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November 18, 2009, 07:58:58 AM
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Ehm, doesn't that burn muscle instead of bodyfat? (I'm not sure anymore, I remember someone saying that a while ago.)

EDIT: Oh, well, it seems that low intensity on an empty stomach burns fat, and high intensity on an empty stomach burns carbs, and since you don't have much of that in the morning, it burns muscle. *shrugs* I still eat before working out. :D
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November 27, 2009, 06:47:38 PM
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Well here is what I know. If you run TOO HARD before you lift weights, you burn all the glucose out of your muscle. If you warm up vigorously with a small jog, it's good for you and gets blood flowing to your muscles without burning so much sugar out of them you're too tired to lift. Sylvester Stallone recommends about 5 to 10 minutes of vigorous warming up on a stairmaster or a treadmill - vigorous meaning you're not quite out of breath but your heart's beating decently quick. Now if you run all out over about 20 minutes and blast your body, it's healthy, it's good for burning fat, if that's your goal. But it will not build mass, just cardiovascular endurance.

If you *run* AFTER a hard lifting session, you may be more tired and can't run with all your power, but the bloodflow nourishes the muscles and also balances out decently between strength, endurance, and cardiovascular fitness. The thing is I got too lazy with my cardio, not to mention I had an ingrown toenail almost 8 months and couldn't run for a while, so I was getting fucked on my cardio. Pardon my language by the way, I try not to curse too much but I pick up bad and good habits in the Army.

Without further adieu, I'll post what I did today:

Flat Benchpress
245x6
245x5
245x3
245x3
225x7
225x3
225x3
225x3

Barbell Bicep Curls
70x15
70x10
50x12
50x10
30x12
30x12

Lat Pulldowns
160x6
160x5
140x8
140x5
120x10

Situps
70
10
10

Heavy Bag
Practiced good form and small bursts for 2 minutes or so

Cardio - Treadmill Run - .85 in 8:30 - I accidentally slammed the stop button

Heavy Bag
More of the same, 2 minutes or so

Cardio - Treadmill Run - 2 miles in 17:30 - Yeah I know, horrible

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Did my best. This week's been hectic as fuck at work and it's been hard to get in the gym because I'm so dog-piss tired after each day at work. As you can see I'm picking up on cardio and lifting only moderate weight now. I weigh 230 lbs. flat and stayed the same weight about 2 1/2 months, which is good, and working on trimming my bodyfat.

Things have been hectic but I take vacation in December and I'll be working more on my weaknesses during that time.

*EDIT: I put 'lift' instead of 'run', so I fixed it in the second paragraph.
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November 28, 2009, 02:02:07 AM
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For the next three weeks I'm trying out this regime:


Yesterday was day 1 (odd), and today is day 2 (even).

Odd days:
Treadmill running (between 1-2 km in a randomly decided manner)
Chin-ups
Benchpress
Deadlift to shoulder press
5 minutes of Tabata on bike

Ever other even day (2, 6, 10, etc)
Shoulder workout
Chest workout
5 minutes of Tabata on bike

Every other other even day (4, 8, 12, etc)
Back workout
Core workout
5 minutes of Tabata on bike
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November 29, 2009, 01:01:53 PM
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This is my regimen, I'm gonna start it whenever I get some more barbell plates or chains for my deadlifts since my 150 pound barbell is rusty and to light.
randomly or as often as possible- forearm/shin bone conditioning, *smacking with piece of wood*  forearm/fist/shin skin conditioning *gravel for fists, rattan/wood strips for forearm and shins*.
endurance/skill- randori with my dad/friends, sparring.
Strength- , one armed pushup work, deadlift and  weighted pistol singles until fatigue *not failure*, front lever progressions, l-sit work *working my way up to dragon flags* handstand pushups/shrugs,
Flexibility- PNF stretching
Plyometrics- once or twice a week  on a semi-random basis I do jumping squats and clapping pushups.
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December 01, 2009, 12:11:19 AM
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Flat Barbell Benchpress
245x5
245x5
245x4
245x3
225x6
225x5
225x3
225x4

Barbell Bicep Curls
70x13
70x10
50x12
50x10
20x20
20x20

Closed Grip Lat Pulldowns
160x7
160x7
140x7
140x4
120x10

Situps
56

Cardio
Ran 10 minutes on treadmill, then ran back from the PFC gym to the barracks, about a bit less than a mile, in negative 10 fahrenheit. I kept my bodyheat up and I was fine.

Comments:

I worked out three times today. For PT this morning we worked all abs and legs with various squats, different ab excercises like frog kicks and flutter kicks, it was nuts. We then did Iron Mikes down the hallways of the barracks.

Later on we also did Combatives drills, practicing getting out of people mounting you, how to snake out and reverse certain holds. Tomorrow we do actual matches.
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December 23, 2009, 11:39:45 AM
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Multiple sets of 1 rep of one arm emphasized pushups
pistol work, similar to what is shown in this video; http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TzVMNoxoxTU
tucked v-sit holds
singles on the deadlift
renegade rows singles
4 sets of 2 reps handstand pushups
*note* I always incorporate pavels "Dynamic Isometric" concept; Five second pause at most disadvantaged portion of exercise *top of renegade row, bottom of pushup, etc.*
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December 24, 2009, 02:35:52 PM
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Flat Benchpress
285xSpotted. FUCK.
275x1
265x1 , spotted halfway on 2nd, FUCK!!!!
245x3
225x5
205x8
185x7
175x7
155x8
135x9
Barx30

Barbell Bicep Curls
70x20
60x12
30x21

Lat Pulldowns
190x4
175x3
155x2
145x3

Neck Harness
25lbs.x12
15lbs.x20

Situps
60

Cardio:

Earlier today I jogged to KFC about 3 miles and walked back, in the rain.

