Keep Adding Five

Warm-up

2 Sets

  • 4 Openers (20s hold)
  • 10 Wall Slides
  • 10 Reverse Pattern on ball (5s hold)

Arm & Conditioning

3 Sets

  • Partner A: TrueForm Run
  • Partner B:
    • 6/4 Strict Pull-ups
    • 20 alt Incline DB Bench Press (45/20#)
    • 10 Tricep Pushdowns (60/38#)

The jump up from 40 to 45 pounds was significant. Not sure I could get through 50.

3 Sets

  • Partner A: Row
  • Partner B:
    • 20 alt Incline DB Row (20/15#)
    • 20 alt Inclide DB Chest Fly (20/10-10-12#)
    • 10 DB Curls (20/20-15-15#)

I could probably increase to 25# here.

3 Sets

  • Partner A: TrueForm Run
  • Partner B:
    • 10 Straight Arm Pulldowns (60/38#)
    • 10-15 Diamond Push-ups
    • 10 Hammer Curls (20#)

I went 3×5 on the first set of push-ups and then 6-5-4 for the other two. I could go up to 25# here as well.

I went first on the machines today. Took us 30:20 to finish.

Then we did about 10 minutes of mobility.

Damn Dental

Sunday got busy removing a toilet, tearing up flooring and a layer of sub-floor. I walked 18 holes on Monday, and yesterday I had dental surgery. Feeling good today though.

Warm-up

  • 80′ Lateral Monster Walks
  • 80′ Monster Walks
  • 10 Monster Squats
  • 10 Monster Toe Touches
  • 20 Trunk Twists

Legs

3 Sets

  • 30s Standing BikeErg
  • 10/10 Side Step Lunge (15/12# DBs)
  • 10/10 Front Foot Elevated Split Squat (15/8# DBs)

4 Sets

  • 40m Side Step Sled Pull (115-115-135-135/80#)

Coming back up the driveway is so much more difficult, especially after going down it first.

3 Sets

  • 10 Back Squat + Calf Raises (55#)
  • 10 Calf Raises (55#)
  • 12 alt Twisting High Jumps / 6/6 Kneeling Fire Hydrant/Hurdlers

Jumping was moving my face and mouth too much, so I subbed in the hurdler movement.

3 Sets

  • 16 Goblet Side to Side in Low Position (15#)
  • 6/6 Single Leg High Jumps / Single Leg Step-ups with Knee Drive (18”)

I really liked those step-ups and think they may be better for explosiveness. Took us 37:27.

Mobility

  • 2x 10/10 Banded Press
  • 20 alt Seated Hip Opener Knee Taps
  • 2 Sets
    • 10 Prone PVC Pulldown Behind Neck
    • 10/10 Standing Knee Against PVC with Foot Raise
  • 2x 10/10 Banded Press

Just Abs

Midline

4 Sets

  • 20/20 Banded Butter Churners (red CS)
  • 10/10 Pallof Raises (red CS)
  • 10/10 Elevated Side Plank Elbow to Knee (8″)
  • 10/10 Half-kneeling Rotation with Press (20# KB)

We went and played pickleball, trimmed some bushes, and mowed the lawn. Going to ride on the course for twilight tonight and hopefully get in a lot of holes.

Boosted

My arm was really sore from getting the updated booster.

Warm-up

2 Sets

  • 4 Openers (20s hold)
  • 10 Wall Slides
  • 10 Reverse Pattern on ball (5s hold)

Conditioning

3 Sets

  • TrueForm (backwards walk)
  • 6/4 Strict Pull-ups
  • 20 alt Incline DB Bench Press (40/15-20-20#)
  • 10 Tricep Pushdowns (bar, 60/38#)

3 Sets

  • Row
  • 20 alt Incline DB Row (20/15#)
  • 20 alt Inclide DB Chest Fly (20/10#)
  • 10 DB Curls (20/15#)

3 Sets

  • TrueForm Walk
  • 10 Straight Arm Pulldowns (60/38#)
  • 15 Diamond Push-ups
  • 10 Hammer Curls (20/15#)

One person on the machine while the other person did a set of the movements. I went 9-6, 6-5-4, and 6-5-4 on the push-ups. Took us 30:14.

New Legs

My biceps, chest, and back are definitely feeling yesterday’s pull-ups already.

Warm-up

  • 80′ Lateral Monster Walks
  • 80′ Monster Walks
  • 10 Monster Toe Touches
  • 20 Trunk Rotations
  • Various movement attempts

Leg Conditioning

3 Sets

  • 30s Standing BikeErg
  • 10/10 Side Step Lunge (30/20# DB)
  • 10/10 Front Foot Elevated Split Squat (30# DB / 12-8-8 DBs)

4 Sets

  • 40m Side Step Sled Pull (115/80#)

3 Sets

  • 10 Back Squat + Calf Raises (45#)
  • 10 Calf Raises (45#)
  • 12 alt Twisting High Jumps

3 Sets

  • 16 Goblet Side to Side in Low Position (15#)
  • 6/6 Single Leg High Jumps

A lot of new stuff here so it took us a long time to get setup and then warmed up. Finished in 37:09.

