Back to Back Golf

I walked 18 on Wednesday and 9 yesterday, so didn’t have time for any workouts.

Warm-up

2 Sets

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

Back, Arms, & Conditioning

3 Sets

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

3 Sets

  • Row
  • 20 alt Incline DB Row (25/20#)
  • 20 alt Inclide DB Chest Fly (25/12#)
  • 10 DB Curls (25/15#)

3 Sets

  • TrueForm Run
  • 10 Straight Arm Pulldowns (60/38#)
  • 10-15 Diamond Push-ups
  • 10 Hammer Curls (25/20#)

Brandi was on the machines first and I repped out first. Was able to bump up to 25# on everything I had used 20# for before. I went 6-5-4 on each round of push-ups. Took us 29:52.

We did about 10 minutes of hip mobility.

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.

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.

Extra Humid

The forecast showed rain all day, so I didn’t golf, but they were wrong for the second day in a row. Maybe a good thing I didn’t golf though, because my back bothered me throughout the day. We did get some rain today though, which made it extra humid working out in the garage again.

2 Sets

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

3 Sets

  • 10 Seated Bent Over Single Arm + Single Arm + Double Row (25# DBs)
  • 10 DB Bench Press + Fly (25# DBs)
  • 20 Dead Bugs (5# Bs)

3 Sets

  • 10 2x Renegade Row + DB Push-up (25# DBs)
  • 15 Kneeling KB Hammer Curl (35#)
  • 10 alt DB Shoulder Press (Sitting back on feet, 25# DBs)

3 Sets

  • 15 Diamond Push-ups
  • 5/5 Side Crunch + DB Cross Reach to Raised Toe (10#)
  • 15 OH Crunches (10#, feet up)

Then we did about 15 minutes of banded golf mobility work, making use of the Crossover Symmetry bands.

Faster + More Meters

Shoulders & Conditioning

3 Sets

  • BikeErg
  • 12 Single DB Shoulder Press (50#)
  • 12 DB Lateral Raises (vert DBs, 8#)

3 Sets

  • BikeErg
  • 12 Underhand Barbell Front Raise (31#)
  • 12 Barbell Upright Rows (50#)

3 Sets

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

Took us 17:52 with a total of 7,280 meters. That’s 47 seconds faster and 218 more meters than last week. It was about a seven minute rest while we put stuff away and setup for part two.

Arms & Conditioning

3 Sets

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

3 Sets

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

3 Sets

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

Took us 23:27 with 4,376 meters. A big 1:27 faster and 23 meters more than last week.

I really tried to push the machines today and I’m feeling it afterwards.

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!

Arms Week 2

Yesterday I was the only one who showed up for golf so I was able to walk a quick 18 in about 2:45. Second week of the arm program.

Warm-up

  • 20 PVC Passes
  • 10 Trunk Rotations
  • 8 Barbell Curls (45#)
  • 8 Close Grip Bench Press (45#)
  • 8 Close Grip Bench Press (95#)

Arms

4 Sets

  • 8 Barbell Curl (57.5#)

4 Sets

  • 8 Close Grip Bench Press (120-140-160-180#)

3 Sets

  • 20 alt Cross-body Hammer Curl (25#)

3 Sets

  • 10/10 One Arm OH Tricep Extension (25-30-30# DB, standing)

3 Sets

  • 12 Incline DB Curl (25#)
  • 20 Tricep Pulldown (rope, 51.5#)

3 Sets

  • 20 Cable Curl (40.5#)
  • 12 Diamond Push-up

Increased weight just a little bit on a lot of the movements. Those supersets are so rough!

Midline

4 Sets

  • 10 Partner Leg Lift + Throws

We did these correctly this week by holding each other’s ankles while laying on the floor.

2 Sets

  • 20 alt V-ups
  • 10/10 Side Plank Bounces (10#)
  • 30 Mountain Climbers
  • 20 DB OH Crunches (2×30#)

Took me 3:55.

Arm Program

Very busy day yesterday, doing yard work at both houses, and getting the last of B’s things moved out.

Warm-up

  • 20 PVC Passes
  • 5 Barbell Curls (45#)
  • 8 Close Grip Bench Press (45#)
  • 8 Close Grip Bench Press (95#)

Arms

Trying a new arm program for several weeks that I found on Muscle & Strength.

4 Sets

  • 8 Barbell Curl (55#)

4 Sets

  • 8 Close Grip Bench Press (115-135-155-175#)

3 Sets

  • 20 alt Cross-body Hammer Curl (25#)

3 Sets

  • 10/10 One Arm OH Extension (rope on cable pulley, 27-32-32#)

3 Sets

  • 12 Incline DB Curl (25#)
  • 20 Tricep Pulldown (rope, 49-51.5-51.5#)

3 Sets

  • 20 Cable Curl (38#)
  • 12 Diamond Push-up

Definitely got a really good arm pump!

Midline

4 Sets

  • 8 Partner Leg Lift + Throws

4 Sets

  • 6/6 Hip Abducted Evil Wheels
  • 20 alt Crunches
  • 10/10 KB Side Bends (70#)