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I am jogging so much that it is burning off muscle. I'm pissed.. I used to be able to max at 310 lbs. in Iraq. I want to lose fat but I don't want to lose my benchpress either!

If you want to follow my workout thread, it was started since I've been in Iraq. Here is it:

http://www.thekisanctuary.com/viewtopic.php?f=16&t=220&start=140
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December 24, 2009, 03:13:27 PM
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Use a different fat burning method.

Ever hear of HIIT? (High intensity interval training)

Basically, warmup however you want. Then, you go really hard for a minute, rest for 30 seconds. Really hard for a minute, rest 30 seconds. Do it for about 20 - 30 minutes. You can do whatever you want. Jumprope, mountain climbers, jumping jacks, etc. I do this to avoid long boring cardio sessions. Its about a 30 minute cardio workout, plus it revvs up your metabolism.

Another way is to, early in the morning, do resistance training. But, make it a cardio workout. Should take about 30 - 45 minutes. If you want, you can do it before breakfast, so you burn stored calories easier. But anyways, heres an example of one of these:

Dont stop the entire workout, go right from one thing to the next (so its cardio/resistance at the same time, without losing ANY muscle, plus it will boost your metabolism all day) Doesnt require any weights.

-Wake up
-5 minutes jump rope, as warmup
-1 minute plank, 1 minute side plank, 1 minute other side plank (x3)
-36 body squats
-40 bycycles (40 each leg, so its 80)
-18 lunges (18 each leg, I mean)
-18 squat jumps
-20 pushups
-18 lunge jumps

Then, do the entire thing again.

This seems easy, but its one hell of a workout. I'd be impressed if you got through the entire thing without rest.

I got a workout similar to this from my personal trainer. I'm also in school to become a trainer, and I've been into bodybuilding type things for a long time now.

December 24, 2009, 04:33:16 PM
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May I suggest kettlebell swings as well?
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December 30, 2009, 05:11:37 PM
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Flat Benchpress
290x1
275x2
245x5
225x5
185x7

(Plate) Barbell Bicep Curl
45's on each side x half
25, 10, 2 1/2's x 3
25's x 7
10's x 20

Lat Pulldowns
200x5
180x4
160x4
140x5

Neck Harness
45 and a 25 x 3
45 x 5

Situps
65

Pushups
15

Cardio
2.6 mile walk n' jog back to the hotel

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Also, in response to Tricky's post:

Yes, that is a very good workout routine. It's very similar to how we conduct PT in the army, and in other military branches as well. Iron Mikes and Lunges hurt like a bitch, lol.

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December 30, 2009, 05:36:46 PM
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From the 8th onward I will be doing the following workout regimen.

Monday: Weight training, consisting of compound and isolation lifts for the chest, shoulders, and triceps. HIIT to end the workout, followed by stretching to increase flexibility.
Tuesday: Weight training, consisting of compound and isolation lifts for the back, core, and biceps. HIIT to end the workout, followed by stretching to increase flexibility.
Wednesday: Cardio, and HIIT to end the workout, followed by stretching to increase flexibility. Kung Fu practice later in the day.
Thursday: Plyometric and intesive weight training with one exercise per major muscle group (chest, back, shoulders, core, legs). HIIT to end the workout, followed by stretching to increase flexibility.
Friday: Cardio, and HIIT to end the workout, followed by stretching to increase flexibility. Kung Fu practice later in the day.
Saturday: Swimming, consisting of lengths for cardio, and underwater Kung Fu practice for fibre-recruitment and power.
Sunday: Rest.
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December 30, 2009, 08:00:49 PM
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My most recent self chatisement workout performed every other day (using the principles and the structured wave cycle from "Power to the People";
Evil wheel (kneeling)
Deadlift alternated each cycle with the Snatch Pull
Curls
Weighted Pullups
Weighted Pistols
Side Press alternated each cycle with Floor Press
wrestlers bridge to a comfortable stop
Kettlebell Swings
Stretching

Around 3 times a week I do plyometrics, e.g. clapping pushups, jumping squats, and as often as I can, I practice with my kali sticks.
And I'm learning to play the violin.
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December 30, 2009, 10:27:43 PM
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Weighted pullups. VERY GOOD.  :biggrin: Strength AND Endurance excercise all in one. You get a really strong fucking back from doing that.
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January 28, 2010, 01:11:55 PM
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I'm not gonna post my workout here everyday because I'll already be posting it elsewhere. Just head to http://www.sparkingturtle.com/ and I'll fill you in whenever I can.
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February 06, 2011, 11:42:30 AM
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Nice montage you have there.
Work out for today because I found this thread today... >.>

100 consecutive rotations of a jump rope each time I mess up I start over at one.
pyramid pull ups with push ups in between.
And thats todays workout it may be a bit short but its better then northing.
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