Our Blog Archives for February of 2011

Winter Is Definitely Still the Theme!

Published 02/03/2011

No doubt about it! And by the looks of it, I’m not banking on P. Phil’s prediction. In between some serious shoveling, there was one day I felt fresh enough to hit some heavy lifting indoors.

Strength Gains and How Invincibility Can Lead to Disability

Published 02/07/2011

After finishing up some PT sessions at BFC, I fit in some strength time for myself.  Here are the highlights:  Deadlift: 295 x 3, 3, 305×3, 317×4 (calculates to a new PR).  Last set below at the new digs… Press: 135×3, 3, 140×3, 3 (also calculates to a new PR).  Last set a little grindy but form was kept in...

Back at It (Kinda)

Published 02/16/2011

Though limited in exercise options without two working feet, the drive to get the strong blood flowing was undeniable. In between a lot of Resting, Icing, Compressing and Elevating (RICE), I drove my gimpy ass to BFC to get in a couple careful WODs. Choosing and executing the exercises were easy; the hardest part was figuring how to warm up properly.

Basement Bike Sprints and Strength Movements

Published 02/23/2011

The 2 week old tenderfoot caused me pull the plug on an OH Squat WOD I had planned for the weekend. Since I was set on doing something, I headed back to the basement and saddled up on the newly ebay-acquired fluid bike trainer. As some of you may know, I don’t really enjoy cycling and consequently am not particularly good at it. So without many alternatives, I thought I’d get the blood up and the lungs burning while practicing my technique.