Strength Lore & Strands: First Schedule

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Strength Lore & Strands: First Schedule

Post by Internalfitness » Tue Jul 10, 2018 12:16 pm

Hi all,

Having read and thoroughly enjoyed strength Lore and Strands by David Webster, I figured it was time to try the schedules contained inside. I am, however, going to need a little help! (My thoughts on each movement are the ones in brackets)

This is the First Schedule:

Downward Pull & Knee Bend x 10 (easy enough - feet together, toes out, arms overhead knuckles out; pull and drop)
2 Arm Sideway Tricep Stretch x 10 (guessing upper arms horizontal, forearms vertical, knuckles out, pull forearms to straight)
Curls x 8 each arm (it's a curl!)
Chest Pull Attention x 10 (arms out in front, then pull arms out to the side)
Back Press Attention x 10 (strands behind back, hands by shoulders - press out)
Dislocation with Forward Bend x 10 (????)
Military Press x 10 (usual military press)
Abdominal Raise x 10 - 12 (I'll try this on a small stool with feet under my sofa)
Heel Raise x 15 (just bodyweight)

Now then 'Dislocation' - Webster's instruction on this makes it seem to me a bit like trying to get out of a straight jacket - which would make 'dislocation' make sense. Anyone care to put it into terms I might understand, or am I pretty much on the money and it's just a twist and stretch motion that can be done in a variety of ways?



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Re: Strength Lore & Strands: First Schedule

Post by David Gentle » Wed Jul 11, 2018 4:01 am

Hi Mate, you are on the money, you get to the end full stretch any literally you can, a bit of a contortionist, i have watched Dave Webster actually doing the exercise and its a circus act in itself. To be honest you would get more benefit out of basic triceps stretches than simply finding some crafty of extending the springs.David Gentle
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Re: Strength Lore & Strands: First Schedule

Post by peter yates » Wed Jul 11, 2018 6:00 am

Hi Richie, good program.To me the dislocation is more of a pull than an exercise. Like David says there are better ways to work the target muscles.This is more about how much you can pull.
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Re: Strength Lore & Strands: First Schedule

Post by sticksb » Wed Jul 11, 2018 8:17 am

Stunt , as an analogy , is spot on . In odd lift contests the hack squat being competed
is usually no more then a reverse deadlift rather then a test of pure quad strength .

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