Back From Niagara

We took a road trip to Niagara Falls and Toronto Monday through Friday. Played 18 in a cart on Wednesday and did our share of walking.

Conditioning

4 Rounds

  • 1:00 BikeErg
  • 15s Transition
  • 1:00 Burpees
  • 15s Transition
  • 30s DB S2OH (25#) + 30s Plate A Jumps
  • 15s Transition
  • 1:00 65m Suitcase carry (60# DB)
  • 15s Transition
  • 1:00 Row
  • 15s Transition
  • 30s Underhand Bent Over Dumbbell Rows + 30s Back Fly (20#)
  • 15s Transition
  • 1:00 Lateral step-overs (14”)
  • 15s Transition
  • 1:00 65m Suitcase carry (60# DB)
  • 15s Transition

Midline

3 Rounds

  • 30s Pike-ups
  • 15s Rest
  • 30s Windshield wipers (35# plate)
  • 15s Rest
  • 30s Slow bicycles
  • 15s Rest
  • 30s DB OH sit-ups (20#)
  • 15s Rest

A Lot of Plank

Some allergies are kicking in high gear. Did some PVC stuff to warm-up.

Conditioning

3 Rounds

  • 45s Row
  • 20 DB Floor Press (35#)
  • 10 DB Shoulder Press (35#)
  • 45s Row
  • 20 DB Upright Rows (15#)
  • 10 Push-ups
  • 45s BikeErg
  • 15 DB Bent Arm Side Raises (15#)
  • 15 Chest Flys (laying on ground, 25#)
  • 45s BikeErg
  • 10 Bent over Shoulder Raise + Fly (10-15-10#)
  • 16 DB Cross Body Front Raises (15#)

Took 26:20 to finish.

Midline

2 Rounds

  • 30s Plank
  • 30s Rest
  • 30s Plank Shoulder Taps
  • 30s Rest
  • 30s Plank Hip Dips
  • 30s Rest
  • 30s Plank Arm Reaches
  • 30s Rest
  • 30s Side Plank
  • 30s Rest
  • 30s Side Plank
  • 30s Rest
  • 30s Plank Push-ups
  • 30s Rest
  • 30s Plank Rockers
  • 30s Rest

Split Between Partners

Warmed up with some PVC passes.

Partner Conditioning

  • 3 Sets
    • 1:00/1:00 BikeErg
  • 2 Rounds
    • 2×10/10 2x Goblet Reverse Lunges + Goblet Squat (30# DB)
    • 2×6/6/ Evil Wheels
    • 2×10/10 Burpee Step-overs (20″)
    • 2×5/3 Strict Pull-ups
    • 2×10/10 Complex DB Press (50#)
    • 2×20/20 alt V-ups
    • 1×10/10 Renegade Rows (50# DBs)

Took us 38:30 to finish.

10 More Meters

My low back has been really tight. Warmed up with 10×45 and 5×75 close grip bench.

Conditioning

4 Rounds

  • 45s TrueForm Run
  • 15 Zottman Curls (15# DBs)
  • 15 French Press (40# DB)
  • 45s TrueForm Run
  • 15 Hammer Curls (20# DBs)
  • 15 Banded Tricep Pulldowns (blue)
  • 45s TrueForm Run
  • 15 Single DB Curls (40#)
  • 15 Close Grip Bench Press (75#)

Another good one. Really like mixing in the cardio. I got 130 meters on the runs in the first round, 140 in the second, 150 in the third, and 160 in the last. Took me 23:12.

Midline

3 Rounds

  • 30s In & Outs (sides of DB)
  • 15s Rest
  • 30s Plank Knee to alt Elbow
  • 15s Rest
  • 30s Jack Knife (15# DB)
  • 15s Rest
  • 30s alt Side Crunches
  • 15s Rest

Feeling My Back in Multiple Ways

I definitely got some sunburn on my shoulders and upper back yesterday. My low back is not feeling very good, probably from bending over to take out stumps.

5 Rounds

  • 30s Push-ups
  • 30s DB Hang C&J (25# DBs)
  • 1:00 Lateral Box Step-overs (14″)
  • 1:00 Glute Bridges
  • 30s Windshield Wipers (35# plate OH)
  • 30s Seated Leg Lifts over DB
  • 1:00 Front to Back Lunges

Hot one today with it at about 90°.

So Much Farmer Carry

Hottest day of the year so far and I had a busy day working on a bunch of projects. Filled dirt where the front tree was. Dug out a rotted stump in the back yard and then filled that with dirt. Cleaned some stuff in the car. Finally finished the last pieces of trim in the hallways. Workout at 4.

