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Gunny72
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Latest and greatest version of ES/EES/40 day
05-09-22 05:08 PM - Post#919414    



Morning all,

I am week 5 in with my ES programme that I intend to follow for the whole year.

What's everyones' thoughts with the carries? Specifically the weight.

I have been currently doing a ad-hoc method where I will finish with either a waiters carry, farmers carry or suitcase carry. I try to vary the weight and distance but am conscious that it is supposed to be "easy" however am uncertain about the weight I should be aiming to carry.

Andrew Gunn

Edited by Gunny72 on 05-09-22 05:09 PM. Reason for edit: No reason given.
 
Matt_T
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Re: Latest and greatest version of ES/EES/40 day
05-09-22 05:29 PM - Post#919415    



  • Gunny72 Said:
Morning all,

I am week 5 in with my ES programme that I intend to follow for the whole year.

What's everyones' thoughts with the carries? Specifically the weight.

I have been currently doing a ad-hoc method where I will finish with either a waiters carry, farmers carry or suitcase carry. I try to vary the weight and distance but am conscious that it is supposed to be "easy" however am uncertain about the weight I should be aiming to carry.

Andrew Gunn



I just pick up whatever plates I take off the bar and go
 
Brian Hassler
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Re: Latest and greatest version of ES/EES/40 day
05-09-22 07:04 PM - Post#919416    



  • Gunny72 Said:

What's everyones' thoughts with the carries? Specifically the weight.

I have been currently doing a ad-hoc method where I will finish with either a waiters carry, farmers carry or suitcase carry. I try to vary the weight and distance but am conscious that it is supposed to be "easy" however am uncertain about the weight I should be aiming to carry.




In general, Dan says to switch it up each time.

Lately, I've been doing martial arts practice in the morning, then ES and walking in the evening. As my walks and martial arts sessions have gotten longer, the carries have gotten lighter and/or shorter. My rule of thumb has just been whatever I feel like will not impact my session the next morning. The most important workout is always tomorrow's, etc.

My longer term goal is a 10 minute bear hug walk with a 100lb. sandbag. All that means day to day for me right now, though, is that if I feel particularly frisky I'll opt for the sandbag to go hard with over any other implement.
 
AusDaz
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Re: Latest and greatest version of ES/EES/40 day
05-09-22 08:54 PM - Post#919419    



  • AAnnunz Said:
  • AusDaz Said:

...30/30 with a decent load is very lactic intensive. I would lighten the load and extend the duration of the work to make it more aerobic. Then rest between sets until you can breathe comfortably through your nose. When the time that takes starts to blow out you’re done.....



Thanks, mate. I gave the idea a shot today, at the end of a high volume upper body workout. Besides following Steve's recommendation to leave out other lower body work, I followed yours to lighten the load. Was surprised by the results. Breezed through 16 rounds (extra round because deadlift triples took less than 5 seconds). Pulse never got higher than 100 bps (70% of max for my age), and the 140 lb load (87.5% of bodyweight) was never even close to challenging. Guess I should have used your suggestion to add time to the carry, too.

My goal for this type training is improved conditioning, strength-endurance, and body comp. Over the past few months, I've successfully used Dan John's variations of Rusty Moore's lightening rounds, Vince Gironda's 6x6 method (30 seconds between sets), and sled work to move me in the right direction. I thought the idea I'd come up with after reading through this thread would produce even better results.



Nice one. If you’re using a HR monitor then I’d suggest aiming for a saw tooth pattern to your HR where it spikes up by say 30-40bpm and then drops back down quickly. 60 sec HR recovery is a pretty good measure of conditioning. Once you see the rate of HR recovery start to blow out you’re done.
 
JDII
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Re: Latest and greatest version of ES/EES/40 day
05-10-22 04:56 AM - Post#919422    



  • Gunny72 Said:
Morning all,

I am week 5 in with my ES programme that I intend to follow for the whole year.

What's everyones' thoughts with the carries? Specifically the weight.

I have been currently doing a ad-hoc method where I will finish with either a waiters carry, farmers carry or suitcase carry. I try to vary the weight and distance but am conscious that it is supposed to be "easy" however am uncertain about the weight I should be aiming to carry.

