Training Board is…

Training Board is basically my gym notebook.

In theory, I can also blog in a more public spirited way about weightlifting, nutrition, weight loss, etc. But mostly, I just use this blog to track my workouts. And surfing.

If anything I have posted seems useful to you, let me know with a comment.

About Me

I'm a level I "sports performance certified" USAW coach, and I train, and work as a trainer at Asheville Strength and Conditioning, a great little gym here in Asheville, N.C.

I work with clients who want to get strong and fit, and am especially happy with helping older or detrained individuals.

My own training now is more focused on developing strength and using basic lifts and classic strength and conditioning techniques. A lot of the older portions of this blog deal with CrossFit and reflect my journey into fitness self-awareness. I first discovered CrossFit, back in late 2008. I learned a lot from CrossFit's "fitness as sport" model of training -- and benefited tremendously from training with my friends at CrossFit Asheville -- and furthermore I must credit my interest in CrossFit for opening my eyes to the larger world of training for strength athletics, Olympic-style weightlifting, powerlifting, and other arcane approaches to moving the Iron around.

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Outdoor Recreation \• December 29, 2010

10k Walk/Sprint and a Long Paddle to Little Mac’s

10k Sprint Workout View Larger Map Wednesday morning early I went out for a 10k distance walk/sprint session with my brother-in-law John Chun. It was good. John’s a natural athlete and had very little trouble keeping up with me. I had my VFFs on and that felt pretty good except, toward the end I developed […]

CrossFit Asheville WODS \• October 2, 2010

5k sprint/walk and DNF Fragmented Helen

Doubled Up on Saturday morning, first, before 6:00 am I moved 5k in Montford, doing 60s sprints with 180s walking recovery; 10 rounds of Sprints and 9+ walks, total time 38:13. Then, to CFA 7:30 class for Pose Running drills and a partial “Fragmented Helen.” 5k “Montford Crawl” Sprint/Walk I started out the day super […]

Workouts \• May 18, 2009

"Camden Roundabout." PUC Day 14.

WOD: repair a bike, do some sprints, do pull ups, and box jumps, for “time.” I borrowed Guy’s (Guy is cousin Adi’s boyfriend) broken down “Chicago” brand bike. Fixed the rear brake last night. Then today, walked it up to a petrol station and filled the tires. Then I rode the bike in Camden, up […]

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