The Primordial Off-Season Adventure of Snags (V2.0 of course)
- 09-15-2012, 06:11 PM
i think i got something left in the tank.
i remember last time i ran this, put on some pretty decent size and gained good strength.
my fav part about it is the constant change, i think it's very well designed.
it's coming along well, very pleased with things.
- 09-15-2012, 07:41 PM
Is there a template for this new program? I'm feeling a little stale..LolAlways open light. Itís not what you open with, itís what you finish with. Louie Simmons
09-15-2012, 08:05 PM
there used to be. i don't know anymore.
this is the Freak workout, designed by trainer/coach Jon Doyle.
usplabs had used it in combination with their asteroid stack manual couple yrs back..you can prolly google for a link.
i'll be listing the workout each day as i go, but don't feel like typing the whole thing out right now lol.
09-16-2012, 12:03 PM
SUN 9/16 - day #4
chest/biceps, 5x8-12 w/ 3 supersets
A1) 30-degree incline DB bench press ss w/ 15% decline cable flyes
A2) inclined DB bicep curl ss w/ reverse-grip ez-bar curls
tennis on tap this afternoon, coming to the end of that activity very soon.
MON 9/17 - day #5 OFF
09-16-2012, 01:34 PM
i'm pic happy currently.
in a very good zone right now, doing about everything i want to do in both training/diet intake and getting the results i am after.
back this morning upon rising, unflexed.
couple chest shots after the training today, pump was great, strength was running at peak performance.
09-16-2012, 10:42 PM
Thanks for the workout link snag, grabbed it to give it a read!
09-17-2012, 01:13 PM
Still good separation in your back... you stay pretty lean year round I think. I am going for the same...
Unremarkable is no way to go through life... Doug
09-17-2012, 02:06 PM
sneek peak of the wheelz.
i'm goin back into hiding for awhile again, till the next round of changes.
09-18-2012, 04:12 PM
TUE 9/18 - day #6
back/tri/shoulders, 5x8-12 w/ 3 supersets
A1) pull-ups ss w/ seated cable rows
A2) dips ss w/ 15% decline skullcrushers
B) standing DB military press ss w/ standing cable lateral raise
another great session early on in this protocol, settling in just fine.
WED 9/19 - day #7 OFF
09-19-2012, 01:02 PM
random shakes of the day:
1 scoop choc myofusion + 1 scoop choc intrapro
3 TBS heavy whipping cream
2 scoops cinnamon roll myofusion
1 TBS almond butter
4oz almond milk + 12 oz water
09-20-2012, 11:01 AM
A1) 30-degree incline DB bench press
A2) inclined DB bicep curl
diet has been precise and perfect, weight upon rising today right at 200 after some hardening manipulations.
09-21-2012, 09:20 AM
A1) narrow stance squats
A2) calf press
i need to shave my legs again.
09-22-2012, 01:49 PM
A1) weighted pullups
A2) weighted dips
B) standing DB military press
in my constant experimentation with pre/postWO nutrition, i have come across something lately that is working well..
there are 2 ways i go about this timing currently, depending on my schedule:
either consume a full postWO shake immediately following training (eat an hour later), or
split my shake in half, consuming exact same concoction only 1/2 of it 30min preworkout and the other half immediately when done (still eating an hour later).
so, the shake is like this:
2 scoops EAS recovery protein
2 TBS brown rice syrup
1 scoop intrapro
intellectually, i like the split shake protocol..in practice tho, i prefer the full preWO shake after training.
and - i am not an EAS fan by any means, never really got into any of their products, but this stuff fits the bill well.
(doesn't hurt i picked it up dirt cheap)
09-22-2012, 02:08 PM
09-22-2012, 02:17 PM
as for numbers - let's just say i'm comfortable where i'm at currently.
i am not a "stongman" or a powerlifter..mid 3's and mid 4's are not impressive, so i don't really focus or report those, as they are all relative to our own goals and growth.
if i hit a PR i'll mention it, but no PRs are happening right now.
fyi however - my focus this off-season is primarily on posterior chain growth/development, so i anticipate great progress here.
09-22-2012, 02:19 PM
I'm looking forward for the developments you are gonna do to that masterpiece already brother!! !
>SNS-Glycophase<Serious Nutrition Solutions Rep
09-22-2012, 02:24 PM
09-22-2012, 02:33 PM
(Side note: if I can be a powerlifter, and look lean, good and well crafted, albeit not as much as you because it would be impossible to achieve for me hehe...I'll be the happiest man on earth ! Best of both Iron-Worlds)
>SNS-Glycophase<Serious Nutrition Solutions Rep
09-22-2012, 02:50 PM
ahhhh..the unbridled enthusiasm of youth.
[casts a wistful sigh]
after 25yrs+ of training -- even with the BEST of form -- you may be surprised what kind of toll that takes on your body, bud.
much like genetic growth potential of musculature, there is genetic differential in joint/tendon/ligament health as well.
but i don't dissuade you from your goals friend..just give you food for thought.
09-22-2012, 02:53 PM
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09-22-2012, 05:42 PM
Mariusz redefines freak!
09-22-2012, 05:43 PM
09-22-2012, 09:00 PM
09-22-2012, 09:03 PM
09-22-2012, 09:26 PM
this guy looks fairly decent too, and pretty athletic actually..
when you're on Medicare and still look like he does, you gotta tip your cap to him.
(been a tough yr for him, RIP Sage..no father should have to bury their son)
09-22-2012, 10:24 PM
One of my favorite shots of him in street clothes:
I get comments about arm vascularity all of the time. He is my hero
Life is a terminal condition.
She thinks that happiness is a mat that sits on her doorway.
09-22-2012, 10:26 PM
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