Andrew Gunn


I’ve always like to mix the type of carry, keeps it from getting bored. However one of my favorite carry routine is doing a TGU with waiter walk. Do the TGU, then waiter walk for roughly 20-30 seconds. It really works well. Also when in doubt I’ll do Cook Drills for my carry
 
Gunny72
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Re: Latest and greatest version of ES/EES/40 day
05-11-22 06:00 PM - Post#919453    



  • Brian Hassler Said:
  • Gunny72 Said:

What's everyones' thoughts with the carries? Specifically the weight.

I have been currently doing a ad-hoc method where I will finish with either a waiters carry, farmers carry or suitcase carry. I try to vary the weight and distance but am conscious that it is supposed to be "easy" however am uncertain about the weight I should be aiming to carry.




In general, Dan says to switch it up each time.

Lately, I've been doing martial arts practice in the morning, then ES and walking in the evening. As my walks and martial arts sessions have gotten longer, the carries have gotten lighter and/or shorter. My rule of thumb has just been whatever I feel like will not impact my session the next morning. The most important workout is always tomorrow's, etc.

My longer term goal is a 10 minute bear hug walk with a 100lb. sandbag. All that means day to day for me right now, though, is that if I feel particularly frisky I'll opt for the sandbag to go hard with over any other implement.




Thanks Brian.

Yes, agree. That is what I have been doing. Switching it up each time.

Andrew
 
Gunny72
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Re: Latest and greatest version of ES/EES/40 day
05-11-22 06:00 PM - Post#919454    



  • Matt_T Said:
  • Gunny72 Said:
Morning all,

I am week 5 in with my ES programme that I intend to follow for the whole year.

What's everyones' thoughts with the carries? Specifically the weight.

I have been currently doing a ad-hoc method where I will finish with either a waiters carry, farmers carry or suitcase carry. I try to vary the weight and distance but am conscious that it is supposed to be "easy" however am uncertain about the weight I should be aiming to carry.

Andrew Gunn



I just pick up whatever plates I take off the bar and go




Thanks Matt.
 
Gunny72
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Re: Latest and greatest version of ES/EES/40 day
05-11-22 06:01 PM - Post#919455    



Thanks JDII.
 
iPood
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Re: Latest and greatest version of ES/EES/40 day
05-12-22 04:39 AM - Post#919462    



  • Matt_T Said:
I just pick up whatever plates I take off the bar and go



Simple, elegant and genius.
"I think we often spend too much time focusing on max fitness
and not nearly enough on maintaining our minimums.
It seems we need to think sustainable rather than obtainable.
Meaning whatever we do today, we can do it again tomorrow.
Never taking so much from ourselves that we can't."

Dan Martin


 
Matt_T
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Re: Latest and greatest version of ES/EES/40 day
05-12-22 08:35 AM - Post#919464    



  • iPood Said:
  • Matt_T Said:
I just pick up whatever plates I take off the bar and go



Simple, elegant and genius.



Yeah that's me! The simple bit anyway
 
Justin Jordan
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05-16-22 01:10 PM - Post#919511    



I was pressed for time today, so I did my semi easy strength (sleazy strength?) as a circuit - all the exercises, walk for a minute, repeat.

Eighteen sets in fourteen minutes.

(Normally, I walk for a minute between each exercise, which stretches it close to half an hour)
 
Dan John
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05-17-22 08:56 AM - Post#919527    



Sleazy Strength...!!!!
Daniel John
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Make a Difference.
Live. Love. Laugh.
Balance work, rest, play and pray (enjoy beauty and solitude)
Sleep soundly. Drink Water. Eat veggies and protein. Walk.
Wear your seat belt. Don’t smoke. Floss your teeth.
Put weights overhead. Pick weights off the floor. Carry weights.
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Brian Hassler
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06-03-22 03:56 PM - Post#919783    



Last Friday was my 40th day of ES. Here's what I learned:

1. With enough rain, everything eventually soaks through.
2. Though the lion shall lie down with the lamb, the tiger shall NOT lie down with the unicorn. Lesson learned.
3. ...

Sorry, wrong 40 days.

