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Week 1, Wim style ..

blog by: Ricky Bakker

My first week of training is over. In general this is called ‘light’. It would be, if you take long and long breaks, technicalities neglected. But let this be exactly what we are working on.

For me, this is, for the time being, a super way of training. Why you might think! It’s all because I notice that my aches have the time to recover. I also feel that I can become less uncertain during the lifts. Due to the fact that a lot of attention is paid to my technique. I have had one training that was high in the amount of kilos. I can not yet notice that a transfer has been made but that will undoubtedly come. What has come to my attention is that I am much more aware of my technique and even more aware of this sport by making a small evaluation after each training session. That even after 1 week. That is why I am more curious about what is yet to come. After all, I am only one week away. In any case, this promises to be an interesting ride!

Light training means light training

In previous post I told you about my light training philosophy method. Some people start asking me if I can give more explanation what I mean light training.

First of all you have to train with light weight and you have to challenge yourself with the rest between the sets and/or excersises. This is the first step to put your thinking onhold. With the main goal is to push yourself in the flow where you have to maximum focus on your technique, power and mental state. So you push yourself towards your limits in the lifting the weights so powerfull that it looks easy another word is LIGHT. (And in next training(cycle) you can add some light weights ….. )

So when you train with weights which you can control easily, you can improve yourself at other points (technique / mental) which mostly are forgotten and in mine opinion a big(gest) part to generate maximum performance. Because you know when your technique is good and your mental state is focused, you can let go all your physical strength to have maximum performance. It’s like a Formula 1 car. How is it possible that car 1 beat car 2 although the cars have the same (horse)power. The difference is how is the (horse)power released (put on the road)……

Stage 1 and 2 on 1 today …….

Stab + Stab makes 3 😉 (sneakerhead joke :-D)
Yesterday I did a short session crosstrainer, because I wanted to challenge myself to do…. and I did 😀
Last week Monday I started jogging and I needed 5 stops (walking sessions) to fullfill 2,1km “jogging” and finally Sunday without a stop.
Today I fullfill 5km jogging without stopping. I take some rest at my brothers house and took some ice tea 🙂 and make a walk back home for recovery. Recovery my ass my calfs, upperlegs and hamstring hurting like hell hahaha. So today I made 10km total trainingsession. My goal is fullfill 10km jogging, without any stops, at the end of this month. Will I achieve this? It is just Powerlifting (life) ….. it’s starts with a (sub)goal(s) and then you need the following “things”:
1. Focus
2. Discipline
3. Structure
This gives you the space / opportunity the get you in the flow and gives you the space to anticipate. It was hard not jogging at all on my way back home. Holding me back is needed to stay on schedule for my next (sub) goal(s)….. #THEREISNOFINISHLINE

Below the information of STRAVA

 

Statement yes or no? Please leave your comments….

In my opinion a lot of powerlifters is training to heavy. Ofcourse they are making progress only I think on the longterm they have less progress due lack of technique. Do you what my thinking is?
When you train to heavy you train to hard on willpower. Although you want to improve your technique, your body isn’t able to improve the technique. When you training to heavy, your strong points will improve more compare your weak points, so at the end (longterm) you have less progress. Also you when you train more on technique you will get less injures and this also helps you to generate more progression on the longterm. A lot of lifters don’t have the capacity to make a proper, although their squat is making meet depth……… And yes you need heavy (overload) workouts…..
Do you agree on this statement? Yes or No?

First explanation about CardioPowerLifting

Below the first steps about explanation of CardioPowerLifting

1. light weight
2. keep op the pace / short pauses between with working sets
3. Take your time for your warm-up sets and keep up the pace between those sets.
4. Total training is based on the variations about the powerlifting excercises.
5. Focus on your technique
6. Goal create a mindf*#k during your training session 😉
7. Working sets are maximum 5 reps
8. Weekly you have 1 normal powerlifting training session
9. Focus on a maximum of 90 minutes work-outs
10. Put 3-in-1 excersises in your program (these can be variation of the excersises of in- and/or decrease the weight within the set.
11. Powerlifting = 30% + 30% technique + 40% mental

More explanation about the way of training and specific excersises will come. Like the explanation of 3-in-1 sets 🙂

Please also my ‘basic’ training philosophy at the of the page ‘The Why

Cardiopowerlifting.com a new way of training. Improve you maximum power by training with light weights

Cardiopowerlifting is a new way of training I develop due my personal circumstances. After my brain operation earlier this year I’m not allowed to put maximum pressure on my head. Because I’m powerlifting over 30 years I cann’t an imagine a world without Powerlifting. Therefore I start thinking about a ‘new’ way of training and add the oldskool of training with my philosophy of training I develop over the years. People I have trained / trained with know my basic rule: You become strong by your light workouts.

This just a started and I will update the site step by step….