Warm-up

  • 10 DB Floor Press (25#)
  • 10 DB Bent Over Rows (15#)
  • 10 DB Deadlifts (15#)
  • 10 Incline DB Front Squats (15#)

Conditioning

  • 15 DB Floor Press (50#)
  • 50m Farmer Carry (50# DBs)
  • 15 DB Bent Over Rows (40#)
  • 50m Farmer Carry
  • 15 Incline DB Front Squats (35#)
  • 50m Farmer Carry
  • 15 DB Deadlifts (50#)
  • 50m Farmer Carry
  • 10 DB Floor Press (50#)
  • 50m Farmer Carry (50# DBs)
  • 10 DB Bent Over Rows (40#)
  • 50m Farmer Carry
  • 10 Incline DB Front Squats (35#)
  • 50m Farmer Carry
  • 10 DB Deadlifts (50#)
  • 50m Farmer Carry
  • 5 DB Floor Press (50#)
  • 50m Farmer Carry (50# DBs)
  • 5 DB Bent Over Rows (40#)
  • 50m Farmer Carry
  • 5 Incline DB Front Squats (35#)
  • 50m Farmer Carry
  • 5 DB Deadlifts (50#)
  • 50m Farmer Carry

Grippy! I finished in 16:19.

Midline

2 Rounds

  • 15 Pike-ups
  • 15 Single Arm Single Leg V-ups (R to L)
  • 15 Single Arm Single Leg V-ups (L to R)
  • 15 Crunches (reach to legs up)
  • 16 Oblique Heel Touches
  • 16 Bicycles (slow)

Then we took down the rip, backboard, and arm of the basketball hoop.

Front Yard Stump

Yesterday I helped some friends put up a basketball hoop and then walked 18 holes of golf. This morning I pulled the tree stump from the dead tree out of the front yard and hauled a bunch of fill in buckets from the back of the garage to fill the hole.

Conditioning

  • 10:00 Row (2,085m)
  • 10:00 BikeErg (4,114m)
  • 10:00 Row (2,089m)

Single Arm Push Presses

Warm-up

  • 20 PVC Passes
  • 10 DB Bench Press (20#)
  • 10 DB Bench Press (40#)

Back & Chest

4 Sets

  • MAX Strict Chin-ups (11-7-6-6)
  • 10 DB Bench Press (50#)

Went on shorter rests today. 

3 Sets

  • 10 Lat Pulldown (115#)
  • 15 Perfect Push-ups

3 Sets

  • 10 Standing Straight Arm Lat Pulldown (60#)
  • 10 DB Pullover (50#)

Conditioning

15:00 AMRAP

  • 5 Burpee Pull-ups
  • 10 Squat Jumps
  • 10/10 Single Arm DB S2OH (25#)
  • 50 Jump Rope

My back was pretty tight, so I had to be careful. Finished 7+3.

Wing It

Ended up golfing today with rain in the forecast for tomorrow and we still got rained out. Walked 12+ holes.

Shoulders & Arms

Shoulder Press

  • 4×45
  • 4×75
  • 4×95
  • 4×105
  • 4×115
  • 4×125
  • 4×135

3 Sets

  • 12 DB Chicken Wings (20#)

Not sure what these are called, but it’s like a pec deck but vertical.

3 Sets

  • 12 Seated Rear Delt Fly (12#)

3 Sets

  • 15 Cable Curls (38#)
  • 10 Strict Ring Dips

3 Sets

  • 20 Cross Body Hammer Curls (20-25-25#)
  • 10/10 Tricep Kickbacks (20-25-25#)

Hold Those Legs Up

Walked 18 holes yesterday.

Warm-up

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

Leg Conditioning

3 Rounds

  • 20/16 Plyo Lunges
  • 200/170m TrueForm Run
  • 10 Incline DB Squats (2”, 35# DBs)

4 Rounds

  • 14 Double DB Step-ups (20″, 45#)

3 Rounds

  • 12 DB Walking Lunges (45#)
  • 20 Side Skaters
  • 12 Sumo KB Deadlifts (70#)

Much more comfortable weather today for this. Took us 29:18.

Midline

3 Rounds

  • 20s Pike-ups over DB (feet open to closed)
  • 7s Rest
  • 20s In & Outs
  • 7s Rest
  • 20s Leg Lifts over DB (side to side)
  • 7s Rest

This was rough because it was so much holding your legs up in the air.