My routine:
Assisted pullups 3x3
Log clean and press 2x5
Clean grip deadlift 2x5
Abs on the suspension trainer
Loaded Carries

Notes:
-This is the best I've felt with any weight lifting program, ever.
-I just did the same weights every day. I didn't try to do more on good days or less on bad days. I think that's probably fine.
-I got stronger around days 20-25, depending on the lift.
-I started to get twitchy around day 30 and got to thinking about what's next.
-I work from home, and I found it worked best for me to do the weight workout mid-morning or early afternoon before lunch. It gave me a nice little break between meetings, and made lunch taste better.
-I'm returning to a higher level of activity after a long spell of... less activity. At this point, I prefer treating walks as a practice unto themselves, focusing on movement quality, posture, and engaging with the environment. Rucking, marching, heavy hands, heart rate monitors, etc. are not what I need right now. I think that's probably fine.
-Grip strength is the limiting factor for me on almost everything-- pullups, deadlifts, and carries. My grip is slowly getting stronger, but I'm not having the elbow and hand issues I've had from dedicated grip training in the past. So I reckon my grip will continue to improve slowly, and will continue to be something of a limitation. I think that's probably fine.
-I really like the log clean and press. Even though the clean is something of an explosive movement, there's definitely an element of manhandling the weight that has to be there at all times. I think that transfers well to life outside the gym.

Takeaways:
-With doing the same thing 5 days a week, I can see how adding a little bit of appropriate variation is not such a big deal. Confusing on paper, maybe, but pretty simple in practice.
-I'm going to do another 30-40 workouts of the same thing, but changing the grip on the DL to an opposed grip so I can go a little heavier, and changing the log clean and press to 1 clean + 5 presses x 2.
-After that, I'm going to experiment with adding 1 or 2 days of Complex A in each week in place of everything except DLs or carries, to give me more of that manhandling weights activity.
-I'm also going to experiment with the cadence of "same but different" with the press and DL. I don't know if I'll do it every couple of weeks, or just change each exercise every time the magic "easy" shift happens for that particular movement.

Overall, it's been really nice to turn off my brain, take it easy, and just enjoy the routine and the accumulation of benefits without beating myself up. "Little and often over the long haul," indeed.
 
JPS2019
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06-04-22 08:13 AM - Post#919787    



  • Brian Hassler Said:
Last Friday was my 40th day of ES. Here's what I learned:

1. With enough rain, everything eventually soaks through.
2. Though the lion shall lie down with the lamb, the tiger shall NOT lie down with the unicorn. Lesson learned.
3. ...

Sorry, wrong 40 days.

My routine:
Assisted pullups 3x3
Log clean and press 2x5
Clean grip deadlift 2x5
Abs on the suspension trainer
Loaded Carries

Notes:
-This is the best I've felt with any weight lifting program, ever.
-I just did the same weights every day. I didn't try to do more on good days or less on bad days. I think that's probably fine.
-I got stronger around days 20-25, depending on the lift.
-I started to get twitchy around day 30 and got to thinking about what's next.
-I work from home, and I found it worked best for me to do the weight workout mid-morning or early afternoon before lunch. It gave me a nice little break between meetings, and made lunch taste better.
-I'm returning to a higher level of activity after a long spell of... less activity. At this point, I prefer treating walks as a practice unto themselves, focusing on movement quality, posture, and engaging with the environment. Rucking, marching, heavy hands, heart rate monitors, etc. are not what I need right now. I think that's probably fine.
-Grip strength is the limiting factor for me on almost everything-- pullups, deadlifts, and carries. My grip is slowly getting stronger, but I'm not having the elbow and hand issues I've had from dedicated grip training in the past. So I reckon my grip will continue to improve slowly, and will continue to be something of a limitation. I think that's probably fine.
-I really like the log clean and press. Even though the clean is something of an explosive movement, there's definitely an element of manhandling the weight that has to be there at all times. I think that transfers well to life outside the gym.

Takeaways:
-With doing the same thing 5 days a week, I can see how adding a little bit of appropriate variation is not such a big deal. Confusing on paper, maybe, but pretty simple in practice.
-I'm going to do another 30-40 workouts of the same thing, but changing the grip on the DL to an opposed grip so I can go a little heavier, and changing the log clean and press to 1 clean + 5 presses x 2.
-After that, I'm going to experiment with adding 1 or 2 days of Complex A in each week in place of everything except DLs or carries, to give me more of that manhandling weights activity.
-I'm also going to experiment with the cadence of "same but different" with the press and DL. I don't know if I'll do it every couple of weeks, or just change each exercise every time the magic "easy" shift happens for that particular movement.

Overall, it's been really nice to turn off my brain, take it easy, and just enjoy the routine and the accumulation of benefits without beating myself up. "Little and often over the long haul," indeed.



I like everything about this post.
 
