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Forum: Olympic Weightlifting 09-04-2014, 10:54 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,264
Posted By Arden Cogar Jr.
The best non suit pants I've found are Duluth...

The best non suit pants I've found are Duluth Trading's Flex Fire Hose pants. They are fantastic. I have 30" inseam 39" waist and my quads are 32". I have to have all my suit pants specially made...
Forum: Olympic Weightlifting 07-17-2014, 12:53 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,504
Posted By Arden Cogar Jr.
This is the truth. Period. I've noticed...

This is the truth. Period.

I've noticed that training in my 40s is different than in my 30s, 20s, and teens. By different, I note that my ability to train as heavy as frequently is limited...
Forum: Olympic Weightlifting 07-16-2014, 01:01 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 2,504
Posted By Arden Cogar Jr.
I am very blessed to be mostly, if not entirely,...

I am very blessed to be mostly, if not entirely, pain free at the age of 44. Like Judas, I'm high mileage as well. Lots of heavy squats, heavy pulls, and heavy presses in my background. Over 30...
Forum: Olympic Weightlifting 05-19-2014, 10:49 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,674
Posted By Arden Cogar Jr.
Sean, Well done and well deserved. One...

Sean,
Well done and well deserved. One helluva comeback.

All the best,
Arden
Forum: Olympic Weightlifting 05-02-2014, 03:12 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,815
Posted By Arden Cogar Jr.
I have not read all the responses, so I may or...

I have not read all the responses, so I may or may not be plowing new ground. My observation on this topic is simply - gravity. Whatever the weight, gravity does not care. It's simply the weight. ...
Forum: Olympic Weightlifting 02-11-2014, 12:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,534
Posted By Arden Cogar Jr.
I squat every other day about 75% of the year. I...

I squat every other day about 75% of the year. I normally alternate high bar with low bar squats from session to session. I also do front squat twice every 8 days. On the days I front squat, I do...
Forum: Olympic Weightlifting 01-30-2014, 09:17 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,000
Posted By Arden Cogar Jr.
Right there with Judas in pulling more than I...

Right there with Judas in pulling more than I squat. Over the years I have pulled over 350kg dozens of times. But the most I have ever no-no-no squatted is around 300kg.

Body weight just a...
Forum: Training Logs 01-18-2014, 01:43 PM
Replies: 388
Views: 18,618
Posted By Arden Cogar Jr.
I admire how much road work you out in and the...

I admire how much road work you out in and the weights you move. That is no easy feat. You mentioned using the bumpers in your garage. Do you train elsewhere as well?
Forum: Training Logs 01-17-2014, 12:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 613
Posted By Arden Cogar Jr.
Oh dear lord, I cannot imagine having two the...

Oh dear lord, I cannot imagine having two the same age. My thoughts and prayers go out to you for your sanity.

1.17.14 - nothing physical. recoverying. May do yoga, SMR and tai chi tonight. ...
Forum: Training Logs 01-17-2014, 12:18 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 613
Posted By Arden Cogar Jr.
Thank you very much. Truly am honored by this...

Thank you very much. Truly am honored by this and never expected it. Just came out of the blue.

All the best,
Arden
Forum: Training Logs 01-16-2014, 11:48 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 613
Posted By Arden Cogar Jr.
1.14.14 - I hate getting old. My daughter was...

1.14.14 - I hate getting old. My daughter was driving last night (she has her learners) and her sister was co-pilot. As such, I was sitting in the back passenger seat leaning to the center of the...
Forum: Training Logs 01-15-2014, 11:44 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 613
Posted By Arden Cogar Jr.
I don't know if anyone caught this, but my family...

I don't know if anyone caught this, but my family and i were blessed to be part of Diane Sawyer's ABC World News America Strong segment last night. Also reappeared on Good Morning America this...
Forum: Training Logs 01-15-2014, 11:39 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 613
Posted By Arden Cogar Jr.
Kevin, We are blessed and living a great...

