July 2016 Blog Posts (29)

30 July 2016

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

Added by Sean O' on July 29, 2016 at 8:40pm — No Comments

28 July 2016

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

Added by Sean O' on July 27, 2016 at 8:34pm — No Comments

Advice on How to Start Running a Bar

Every once in a while, one cannot help but wonder what would it be like owning a bar. This simple idea turned out to be quite complicated. Running a bar is not an easy task, especially since the competition is fierce. Lots of bars end up being closed. For those who really want to make it in this business, I suggest you prepare for the ride of your life. Here are some of the things you should pay attention to before your start running a bar.…

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Added by Andrew Newitt on July 27, 2016 at 2:47am — No Comments

27 July 2016

Conditioning and mobility

Added by Sean O' on July 26, 2016 at 8:20pm — No Comments

26 July 2016

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

Added by Sean O' on July 25, 2016 at 8:18pm — No Comments

25 July 2016

OH press   60lbs x 5, 70lbs x 5, 85lbs x 3, 105lbs x 5, 120lbs x 3, 135lbs x 1

Band dips (blue bands)     5 sets x 15 reps

Pull-ups         5, 5, 5, 5, 5, 5, 5, 5, 5, 5

(I feel I am at diminishing returns with pull-ups and will be rotating them out for the next cycle)

Added by Sean O' on July 24, 2016 at 9:48pm — No Comments

23 July 2016

Conditioning and mobility

Added by Sean O' on July 24, 2016 at 9:45pm — No Comments

22 July 2016

Leg press    200lbs x 5, 250lbs x 5, 300lbs x 3, 350lbs x 3, 400lbs x 3, 450lbs x 3

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

DB Romanian deadlift    50lbs      5 sets x 10 reps

(The leg curl machine was broken. It has been a long time since I have done them and I really liked them)

Added by Sean O' on July 24, 2016 at 9:44pm — No Comments

Drill press: A must-have tool

Probably every handyman in the world has a hand-held drill in his toolbox. This power tool is effective, takes up very little space for storage and has earned his place in the toolbox. However, this drill does not have the ability to make precise, clean holes in various materials and this is where a new player comes in – the drill press. A drill press requires more space and can’t fit into your toolbox, but it is worth of having because it drills quickly, precisely and easily no matter if…

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Added by Uros Minic on July 22, 2016 at 1:37am — No Comments

Importance of Protection in the Workplace

Since people have an innate need for safety, it is necessary to satisfy this need in the workplace so as to enable the maximum productivity and avoid injuries. Whereas to foolproof a regular workplace, such as an office, would entail basic emergency equipment, there are those that require providing employees with personal protective equipment and safety training courses.…

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Added by Andrew Newitt on July 21, 2016 at 2:46pm — No Comments

21 July 2016

Bench   85lbs x 5, 105lbs x 5, 125lbs x 5, 145lbs x 3, 165lbs x 3, 185lbs x 3

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

T-bar row           120lbs         5 sets x 10 reps

Added by Sean O' on July 20, 2016 at 8:20pm — No Comments

5 hobbies for real man

When we think about what makes man a real man, the word hobby is not usually the first thing that pops to mind. There’s nothing particularly manly about knitting, right? Well no, but narrowing down the term hobby to something you do while watching a soap opera is not that valid, either. The truth is that there are more than enough activities that are not only meant for men, but so integral with what we consider manly that it is very hard to resist their appeal. Let us take a look at some of…

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Added by Andrew Newitt on July 20, 2016 at 1:32am — No Comments

How to Choose the Best Door for your Garage

Choosing garage doors is not easy since there are so many options available, but it is important to choose the best ones for you since you will probably have them for years or even decades. If you don’t know where to start, think about the following things.

  1. Esthetics

The garage is not a part of the background of our homes,…

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Added by Andrew Newitt on July 20, 2016 at 1:22am — No Comments

How to Choose the Best Door for your Garage

Choosing garage doors is not easy since there are so many options available, but it is important to choose the best ones for you since you will probably have them for years or even decades. If you don’t know where to start, think about the following things.

  1. Esthetics

The garage is not a part of the background of our homes,…

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Added by Andrew Newitt on July 20, 2016 at 1:22am — No Comments

Men's Wedding Band Trends to Watch Out For in 2016

Twenty years ago, shopping for a men's wedding band meant choosing which size of gold band you wanted to wear. In 2016, however, the men's jewelry market continues to grow, with the industry reaching a staggering $13.6 billion worth of sales by the end of May 2014. The sale of men's accessories grew 9 percent, emerging as a crucial…

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Added by Jeffrey Bair on July 20, 2016 at 1:00am — No Comments

20 July 2016

Conditioning and mobility

Added by Sean O' on July 19, 2016 at 8:27pm — No Comments

How to Make a Strategy Plan for Night Paintball

Paintball is a more than just a simple game of shooting at your opponents. It will require a bit of finesse, planning, and a strategy if you want your team to win. Before you run in and start shooting blindly, it is vital that you make sure you understand the conditions you will be playing in. Night paintball is going to make your game more difficult as you have little to no visibility, but, that is what makes the game more interesting.…

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Added by Andrew Newitt on July 19, 2016 at 9:32am — No Comments

19 July 2016

Rack-pull       200lbs x 5, 250lbs x 5, 300lbs x 3, 350lbs x 3, 400lbs x 3, 450lbs x 3

Leg curl        about 80lbs     5 sets x 12 reps

Flutter kick    5 sets x 15 reps

Added by Sean O' on July 18, 2016 at 8:31pm — No Comments

18 July 2016

OH press       60lbs x 5, 70lbs x 5, 85lbs x 3, 100lbs x 3, 115lbs x 3, 125lbs x 3

Band dips (blue bands)  5 sets x 15 reps

Pull-ups        5,5,5,5,5,5,5,5,5,5

Added by Sean O' on July 18, 2016 at 8:28pm — No Comments

16 July 2016

Conditioning and mobility

Added by Sean O' on July 18, 2016 at 8:26pm — No Comments

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