Quick with a Partner

Warmed up with some PVC Passes.

Shoulders & Arms

Shoulder Press

  • 10×45
  • 5×65
  • 5×85
  • 5×100
  • 5×110
  • 5×120
  • 5×125

3 Sets

  • 12 DB Upright Rows (25#)

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#)

Conditioning

2 Rounds (Partner)

  • 34 Pull-ups (2×10-7)
  • 80 Air Squats (2×20-20)
  • 320 Jump Rope (2×80-80)

Took us 11:15 to finish.

Back Rib

My legs are getting a little sore. My mid left side of the back feels like I pulled something or a back rib is out of place or something. Maybe it’s just from hitting golf balls for an hour though.

Warm-up

  • Stretching
  • PVC Passes
  • 6 DB Shoulder Press (15#)
  • 6 DB Shoulder Press (25#)

Arms & Shoulders

3 Sets

  • 12 Seated DB Shoulder Press (35-40-40)

3 Sets

  • 12 DB Lateral Raise (15)

3 Sets

  • 12 DB Upright Row (25)

3 Sets

  • 12 Barbell Curl (55)
  • 12 Double DB Skull Crusher (30)

3 Sets

  • 20 alt DB Curl (25)
  • 12 Tricep Pushdown (60)

3 Sets

  • 20 alt Incline Hammer Curl (25)
  • 12 OH Cable Tricep Extension (49)

Conditioning

15:00 AMRAP

  • 5 Hanging Knee Raises
  • 10 DB Hang C&J (35#)
  • 20 alt Side Crunches
  • 40 Jump Rope

Wrote it with five pull-ups but they didn’t feel very good with my back so I did the knee raises instead. Never missed with the jump rope and got through 8+65.

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.

Sore Ass and Hamstrings

It was almost 70°, so we went for a 2.2 mile walk yesterday. Still really sore from the leg workout the other day.

Warmup

  • 20 PVC passes
  • 3 Sets
    • 10 Calf Raises
    • 40’ Tip Toe Walk

Shoulders

3 Sets

  • 12 Seated DB Shoulders Press (20#)
  • 12 Seated Arnold Press (20#)
  • 12 Seated Side Laterals (8#)

Arms

3 Sets

  • 15 Double DB Curl (20#)
  • 15 Double DB Tricep Kickbacks (15#)

4 Sets

  • 10/10 Standing 1 Arm Hammer Curl over Incline Bench (20#)
  • 10 Tricep Pushdown (60#)

4 Sets

  • 8 Wide Grip Barbell Curl (45-55-55-55#)

Midline Conditioning

2 Rounds

  • 50 alt Side Crunches
  • 100 Jump Rope
  • 50 Flutter Kicks
  • 100 Jump Rope
  • 25 Leg Raises 
  • 100 Jump Rope
  • 16/16 Side Bends (35#)
  • 100 Jump Rope

Fun one that B came up with. Took me 13:41.

Toss the Bar Around a Bit

I was really tired later in the evening, after processing wood for a bit. Today I’m feeling surprisingly good after those deadlifts. I can already feel my posterior chain though and I had still been sore from Wednesday’s workout.

  • 3:00 Row (700m)
  • 3:00 TrueForm Run (0.45 km)
  • 3 Rounds
    • 20 Push Jerks (75#)
    • 50 Mountain Climbers
    • 12 Pull-ups
    • 100 Jump Rope
    • 20 DB Floor Presses (40#)
    • 20 Back Rack Lunges (75#)

Not used to tossing around weights so much, so had to get in some extra breathing at times. Finished in 23:32.

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.

Double Up Dumbbells

Warm-up

  • PVC Passes
  • Calf Raises
  • Trunk Twist
  • Tip Toe Walk

Conditioning

4 Rounds

  • 80 Jump Rope
  • 12 DB Curls (20#) + 12 Tricep Pushdowns (bar, 49#)
  • 30 Sprinter Sit-ups (Partner does 30s Plank)
  • 24 Walking Lunges
  • 12 DB Bench Press (50#) + 12 DB Push Press (35#)
  • 12/12 Side V-ups (Partner does 24 Plank Knee Taps)

Partner workout with B. For the jump rope and lunges we each went while the other rested. The dumbbell movements were paired up, so the partner rested until both movements were done. For the abs, each partner was working at the same time and then we switched. I started the first round and then we alternated who started every round after that. Took us 34:01.

With a Knee Tap

Warm-up

  • 2 Sets
    • 10 Air Squats 
    • 10 Calf Raises
    • 30s TrueForm Walk
  • 10 Back Squats (45#)
  • 5 Back Squats (65#)

Legs

3 Sets

  • 10 Back Squats (85#)
  • 20 Plyo Lunges
  • 70 Jump Rope

3 Sets

  • 12 DB Walking Lunges (45#)
  • 20 Lateral Hops (over 8# DB)
  • 250/200m Standing BikeErg

4 Sets

  • 12 Double DB Box Step-ups (45# DBs)

We went straight through again, resting while each other did their round. I decided to stick with the dumbbells I had instead of going from 30 up to 45 each set. We ran a clock and it took us 26:17.

Midline

Tabata

  • 12-14-16-17 Sprinter Sit-ups
  • 14 Side V-ups
  • 14 Side V-ups
  • 14 Plank Knee Taps

It’s Been a Week

One of those weeks for us, but Brandi closed on her house yesterday so that’s a big load off of us.

Warm-up

  • 80′ Lateral Monster Walk
  • 80′ Monster Walk
  • 10 Monster Squats
  • 10 Monster Toe Touches
  • 20 Trunk Twists
  • 10 Back Squats (45#)
  • 5 Back Squats (65#)

Legs

3 Sets

  • 10 Back Squats (85#)
  • 20 Plyo Lunges
  • 70 Jump Rope

3 Sets

  • 12 DB Walking Lunges (45#)
  • 20 Lateral Hops (over 8# DB)
  • 250/200m Standing BikeErg

4 Sets

  • 12 Double DB Box Step-ups (30-35-40-45# DBs)

Today we went from one section right to the next without additional rest and everything was IGYG rounds. It was challenging but not destroying. Saved a lot of time and kept up the heart rate.

Midline

3 Rounds

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

4:07

Heavy Steppin’

Warm-up

  • 80′ Lateral Monster Walk
  • 80′ Monster Walk
  • 10 Monster Squats
  • 10 Monster Toe Touches
  • 30 Trunk Rotations
  • 10 Back Squats (45#)
  • 5 Back Squats (65#)

Legs

3 Sets

  • 10 Back Squats (85#)
  • 20 Plyo Lunges
  • 70 Jump Rope

3 Sets

  • 12 DB Walking Lunges (45#)
  • 20 Lateral Hops (3″)
  • 250/200m Standing BikeErg

In the third round I did 30 mountain climbers instead of the hops because it felt like my calf was about to give out.

Strength

  • 20 Double DB Box Step-ups (30#)
  • 3 Sets
    • 12 Double DB Box Step-ups (35-40-45#)

These were rough after the other two pieces.