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Andy Kirkpatrick


training diary

Daily updated training info + stuff #AKtraining

27 March 2017

Blimey I got a shock waking up at 6:30 to find it was dark - damb that daylight saving time! Was meant to be doing some new exercises today, but sort of slipped into doing the same old set. I will try harder tomorrow! In the gym today there was some Youtube film projected on the wall (it’s not a gym with little TVs) of the Crossfit games somewhere. One of the female competitors seemed to knacker her knee within a few minutes of the start, which included two long runs wearing a weight vest. The woman should have dropped out, but instead limped around the whole course, coming in long after the winner, but with huge applause. I made me think how daft this kind of thing is, where someone runs on knackered knees or even fractures, and does a huge amount of damage, just to prove how hard they are. Unless it’s life of death I think it’s best to just stop.

The Day's Training

  • Run 5km 25:30
  • Low Squat 80kg 5x5
  • Bench 5x3 80kg
  • Bench Wide 5x5 60kg
  • Press 40kg 5x5
  • Deadlift 5x3 120kg
  • Rotator cuff exercise with 20kg plate 5x10

Note:These numbers don't include warm up, which tend to be done at 25%, 50% and 75% of final weigh.

Notes

Knocked a minute off run by keeping up the speed today, and hope to get it must faster.

Day's Training

  • Run 5km 25:30
  • Low Squat 80kg 5x5
  • Bench 5x3 80kg
  • Bench Wide 5x5 60kg
  • Press 40kg 5x5
  • Deadlift 5x3 120kg
  • Rotator cuff exercise with 20kg plate 5x10

Note:These numbers don't include warm up, which tend to be done at 25%, 50% and 75% of final weigh.