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Bad-ass-ness

Started this discussion. Last reply by Shane Feb 18, 2014. 101 Replies

I have seen a lot of .....for lack of a better word........ "Bad-ass-ness" recently. Now I am fairly open minded and realize that locations, occupations, experiences, physical ability, etc all…Continue

 

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Sean O' replied to Pale Horse's discussion For My 2A Friends in the group The Great Debate
""Tanks" Tanks play an important psychological role. They have played supporting roles in Iraq. The only tanks I ever saw in Afghanistan were old Soviet tanks sand bagged in place to be used for indirect fire in base defense. The terrein…"
Mar 9
Sean O' replied to Pale Horse's discussion For My 2A Friends in the group The Great Debate
Mar 8
Sean O' replied to Pale Horse's discussion For My 2A Friends in the group The Great Debate
""Some militia fighting against the biggest military on earth? Can you shoot down tanks and drones with a assault rifle?" Tanks have not been used as much more than self propelled artillary since 1991 (isolated exceptions). There are…"
Mar 8
Sean O' replied to Pale Horse's discussion For My 2A Friends in the group The Great Debate
"> implying that the VC and Mujahideen were more than illiterate farmers and goat herders? LOL"
Mar 8
Sean O' replied to Pale Horse's discussion For My 2A Friends in the group The Great Debate
"I agree on lifting the ban on suppressors. It is a silly ban based on Hollywood/movie propoganda"
Mar 7
Sean O' replied to Pale Horse's discussion For My 2A Friends in the group The Great Debate
"Burst fire definitely has a place in a fire fight. Thanks. I spent most of my career in an unconventional warfare environment. The VC are only one of several instances of insurgents fighting and winning against larger, better armed forces."
Mar 6
Sean O' replied to Pale Horse's discussion For My 2A Friends in the group The Great Debate
"Having spent about 14 years of my military career operating in small teams; I can say the only time I ever used fully automatic fire was during break-contact drills or when setting up support-by-fire positions to support ambushes/raids. That said, I…"
Mar 6
Sean O' replied to Conor's discussion I'm going under. I feel like such a loser and it kills me.
"Ok. I have problems with empathy and emotionally connecting with my fellow man (unfortunately this includes family). So, I am not trying to be a dick in this response even if that is the way it comes out. I read this and honestly thought it was…"
Jan 12
Sean O' left a comment for Koshneir Sarte Jimenez
"I am actually an American living in the Philippines with my wife and 3 children. I look forward to future discussions!"
Dec 31, 2016
Koshneir Sarte Jimenez left a comment for Sean O'
"Hello! Nice to see a fellow Pilipino here! I am from Cavite! Nice profile! Your list of books are awesome! I weight train too but not as heavy as yours! haha!"
Dec 31, 2016
Sean O' left a comment for Koshneir Sarte Jimenez
"Hello and welcome. I am in Olongapo."
Dec 30, 2016
Sean O' replied to AK's discussion Gin at my Retirement in the group Gin and Gentlemen
"Congrats."
Nov 28, 2016
Sean O' replied to N. R.'s discussion New Kid in Town
"I graduated high school in a small town just South of Rochester. Welcome!"
Nov 22, 2016
Sean O' replied to Argyraspide's discussion Greetings to all
"Sorry to hear about the plant closing. Hopefully someone will be able to figure out how to grow our economy. You are correct that is probably a discussion for another time though (probably in TGD forum). But the sentiment stands - Welcome."
Nov 16, 2016
Sean O' replied to Jason Padenson's discussion Writing fiction?
"Thanks David. I will check it out."
Nov 16, 2016
Sean O' replied to Jason Padenson's discussion Writing fiction?
"Is anyone familiar with Scrivener? I stumbled upon it while reading some writing tips. It looks like it may be a good tool. I also found Lester Dent's Master Plot Formula."
Nov 15, 2016

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Reading, shooting, weight training, travel, photography
Books
Catch-22 by Joseph Heller, Devil's Guard by George Robert Elford, See No Evil by Robert Baer, The Definitive Book of Body Language by Alen and Barbara Pease, Moroland by Robert A. Fultan - Far too many to make anything resembling a complete list
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Bettye Lavette, Lizz Wright, Blue Harlem, Imelda May, Eartha Kitt, Kitty in a Casket, Creepshow, The Horrorpops,Dengue Fever,Mad Marge and the Stonecutters, Shaggy, The Pogues, 5FDP, Dropkick Murphy's, Flogging Molly.......and more.........

