Hold and Work

Warm-up

  • 6 Step-ups (24″)
  • 40 Hops
  • 20 PVC Passes
  • 10 PVC Back Squats
  • 20 Trunk Trists
  • 10 Kip Swings

Conditioning

With a partner, one person doing a hold while the other works. We flipped starting positions each round.

4 Rounds

  • 20 Hang DB C&J (20#)
  • Double DB OH Hold (20#)
  • 12 Step-ups (24”)
  • Wall Sit
  • 10/8 Pull-ups
  • Farmer’s Hold (60# DBs)
  • 500/420m BikeErg
  • Sandbag Hold (100#)

Took us 27:17 and it was a humid morning.

Midline

3 Rounds

  • 10 Hollow Rocks
  • 10 V-ups
  • 25s Rest
  • 10 Tuck-ups
  • 10s Hollow Hold
  • 25s Rest

Low back was really tight so didn’t do a fourth round. Took 4:18.

100-101

Were were both beat down on Sunday morning, so we went for a 2.43 mile walk in 44:49 and then played 18 holes riding in a cart in the afternoon. Yesterday I walked 18 holes. Heat index was at 100° when we started and 101° right after! I started with the movements today.

Shoulders

3 Sets

  • 12 Single DB Shoulder Press (45#)
  • 12 DB Lateral Raises (vert DBs, 8#)
  • BikeErg

3 Sets

  • 12 Underhand Barbell Front Raise (26#)
  • 12 Barbell Upright Rows (45#)
  • BikeErg

3 Sets

  • 12 Arnold Press (25#)
  • 6/6 Static Front Raise (vert DBs, 10#)
  • BikeErg

Took us 18:39 and accumulated 7,062 meters on the bike. Almost two minutes faster than last week.

Arms

3 Sets

  • DB 21s (20#)
  • 15 Diamond Push-ups
  • Row

3 Sets

  • 12 Curl with Twist and Pushdown (20#)
  • 12 Double DB Skull crushers (30#)
  • Row

3 Sets

  • 8/8 Static DB Curl (15#)
  • 8 DB Curl (15#)
  • 12 Tricep Pushdowns (60#)
  • Row

Done nine seconds slower than last week but there was a lot more wiping off with the towel and drinking water today. Took 24:54 with 4,353 meters.

Erg Recovery

I had the idea to do our cardio while the other person worked and good thing because Brandi programmed a lot of movements and it took a long time.

Shoulders

3 Sets

  • BikeErg
  • 12 Single DB Shoulder Press (45#)
  • 12 DB Lateral Raises (vert DB, 8#)

3 Sets

  • BikeErg
  • 12 Underhand Barbell Front Raise (26#)
  • 12 Barbell Upright Rows (45#)

3 Sets

  • BikeErg
  • 12 Arnold Press (25#)
  • 6/6 Static Front Raise (10#)

Took 20:18 and we did 7,699 meters. While we cleaned up and setup all the next movements it was a 5-10 minute break.

Arms

3 Sets

  • Row
  • 12 Curl with Twist and push down (20#)
  • 12 Double DB Skull crushers (30#)

3 Sets

  • Row
  • DB 21s (15#)
  • 15 Diamond Push-ups

3 Sets

  • Row
  • 8/8 Static DB Curl (15#)
  • 8 DB Curl (15#)
  • 12 Tricep Pushdowns (60#)

Took 24:45 and we did 4,486 meters.

It was about 85° with humidity making it feel 90. Talk about pouring sweat!

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.

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)

The Long One

5 Rounds

  • 1:00 Step-ups (20″)
  • 10s Rest
  • 30s alt Side Crunches
  • 30s Pike-ups
  • 10s Rest
  • 1:00 Handstand Hold
  • 10s Rest
  • 1:00 Row
  • 10s Rest
  • 30s Flutter Kicks
  • 30s Windshield Wipers (45# plate)
  • 10s Rest
  • 1:00 50m OH Carry (35# DBs)
  • 10s Rest
  • 1:00 BikeErg
  • 10s Rest
  • 30s Burpees
  • 30s Slow Mountain Climbers
  • 10s Rest

I really wanted to held the handstands, but I had to break for the last two rounds, doing 30s + 20s. The fatigue with the carries really added up.

Planking Bike

Warm-up

  • 20 PVC Passes
  • 10 DB Bench Press (25#)
  • 5 DB Bench Press (40#)

Back & Chest

4 Sets

  • MAX Strict Chin-ups (11-9-8-7)
  • 10 DB Bench Press (50#)

3 Sets

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

3 Sets

  • 10 Standing Straight Arm Lat Pulldown (43-54-54#)
  • 10 DB Pullover (50#)

Conditioning

3 Rounds

  • 30s Plank
  • 30s BikeErg (standing)
  • 30s Side Plank
  • 30s BikeErg (standing)
  • 30s Side Plank
  • 30s BikeErg (standing)

I was getting 275+ meters.