Full Swings

Swing Man Golf Day 2

Isometric Downswing Strength – 2 Sets of 8-10 seconds

  • Top of Backswing – 2 hands
  • Halfway Down – 2 hands
  • Impact – 2 hands
  • Top of Backswing – Trail hand, then lead
  • Halfway Down – Trail then lead
  • Impact – Trail then lead

These are tough one handed!

Dynamic Swing Speed – 2 Sets of 6

  • Decline Chest Fly to Triceps Extension
  • Cross Body Lat Pulldown
  • Wood Chops
  • Lateral Raises – Back/Deltoids/Biceps
  • Incline Chest Fly

Full Swing Repetitions

  • 2×5 Trail Arm
  • 2×5 Lead Arm
  • 4×5 Full Swing

The full swing was supposed to be 2×15 but that’s a lot of swings in a row. I used a 60° and Brandi used her 7 iron because we’re swinging in the garage. My max speed was 92 and B’s was 70. We each got progressively faster over the first three sets.

That was fun! I hadn’t swung a club in about a month. Swinging with only my lead arm feels a little sketchy that I might extend and hit the ceiling.

Conditioning

10:00 AMRAP

  • 10 Goblet Squat Jumps (15#)
  • 10 DB Push-ups
  • 10 Renegade Row + Reaches (15#)
  • 40 Jump Rope

You may have noticed I haven’t been keeping track of rounds in my workouts. Doesn’t matter and takes the pressure off.

Midline

2 Rounds

  • 10/10 Single Leg Vups (15#)
  • 20 Russian Twist Slam Balls (15#)
  • 12 Jack Knives (15#)
  • 10/10 Plank Ball Roll to Knee (15#)

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.

Singles

Around 11am.

Warm-up

  • 20 PVC Passes
  • 2×10 PVC Shrugs
  • 4×10 Calf Raises
  • 2×10 Kip Swings
  • 200m TrueForm Run
  • 50 Lateral Hops
  • 20 Jump Rope

Conditioning

15:00 AMRAP

  • 50 Jump Rope
  • 10 Pull-ups
  • 10 DB Step-ups (24”, 25# DBs)
  • 10 DB Push-ups

I decided not to do double unders after hurting my calf the last time. Will try to build up to it. Didn’t miss on the rope until twice in my final set. I did unbroken kipping pull-ups for a change from butterfly. Need to do step-ups more often! Finished 6+61

Midline

3 Rounds

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

We cut back from four rounds to get going with our day. Took me 4:02.

Issues with Grips

Partner Chipper

  • 60 cal BikeErg (12/8)
  • 50 Bar MU / Pull-ups (2×5 MU, 3×5 C2B Pull-ups)
  • 100 DB Box Step-ups (24″, 2×25# DBs)
  • 30 Dragon Flags
  • 100 Burpees
  • 100 DB Hang C&J (25# DBs)
  • 60 DB Push-ups
  • 128 cal Row (20/12)

I’m having problems with grips on the bar on our outdoor rig, specifically for bar muscle-ups. I had to drop after four in my second set because they were riding up way too much and killing my wrists. I noticed an old blister ripped open, so switched to kipping chest-to-bar pull-ups the rest of the sets. The step-ups really got me in this. Felt good on the burpees and was doing shoulder press for my jerks with those light dumbbells.

We finished in 35:57.

Big MU Sets

Warm-up

  • 20 PVC Pass Throughs
  • Shoulder Mobility
  • 5 Ring Kip Swings
  • 10 Lunges
  • 5 Ring Kip Swings
  • 10 Arm Circles
  • 1 Muscle-up

Conditioning

25:00 EMOM (alt)

  • 7 Muscle-ups
  • 20 Plyo Lunges
  • 15 DB Push-ups
  • 15 cal Row
  • Rest

Oophhh! Wrote this for 30 minutes, but after all of the pull-ups the day before we were feeling it in our lats. Barely made it through the fifth round of unbroken muscle-ups, so that was a good place to end it.

Midline

5 Rounds

  • 50m Suitcase Carry (70#)
  • 40 OH Plate Flutter Kicks (25#)
  • 30 Russian Twists (25# plate)
  • 20 Plank Jumps (feet narrow to wide)

A Main Site Dumbbell Metcon

Warm-up

  • 20 PVC Passes
  • Shoulder Stretching
  • Toe Touches
  • 10 DB Hang Power Cleans (35#)

Conditioning

10:00 AMRAP

  • 10 Double DB Hang Power Cleans (50# DBs)
  • 10 Push-ups on DBs

I saved this one from CrossFit.com on August 10th, when we were in the middle of the chest program and thought it would be a good one to do after we finished. I started out doing muscle cleans, but after two or three rounds switched to a real power clean. My grip was getting smoked. I split the push-ups in half every round and it worked well. Got through 10+8.

After a little bit we went out for a 2.72 mile run and I let B set the pace, which was actually enjoyable for me. Took us 29:58.

Plus a Hike

Packed day yesterday and stayed up late watching a Marvel series. Out in the garage around 11:30.

Warm-up

  • 20 PVC Passes
  • 20 Trunk Twists
  • Seated DB Shoulder Press
    • 10×25
    • 6×35
    • 4×45
    • 3×50
    • 3×60

Strength

10:00 EMOM

  • 3 Seated DB Shoulder Press (60# DBs)

Conditioning

30:00 AMRAP – Partner

  • 128′ Sled Drag (25 + 80/55#, forward)
  • 15/10 DB Push-ups
  • 12 Single Arm DB Hang C&J (40/30#)
  • 20 Reverse Lunge
  • 10 Burpees

I go, you go with Brandi. Took us about 31 minutes, but my phone overheated so the timer kind of messed up.

Midline

3 Rounds

  • 30s Plank
  • 10s Rest
  • 30s Side Plank
  • 10s Rest
  • 30s Side Plank
  • 10s Rest
  • 30s Dragon Flags (3)
  • 10s Rest
  • 30s Windshield Wipers (15)
  • 10s Rest

We were going to do four rounds, but I messed up setting the timer. Oh well, that was hard enough.

We headed over to Midland City Forest after 4pm and went for a 2.95 mile hike, which took just over 57 minutes.