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  1. Hey Pav, coachand the rest of the party , Bodyweight circuit training ???...

    Hey guys whats up ? I haven't been around much lately as I have been training new recruits for the army (north of the border). I am doing almost all bodyweight circuit training. Good stuff i tell ya...
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    Re: 5,4,3,2,1 rep question

    I find 5/4/3/2/1 a really good set/rep system to use. I would go with a 2.5 % increase in weight each set.
    I have also tried it in a heavy-light-medium sytem (Monday, I go heavy so each set is...
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    Re: Workout for Musicians

    Pavel did an awesome article for PL USA awhile back where he discusses power breathing, I can't remember wich issue though. There is picture of him blowing up a hot water bottle.
  4. Re: Anybody on forum chat (jabber chat) now, I am still in Bosnia...

    What are you doing in Bosnia ? I served two tours of duty there myself. Where abouts are ya ?
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    Re: A Book On Chins?

    Look at the previous articles at www.t-mag.com and type chin ups in the search engine.
    Also The Poliquin Principles by Charles Poliquin has a good chapter dedicated to chin ups, pull ups, etc. This...
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    Re: Cuban Press ?????

    Cuban press involves grabbing the bar at snatch grip width, pull the bar up as in a high pull, but do it slower and under control. Once the upper arms are parallel to the ground, rotate upwards until...
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    Shoulders of steel....

    Good day all comrades and long time no chat. I have been insanely busy torturing, I mean training new recruits for the army. However in true Pavel fashion I remain faithfull to the party by always...
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    Pavel, great stuff, now the ???s.....

    Hey Pavel I got my kettlebell book and video yesterday. It took less than a week for it to get here. Awesome. The video is good, straight to the point and your english is excellent. The book is even...
  9. Pavel, curious about russian soldiers ???

    Pavel, I understand you used to serve in the Russian (or soviet ?) army training spetsnat soldiers ? Here in the canadian army (specifically the infantry) we do alot of running, forced marching (ruck...
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    Pavel and coach, I'm back...

    Comrade Evil one and the coach, I am back. I just ordered both kettlebell book and tapes. I was finally jolted into it by the MM article you did on kettlebells. I experimented with some dumbbells I...
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    Comrades, back home again...

    Hello Coach and Comrade evil one. I am enjoying my vacation after tour in Bosnia. I have been training BJJ and training thai kick boxing like a mad man. If ever you want a cure for doing nonsense...
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    Re: warm up for jiujitsu/wrestling

    I am a BJJ/submissions grappling student as well. I find it best to do light grappling related activities first like 10-15 minutes of jumping jacks, burpees, break falls, neck yes-no drills, leg...
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    Re: Why Five Reps?

    Actually you have misunderstood PTP. You can use triples, doubles or singles. The 90%/80% is not the the percentage of your single but the percentage of that rep max. For example if your max RDL is...
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    Re: Re: Coach, yet again more questions...

    Hey Coach, thanks for answering the questions ! I am sore today (last night did hour of grappling followed by an hour of Mui Thai drills). On the rope questions (I read carefully the T-mag article,...
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    Coach, yet again more questions...

    Coach, some more questions about your training protocals. (Side note, you articles have disrupted my fragile little mind in terms of what I thought I knew). As a reminder I am a grappler/Hopefull MMA...
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    Coach Davies, good article...

    Coach, excellent article in T-mag yesterday on rope work. I really hit the ropes hard last winter (it is hard to run in snow and dangerous). I remember going into a grappling tournament in March and...
  17. Re: Pavel and coach, training questions ???

    Thanks, comrade evil one ! I tried the drill with one arm, it smarts.
  18. Pavel and coach, training questions ???

    Hello Comrade mentors ! First my sympathy to the the american people for that cowardly attack on civilians ! May you find the guilty parties and bomb them back to the stone age. Now on to my...
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    Re: Coach Davies, please read ?

    Thanks for the response, Comrade Renegade ! I did my workout this afternoon, with mostly an empty bar. I found doing a straight out snatch was made more sense then doing a snatch then squat. I do not...
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    Re: My status...football conditioning!!!

    Comrade, as a former high school football player (Yes we play football here in Canada) and as a soldier, I have some thoughts and ideas. Football is an explosive/power game (what play lasts more than...
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    Re: How to measure progress?

    With PTP, keep a detailed journal. He reccomends three different ways to increase weight over time. here is one method I liked. Lets say you do the bent press 3 days a week and you start the program...
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    Re: Push up resistance...

    Thanks for the link, guys. I am a little weary about getting this product. They claim that it can add up to XXX pounds (depending on the band). Wouldn't it depend how far you stretch the band because...
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    Coach Davies, please read ?

    Hey there Coach and comrades. Last little while i have been using bodyweight drills and assistance exercise for the olympic lifts for training. I am training mostly for grappling and MMA. Today i...
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    Push up resistance...

    Hey comrades ! Awhile ago I saw this power band or something like that that adds resistance when doing push ups. I can't find the ad anymore. Can anybody tell me if they have a web site URL or toll...
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    Re: Push Press and power clean ???

    Thanks for the explanations, comrades. I am not looking to compete but to add explosive weight training to my repitoire. I found coach Davies stuff to date really interesting and I have even tried...
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    Push Press and power clean ???

    Hello comrades ! 13 days left in Bosnia ! Anyways todays questions...
    (1) When doing push press, should elbows be in front of as much as possible or more under the bar at the start ?
    (2) Should the...
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    Re: Full contact twists rule!

    They do rock ! Comrade after a couple of weeks on this drill, go throw some hooks on the heavy bag and watch your own power amaze you !
  28. Converting bodybuilders (warning, its my opinion)

    It's a shame comrades. Ever look at the newstand for info on strength training ? Mostly what you will find is one bodybuilding magazine after another showing steroid bloated clowns and most of the...
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    Re: Arnold Press

    Forget the ah-nold press. It's garbage. Use the bent press, push press, dumbell shoulder press or military press. On this forum, you will hear from strength not bodybuilders.
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    Re: When to quit?

    Have you even read PTP ? Forget the bodybuilder mentality. It's pointless. There is no way of measuring strength gains from workout to workout in a typical BB program. For PTP, start a cycle with a...
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