Dan John
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06-04-22 06:22 PM - Post#919794    



an I use this for the new book? If so, let me know how to credit you.
Daniel John
Just handing down what I was handed down...


Make a Difference.
Live. Love. Laugh.
Balance work, rest, play and pray (enjoy beauty and solitude)
Sleep soundly. Drink Water. Eat veggies and protein. Walk.
Wear your seat belt. Don’t smoke. Floss your teeth.
Put weights overhead. Pick weights off the floor. Carry weights.
Reread great books. Say thank you


 
iPood
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06-05-22 04:30 AM - Post#919797    



  • Brian Hassler Said:
I just did the same weights every day. I didn't try to do more on good days or less on bad days. I think that's probably fine.



That’s precisely Pat Flynn’s recommendation regarding Easy Strength.

"I think we often spend too much time focusing on max fitness
and not nearly enough on maintaining our minimums.
It seems we need to think sustainable rather than obtainable.
Meaning whatever we do today, we can do it again tomorrow.
Never taking so much from ourselves that we can't."

Dan Martin


 
Arthax
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06-05-22 12:31 PM - Post#919799    



Haven't read the whole thread, but if one were to do ES with kettlebells (and a pullup bar) is Kettlebell Easy Strength found on DJU the recommended way to do it?
 
iPood
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Latest and greatest version of ES/EES/40 day
06-05-22 01:09 PM - Post#919800    



  • Arthax Said:
Haven't read the whole thread, but if one were to do ES with kettlebells (and a pullup bar) is Kettlebell Easy Strength found on DJU the recommended way to do it?



Well, let’s see…

Dan John is the co-author of Easy Strength.

Dan John is the mind behind all things at DJU.

So it stands to reason that any Easy Strength program you may find there is more than adequate.

After all, he and Pavel are the original source of it all.

Kidding aside, give the program a fair try (run it twice as written at the very least) and then, if still unsatisfied, try to make a couple of minor tweaks.
"I think we often spend too much time focusing on max fitness
and not nearly enough on maintaining our minimums.
It seems we need to think sustainable rather than obtainable.
Meaning whatever we do today, we can do it again tomorrow.
Never taking so much from ourselves that we can't."

Dan Martin




Edited by iPood on 06-05-22 01:13 PM. Reason for edit: No reason given.
 
Brian Hassler
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06-05-22 02:49 PM - Post#919802    



  • Dan John Said:
Can I use this for the new book? If so, let me know how to credit you.



Certainly! I would be honored. For attribution, just "Brian" or "Brian H." are fine.

Alternatively, you could forgo names entirely and just use descriptors like "devastatingly handsome" or "stunningly witty" and I will assume you are referring to me (like I always do).
 
Arthax
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Re: Latest and greatest version of ES/EES/40 day
06-06-22 06:54 AM - Post#919809    



  • iPood Said:
  • Arthax Said:
Haven't read the whole thread, but if one were to do ES with kettlebells (and a pullup bar) is Kettlebell Easy Strength found on DJU the recommended way to do it?



Well, let’s see…

Dan John is the co-author of Easy Strength.

Dan John is the mind behind all things at DJU.

So it stands to reason that any Easy Strength program you may find there is more than adequate.

After all, he and Pavel are the original source of it all.

Kidding aside, give the program a fair try (run it twice as written at the very least) and then, if still unsatisfied, try to make a couple of minor tweaks.




I figured

Edited by Arthax on 06-06-22 06:54 AM. Reason for edit: No reason given.
 
Dan John
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06-06-22 12:54 PM - Post#919814    



The Stunningly Handsome Brian H.

Tis.
Daniel John
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Make a Difference.
Live. Love. Laugh.
Balance work, rest, play and pray (enjoy beauty and solitude)
Sleep soundly. Drink Water. Eat veggies and protein. Walk.
Wear your seat belt. Don’t smoke. Floss your teeth.
Put weights overhead. Pick weights off the floor. Carry weights.
Reread great books. Say thank you


 
Justin Jordan
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06-20-22 07:54 AM - Post#920020    



Thinking

So one of my hang ups about ES has always been the idea of something being heavy but easy. Because to me, heavy = hard, light = easy.

And I think, at least for me, this comes from the fact that when it comes to what you'd general refer to as push exercises, I am not explosive. At all. If I push to failure on bench, that last rep before failure can be, no joke, a fifteen second grind.

Which means, for instance, doing a single with a weight I can do a legit triple with is still, well, slow, and feels hard.