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30 July 2016

Posted on July 29, 2016 at 8:40pm 0 Comments

I had an event to attend at my kids school on Friday so Fridays workout was shifted to today.

Leg press          200lbs x 5, 250lbs x 5, 300lbs x 3, 375lbs x 5, 425lbs x 3, 475lbs x 1

Goblet squat       50lbs x 15, 50lbs x 15, 50lbs x 15, 60lbs x 15, 60lbs x 15

DB Romania deadlift    50lbs       5 sets x 10 reps

28 July 2016

Posted on July 27, 2016 at 8:34pm 0 Comments

Bench press       85lbs x 5, 105lbs x 5, 125lbs x 3, 155lbs x 5, 175lbs x 3, 195lbs x 1

Incline DB press     45lbs x 15, 45lbs x 15, 50lbs x 15, 50lbs x 15, 50lbs x 15

T bar row        100lbs x10, 100lbs x 15, 100lbs x 10, 130lbs x 10, 130lbs x 10

27 July 2016

Posted on July 26, 2016 at 8:20pm 0 Comments

Conditioning and mobility

26 July 2016

Posted on July 25, 2016 at 8:18pm 0 Comments

Rack pull       200lbs x 5, 250lbs x 5, 300lbs x 3, 375lbs x 5, 425lbs x 3, 475lbs x 1

DB Romanian deadlift        50lbs      5 sets x 12 reps

Flutter kicks        5 sets x 15 reps

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At 1:03am on December 31, 2016, Koshneir Sarte Jimenez said…

Hello! Nice to see a fellow Pilipino here! I am from Cavite! Nice profile! Your list of books are awesome! I weight train too but not as heavy as yours! haha!

At 8:41am on July 11, 2014, Carl Monster said…

Ha ha, we'll see about that. Trying to bust out of a bench plateau, goings been slow, but 5 3 1 is excellent for that.

I like doing dumbbell presses one arm at a time, really throws balance into the mix and involves the core muscles more. The 5 3 1 keeps me in the gym for an hour tops, letting me focus all my up-front energy on the major lift. Then I can go, or have play time with assistance work. As you can tell, I almost never skip assistance work.

At 7:51am on July 11, 2014, Carl Monster said…

I've spotted a guy with similar, his doctor told him to just not come down all the way to his chest on the bench; seemed to work for him.

But if you can't bench that way, I'm in agreement that you'll progress out of that weight quickly with dumbbells. I've seen you do your hybrid deadlift/squats and that's incredible weight you have there. Maybe you are past what the 5 3 1 can offer you? All I know it's been working with me, but then again I am way behind you strength-wise.

At 6:20am on July 11, 2014, Carl Monster said…

Hmmm...I don't use dumbbells for my core movements, it's the Olympic bar. I use dumbbells for the assistance work, and that certainly does not need to include dumbbells, it can be anything. To me that's the "fun" part because the core movements do get boring.

When I do the conversion to pounds I get 83; that's a heavy dumbbell.

If you need more than those I'd say you are already one strong mofo! 

At 10:17am on July 3, 2014, Carl Monster said…

Thank you; perspective is always welcomed, helping or no.

At 12:51am on January 15, 2012, Lucius Artorius Castus said…

Apologies for bringing the lunacy of idjit boy here, But i couldn't let that intended slight go....

At 7:30pm on January 14, 2012, Lucius Artorius Castus said…

I believe the "Military School" he "attended" was called the United States Air Force.

 
 
 

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