How’s it going Scott? As far as my background goes, I started out as a gymnast when I was 12 or 13 until about age 15. I was inactive in sports from that time until I joined the U.S. Army in 2005 at age 17. Of course being a soldier meant I began daily physical training which usually consisted of long bouts of calisthenics and slow steady state running for about 3 – 5 miles.
Around that time I had a huge interest in MMA, so I began boxing at a gym close to base. I boxed off and on for the next couple of years, but It wasn’t until my 3rd deployment to Afghanistan that I was introduced to Crossfit-football by a friend. I fell in love with breaking PRs on a weekly basis, and when my progress slowed I began studying everything I could on strength training from Jim Wendler‘s 531 to Joe Defranco‘s WS4SB. I slowly put together an awesome home gym where I currently train today in addition to regular physical conditioning in the Army.
Cheers James, greatly appreciated.
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