Tuesday, April 27, 2010

"Palmus Autem Habet Quattuor Digitos"

The Vitruvian Man is a world-renowned drawing created by Leonardo da Vinci around the year 1487.[1] It is accompanied by notes based on the work of the famed architect, Vitruvius Pollio. The drawing, which is in pen and ink on paper, depicts a male figure in two superimposed positions with his arms and legs apart and simultaneously inscribed in a circle and square. The drawing and text are sometimes called the Canon of Proportions or, less often, Proportions of Man. It is stored in the Gallerie dell'Accademia in Venice, Italy, and, like most works on paper, is displayed only occasionally.[2][3]

The drawing is based on the correlations of ideal human proportions with geometry described[4] by the ancient Roman architect Vitruvius in Book III of his treatise De Architectura. Vitruvius described the human figure as being the principal source of proportion among the Classical orders of architecture. Other artists had attempted to depict this concept, with less success. Leonardo's drawing is traditionally named in honor of the architect.

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Practice One Legged Deadlifts and One Arm Push Ups

Koji Squats
3x5 2x2

3 Rounds
15 Hang Power Cleans (Men use 135#/Women use 88#)
15 Burpees

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1 comment:

  1. Koji Squats
    155x5, 185x2, both huge PR's

    6:30 as Rx'ed. It was hard getting back into the rhythm and wanting to breath heavy nad hard again after 4 days of rest a mile above sea level.