Kevin,
We are blessed and living a great life. How are you and yours?

here's an update.
1.13.14 - smr, yoga, and tai chi to warm up.
Then reallllly slow snatch balances - god, I'm slow....
Forum: Training Logs 01-13-2014, 08:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 613
Posted By Arden Cogar Jr.
Clarence, I have competed at the Royal Easter...

Clarence, I have competed at the Royal Easter show in Sydney more than a dozen times over the years. Even lived in Victoria for almost six months between graduate and law school. I have travelled...
Forum: Training Logs 01-13-2014, 10:56 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 613
Posted By Arden Cogar Jr.
We are dealing with this damn chemical spill. ...

We are dealing with this damn chemical spill. Its a mess here. Simply a mess. Lord knows when we will have water again. We might be able to start flushing our lines at the end of the week. So...
Forum: Training Logs 01-09-2014, 12:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 613
Posted By Arden Cogar Jr.
Will do Charis! I have been training at my local...

Will do Charis! I have been training at my local Y and it's pretty busy, so I feel a bit uncomfortable videoing people in the back ground. I'll go early tomorrow morning. Im doing block power...
Forum: Training Logs 01-09-2014, 11:11 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 613
Posted By Arden Cogar Jr.
1.8.14 SMR Yoga Tai Chi Block Power Snatch...

1.8.14
SMR Yoga Tai Chi
Block Power Snatch 20x5, 40x5, 60x5, 80x1, 90x3, 95x5x6 this was not easy. But I got it.
Klokov BTN Press (wide grip static press) 20x5, 40x5, 50x5x6
High Bar Back...
Forum: Training Logs 01-08-2014, 01:19 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 613
Posted By Arden Cogar Jr.
Old Timbersport's athlete who likes to olympic lift

hello all;
I had a log on here but stopped keeping track of it about a year ago. I haven't stopped training. But have come to accept that as I age (will be 44 in a few months) the less heavy I...
Forum: Olympic Weightlifting 01-02-2014, 04:11 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,728
Posted By Arden Cogar Jr.
Another year older and every time I get to a...

Another year older and every time I get to a certain level, a tweak or something keeps me from obtaining some goals I have. So I have focused most of my goals on my sport that has nothing to do with...
Forum: Olympic Weightlifting 12-31-2013, 03:02 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 3,996
Posted By Arden Cogar Jr.
This is in no way related to bodily functions,...

This is in no way related to bodily functions, but am I alone in hating to pick up a water bottle without a towel wrapped around it during a training session? As soon as I get the tape wet or get my...
Forum: Olympic Weightlifting 12-11-2013, 01:35 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,677
Posted By Arden Cogar Jr.
I really like Ivan's shoes. Once my Addistars...

I really like Ivan's shoes. Once my Addistars kick the bucket, I'll send them to Ivan and have him make me a personalized pair. I considered this as an option but went with the Adipowers.

I...
Forum: Olympic Weightlifting 12-11-2013, 12:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,677
Posted By Arden Cogar Jr.
Sorry, those are the ones I bought - the top of...

Sorry, those are the ones I bought - the top of the line ones - I simply miswrote. But the souls are different than the Addistars. Paid $200 (with shipping) for them. I am firm believer in paying...
Forum: Olympic Weightlifting 12-11-2013, 11:50 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,677
Posted By Arden Cogar Jr.
Odd observation on shoes

Okay. This is a bit of odd one, I think?

I have worn addistars since I started Olympic Lifting during 2009. They are pretty beat up at this point and a lot worse for wear. Some of the eyelits...
Forum: Olympic Weightlifting 12-07-2013, 06:29 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,559
Posted By Arden Cogar Jr.
Work - 50 to 70 hours (average 50 to 55 when I am...

Work - 50 to 70 hours (average 50 to 55 when I am not in trial or trial prep).
Lifting - 10 hours a week.
Yoga and tai chi - 5 hours a week (this increases the older i get).
Event training - 8...
Forum: Olympic Weightlifting 11-24-2013, 02:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 900
Posted By Arden Cogar Jr.
Well done and very impressive after missing 191. ...

Well done and very impressive after missing 191. Not many can miss, go higher, and make it. Well done.

All the best, Arden
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