Session#:87
Week 4 Workout 4
Weight: N/A
Time: N/A
Deadlift
*Warmup*: Bx5
220x5B, 240x5B, 260x5B
Conditioning
Run, rope, waiter walk, farmer walk, tire flip, etc
Notes: Workout Notes
-Aaron

March 21th, 2011 - Session#:86
Week 4 Workout 3
Weight: 175 lbs
Time: N/A
Bench Press
*Warmup*: Bx5
125x5, 135x5, 150x5
Rope Pushdown
80x10
2x90x10
Conditioning
Walking
Notes: Workout Notes
4 min jog, suitcase walks, Ropes, Farmer's Walk, Tire Flips
-Aaron

March 19th, 2011 - Session#: 85
Week 4 Workout 2
Weight: 175 lbs
Time: N/A
Squat
Warmup: Bx5,135x5
190x5, 205x5B, 220x5B
Conditioning
A medley of Boxing, KB Jerk, Pushups, Farmer's Walk, sled, and Chinups.
Workout Notes
Good workout
-Aaron

Wednesday, March 23, 2011

Excellent documentary.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PSKJrgGqx_E&feature=feedlik

Friday, March 18, 2011


March 18th, 2011 - Session#: 84
Week 4 Workout 1
Weight: 175 lbs
Time: 1 hour
Military Press
Warmup: Bx8,
70x5
75x5
80x5
Mobility work & Foam Rolling
Conditioning
A bunch of jogging, waiter walks, farmers walks, sandbag carries, ropes.
Notes: Meh. Deload week has begun.
-Aaron

Monday, March 14, 2011


March 14th, 2011 - Session#:83
Week 3 Workout 4
Weight: 173.2 lbs
Time: N/A
Deadlift
*Warmup*: Bx5, 220x5B, 240x5B, 260x3B
275lb/125kgx5B
315lb/143kgx3B
350lb/159kgx1B
Glute Ham Raise
3xBWx10
Leg Press
2x380x10
270x20
Hanging Leg Raises
BWx10
BWx15
Conditioning
None
Notes: Workout Notes
Made up complex of KB Jerks, Suitcase Walks, Sandbag carries, Pushups, Chin-ups, Farmer's Walks.
-Aaron

March 12th, 2011 - Session#:82
Week 3 Workout 3
Weight: 176.2 lbs
Time: 30 mins
Bench Press
*Warmup*: Bx5, 125x5, 135x5, 150x3
160x5
180x3
200x1
Dumbbell Bench Press
3x60x10
Chinups
This time: skipped
Rope Pushdown
3x90x10 barely got the last set
Conditioning
Walking
Notes: Workout Notes
Didn't have much time today :/
-Aaron

Wednesday, March 9, 2011


March 9th, 2011 - Session#: 81
Week 3 Workout 2
Weight: 175.6 lbs
Time: 1 hour
Squat
Warmup: Bx5,135x5, 190x5, 205x5B, 220x3B
235x5B
270x3B
300x1B <- depth sucked, I could've done better.
Rack Pulls
2x335x5
365x5 <-I'll increase ROM next time.
Front Squats
2xBarx10
65x10
Conditioning
a little boxing, some farmers walks, random stuff.
Workout Notes
Good workout
-Aaron

Monday, March 7, 2011


March 7th, 2011 - Session#: 80
Week 3 Workout 1
Weight: 174.8
Time: 50 mins
Military Press
Warmup: Bx8, 70x5, 75x5, 80x3
85x5
95x3
105x4
Incline Bench Press
2x125x5
130x5
Bent-Over Rows (Pendlay style)
3x145x6
Weighted Dips
This time: 26
6,6,5,5,4
Conditioning
Some farmers walks, along with some random stuff. (chinups, pushups, rope pushdowns, etc)
Notes: Great workout.
Bonus: Bat Wings
-Aaron

March 5th, 2011 - Session#:79
Week 2 Workout 4
Weight: 172.8 lbs
Time: N/A
Deadlift
*Warmup*: Bx5, 220x5B, 240x5B, 260x3B
260lb/117kgx3B
295lb/134kgx3B
330lb/150kgx3B
Glute Ham Raise
3xBWx10
Leg Press
skipped
Hanging Leg Raises
2x10
Conditioning
None
Notes: Workout Notes
No time, just got in and got out.
-Aaron

Wednesday, March 2, 2011


March 1st, 2011 - Session#: 77
Week 2 Workout 2
Weight: 173 lbs
Time: 35 mins
Squat
Warmup: Bx5,135x5, 190x5, 205x5B, 220x3B
220x3B
250x3B
285x1.5B <- wow I just failed there.
extra form work
Rack Pulls
skipped
Front Squats
3xBarx10
Conditioning
Walking
Workout Notes
Poor workout, wish I had done better.
-Aaron


March 2nd, 2011 - Session#:78
Week 2 Workout 3
Weight: 174.6 lbs
Time: 1 hour 25 mins
Bench Press
*Warmup*: Bx5, 125x5, 135x5, 150x3
150x3
170x3
190x3
Bonus form work: 135x7
Dumbbell Bench Press
55x10
3x60x10
Chinups
This time: 55
10,8,5,5,4,5,5,5,3,5
Rope Pushdown
2x80x10
90x10
90x6+extra
Conditioning
Walking + some fun with Waiters Walks, Cross Walks and Farmer's Walks
Notes: Workout Notes
I need to work on my bench form. I believe my setup is quite good, though I need to work on staying tight through the movement, maintaining that tightness and control, and exploding the bar up so to speak.
-Aaron