Zombie Preparedness Workout 10.31.12

Zombie Apocalypse!

On Wednesday, October 31, we will be combining the 6:30 classes for the 2nd Annual Zombie Preparedness Workout!

So, you think you’re ready for the Zombie Apocalypse, eh? You’ve read The Walking Dead and can’t stop watching Night of the Living Dead. You bought everything the CDC told you to buy to prepare for it. You’ve read the debates on whether the creatures in 28 Days Later were zombies or just infected humans. You can even dance with them.

And, despite the evidence, you think a Zombie infection could actually happen.

But, have you trained to kill them? You will on Halloween! The 6:30 combined Fundamentals/Advanced Krav classes will be a kick-ass workout designed to make sure you are prepared when the dead become the undead.

Trust me–It’s worth missing crappy candy for. Really–what are these things?


Training to Train, Part II: Ultimate MMA Conditioning Program Design & Review

In Part I of this two-part article, I expounded on the virtues and shortcomings of the training programs I used for my first three Krav Maga instructor training courses. In Part II, I will focus on the program I put together for Expert Series I using Joel Jamieson‘s Ultimate MMA Conditioning.

For those looking for a program laid out in sets and reps, this is not it. If you’re looking to buy a new book and start training next week, stop reading this and get to work, ’cause you’ve got some studying and planning to do. This program is not Durden-approved; we’re all unique and beautiful snowflakes. Joel’s view is, “The only way to see dramatic and continuing results from your training efforts is to build a program based on your individual needs, goals, and abilities. Following a generic training program, not designed around these factors, will never lead to the best results. In fact, these types of programs can even do more harm than good.”

Knowing this, keep in mind that the specifics of the program as detailed here were tailored to my specific needs. Your mileage may vary greatly. It should also go without saying that this training would not have been as effective without the proper recovery and nutrition. Refer back to Part I for my nutrition guidelines. Recovery involved that nutrition, 8+ hours of sleep whenever possible, and foam rolling.

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