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I have mentioned a few times that i have been creating a tradition during the holidays at the end of the year. Last year i did a challenge on boxing day. The 50/50 squat challenge. Squat 50 reps with a barbell that weighs 50% of your bodyweight. This year i want to expand it a little and do the 50/50 squats on Xmas-day, and do a 50/50 deadlift challenge on Boxing day. For some this will be too much to handle, for some this would be pretty easy. For me it's pretty spot on (at least for the squats, for the deadlift i don't know yet).

 

XMAS:

50 Squats

50% Bodyweight

 

Boxing day:

50 Deadlifts

50% Bodyweight

 

 

Last year i streamed it on FB. I will try do the same thing this year. On both days. So if anyone wants to join me feel free. You can adjust it any way you like, only got dumbbells use them for squatting and deadlifting, can only do 10% go for it.

 

Just a few rules:

  • I'm preferring reps over weight. I would rather see 50 airsquats than 40 reps with a loaded barbell. Try to pick something that's hard but doable.
  • Leave a post here if you intent to join i'll add you to the list of people who have pledged to do this
  • Try to make a video and upload it here after you're done.
  • Safety comes first, don't injure yourself with this, it's all just for fun!

 

The idea behind this is that these days usually are so incredibly passive. This (even though it is by no means a full workout) will make you at least do something and i am certain it will give you a great sense of accomplishment.

 

I'll kick it off with my livestream of last years edition:

https://m.facebook.com/story.php?story_fbid=1440244066015561&id=100000899440167

(okay, now i that i've actually watched the livefeed it seems i just did a regular 3x10 on boxing day)

 

 

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I can haz? I'll join you, but I gotta adjust, I have limited access to weights.

Just because there's no answers to this thing yet, means I have to raise my hand. I mean how often does it happen that a ranger gets to say: "I am in." and be first...?

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I want to do this, but seeing how Christmas is a workday here, can I do it Christmas Eve?

 

ETA: do the 50 have to be in one set, or can we break them up into like 5 sets of 10?

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I am 7 hours ahead of you, so my Boxing day morning would be your Christmas evening. I suppose I could do it my Boxing day before work, but there wouldn't be anyone to take a video.

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9 minutes ago, WhiteGhost said:

I am 7 hours ahead of you, so my Boxing day morning would be your Christmas evening. I suppose I could do it my Boxing day before work, but there wouldn't be anyone to take a video.

Do it whenever you see fit. Video trumps lining up with somebody else ;) 

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I'm prevaricating on whether or not I'll join, but I will follow and pin the thread.

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On 12/18/2017 at 9:42 AM, Tanktimus the Encourager said:

I'm prevaricating on whether or not I'll join, but I will follow

Same...they won't be weighted if I am able to, since the gym is closed that day...and I have to get past the whole video issue 

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I just realized that while I will be able to video myself, I have no idea how I would be able to post it (I can't upload to facebook or youtube from here :( )

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20 minutes ago, WhiteGhost said:

I just realized that while I will be able to video myself, I have no idea how I would be able to post it (I can't upload to facebook or youtube from here :( )

This is an article about whitelisted video sharing sites in China. Maybe you can upload to one of those and post a link.

https://www.statista.com/statistics/276038/china-leading-online-video-platforms/

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17 minutes ago, Tanktimus the Encourager said:

This is an article about whitelisted video sharing sites in China. Maybe you can upload to one of those and post a link.

https://www.statista.com/statistics/276038/china-leading-online-video-platforms/

Thanks.  I have tried a few of those in the past, and was able to upload videos but I was unable to share them outside of China (viewers in the US just got messages saying the video they were trying to access was unavailable in their region).  I will check some other sites and see what I can do.

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Can you post a video on instagram and link it here somehow?  I could use some technical support....  

 

Obviously I'm pondering how to get in both squats and deadlifts before the dreaded drive north and get the video of it posted somewhere!  So I'm aiming for Christmas eve and Christmas day.  I guess that makes me in!  

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Hmmmmm.....Interesting. This does intrigue me. I have KB's I can use for racked squats and KB deadlift but it won't be exactly 50% of my BW. And seeing as how I don't know what's gonna happen with my shoulder after today's doctor appointment....put me down for a resounding MAYBE :) 

 

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On 18-12-2017 at 9:06 PM, Terra said:

Hmmmm...  I'm tempted.  I just suck at taking photos (or god forbid a video) and posting the darn things!  It would be a lovely excuse to pop into the gym and play with the weights in the back room.  

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Stop overthinking things! :D 

 

Put your mobile on record somewhere in the corner, upload private to youtube and post a spoilered link here!

 

On 19-12-2017 at 9:54 PM, RES said:

Same...they won't be weighted if I am able to, since the gym is closed that day...and I have to get past the whole video issue 

 

I just think how much i fun i have watching videos of other rebels, need to chip in once in a while!

