5 x 5 Articles

Training Update

Week 8 of Madcow 5 x 5 has been postponed. I changed my lift days from Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday to Monday, Wednesday, Friday this week to avoid the adjusted gym hours today, Thanksgiving Thursday.  To make it work, I needed to lift on Monday morning before work and...

I Hate Box Squats

Asked coach to take a look at my back squat form.  For the 5 x 5 program I'm doing, the weights are increasing and I wanted to make sure my form was good before I went much farther. Here is the first video he made.  As I thought - not going down low enough....

Training Update

THE LIFTING Five weeks on 5 x 5 So far, so good.  I've been able to move everything on the spreadsheet the number of reps I'm supposed to move it.  I believe I'm grow some new muscle for two reasons... 1) Lifts are increasing. 2) Diana asks stuff like "What's...

Week 4 on 5 x 5

Sorry I haven't been able to keep up with my blog.  Been too busy, too stressed, too tired.  I'm also working on another project, and there is a second project in the wings as well.  Work has been a little nuts.  You know how it is...life.  I do have my priorities in...

I Hate Box Squats

Asked coach to take a look at my back squat form.  For the 5 x 5 program I'm doing, the weights are increasing and I...

Training Update

THE LIFTING Five weeks on 5 x 5 So far, so good.  I've been able to move everything on the spreadsheet the number of...

Week 4 on 5 x 5

Sorry I haven't been able to keep up with my blog.  Been too busy, too stressed, too tired.  I'm also working on...

Madcow 5 x 5 Week 2

And the baby steps continue... I do think it is good for me to be doing this program right now.  I enjoy lifting so...

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Oct 6, 2012 Workout

This 5 x 5 I'm doing has three lifts a week.  Today was the 2nd day.  Deadlifts!  I haven't done deadlifts in a long...

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