Now, for pulling stuff - really anything, from cleans to rows to pulldowns - I'm fairly explosive, and indeed, my perception of what's hard is different.

Which I kinda knew, but hadn't given much thought. But last week I worked up to a max in bench, and also for pulldowns.

Later in the week, I did work at percentages of that max and noticed that, boy, my perception of how hard the reps were at each level were very different. And this remained true even when I amramped. The reps were almost identical, the feeling was not.

Which after some experimenting was broadly consistent for me with the push pull stuff. I have this hunch that the difference between how people who are explosive on a lift naturally and those who aren't is a bigger difference than we often appreciate.

For instance - a lot of Wendler's recommendations for how much weight to use for supplemental work makes a lot more sense if you're someone who naturally pushes the bar as hard and fast as possible regardless of weight.

(Which also gets into Hatfield's CAT stuff.)

Dunno. But in any case, what I'm working on for the new couple months is what I'd guess you'd call a high frequency, low fatigue program (so, Easy Strengthish) with an emphasis on pushing as explosively as I can without being an idiot.

Too much of idiot, anyway.
 
Brian Hassler
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08-03-22 12:03 PM - Post#920883    



Starting on round 3 of ES. Last round was busy with life and travel, so I ended up missing some workouts. I knew that was going to be the case ahead of time, so I just made last round about keeping the momentum and didn't change anything as far as my base exercises.

One thing I did do was start subbing KB swings for loaded carries on days when I just really didn't feel like doing them. In the "should be surprising to no one" category, I noticed that after doing 700+ deadlifts, my hinging got better.

In a similar vein, I've been doing OHSs for my warmup every day, and my squat form has improved, as well.

I just added barbell complex A one day a week for round 3. I can already tell I'm getting a lot more out of it now with an empty thick bar than I was in the past even killing myself with load. I think this is 100% due to improved technique.
 
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08-03-22 01:39 PM - Post#920884    



Similar, I'm going for a full year of ES and to keep from scope creep I make the "fifth movement" whatever I want to do - generally carries, sometimes swings, occassionally a bunch of BW dips or chins, even an extra set or two of the main movement. A combo of extra somethings works well if I'm eating a lot that day.
 
Jordan D
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08-03-22 04:28 PM - Post#920887    



  • Matt_T Said:
Similar, I'm going for a full year of ES and to keep from scope creep I make the "fifth movement" whatever I want to do - generally carries, sometimes swings, occassionally a bunch of BW dips or chins, even an extra set or two of the main movement. A combo of extra somethings works well if I'm eating a lot that day.



Nice. I did a full year of ES at one point, and this is what I gravitated toward in the end too. Not so much extra chins/dips/main movements, but mostly random days of jump rope, prowler, hanging, heavy bag, or just rolling around like a goon. Eventually it just became OS resets, with occasional days of carries, and oddly, I’ve kept that up ever since.
 
Dan John
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08-03-22 09:56 PM - Post#920893    



When I do ES for too long, I start to crave something Bus Bench(y). I'm doing that now. I begin the Velocity Diet 4.0 tomorrow AND I'm doing Dave Turner's Peaking program (it's not crazy at all).

I'm weirdly excited.
Daniel John
Just handing down what I was handed down...


Make a Difference.
Live. Love. Laugh.
Balance work, rest, play and pray (enjoy beauty and solitude)
Sleep soundly. Drink Water. Eat veggies and protein. Walk.
Wear your seat belt. Don’t smoke. Floss your teeth.
Put weights overhead. Pick weights off the floor. Carry weights.
Reread great books. Say thank you


 
Gunny72
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Latest and greatest version of ES/EES/40 day
08-04-22 05:16 PM - Post#920912    



Really looking forward to this. There is an enormous amount of content in this with a few extras thrown in from the original version. I copied this from from WW.