 

On 20-12-2017 at 4:19 AM, WhiteGhost said:

I just realized that while I will be able to video myself, I have no idea how I would be able to post it (I can't upload to facebook or youtube from here :( )

 

On 20-12-2017 at 4:40 AM, Tanktimus the Encourager said:

This is an article about whitelisted video sharing sites in China. Maybe you can upload to one of those and post a link.

https://www.statista.com/statistics/276038/china-leading-online-video-platforms/

 

On 20-12-2017 at 4:59 AM, WhiteGhost said:

Thanks.  I have tried a few of those in the past, and was able to upload videos but I was unable to share them outside of China (viewers in the US just got messages saying the video they were trying to access was unavailable in their region).  I will check some other sites and see what I can do.

 

You from China @WhiteGhost? Being the IT guy i'm thinking VPN to outside and access the internet that way?

 

21 hours ago, Raxie said:

There's no way I can make it to the gym on Christmas but I'll join in with either air squats or my minimal weights I have at home if I end up being home! 

 

Very good, don't forget the video part, i want to see you all struggle on these deliciously leisure days!!!

 

13 hours ago, Terra said:

Can you post a video on instagram and link it here somehow?  I could use some technical support....  

 

Obviously I'm pondering how to get in both squats and deadlifts before the dreaded drive north and get the video of it posted somewhere!  So I'm aiming for Christmas eve and Christmas day.  I guess that makes me in!  

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Yep you sure can, pretty easy cause it auto-embeds from instagram here, just copy and paste the URL!

 

12 hours ago, Wild Wolf said:

Hmmmmm.....Interesting. This does intrigue me. I have KB's I can use for racked squats and KB deadlift but it won't be exactly 50% of my BW. And seeing as how I don't know what's gonna happen with my shoulder after today's doctor appointment....put me down for a resounding MAYBE :) 

 

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Hope you are down for some work Wolfie, always nice to see your happy face on screen!

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3 minutes ago, Mr_Willes said:

You from China @WhiteGhost? Being the IT guy i'm thinking VPN to outside and access the internet that way?

yeah, I'm in China.  I can use the VPN to access things like youtube to watch videos but I can't get them to upload.  I used to think it was strange until the 19th CPC earlier this year when they decided to demonstrate that they know everything that is going on in the VPNs and can control, filter, throttle and shut them down as they please.  I will figure out something :) 

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13 minutes ago, WhiteGhost said:

yeah, I'm in China.  I can use the VPN to access things like youtube to watch videos but I can't get them to upload.  I used to think it was strange until the 19th CPC earlier this year when they decided to demonstrate that they know everything that is going on in the VPNs and can control, filter, throttle and shut them down as they please.  I will figure out something :) 

 

This sort of things makes my mind spinning off... Well at least you know you are being watched, cause i also know that i am being watched, but no one here believes me. ;)

 

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37 minutes ago, Mr_Willes said:

This sort of things makes my mind spinning off... Well at least you know you are being watched, cause i also know that i am being watched, but no one here believes me. ;)

You know, it was really funny when the whole NSA scandal was happening in the US when it was revealed the extent to which the NSA was spying on the citizenry.  Here in China everyone was trying to understand what he issue was. The most common response was "well of course the governement was watching their people, that's what governments do!"

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11 hours ago, Mr_Willes said:

Hope you are down for some work Wolfie, always nice to see your happy face on screen!

 

Likewise, brother :D 

 

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Shoulder seems like it'll be ok so I will definitely do what I am able to with the equipment I got. Merry Squatmas, ya filthy animals! 

 

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1 hour ago, Wild Wolf said:

I will definitely do what I am able to with the equipment I got.

Keep the video SFW little buddy.

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I am so in for this! I'll be aiming for Christmas Eve and Boxing Day (which considering the time difference will mean at least one workout Christmas Day USA time :D)

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On 12/19/2017 at 10:19 PM, WhiteGhost said:

I just realized that while I will be able to video myself, I have no idea how I would be able to post it (I can't upload to facebook or youtube from here :( )

 

Have the ghostlet watch and draw a sketch :-)

 

edit: I'm pretty sure the ghostlet will want to join you. You guys should do it at the same time and then draw pictures of it after :-)

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3 hours ago, Xena said:

 

Have the ghostlet watch and draw a sketch :-)

 

edit: I'm pretty sure the ghostlet will want to join you. You guys should do it at the same time and then draw pictures of it after :-)

Ghostlet is just about 5-10kgs shy of half my bodyweight, so we have discussed doing Ghostlet squats (Ghostlet on my shoulders holding holding some dumbbells or something) He totally wants to be involved :) 

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