The Macebell Maniac Network by Jake Shannon


May 2008 Blog Posts (3)

Slowly but surely

It's coming along. I can now do three sets of 15 with the 10kg. I alternate days between using the 5kg and 10kg. I had hit a plateau for awhile and just couldn't do anything right with either bell. I seem to be getting back on track and I'm now adding in tornados curls.

Nobody at my school wants even try these things. Some of the big guys may try with the 5, but, they stay away from the 10. It like it has "PAIN" spelled all over it.

Added by Glenn on May 30, 2008 at 12:54pm — 2 Comments

The Conan Swing - The Ultimate Test of Strength against Torque

(At least I think it is.)

Ever since my purchase of this macebell, my strength has increased to the point that my friends have noticed it my grappling sessions. All the exercises mentioned have helped to develop me in different ways, but I think accomplishing this motion would be true test of one's mastery over the macebell. It combines the Gravedigger, Levered Curl, 360, and 2-to-7 into one swing. So this is going to be my personal challenge before moving on to the 15kg. Anyone else… Continue

Added by Stuart G on May 10, 2008 at 6:27am — 1 Comment

Finally, I'm getting this thing down.

I'm finally able incorporate the 10kg into my workout. Although I can only manage around 8-12 swings per set, I can now manage to work this into my Jiu Jitsu workout too. In between sparring sessions I pick it up and start swinging. So I'm at least swinging the 10kg everyday and doing an actual workout as follows.

Mon-Wed-Fri, each arm: 50 clockwise, 50 counter-clockwise single arm with the 5kg.

Tues-Thurs-Sat, double arm: 3 sets of 8-12 with the 10kg, along with other exercises… Continue

Added by Glenn on May 2, 2008 at 2:22pm — 3 Comments


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