The Framework of Easy Strength
1. Pavel’s Quote
2. Slow and Steady Wins the Race
3. Easy Strength is "Simple" in My Head
4. The Basic "Top Ten" List of Easy Strength
5. Two to Five Days. Two to Five Lifts. Two to Five Sets. Two to Five Reps.
6. So, can I train three days a week?
7. What about training FOUR days a week? Or ONE day? Or…?
8. Two-Three-Five
9. How Many Lifts Per Session?
10. Using the Movement Matrix
11. Two Days a Week with Two Exercises (or Less) a Day
12. Can I Do Mass Made Even Simpler?
13. Three lifts a day
14. Five lifts a day
15. How many sets per lift? How many reps per lift?
16. Reasonable, Doable, Repeatable: The Secrets of Success
17. Rolling Averages
18. Let’s Start with the Simplest Plan
19. Training the Old School Way
20. A Timely Email from Bill Hinbern
21. An Important Interlude: Doctor Dan Cleather on Progression
22. How Do We Know Easy Strength Works?
23. Another Important Interlude: Tim Anderson, founder of Original Strength on Training
24. The History of Easy Strength
25. The Droot of Easy Strength
26. Another Important Interlude: Yogi Berra on Training Theory

Implementing Easy Strength to Different Populations
1. The IMPACT of the Strength Coach
2. Quadrant One
3. Training in Quadrant One
4. Quadrant Two
5. Training in Quadrant Two
6. Quadrant Three
7. Training in Quadrant Three
8. Quadrant Four
9. Training in Quadrant Four
10. Coaching from an Easy Strength Perspective
11. Using Easy Strength with Sports
12. Does Easy Strength Work?
13. Easy Strength and the Experienced Athlete
14. Peaking Programs or Goal Achievement
15. Cooks and Chefs
16. The Problem with Quadrants

Addressing the Issues of Easy Strength
1. Understanding Heavy
2. Sorta Max, Max, and Max Max
3. Variation in Easy Strength
4. Warnings about Variation and the American show, The Office
5. An Important Interlude: Jordan Derksen on Easy Strength
6. Training the Heart and Lungs
7. Cardiovascular Work and Easy Strength
8. Simple Strength
9. Even Easier Strength
10. Power Laws, Life and Lifting
11. Gather Benefits
12. Warmups and Easy Strength
13. Easy Strength Across a Lifetime
14. Beyond the Basics and Successful Aging
15. The Basics of Easy Strength: A "Conclusion"
16. Okay, Which Easy Strength Approach is Best?
17. Low Intensity/Low volume
18. High Intensity/High Volume
19. High intensity/Low volume
20. Low Intensity/High volume
21. Frequency
22. Duration
23. Ballistics/Grinds
24. Male/Female
25. Is this enough?

Advanced Easy Strength Techniques
1. Easy Strength: The Game Changer
2. The Hangover Rule
3. Tension and Tempo Across the Movement Matrix
4. Cueing and Coaching: Appropriate Information at the Appropriate Time
5. The Ballistic Family
6. Easy Strength for Fat Loss THROUGH O Lifting!
7. Using the Movement Matrix
8. Stretch Reflex
9. Tell Us about Loaded Carries
10. The Specifics of Loaded Carries
11. Loads for Loaded Carries
12. Easy Strength Doesn’t Work For Beginners
13. Easy Strength and Squatting
14. Push/Hinge or Pull/Squat or…?
15. What’s With Squats and Easy Strength?
16. Training without Racks: Using the Clean
17. Can I Use Kettlebells with Easy Strength
18. How Does One Fit Easy Strength into a Real Life?
19. Answer to a Question That Keeps Popping Up
20. Swing/Push Up Workouts
21. Level Changes
22. MY Greatest Secret!
23. Easy Strength: Incorporating Level Changes and Groundwork into Training
24. Easy Strength: The "SHOCKING" Cardiovascular Aerobic Miracle of Level Changes!
25. What’s the Next Step?

Easy Strength for Fat Loss
1. Do It or Diet
2. The Basic Basics
3. Too Long. Didn’t Read (Part Deux)
4. The Details
5. A Discussion with Pat Flynn
6. Fast AND Feast
7. "Life is a Fast"/Easier Training
8. "Life is a Feast"/Hard Training
9. "Life is a Feast"/Easier Training
10. "Life is a Fast"/Hard Training
11. Appropriate Eating/Appropriate Training
12. Lift then Walk
13. Walking (!!!)
14. Walk, Sit, and Sleep Your Weigh to Success!
15. Reverse Rucking
16. Sipping Hot Beverages…for Fat Loss???
17. Measuring Progress: Before, After and After After Shots
18. Curly and the X: Giving Up That ONE Thing
19. Clarence Bass and Sustaining Fat Loss
20. Gut Biome: The "Secret"
21. My Olympic Lifting Program for Fat Loss with Easy Strength
22. A Final Point on Fat Loss

