Today is our squat day so Don, Corey and I set up some bands to the bar and got ready to do some speed work. The rep scheme we decided on was 6 sets of 3 reps but I wanted to really emphasize speed so I decided that I would add some incentive to go fast and decided to time our triples with a stop watch. You would be surprised how fast you can bang out three reps when you are trying to beat your own and your partner’s best time on each set. We did our first set with no timer and timed the next five sets. Our times looked something like this:
We would normally squat fast but not nearly this fast. In order to do the set that fast they all have got to be done in on breath. It was funny to hear me screaming cues out at the guys, “Don’t breath! Go! Faster! Stop fucking trying to breath! I know, I’m an awesome coach aren’t I? You can see by my last set I cheated my ass off by red lighting the start a little trying to dip into the three second range.
In case anyone out there wants to hear an entire hour of me telling stories mostly about my childhood and cursing way too much I was featured on my buddy Steve Simeone’s podcast. Â Simeone is a hilarious stand up comic who used to be a member here at Iron Sport. He has since big timed us by moving to Hollywood and surprisingly he’s not sucking dicks for money, he’s actually making a living out of comedy. He’s making all of us proud.Â https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/good-times-with-steve-simeone/id808475057?mt=2
I also recorded a new Steve Selfie Strength Tip today, Enjoy.Â http://http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FD9yXHZ5gQY&feature=share&list=UUXyLDExaYx4m45u1gazMLwg