Mobility

  • 2x 10/10 Banded High Press (red CS)
  • 20 alt Seated Hip Opener Knee Taps
  • 2 Sets
    • 10 Prone PVC Pulldown Behind Neck
    • 10/10 Standing Knee Against PVC with Foot Raise

Fresh Plank Moves

Warm-up

  • 10 Cat Camel
  • 6-4 Curl-up (10s hold)
  • 10/10/10/10 Banded Leg Swings

Conditioning

8 Rounds

  • 5/4 Pull-ups
  • 4 Twisting Broad Jumps
  • 5/5 KB Side Swings (20/15#)
  • 5 Hang Power Cleans / Squat Cleans (65/55#)
  • 4 Devil Presses (15/12#)
  • 30s Rest

I did a regular kip for the pull-ups, which we haven’t done in over a month. Finished in 15:58.

Midline

3 Rounds

  • 15 DB V-ups (10/5# DB)
  • 20 alt Plank Step-outs
  • 15 Hollow In/Outs w/ Legs
  • 10/10 Plank KB Swing Through (15/10# KB)

This was tough with some new and interesting movements. We did about 10 minutes of mobility work to finish up.

Normal Lunges

Warmed up with some back mobility stuff.

Conditioning

5 Rounds

  • 50 Jump Rope
  • 10 DB Front Raise Squats (8#) / Hang DB C&J (20#)
  • 20 Lunges
  • 8/8 Hang DB Snatch w/ foot up to bench (20/8#)
  • 100m Farmer Carry (40/25# DBs)

I did regular lunges today instead of plyo, which are much slower, so it took me 19:05. Another humid one.

Midline

4 Sets

  • 20/20 Banded Butter Churners (red CS band)
  • 10/10 Banded Rotations (red CS band)
  • 10/10 Half-kneeling DB Chop/Throw (20/15#)
  • 50 DB OH Flutter Kicks (20/15#)

Did a few back stretches.

Three Days

My glutes were feeling the leg workout a bit yesterday. I walked 18 holes.

Warm-up

2 Sets

  • 4 Openers (20s hold)
  • 10 Wall Slides
  • 10 Reverse Pattern on ball (5s hold)

Conditioning

3 Sets

  • BikeErg (4,883m)
  • 20 KB RDLs OR 10/10 Single leg RDL hand supported on side (30/20#)
  • 15 Perfect Push-ups
  • 20 Seated Piked Foot Claps

3 Sets

  • Row (2,048m)
  • 20 alt Dumbbell Thrusters (15/10#)
  • 16 Combo Laterals (front + side, 8/5#)
  • 20 Plank Jacks

In the first set B went outside to move a trash can, so didn’t get a lot of rowing done.

3 Sets

  • BikeErg (5,207m)
  • 8/8 Slider Hamstring Curls (one leg raised)
  • 10 Inverted Bar Rows
  • 16 Plank to Downward Dog

I did my thrusters sitting down to the bench, to protect my back. It was really humid today, so a lot of sweating! We finished in 38:11. Then we did a quick five minutes or so of hip mobility.

On to the three day weekend!

Sleeping In

I got about 10 hours of sleep and feel fine today.

Warm-up

  • 80′ Lateral Monster Walks
  • 80′ Monster Walks
  • 10 Monster Squats
  • 10 Monster Toe Touches
  • 20 Trunk Rotations

Leg Conditioning

3 Sets

  • 140/120m TrueForm Run
  • 20 DB Walking Lunge (25/15# DBs)

4 Sets

  • 10/10 Landmine Curtsy Lunge (45#)

3 Sets

  • 140/120m TrueForm Run
  • 10/10 Single Leg Box Step Downs (14/9.5”)

3 Sets

  • 14 Squat Jumps
  • 6/6 Side Step Lunge + Reverse Lunge (20/12#)

We both increased our weights this week. I did my squat jumps to the bench to protect my back. We finished in 34:18.

Midline

3 Rounds

  • 10/10 Yoga Block Dead Bugs
  • 10/10 Side Plank Banded Rows (red CS band)
  • 10/10 One Leg Balance Reach & Row
  • 10 Superman
  • 10 alt Seated Hip Opener Knee Taps

Off

Warm-up

  • 10 Cat Camel
  • 6-4 Curl-up
  • 10/10/10/10 Banded Leg Swings
  • 10 PVC Passes
  • 20 Trunk Rotations

Conditioning

4 Rounds

  • 10 Handstand Push-ups / Seated DB Shoulders Press (35#)
  • 8/8 Twisting Box Jumps (12″) / 20 Box Steps (20”)
  • 10/10 KB Side swings (20/15#)
  • 8 Parallette Shoot Thrus / 10 Good Mornings (35#)
  • 10 Hammer Curl + Shoulder Press (25/12#)
  • 1:00 Rest

I started out doing 10/10 side step-ups for the first two rounds, but I have a really good bruise near my right knee which was not feeling good, so for the last two rounds I did normal step-ups. My back and left hip have been an issue, so I subbed in the good mornings today. My rounds were done at 3:33, 8:00, 12:13, and 16:22.

Midline

3 Rounds

  • 15 MB Sit-ups (20#, anchored, to wall)
  • 8/8 Side Plank DB Reach to T (8#)
  • 20 Reverse Crunch
  • 20 alt V-ups

We did some hip mobility for about 10 minutes.

I wasn’t feeling the greatest through the workout and afterwards. Hope I’m not coming down with something.