At the Dreams

Traveled to Cancun yesterday for a work trip. Made it to the resort’s gym before dinner today.

Warm-up

  • 5:00 Spin Bike
  • 2 Sets
    • 10 Reverse Pattern on Ball (5s)
    • 10 Wall Slides
    • 20 alt Seated Hip Openers
    • 20/20s Supine Leg over Stretch

Upper

15-12-9

  • Lat Pulldowns (Setting #12, whatever that means)
  • DB Curls (25#)

I bit off more than I could choose with the weight choices, so that’s why the descending rep scheme.

Legs

4 Sets

  • 10/10 Single Leg Step-up with Knee Drive (18”)
  • 20 DB Reverse Lunges (30# DBs)

Nasty!

Midline

3 Sets

  • 15 OH Crunch (35#)
  • 20 Slow Bicycles
  • 15 Leg Lifts
  • 30 Oblique Heel Touches

Really felt the burn.

Cool Down

  • 3:00 Walk
  • 3:00/3:00 Sideways Walk
  • 3:00 Backwards Walk

Angry Hip-po

I walked 18 on Thursday and my left hip was feeling it in the evening.

Warm-up

  • 10 Cat Camel
  • 6-4 McGill Big 3
    • Curl-up
    • Side Planks
    • Bird Dogs

Back

  • 5×8 Pendlay Row (45-75-75-85-85#)
  • 3×12 DB Pullover (40#)
  • 4×8 Lat Pulldowns (115#)
  • 4×8 Seated Cable Rows (104-104-115-115#, underhand)
  • 4×10 Banded Face Pulls (2s hold on first 5 reps, blue)

Midline Conditioning

2 Rounds

  • 1:00 BikeErg
  • 12 Plank DB Pull Throughs (40#)
  • 12/12 Half-kneeling DB Trunk Rotation (20#)
  • 1:00 BikeErg
  • 12 Leg Lifts
  • 12 Hanging Knee Raises

I went faster each time on the bike. Took 9:47. Then we spent about 15 minutes doing a few golf mobility movements.

9:47

Golf Mobility

Raising Pallof

We were exhausted last night after a long day traveling and watching golf, but it was a blast.

Back Warm-up

2 Sets

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

Those wall slides are no joke, especially reaching up for me.

Back

  • 4×8 Pendlay Row (underhand, 85#)
  • 3×12 DB Pullover (45#)
  • 4×8 Lat Pulldowns (115#)
  • 4×8 Seated Cable Rows (115#, underhand)
  • 4×10 Banded Face Pulls (2s hold on first 5 reps, blue)

Midline Conditioning

4 Rounds

  • 150m Run
  • 20 alt Side Crunches
  • 10 Candlesticks (hold rig)
  • 10 Plank Pikes
  • 10/10 Pallof Raises (purple tubing)

The raises are a new one and challenge a lot of different areas

Golfer’s Back

Back Warm-up

2 Sets

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

More golfer movements.

Back

  • 4×8 Pendlay Row (75#)
  • 3×12 DB Pullover (40#)
  • 4×8 Lat Pulldowns (115#)
  • 4×8 Seated Cable Rows (104#, underhand)
  • 4×10 Banded Face Pulls (2s hold on first 5 reps, blue)

Midline

3 Sets

Then we went for a 2.73 mile walk in 47:00.

To the Lake

Back & Conditioning

3 Rounds

  • Strict Pull-ups (10-8-8, singles)
  • 12 Lat Pulldowns (104#)
  • 1:00 Jump Rope
  • 12 Seated Bent Over Back Fly (25# DBs)
  • 12 Straight Arm Pulldowns (60#)
  • 1:00 Row
  • 12/12 Kroc Rows (40# DB)
  • 20 Band Pull Aparts (blue)
  • 50m Farmer Carry (50# DBs)

We finished in 24:12.

Midline

2 Rounds (20s work / 10s Rest)

  • 4 Bicycles + 2 Crunches
  • Side-to-side Knee Raises
  • Side V-ups
  • Side V-ups
  • Side Plank
  • Side Plank

Heading up to the lake in the morning!

Twists for the Golf Swing

Back & Conditioning

3 Rounds

  • Strict Pull-ups (10-8-6, singles)
  • 12 Seated Bent Over Back Fly (25# DBs)
  • 1:00 Jump Rope
  • 12 Lat Pulldowns (104#)
  • 12/12 Kroc Rows (40# DB)
  • 1:00 Row
  • 12 Straight Arm Pulldowns (60#)
  • 20 Band Pull Aparts (blue)
  • 50m Farmer Carry (50# DBs)

Took us 24:38.

3 Rounds

  • 24 Kneeling DB Rotations (15#)
  • 12 Piked DB Chest Press (15#)
  • 12 Piked Russian Twists w/ DB raise in the middle (15#)
  • 12/12 Half Kneeling DB Twists to same side (15#)
  • 12 Piked Front Raises (8# DBs)

Several Rotations

Back & Conditioning

3 Rounds

  • Strict Pull-ups (10-8-6, singles)
  • 12 Lat Pulldowns (104#)
  • 1:00 Jump Rope
  • 12 Seated Bent Over Back Fly (25# DBs)
  • 12/12 Kroc Rows (40# DB)
  • 1:00 Row

Took us 17:39.

Midline

3 Rounds

  • 12 Kneeling DB Rotations (15#)
  • 12 Piked DB Chest Press (15#)
  • 12 Piked Russian Twists w/ DB raise in the middle (15#)
  • 12/12 Half Kneeling DB Twists to same side (15#)
  • 12 Piked Front Raises (8# DBs)

These movements were a good change up and the rotations should be good for opening up our golf swings.

Single Arm Push Presses

Warm-up

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

Back & Chest

4 Sets

  • MAX Strict Chin-ups (11-7-6-6)
  • 10 DB Bench Press (50#)

Went on shorter rests today. 

3 Sets

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

3 Sets

  • 10 Standing Straight Arm Lat Pulldown (60#)
  • 10 DB Pullover (50#)

Conditioning

15:00 AMRAP

  • 5 Burpee Pull-ups
  • 10 Squat Jumps
  • 10/10 Single Arm DB S2OH (25#)
  • 50 Jump Rope

My back was pretty tight, so I had to be careful. Finished 7+3.

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.