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Old 09-18-2012, 11:52 AM   #131
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Old 09-23-2012, 09:47 PM   #132
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Well, I'd planned on one final OHP session mid week last week, but I ended up moving a piano instead (C'mon, fellas. It was for my mom and dad). Bottom line, my 4th cycle of 5/3/1 fizzled out just like my previous 4th cycles of 5/3/1. I'm going to spend the rest of this week eating and sleeping as much as possible. Smolov Jr. kicks off on Friday, just before the beginning of the women's college hockey season. The hated Wisconsin Badgers are in town, and its Homecoming.

I had thought about starting a new journal for this Smolov experiment, but I'll probably wait until afterwards and see where my training leads me. I honestly like the structure of 5/3/1, but I think I could use a change of pace. Maybe this brief breakaway for Smolov might be enough, but we'll see.
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Old 09-24-2012, 03:41 PM   #133
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With how mediocre the Badgers are this year should be a good game.
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Old 09-24-2012, 04:17 PM   #134
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With how mediocre the Badgers are this year should be a good game.
Um, I was talking women's hockey Badgers. I don't think we've ever beaten them.

Cool thing about our college women's program. We've attended almost every home game for the past three seasons. The players know and love our kids, and vice versa. Well our 12 and 4 yeard olds started last weekend, and what to their surprize, but three of the college gals were helping out. Quite a moment.

Anyway, I just got home from work. I'm going to shower and put on my jammies.
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Old 09-30-2012, 11:17 PM   #135
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Crap came up, so Smolov didn't start on Friday, but it will go tomorrow. I haven't decided yet to lift after work, or after dinner. After work I'm already warm. I'll take my bag along.

Women's college hockey kicked off over the weekend. Our plucky hometown squad played right along with the #2 ranked Wisconsin team. Tied them on Friday night (but Wisconsin won the shootout). Lost 3-2 on Saturday. I mention women's hockey only because it interests and ocupies my entire family now. Part of what makes big val tick.

Oh, I gave myself a self guided tour of the Minnesota State University campus this afternoon. Lots of changes in the past 20 years. I hardly recognize the student union anymore, and there are about five new buildings that weren't there back in the day. I was able to get in to the health science/PE/human performance building, which is where I'll be spending a great deal of my time come January. Looks very good. I think I'll enjoy it. If I read things right, I'll only have two general ed classes to pick off in addition to my core work for a sport management degree. I should be able to get them both in the spring. The exercise scince program looks a little more involved, but where there's a will, there's a way.

They have a human performance lab with a bio-pod. For once I'll be able to know my BF%. I'm pretty jazzed about that.

I'll post up my Smolov workout tomorrow evening during Raw is War.
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Old 10-01-2012, 06:11 PM   #136
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Um, I was talking women's hockey Badgers. I don't think we've ever beaten them.
Oh, well I get an F for not paying attention.
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