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I feel like this guy is adarq.org. Moderately fit non-athlete picks a random, hard goal that has minimal extrinsic value but massive intrinsic value. Goes and gets it.

https://www.si.com/longform/2017/home-run-quest-mlb/index.html

ETA: he did a similar thing, for dunking, a couple years ago: https://www.si.com/longform/2015/dunking/index.html
« Last Edit: June 07, 2017, 03:59:11 pm by LBSS »
Muscles are nonsensical they have nothing to do with this bullshit.

- Avishek

sunday: long very easy run 80+ mins @ 5:40+ (14+ km)
monday: strength/cross training
tuesday: easy run 60+ mins @ 5:20-5:30 (11+ km)
wednesday: fartlek (mostly easy pace with mix of strides, hills, long tempo) 45 mins (8+ km)
thursday: easy run 60+ mins @ 5:20-5:30 (11+ km), strength/cross-training
friday: rest
saturday: short tempo 6-8x500 @ sub-4:00 (7 km)

strength would be:
- hops 2x10
- box jumps or ME SVJ 2x5
- squats 3x6-8 or weighted BSS/lunges 3x10/leg
- RDL/hypers 2x10-12 or SLRDL 2x10-12/leg
- upper push myo-reps or sets to technical failure
- upper pull myo-reps or sets to technical failure
- leg raises, holds, pallof presses