Goal Achievement and Utilizing Easy Strength
1. Synergy
2. The Five-Two Assignment
3. Free Will
4. Shark Habits and Pirate Maps
5. Physical Goals
6. Financial Goals
7. Educational/Mental Goals
8. The Perfect Day
9. Work/Rest/Play/Pray Compass
10. The Two Numbers Goal Sheet
11. The Quarterly Review
12. Journals and Diaries
13. Where’s My Parade?
14. On Joy…and Careers
15. A Three Phrase Summary

The Perfect Day of Easy Strength

Appendices
1. Hibernate: A Sleep Formula
2. Taylor Lewis on Easy Strength
3. Other Persons
4. Tension, Arousal, and Heart Rate…the Master Skills
5. The One Lift a Day Program

Andrew Gunn



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Donald123
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08-04-22 07:36 PM - Post#920917    



Yeah, darn it, I have been telling myself I don’t need any more fitness books and then I saw that table of contents in WW yesterday and thought “ Okay, just one more.”
 
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08-05-22 10:28 AM - Post#920935    



I added another chapter yesterday and I probably have a few other things to add. Let's hope it sells...books are dying, it seems.
Daniel John
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Make a Difference.
Live. Love. Laugh.
Balance work, rest, play and pray (enjoy beauty and solitude)
Sleep soundly. Drink Water. Eat veggies and protein. Walk.
Wear your seat belt. Don’t smoke. Floss your teeth.
Put weights overhead. Pick weights off the floor. Carry weights.
Reread great books. Say thank you


 
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08-05-22 11:46 AM - Post#920936    



  • Dan John Said:
I added another chapter yesterday and I probably have a few other things to add. Let's hope it sells...books are dying, it seems.



Paper books, maybe. But ebooks are still selling big time.



"I think we often spend too much time focusing on max fitness
and not nearly enough on maintaining our minimums.
It seems we need to think sustainable rather than obtainable.
Meaning whatever we do today, we can do it again tomorrow.
Never taking so much from ourselves that we can't."

Dan Martin


 
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08-05-22 12:10 PM - Post#920937    



This is one I’ll definitely be buying in paper form.

As much time as I’ve spent awkwardly skipping back and forth in the kindle version of the original Easy Strength, I’m ready to dog ear this one like a fiend.
 
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08-05-22 08:15 PM - Post#920949    



  • Jordan D Said:
This is one I’ll definitely be buying in paper form.

As much time as I’ve spent awkwardly skipping back and forth in the kindle version of the original Easy Strength, I’m ready to dog ear this one like a fiend.


I'll be joining you Jordan.
 
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08-05-22 11:20 PM - Post#920954    



  • Gunny72 Said:
  • Jordan D Said:
This is one I’ll definitely be buying in paper form.

As much time as I’ve spent awkwardly skipping back and forth in the kindle version of the original Easy Strength, I’m ready to dog ear this one like a fiend.


I'll be joining you Jordan.



I'll be doing both. And getting the video, if one comes out. I recently watched the Intervention video, having read the book years ago, and realized how much better it was that watching the latest Marvel superhero movie, or whatever. Dan is a damn fine speaker, and I find his talks to be good entertainment, as well as good education.
 
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08-06-22 07:34 AM - Post#920959    



  • iPood Said:
  • Dan John Said:
I added another chapter yesterday and I probably have a few other things to add. Let's hope it sells...books are dying, it seems.



Paper books, maybe. But ebooks are still selling big time.





Depends on the niche, I think.


 
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08-06-22 12:32 PM - Post#920973    



  • Laree Said:
Depends on the niche, I think.



Vinyl discs are still selling, newspapers are still out there and even the Internet couldn’t kill radio stations.

People will always need to read stories. Movies and TV shows can’t compete with that.

Watching a movie is a passive act, whereas reading a book actively needs your imagination to become alive.

I don’t foresee books dying anytime soon.
"I think we often spend too much time focusing on max fitness
and not nearly enough on maintaining our minimums.
It seems we need to think sustainable rather than obtainable.
Meaning whatever we do today, we can do it again tomorrow.
Never taking so much from ourselves that we can't."

Dan Martin


 
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08-09-22 09:46 AM - Post#921043    



Yeah, I'm very much looking forward to the Easy Strength Omnibook and will buy it in hardcopy for sure. Laree, Dan: Can you already say in what format it will be? Like the other books or larger?

 
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