Recent Training and Ropes Gone Wild

Being a father is busy. Sleep doesn’t always come regularly, and a hungry son can (and rightfully does) wreck havoc with a schedule. I wouldn’t trade it for the world. Recent activity:

1. My right knee reminded me that certain things, like squats with weight, make it angry. That bought me a week off Thanksgiving.
2. Since I can’t always train when I want and I can’t guarantee consistency, I need to eat cleaner. My pants have gotten tight, and I got rid of the bigger ones I had when I lost weight 18 months ago.
3. My template is basically double jerks and one arm jerks 2-3 days a week, snatches and swings 2-3 days a week, and a strength endurance session based on the Art of Strength. I rarely go longer than 30 minutes.
4. I recently acquired a 50′ of 1-1/2 inch manila rope from these guys. What do I do with my rope? Well, check out Art of Strength for more on Ropes Gone Wild. It looks deceptively easy, but it isn’t. For a guy with a balky knee, this is an excellent form of supplemental cardiovascular training and is very efficient.
5. I’m holding ground not setting any PRs right now. Life is good.

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One Response to “Recent Training and Ropes Gone Wild”

  1. Howie Says:

    Glad to hear you’re hanging tough buddy. That’s all that matters. Before you know it the little guy will be sleeping through the nights (and so will you)!!

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