Thursday, July 3, 2008

Entry #652

I was walking home today when I saw this huge dog sprinting full speed at me, barking. I stomped forward, hoping that it would have enough guts to not be bluffing. Unfortunately, it didn't. It ran right on past while turning its head to keep its eye on me before sheepishly trotting back to the woman that was yelling at it to come back. "Bad! Bad dog!" she scolded. I didn't want the owner to feel too much shame for having such a wussbag pet, so I laughed and said, "At least he has spirit."

Animals these days. They don't make them like they used to. The infamous Champawat Tiger devoured 436 humans before being shot way back in 1907 by Jim Corbett (a badass in his own right). Nowadays, you'd be hard pressed to find a tiger that isn't in some domestic breeding program, treacherously cuddling with its human handlers. Oh yeah, and it's luxuriously white. Traitors.

DE upper

Speed push press:
10 x 3   135 lbs.

Tate press:
4 x 8     55 lb. dumbbells

V-handle weighted pull-ups:
1 x 5     45 lbs.
2 x 8     45 lbs.
1 x 6     45 lbs.
> These were all over the place. The first set felt awkward, but I had the hang of it by the second.

Seated dumbbell curls:
1 x 12   45 lb. dumbbells
2 x 10   45 lb. dumbbells

Barbell shrugs:
3 x 8     405 lbs.
> I knew this would hurt before even trying because I have a torn callus on my right hand. It was agony. My flesh felt like it was peeling off of my shoulders. I enjoyed it immensely.


  1. The v-handle pull-ups are a little screwy, but they're an interesting change of pace.

  2. shoulda barked at him. i would have ran behind you to hide. haha

    does that make me a pansy?!

  3. Funny how this comes up on the same day that I find myself daydreaming about going out and living with a pack of wolves...

  4. I remember you saying you were going to practice forms in a field one time. I was curious as to what forms you would have practiced.

  5. Not specific katas, just my form in general.