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

Row Sandwich

Chest & Back

3 Sets

  • 24 Teeter-totter DB Bench Press (50#)

3 Sets

  • 12/12 Balance Board Plank Rows (40-45-45#)

3 Sets

  • 24 alt Single Arm DB Fly (25-25-30#)

3 Sets

  • 16 alt Kroc Row (50#)

3 Sets

  • 15 Parallette Push-ups

3 Sets

  • 24 alt Seated Arnold Press (25#)

Conditioning

5 Rounds each – I Go You Go

  • 250/200m Row
  • 5 HSPU
  • 10 Burpees
  • 250/200m Row

I forgot to record our time after but it was 32 or 33 something. My round times were a bit under three minutes

Humid and Slick

I could feel my hips from the stretching we did yesterday and my posterior chain was a little sore. Warmed up with some PVC passes.

Arms

3 Sets

  • 12 Single DB Curl (50#)
  • 12 EZ Bar Skull Crushers (66#)

3 Sets

  • 12 Hammer Curls (25#)
  • 12 Tricep Pulldowns (rope, 71-60-60#)

Conditioning

10:00 AMRAP

  • 10 Burpees
  • 10 DB Push Press (40#)
  • 50 Jump Rope
  • 10 Renegade Rows (40#)

The mats were damp because it was so humid, and I was slipping a bit even with step back/up burpees. Got through 4+20.

Midline

4 Rounds

  • 11 Hollow Rocks
  • 11 V-ups
  • 20s Rest
  • 11 Tuck-ups
  • 11s Hollow Hold
  • 20s Rest

Thought I might have to bail in round one with my back, but it was ok. Just slow. Took me 5:39.

All Tens

My shins started to feel the broad jumps about an hour before today’s workout. Did 60 Arm Circles and a bit of hanging to loosen up.

Chest

Bench Press

  • 10×45
  • 6×95
  • 4×135
  • 4×165
  • 4×185
  • 4×205
  • 4×215

3 Sets

  • 12 Incline DB Fly (25#)
  • 12 Incline Bat Wing Fly (25#)

Back

3 Sets

  • 12 Incline Back Fly (25#)
  • MAX Ring Rows (10-10-10)

3 Sets

  • 12 Seated Rows (wide, 115#)
  • 8/8 Kroc Rows (60# DB)

Conditioning

10:00 AMRAP

  • 10 Pull-ups
  • 10 DB Hang Cleans (35#)
  • 10 Burpees

This combination really built on itself, especially after the previous work. Wore grips the entire time, did all of the pull-ups unbroken, and stepped every burpee to get 5+13.

Saturday Work Meeting

We had to get in our workout early today since I had a work meeting in the morning.

Warm-up

3 Sets

  • 40′ Tip Toe Walk
  • 10 Calf Raises

Conditioning

30:00 AMRAP

  • 60 Jump Rope
  • 30 Mountain Climbers
  • 20 Air Squats
  • 20 Push-ups
  • 20 Bicycles
  • 16 Plyo Lunges
  • 10 Burpees

Oh boy! Before we hit the halfway point I was ready to stop. No place to recover in this one. I only tripped once or twice on the rope, managed 10-10 for push-ups every round, and did step back/up burpees. Got through 7+60.

9 is So Early

Had to get it in early (just after 9) this morning due to plans for the day.

Warm-up

  • 20 PVC Passes
  • 20 Trunk Twists
  • 10 Toe Touches

Conditioning

  • 5:00 AMRAP
    • 5 Burpee Pull-up
    • 20 Sit-ups
  • 2:30 Rest
  • 5:00 AMRAP
    • 5 Burpee Step-ups (24″)
    • 20 alt Side Crunches
  • 2:30 Rest
  • 5:00 AMRAP
    • 5 Burpees
    • 20 Mountain Climbers

Felt pretty good after yesterday’s back issue. Went a little too slow to start out the first AMRAP though. I got 3+16, 5+5, and 7+12.

Accessory

  • 10->1 Plate Curls (35#)
  • 10->1 OH Tricep Extensions (35#)
  • OH Hold (35#)

We crushed out best by over 30 seconds, inn 4:07.

Some Incline Tates

Warm-up

  • 20 PVC Passes
  • 10 Close Grip Bench Press (45#)
  • 5 Barbell Curls (35#)
  • 10 Close Grip Bench Press (95#)
  • 5 Squat Cleans (45#) 
  • 5 Kip Swings

Arms

Source

3 Sets

  • 12 Close Grip Bench Press (115-125-125#)
  • 12 Barbell Curl (55#)

3 Sets

  • 12 Barbell Skull Crushers (55#, vary touch point)
  • 15 EZ Bar Preacher Curls + 5 partial reps (56#)

3 Sets

  • 15 Incline DB Tate Press (20#)
  • 12 Incline DB Curl (20#)

Conditioning

10:00 AMRAP

  • 5 Burpees
  • 5 Squat Cleans (75#)
  • 5 T2B

Ended up getting 7+8.

Fives with Twos Between

Warm-up

  • 80′ Lateral Monster Walk
  • 80′ Monster Walk
  • 10 Monster Squats
  • 10 Monster Toe Touches
  • Trunk Rotations

Conditioning

  • 5:00 AMRAP
    • 8 DB Push Press (20#)
    • 8 Double DB Box Step-ups (24″, 20#)
  • 2:00 Rest
  • 5:00 AMRAP
    • 8 Box Jumps (24″)
    • 8 Push-ups
  • 2:00 Rest
  • 5:00 AMRAP
    • 8 DB Thrusters (20#)
    • 8 Sit-ups
  • 2:00 Rest
  • 5:00 AMRAP
    • 8 Renegade Rows (35# DBs)
    • 8 Burpees

My scores were 6+12, 6+8, 6+9, and 6.

Another Go at a TRAIN Chest Program

We took 3 days off for the holiday and my birthday.

Warm-up

  • 20 PVC Passes
  • Trunk Twist
  • 10×45
  • 10×75

We’re going to start the chest program again that we did late summer. We had good results and enjoyed it.

Chest

MAX Bench Press (100/50#)

I was getting pretty slow, so stopped at 50, which is the same number of reps I got before.

MAX Push-ups

Only 30 push-ups though, which is five fewer.

3 Sets

  • 12 Seated DB Shoulder Press (40#)

These felt ok.

50 DB Bench Press (50/25#)

I went 10-8-7, 5×5 to finish in 2:05, which is 21 seconds faster because I was smarter about my sets, compared to 15-10-10-8-7.

Conditioning

2 Rounds

  • 10 cal BikeErg
  • 10 Burpees
  • 10 Box Jumps (24”)
  • 10 DB Hang Power Cleans (40#)
  • 10 cal Row
  • 10 Burpees
  • 10 Box Jumps (24”)
  • 10 DB Hang Power Cleans (40#)

Good one! Took me 10:55.

Midline

4 Sets

  • 1:00 Plank
  • 50 Hollow Flutter Kicks
  • 10/10 KB Side Bends (62#)

The flutter kicks got to be a challenge. Wasn’t really for time, but took me 9:46.