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Pistol Squats

Today I took a video of myself doing a few pistol squats. The form isn’t perfect, my standing leg certainly struggles for stability and my idle leg needs to be a little straighter, furthermore my right leg is a lot weaker than my left but I’m making progress. I took Neil Bendnar’s advice I alternate […]

Calisthenics Active Recovery

In running there is the concept of the recovery run, this is performed the day after a strenuous run and is a light short run to improve blood flow into your aching legs to speed up recovery. On Tuesday I did my usual muscle up and handstand training, which is a pretty tough workout. Following […]

Negative One Arm Pullups

I posted last week that I had had a bad day of training and included a video of my poor effort at one arm negative pullups. This week I decided to try again only this time I did it before any other exercises to ensure I was fresh. Have to admit I’m pretty pleased with […]

Why I Love Training

Had one of those days of training today where it just made me feel great. I started the day with a run. Straight away I could feel that it was going to be a difficult one as I was quite fatigued from my PT session on Wednesday, therefore I listened to my body and just […]

Human Flag Progress

In my Friday training session we start with work on the Human Flag. I’m working on the Clutch Flag first, although you’ll notice from my video that I haven’t actually got the clutch hold here, that’s something I’ll try next time. We started training this by keeping the top arm on the horizontal part of […]

Mid-Year Training Update and Goals

As we approach the end of June I thought it’d be a good time to give an update as to where I currently am with my Convict Conditioning and what my end of year goals are. I’ve also noticed that I’ve been doing CC with various training plans for around a year now. Pushups – […]